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Sun Apr 13

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bbmd2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:57 PM

Re: Q&A, with Buffett's own #1 question

Buff was asked at an annual meeting several years ago what he would hope the eulogist at his funeral would say and he said: "Gosh didn't he live a long life."
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I know WEB sometimes takes the same story and changes the [more]

Fri Apr 11

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bbmd2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:58 AM

Re: OT: Telsa entertainment

Suffice to say it would probably have been cheaper to have two guys carry me around in a sedan chair.

I don't know if you are winning the argument against your opponents, or not.

But you are a very entertaining writer.

Wed Apr 9

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bbmd2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:49 PM

Re: irrational walk

Ravi's disappearance might be for a similar reason as another leader of the board...hartmanbirge. He was the most prolific poster by far during his reign as captain of the BRK board. When he suddenly stopped posting, we all thought he must be doing [more]

Tue Apr 8

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bbmd2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:17 PM

Re: OT- Dark Markets

I suspect "retail" Mr. Market is abandoning equity investments. I am. Even Berkshire will eventually have to go. As an ageing "retired guy" I simply cannot tolerate the day to day fluctuations and the thought that others may be [more]

Tue Feb 18

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bbmd2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:57 PM

Re: Does anyone else find it a bit odd...

Amex and Google I intended to hold indefinitely, and I get the feeling those mistakes are going to cost me a huge amount of money over the long term.

-- David
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Don't worry David,

I can [more]

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bbmd2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:04 AM

Re: Any foreign exchange traders...

This is a somewhat off-topic response to Tim's last post about computers replacing humans.

One of my kids has a friend since high school who is a professional online poker player. He's the real thing. He scored a 1550 on his SAT, perfect 800 [more]

Sun Feb 16

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bbmd2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:16 AM

Re: Wall of Separation??

My understanding of Berkshire’s corporate structure leads me to believe that the subsidiaries are controlled by independent management teams and the holding company itself mainly serves as a capital allocator. I’m sure they go to great lengths to [more]

Sat Feb 8

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bbmd2 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:27 PM

Re: A rainy day in Berkville

Then there was an extended clip from Jon Stewart's interview of Buffett and Carol Loomis. Asked about Congress, Buffett says: "We've got 312 million people. I don't think 535 can impede their progress over [more]

Sat Jan 25

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bbmd2 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:20 AM

Titanic

Does anyone else here get the feeling that we are like the passengers on the Titanic, right after a few "vibrations" were felt in the dining room from the hull hitting the iceberg. We're sitting here in first class, smoking our cigars. The [more]

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