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Forum: The Stock Market 12-29-2005, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By buffett
Re: What to do with a little money?

And Covel's 34-year CAGR is ....?
Forum: The Stock Market 12-28-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8
Posted By buffett
Re: Greenblatt -The little book that beats the mark

And if the short little book or the pdf file DC linked to are still too long for you, now we have The Little Essay That Beats the Market:

By: Joel Greenblatt


I love movies. I hate...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-28-2005, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 34
Posted By buffett
Re: Equity Indexed Annuities

Wonderful post, Sniper. I love it when we agree on something, and I especiallly like situations like this one where I vehemently agree with you.

Here's my favorite quote from your links: "the high...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-27-2005, 12:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 44
Posted By buffett
Re: How much cash is in your wallet/poket/purse?

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I just used the coinstar

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What a racket: an 8.9% rake. Surely you can get a local bank to do it free.
Forum: The Stock Market 12-26-2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15
Posted By buffett
Re: Do Berkshire-Hathaway Shares have a Buffet Premium?

So, if (a) you don't like Tilson's 'investments + 12x EBT' valuation or the other 2 methods he presents, and (b) you don't think slide 11 of his presentation (above) is a relevant way to think about...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-23-2005, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 14
Posted By buffett
Re: How Do You All Make Revenue Forcasts?

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it requires a certain amount of arrogance (http://www.fool.com/boringport/2000/boringport000103.htm) to think you can outsmart the market

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Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-22-2005, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By buffett
Re: Trip report... first timer in AC (long)

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I walked out of the house with 6 bucks in my wallet...made my way to the borgata...stopped to pull $200 out of the ATM

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Isn't this -EV compared to using Wawa, Commerce...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-22-2005, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8
Posted By buffett
Re: Greenblatt -The little book that beats the mark

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The question is if he popularizes it, will the future returns be as good with thousands of investors chasing the same stocks?

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Mr. Market (the paranoid...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-21-2005, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14
Posted By buffett
Re: How Do You All Make Revenue Forcasts?

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sales forecasts are most definitely part of the earnings picture

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Yes, but your question was regarding variant perceptions from Mr. Market. And Mr. Market, bipolar though...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-21-2005, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By buffett
Re: How Do You All Make Revenue Forcasts?

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"cash profits" are at least highly dependent on revenues

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Consider Wendy's:

Year Revenues Operating Profit
1999 $1,603 $278
2000 ...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-21-2005, 01:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 61
Posted By buffett
Re: Filet-o-Fish

I never used to eat these, because they looked and sounded so nasty. But then I lived in Europe for a while in the 90s and over there they call them Fish Macs. And for some reason, that made them...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-21-2005, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By buffett
Re: How Does a Money Market Account Work?

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Bank of America is offering 0.55% on their savings

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And check out their CD rates as compared to most of the others (I think you can get this type of stuff on...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-20-2005, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12
Posted By buffett
Re: Insider Trading Question

IANAL (http://www.sec.gov/answers/insider.htm).
1) I would say yes.
2) I don't know.
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I knew from insiders that a deal was almost finalized....a few weeks before that info was public....
Forum: The Stock Market 12-20-2005, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12
Posted By buffett
Re: Insider Trading Question

Somehow I don't think you'll get arrested (http://www.tyco.com/livesite/Page/Tyco/Our+Businesses/Plastics+and+Adhesives+QA/). This has been Reg FD level knowledge for many months.
Forum: The Stock Market 12-20-2005, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10
Posted By buffett
Re: Buy CYOS?

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You are now ignoring this user. You will no longer see the body of any of their posts.

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Forum: The Stock Market 12-19-2005, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 15
Posted By buffett
Re: Do Berkshire-Hathaway Shares have a Buffet Premium?

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there are those that feel that both classes of stock have a "Buffet" premium

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If one does, they both do. B=A/30.

These guys...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-19-2005, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14
Posted By buffett
Re: How Do You All Make Revenue Forcasts?

Change "revenues" to "cash profits" and you're right. This type of thinking is explored in a more in depth way in Rappaport & Mauboussin's book Expectations Investing...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-19-2005, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15
Posted By buffett
Re: Gold

Dan, I asked this once before but either I missed your reply or you missed my question.....at what spot price do you recommend people to sell?
Forum: The Stock Market 12-19-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 21
Posted By buffett
Re: How Does a Money Market Account Work?

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3.75%+ with zero risk? why on earth would somebody put their money in an account giving less then?

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Recently I sent an email to about two dozen friends and family members...
Forum: The Stock Market 12-18-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 25
Posted By buffett
Re: What to do with a little money?

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margin it to give you mroe buying power. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise... you only live once and gettin rich quick is the only way to do it!

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This is obviously...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-18-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3
Posted By buffett
Re: SNL last night

I laughed harder at that spelling bee thing than I have laughed in about five years.

How do you spell "business"?
Business. BRIMKZEFFILMNVYQRSAABDINKLKLKMOPRISTUVUWATHUWINZEERAZITNOPXJIN-...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-18-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 47
Posted By buffett
Re: College pranks

I'm all for interrupting classes, but I prefer Prangst to Pranks: grainy version (http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4534026295383304805&q=lecture+musical). A better version of this, plus other...
Forum: Other Other Topics 12-18-2005, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By buffett
Re: Does anyone remember this fishing game?

Is this it?
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y9/buffett/sbfish.jpg
Forum: The Stock Market 12-18-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 25
Posted By buffett
Re: What to do with a little money?

inflation hurts the cash holder and the index holder equally
Forum: The Stock Market 12-17-2005, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 25
Posted By buffett
Re: What to do with a little money?

I guess I was thinking of standard deviation.
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