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Sun Jun 28

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:57 PM

Re: Dividend

... they make people feel good, specifically people who haven't really thought it through.

Even for those of us who have thought it through and done the math, I
concede a slight giddiness each quarter when WFC dividends [more]

Wed Jun 24

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:47 PM

Re: What books are you reading?

<< The Third Chimpanzee by Dawkins >>

Actually by Jared Diamond.

I recall the somewhat controversial topic about "Kung Fu kerosene
drinking" when the original article appeared in Natural [more]

Tue Jun 9

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:56 AM

Re: Lunch with Warren Buffett auctioned for $2.3

<< I bought this auction in both 2001 and 2002 for about $25,000
each time. >>


In hindsight $50K for two lunches with Buffett appears to have been a
bargain, but I'm certain I could not have derived $50K worth of [more]

Tue Jun 2

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Rubic posted to the Costco Wholesale Corp. board. 4:24 PM

Costco's Secret Price Codes

Used more for inventory control rather than a 'secret', this is
interesting information when you shop at Costco:

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Sun May 24

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:59 AM

Re: Berkshire and rising rates

OK, here is a hypothetical.
I will give you a 3.5% interest rate on my bond, almost 0.5% higher than 30Y US treasuries, if you keep the bond for 20 years. No less.
Would you take this deal?


I wouldn't, but Wells Fargo picked [more]

Thu Apr 30

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Rubic posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:06 AM

Free Kindle book: Buffett's Biggest Blunders

Today only, this book is available as a free Kindle download from
Amazon:

Buffett's Biggest Blunders: The Greatest Investor's Greatest
Mistakes


I haven't read it yet, but it's probably information already known by [more]

Sat Apr 25

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Rubic posted to the Costco Wholesale Corp. board. 9:54 PM

Citi takes Costco business from Amex

Costco Wholesale Corp. has attained a goal that retailers have sought
for years: near-zero expenses for credit-card payments.

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Tue Apr 21

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:12 PM

Re: It's Good to Be a Crony

WuLong:

Agree with your points, good post. But I think you meant Envy
rather than jealousy in point three.

Best regards,

-Rubic

Fri Apr 10

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:53 PM

Re: BRK is a hedge!

<< If so, it seems like now is a good time to sell fixed income. How does a lay investor do that? >>

Don't pay off your mortgage early? ;-)

-Rubic

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