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  • Snatching Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory: HMS Freedom Of Information Act UK [View article]
    The following is from Odyssey Marine's latest filing of an 8-K with the SEC on 11/12/2013:

    Let’s get right to the issue at hand and the main reason that you’re probably taking time out of your busy schedule to be on this call today. The catalyst for today’s call was a short and distort so-called investigative report put out last week. I’m going to assume that you’ve seen that exact piece that was published by Meson Capital Partners, a small San Francisco investment firm. It’s really important to note that this piece, which contains significant false and misleading allegations, was put out by a young man with a small fund who’s apparently not had a very good track record during the bull market of the last several years.
    Unfortunately, he’s apparently decided to try to redeem his poor performance this past year by trying to short Odyssey stock and publishing a report to scare investors with misleading information. His attempt to use the report to manipulate the market is so transparent that he even chose to make the attack in the middle of the trading day of the last day of the fiscal year with many funds. Not only creating havoc for many of our investors but if it was at the end of the fiscal year for his own fund would have enabled him to mark to market at the end of the day to attempt to paint a rosier picture of his fund’s performance for the year.
    The intent of this guy is clear. He wants to drive the price of Odyssey’s stock down, profit at the expense of Odyssey shareholders and he put out false and misleading information to do it. This is called a “short and distort” tactic and if you haven’t encountered this type of market mugging and I really hope you haven’t, I’d recommend that you go online and look up “short and distort.” You’ll find plenty of information about this unsavory tactic and the people that use it. We believe that in this case, Meson has crossed the ethical, not to mention, legal line and we’ve already notified proper authorities. We’ve also been informed that a group of Odyssey investors are considering a class action suit against Meson. If you’d like us to put you in touch with this group of investors, please contact us through our website .
    On a side note on Meson, a lawyer who in my opinion is probably one of the best securities litigation lawyers in the country, thoroughly read and reviewed the 60-page short and distort piece as well as the most recent Meson Capital investor newsletter. He told me that after his decade of securities law work, one thing really struck him about everything he read. Meson says the report was “fully sourced and vetted by our experienced lawyers.” The securities lawyer said that he couldn’t imagine any lawyer, much less an experienced securities lawyer, ever allowing this document to go out. He challenged Meson to disclose the identity of their lawyers.
    Jan 1 05:38 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Odyssey Marine: Do Investors Know What Lies Beneath the Surface? Part 2 [View article]
    The following is from Odyssey Marine's latest filing with the SEC on 11/12/2013:

    8-K Filing

    Let’s get right to the issue at hand and the main reason that you’re probably taking time out of your busy schedule to be on this call today. The catalyst for today’s call was a short and distort so-called investigative report put out last week. I’m going to assume that you’ve seen that exact piece that was published by Meson Capital Partners, a small San Francisco investment firm. It’s really important to note that this piece, which contains significant false and misleading allegations, was put out by a young man with a small fund who’s apparently not had a very good track record during the bull market of the last several years.
    Unfortunately, he’s apparently decided to try to redeem his poor performance this past year by trying to short Odyssey stock and publishing a report to scare investors with misleading information. His attempt to use the report to manipulate the market is so transparent that he even chose to make the attack in the middle of the trading day of the last day of the fiscal year with many funds. Not only creating havoc for many of our investors but if it was at the end of the fiscal year for his own fund would have enabled him to mark to market at the end of the day to attempt to paint a rosier picture of his fund’s performance for the year.
    The intent of this guy is clear. He wants to drive the price of Odyssey’s stock down, profit at the expense of Odyssey shareholders and he put out false and misleading information to do it. This is called a “short and distort” tactic and if you haven’t encountered this type of market mugging and I really hope you haven’t, I’d recommend that you go online and look up “short and distort.” You’ll find plenty of information about this unsavory tactic and the people that use it. We believe that in this case, Meson has crossed the ethical, not to mention, legal line and we’ve already notified proper authorities. We’ve also been informed that a group of Odyssey investors are considering a class action suit against Meson. If you’d like us to put you in touch with this group of investors, please contact us through our website .
    On a side note on Meson, a lawyer who in my opinion is probably one of the best securities litigation lawyers in the country, thoroughly read and reviewed the 60-page short and distort piece as well as the most recent Meson Capital investor newsletter. He told me that after his decade of securities law work, one thing really struck him about everything he read. Meson says the report was “fully sourced and vetted by our experienced lawyers.” The securities lawyer said that he couldn’t imagine any lawyer, much less an experienced securities lawyer, ever allowing this document to go out. He challenged Meson to disclose the identity of their lawyers.
    Jan 1 05:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investigative Report Questions Odyssey Marine's New Offshore Subsidiaries And Undersea Mining [View article]
    The following is from Odyssey Marine's latest 8-K filing with the SEC on 11/12/2013:

    Let’s get right to the issue at hand and the main reason that you’re probably taking time out of your busy schedule to be on this call today. The catalyst for today’s call was a short and distort so-called investigative report put out last week. I’m going to assume that you’ve seen that exact piece that was published by Meson Capital Partners, a small San Francisco investment firm. It’s really important to note that this piece, which contains significant false and misleading allegations, was put out by a young man with a small fund who’s apparently not had a very good track record during the bull market of the last several years.
    Unfortunately, he’s apparently decided to try to redeem his poor performance this past year by trying to short Odyssey stock and publishing a report to scare investors with misleading information. His attempt to use the report to manipulate the market is so transparent that he even chose to make the attack in the middle of the trading day of the last day of the fiscal year with many funds. Not only creating havoc for many of our investors but if it was at the end of the fiscal year for his own fund would have enabled him to mark to market at the end of the day to attempt to paint a rosier picture of his fund’s performance for the year.
    The intent of this guy is clear. He wants to drive the price of Odyssey’s stock down, profit at the expense of Odyssey shareholders and he put out false and misleading information to do it. This is called a “short and distort” tactic and if you haven’t encountered this type of market mugging and I really hope you haven’t, I’d recommend that you go online and look up “short and distort.” You’ll find plenty of information about this unsavory tactic and the people that use it. We believe that in this case, Meson has crossed the ethical, not to mention, legal line and we’ve already notified proper authorities. We’ve also been informed that a group of Odyssey investors are considering a class action suit against Meson. If you’d like us to put you in touch with this group of investors, please contact us through our website .
    On a side note on Meson, a lawyer who in my opinion is probably one of the best securities litigation lawyers in the country, thoroughly read and reviewed the 60-page short and distort piece as well as the most recent Meson Capital investor newsletter. He told me that after his decade of securities law work, one thing really struck him about everything he read. Meson says the report was “fully sourced and vetted by our experienced lawyers.” The securities lawyer said that he couldn’t imagine any lawyer, much less an experienced securities lawyer, ever allowing this document to go out. He challenged Meson to disclose the identity of their lawyers.
    Jan 1 05:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Finally Fairly Valued After Recent Drop In Stock Price [View article]
    Wow...277 x Forward Earnings...I suspect you would have been selling tulips in Holland back in the day what?
    Dec 5 06:04 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Race For Mobile Security: How Elephant Talk's Earnings Could Be A Window Into The Future [View article]
    Making money on stocks doesn't necessarily require good fundamentals. ETAK is now up 46% over the past 3 months.
    Dec 5 09:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Race For Mobile Security: How Elephant Talk's Earnings Could Be A Window Into The Future [View article]
    The recent NSA spying scandal is a perfect setup for this stock...
    Nov 20 02:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dendreon: A Classic Plan Of Desperation [View article]
    Hum...I wonder these BIG BOYS hold so much of DNDN
    State Street Corporation 9,525,897 6.05 27,910,878 Sep 30, 2013
    Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) 8,884,309 5.64 26,031,025 Sep 30, 2013
    First Trust Advisors LP 8,807,573 5.59 25,806,188 Sep 30, 2013
    BlackRock Fund Advisors 5,799,910 3.68 16,993,736 Sep 30, 2013
    BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. 4,634,969 2.94 13,580,459 Sep 30, 2013
    S.A.C. Capital Advisors, LLC 3,677,000 2.33 10,773,610 Sep 30, 2013
    Primecap Management Company 3,069,700 1.95 8,994,221 Sep 30, 2013
    Discovery Capital Management, LLC 2,729,800 1.73 7,998,314 Sep 30, 2013
    LMM, LLC 2,434,000 1.55 7,131,620 Sep 30, 2013
    Northern Trust Corporation 2,193,297 1.39 6,426,360 Sep 30, 2013
    Nov 20 11:27 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Icahn comments hit averages [View news story]
    Icahn is short the market...he just made a billion...which by the ways bodes well for the argument that investors of his caliber ought to be regulated by the SEC to keep their damned mouths shut.
    Nov 18 03:50 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Must Get Ford's Mulally [View article]
    For Microsoft fans...I would not sell the news even if Mulally does not become CEO....that would extremely short-sighted based on news hype and not MSFT potential under new leadership whomever takes the helm. The stock may tank if Mulally does not take the helm...but that is what we call irrational herd behavior....
    Nov 18 12:29 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sanchez Energy: When An IPO Isn't [View article]
    The Wall Street Journal is now questioning the financial structure of this company.
    Nov 16 12:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Discovery Laboratories: Removal Of Financing Overhang A Catalyst For The Stock [View article]
    Breaking News just coming out on DSCO---Great Timing!
    Nov 12 04:29 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Chasing Bubbles In The Nasdaq 100 (Part III) [View article]
    Yahoo will most likely run much higher once the Alibaba IPO date is announced. And on the day of the Alibaba IPO, I look for Yahoo to move a minimum of 10% upwards...
    Nov 9 09:04 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Lone Pine Not Alone In Resolving Covenant Issues [View article]
    There is another reason this stock is down currently and it is related purely to market psychology. Most folks in the lower 48 do not realize that Alberta Canada has been sitting underwater for the past few weeks...literally...in a one hundred year flood event...nothing much has moved up there for weeks...this type of event can wreak havoc on economies...and to the psyche of investors...give this stock a few weeks....things will change...as they clean up and rebuild....and the sun comes out....
    Jul 2 09:39 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • National Bank Of Greece: Trading Halts Between May 24-30 [View article]
    I do not share any negative sentiment on NBG. The facts point to this bank coming out solid on the other side of this thing. The facts are in the IMF Data which up till now everyone here at seeking Alpha has virtually ignored. If you want an interesting perspective on NBG go to http://bit.ly/10qWnRz
    May 23 06:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A123 Systems (AONE -7.3%) has plunged to new lows in the absence of major news. Shares have triggered short-sale curbs, but given they now trade at a paltry $0.224, brokers are probably reluctant to lend shares regardless. 19.6% of A123's float was shorted as of Aug. 15. A123 was hurt last week by news GM is temporarily halting production of the Chevy Volt. [View news story]
    I'm in for another 20,000 shares. Keep selling folks, I'll take them off your hands.
    Sep 5 12:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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