Gustavo Ballvé on August 24th, 2011
Food for thought, Home, Investment Themes, Mental models, Portfolio Management, Signal or Noise

As per our post on Monday, Buffett’s article on taxing the mega-rich caused a wave of reactions – favorable, negative and the personal-attack type. Since then he went to Charlie Rose and discussed the article – and the deficit debate – for +50 minutes in this video interview. There were at least three new strong reactions against the article as well: one by former American Express Chairman and CEO Harvey Golub (Berkshire has owned AXP stock for quite some time), one at Institutional Investor magazine citing “prominent hedge fund managers” supposedly irritated by the article, and another by Weekly Standard’s Chris Caldwell in the Financial Times.

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