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Fri Jul 17

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:25 PM

Re: is this meaningful?

IBM spends about $6bn a year on R&D

Not only that, but they also have a colossal number of patents year after year.

G H U

Mon Jun 29

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:52 PM

Re: Dividend

i>This, I think, is quite creative!<I.

The hoi pokkoi on this board hasn't a clue about using dividends and am sick to death of idiots who tell you to meet living expenses by selling off bits and pieces of BRK if and when as needed. No [more]

Tue Jun 16

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ghu216 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:10 AM

my take on Walmart

Walmart has internet advertisements for a cordless telephone which I want. After spending at least an hour on the phone or the iMac I was unable to trace anyone or anything at Walmart to help me get closer to putting that phone into my cart. I think [more]

Wed Jun 10

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:31 PM

Re: IBM Pharma

Right now people are thinking of it as they do... ... </i?

Jim,

it hurts me to have to say this but your many recs are awarded for your thinking, not that of la canaille.

Harry

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:19 PM

Re: IBM Pharma

there's a lot of value lurking in the many arcane pockets of Big Blue, and healthcare is going to be a major performer for them.

Good thinking, Jack.

G H U

Thu Jun 4

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:34 PM

Re: Berkshire No Better Than S&P

ood collectors deal in values.

sorry butI cannot agree.

G H U

Wed Jun 3

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:07 PM

Re: <b>G H U<b> and <b>W E B

Ghu's perennial question on why BRK does not pay dividends -

He doesn't oay divs because he can get away with it. Management of corporations always do lots of things because they can get away with it. Such as paying directors who are
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Tue Jun 2

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:26 AM

Re: Where is the risk ?

What makes BRK unique is the fact that underlying risk of losing your principal is very low

ALL your principal, I agree. NONE of it, you must be kidding.

G H U

Fri May 29

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:09 PM

Re: Are P/E's too high?

That's about it.

Amen.

G H U

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:04 PM

Re: Are P/E's too high?

averaging into good businesses and holding on for the long haul.

Such businesses reward you in the here and now if they pay their shareholders here and now.

G H U

Thu May 28

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ghu216 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:59 PM

<b>G H U<b> and <b>W E B<b>

I meant to ask: if I am aging, can Buffett be far behind? It's my memory which fails to serve me AS of this morning. I knew what I was thinking about but I just couldn't remember the English word for it. Until my wife came into the room and helped [more]

Thu May 14

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ghu216 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:46 PM

veolia

hello Mungofitch,

some years ago I allowed you to dissuade me from buying that French security on the ground that the Parts exchange is governed by graft. The resulT: I bought less thaw I would have otherwise. I have since learned that your [more]

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