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Thu Jul 31

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michaelservet replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:57 AM

Re: Where to put $10,000?

So funny you should mention this! I've been thinking about a specialty urban gardening/landscaping company for a while now. It's my best idea right now:

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Wed Jun 11

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michaelservet replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:04 PM

Re: BRK Stock Return 1965 to Present

Pure dumb luck, of course. Actually, two very distinct elements of luck, as has been pointed out, not the least of which is the ‘hold’ part of ‘buy and hold.’ After all, anyone buying a dozen stocks during the ‘60’s and ‘70’s and sticking them in a [more]

Fri Jun 6

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michaelservet replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:30 PM

Re: BRK Stock Return 1965 to Present

An oft-quoted nugget about Berkshire is that a $10,000 investment in 1965 (when Buffett started buying shares) would be worth over $50 million today. Can anyone find a primary source for this info?
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I can give you a [more]

Fri May 30

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michaelservet replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:47 PM

Re: BOOKS that you want to recommend.

Jan

This isn’t really what you asked for, but if you are looking for some great free summer reading, here are three books you can download in pdf format to start reading right away. Only one is remotely related to the markets, but [more]

Sat Apr 5

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michaelservet replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:36 PM

Re: crickets....

I'm sure the Fool management team (and advertisers) are watching this traffic decline as well. Seems to have coincided with Rational Walk walking his talk (pun intended).

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