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Tue Jul 8

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jkm929 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:21 PM

Proposed Berkeley Soda Tax

Berkeley, California may tax soda pop.

Move over Michael Bloomberg…. On Tuesday July 1, the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously and enthusiastically to place a soda tax measure on the November 2014 ballot. If voters approve the [more]

Sun Jul 6

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jkm929 replied to the Value Hounds board. 9:51 PM

Re: Meridian bioscience terminally boring

Must be small, not listed that I see in the DEF-14 filing.

Click "Yes" after Try all data at the bottom.

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jkm929 replied to the Value Hounds board. 9:05 PM

Re: Meridian bioscience terminally boring

would like more insider ownership. If Motto owned 50% I would be jumping on this. I may research further.

Motto Vivo Family Limited Partnership also owns some shares.

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Sat Jul 5

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:52 PM

Re: VSE Corp.

I posted it on this board by mistake.

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jkm929 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:52 AM

VSE Corp.

Does Zacks conclusion about what to do with VSE Corp. making any sense in relation to what precedes it?

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Thu Jul 3

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:39 AM

Re: OT: Posco poscibilities

There are those who think we are near the bottom of the cycle.

Standard & Poor's just kicked US Steel out of the S&P 500. Steel shares are certainly in the dog house.

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Sat Jun 28

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jkm929 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 12:32 PM

Re: Poll: Did you learn anything in college?

For some professions, it's not the courses you take but your extracurricular activities that provide value.

Before Dom Starsia talks about national titles, he unfolds a two-foot-wide spreadsheet that gives University of Virginia recruits [more]

Mon Jun 16

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jkm929 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 10:44 AM

Re: The Irish sweepstakes continues...

Ireland can have a low corporate tax rate because it also has a 23% Value Added Tax rate.

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Sun Jun 15

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jkm929 replied to the Value Hounds board. 1:51 PM

Re: Poll: The Value of Information

First you have to find the right plot of land.

Where is the right plot of land located? If its along a busy highway, you put up a sign. If its in the middle of nowhere, you build a website that's easy to find on the [more]

Thu Jun 12

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:27 PM

Re: OT: OTC BB and Grey Market ADR

Found the answer, if the ADR shares are not registered with the DTC, then IB will not trade them.

Right under the symbols for the two stock quotes, it says "ordinary shares". I suspect there are no ADRs.

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Mon Jun 9

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:32 PM

Re: OT: OTC BB and Grey Market ADR

Here are the latest quotes. They trade very rarely.

http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/MTKAF/quote

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Fri Jun 6

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jkm929 replied to the Value Hounds board. 9:50 PM

Re: Train of Thought [TRN]

I don't like this headline.

CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX ENDS AT 10.73, LOWEST SINCE FEBRUARY 2007

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jkm929 replied to the Value Hounds board. 12:29 PM

Re: Train of Thought [TRN]

A rare opportunity might exist in rare earth elements which seem to be at the bottom of their cycle

Luxfer Holdings, PLC (LXFR) is involved with rare earths.

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Tue Jun 3

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jkm929 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 9:28 PM

Re: High PE Distruptors

I'm not familiar with the rise and fall of Ames Department Stores but I would guess even without 20/20 hindsight that there were sufficient warning signs about the business way before bankruptcy. Usually there are.

This is what did in [more]

Thu May 29

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jkm929 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:26 PM

New Travel Insurance Policy

From Berkshire Hathaway.

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, part of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, has launched the first product in its new travel-insurance line designed for travelers, travel agencies, tour operators and [more]

Fri May 23

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:47 AM

Re: Amazon beats IBM in its home turf

IBM Cloud supports 24 of the top 25 Fortune 500 companies.

http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/learn.html

Is Amazon making any headway with the biggest [more]

Wed May 21

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jkm929 replied to the Value Hounds board. 8:12 PM

Re: Gazprom (OGZPY)

Wondering how and when they pay their dividend though? I looked on chart on E*Trade and it appears last dividend was in May 2012.

This shows the dividends paid in rubles and kopecks.

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:38 PM

Re: More WMT

Family Dollar has almost 8,000 (and has announced plans to triple that.)

Change of plans.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO), facing an increase in retail competition, is closing about 370 stores and conducting a review to [more]

Mon May 19

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:55 AM

Re: AT&T buys DirecTV for $48.5 billion

Anyone else have any insight on why DTV shares aren't up close to $95 today?

There's a Sunday Ticket exit clause.

DirecTV is the exclusive home to the NFL's Sunday Ticket, a very successful TV package that lets subscribers [more]

Thu May 15

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jkm929 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:36 PM

Berkshire adds Verizon

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK/A) Inc. disclosed a stake in Verizon Communications (VZ) Inc. as Warren Buffett’s backup stock pickers build their portfolios.

Berkshire held 11 million shares of the telecommunications company on March 31,
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