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Title

Investing with borrowed money can be a big win — for some

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-24-2018

Abstract

In a 1991 speech at the University of Notre Dame, Warren Buffett offered a few of what are now regarded as some of his wisest words: "I've seen more people fail because of liquor and leverage — leverage being borrowed money." The Berkshire Hathaway CEO told the campus audience they could make a lot of money without other people's money if they were smart.

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