Today we live in a time of giants of the stock market and it is for this reason that below we will show you a list of the most successful investors in history, to make this list has taken into account factors of the type, the fortune they have amassed, their profitability, their influence on other investors, the economy and of course the stock market.
When we talk about the stock market there is only one person to occupy the number 1 position among the most influential men and this is Warren Buffett.
He is the director of Berkshire Hathaway the largest conglomerate in the world and is one of the main shareholders of companies such as Coca-Cola, Apple, bank of America, American Express, among many others.
With a fortune in excess of 80,000 million dollars and a commitment to donate the majority to the Bill and Melinda gate foundation, one of the largest donations in history, he is greatly admired.
If there is one great investor and modern sage who is not given much recognition, it is Mr. Charlie Munger.
He is the vice president of Berkshire Hathaway and warren Buffett’s right-hand man; he is a lawyer by profession and an avid reader.
Warren buffet credits him with being the architect of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the10 largest companies in the world
The hero that everyone sees as a villain, is known as the man who most sow’s terror in the managers and employees of the company.
Raised in New York and with a fortune of around 20,000 million dollars, this investor is characterized by investing in companies in trouble, changing the management staff or laying off employees and thus improving the course of these, so that their shares on the stock market are revalued.
He is known as the father of index funds and founder of the vanguard group, the largest investment fund company. This U.S.-born investor in the midst of the great depression is the one who has most changedthe way in which the stock market is invested.
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These indices that usually exceed most investment funds, has allowed it to help millions of investors to benefit from the stock market and has caused more money, to fence to passive forms of investment, radically changing the investment in the stock market, as we know it.
Mr. Soros is controversial, aggressive and extremely active in politics, better known as the man who broke the bank of England, this investor of Hungarian origin, born during the Second World War and into a Jewish family, has become thanks to his skills in the stock market one of the most powerful men in the world.
With a fortune of around 8,000 million dollars and a great influence on politicians. He has invested many thousands of dollars in his political foundation, placing it in the second largest in his country.
Soros is a short-term investor who invests, trades in the foreign exchange, commodities and stock markets.