DavidAnglin

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Fri Feb 5

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:21 PM

Re: OT: Suddenly, Earnings Matter

Pollution guilt, fun and pricey status symbol all rolled into one.

Thanks for the repeated information about options.

A friend here in town makes a nice supplement to his income selling puts on stocks he "understands". [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:18 PM

Re: OT: Suddenly, Earnings Matter

Change GM Dealers will either to GM dealers may...

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:11 PM

Re: OT: Suddenly, Earnings Matter

Tesla has a lot of headwinds at the moment. Because of the higher dollar, exports will be more costly if the company does not raise the overseas base prices for the Tesla Energy products and the Tesla Mobility (vehicles) products. Low gas pump prices [more]

Sat Jan 30

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:23 AM

Re: Annual Meeting at your Computer

Great.... the numbers of people who descend on Omaha, should be more manageable.

Hope the Q&A stream is FREE!

Great news!

Thu Jan 28

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:17 PM

Re: Buy back announcement - good or bad?

My guess is that because Astrid does not like being in the public eye, this allocation from WEB's estate assures that when she needs some money and sells something... well that sale will be a non event in the media.

Precluding headlines like [more]

Wed Jan 27

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DavidAnglin posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:21 PM

For Mungofitch

In the past you have talked about selling puts. Seems like an interesting thing to consider now.

Have any thoughts on this subject this week?

Sincerely,

jan

:^)

Sun Jan 24

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:35 PM

Re: Nevada - Solacity Vs. NV Energy

Thanks, DTB

Sat Jan 23

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:16 PM

Re: Nevada - Solacity Vs. NV Energy

A few years ago at the annual meeting IIRC there was a question from a shareholder posed to WEB about how he viewed the potential disruption of distributed electricity production on Mid American Energy.

Both WEB and Charlie thought it would [more]

Tue Jan 19

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DavidAnglin replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:49 PM

Re: Electric Vehicles And The End Of The Oil Maj

If tar sands is an offensive term please understand that I was totally unaware of that.

Therefore I apologize.

There is no anger on my part.

EVs are not driving down the price of oil to these painful [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:52 PM

Re: Electric Vehicles And The End Of The Oil Majors

Transmission losses are a real problem. There has been and continues to be research that should be able to reduce those losses... Hopefully within a decade.

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DavidAnglin replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:42 PM

Re: Electric Vehicles And The End Of The Oil Maj

Yes, all Teslas can come with different types of charging cables. The cables can be used for 110 and up.

With those cables you can charge anywhere there is an outlet. The car will tell you how much electricity you gained from the charge and [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:22 PM

Re: Electric Vehicles And The End Of The Oil Maj

OIL IS A VERY VALUABLE COMMODITY. It will always be needed and is irreplaceable, for so many essential items. It will always be valuable.

If oil can be saved for its truly essential uses and not simply burned... It seems to me that makes a [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:13 PM

Re: Electric Vehicles And The End Of The Oil Maj

The new Chevy Bolt is expected to be all electric. The Chevy Volt that is already available can be plugged in at home, but has a limited range using the battery and has an internal combustion engine as back up.

The Bolt is being designed to [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:08 PM

Re: Electric Vehicles And The End Of The Oil Maj

You plug in the Tesla at night and at home. When you want to travel long distances via the interstate free fueling is available at Tesla provided Superchargers. The normal range on a 90KW battery is 250 miles. Of course battery technology is [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:23 AM

Re: Electric Vehicles And The End Of The Oil Maj

For what it is worth.... We had the pleasure of having a loaner Tesla Model S 90 D, from December 23rd until December 26th.

It should be compared to a Mercedes S, or a Porsche Panamera.

We think this car is soooo much better than [more]

Thu Jan 14

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:22 PM

Re: Further Clayton Homes troubles

Serious internal investigations and full cooperation with the Federal authorities... Would rather Warren himself, had asked the Federal government to investigate, rather than put his own reputation and that of Berkshire into the fray. But in fairness [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:18 PM

Re: Further Clayton Homes troubles

Serious internal investigations and full cooperation with the Federal authorities... Would rather Warren himself, had asked the Federal government to investigate, rather than put his own reputation and that of Berkshire into the fray. But in fairness [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:39 PM

Re: Further Clayton Homes troubles

His first wife would have been asking questions of Warren about this accusation long ago.

This problem is gaining traction whether false or true, and the responses from Berkshire have not been convincing.

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:22 PM

Re: Further Clayton Homes troubles

One wonders if some of the subs are fully candid when backed in a corner and are explaining their troubles to Uncle Warren?

In this case it concerns me ...

There is a disconnect somewhere and as a shareholder of long standing, it [more]

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DavidAnglin replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:10 PM

Re: Further Clayton Homes troubles

I for one am not so sure that every subordinate CEO is as smart as Rose Blumkin was about the value of telling the truth. With incentives in some businesses that may push salesmen toward things that Mrs. B would have never tolerated in her store... [more]

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