Carol Loomis is a senior editor-at-large at Fortune, where she has worked since 1954. She has been the magazine’s expert on Warren Buffett since 1966 and has edited his annual letter to shareholders since 1977. Loomis has received the Gerald Loeb Lifetime Achievement Award and Time Inc.’s Henry Luce Award. She lives in Westchester County.
When Carol Loomis first mentioned a little-known Omaha hedge fund manager in a 1966 Fortune article, she didn’t dream that Warren Buffett would one day be considered the world’s greatest investornor that she and Buffett would quickly become close friends. As Buffett’s wealth and reputation grew over time, Loomis used her unique insight to chronicle his work for Fortune.
Now Loomis has collected and updated the best Buffett articles Fortune
published between 1966 and 2012, including a dozen pieces by Buffett himself. Through Loomis’s new commentaries, readers will gain fresh insights into his investment strategies as well as his thinking on management, philanthropy, public policy, and even parenting.
Loomis has created an engaging picture of a great influencer of our time.” Publishers Weekly
Serious investors as well as those interested in the history of Berkshire Hathaway and the philanthropic ideas of Buffett will enjoy these revealing pieces extracted from the Fortune archives.” Kirkus Reviews