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Wed May 20

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:21 PM

Re: CBI/Schwab

if someone has the time and is willing to explain....

i don't understand what is happening by the comments in this thread.

is it related to short selling?

i appreciate it and thank you.

m (a simpleton buy and hold [more]

Fri May 15

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:48 PM

Re: CBI

"Anadarko has said it will make a final investment decision on whether to proceed with the project by the end of the year."


Alot can happen in 6-7 months. Mr. Market is rolling the dice today.

Buy the rumor, sell the [more]

Wed May 13

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:59 PM

Re: What will WB buy next?

i wonder if that scenario would pass gov't scrutiny.

Tue May 12

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

Re: Further OT: HRG

FWIW....HRG can be purchased today at a cost less than what Mr. Cumming has paid.

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mdtls posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:23 PM

Further OT: HRG

Disclosure; I offer nothing substantive from an analysis perspective.

Trolling around Dataroma I see where Ian Cumming (formerly LUK) has acquired 46M shares in the last year. Although i don't necessarily trust Dataroma's implied fact that [more]

Mon May 11

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:22 PM

Re: OT: L

i'm celebrating a mere 3 year holding period this summer and single digit losses....i'm just getting warmed up.

cheers.

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mdtls posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:17 PM

OT: L

Anyone else losing faith?

I'm starting to wonder if Mr. Tisch is so patient he is falling asleep.

Wed May 6

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mdtls replied to the Markel Corporation board. 5:39 PM

Re: Q1

combined ratio of 83%!!!

Wed Apr 15

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:30 PM

Re: Folks needing dividends...

"Higher octane fuel will resist engine knocking at high compression ratios."

Yup, and my forced-induction (turbo charged) engines need all the anti-detonation help they can get.

Good point...

Tue Apr 14

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:32 PM

Re: Folks needing dividends...

"unleaded 102 Octane gasoline. Now low octane gasoline costs over $2.00 a gallon"


102 sure ain't low Octane....Rocket fuel by today's standards. I only wish i could buy 102 Octane out of the pump to feed my horsepower [more]

Wed Apr 1

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:00 PM

Re: Ingored holdings: WMT

ps. i cannot add anything insightful ;)

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:00 PM

Re: Ingored holdings: WMT

Im in since Feb 2012.....looking at +37.4% so far and holding pat.

Tue Mar 31

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mdtls posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:33 PM

OT: follow up to Rate of Return

Thanks to those helping me understand the requirements of my desired 4 bagger in 15 years @ roughly 9.5% year after year.

Now, the bigger question: Is it attainable with BRK sitting at 50% of my port?

Unless something extraordinary [more]

Mon Mar 30

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mdtls posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:17 PM

OT: rate of return needed

I have posed this question to a handful of online retirement calculators and surprisingly have gotten different results.

If my retirement savings goal is a 4 bagger in 15 years...what annual average rate of return do i need?

How [more]

Wed Mar 25

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:41 PM

Re: Question of the day

Are you kidding me?

Canada gave the world the power trio known as RUSH...

As far as i'm concerned, you've given your all and owe nothing more.

"And the men who hold high places
Must be the ones who start
To [more]

Tue Mar 17

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:25 PM

Re: Leucadia Letter

We'll have to wait to see how other banks report their latest quarter.

LUK may just be in-line with the industry.

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:07 PM

Re: Leucadia Letter

I'm getting same vibe....

Sat Feb 28

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mdtls replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:29 AM

Re: OT: BBRY / talk me off the ledge

Watsa and Kahn each passed that test....why?

Fri Feb 27

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mdtls posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:04 PM

OT: BBRY / talk me off the ledge

Irving Kahn's 3% position in BBRY is fascinating to me.

Prem Watsa's 33% position is mind boggling.

When a gentlemen of Mr. Kah's experience and track record stakes a position like that, the 'jockey' in me wants to look [more]

Mon Feb 16

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mdtls posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:25 PM

Way to go Ted....

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-05/berkshire-...

I had no idea the guy doesn't need a day [more]

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