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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 11:55 AM

Re: Poll: OT: Tesla Motors...

The car is great! It handles like a complete dream and is faster than nearly everything else while getting the equivalent of about 89 miles per gallon. All with room for 5 adults comfortably and lots of storage.

All true, providing [more]

Tue Dec 16

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:27 PM

Re: OT: Mining Companies

At that point, Exxon would do better to adopt a run-off mentality, maximizing the last profits on oil and paying them out as dividends. Since they are arguably the company with this shareholder mentality most firmly fixed in their DNA, they might [more]

Tue Dec 9

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:52 PM

Re: OT: CBI

I believe Russia's public position is that they can handle a low-price environment longer than the US. As such, they won't cut production, meaning neither will the Saudis.

I read somewhere yesterday (don't recall where)that because [more]

Sat Dec 6

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 2:11 PM

Re: Warren and diversification

Enough!!

This thread is added to your Ignored Thread list.

Fri Dec 5

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:11 PM

Re: A Little Historical Perspective:

This thread had really gotten both too personal and too repetitive.

Thankfully, there's an easy solution.

Sun Nov 23

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:49 PM

Re: Wonder if WEB is bailing on IBM

...but the lost opportunity cost of not buying back own stock has been very high so far.

While Buffett talks about dividends not being in the best interest of shareholders (I agree), he seems to avoid this question.

And [more]

Wed Oct 29

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:11 PM

Re: Stanford event 12/8 - Berkshire Beyond Buffe

Michael,

First, thank you for sharing this report on Cunningham's book tour. Unfortunately, the DFW area doesn't seem to be included.

And thank you for your own insights. In particular, I share the one you provide [more]

Sat Oct 18

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texirish posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:15 PM

Hoisington 3rd Qtr Economic Outlook

Just out:

http://www.hoisingtonmgt.com/pdf/HIM2014Q3NP.pdf

Amid fears of rising interest rates, these folks have consistently studied the economic data and found a [more]

Thu Oct 2

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texirish posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:43 PM

Morningstar & Wide Moat Stocks

http://www.morningstar.com/cover/videocenter.aspx?id=666335

M* has a Wide Moat Focus Index which attempts to hold the top 20 firms that are judged both to have a wide [more]

Wed Oct 1

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texirish posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:24 AM

Texas Ebola Case

Earlier today I listened to our DFW area morning news about the confirmed Ebola case. The patient was taken to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital - by coincidence where we obtain our medical and a close cousin is director of nursing for several [more]

Thu Sep 25

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:46 PM

Re: OT: Mungo's pic of the day

Among many nice photos, I recognize a clean 57 Chevy and, I believe, a hognose snake. Kept looking and saw a chair carved from a tree stump - a first for me.

Thanks for sharing.

Mon Sep 22

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:27 PM

Re: Out of network doctors

Pinocchio, Pinocchio, what's with your nose Pinocchio?

Goofy,

I don't know if this was directed at me or not. But, if it was, you're way off target.

First, I'm not Far Right. I'm a huge critic of the Far Right in [more]

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:56 PM

Re: Out of network doctors

We already have that with Medicare. There are doctors that will not accept Medicare patients, because the rates are too low.

AMEN!! Particularly the really good ones.

My wife and I have been forced to go to boutique care to [more]

Wed Aug 13

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:01 PM

Re: California NV & AZ going dry

Something I wonder about.

Agriculture is a major, very major, user of water.

We export a great deal of our agricultural products.

At what point would we be willing to cut back on agriculture basically dedicated to exports [more]

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