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  • My Trip to the Clifton Star Property CFO.V August 25, 2010   To my Friends and Fellow Investors:For a... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010
  • Yen Surges And Euro Falls Lower Causing Sell Off In Stocks
    Financial market report for August 30, 2010The Euro, FXE, traded lower to 125.16; the Yen, FXY, surged up to 117.11The chart of the EUR/JPY shows trading at 107.23; this is reflected in a falling FXE:FXY, causing European stocks FEZ to fall lower. The 200% inverse of the... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010 FXE, FXY, FXS
    See chart below for levels to watch. Some of the long term indicators I look at have given sell signals. The long term sell signal on the S&P 500 has not occurred yet. We better bounce soon or I hope the signal I use that has never been wrong since 1991 will be wrong this... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010 SPY
  • Wind Turbine Electricity contract Phillipines
    For an investment of $9 million dollars. I would give the investors 1% of the Philippine project.What does that mean? That is a projected return of $709,560 the first year, $7,095,600 the second year and $14,191,200 each year thereafter for 25 years. Even if we are late in installing, the... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010
  • Q4 Patent Play Stocks: Many Settlements Take Shape in Q4
    Traders backtest for cyclicality and one pattern which emerges is related to Patent Lawsuits and settlement cycles, we noticed after writing about many of these names in 2010 that they are a decent place to focus and keep an eye on as we head into Q4.Today VirnetX (VHC) was up 4% on 4X normal... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010 VHC
  • Judge Royce C Lamberth, Another Battleground
    Judge Royce C. Lamberth added to a 23 year history of confounding presidents of both political parties from the bench of the politically sensitive court. The derailment of the high-profile Obama initiative underscores the well-respected Lamberth’s typical independence, as well as his... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010
  • Another Strategy, Transdifferentiation, Advanced Cell Technology (ACTC.OB)
    ACTC.OB or ACT will utilize its transdifferentiation platform to enhance regenerative medicine. Transdifferentiation involves reprogramming one type of adult cell, such as skin, into an altogether different type of cell, such as muscle or insulin-producing cells, without having to generate... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010
  • ESCs Funding/Legal Issue Players
    In 8/09, a number of Christian groups filed a lawsuit against the HHS and the NIH charging that the Obama administration’s ESC policy violated the Dickey-Wicker Amendment.  The suit was dismissed because the court felt that the plaintiffs had no real standing.The case was then... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010
  • Beware the Representativeness Bias
    Today, we're going to take some historical perspective from David Dreman’s excellent book Contrarian Investment Strategies.  On "fighting the last war," Dreman writes, After their ignominious defeat in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, the French General Staff attributed the... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010 GLD, SPY, DLN
  • Microsoft already has a small footprint in RTB? - I mean ....Helloooooooooo?
    .. It was only just yesterday I had commented here, that convergence in this "space" continues as Marin Software have just done a 'deal' with Webtrends and, that.... There's lots more to come (too), as this article today suggests, that: < Microsoft and AOL are both rumored to be... More »
    Aug. 30, 2010