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Memos from the Chairman

Alan C. Greenberg

"Ace Greenberg did almost everything better than I do--bridge, magic tricks, dog training, and arbitrage--all the important things in life." --WARREN BUFFETT Alan C. Greenberg, the former chairman of Bear, Stearns, and a celebrated philanthropist, was known throughout the financial world for his biting, quirky but invaluable and wise memos. Read b...
Publish Date
September 15
Goodreads rating
A collection of memos to employees by the chairman of the now defunct investment bank Bear Stearns. In his memos, Greenberg is constantly restating the bank’s core values, especially modesty and frugality. His repetition of wisdom from a fictional philosopher presages Amazon’s annual recycling of its original 1997 letter to shareholders.      source
Apr 11, 2019
24/ Memos from the Chairman. Always remain frugal, never get complacent, act opportunistically. Repeat. Thanks to @WarrenBuffett and Charlie Munger for recommending.      source