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  • 12 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List - Part V [View article]
    You must have inside information - the details of the deal aren't in any filings or press release that I have seen. Did I miss something?

    Revenues don't pay for things, profits do. GRCV has no audited financials, but its pink-sheet disclosures show $8000 in profit last quarter.

    There is zero evidence that the people running GRCV know anything about the industry.
    Feb 1, 2015. 03:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 12 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List - Part V [View article]
    I just looked at this pump and dump, with a terrible capital structure and basically broke. As of 9/30, they had less than $17,000 in cash and debt of almost $900K. How are they going to do this deal? Please quit spamming this crappy ticker all over Seeking Alpha. If you honestly think it is a good company, write an article or an instablog.
    Feb 1, 2015. 08:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 96 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List [View article]
    It's a private company, so I don't know how to get that info
    Feb 1, 2015. 08:47 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 96 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List [View article]
    Pump, pump, pump
    Jan 31, 2015. 11:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 12 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List - Part V [View article]
    Pumpers spam tickers on articles. GRCV is a pump and dump
    Jan 31, 2015. 11:44 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 12 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List - Part V [View article]
    GRCV is a pump and dump - steer clear
    Jan 31, 2015. 07:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 96 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List [View article]
    Where do you publish besides SA?
    Jan 31, 2015. 09:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 96 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List [View article]
    Please quit spamming. This company looks horrible, and if that press release is indicative of the quality of management, then only a foolish gambler would buy those shares. Just my .02 cents
    Jan 31, 2015. 07:16 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 96 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List [View article]
    Anthony, you are using the most recently available quarterly filings, but you are missing things that have occurred in the interim or that are stated in those filings. I understand that it is an extremely time-consuming effort to achieve accuracy, but, without it, you may be leading people to some very wrong conclusions. Let me share just a couple of situations that you have characterized incorrectly.

    First, GBLX. You have them in the category of "firms are likely to be in a position to make acquisitions or deploy excessive liquid resources for organic growth and expansion". If you evaluate their current situation, they need to raise capital - this is very clear in their filing from last week, an amended S-1http://http://bit.ly/1uLYVJj

    "We estimate that we will require an additional $4,750,000 to fund our currently anticipated requirements for ongoing operations and grow and dispensary facilities for our existing business for the next twelve-month period. Based upon our cash position, we will need to raise additional capital prior by the end of fiscal 2015 in order to fund current operations."

    Similarly, you discuss CANV in this category, but just yesterday, they indicated that they need to raise $24mm by selling shares at $2 to fund their growth. http://bit.ly/1uLYSx9

    I won't bother naming names, but there have been subsequent capital raises among the group of companies that you include in the "below 1.0 current ratio" category that would put them now above 1.0.

    The point is that your exercise is not complete. I urge readers to contemplate your frame-work but to also incorporate the most recent information that is available.
    Jan 31, 2015. 07:15 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 12 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List - Part V [View article]
    What a terrible p.r. they issued I would stay far away from this (and please quit spamming)
    Jan 30, 2015. 06:51 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 12 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List - Part VII [View article]
    What a lame press release. Stock is probably overvalued by .0002
    Jan 29, 2015. 11:01 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 12 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List - Part III [View article]
    That was one of the most poorly written press releases I have seen in a while

    Grand Capital Ventures Announces Final Phases of Forward Acquisition into
    the Medical Marijuana Business Sector

    Sunrise, FL January 6, 2015 - Grand Capital Ventures (OTC PINK: GRCV) is pleased to announce that we are in the final stages of negotiations with a Marijuana grow farm located in Bend Oregon. This acquisition will allow us to pursue the medical and recreational aspect of the emerging MMJ market.
    John Correnti, CEO of Grand Capital Ventures, says, “We are very excited to throw our hat in this arena.

    There are 23 States that have enacted legislation to approve medical Marijuana and 3 States including Oregon that have also approved recreational use. We believe that this farm has high quality and has the ability to increase production which will be able to supply the growing demand for Marijuana products.”

    John Correnti, also states, "We feel that getting into this market sets the tone for the kind of diversity that we have looking for. The upside for Grand Capital Ventures getting into this business is that our company can generate it's equity from several diverse sectors of the public market as opposed to sticking to just one focus area. Our expectation is that we can create more stability for our already growing shareholder base”
    Jan 29, 2015. 11:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Look At 4 Key Stocks In The Cannabis Sector [View instapost]
    It was out early this morning, as was news that TRTC filed a lawsuit against Clark County
    Jan 28, 2015. 05:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Roen Ventures Wins Summary Judgment In Its Lawsuit Against Medical Marijuana, Inc [View article]
    His son, MM III is the other Michael Mona
    Jan 27, 2015. 02:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 12 Marijuana Stocks For Your Do Not 'Buy And Hold' List - Part VII [View article]
    I see now that it wasn't your price chart - it was marijuanaindex.org. Sorry for the confusion and never mind
    Jan 24, 2015. 10:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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