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Sat Jan 30

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knighttof3 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:06 PM

Re: Too Poor To Retire, Too Young To Die

They forgot "too dumb to plan."

She "never saved much". If she had she wouldn't have to sell her stock portfolio at its lowest.

She gets $1200/month from Social Security and had a one-time windfall of $20,000 [more]

Thu Jan 28

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knighttof3 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:44 PM

OT: AMZN

Sorry, too good to pass up.

From http://in.reuters.com/article/amazon-results-idINKCN0V62VG -
"By comparative retail standards, Amazon's level of profitability [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:36 PM

Re: If WEB is not surprised by IBM...

the fact WEB ditched IBM is going to be enough for many folks to jump the ship. Especially given his sustained purchase. If you did, I could understand.

IBM is making a ton of money (close to at least 9-10B on 120B market cap for a [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:08 PM

Re: If WEB is not surprised by IBM...

How about: "results are constricted by anacondan size"?

Compromise:
"The anaconda of size has helped bag the elephants of companies but restricted the eagle of growth from soaring."

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:11 PM

Re: AXP (OT)

Back to levels of the year 2000.

There was that little thing called the 2008-2009 financial crisis in the middle of the 2000-2016 period...
One might as well say "$12 to $52 in 7 years. Man this is the bestest [more]

Wed Jan 27

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knighttof3 replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:18 PM

Re: Grand Jury In Houston Indicts PP Video Creat

At the stage when the vast majority of abortions are performed, the central nervous system has not yet formed in the fetus.

According to this website - [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:49 PM

Re: If WEB is not surprised by IBM...

2) does the business have good economics...will it increase the purchasing power of the capital he has committed to it...regardless of any inflationary environment ... I'm guessing that if in 2011 someone put a gun to his head and forced him to [more]

Tue Jan 26

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 4:57 PM

Re: good line

Women get a pass too easily. Imagine if a male Prime Minister had said "Why buy the whole cow just for the te@ts?"

Mon Jan 25

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

Re: IBM look through earnings

TS,
what should we make of it?
If BRK had bought IBM outright (or enough to consolidate), they would have had decent returns on capital. But they didn't. All they got was dividends and negative capital gains. That is what [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:46 PM

Re: IBM

1) How much would the opportunity cost be for the capital gains tax liability incurred?
2) How much would the KO share price drop as WEB was trying to close out his large percentage of the company?
3) How much opportunity cost, in closing
[more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:43 PM

Re: Buy Ammo

Yes, yes. I need that sweet sweet ammo. Guns, more guns! More ammo! Yes, yes, yes!!!

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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 4:59 PM

Re: Why??

Maybe over the years there has been a massive concentration of control of funds coming into the stock market and other venues.
The 401K river of money came in in the 80s and 90s.
Tax cuts for the ric... "asset-oriented" folks came [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:16 PM

Re: IBM

Perhaps the succinct way of putting my feelings around the coach
comment is that I am a bigger of fan of Berkshire's partnership at the
expense of performance model, than Singleton/Teledyne's performance
over all else
[more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:55 PM

Re: IBM

TS,


1) Coach we are behind you and the team no matter what, as
long as you draw or win.


Assuming you're talking about IBM - considering the magnitude of the loss, I'd disagree. If anything, a lot of posters here [more]

Sat Jan 23

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 2:42 AM

Re: Harvard eye test

She has a thumb?

Fri Jan 22

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knighttof3 posted to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 6:23 PM

Joke FA'ed, request copy

Someone seems to have FA'ed the Aloha Snackbar thread and along with that, my joke as well. If any of you kept a copy of it by chance, I would appreciate if you posted it here. I typed it by hand and don't have a copy.

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:41 PM

Re: IBM

MrFungi
... I'm retired

Based on his stock picks, Buffett seems to be as well.

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:15 PM

Re: Watchlist: GLW

However, the biggest "objection" I will make (did you see this coming?) is one of opportunity cost. Is this really better than Berkshire or LyondellBasell or Viacom or *what else do you have in your portfolio*? Not saying that Corning [more]

Thu Jan 21

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knighttof3 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:49 PM

OT: Correction Twitter

Just for fun. We of course don't have any of these types on this board.
http://thereformedbroker.com/2016/01/20/beware-its-correctio...

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knighttof3 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:42 PM

Watchlist: GLW

Corning reports next week (Jan 26.) They likely had a weak Q1 and shares may be hit. If so, who here thinks that's a good opportunity to buy?
They have been around since 1851, pay a dividend of ~ 2.9%, and have a low P/E and debt. OTOH they are a [more]

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