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hedgehog444 replied to the Brookfield Asset Management board. 11:05 AM

Re: Trisura: What now?

Hi DTB,

Thanks for those SA articles. There seems to be some gentle inside manipulation to get rid of us punters (e.g. 10:1 followed by 1:10). Given the vast sums involved here I decided to increase one of my accounts to 100 sh and [more]

Tue Oct 10

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hedgehog444 posted to the Brookfield Asset Management board. 11:46 AM

Trisura: What now?

Anyone have an opinion on the Trisura spinoff? Ignoring the few shares I own has worked great so far, but since I'm unwilling to do any due diligence perhaps I should take my ~50% gain and have a nice dinner?

Rgds,
HH/Sean

Fri Oct 6

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hedgehog444 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:05 PM

Re: OT: BABA question

Jim,
FWIW, there was a decent discussion of investing in China here that you may not have seen:
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Fri Jun 2

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Thu May 11

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hedgehog444 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:06 PM

Re: Airline investment - different this time?

The Muppets on the benefits of video-conferencing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgbNymZ7vqY

(Bohemian Rhapsody, in case you don't want to [more]

Thu Mar 9

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hedgehog444 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:58 PM

Re: A Value Opportunity in Preferred Stocks

The Times had a recent article on "How to make you money last as long as you do" which has been a topic here as well. They quote a financial planner who has done some Monte Carlo simulations of the possibilities of running out of [more]

Sat Feb 11

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hedgehog444 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:18 AM

Re: OT-Index or Value

And of course photons have momentum:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_sail

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hedgehog444 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:16 AM

Re: OT-Index or Value

Even more fun: x-rays have an index of refraction slightly less than 1 for most materials, meaning that the phase velocity (but not the group velocity) is higher than c. You can achieve focusing of x-rays by sending them through an array of concave [more]

Thu Jan 19

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hedgehog444 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:33 AM

Re: OT: Gene Cernan

Randall Munroe on those who have walked on the moon:
http://xkcd.com/893/

Rgds,
HH/Sean

Thu Dec 1

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hedgehog444 posted to the Falling Knives board. 12:06 PM

FKA: BDX

Becton-Dickinson (BDX) is well off its high for the year (although still
up for the year as a whole). It has been dealing with the acquisition of
CareFusion which has greatly increased its debt and they have booked
losses for [more]

Sat Aug 20

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hedgehog444 replied to the Hidden Gems boards. 10:34 AM

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