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  • The Spare [View instapost]
    I refused to leave the hospital until the nurse showed me how to master the perfect swaddle. Now I can list swaddling skills alongside my numchuck skills and bowhunting skills. Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills. If only I could wrap a Christmas present as well as a baby....
    Jan 8 10:45 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Spare [View instapost]
    Congrats Chris!
    Jan 7 09:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Great Northern Iron Now Worth Less Than $21, Will Fall To $0 In 15 Months [View article]
    Nice detective work Night Heron!

    I remember a couple years ago when this one fell from $124 to $60 based on the same argument. It's down to $31 now in the after-hours.
    Jan 6 07:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ideas For 2014: Long GCVRZ [View article]
    "If someone wants to blame others, then they should hire that person, pay him or her a fee and then hold them accountable."

    Have Pro subscribers not hired a service and paid a fee?
    Jan 1 02:33 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ideas For 2014: Long GCVRZ [View article]
    I agree that someone who blindly follows another's free pick without doing their own research has no one to blame but himself.

    But it's different when people are paying thousands of dollars for Pro picks, labeled as Alpha-rich. Someone who pays thousands of dollars for a pick labeled "best pick of 2014" that loses 70% right out of the gate has a right to complain somewhere. The comment section of the article in question seems an appropriate place to me.

    If the guy thinks the author inadequately discussed the magnitude or likelihood of the downside risk of his pick, that is a valid opinion. You can agree or disagree with his opinion. But to call the guy names and say there's a spot in hell for him.... that is completely inappropriate.

    Note: Chris has a solid history of picks at SA, with more hits than misses, and is a valuable contributor. My comments aren't directed at Chris in any way, they're directed at holding Pro picks to a higher standard.
    Jan 1 11:07 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Ideas For 2014: Long GCVRZ [View article]
    Are you sure he paid $0 for this analysis? This was a PRO article, and PRO costs thousands of dollars.
    Dec 31 12:08 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Our Best Investment Idea Is Starting To Pay Dividends - Gramercy Property Trust In MMXIII [View article]
    That one treated me well this year. Great call, Chris.

    Happy Holidays to you and your family. Thanks for all of your terrific posts in Stocktalks.
    Dec 24 10:19 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Humor – Sunday, December 22, 2013 [View instapost]
    The Santa tracker on my tv would beg to differ.
    Dec 22 10:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • SIRI: Horrible [View instapost]
    The Stilletto is my favorite electronic device ever. Any song you hear on the radio, you push the heart button and it adds the song to your library of mp3s.
    Dec 17 10:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Memo To Elisabeth DeMarse: Learn From Seeking Alpha [View instapost] is a completely worthless website.
    Dec 13 07:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 6 Doubles In A Row And 2014's Top Pick [View article]
    Thanks Joe! I made a lot of money on your picks this year. Looking forward to your future work. Your research is awesome.

    Dec 13 10:43 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Late-day excitement with Michael Kors [View news story]
    Up over $83 AH now.
    Dec 12 06:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Could Damn Well Be The Next MBIA [View article]
    Do you have a link to those numbers?
    Nov 27 02:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Could Damn Well Be The Next MBIA [View article]
    The stock went from $72 to $26 to $65. What makes you think he has losses? He may just have given back gains.
    Nov 27 08:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should investors mimic the trading patterns of CEOs? [View news story]
    Great stats in the first two bullets, terrible example in the 3rd. I'm sure there are lots of other CEOs who made more than $16,000 on their buys.
    Nov 19 08:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment