Warren Buffett on Investing, Regrets and India

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Published on Jul 3, 2016
In this interview Warren Buffett and Ajit Jain discuss investing strategies for beginners, why Warren hasn’t invested in India and much more. This interview was a MBA Q&A in which students from IIT, IIM and Delhi’s St. Stephen’s College questioned Buffett.

Interview Date: April 11, 2011.
Location: New Delhi, NDTV studios

0:01 Introduction
0:34 Start of Interview
1:35 Impressions of India
3:44 Start of questions
3:47 How could the Indian markets become more developed?
5:51 Identifying competitive moats?
12:21 Which habits to have and which ones to let go?
16:57 Greatest regret?
19:40 Views on Private Equity investments?
24:28 How to reduce the gap between India and USA?
25:29 What makes you a great investor?
33:42 Why don’t you invest in I.T companies?
37:19 Why didn’t you invest in India?
40:50 Why is Ajit so valuable to you?
43:56 How have your values and wealth affected your children?
50:16 Your philosophy to wealth creation?
54:28 Strategy for beginner investors?
55:50 Do you recommend investing in a volatile market?
57:00 What goes through your mind as you make a investment?
59:09 How is the Warren Buffett different today from Warren Buffett 25 years ago?
1:00:32 What would you like on your tombstone?

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0:08for the first time in india and expensively and NDTV studios
0:16the man who was better than any other and making money out giving it away
0:23business school students please welcome
0:28Warren Buffett
0:30yeah
0:33well there are times in your life when you are really happy to get to work at
0:39tap dance to work like the gentleman i have here and I'm is one of those
0:43moments when i'm really thrilled to be a journalist because with me a whole lot
0:49of students and the one and only
0:52Warren Buffett
0:58and i must say that i am equally very very thrilled to have one of those
1:04modest humble and good human beings that I've met a GJ
1:10we're gonna all get your questions ready and please be impressive right
1:22short sharp questions and be tough
1:25this is your one chance everybody knows anything go

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