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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 4:53 PM

Re: You have the right to ....never mind

Previewing my post I realized it may become an invitation to exactly this kind of mindless attack, but I let it stand just to see if I'd be right. I see now that I was.

Far from an attack, it sounded like good-natured ribbing to me. [more]

Mon Apr 21

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 8:26 PM

Re: Triple negative?

Is a tripe negative a negative? Here's the example:

"I know of no Party that doesn't believe they shouldn't pay taxes"

So is this saying essentially "Every Party I know believes that they shouldn't pay
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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 12:13 PM

Re: AverageJoe's 681st CaptionChallenge

Because the WiFi inside Starbucks is horrible.

Sat Apr 19

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knighttof3 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:55 PM

Re: Good News on Keystone XL

Hey, good news for BNSF and Berkshire Hathaway!
Let's continue using rails to transport crude. That doesn't burn any fossil fuels.

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:53 PM

Re: Why return on equity?

Jim,
I think you had mentioned earlier that you don't want to do asset management for US clients because the paperwork and/or the legal liability is too onerous. How about the next best thing - have you thought of writing a book?
Apologies [more]

Fri Apr 18

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knighttof3 replied to the Political Asylum board. 12:37 PM

Re: Bundy Ranch blog

The first thing I thought of, when I saw this post on TMF's "Best of" list, was - ModernViking is trying to escape TMF censors.

"Bundy Ranch" is just an anagram. For the crowd over at HuRL, like AverageJoe. Just swap the [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:28 PM

Re: Fuel from seawater

Converting CO2 to hydrocarbons is doable, just like converting hydrocarbons to CO2, except that the exothermic (energy releasing) reaction is the latter, not the former. What's missing is not a catalyst, it's an energy source. How are they making [more]

Thu Apr 17

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:27 PM

Re: 5 ticket punch card, bis

This is a handy reference for all Vanguard ETFs. It has a table that lists all of them in descending order of assets held.
http://etfdb.com/issuer/vanguard/


Zzorac,
Thanks [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 2:02 AM

Re: Conversions

Quantity of beauty needed to launch a single ship = 1 millihelen.

(I wonder if this is too obscure for anyone to get the joke?)


Millipicture.

Wed Apr 16

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knighttof3 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:12 PM

Re: Zero Federal Taxes. I did it.

Illegals do not get "safety net." They don't get unemployment. They don't get food stamps. They don't get welfare. They don't get medicaid. The don't get Medicare. A tiny, few number of children of illegals get a bare ration of food, [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:37 PM

Re: Zero Federal Taxes. I did it.

JLC, wanting all elections to be held on April 16th.

An even simpler solution - undo what Milton Friedman did, and...

Stop withholding taxes from paychecks! Have everyone write out a check to Uncle Sam at the year-end, like [more]

Tue Apr 15

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 2:58 PM

Re: TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE tonight ..

I photographed the whole event. This was the last reasonably good shot I got before the light got too dim.

http://dotcomjoe.com/0415m1

~aj


Was I the only perv expecting to [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:23 PM

Re: 5 ticket punch card, bis

FWIW, I generally don't look at debt to equity.
Too many classes of assets are not suitable for paying the bills.
It's tough to sell a corner of a factory to make a bond repayment.
I'm generally more interested in coverage by
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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:14 PM

Re: Todd and Ted

Don't worry, as DTB said, Howard Buffett will straighten it all out. He is there to preserve the Berkshire culture, after all. And who better qualified?

Mon Apr 14

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:55 PM

Re: 5 ticket punch card, bis

I'd need some kind of balance sheet check...

As would I, but the OP constrained us to 3 criteria.
So, which one of these would you give up in favor of ratio of long term debt to net earnings? P/E, ROE, or revenue growth per [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:55 PM

Re: 5 ticket punch card, bis

P/E
ROE
Revenue growth

For growth, use 8 years if available (2006-2007 to current); if not then in the order of preference: 10Y, 5Y, 3Y, 1Y.

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knighttof3 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 12:59 AM

Re: secured promidary notes

This is what we want to do but wonder if at 53 and a pretty small amount of investing knowledge, coupled with only around 225K to our name ( and NO income) if it is too late to learn. Especially since we need to grow our money, not just keep up [more]

Sun Apr 13

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:28 PM

Re: Individual stocks for buy-and-hold 25 years

Personally for me, a higher opinion of BRK, KO, WFC, MAT as compared to my 2011 list: BRK UNP UHS FDO TUP NEM CVS RTN CVX BKE FLS.
Still a happy owner of TUP and CVX.
Non-financial companies with very strong balance sheets (like BKE) would be [more]

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knighttof3 posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:58 PM

Individual stocks for buy-and-hold 25 years

In your opinion, what are the best individual stocks to buy and hold for the next 25 years? Rules:
No trading whatsoever after your initial purchase (until you sell after holding for 25 years.)
Dividends reinvested.

I suspect that [more]

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