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C "Bud" Labitan, MD, MBA

self-employed consultant, investor, speaker, and author of


The Four Filters Invention of Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger

I am a semi-retired physician and passionate investor who has produced books and audio books related to value investing and smarter decision making. I earned a Bachelor of Science in the Biological Sciences, a Medical Degree, and a MBA from Purdue University Calumet School of Management. This school is now called Purdue Northwest College of Business. My research was in the Behavioral Finance area of "investment decision framing" practiced by Warren Buffett and Charles Munger.

On this website you will find links to my services and multiple resouces that you may find useful.

 

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books on amazon.com and audible.com



The Four Filters Invention of Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger (2nd edition)



Price To Value



Valuations



A Fistful Of Valuations



Moats : The Competitive Advantages of Buffett and Munger Businesses



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A must read for Investors, Managers, and Students of Business !


Moats : The Competitive Advantages of 70 Buffett & Munger Businesses



The economic moats of 70 profitable Berkshire Hathaway businesses.

 

 

 

 

Research Volunteers for the MOATS book:

 

From L to R... Front Row: Dr. Phani Tej Adidam, Adam Stuudts, Adam Ward, Natalja Callahan, Erin Sestak, Jennifer Iwanski, Andrea Tagart
Rear Row: Tariq Khan, Kevin Walsh, Sebastian Jung, Ryan Shuck, Raghu Dasari, Florian Beil

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From L to R... Front Row: Dr. Phani Tej Adidam, Adam Stuudts, Adam Ward, Natalja Callahan, Erin Sestak, Jennifer Iwanski, Andrea Tagart
Rear Row: Tariq Khan, Kevin Walsh, Sebastian Jung, Ryan Shuck, Raghu Dasari, Florian Beil

 

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Beryl Chavez Li, University of Manchester, UK. and Scott Thompson, MBA, and Jubin Jacob




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Richard Konrad, CFA, Value Architects Asset Management, Dr. Maulik P. Suthar and Todd Sullivan of Valueplays.net




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Stephen Chan of The University of Manchester, UK., Daniel Rudewicz, CFA, Furlong Financial, LLC and Tim Bishop, Book Editors



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Saran B. Kumar, Theodor Tonca, Shouryamoy Das, Book Editors



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Brian Bernardino, JD, Peter Stein, Hoang Quoc Anh, Book Editors




List of 70 Businesses covered in the book.


 

Acme Brick Company, Bud Labitan with Adam Ward, UNO-CBA.  
American Express Co. (AXP), Dr. Maulik Suthar, Gujarat, India.  
Applied Underwriters, Bud Labitan with Adam Ward, UNO-CBA.  
Ben Bridge Jeweler, Bud Labitan with Beryl Chavez Li, University of Manchester, UK.  
Benjamin Moore & Co., Bud Labitan with Mr. Jack Wang CPA, Lexico Advisory.  
Berkshire Hathaway Group, Bud Labitan with Brian Greising, MainStreet Advisors and and Rick Mayhew
Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies, Bud Labitan with Beryl Chavez Li, University of Manchester, UK.   
BoatU.S., Bud Labitan with Peter Chen, Singapore.   
Borsheims Fine Jewelry, Bud Labitan with Tariq Khan, UNO-CBA.  
Buffalo News, Bud Labitan and Peter Stein 
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. Bud Labitan with David Leoy.  
Business Wire, Bud Labitan with Larry Harmych.  
BYD, Bud Labitan with Kevin Walsh, UNO-CBA.  
Central States Indemnity Company, Bud Labitan with Azalia Khousnoutdinova, UNO-CBA,  
Clayton Homes, Bud Labitan with Erin Sestak, UNO-CBA.  
Coca Cola (KO) Bud Labitan with Sebastian Jung, UNO-CBA,  
ConocoPhillips (COP), Bud Labitan with Adam D. Studts, PE, UNO-CBA.  
CORT Business Services, Bud Labitan with Erin Sestak, UNO-CBA.  
Costco Wholesale (COST), Bud Labitan with Jubin Jacob, AUC-SOM.  
CTB Inc., Bud Labitan with Todd Sullivan.  
Fechheimer Brothers Company, Bud Labitan with Ben Albaitis.   
FlightSafety, Bud Labitan with Peter Stein  
Forest River, Bud Labitan with Richard Konrad, CFA, Value Architects Asset Management.  
Fruit of the Loom®, Dr. Maulik Suthar, Gujarat, India.  
Garan Incorporated, Bud Labitan with Dr. Edwin Fuentes 
Gateway Underwriters Agency, assigned Daniel Rudewicz, CFA of Furlong Financial, LLC.  
GEICO Auto Insurance Bud Labitan with Florian Beil, UNO-CBA,  
General Re, Bud Labitan with Raghu Dasari, UNO-CBA, and Theodor Tonca
H.H. Brown Shoe Group, Bud Labitan with Mervyn H. Teo (Singapore).  
Helzberg Diamonds, Bud Labitan with Natalja Callahan, UNO-CBA.  
HomeServices of America, Bud Labitan with Sebastian Jung, UNO-CBA,  
IBM, Bud Labitan with Tim Bishop and Peter Stein
International Dairy Queen, Inc., Bud Labitan with Tariq Khan, UNO-CBA.  
Iscar Metalworking Companies, Bud Labitan with Kevin Walsh, UNO-CBA.  
Johns Manville, Bud Labitan with Manpreet Singh Saran.  
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Beryl Chavez Li  
Jordan's Furniture, Bud Labitan with Zehao Sun.  
Justin Brands, Dr. Maulik Suthar, Gujarat, India.  
Kraft Foods (KFT), Bud Labitan with Andrea Tagart, UNO-CBA.  
Larson-Juhl, Bud Labitan with Tim Bishop 
Lubrizol, Bud Labitan with Scott Thompson, MBA.
M&T Bank Corp (MTB), Bud Labitan with Cliff Orr, Kellogg-Northwestern University and Richard Konrad, CFA, Value Architects Asset Management
Marmon Holdings, Inc., Bud Labitan with David Lau and Theodor Tonca  
McLane Company, Dr. Maulik Suthar, Gujarat, India.  
Medical Protective, Bud Labitan with Michael Murillo, KCUMB 
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, Bud Labitan with Dr. Maulik Suthar, Gujarat, India and Brian Bernardino, JD 
MiTek Inc. Bud Labitan with Mr. Jack Wang CPA, Lexico Advisory.  
Moody's (MCO), Bud Labitan with Raghu Dasari, UNO-CBA.  
National Indemnity Company, Bud Labitan with Jen Iwanski, UNO-CBA and Rick Mayhew 
Nebraska Furniture Mart, Bud Labitan with Julie Rosenbaugh, UNO-CBA, Theodor Tonca, and Shouryamoy Das  
NetJets®, Bud Labitan with Christian Labitan.  
PacifiCorp., Bud Labitan with Beryl Chavez Li, University of Manchester, UK. 
Precision Steel Warehouse, Inc., Bud Labitan with Adam D. Studts, PE, UNO-CBA and J.T. Loudermilk, MBA  
Procter & Gamble (PG), Bud Labitan with Beryl Chavez Li, University of Manchester, UK  
RC Willey Home Furnishings, Bud Labitan with Azalia Khousnoutdinova, UNO-CBA.  
Richline Group, Daniel Doyon, Purdue University.  
Scott Fetzer Companies, Cliff Orr, Kellogg-Northwestern and Hoang Quoc Anh, Vietnam  
See's Candies, Bud Labitan with Jen Iwanski, UNO-CBA.  
Shaw Industries, Bud Labitan with Daniel Doyon and Richard Konrad, CFA, Value Architects Asset Management 
Star Furniture, Bud Labitan with Pamela A. Quintero, MBA.  
The Pampered Chef® Bud Labitan with Julie Rosenbaugh, UNO-CBA.  
TTI, Inc., Bud Labitan with Peter Chen, Singapore.  
United States Liability Insurance Group, Bud Labitan with Stephen Chan, University of Manchester and Colin Farrier
US Bancorp (USB), Bud Labitan with Richard Konrad, CFA, Value Architects Asset Management.  
USG Corp (USG), Bud Labitan with Richard Konrad, CFA, Value Architects Asset Management.  
Wal-Mart (WMT) with Florian Beil, UNO-CBA.  
Washington Post (WPO), Bud Labitan with Andrea Tagart, UNO-CBA and Richard Konrad, CFA, Value Architects Asset Management
Wells Fargo (WFC), Bud Labitan with Natalja Callahan, UNO-CBA.  
Wesco Financial Corporation, Bud Labitan with Stephen Chan, University of Manchester, UK.   
XTRA Corporation, Bud Labitan