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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:15 PM

Re: Is the market overvalued

Closer to home, security analysts including Ben Graham "knew" that bonds outperformed stocks until Edgar Lawrence Smith proved otherwise. The funny thing is that Smith set out to prove the accepted wisdom but the data said it was the [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Falling Knives board. 4:16 PM

Re: AMZN

I speculate that Gayner's small bet on Amazon was a bet on Jeff Bezos as Michelangelo. By extension, I think much of the debate on this and many other threads devoted to this interesting case represents an attempt to draw conclusions from numbers [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Value Hounds board. 1:39 PM

Re: A divorce

I'm delighted to have been a useful conduit to such a precious resource -- thanks for letting me know! Of course, most people aren't looking for ways to fight their confirmation biases, the way you and I appear to be (I personally think [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 1:29 PM

Re: AverageJoe's 691st CaptionChallenge

A year ago, researchers in California announced that they had built the first car that runs on weed. And that's why today, road rage is a thing of the past.

Sat Jul 26

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knighttof3 replied to the Falling Knives board. 5:23 PM

Re: AMZN

Take the PA crap somewhere else. I named Goofy because he and I have different opinions on Amazon THE STOCK (I believe) and I want to hear a dissenting opinion.
Amazon THE COMPANY is largely OK, taking market share, increasing revenue, [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 5:12 PM

Re: grammar question

Ghosts and goblins made their PRESENCES known.

or

Ghosts and goblins made their PRESENCE known.
****************************************************

It's PRESENCE. Period.

=sheila


Agree. [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 3:07 AM

Re: Meanwhile, at the border...

These refugees are fleeing horrific conditions.

Two things wrong with this statement.

1. So are all economic refugees all over the world. What gives these ones the right to jump the line for LEGAL immigration?

2. [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Falling Knives board. 3:04 AM

Re: AMZN

Waiting from an insight from Goofyhoofy or anyone else if this is just a blip or sign of things to come.

Fri Jul 25

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:19 PM

Re: Is the market overvalued

Umm, thanks much. It is a pleasure to see someone willing to flat-out call out a fast-talking snake-oil salesman.

Again, thanks for saving me the time & trouble.


I would not characterize Denny's post as snake oil [more]

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

Re: OT: Securitization of leases

Hi Jan,
a good testing ground for me :-)
This is what I understood / inferred:
Solar City is getting rid of $201.5M in assets (a pool of photovoltaic systems) and getting that cash, no change in its liabilities or balance sheet as a [more]

Thu Jul 24

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knighttof3 replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:55 AM

Re: People Complained This Restaurant Sucked...

This post should be in HUrL.
I will pull a Romney and bet $10,000 that this is an urban legend.
It confirms everyone's biases because it is rooted in a kernel of truth.

Wed Jul 23

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knighttof3 posted to the Falling Knives board. 1:45 PM

FKA: TUP

Tupperware down 9% to ~$77/sh. Lowered guidance for full year, earnings miss (4 cents lower than analysts' expectations.)
IIRC Munger credited Tupperware's success to the Lollapalooza effect in 1995. Things may have changed since then.
I am [more]

Mon Jul 21

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knighttof3 replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 4:46 PM

Re: A dividend quiz

From the quiz:
Question 10 of 15

What does "ex-dividend" mean?
The dividend is to be eliminated.
A special class of shares is being created that will not feature a dividend.
The date on which an investor has to
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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 4:35 PM

Re: AverageJoe's 690th CaptionChallenge

http://dotcomjoe.com/caption690

MSNBC: Obama's touch transforms a regular guy into a centaur
Fox: Obama's touch transforms a regular guy into a wild-eyed half-beast
CNN: Obama [more]

Sun Jul 20

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knighttof3 replied to the Humor and Urban Legends board. 2:01 PM

Re: How is wine made?

What's happening? AmericanRay posted a non-political joke and everyone else is making this into PA.

http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2014-01-08-original2.jpg

Fri Jul 18

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:25 PM

Re: OT: so you wanted a dividend...

Who will remember a year from now that I said today that I expect a major breakout in oil prices?

Jim


Do you? Is it "peak oil" season already?

Also, thanks for "fakey-doo." A succint way to [more]

Thu Jul 17

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knighttof3 replied to the Deranged Monkey Criticism board. 5:43 PM

Re: Syntel (SYNT) beats

CM,
IMHDO = ?
In My Humble ... Opinion?

Wed Jul 16

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:59 PM

Re: Todd and Ted and Intel

Excellent post, Jim.
Being heavily long Intel, I am trying to find a fault in your analysis and can't :-) Sure, I have some wishful thinking going on ...

What makes X86 a lock despite competition from AMD, but mobile not so much? I am [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:50 PM

Re: Todd and Ted and Intel

instead INTC could have been sold simply due to opportunity cost.

Which brings up a question.
If you can't time the market and can't predict when your favorite stock will converge closer to its IV from its present depressed state [more]

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knighttof3 replied to the Words, Words, Words board. 4:47 PM

Re: We could of had + alls it is

WTF, pipl dont reali rite da wai dai speek.

False choice anyway. You can be grammatically correct and still easy to understand.

Also, just because some bozos say "could of" doesn't mean they represent "the [more]

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