By Anthony Summers When 24-year-old Warren Buffett received a phone call offering him a job in New York City, he accepted without asking about the salary.
It was arguably the smartest – and most profitable – decision he ever made.
That’s because Buffett knew the man who had just employed him – a man he studied under at Columbia University – held the proverbial keys to the kingdom.
His name was Benjamin Graham.
Years earlier, Buffett had offered to work for Graham for free. But Buffett was kindly turned down.
Years later, he finally got his wish (and with pay).
Even so, Buffett’s life was about to change in …read more