Author Topic: Buffett's Burlington Exploits Boxed Asia Grain  (Read 1671 times)

Parsad

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Re: Buffett's Burlington Exploits Boxed Asia Grain
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2011, 12:59:09 PM »
I think it was someone on this board the other day that WEB probably gave Rose a blank check for building upon BNSF's moat - when I saw this article this morning that's exactly what I thought of. Has to be one of WEB's more brilliant moves - not only is it an automatic investment for his successor (i.e. capital will automatically flow toward BNSF due to capital needs, etc...) but it puts BRK directly in line to benefit from global population growth. BNSF's competitors must be so PISSED that BNSF has the ability to invest nearly unlimited amounts without having to worry about quarterly reporting. Phenomenal!!

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Re: Buffett's Burlington Exploits Boxed Asia Grain
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2011, 04:43:43 PM »
Looks like a perfect time to buy Seaspan....  ;)