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Thu Jun 25

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:07 PM

Re: Nature Rebounds

Apologies to Q. I was some 40 posts behind in reading METAR, and missed that he had already posted the link.

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texirish posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:57 PM

Nature Rebounds

I started to add this as an OT, but it really isn't. Nature is, perhaps, the most macro of economic trends and risks.

And they may not be as negative as we think. John Mauldin today both reproduced and provided a link to a forward look at [more]

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:57 AM

Re: CBI to $30?

If one reads this article, be sure to pay attention to the comments section about the author.

From the comments, this author is ranked very poorly based on past recommendations - 3438 out of 3652 analysts. His success rate is 19%, and the [more]

Wed Jun 17

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:34 AM

Re: California Dreamin' (of Water)

The simple truth is that it would be far cheaper to grow the onions where the water is than to try to move the water to the onion farm. I suspect once the ground water fails completely that is exactly what will happen.

Unfair!! You're [more]

Fri Jun 5

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texirish posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:41 PM

OT: Read the Fine Print

I started subscribing to Stratfor this year, and have found some of their articles of real interest.

Then I got an e-mail from them touting changes that would improve their offerings, and mentioning at the bottom that they were also making [more]

Thu Jun 4

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:43 AM

Re: Not ready for Prime Time (or the Freeway)

Now, if the Google car would be driving more like me, where I would have stopped when it turned yellow and I'm still 20 or 30 feet back from the intersection, it might be more likely to get rear-ended.

I've been hit two times in the [more]

Sun May 31

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:45 PM

Re: Danger in the Sky

Even more important to the defeat of the weapons was Allied command of the airspace and the interception of incoming bombers by Allied fighter aircraft.

My sidetrack may be getting too off topic - but is certainly [more]

Wed May 27

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:52 PM

Re: OT- A Humble Hero

Saying that you don't mean to cast aspersions, and then doing so doesn't make the aspersions disappear.

I agree.

Usually it only takes a few posts for me to determine if I wish to continue to listen to a poster or use the [more]

Thu May 21

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:43 PM

Re: On Taking Candy From Strangers

The primary reasoning for the original post is that this whole thing only works if the best posters don't get run off by the dreck, and I don't want to see that happen.

There was once a wonderful BRK board on AOL. And precisely [more]

Thu May 14

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:24 AM

Re: What will WB buy next?

... a good point which is that the company would potentially be more valuable if its substantial float, which has negative cost, could be used by a company with better investment results than Progressive which has most of its assets invested in [more]

Fri May 8

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

Re: Oil Stuff and the Alberta Election

Anyway, I'm curious why you think it's bad idea for the Alberta government to encourage secondary industry domestically? Wouldn't a burgeoning chemicals industry or plastics industry that can take advantage of the plentiful local raw materials [more]

Mon May 4

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:34 PM

Re: Bill Gates about IBM

Maybe Bill wishes Buffett bought MSFT instead? :) I actually like MSFT more.

If he did, people would think he had inside information.


I believe Buffett has publically stated that neither he nor the two T's can buy MSFT for [more]

Sun May 3

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:54 AM

Re: Trend value estimate, rate of growth

Might the growth in operating earnings for BRK justify a higher multiple?

Good question, but maybe hard to answer on a stand-alone basis.

How much of the growth in operating earnings comes from acquisitions paid for by float [more]

Fri May 1

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:21 PM

Re: OT: The A-10 keeps flying

It's not a plane with a gun on it. It's a gun with a plane built around it. Up to 4000 rounds per minute.

Together with a design that helps shield the engines from AA fire, plus armor to resist lighter ground fire, plus loiter ability [more]

Tue Apr 28

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:07 PM

Re: Control Panel: Green signals

Personally, I am holding a lot of cash would love to deploy it if I could find good companies at good prices, ...

If you could enlighten me why BRK, XOM, maybe CBI don't meet this criteria, I would greatly (and gratefully ) appreciate [more]

Tue Apr 21

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:21 PM

Re: Folks needing dividends...

Perhaps what you are asking is what to do if stocks take a steep dive for a year, as in 2008, and you are now down to two years' worth of cash in your kitty

Among you options should be having identified ways to spend less. [more]

Mon Apr 20

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:08 PM

Re: HR Block

My brother bought me out and we out it in Berkshire.

Put??

Sat Apr 18

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:54 PM

Re: US to remove Cuba from state terror list

Our country should be on the terror list.

Sometimes it's not hard to make a frowny face decision - even for a new poster.

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texirish replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:44 AM

Re: Krugman Complains

All of us - from Japan to Europe to the US - have been guilty of doubling down on policies without regard to the possible negative effects ....

Somehow, the voice of Roger Miller singing The Ballad of Waterhole Number 3 comes to [more]

Sun Apr 12

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texirish replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 10:47 AM

Re: Buffett Q&A at Neb. Furniture Mart Charity Gala

I attended the event.

The funniest part of the ukulele playing was when they announced a first - a national anthem being played on a ukulele. They asked the audience to stand with their right hand over their heart, and to sing along. They [more]

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