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Tue Apr 7

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bcs123 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:45 PM

Re: "At age 25...I had $2 million"

In Chapter 22 of The Snowball, the heading is a quote from Buffett, "I had about $174,000 and I was going to retire. I rented a house at 5202 Underwood in Omaha for $175 a week. We'd live on $12,000 a year. My capital would growth". [more]

Thu Apr 2

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bcs123 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 11:24 AM

Re: Andrew Mellon & motivated sellers

Thanks. I was unfamiliar with Barnes and that sounds like a fascinating story. This article is very good and the 2010 documentary "The Art of the Steal" is supposed to be as well.

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Tue Mar 31

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bcs123 posted to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 5:01 PM

Andrew Mellon & motivated sellers

At the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, Charlie Munger commented on some similarities between Berkshire and the Mellon brothers. Andrew Mellon was, along with his brothers, a banker and investor who turned their father's small fortune and [more]

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