The World’s Greatest Money Maker: Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is the greatest investor of all time. His decisions about buying shares and companies have beaten the stock market year after year and made him the richest person in the world – thought to be worth 37 billion dollars.

Yet Buffett lives modestly in his native Omaha, in America’s mid-West, and runs his 150 billion dollar business with a staff of just twenty. Evan Davis meets him to find out about his unique investment strategy and his eccentric lifestyle. Evan talks to Buffett’s family, friends and colleagues about the man they call the Sage of Omaha, and Buffett’s friend Bill Gates praises his philosophy of life.

As the greed of the super-wealthy is widely criticised in the current financial crisis, Davis asks whether Warren Buffett is the acceptable face of the filthy rich.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2SZRK5K3TW5VEVYUTMD5XVKG24 Abe Sh.

    Great Documentary! But I really want to know how to invest in companies. Buy some of the company’s share, for example through scottrade? What way did warren buffet invest in the company’s when he first started? Anyone catch that from the documentary, or did someone clearly understand the specific investing method?

    • Massl59

      do you think your going to watch this documentary and become a great investor.  come on man

    • Ste

      by his biography ‘the snowball’ by alice schroedrer

  • Anonymous

    Most of people know the name Warren Buffett. He is the greatest investor of all time. He is the master of stock market. I think his single advice change your life.

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  • Anonymous

    No one unknown with the name of Warren Buffett. He is the world greatest money maker. We must  learn so many things from the Warren Buffett.
     
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  • MilanMorrison73

    just saw a similar film on http://www.lovedocumentaries.com, this guy is amazing, how can yo make so much cash ??

  • MilanMorrison73

    just saw a similar film on http://www.lovedocumentaries.com, this guy is amazing, how can yo make so much cash ??

  • http://www.facebook.com/edingsteve Steve Messi

    Warren Buffett is a crony! 

  • DaftAida

    Looking at the idolatry bestowed upon these arch criminals, the people get what the people deserve. There’s no special ‘gift’ or genius involved in a well worn strategy deployed over thousands of years yielding the same results. Technology has of course, made all the difference to the speed and reach of power and control.

  • Nick

    As much as I like Buffett and his successes, he is nowhere near the world’s greatest money maker as he is third on the list for worlds wealthiest people!

    To be absolutely correct Carlos Slim Helu Is the world’s greatest money maker with a net worth $69 Billion as compared to Warren Buffetts $44 Billion dollar net worth. And second on the list is Bill Gates with a net worth of $61 Billion dollars.

    And that’s just with 1 and a half minutes of research with Google. Wonder what the creator did with all his research time…

    Epic fail…

  • Andy

    Intriguing documentary. Would love to meet him and pick his brain. These are the kind of documentaries that inspire you to self develop every day and become a success in your given passion. One can only aspire to do it with as much class and humility as Warren. Great guy! Keep them coming DH