mornin rational thanks for sharing. a few facts. the selling is up from 80k or so to 100k or so. check the gates f form 10b5 and other filings, the gates f expects to sell about 22 million shs a year from 4/11 to 3/14. i raised this the other day but if msft continues to trade down, the gates f may sell more brk to meet its budget needs going forward,imo. its amendment no 10 to the 13d in 2011.