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Sat Aug 4

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hartmanbirge replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:46 PM

Re: Buy back

“and they can get a 20% discount by buying now at 1.45 book”

Except that’s not quite what their stated parameters are... The parameters were not stated as a policy to repurchase shares at a discount. The policy is to repurchase shares “at [more]

Tue May 8

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hartmanbirge replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:46 PM

Re: Best Munger Quote in years

“Its an elephant hiding in plain sight, and has been for quite some time....”

Bingo!! And that’s how Munger does it.

HB

Mon May 7

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hartmanbirge replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:29 PM

Re: Best Munger Quote in years

Yea. Munger bought Costco for his personal account but unfortunately Buffett held off for Berkshire. In listening to this morning’s interview one can tell that they all LOVE Apple for a lot of reasons and it meets so many of their traditional [more]

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hartmanbirge replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:47 PM

Re: Best Munger Quote in years

“You can't call something "cheap" unless you've first determined its value.”

I respectfully disagree to some extent. I’ve always taken Munger’s approach to be that he knows it’s cheap just by looking at it because he [more]

Sun May 6

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hartmanbirge posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:50 PM

Best Munger Quote in years

How many times do they have to say it? I would hope that this particular Q&A ends the never-ending quest to find the oh so elusive “magic formula” ... Munger hit it out of the park in describing how he came upon his Costco investment. It was an [more]

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