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  • BNSF to cut capex by $1.5B amid cargo slump  [View news story]
    How much of the drop is due to economic expectations vs. the end of major mainline upgrade projects?
    Jan 26, 2016. 05:44 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Quick Post On Comments  [View instapost]
    This is probably the best course of action to take. Keep up the good work. Your name is one of the first I mention when new SA readers that I meet in person ask for recommendations to follow.
    Dec 22, 2015. 08:22 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • GT Advanced pursues $80M loan to exit bankruptcy  [View news story]
    Dec 1, 2015. 08:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan’s new convertible shares have 9.75% coupon  [View news story]
    Conversion price is variable. Shares convert at par when KMI is $30.88 to $36.284. If share price is less than $30.88 bondholders will get a fixed number of KMI shares valued at less than $1,000. If share price is greater than $36.284 bondholders will get a fixed number of KMI shares valued at more than $1,000 (but not worth as much as having owned the underlying shares outright).
    Oct 27, 2015. 12:16 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Meet the new U.S. automobile startup  [View news story]
    Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the 21st century's Reliant Robin.
    Jul 10, 2015. 04:23 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The secret weapon from Tesla Motors may have arrived  [View news story]
    Was Tesla's outpost down the street from this year's Berkshire Hathaway meeting a pop-up?
    May 27, 2015. 10:43 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buffett ups FOXA/PCP/PSX stakes, slashes NOV stake  [View news story]
    No. Berkshire takes the dividends as cash with decisions to add more to a position decided independently of dividends received.
    May 16, 2015. 07:49 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Fire destroys GE storage facility at Louisville Appliance Park  [View news story]
    Isn't this owned by Electrolux and not GE? General Electric sold its appliance division for $3.3 billion last year.
    Apr 3, 2015. 07:44 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Am Convinced IFAN Financial Is Going To Zero  [View article]
    Just a heads up - It's been a couple months since your article was published and I just received what appears to be the same mailer touting this junky stock. Looks like its still being pushed.
    Jan 13, 2015. 11:41 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • OPEC is "throwing in the towel" - SocGen  [View news story]
    USD is up closer to 10% than 35% in that time period as measured by the US Dollar Index. There are few notable 15% moves (JPY for example). The only major currency I see with a 35% drop against the dollar is the Russian Ruble.
    Nov 27, 2014. 11:27 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buffett wins again on BNSF purchase  [View news story]
    Excellent point. I neglected the cash taken out of the business when looking at the return. Buffett did well.
    Nov 10, 2014. 10:51 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Buffett wins again on BNSF purchase  [View news story]
    This investment doubled five years after a recession. Sounds like a normal return. The S&P 500's total return in that same period is roughly the same.
    Nov 10, 2014. 10:24 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un's absence continues  [View news story]
    " annual event Kim has attended without fail since he took power." So he attended this event just twice in the past?
    Oct 10, 2014. 09:39 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Lego to end Shell collaboration after Greenpeace pressure  [View news story]
    Legos, being made of plastic, are made from oil.
    Oct 9, 2014. 01:03 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Speculation on investor stake lifts McDonald's  [View news story]
    If someone is actually building a big stake, I would bet it's someone who wants to push for creation of a REIT for the real estate assets.
    Sep 29, 2014. 03:24 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment