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The way I see this, he spent north of $10 Billion in the third quarter on other stocks, and in the fourth quarter the market went down basically 20% from top to bottom and bought very little in the way of other stocks. In my mind, that would lead me to believe he bought a ton of Berkshire, meaning north of $8 Billion.

If you go back to the 2016 and 2017 annual meetings and search on repurchase you will hear his comments about buying a lot of stock if the price was right. Also, you will hear him talk about coming back in a few years with $150 billion in cash as unacceptable. July he relaxes the buyback threshold, and then in the fourth quarter finally gets a decent correction--> if not now, when?

During August they bought back 8.6% of the daily volume when they were in the market, if we extrapolate that to the fourth quarter when the stock was below 218, I think you can make a case for $8 billion.
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