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Subject:  Unbelievable Date:  11/16/2012  9:18 PM
Author:  stillwater9999 Number:  195890 of 218841

A number of my portfolio companies (e.g.The Buckle, Atrion) have recently declared large special dividends, the size of the payouts apparently increased this year to avoid the likely much higher taxes on dividends for 2013. But I never thought I would see this from Berkshire:

Berkshire Hathaway Declares Special Dividend (Omaha, NE 11/16/12)
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The Board of Berkshire Hathaway has announced the payout of a special one time dividend to shareholders of record on 12/1/2012. On 12/31/12 at ten minutes before midnight, an e-mail message will be sent to all shareholders of record. The e