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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1110 on: April 07, 2019, 04:47:39 PM »
I believe it is BYD

This is the most recent (late March) presentation from Berkshire Hathaway Energy - might be interesting to some:

https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/71180/000108131619000007/ic2019.htm

(from a fixed income conference)

Lots of interesting information in there, thanks. Anyone know which brand of batteries Invenergy uses in their storage systems for Midamerican ?


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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1111 on: April 09, 2019, 08:11:51 AM »

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1113 on: April 12, 2019, 08:35:07 AM »
Yahoo finance has been releasing dribs and drabs of an interview that Andy Serwer did recently with Warren in anticipation of the annual meeting.  The first one was him commenting on negative interest rates and the lack of historical precedent for current conditions.  The most recent release (so far) has his comments on Elon Musk's conduct.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/warren-buffett-on-negative-interest-rates-and-low-inflation-144529579.html

https://finance.yahoo.com/video/warren-buffett-says-elon-musks-110000649.html

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-23/warren-buffett-sees-most-newspapers-as-toast-after-ad-decline?srnd=premium
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1114 on: April 23, 2019, 02:28:48 PM »
It sounds like the Fed is making a move that could eventually allow Berkshire to own more than 10% of a bank holding company without triggering Fed oversight:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/fed-eases-restrictions-for-bank-investors-11556045487

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1115 on: April 23, 2019, 03:18:39 PM »
Allowing as much as 25% ownership with becoming a bank holding company would certainly allow Berkshire a lot of freedom to make some sensible investments. Such a change would be very helpful to Berkshire.

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1116 on: April 24, 2019, 01:05:38 AM »
I agree with Dynamic,

This could be a real game changer for Berkshire going forward in the long run.

Primary source : Federal Reserve - Press Release [April 23rd 2019] : Federal Reserve Board invites public comment on proposal to simplify and increase the transparency of rules for determining control of a banking organization.

[The WSJ article mentioned by SHDL is unfortunately not available for me - it appears that Outline does not work for WSJ pages any longer.]
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1117 on: April 24, 2019, 01:47:39 AM »
I just Googled the title of the article and read it on my phone without needing a WSJ subscription

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1118 on: April 24, 2019, 02:25:19 AM »
Thanks, Dynamic,

I tried it, - still no go for me. I suppose the WSJ net server is "tasting" the IP address, and that mine is included in a range, that is in a "pooh filter" on the net server.
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #1119 on: April 24, 2019, 04:34:00 AM »
The article says currently Feds ask investor to sell until below 10%. Now they are considering change it to 25%.