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Subject:  Writers attempting Buffett/Munger mentality Date:  3/24/2013  7:23 PM
Author:  Charliedealraker Number:  200405 of 218982

In the 1990's the free cash flow thing got legs and then some. Multiple books were written about it while Coke stock went through the roof. Of course most of this was the common investor thinking he'd discovered how to be Munger or Buffett. Of course the understanding was lacking and the idea was taken too far.

Little did they know that almost exactly at this same time Buffett and Munger began what was going to be years of buying massive amounts of capital intensive businesses. So much so that even the overweight professor, more than ten years later, STILL didn't get it and was lured into unloading criticism on the CEO of Berkshire