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Author: Metal27 Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 41316  
Subject: Re: barrons article re buffett Date: 4/22/2007 3:14 PM
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SpocksBrainRtns,

Gee, I thought he issued the B shares precisely out of concern for smaller shareholders.

Nice to meet someone as sarcastic as I am!

At my broker it costs $10 to get out of as many shares of Berkshire as you want. Plus, if you hold it a year you get a lower tax on the sale. Some cost.

Ahh, but you bear the cost, not BRK, which is my point.

I fully agree with your last point. I think the problem is that Mauzy did not work the numbers. If he had, I think the results would have buttressed his argument. BRK is plainly suffering from an increasingly large embarrassment of riches.

Cheers,

Scott
(Still re-reading Fisher's book. I don't yet know if I like it or not, but it has definitely caused me to re-think my approach to investing.)

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