[From The Archives] Barron’s Mailbag December 1962: Warren Buffett On Dubious Accounting Policies

The following letter from Warren Buffett appeared in the December 24 1962, issue of Barron’s. Warren Buffett wrote to Barron's commending the publications investigation into dubious accounting policies used by publicly owned real estate companies at the time.

Warren Buffett On Dubious Accounting Policies

"To the Editor:

I have just finished reading your articles regarding publicly owned real estate companies, which were most interesting and perceptive. This is a story that needed to be told."

Warren Buffett and the Barron's investigation at the time, were both looking into the way real . . .


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