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  • On This Day In 1859
    Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the higher animals, directly follows. There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or... More »
    Today, 4:49 PM
  • Reaching The End Of The Road
     The day began with much anticipation for the six of us. Most of the group had made several trips to Maui, but none had explored the southwest region of the island. Four of us piled into my Jeep. Len-my VP of National Sales-and his wife, Renee, took off ahead of us in their Buick.As we... More »
    Today, 4:33 PM
  • Amazing Opportunities In Canadian Stocks For 2016
    In a little more than a month, 2015 will be over. This means Christmas, snow, putting on a couple of pounds, buying overpriced gifts, and most importantly, making our picks for 2016.Peter Cundill, a great Canadian investor, used to travel the world every year to visit the country which had the... More »
    Today, 4:12 PM CNMGF, WFSTF, LNDZF
  • Margin Accounts Are Not For You!
    I will keep this article brief ... If you are a short seller , you are required to open a margin account. After all, you have to borrow from your broker to sell shares short. If you are mixing your trades short and long, you are an idiot! You should separate brokers for cash account and the... More »
    Today, 4:00 PM GS, Margin account
  • SunEdison: Has The Selloff Stopped?
    SuneEdison (SUNE) has seen a massive selloff over the past few weeks/months caused by a growing fear of a lack of liquidity. This fear has been stoked by a very convoluted structure and strategy. Just 2 weeks ago Deutsche Bank analyst Vishal Shah defended the stock by reiterating his buy and $28... More »
    Today, 3:50 PM SUNE, Solar
  • US Markets Go Full China
    interesting note to self;right concurrent with the closing of the european markets, voila, the managed algo machines run with usa phony money kick into serious gear and take what was increasing volume with no bid to instantly at 1048 est right back up insure a classic volume weighted average... More »
    Today, 3:17 PM
  • The Frankenstein Fund - November 2015 3/4 Month Update - They're Singing My Song... Another Month Older And Deeper In.....Cash?
    by GGjr
    The Frankenstein Fund - November 2015 3/4 Month Update - They're Singing My Song... Another Month Older And Deeper In.....Cash?11/24/2015Well this was a most entertaining month so far with all the craziness in the world. It took 2 days to sell all the [[LNCO]] & [[LINE]] calls, (thanks... More »
    Today, 2:53 PM NMM, WMC, MORL
  • ZAGG - Chart Of The Day
    The Chart of the Day belongs to ZAGG (ZAGG). I found the electronic products component stock by using Barchart to sort today's New Highlist by technical buy signals then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts, Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy on 10/7 the stock gained 32.98%.ZAGG... More »
    Today, 2:40 PM ZAGG
  • The Real Reason Belgium Sold 1,098 Tonnes OOGold
    Oct 2015 byKoos JansenThe Real Reason Belgium Sold 1,098 Tonnes Of GoldBelgium sold 1,098 tonnes of its official gold reserves since 1978.For our global investigation how much physical gold central banks have stored at what location and how much is leased out, I decided to submit the local... More »
    Today, 2:10 PM
  • Intuitive Surgical May Go Up (Further)
    Original article here: Surgical (ISRG), which designs and builds the da Vinci Surgical System, recently released a strong report for Q3FY15. According to the report, revenue rose 10.6% y-o-y (14% taking into account currency fluctuations) to $589.7 mn, while... More »
    Today, 2:10 PM ISRG, biotech, robotics