“You gave the world a lot of joy; Now that ain’t bad for a country boy.” — “Hound Dog Man” as performed by Roy Orbison
You know you’re really famous when people know you by your first name. Everyone knows who Oprah is. Elvis Presley was perhaps the first celebrity I can recall who simply went by his first name. Madonna, Bono, and Shaq are all members of the “No Second Name Needed Club”.
What, I wonder, is the most important one-word name in investing? Is it Warren (as in Buffett)? Or Jeff (as in Bezos)? They’re close to the top of the list, but the most important name in investing is actually a woman’s name (and not a person at all): TINA.