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For the past 30 years, I have been involved in startups, as a founder, and active investor. My first company was purchased by Johnson & Johnson, which set the foundation for future investments. My level of trading escalated after graduating from college, primarily as a result of my... More
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    When we discover an undervalued company with game changing technologies, we send subscribers an Email Trade Alert. We simultaneously publish an analysis on Seeking Alpha either as an Instablog or a Yahoo syndicated article.

    As Wall Street becomes aware of the trade, we generally see an increase in price and volume, as our reports are read by over 100,000 investors annually. In 2011 and 2012 the average gain following publication was 36% per trade. In 2013, the average gain following publication was 124% per trade, primarily as a result of extending the holding period.

    Here are the results for all trades initiated in 2013:

    1. 22nd Century: 487% gain

    2. MusclePharm: 238% gain.​​

    3. Senesco: 133% gain.​​

    4. BioZone: 97% gain.

    5. MedBox: 84% gain.

    6. Oculus: 68% gain.

    ​7. MGT: 54% gain.​​

    8. Marathon: 37% gain.

    9. Pershing: 12% gain.

    Average gain per trade 2013: 126%

    ​All trades can be validated by confirming the publication date of each analysis on Seeking Alpha, which you can do by going here, and comparing the closing price the day before publication with the resulting peak price following publication.

    If you would like to receive free email trade alerts, please click here.

    May 02 5:24 PM | Link | 1 Comment
  • NASDAQ Up Listing And Institutional Buying Could Double Finjan's Shareprice

    Finjan is extremely undervalued right now, and there's an imminent catalyst that could instantly double the share price; the NASDAQ up listing. As many of my readers remember, Organovo (NYSEMKT:ONVO) went from $3.90 to $13.65 following the company's up listing.

    Best of all, the delay in Finjan's up listing has driven Finjan shares below $6 so I have been an aggressive buyer over the last few days. Once investors realize an up listing is probable, we could see share price appreciation before the up listing.

    But what investors don't realize is that the up listing is not nearly as important as what will happen after the up listing. Once Finjan has a NASDAQ listing, major institutions will be able to accumulate shares. With Finjan's low float, any level of institutional buying could push the shareprice significantly higher.

    The other factor that investors seem to have forgotten is that Finjan could announce a major settlement at any time, given the 5 litigations that are currently underway. Depending upon the magnitude of the settlements, it would not be surprising to see Finjan trading in the $15-$20 range.

    In my opinion Finjan is extremely undervalued at this price level, and with the probability of a NASDAQ up listing, institutional buying, and settlement announcements before the end of this year, the upside potential is large, and downside risk is limited.

    Disclaimer and disclosure: It is probable that the author and his associates have a position in the subject securities consistent with the opinion expressed in this article and they reserve the right to buy and/or sell the securities mentioned in this article, at any time without further notice. For complete disclosure and disclaimer information please click here.

    Disclosure: I am long FNJN.

    Apr 10 11:14 AM | Link | 5 Comments
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    To provide all investors with asymmetrical trades that generate 50% to 100% returns per trade.

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