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bigshan replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:44 PM

Re: Question On Selling BRK.B

<<The value is worth close to $1.7m.
If this person were to sell $50,000 worth of the stock the first of every year is there any way to know APPROXIMATELY how long the money would last?>>

In case of BRK stocks, almost [more]

Sat Dec 20

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bigshan replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:33 AM

Re: OT: A little wonderful advice

In spring of 2013 when BRK.B price quickly appreciated from 80's to over 100 in a few months, quite a few people on this board, some are experienced value investors, claimed that the market had moved too fast and it's time to sell and wait for a [more]

Sun Dec 14

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bigshan replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:10 PM

Re: Prescient Forbes Article on the Oil Bust

<<It doesn't work like that. I've read higher break-even prices but I took the lower numbers I came across to be conservative. Lenders will be coming after these producers soon. Time is ticking.>>

There will be bankruptcies, but [more]

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bigshan replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:07 PM

Re: Prescient Forbes Article on the Oil Bust

<<At $50 oil about half of U.S. oil shale producers are below break-even levels. >>

That $50 break-even price is a market price. A petroleum engineer making $150k today would be happy to accept half the salary when low oil price [more]

Sat Dec 13

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bigshan replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:58 PM

Re: Prescient Forbes Article on the Oil Bust

<<To my amazement, even now after the collapse of oil prices speculators are still very much net long oil and commercials net short.>>

To my amazement, you sounded like one of them just yesterday:

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Thu Dec 4

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bigshan replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:03 AM

Re: Warren and diversification

There's a zone of great businesses and corporations. Within that zone, Buffett himself won't be able to set apart individual ones. So over a long period depending on the valuations at different times, he has collected a bunch of them, some whole and [more]

Sun Nov 2

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bigshan posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:28 AM

Brooks Running Shoe Brand

<<Brooks Running Co., a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A 0.46% , hit the $500 million mark in annual sales last April.... >>

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