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  • QuickChat #273, August 15 2014 [View instapost]
    "People too optimistic about 2015 housing: Economist" "... Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, who cut his housing forecasts for next year"

    http://cnb.cx/YXw2At

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 01:31 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    Looking for any correlations, the three "unknowns" that I have ATM were the following percentages of the volume *just* prior to the trades.

    11:01:10 10K $0.088 14.18% of volume prior to that trade.
    12:11:52 7.5K $0.0875 4.81% of volume prior to that trade
    13:02:34 6.0K $0.0875 3.81% of volume prior to that trade

    That 14%+ ... Wasn't one of the limits on volume ~15% of volume to the point in the day just prior to the sale?

    On the latter two I also checked the incremental volume since the prior "unknown trade, but didn't see a "familiar" number.

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 01:15 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    Ranma: I currently don't get anything but daily short sales data - nothing mechanically directly from the SEC or Edgar yet.

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 11:05 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    And don't forget that starting up the hill the reduction in wind resistance allows a longer period before speed falls to a given level, meaning that for the same distance traveled the batteries are possibly required to contribute later in the climb and even contribute less, in aggregate, throughout the climb.

    So aggregate gain is higher than just what would be suggested by the regen thoughts.

    It might be a minuscule amount of difference though since the wind resistance is commonly held to be a significant factor only above 55 mph.

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 10:54 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    Just an FYI for the more active among us: today and yesterday I've been seeing "unknown" trades at $0.088 which are consistently midway between the bid and ask. Further *no* bid or ask at $0.088 has been seen all day yesterday and none so far today.

    This suggests the possibility of internalized trades (internal to a broker or MM) or a negotiated trade (broker or MM cuts a deal with another broker or MM - less likely IMO) and/or an MM that accumulates or sells to complete an order invisible to us.

    Don't know if this might be useful, but for a *very* long time I would see very few "unknown" trades and even fewer that were right at the midpoint and at a price where that bid or offer price had not been seen at all.

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 10:07 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    NGS: One thing to keep in mind, IIRC, is that because the PbC can be used through a much wider range of its SOC, the actuall difference in *usable* energy density is less than what the raw numbers suggest.

    I forget who, but ISTR a couple different times this was pointed out in the past.

    Also, "all in" costs are a factor as the PbC requires no AC, a relatively unsophisticated BMS, etc.

    Uh, ... no armor plating either! ;-))

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 09:59 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    That part I can't. But using the FINRA and other short sales data provided by the major exchanges is currently automatically collected for all equities. That provides enough base that differences could be identified and any potential patterns of behavior *might* be found useful. Issue stuff might have to be manually input or ... maybe there's some automation possible that I've not even looked for yet.

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 09:35 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    Since I'm currently nearing breaking free of this manual collection process, I'm doing some programming that will achieve that end, partially, for a while. So any thoughts on that will be deferred for some time.

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 09:24 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • QuickChat #273, August 15 2014 [View instapost]
    Maya: Almost-free money isn't enough - the recipients want some return on it too!

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 09:22 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    Thanks John! One less unknown to consider.

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 09:07 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    Here
    http://seekingalpha.co...

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 08:54 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    08/26/2014: EOD stuff partially copied from blog (up now).
    # Trds: 24, MinTrSz: 693, MaxTrSz: 81000, Vol: 342069, AvTrSz: 14253
    Min. Pr: 0.0860, Max Pr: 0.0899, VW Avg. Tr. Pr: 0.0877
    # Buys, Shares: 9 64569, VW Avg Buy Pr: 0.0897
    # Sells, Shares: 12 267500, VW Avg Sell Pr: 0.0872
    # Unkn, Shares: 3 10000, VW Avg Unk. Pr: 0.0882
    Buy:Sell 1:4.14 (18.88% "buys"), DlyShts 15693 (04.59%), Dly Sht % of 'sells' 5.87%

    The $0.085/6 support continues holding so far. If the trend of flat or slightly improved prices in the last and first week of each month is still active, $0.085/6 should hold through this and next week. We don't know if the trend is still active though. This is because I wonder if there's some warrant conversions at the new 1.7 ratio going on here with selling restrictions much tighter than in the past.

    Today's drop in buy percentage is not yet worrisome because it was due to just a few large sells skewing the ratio on a low-volume day. 8 of the 24 trades accounted for 79.19% of day's volume and 7 were sells of 240,500 shares, 70.31% of today's volume. It is something to keep an eye on though, especially ...

    Our friendly paint crew gave us a close of $0.0888 today. If they had been goofing off the close would have been $0.0860, within the price range that accounted for most of our trading today.

    ... All in all, the traditional TA stuff suggests no change – continued slow weakening seems to be the order of the day. However, if volume weakens further, our descent could halt ... or become much more volatile.

    Two day's back I noted my non-traditional stuff's move towards less negativity broke a little bit ...

    Today all six periods are more negative. Not by large amounts, but not small either. This bears watching.

    Similarly, the newer calculations, which had been, in aggregate, improving for four days, yesterday signaled a coming change ...

    http://seekingalpha.co...

    HardToLove
    Aug 27 08:40 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    There was a buy at the offer of $0.0888 of 5K at 15:59:33.

    HardToLove
    Aug 26 04:07 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    "I agree that more lead-carbon usage only helps the PbC get accepted quickly"

    I think it doesn't because it doesn't require as much re-design of the infra-structure around the battery. All the major battery manufacturers are making a variation of carbon-doped negative electrodes and have less divergence from a standard LAB or AGM.

    Until the infra-structure, from manufacturing to OTS electrical components and programming, are available, none of these other batteries help us.

    They help themselves and allow the potential PbC user to delay or avoid entirely using PbC because the other products are "good enough" and cost less and are available, both OEM and probably after-market.

    MHO,
    HardToLove
    Aug 26 12:41 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 360 August 22 '14: 10-Q For Q1 2014; S-1 For $15MM Share Issuance; Changed Loan, IP-Secured MDA; David DiGiacinto Appointed Chairman And CEO [View instapost]
    EM: "... Businesses have no representation so they screwed every which way ..."

    I presume you ignore the multi-millions spent on lobbyists that effectively write, to a very large degree, the laws and regulations and, very importantly, tax exemptions that benefit the corporations to the detriment of the "little guy".

    A very small example even at the local levels was the various state mild boards. As we move of the food change the abuses become more egregious.

    MHO,
    HardToLove
    P.S. Citizens United SCOTUS ruling granted "representation" through the electoral process via the large sums of campaign and advertising dollars available to sway the electorate while the "little guy" has a lack of unbiased information and only a single ballot to cast.
    Aug 26 12:24 PM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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