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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #921 on: October 02, 2018, 06:22:35 AM »

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #923 on: October 03, 2018, 04:26:05 PM »
Do you gents consider this "normal procedure" for Berkshire, not appointing the successor in the same announcement? -Perhaps an external candidate in the binoculars?
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #924 on: October 03, 2018, 05:22:01 PM »
It could also mean that BNSF doesn’t need a replacement for Matt Rose’s post. Carl Ice can work with Greg Abel on strategic initiatives. BNSF needs for capital are modest relative to BHE. Anyone want $5 Billion annually?😀
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #925 on: October 03, 2018, 11:24:42 PM »
That reads likely and makes sense, longinvestor. Thanks.
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #927 on: October 16, 2018, 12:57:58 PM »
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #928 on: October 24, 2018, 12:06:50 PM »
https://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/news/2018/10/24/bnsf-ge-develop-battery-electric-locomotive.html?ana=yahoo&yptr=yahoo

Battery powered locomotive. Wondering if Duracell/BYD are in play? It would be super awesome if somehow solar charging of batteries is in play. Use NV/CA/AZ sun potential to run the entire fleet? Or IA/TX wind charging stations. BNSF spends >$3 Billion on energy. Choo choo train can keep on chugging.
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #929 on: October 24, 2018, 02:19:16 PM »
That would truly be a sight to be seen. That locomotive would have to have a big, huge, giant battery.