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Plug Power adds to gains as Japan reveals fuel cell vehicle subsidies

  • Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) finished 10% higher on the session, apparently boosted late by Japan Prime Minister Abe's plan to provide at least ¥2M (~$19,550) in subsidies for every purchase of a fuel cell vehicle.
  • The environmentally friendly cars are more expensive than conventional autos - Toyota's (NYSE:TM) model will cost ~¥7M - which led Abe to decide government support was necessary to encourage buyers.
  • Earlier: Plug Power +3% after Roth Capital says outlook has improved.
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  • GameKing13
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    You know what? Who know anymore with this stock? The manipulation and movement inconsistencies are unexplainable. For all we know someone at PLUG headquarters farted too loud and that made the stock go up
    18 Jul 2014, 05:21 PM Reply Like
  • thotdoc
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    Follow the stock and all of the stories rather than what a commentor says.


    This company has turned around, it is a good investment at the current price to develop into a major company with a niche product in a very large niche with many opportunities to develop new niches..


    That said, this Japanese news has NOTHING to do with PLUG. The news relates to the fuel cell company who is supplying the fuel cell to Toyota...maybe in house.


    If it was Germany, it would be for BLDP who has a major contract with VW.
    18 Jul 2014, 05:29 PM Reply Like
  • Weighing Machine
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    The irrelevant hype is back... may have to start shorting this pig again
    18 Jul 2014, 05:33 PM Reply Like
  • GameKing13
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    What game of double talk are you playing? Wasn't this you a couple days ago?


    Don't know if you are kidding.


    If you aren't kidding sell the stock; you don't understand what you have invested in."
    18 Jul 2014, 05:41 PM Reply Like
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    I plan on making millions with this stock. Take a good look at my face because you will be seeing it on the front cover of every financial publication within the year.
    18 Jul 2014, 11:15 PM Reply Like
  • flyerguy1300
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    Thank you. Glad you agree this is a long term stock as I do and many others should believe too!!
    19 Jul 2014, 12:19 AM Reply Like
  • makeme
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    good stock
    19 Jul 2014, 04:08 AM Reply Like
  • hnyahoo
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    It is no doubt that Plug is a gamble. Not for a faint of heart!
    If losing 100K is not a problem for you then you should buy it in hope to make 1 million in 1 year. Otherwise, you should stay with gasoline powered forklifts.
    19 Jul 2014, 04:20 AM Reply Like
  • StockRam
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    You have to be smart and play the support and resistance levels. You have to use stops on PLUG unless you can devote 100% of your day to watching the price action. If you watch volume, support and resistance then you will be fine.
    19 Jul 2014, 10:53 AM Reply Like
  • mikelazar
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    You'll never be fine with this stock as the losers will keep writing nasty things about it and the shorts will keep shorting.Even the news makes no sense on the stock price.As for the japanese auto maker thats subin fuel cells than BLDP would be a better bet than PLUG after all they make them PLUG buys theirs from BLDP.So what gain does PLUG get out of that?
    19 Jul 2014, 03:42 PM Reply Like
  • The Opportunist
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    hygs that builds the hydrogen stations would be the beneficiary
    21 Jul 2014, 08:02 AM Reply Like
  • GameKing13
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    Is there a short squeeze going on now?
    21 Jul 2014, 02:36 PM Reply Like
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