Adam Brownlee

Adam Brownlee is the author of four books on the subjects of business, finance and investing including his latest, "Building a Small Business That Warren Buffett Would Love," published by John Wiley and Sons. In the past, he has written financial articles for CNBC, and the globe's premier source for investment knowledge,

As the former Director of the Small Business Development Center at Western Kentucky University, he consulted with hundreds of small business owners in the areas of financial management, strategic planning and marketing. He has played an active role and is an avid supporter of WKU's MBA and Financial Management program, Center for Research and Development, and Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation all of which have thrived under the leadership of President Gary Ransdell, Don Vitale, Dr. Gordon Baylis, Doug Rohrer, Dr. Wil Clouse, Dean Jeff Katz, Dr. Bob Hatfield, April Schleig and Dr. Christopher Brown.

He studied and practiced computer programming under Jedi-Master Mike Hall and serves as a business analyst to one of the nations leading retailers while taking up residence in the Bowling Green, Ky., area with his wonderful wife, kids and close family.

You can follow him on twitter @warrenbuffettbz and visit his website at

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  1. Budgeting & Savings

    Is An Ivy League Degree Worth It?

    In 600 B.C. Aesop determined that a bird in the hand was worth two in the bush. Warren Buffett claims that this axiom can be used to determine the most valuable uses of capital. In this article it is used ...
  2. Forex & Currencies

    The Biggest Losers From the U.S. Dollar Gaining Strength

    As the U.S. dollar continues to flex its muscle, many companies stand to benefit but also, an assortment of others stand to be hurt.
  3. International / Global

    The Collapse of Oil, the weak Ruble and Sanctions Hammer ...

    The world's largest energy exporter, Russia, is experiencing negative growth as a result of depressed oil prices, a weakening ruble and sanctions. What will happen to the bear?
  4. Retirement Savings

    Take Charge of Your Personal Finances This Year

    Take charge of your personal finances to reach financial independence. Find out how with these 5 financial life-altering steps for 2016.
  5. Banking

    4 Key Takeaways From Wells Fargo's Earnings Report

    Wells Fargo is in a position of strength because of its low exposure to oil, smaller capital requirements, Fed actions and a robust domestic economy.
  6. Commodities

    Oil Glut: Find the Opportunities, Jump In

    The recent drop is creating opportunity for larger producers in the form of bankruptcies for smaller firms. Is opportunity also present for the individual investor?
  7. Investing Strategy

    Warren Buffett and the Mania of Mr. Market

    The stock market, or Mr. Market as conceptualized by Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham, is an erratic, moody individual. Discover how to profit from his mania.
  8. Investing Strategy

    Black Swans, Explained

    There exists a certain type of trader who invests in low-probability events that generate enormous pay-offs if they occur. These are the Black Swans.
  9. Investing Strategy

    Will China Slip Into a Recession?

    The Chinese economy is an entanglement of many factors gone wrong: an overvalued, engineered stock market, slow GDP growth and a devalued currency. What happens next and what will be the global impact?
  10. International / Global

    China Loves Starbucks

    China's growth may be slowing, but Starbucks in China is on a meteoric rise. This is why.
  11. Financial Analysis

    IBM Isn't Worried About Its Stock Tanking. This Is Why.

    IBM is experiencing a dearth of revenue growth and earnings performance as its older business channels die on the vine. The company is making a shift though to faster, growing segments and the future is ...
  12. Markets & Economy

    More Sanctions on Russia for Poisoning? Nope.

    More sanctions on Russia are unlikely even though a U.K. inquiry found that President Vladmir Putin probably ordered them. Here's why.
  13. Investing Strategy

    Tepid Third Quarter Results Could Provide Value

    Bed, Bath and Beyond recently turned in lackluster third quarter results which compounds additional, recent tepid results. Is this a long-term opportunity or a value trap?
  14. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    Warren Buffett: Be Fearful When Others are Greedy

    It is prudent for the investor to understand when the party has gone on long enough and the clock is about to strike midnight. Be fearful when others are greedy.
  15. Bonds / Fixed Income

    The Unique Financial Security of Ziggy Stardust

    Some say David Bowie was a man who fell to Earth. How else do you explain his prescience in creating of the most unique and interesting financial instruments ever - Bowie Bonds.
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