Warren Buffett focuses on individual stocks and their value as partial ownership of companies rather than their daily price movements or whether the market as a whole is up or down.
“We look at individual businesses. And we don’t think of stocks as little items that wiggle around on the paper and that have charts attached to them,” Buffett said at the 1999 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. “We think of them as parts of businesses.”
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