Speculating on Buffett's Next Acquisition

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Today, Professor Cunningham speculates on Berkshire's next big acquisition.

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  • Report this Comment On May 27, 2013, at 9:44 PM, investingatlast wrote:

    I absolutely detest that you consistently put out these teasers on browser pages and then require that a video be watched. I simply don't do well with video (more people than you think are in that category) and much prefer being able to read actual words. Bottom line is that I don't watch the videos and I feel 2nd classs.

  • Report this Comment On May 27, 2013, at 10:11 PM, rsmoans wrote:

    I agree.

  • Report this Comment On May 28, 2013, at 2:38 AM, inreality01 wrote:

    Is Warren tired of destroying family businesses and taking them over?

    I'm sure you know the reason he is the biggest fan of the estate (death) tax, right? His companies move in and buy family businesses that can't afford the death tax and then spits them back out for a profit. He doesn't like paying taxes himself but sure wants others to get nailed.

    Although he has done very well in business I think he is a pathetic human being that has very low moral character.

  • Report this Comment On May 28, 2013, at 4:45 PM, ForAmusementOnly wrote:

    Dear inreality01,

    Please educate me: What family businesses that could not afford the death tax has Warren Buffett's companies acquired and then spit back out for a profit? I am truly not aware of any, but I would like to be enlightened. Thanks.

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