Here are some notes taken from the life of Walter Schloss, once an office roommate of Warren Buffett
. He is still alive and kicking at 95, and is one of the investors who inspires me the most. He had several points in common with Philip Fisher
and Philip Carret
, some of his contemporary investing legends; they lived very long; invested since very young until late in life; and never looked for extreme fortune or fame. He also led a simple life and, until recent interviews, still invests his personal money. His life incarnates the essential substance of value investing. Read more...