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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:52 PM

Re: OT: Mungo's pic of the day

But let's settle one question at a time. Do you think S&P is fairly valued or undervalued?

what's your need to know (a) whether the S&P is over or under valued) and (b) what he thinks about that question? He is not under oath, [more]

Sun Sep 28

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

Re: Berkshire vs GE

I was laughed at by most people.

This board offers people the chance to display their sense of humor. You are free not to laugh.

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:54 PM

Re: OT: Mungo's pic of the day

If you think that's wrong, tell us why, or give us a better explanation of the data.

I am free to think what I want and I don't have time in the few remaining years of my life to argue my case with everyone who disagrees with me. [more]

Sat Sep 27

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:25 PM

Re: OT: Mungo's pic of the day

They might not be overvalued, but if not, then one has to come up with a plausible alternative explanation for that result.

I hate to have to disagree with such a revered personality as Mungo but cannot agree that one has to justify [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:01 PM

Re: OT: Mungo's pic of the day

Unsurprisingly, working hard, being patient and living within your means turns out to be a good formula in uncertain economic environments.

Most economic environment are uncertain or at least perceived as uncertain ti a majority of [more]

Wed Sep 24

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:45 AM

Re: OT: The Ponzi Economy

In the early 1950s, movie tickets were about $0.12 and now they are about $12. In the mid 1960s, steak dinners were about $2.25 and now they are $20 to $30 depending on where you go; you can pay more.

The government should get out of [more]

Tue Sep 23

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:47 PM

Re: OT: The Ponzi Economy

hy don't you evaluate his arguments, rather than your guess as to his motives?

Because I don't have time. I am 91 and it takes me minutes to walk from my computer to the closet in which I keep my hard copy correspondence files. To be [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:49 AM

Re: OT: The Ponzi Economy

The following link is to an article by Hussman ... ... ...

based on your enthusiasm I started to read his overlong piece up to where I discovered he is selling his funds, Not good enough for the undersigned, who prefers Jim Grant. In [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:21 AM

Re: Tesco Watch

I've since taken retailers off my watchlist as "too hard" they are too reliant on management,

Charlie likes Costco as a investment and i like it as a shopping experience. Their management is enlightened (except when it comes [more]

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

Re: Putin versus Obama

As to popularity polls mentioned (but I haven't actually seen) it would seem that people approve of smart, decisive, and strategically capable leaders.

I wouldn't be quite oo sure. Election results don't bear you out.

As [more]

Mon Sep 22

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:41 PM

Re: Putin versus Obama

<o>It looks like Putin can survive such damage as the US sanctions can wreak.

it looks like Mccheery totally misinterpreted my post. It was not about US exports to Russia, it was about the ability of Russia to laugh off what US [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:09 PM

Re: Putin versus Obama

Good luck keeping up that growth, PRC. You're getting way too expensive.

Can someone please explain this entire post to me. I do not understand what PRC stands for. I tried everything that Google has to offer but nothing fit the [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:29 PM

Re: PG, JNJ

Wait, IBM was the better candidate.

PG has a great dividend history and at a yield of about three percent I found it worth buy]mg. IBM's dividend history is not a bit worse than PG's, and I have that, too. WB loves IBM for buying its [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:19 AM

Re: Putin versus Obama

In either case, it will be game over for everyone, and stock and bond market, and fiat currency valuations, will all disappear.

Götterdämmerung without the great music

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:44 AM

Re: Putin versus Obama

I guess it depends on what you think goes into investment decisions.


I sent this to you because you had written about the limits of the US economic warfare against Russia. It looks like Putin can survive such damage as the US [more]

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ghu216 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:14 AM

Putin versus Obama

From a Fortune article:

"Putin’s popular support is now riding at all time highs. According to a Pew Poll, it stands at 83%!"

Obama can't match that. Is this OT?

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Sun Sep 21

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:37 PM

Re: Poll: WMT - Online

Watch Out Walmart: Alibaba To Become World's Largest Retailer By ...

shovel out prose based on nothing more than massive speculation. Disregard it.

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:46 PM

Re: Poll: WMT - Online

but it would probably be a bad idea for them to plow a lot of money into on line efforts.

I agree with you but only to the extent that you have uttered a verism, true of all businesses at all times. Including, true of WMT. My wife [more]

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:22 PM

Re: Poll: WMT - Online

When you can't find what you want in some store, you go to Amazon.com, not Walmart.com to find it.

Not true for members of the GHU household and, I daresay, a few [more]

Sat Sep 20

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ghu216 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:13 PM

Re: Poll: WMT - Online

Walmart is a first rate merchandiser.

I agree, It is so big that changing course is not easy or quick. The stock action tells me that if you believe WMT has a future now is the time to buy.

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