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|What Happened and Why, Where Are We Now and What Does the Future Hold?|
|What Happened During the Housing Bubble?|
|What Caused the Bubble?|
|What Are the Consequences of the Bubble Bursting?|
|What Are the Problem Areas?|
|Profiting from the Meltdown.|
|Advice for Any I... MORE|
|A False Alarm on Derivatives (Case Study: Berkshire Hathaway)|
|A Battered Blue Chip (Case Study: American Express)|
|Bottom Fishing in Microcaps (Case Study: Resource America)|
|Opportunities in Pools of Distressed Mortgages (Case Study: Long Beach Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-8)|
|An Introduction to Shorting|
|A Case of Questionable Reserves (Case Study: MBIA)|
|An Ill-Fated Acquisition? (Case Study: Wells Fargo)|
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Mr. Tilson is the cofounder and Chairman of the Value Investing Congress, a biannual investment conference in New York City and Los Angeles, as well as the investment newsletters Value Investor Insight and SuperInvestor Insight. He writes a regular column on value investing for Kiplinger's Personal Finance, has written for the Financial Times and TheStreet.com, and was one of the authors of Poor Charlie's Almanack, the definitive book on Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger. He was featured on 60 Minutes in December 2008, was one of five investors included in SmartMoney's 2006 Power 30, was named by Institutional Investor in 2007 as one of twenty Rising Stars, and appears regularly on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. He received an MBA with high distinction from the Harvard Business School, where he was elected a Baker Scholar, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a bachelor's degree in government.
Mr. Tongue spent seventeen years on Wall Street prior to joining T2 Partners, most recently as an investment banker at UBS, where he was a managing director specializing in acquisitions and leveraged finance. Before UBS, Mr. Tongue was at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette for thirteen years, the last three of which he served as the president of NYSE-listed DLJdirect, the consistently top-rated online brokerage firm. Prior to DLJdirect, Mr. Tongue was a managing director in the investment bank at DLJ, where he worked on over 100 transactions, aggregating more than $40 billion. He received an MBA with distinction from the Wharton School of Business and received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University.
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