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Tue May 12

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RatioFool replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:23 AM

Re: Meeting Question Not Asked/Buyback Level

This is because the entire acquisition cost becomes the book value of that subsidiary on Berkshire's book, not just the acquired company's former book value (most of it is then called 'goodwill', part of book value).

To clarify read: [more]

Tue May 5

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RatioFool replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:59 PM

Re: what broker!

If you have a large enough account they will negotiate commission rates with you.

That's interesting, I guess.

Ratio ~ whose account is large enough not to bother negotiating commission rates ~

Sun May 3

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RatioFool replied to the Retirement Investing board. 9:29 PM

Re: what broker!

Never had any problem with TDAmeritrade and I pay 5 bucks a trade.

Five bucks a trade at TDA? TDA charges a commission of $9.99 per internet trade.

Ratio ~

Wed Apr 29

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RatioFool replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:16 PM

Re: How do it know?

so how does it keep the battery at just the right charge without having a ton of expensive electronics onboard?

Magic

Tue Apr 28

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RatioFool replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:07 PM

Re: OT-What's REALLY important

Murph,

As you are probably aware, there is also a prominent story in this morning's Chattanooga Times Free Press about Brenna, a graduate of Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences, a local magnet school. Her mother, who lives in nearby [more]

Fri Apr 3

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RatioFool replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 11:11 PM

Re: Fixing a Spoon

Goofy,

Given what GWPotter wrote, good luck finding a compatible adhesive.

Ideally I think I'd like to put a "pin" in between the two to add some strength to the joint, but I have no idea how to end-drill a hole into [more]

Thu Mar 19

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RatioFool replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:02 PM

Re: TN Worried About Too Many Jobs

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/03/tenn-goper-slams-volkswag......

They're worried that VW will bring in too many jobs which could eventually be unionized. Funny
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RatioFool replied to the Building / Maintaining a Home board. 9:27 PM

Re: Installing a walk-in tub/geriatric upgrades

SHEESH! For twenty-one big fat large Ks, I'm pretty sure I could buy a young Ukrainian bride ... um, I mean aide ... to help me in and out of a regular tub! And lather me up too!

I don't think I could get away with this if I tried. I [more]

Tue Mar 3

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RatioFool replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:22 PM

Re: Wow, WEB ripped David Winters on CNBC

Rats, the link no longer works correctly. The text to the right seems to read correctly, but there is no video, just a black box. Maybe too many are trying to watch at the same time.

Joe ~

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