When you've covered investing and the markets for as long as I have, you get to know some of the larger-than-life personalities of the big investors and CEOs who make covering the markets exciting.
Legendary investor Jim Rogers, for instance: He's a guy I respect greatly, who's made repeated visionary calls. I've interviewed him on a few occasions, and he even penned the foreword to my 1998 book, Contrarian Investing.
Warren Buffett is another, though he's certainly not a flamboyant personality. He's a humble, down-to-earth type... and one of the sharpest investors in history, who freely dispenses market wisdom in word and deed.
Today, I want to tell you about one of my favorite CEOs - and of course, I'll recommend his company, too (it happens to be "on sale" right now).
He's a guy who says "it's easier to see 30 years ahead than three years ahead." And he's an innovator and investor after my own heart who understands the immense value of what we call "the long view."
Let me introduce you...
About the Author
Before he moved into the investment-research business in 2005, William (Bill) Patalon III spent 22 years as an award-winning financial reporter, columnist, and editor. Today he is the Executive Editor and Senior Research Analyst for Money Morning at Money Map Press.