US Bancorp share looks cheap

Reading Time: < 1 minute (Update) According to Dow Jones News, USB sold 139 million shares at $18 per share. See the news at WSJ. (Original) When I say cheap, I meant in relative terms. My benchmark: Buffett endorsed 2 banks in Berkshire annual shareholder meeting: US Bank (NYSE: USB) and Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC). Many people did not know… Continue reading US Bancorp share looks cheap

Questions for Warren in this year annual shareholder meeting

Reading Time: < 1 minute Also collected here. 1. Why invest in Utilities? Does not Utilities need a lot of capital, what’s the difference between Utilities and the original Berkshire (BRK.A, BRK.B) textile business? You did explained in your letter that utilities can deploy capital for a decent return. And I read this old article “Why Buffett is buying utilities”… Continue reading Questions for Warren in this year annual shareholder meeting

Banking crisis?

Reading Time: < 1 minute It seems the financial crisis has been more like a banking crisis these days, with the RBS virtually nationalized by the British goverment, and Citi and Bank of America increasingly can not stand on its own. The No. 1 and No. 2 US banks according to market cap, J.P.Morgan (NYSE: JPM) and Wells Fargo (NYSE:… Continue reading Banking crisis?

Bottom fishing time?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yesterday was another brutal day in the Wall Street, or the Bay Street (Toronto), or SSE (Shanghai Securities Exchange). According to the number, the Dow is now officially in bear territory. General Motor (NYSE:GM), a Dow component and an American icon, hit 53 years low. It closed at $11.43. So, should we go bottom fishing?… Continue reading Bottom fishing time?