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Wed Aug 20

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:17 PM

Re: Schiller: everything is bubbly

Comments from Tyler Cowan's blog:

http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2014/08/fro...

-Rubic

Thu Aug 14

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:10 PM

Re: Bad Timing

The article itself isn't poorly written. It's worth pointing out
that the authors usually have no control over how their
submissions will be titled. Editors are notorious for choosing
attention-grabbing headlines.

-Rubic

Sat Aug 2

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Rubic replied to the Loews Corporation board. 4:24 PM

Re: Loews Stub Valuation

Hi Jim, Rational.

I'm appreciate both your comments, though I would think if Loews
is perennially undervalued, it's more a neutral result than an
advantage (or deficit) for a long-term shareholder.

Also, if Loews somehow [more]

Fri Jul 25

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:40 PM

Re: OT: Cities by millionaire density

My second-favorite definition of rich was passed along to me
almost forty years ago:

"When you can live off of the interest of your interest."

I thought that was a pretty good insight, considering the [more]

Mon Jul 7

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:40 AM

Re: OT: Fed Up

<< Gary Taubes and others have obliterated the 'calories in, calories out' myth. >>

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Sun Jun 8

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:30 PM

Re: OT: Robert Cialdini explains

You're most welcome, Jan. I've gained something from this thread too.

I was not familiar with Daniel Kahneman's book, "Thinking Fast and Slow".
It's available from Amazon for $2.99 (Kindle edition).

-Rubic

Sat Jun 7

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:48 PM

Re: OT: Merril Lynch account?

<< That is exactly what brokers do to their clients, all day
long. So yah, if you can get the right broker, who has a long
standing reputation of trustworthiness, they do provide a useful
service. >>


Well, as [more]

Thu Jun 5

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:55 PM

Re: OT: Merril Lynch account?

I started investing in 1978 with a Merril Lynch account, then
switched over to Paine Webber. Being young and innocent I didn't
realize at the time that having these companies manage your funds
is almost a guarantee of sub-par results. I [more]

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:42 AM

Re: OT: Fed Up

The hero we need:

http://imgur.com/gallery/qRCAzsk

-Rubic

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Rubic posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:02 AM

OT: Robert Cialdini explains

As many board members here are aware, Charlie Munger
acknowledges Robert Cialdini as one of his influences in
building his 'mental models'. Dr. Cialdini's classic book
"Influence" is a well-regarded text on the subject [more]

Fri May 23

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:21 PM

Re: Mostly OT: Scared of living too long?

Reminds me of "Something Fishy", by P.G. Wodehouse; the first time I'd ever heard the term tontine.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tontine

-Rubic

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:11 PM

Re: Amazon beats IBM in its home turf

<< Is Amazon making any headway with the biggest corporations? >>

Here's an analysis from Gartner which compares various cloud services:

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