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KinAlberta

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #400 on: January 20, 2017, 01:13:15 PM »
Berkshire’s Decker Says Buffett Can Take His Time With Cash
by Noah Buhayar, January 18, 2017, Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-18/berkshire-s-decker-says-buffett-can-his-take-time-with-cash-pile


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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #401 on: January 22, 2017, 03:08:28 PM »
CEO of PCP putting capital to work...


https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-01-22/buffett-s-berkshire-buys-german-pipe-company-handelsblatt-says
Buffett’s Berkshire Buys German Pipe Company,
Mark Donegan, chief executive officer of Berkshire’s Precision Castparts unit, confirmed it’s buying Wilhelm Schulz but declined to elaborate on terms



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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #402 on: January 29, 2017, 07:04:21 AM »
Bill Gates and Warren Buffet at Columbia University - 27th Jan 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K9QvPGHug0

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #403 on: January 29, 2017, 08:16:27 AM »
Bill Gates and Warren Buffet at Columbia University - 27th Jan 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K9QvPGHug0

Mr Buffet looks a bit chubbier than his previous appearances.

May good health stays with him for another decade and beyond!

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #404 on: January 31, 2017, 06:37:44 AM »
 Recent Buffett and Gates interview with Charlie Rose: https://charlierose.com/videos/29774

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #405 on: January 31, 2017, 10:37:52 AM »
Three Ways Warren Buffett Is Not A Typical Billionaire
JAN 31, 2017
1. His home:
2. His car:
3. His diet:

“In my entire lifetime everything that I spend will be quite a bit less than 1% of everything I make,” Buffett explains in the documentary. “The other 99%-plus will go to others because it has no utility to me, so it’s silly for me to not transfer that utility to people who can use it. It’s doing me no good.”

https://www.forbes.com/sites/chasewithorn/2017/01/31/three-ways-warren-buffett-is-not-a-typical-billionaire/#67ab0ce03610

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #406 on: February 06, 2017, 01:42:50 PM »
Here's an article that discusses some of Clayton's recent acquisitions - they've basically hit a wall in terms of manufactured home market share so have been diversifying into site-built communities...  Hope it goes well for them -
http://www.builderonline.com/builder-100/strategy/why-sell-to-clayton_o

And another on Homeservices' growing title insurance business
http://westfaironline.com/85707/homeservices-of-america-adds-houlihan-lawrences-title-agency/
« Last Edit: February 06, 2017, 01:54:06 PM by globalfinancepartners »

VersaillesinNY

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #407 on: February 07, 2017, 04:49:04 PM »
Bill Gates and Warren Buffet at Columbia University - 27th Jan 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K9QvPGHug0

Mr Buffet looks a bit chubbier than his previous appearances.

May good health stays with him for another decade and beyond!

IMO Buffett gained some weight because he is disappointed with the Presidential election result, and that’s an understatement.
Some of Warren and Susie Buffett’s gifts to society have gone to areas opposed by Trump’s program:

-   public schools
-   supporting independent journalism
-   access to safe abortion
-   refugee support service
-   promoting democracy internationally
-   LGBTQ rights
-   migrant worker rights
-   nuclear disarmament

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“I’ve taken the view that each of us can be bystanders, or we can be upstanders. I choose upstander.” Seth Klarman
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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #408 on: February 10, 2017, 07:57:16 AM »

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Re: Buffett/Berkshire - general news
« Reply #409 on: February 12, 2017, 07:17:53 AM »
No PR yet, but similar to prior years, we are two weeks away from the release of the letter and Q4 and FY 2016 results. That will get me out of my ennui.