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Acquired

Charlie Munger

Oct 30, 2023
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  • Costco's success lies in its ability to offer high-quality products at low prices through efficient operations.
  • Munger emphasizes the importance of patience, discipline, and avoiding excessive risk-taking in investment.

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Charlie Munger shares insights from his interview with Andrew Marks

During an interview with Andrew Marks, Charlie Munger discussed his unique experience visiting Charlie's home in Los Angeles. Munger emphasizes the importance of executing good business models like Costco, which has thrived due to its low-cost, high-quality products and efficient operations. Munger also praises companies like Berkshire Hathaway for their long-term investment approach and cautions against the allure of easy money in venture capital. He shares his thoughts on the challenges of finding attractive investment opportunities today and highlights the significance of having patience and conviction in making investment decisions. Munger advises young people to surround themselves with good partners, work hard, and maintain a good reputation. He offers insights into his investment in BYD, a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, and emphasizes the importance of good execution in business. Munger concludes by reflecting on his past and the joy he finds in his current endeavors.

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