Greatest Investors of all Time

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  1. 1. Greatest Investors of all Time Nowadays, investor is a hot job for people who want to pursuit an enormous fortune. However, to become a successful investor is not as easy as expected. It is a job that takes time to learn, force, patience and of course lucks. Here is the list of 5 great investors in the world including Warren Buffett, John C Bogle, David Dreman, George Soros and Benjamin Graham. 1. Warren Buffett (born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1930) Buffett, 80 years old man, called a phenomenon or the Oracle of Omaha, always be on the top of the world's greatest investors and ranked by Forbes in 2009 as the second richest person in the world behind Bill Gate. Through the company he is currently the largest shareholder and CEO Berkshire Hathaway, a company which he bought in 1965, Buffet made his own great fortune. It is estimated that Berkshire Hathaway's total assets are about $ 267.399 billion in 2008. Warren Buffett's investing style which is call style of discipline, patience and value is strongly affected by his great professor in Columbia University. Warren Buffett Warren Buffett's interview on Bloomberg
  2. 2. 2. John C Bogle (born in Montclair, New Jersey, in 1929) John C Bogle John C Bogle, the founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, the world's second largest mutual fund company under his management, is ranked the second greatest investor of the world, just behind Warren Buffett. John Bogle' investment style is described as "no-load, low-cost, low-turnover and passively managed." John Bogle is famous for his numerous articles and publications of mutual fund and investment. A book of John C Bogle 3. David Dreman (Born inWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1936) David Dreman
  3. 3. David Dreman, a notable investor in the world, Chaiman and Chief Investment Officer of Dreman Value Management, is known by his famous contrarian value investment strategies. Dreman writes many academic articles on a column for Forbes Magazine and other noted Magazines and also published three books. He is also publisher of the Journal of Behavioral Finance. David Dreman is famous for his contrarian investment strategies David Dreman discusses today's opportunities 4. George Soros (Born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1930) George Soros George Soros, Hungarian investor, politician and whose net-worth is about $ 13.0 billion, is ranked as the 29th richest person in the world by Forbes Magazine. He was famous for risking $10 billion on monetary speculation which gained him $ 1 billion in only one day. People came to know him as the runner of the Quantum Fund and the origin of Asian Financial crisis in 1997. Soros's investment style is short-term speculation, huge bet in different directions of the market. Soros is a risky investor who makes use of the chaotic economy.
  4. 4. 5. Benjamin Graham (Born in London in 1894; died in 1976) Benjamin Graham Benjamin Graham, a noted investment manager and financial educator was known as the father of two basic investment principles including security analysis and value investing. Ben Graham published two significant books of classic investment, which are "Security Analysis" (1934) written with David Dodd and "The intelligent Investor" (1949). He was also the people who had the considerable effect on Warren Buffett, his student and also a great investor. In 1926 Graham cooperated with Jerome Newman, setting up the Graham-Newman partnership Corporation. At the same time, he was financial professor at Columbia University and then retired in 1956. The nature of Ben Graham's investment style is summarized in the sentence "any investment should be worth substantially more than an investor has to pay for it." ( Security Analysis, one of two significant book of Ben Graham