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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 8:34 PM

Re: Figure this.

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!

As it is now, 25% has a 50% chance, 50% has a 25% chance, as does 60%.

If C) said "none of the above" instead of 60% and I'd choose that. And even then I [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the An Open Letter board. 4:05 PM

Re: An Open Letter

The Tri-State Area refers to several different conjoinings of three states.

Like?

Tue Dec 16

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:42 PM

Re: Prescient Forbes Article on the Oil Bust

anyone who thinks he can forecast what will happen to oil cannot be taken seriously. Israel is selling oil to the Egyptians, Putin is planning a pipeline across Siberia to deliver oil bought with renbibi. Venezuela bonds have impressive yield, [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 5:03 PM

Re: US investor buying Canadian stocks/ADRs

No withholding if held in a IRA.

Thanks Wradical, Hohum and Any!

How do Canadian tax authorities know if I am holding in an IRA or a taxable account?

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:30 PM

Re: Stanford VIDEO: “Berkshire Beyond Buf

Thank you RAM, much appreciated!

Mon Dec 15

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:23 PM

Re: Stanford VIDEO: “Berkshire Beyond Buf

http://www.businessweek.com/stories/1999-07-04/the-warren-bu... mentions that BH was the largest company by book value in 1998.

Based on my [more]

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knighttof3 posted to the Tax Strategies board. 4:44 PM

US investor buying Canadian stocks/ADRs

I found some IRS documents purportedly explaining the US-Canada tax treaty but nothing in English :-)

Do you know if Canadian government withholds taxes from dividends from Canadian companies to US investors, if the US-based investor holds [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 4:29 PM

Re: AverageJoe's 698th CaptionChallenge

Dick Cheney demonstrates an Enhanced Interrogation Technique on his lawyer friend.
The friend later apologized for not holding still.

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 4:28 PM

Re: AverageJoe's 698th CaptionChallenge

http://www.nasdaq.com/investing/dozen/revenue.aspx

He said it was "planking" and all the cool kids are doing it!

Sun Dec 14

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 5:27 PM

Re: A simple but important driving lesson

Do you expect anything less from California?

California was just an example. Similar laws exist in many states - follow the links in my previous post.

Driving at high speeds (legal or not) is not a good environment to [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:27 PM

Re: OT: Mining Companies

As for Coke, it is a very different situation. While oil is fungible, cola drinks are not. If I only have Pepsi available, or Billy Bob's Cola, I will not drink a cola, because I, probably incorrectly, perceive no substitute for Coke. I will buy [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:02 AM

Re: A simple but important driving lesson

1: If you are driving the speed limit, you better be in a school zone or in a culdesack. If you are on a freeway you are causing a traffic jamb and hazzard.

2: Seriously! Similarly, don't you dare be the one who isn't looting / rioting / [more]

Sat Dec 13

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:45 PM

Re: OT: Mining Companies

Picture buying a field that has 100 gold bars buried at random depths and unknown locations.
There is a fair price for that field based on the cost to find them and dig them up and (critically) your estimate of the market price of gold when
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Fri Dec 12

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:26 PM

Re: OT: Mining Companies

I bought a bit of BBL today (buying BBL is slightly better than buying BHP, for individual investors in US).

I agree that commodities seem to be going lower and dragging mining stocks with them. It would be better to wait for some positive [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:15 PM

Re: OT: CBI

Does oil price matter for CBI? This SA author says no:
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Thu Dec 11

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:56 PM

Re: X-Post: Avian death lawsuit

I ma having a hard time believing these stats, for example, here:
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knighttof3 replied to the Tax Strategies board. 3:02 PM

Re: Creating history

I am not saying "fudge it", but the cost basis was not reported to the IRS prior to 2011, so...

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 2:49 PM

Re: Spell bound

AJ actually stands for Awesome Joe but due to my bashful, demure and sheepishly unassertive nature I'm too timid and retiscent to say so.

True, I have seen you hiding many times, shyly nestled among bountiful bosoms or taking refuge [more]

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knighttof3 posted to the An Open Letter board. 2:44 PM

An Open Letter

to the Vending Machine guys -

you are lucky I am not Ben Edelman ( [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:39 PM

Re: Looks like an X-rated flight to me ..

http://i.imgur.com/GxlSkC5.png

I have a bad feeling about this one.
I'd rather take the flight from Pensacola to Mercedita Airport, Ponce, PR. Stops in Mountain Village, AK and [more]

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