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Phil Town's Rule #1 Podcast

In this series of podcasts Phil Town introduces listeners to the first rule of investing, one that was pioneered by Columbia University's Benjamin Graham and strictly followed by famed investor Warren Buffett - Don't Lose Money.  Listeners will quickly learn that not losing money is more revolutionary and less obvious than it sounds--and it can result in making more money than you ever imagined.

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February 27, 2006

Introducing Rule #1

Episode 1

This is the first episode in a series of podcasts where Phil Town, author of the book and audiobook RULE #1, introduces listeners the first rule of investing, one that was pioneered by Columbia University's Benjamin Graham and strictly followed by famed investor Warren Buffett - Don't Lose Money.

March 06, 2006

Two Guys Meet the 4M's

Episode 2

In “Two Guys Meet the 4 M’s”, listeners learn more about the 4 M’s – Meaning, Moat, Management and Margin of Safety – while examining real examples from visitors to Phil Town’s blog.

March 12, 2006

Those Yummmmy 4M's

Episode 3

In “Those Yummmmy 4 M’s”, listeners receive a refresher on the 4 M’s – Meaning, Moat, Margin of safety, and Management – which were presented in the 2nd podcast of the series. This podcast also delves deeper into one of the 4 M’s – Meaning.

March 24, 2006

The Moat's the Thing. Or at Least One of Them

Episode 4

In “The Moat’s the Thing. Or At Least One of Them.", listeners are given a crash course in the basics of identifying and verifying a moat—a sort of protection by which a business automatically wards off competitors.

March 30, 2006

Margin of Safety

Episode 5

In “Margin of Safety,” listeners learn more about this key concept and are introduced to the beginning steps necessary to determine sticker price, including the “Rule of 72.”

April 03, 2006

Bet on the Jockey

Episode 6

In “Bet on the Jockey”, Phil Town explores what it means to be a CEO and the various types of CEOs that exist—what works and doesn’t work as a business leader.

April 23, 2006

A Rule #1 Investor and the Great Company He Keeps... and Sometimes Sells.

Episode 7

Valuing Whole Foods.

April 24, 2006

To Google or Not to Google -- That is the Question.

Episode 8

Walking through a decision on buying Google using the Rule #1 principles.

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