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Wed Feb 10

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:32 PM

Re: Question on PSX Investment

What am I missing

The United States has a moat in oil refining arising out of its cheap natural gas to fire up refineries.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100943620

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Sat Feb 6

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:45 PM

Re: OT: Amazon planning to open 100s of bookstor

Ears should prick up if a company is reporting different profit figures to shareholders and different figures to the IRS.

That is usually the case because corporations usually use accelerated depreciation in reporting to the IRS and [more]

Tue Feb 2

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jkm929 replied to the Value Hounds board. 4:45 PM

Re: OT?

Norton warns about Stockman's Corner.

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Thu Jan 21

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jkm929 replied to the Value Hounds board. 12:27 PM

Re: Autos bottoming ?

The percentage of the population having driver's licenses has been declining in recent years. Could lead to fewer customers.

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Fri Jan 15

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jkm929 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 1:36 PM

Re: What are you buying now?

Its market cap today was $382 million, which is too small for major institutions to invest in...

not so (byrne and casey only insiders though Gabelli had a business relationship with them)


I'm thinking in term of market [more]

Thu Jan 14

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jkm929 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 5:49 PM

Re: What are you buying now?

Hey! Bought a skosh in Oct. It's a small asset manager so I don't want to buy more. But the managers seem competent (if a little more highly paid than warranted by their size.)

I want to buy more. Its market cap today was $382 [more]

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jkm929 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 4:52 PM

Re: What are you buying now?

WHG.

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Sun Jan 10

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:29 PM

Re: PE Ratios

What is a fair PE for the S&P 500 today?

The Latest Barron's shows a P/E of 21.20, earnings of 90.66, and a book value of 726.96. Dividing earnings by book value gives a ROE of 12.47%.
When I buy a stock, I like to see the P/E [more]

Thu Jan 7

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:02 PM

Re: Sugar Tax UK interesting debate.

Taxes on alcohol and cigarettes work so why not sugar too!

The costs to society of a product being produced and consumed should include in the price not only the costs of production but also the costs of consumption. If the costs of [more]

Mon Jan 4

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jkm929 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:54 AM

Fidelity Drops AXP & BAC cards

Fidelity is dropping American Express and Bank of America credit cards and switching to Visa and US Bancorp cards.

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Sat Jan 2

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:08 PM

Re: OT: ad copy

I happened across an interesting ad in the Economist.
I know absolutely nothing about the firm or its skills. They might be idiots for all I know, with a great ad agency.
But the copy is actually quite a good read.


The firm's [more]

Thu Dec 31

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:15 PM

Re: Clayton not looking good

The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund has been helping finance the conversion of landlord owned trailer parks into resident owned communities.

Residents of Green Meadows Mobile Home Park in Concord closed today on the purchase of their [more]

Tue Dec 22

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jkm929 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 12:09 PM

Re: Dividend Aristocrats 2050

American Can, Bethlehem Steel, Eastman Kodak, General Motors, Sears, Union Carbide, Woolworth, those are some of the easy ones I was able to pick out.

American Can got out of the can business, got into financial services and became [more]

Sun Dec 20

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jkm929 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 12:51 PM

Re: Sold KMB

Kimberly Clark recently announced a strategic alliance with Disney.

DALLAS, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced a new strategic alliance today with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. As part of the alliance, [more]

Sun Nov 15

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jkm929 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:31 PM

Re: WMT vs IBM

WalMart is GROWING SSS now..after a multi year period of declines.

I'm wondering if something is happening in the economy that is causing this. Rising sales at WalMart and last week's report of declining sales at Macy's and Nordstrom [more]

Thu Oct 1

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jkm929 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:05 PM

IBM Research Makes Progress

IBM IBM -1.36% researchers have figured out how to move electrons on a carbon nanotube, a structure that is 10,000 times smaller than a human hair and an awesome conductor of electricity. IBM’s breakthrough on Thursday is that it has figured out a [more]

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