Tom Russo

RUSSO: CHURCHILLIAN INSPIRATION

September 23, 2022

Global value investor Tom Russo explains how a visit to Churchill’s war rooms in London inspired him to get involved in the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States. Founded in 1959 with Churchill’s approval, the foundation provides scholarships to American students for advanced research studies at Churchill College, Cambridge.

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WARREN BUFFETT’S ENDURING INFLUENCE IS EXPLAINED BY SUCCESSFUL GLOBAL VALUE INVESTOR TOM RUSSO

September 23, 2022

Part 2 of 2

This week’s guest is a longtime holder of Berkshire stock and has been an avid student of Buffett’s style of value investing since meeting the legendary investor at Stanford Business School in the early 1980s. He is Tom Russo, managing member of the investment advisory firm Gardner Russo & Quinn, where he oversees the Semper Vic Partners Funds, which he launched in 1983 after hearing Buffett address his class at Stanford.  

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RUSSO: CALM OPTIMISM

August 5, 2022

Great value investor Tom Russo explains why he is able to remain calm and optimistic no matter what the market environment.

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FOLLOW BUFFETT’S INVESTMENT PRINCIPLES: GREAT INVESTOR TOM RUSSO CONTINUES TO DO SO

June 21, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway stock has underperformed the S&P 500 for the past decade. By a recent calculation, Berkshire’s stock has risen by nearly 260% versus the market’s more than 300% advance in the decade ended in 2018.

Despite Berkshire’s stunning record since 1965, 21% compounded annualized gains, this is not the first time that the company’s shares have underperformed the market for a decade. It’s happened several times in recent years.

Berkshire has outperformed the market by double digits in every trailing ten year period since 1978. But it hasn’t had a double-digit advantage since 2002, and in recent years it has underperformed the market in three ten year spans.

Are Berkshire Hathaway’s best years behind it? Great investor and long-time holder, Tom Russo responds.
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RUSSO: NEW ADDITION

June 21, 2019

NEW ADDITION

Great Value investor Tom Russo recently added a new Senior Research Analyst to his firm’s team, who happens to be his son Christopher. As is his custom Russo introduced him in a recent letter to investors.

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