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  1. :D was a typo $348 - damn sticky keyboard
  2. bought a fair number of FFH on Monday at 38.00 Today 368.50 Thank you everyone for giving me a book value - that made my buy a no brainer. Heaven knows I can use buys like that
  3. http://seekingalpha.com/article/257466-fairfax-financial-an-intelligent-hedge-against-deflation
  4. Have they exposure because of the earthquake? ???
  5. Does anyone know where their meeting will be?
  6. I have an extra hotel room reserved for anyone who wants it. It's reasonably close
  7. Can anyone tell from the filing the price points he bought these companies at, esp wells fargo and wallmart?
  8. :o Now that makes a lot more sense. Does the 10Q say anything about Moody's selling?
  9. Berkshire is selling conocco phillips and buying exon. Is this smart?
  10. It is better to buy a good company at a fair price than a fair company at a good price I
  11. The synergy in this place is beautiful. Midwest America/ elecrtric power/ his subsiduary that owns railcars, all work well together.
  12. In Q# Warren invested 2.2b in stocks. Anyone care to speculate which ones?
  13. Warren also invested in GE. That gives me great assurance. Charlie also loves GE
  14. Although it may be true that a catastrophe can hit and cash will have to be paid, the fears often exceed the realties, as is shown by Berkshire and its payouts during these events.
  15. Although I like David, lets hope Warren stays on the scene for years. He's the best, the Wayne Gretzky of the financial industry.
  16. perhaps this is why we so the exit of Sokol's predecessor
  17. I believe all of us in the public are contradictions - between our private inner selfs and our carefully constructed public images
  18. CN did attempt to purchase BN in 1990. Gatz bought a large amount of CN shares a few years ago
  19. If my memory serves me correctly (and it may not) didn't CNN try to buy BNI a few years back and the deal was scuttled by the government?
  20. Does anyone care to speculate where Buffett is going with this. Is he planning on selling all shares or simply getting down to a smaller number?
  21. http://pr-usa.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=267788&Itemid=28 :D
  22. Warren also said the biggest hedge against inflation is education and personal skills.
  23. any comments on buys or sells?
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