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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #140 on: July 08, 2015, 10:10:43 PM »
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-07/buffett-scores-cheapest-electricity-rate-with-nevada-solar-farms

more solar news involving BHE

http://berkshirehathawayenergyco.com/news/new-subscriber-solar-program-will-offer-affordable-convenient-way-to-use-renewable-energy
Rocky mountain power launches the subscriber solar program as an alternative to rooftop. For those unwilling/unable to do rooftop, for renters etc.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-08/berkshire-s-abel-says-musk-s-battery-needs-cost-breakthrough
 "Cost of batteries need to come down to make it viable for utilities"

At the annual meeting in Omaha, there were a number of questions about rooftops versus utility scale solar. Abel's answer was that the focus was on making their utility the lowest cost source. The subscriber solar program is interesting!

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #141 on: July 25, 2015, 05:36:26 AM »

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #142 on: August 02, 2015, 09:32:44 PM »

Warren Buffett letter to Leon Cooperman - Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/warren-buffett-letter-to-leon-cooperman-2015-7

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #143 on: August 02, 2015, 10:59:20 PM »

Warren Buffett letter to Leon Cooperman - Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/warren-buffett-letter-to-leon-cooperman-2015-7


Thanks!

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #144 on: August 05, 2015, 08:19:37 AM »

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #145 on: August 05, 2015, 09:07:40 AM »
"Buffett’s Celebration Tempered by 50th Anniversary Stock Slump

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-05/buffett-s-celebration-tempered-by-50th-anniversary-stock-slump"

Reinsurance prices don´t look too bad:

UPDATE 1-Hannover Re raises 2015 profit target after Q2 net gain

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/08/05/hannover-rueck-results-idUSL5N10G0K620150805

We could get a small Lollapalooza in Berkshire´s share price.  ;)

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #146 on: August 06, 2015, 02:36:42 AM »

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #147 on: August 13, 2015, 09:21:09 AM »
Whitney Tilson: Berkshire Hathaway Now Worth $275K A Share

A Safe, High-Quality, Growing Company With 42% Upside Over the Next Year


http://www.valuewalk.com/2015/08/tilson-berkshire-hathaway/
BRK, BAM l SV, EM l Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac l Stable Value, Cash Value

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #148 on: August 13, 2015, 09:39:16 AM »
Munich Re ups forecast for 2015 on low damage claims:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/08/06/munich-re-group-results-idUSL5N10H0Q820150806

I'm surprised with the relatively modest underwriting results at Berkshire recently compared to the other historically good underwriters in the industry.

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #149 on: August 14, 2015, 02:27:00 PM »
Looks like BRK is building some equity stakes somewhere. Maybe that's why they financed part of PCP with debt?

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-14/berkshire-increases-stake-in-charter-keeps-some-trades-secret