1 hr 41 min

Mohnish Pabrai Lecture at Univ. of California, Irvine (UCI), June 7, 2017 Chai with Pabrai

    • Investing

Few Bets. Big Bets. Infrequent Bets.
In his talk at the University of California at Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business, Mohnish discusses five decisions by Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger over a 20-year period (1968 – 1988) that moved the needle for Berkshire. Mohnish also talks about some of the intense difficulties that Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger faced along the way. No pain, no gain!
(00:00:00) - Introduction
(00:02:12) - S & H Green Stamps
(00:03:58) - Blue Chip Stamps
(00:09:40) - Diversified Retailing
(00:10:59) - See’s Candy
(00:11:52) - Buffalo News
(00:14:26) - Wesco Financial and Freddie Mac
(00:18:04) - Wheeler Munger Partnership
(00:23:01) - Tenneco Stock
(00:26:26) - Difference in Pabrai Funds and Dhandho
(00:28:10) - Patience is like law of physics in investment
(00:31:12) - Few Bets, Big Bets, Infrequent Bets
(00:42:25) - Compounding is the 8th wonder of the world
(00:43:29) - Investing is for those who love to watch paint dry
(00:46:46) - Time spent on analysing a company’s product and services
(00:50:48) - Philanthropic efforts; Dakshana Foundation
(00:54:56) - Principles of value investing on diversified businesses
(00:58:33) - Portfolio Diversification
(01:01:00) - Work life balance
(01:04:07) - Mental Models
(01:07:42) - Investment in Chinese market and Circle of competence
(01:09:43) - High uncertainty and high risk
(01:16:52) - Extreme patience with extreme decisiveness
(01:18:21) - How to network to get investment ideas
(01:21:52) - Leverage
(01:29:14) - Auto insurance
(01:38:03) - South Korea market
 

Few Bets. Big Bets. Infrequent Bets.
In his talk at the University of California at Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business, Mohnish discusses five decisions by Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger over a 20-year period (1968 – 1988) that moved the needle for Berkshire. Mohnish also talks about some of the intense difficulties that Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger faced along the way. No pain, no gain!
(00:00:00) - Introduction
(00:02:12) - S & H Green Stamps
(00:03:58) - Blue Chip Stamps
(00:09:40) - Diversified Retailing
(00:10:59) - See’s Candy
(00:11:52) - Buffalo News
(00:14:26) - Wesco Financial and Freddie Mac
(00:18:04) - Wheeler Munger Partnership
(00:23:01) - Tenneco Stock
(00:26:26) - Difference in Pabrai Funds and Dhandho
(00:28:10) - Patience is like law of physics in investment
(00:31:12) - Few Bets, Big Bets, Infrequent Bets
(00:42:25) - Compounding is the 8th wonder of the world
(00:43:29) - Investing is for those who love to watch paint dry
(00:46:46) - Time spent on analysing a company’s product and services
(00:50:48) - Philanthropic efforts; Dakshana Foundation
(00:54:56) - Principles of value investing on diversified businesses
(00:58:33) - Portfolio Diversification
(01:01:00) - Work life balance
(01:04:07) - Mental Models
(01:07:42) - Investment in Chinese market and Circle of competence
(01:09:43) - High uncertainty and high risk
(01:16:52) - Extreme patience with extreme decisiveness
(01:18:21) - How to network to get investment ideas
(01:21:52) - Leverage
(01:29:14) - Auto insurance
(01:38:03) - South Korea market
 

1 hr 41 min