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Tue Apr 12

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AdrianC replied to the Christian Fools board. 9:44 PM

Re: DIPG

https://www.gofundme.com/KylerBradley

As you all have been praying and following Kylers and his story,I wanted to let you all know that he is is now in Heaven. May God be with the family [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Christian Fools board. 9:16 AM

Re: DIPG

Kyler's mother:

GOD..... Can you hear me? Can you hear my cries for my child? Where are you in his time of need? Why him? I don't understand!!

Heartbreaking.

Mon Apr 11

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AdrianC replied to the Christian Fools board. 7:20 PM

Re: DIPG

I know a few of you were interested in Kyler's plight, and some helped financially. The latest update is here:

https://www.gofundme.com/KylerBradley

Kyler was doing relatively well [more]

Thu Mar 24

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:35 PM

Re: Sequoia Fund Goldfarb Retiring

http://www.wsj.com/articles/president-of-valeant-investor-se...

Investors pulled $777.1 million from the fund from the end of August [more]

Fri Feb 26

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AdrianC posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:09 PM

GEICO rates

A pretty girl at the auto show talked me into getting an auto insurance quote from Liberty Mutual. We've been with Geico for a decade. I don't think we shopped insurance rates since we switched, figuring Geico would be the lowest anyway. [more]

Thu Feb 25

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:02 PM

Re: Rational Walk's Latest

<< Interesting piece as usual. Doubly so for me - I've thought of
BRK as the ultimate tax deferral investment and almost all our taxable
investments are in BRK. >>

I've always considered this a possibility and have [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:09 PM

Re: Rational Walk's Latest

A firm can buy its own shares any time it likes, except just before an earnings release.

Thought so.

So excess capital is not really a concern. The next CEO can buy shares in at opportune times and let cash build when price [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:07 PM

Re: Rational Walk's Latest

I should have quoted Rational's second to last paragraph also:

As Mr. Buffett’s statement above implies, “massive repurchases” would be an excellent choice if Berkshire shares are selling below intrinsic value. However, most observers [more]

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AdrianC posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:53 AM

Rational Walk's Latest

Berkshire Hathaway: The Next Ten Years

http://www.rationalwalk.com/

How the next ten years will develop is not something we can predict with any certainty. However, the probability of [more]

Thu Feb 18

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AdrianC posted to the Atheist Fools board. 11:22 AM

New Jesus Movie Out

Roman soldiers go looking for Jesus' body to prove he hasn't risen from the dead.

[more]

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:44 AM

Re: Coat tailing

I just think it's fascinating how people spend time dissecting the stock buys when there has been very few that have done really really well.

I did really well out of BAC, WFC and CBI in recent years. All ideas from Berkshire buys [more]

Tue Feb 16

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:07 AM

Re: New book: Concentrated Investing

From the blurb:

•Discover the success of Lou Simpson, a former GEICO investment manager and eventual successor to Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway.

Oops.

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:49 AM

Re: Interview with Dale Wettlaufer

That's a great resource. Do you know of any other places for good interviews?

There are some excellent interviews here:

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Fri Feb 12

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AdrianC replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:55 PM

Re: It's Darwin Day

A worrisome trend is that those with the least well-developed prefrontal cortex tend to be the most prolific breeders. Conversely the higher the level of intelligence the lower the level of reproduction. Evolution may well be the undoing of the [more]

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AdrianC posted to the Atheist Fools board. 7:53 AM

It's Darwin Day

Tell your friends.

http://darwinday.org/

“There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:23 AM

Re: Fairfax Versus Berkshire

I see where we might have some confusion - in the previous post my numbers were to Feb 11, 2016. Fairfax is up 15% YTD while Berkshire is down 10% YTD.

Use year end numbers and it's like this:

Fairfax is ahead on the 1, [more]

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:06 AM

Re: Fairfax Versus Berkshire

....that being said I just looked at a comparison line chart comparing FRFHF and BRK/B for 5 years and 10 years. This was done from the schwab.com web site


FRFHF is ahead on both those time periods,
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Thu Feb 11

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AdrianC replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:29 AM

Re: Berkshire Highly Leveraged to Energy/Financi

just bought at 124.40

Me too.

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AdrianC posted to the Atheist Fools board. 9:17 AM

Casino Operator for President

On Trump's qualifications to be president:

"I think anyone who makes money running a casino is not morally qualified. It's a very dirty way make money." - Charlie Munger

Wed Feb 10

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AdrianC replied to the Christian Fools board. 10:29 AM

Re: Saints Preserve Us!

I was in Northern Spain some years ago and wandered into a pretty looking church in a remote village. They had the arm bone of a saint on display. I'll have to see if I can dig up a picture.

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