chk999’s Activity

Mon Sep 18

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chk999 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 2:48 PM

Re: PLAY

Work takes us to D&B's periodically for team building. Food isn't bad, but the games don't seem to make our group want to stay. Basically everyone left within about an hour of us getting done eating. I like video games and arcade [more]

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chk999 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:30 PM

Re: JPM initiates coverage on Berkshire

You know, the person to ask would be Ajit. What premium would he want for a policy on Warren that pays off if he is diagnosed with dementia? Ajit is after all the master at setting premiums on unusual polices.

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chk999 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:27 PM

Re: OTish: Chairman / Sheriff

Cue "Walking Tall" meme of Howie with a baseball bat.

Mon Sep 11

Thu Aug 31

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chk999 replied to the TEOTWAWKI board. 11:45 AM

Re: Solar flares

Cutting the breakers will remove the current build up from the wires but not protect against any direct radiation.

If induced potential is high enough to damage small objects we're all dead anyways. No historical evidence of this [more]

Wed Aug 30

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chk999 replied to the Last RoundUp board. 5:36 PM

Re: Amazon Lowering Prices at Whole Foods

Nah, it's just a fad. Real Americans eat Twinkies.

Please, us junk food conosewers prefer Zingers.

Tue Aug 29

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chk999 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:18 PM

Re: Poll: Future board for Berkshire, if necessary

Not the Yahoo boards, I'd rather gouge my eyes out with a fork.

Tue Aug 22

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chk999 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:50 PM

Re: Bull Markets don't die of old age

I like to think that gold (and silver) do not change value over time, by which I mean purchasing power. If I want to be fussy, I would say the go down slowly in value as more gold (or silver) is mined.

The price of gold in January 18, [more]

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chk999 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:44 PM

Re: Heads Up, Shiller is teaching a free course

It is $50 if you want to do the graded material and free if you want to audit. I voted for auditing it.

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chk999 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:39 AM

Heads Up, Shiller is teaching a free course

Robert Shiller is teaching a free course over on Coursera. I've done a bunch of courses via that platform and it is first rate. I signed up for it the moment I saw it.

Here is the link to the page:

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Wed Aug 16

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chk999 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:44 PM

Re: Can we cross off retail?

Vitaliy is always interesting and I think he sees something that fundamentally changed here.

Thu Aug 3

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chk999 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:48 PM

Re: New high

One thing seems certain. Monthly tidal waves of cash are crashing into the checkbook.

I hate it when that happens.

Wed Aug 2

CAPS Outperform Pitch

chk999 wrote about Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL) . 1:35 PM

TPL Outperform

Mostly buybacks, but they work.

Caps Pick

chk999 made a pick in CAPS. 1:35 PM

Texas Pacific Land Trust (TPL) will Outperform the S&P 500

Mon Jul 31

CAPS Underperform Pitch

chk999 wrote about ULTRASHORT FTSE/XINHUA CHINA 25 PROSHARES (FXP) . 12:53 PM

FXP Underperform

China will grow over time.

Caps Pick

chk999 made a pick in CAPS. 12:53 PM

ULTRASHORT FTSE/XINHUA CHINA 25 PROSHARES (FXP) will Underperform the S&P 500

CAPS Underperform Pitch

chk999 wrote about Ultrashort Brazil (BZQ) . 12:49 PM

BZQ Underperform

Over the long run, Brazil will do well.

Caps Pick

chk999 made a pick in CAPS. 12:49 PM

Ultrashort Brazil (BZQ) will Underperform the S&P 500

CAPS Underperform Pitch

chk999 wrote about The McClatchy Company (MNI) . 12:46 PM

MNI Underperform

In 30 years, kids won't know what a newspaper is.

Caps Pick

chk999 made a pick in CAPS. 12:46 PM

The McClatchy Company (MNI) will Underperform the S&P 500
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Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool
Board Posts 2455
Recs Received 2617
People who have rec'd these posts 900
Recs to Posts Ratio (last 30 days) N/A
Threads Started 332
Threads Started Percentage 13.52 %
Most Frequent Board Berkshire Hathaway
Very First Post Re: Prospects Going Forward (4/4/2006)
Percentage of Posts Rec'd 43.22 %
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