The World’s Top 10 Financial Investors

Publish By Sahil Chouhan

Sat, Feb 24

Investing is one of the best ways to become financially independent, but this only applies if you manage to make successful investments that bring you a good rate of return.

1. Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet was the richest man in the world in 2008. Now he is the third richest, with a fortune of approximately $44 billion. He believes in long-term investing and only investing in industries with which you are familiar.

2. Sir John Templeton

his Journey was started out with $10,000 that he borrowed and built that amount into a massive fortune. He is well respected in the financial industry and believes in going against the crowd and keeping an open mind.

3. Peter Lynch

Once in charge of the Fidelity Magellan fund, Peter Lynch is considered one of the best fund managers in the world. He advises stock investment research and getting the back story of a stock before making an investment.

4. Phillip Fisher

Phillip Fisher started his own financial company and managed it for 68 years. He advocates long-term investing and used networking to build his fortune.

5. George Soros

George Soros specializes in short-term speculation and made a massive amount of money in shorting the British Pound in 1992. His fund, the Quantum Fund, gained $2 billion dollars during this transaction and it almost broke the Bank of England. He likes trading in bonds and currencies.

6. Benjamin Graham

Benjamin Graham was a pioneer in value investing and he mentored Warren Buffet. He prefers large companies that have strong sales because they pose less risk. He advises to buy stocks that are selling for below their book value.

7. David Dreman

David Dreman once lost 75 percent of his fortune by following the crowd and finds that psychology plays a big role in investing. He invests primarily in health care and his investing style is contrarian. He believes in using strict discipline when investing.

8. John Neff

John Neff once managed the Vanguard Windsor Fund and developed a simply strategy that yielded big results. He believes in value investing.

9. T. Rowe Price

T. Rowe Price is known for the funds that have his name and is considered one of the world’s best fund managers. He invests mostly in energy and commodities and chooses funds that have value and steady growth.

10. Ralph Wanger

Ralph Wanger has his own fund, the Acorn Fund, that has since 1970 been one of the top growth funds. He believes in spotting trends that last for at least five years.