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Sat Aug 30

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ghu216 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:25 PM

dividend income

I invest for income because other sources of income are totally inadequate to keep my wife and me eating, drinking, etc. I have found that dividend income is not adequately covered in facilities offered by the stock brokerage business. I get 1099's [more]

Wed Aug 27

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:08 PM

Re: If SP500 overvalued, and you have a 401(k)...

I do not feel confident of moving between stock indexes (SP500 to small cap, etc.) even if there is some credible value differential as detailed here in some of the interesting price/sales discussion, etc.

I have much sympathy with [more]

Mon Aug 25

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:23 PM

Re: Balloon-day for Mungofitch

Hello JD,

your rebuttal is pointless because you misconstrue what I wrote. I did not compare a whole life policy with BRK shares on their investment merits because I did not say you should pay a premium once or buy BRJ annually in equal [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:16 PM

Re: Balloon-day for Mungofitch

If I live long enough and get smart enough ... ...

I have reached 91 but don't know whether that is enough. It is very common to live longer than enough, which is when death would be a release from pain, uselessness, and sundry other [more]

Sat Aug 23

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ghu216 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:32 PM

what's going on here?

I am waiting for something interesting happening on this board. All I get to see is bubble shmubble. Apparently the purists are in charge and anything that does not cover learned dissertations on how you can avoid getting a dividend out of Warren [more]

Thu Aug 21

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:58 PM

Re: beheading

this particular item of news is already front and centre

not true.

G H U

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:49 AM

Re: beheading

Believe it or not, what is happening in the world, geo-politically and economically, is relevant to the future fortunes of Berkshire Hathaway

Because Berkshire is in so many economic activities and has access to the best information [more]

Wed Aug 20

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:23 PM

Re: Come on, guys: 202k, 203k, ...

I wish I were right nearly as often as I sounded plausible.

I for one would be content if people on this board who think they are right would be merely plausible.

G H U

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:09 PM

Re: beheading

But none of this is at all relevant to this board, and very much risks degrading the usual medium-to-high quality of the board's posts.

your childish concern with the "usual medium-to-high quality" of the board's post is [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:17 AM

Re: Foolish Hype !!!

Does fool management really think this kind of drivel is a net positive to their credibility and/or revenue?

Has fool management offered you a job yet?

G H U

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:07 AM

Re: BRK-A $300,000 in 3 years

So taxes, food, medical and prescription costs, and energy are what is killing me.

Welcome to the middle classes. Their income has not kept up with the cost of living. Traditional "safe" investments, like certificates of [more]

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ghu216 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:25 AM

beheading

« Breaking News »

ISIS militants behead abducted American journalist
DEBKAfile August 20, 2014, 5:58 AM (IDT)

An American freelance photojournalist missing since being abducted in Syria some 22 months ago was beheaded [more]

Sun Aug 17

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:25 AM

Re: Berkshire's float

They are a cash event if you compare the tax deferral with the alternative: tax payment.

Scenario 3: you don't sell but your shares are forcibly converted as will happen to my holding of KMP. Go figure.

G H U

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:13 AM

Re: How Rich We Could Have Been

Nonesense, If you had bought in earlier years as I did you would have driven the price up with the result that your table is wishful thinking, But the board is a good place to let off steam. If you are so smart why don't you predict what will happen [more]

Sat Aug 16

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:41 AM

Re: Come on, guys: 202k, 203k, ...

The price has come up, but the valuation multiple less so.

Nobody forces you to buy merely because the price is right. By the same logic nobody can keep you from selling just because the price is wrong. There is a plethora of other [more]

Wed Aug 13

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:18 AM

Re: news from ghu

Sberbank London quote is presently up 1.68%.

G H U

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:39 AM

Re: 200k celebration

... ... because I am an idiot.

I wouldn't take this for granted. Mote likely you listen to idiots. This board is a society of people who have made BRK into a religion. People who differ are scorned, attempts are made to expel them, to [more]

Tue Aug 12

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:09 PM

Re: 200k celebration

Let the retirees have their day in the sun!

My game plan is more practical. I need not wait for stocks to move around in the right direction for me before I can eat dinner, I buy dividend payers who generally pay dividends without Mr. [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:31 AM

Re: How many times has ...?

Does any know how many times in the history of this board has the total number of posts exceeded the A share price on any given day?

If I knew I wouldn't tell without a substantial remuneration, payable in advance.

G H [more]

Mon Aug 11

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:56 AM

Re: news from ghu

JD,

first sensible comment I have seen. On the London exchange Sberbank is up 5.6% this morning.

G H U

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