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Warren Buffett thinks 2% GDP growth isn't so bad

Have you read Warren Buffett’s 2015 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders? You totally should. He published it Saturday morning, and it’s fantastic, as always. The reason I like Buffett’s letters so much is how clearly he thinks, and then how clearly he communicates his thinking. There’s a section of this year’s letter where he addresses
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The London whale, and the challenges of technical communication

Have you heard of the “London whale”? He’s the trader that lost billions of dollars for J.P. Morgan back in 2012. The trades were bets on whether companies with high-yield bonds would be able to make their payments. The bets started to go sour, and rather than eating his losses, the London whale tried to
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You may have already heard the advice to follow the news in your industry. It’s good advice for obvious reasons. You learn more about your company. You learn more about your competitors and your customers. You are better able to follow conversations that might come up at work or at conferences. You feel more connected
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