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Portfolio management: lessons learned from Buffett

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“Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful”: Why Buffett Didn’t Buy More at the Bottom (Yahoo Tech-ticker)

More importantly, I think controlling one’s emotion is key in this market (like yesterday and today :-(. Obviously easily said than done. Yesterday I read the WSJ top page story on people trading AIG stock, most of them lost money eventually (I believe so, at least most people gave back the gains). Trading AIG stock is an extreme example, because of its volatility in last month (August).

Other lessons from Mr. Buffett:

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Eaton Corporation

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Eaton Corporation (Wiki entry; NYSE: ETN)

Secondary offering April 2008 (24x7wallst). They offered 17.5 millions of shares at $84, and the proceedings is about $1.43 billion.

Business Overview (diversified manufacturing)
Electricity power equipment; truck powertrain & fuel systems; aerospace fuel and hydraulics systems