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Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio Holdings as of September 30, 2008

As I noted on Friday, Berkshire Hathaway (BRKa) has issued its third quarter 13F filing. This filing lists the company’s stock holdings as of September 30, 2008. I always enjoy reviewing these Berkshire Hathaway filings because they provide me with a glimpse at what Warren Buffett’s latest investment moves might be. Here are the latest changes. New Berkshire Hathaway

52-Week Low List Packed with Quality Names

I was looking at the front page of Value Investing News last night, and the New 52-Week Lows list jumped out at me.  Take a look at these names: CITIGROUP INC (C) LEVEL 3 COMM INC (LVLT) HOME DEPOT INC (HD) RITE AID CP (RAD) STANDARD PACIFIC LP (SPF) TENET HLTHCRE CP (THC) FIFTH THIRD

Value Faceoff: Home Depot vs. Lowe’s

With the recent liquidity crisis in the subprime market, the formerly red hot housing sector has finally started to cool off. Home equity loans are costing significantly more now and future home price appreciation expectations are finally getting back to reality. These factors have caused investors and shoppers to curtail their demand for home improvement

Value Investing News Highlights

Here are the top stories this week on Value Investing News: Home Depot May Be Down, But They Got Flavor This week in value investing news, investors have been looking for value opportunities in the down trodden home improvement sector.  The debate seems to be boiling down to Home Depot (HD) versus Lowe’s (LOW). You can share the results

Poll Results: Stock Class for the End of 2007

Value Investing News asked its members to reach for their crystal balls to determine which stock class will outperform the others in the last quarter of 2007.  The poll that was posted on August 24th asked the following question: In the remaining half of this year, which do you expect to outperform? We received 51

Potential Large Cap Wide Moat Companies – Rule #1 Big Five

I recently received an email from one of my readers asking for the list of stocks I produced when I tried to replicate Phil Town’s Rule #1 Big 5 Numbers back in May using a screen I built on Portfolio123.  The Big Five Numbers are criteria Phil Town developed to help identify companies that have wide moats.  Phil Town looks at five

Home Depot Inc Investor Shopping Experiences

I recently had a terrible shopping experience at both Home Depot Online and at my local Home Depot (HD) store. I was a bit surprised at how bad my customer experience was. However, I’m not the only investor to have had a bad experience. The Dividend Guy also had a bad experience at Home Depot