rclosch

Richard Losch

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Mon Nov 10

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rclosch posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:19 AM

Equity Purchases

Equity purchases In 3rd Qtr. were 2.3 billion, up from .85 billion in second Qtr., and 1.2 billion in first Qtr. this is interesting in that the sell-off did not start until sept 19 and prices did not break much until after October 1st. [more]

Thu Oct 16

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rclosch replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:17 AM

Re: CBI: Not Exactly OT

berkshireone

Nice summary.

8. The Shaw acquisition cost $3.4 billion, funded by $0.5 billion in equity, $0.8 billion or so CBI cash, $0.8 billion debt, and $1.1 billion Shaw’s own cash on hand, which may largely have been cash [more]

Sun Oct 12

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rclosch posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:03 PM

wrong thread

Sorry my previous post should been to the GBI thread Not Bank of America

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rclosch replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:16 PM

Re: Bank of America

A lot of people seem to have a blind spot in their logic when they start arguing about short selling. There is absolutely no basis for claiming that Prescience has closed their short position.

I have no way of knowing who holds the 2 [more]

Sat Oct 11

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rclosch replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:55 PM

Re: CBI: Not Exactly OT

Concentrating on Asia Pacific and North America seems good not.

In this case maybe not. Natural gas makes chemical feed stocks very cheap in US. This generates interest in building LNG export facilities in US and import facilities in [more]

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rclosch replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:25 PM

Re: CBI: Not Exactly OT

All of these probably stem from the fact that they are in acquisition mode, not immediately returning capital to shareholders. Do you agree? Or is any of these worrisome?

I agree this is positive I prefer companies that have a good [more]

Thu Oct 9

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rclosch posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:34 PM

CBI: Not Exactly OT

After all Berkshire is the largest shareholder of Chicago Bridge and Iron, currently holding 9.8% of the company’s outstanding stock. As you can probably tell from the name, the company has been around for a long time. It was founded in 1889, but [more]

Wed Oct 8

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rclosch replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:18 PM

Re: BRK without W.Buffett

Berkshire Hathaway will break out into multiple companies once Buffett is gone. This will not happen immediately but over time.

This Flies in the face of Buffett's promises and the culture he and Charlie have created. You will have [more]

Tue Sep 30

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rclosch posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:14 PM

On Doing Good

On September 10th I was in Los Angles, along with 250 other groupies who came from all over the world to listen for two hours to a 90 year old answer questions from the audience and expound on his philosophy of the stock market and just about [more]

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