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  • UniQure sets price record with Glybera [View news story]
    Let's hope the sick can find the means for a cure for their diseases
    Nov 26, 2014. 06:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • UniPixel +7.9% ahead of analyst day [View news story]
    Good luck to you, buddy. Hope your Due Diligence pans out
    Nov 26, 2014. 06:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • UniQure sets price record with Glybera [View news story]
    Put it this way , when most people invest including the poor , they tend to buy shares of companies making money like (AAPL). How come most don't bother to invest in struggling biotech companies researching a cure for a disease. However as soon as they fall ill and find out the cost of drugs that can save their lives , they will label drug companies evil. How about offering to donate that $1 on your tax returns to the drug companies instead of some idiotic political parties. If you are an early investor in a biotech company, you are very likely to lose all your investment or have it diluted but does the general public care about that ? Hell NO!
    When Gilead paid $11B for pharmasset did the general public care that the cure for Heparisis C would be expensive and that the investment would have to be recouped?. Before I started investing in biotech, I had same feeling as you but having gone thru so many and knowing how tough it is to develop a working drug, I became a changed man.
    Stop making the assumption that every sick person is poor.A lot of poor people will rather buy a 60inch tv than to donate a $1 to a biotech company asking for funding. I am poor but I believe we as a society have to prioritize what is important to us. Drug companies are not charities.
    Nov 26, 2014. 06:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nigeria's parliament wants Shell to pay $3.96B for oil spill [View news story]
    You might wanna enlighten yourself http://bit.ly/1vmgpzf before making statements you cannot verify. I grew up in that country so it should not be unreasonable for me to know about this.
    Nov 26, 2014. 05:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nigeria's parliament wants Shell to pay $3.96B for oil spill [View news story]
    They can get away with such irresponsibility due to the high level of government corruption in Nigeria. They would not try such in a developed nation due to fines for any spill. Ogoni is a mess because of Shell, who also masterminded the execution of the Ken Saro Wiwa .
    Nov 26, 2014. 05:02 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • UniQure sets price record with Glybera [View news story]
    Well if people can pay a couple million dollars for a Bugatti , I see nothing wrong in paying a million for a life saving drug especially if the disease is rarer than a Bugatti
    Nov 26, 2014. 04:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • UniPixel +7.9% ahead of analyst day [View news story]
    A sucker is born every minute. I remember advising the uninformed gamblers not to buy into the fool's gold but they were already high in fool's paradise.
    Nov 26, 2014. 04:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • UniPixel +7.9% ahead of analyst day [View news story]
    Worthless pos company. Am sure the excuse now will be waiting for Windows 10 .Management should be in jail sharing bunk with Madoff!
    Nov 26, 2014. 03:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Vulture hedge funds bet on coal mining bankruptcies [View news story]
    A bad way to trade. If a company has a very high likelihood of going into bankruptcy due to huge debts, being oversold based on charts does not matter. Most of the time any slight upswing you see are shorts bidding it up to increase profit when it finally goes bankrupt.
    Nov 25, 2014. 02:15 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The end of China's economic miracle? [View news story]
    What the heck are you talking about, buddy?
    Nov 24, 2014. 02:47 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • UniPixel +14.8% after Q3 results, InTouch/Kodak update [View news story]
    You know how you can tell UNXL is lying? ,when it releases any news update. Worthless company!
    Nov 7, 2014. 05:51 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • InvenSense -26.2% AH on FQ2 miss, guidance, GM drop [View news story]
    The MEMS, INVN supplied AAPL was not a new one par se . It is a slight modification of the one that they have been supplying samsung for more than 2 yrs and and not an entirely new design. Also isn't INVN a fabless company now and already contracting out the manufacture of the chips to others?( haven't invested in it in like 2yrs, after 2nd Q reports since ipo). I would love you to name any AAPL supplier out there that has been successful in demanding more money from {AAPL) over time other than Samsung. It is very smart @ playing "divide & conquer" with her suppliers & partners.
    What AAPL does is also similar to what Dell did in her early days selling computers with her build to order approach. It avoided all the cost,risk,inventory headaches and disadvantages of manufacturing itself and also avoided margin erosion by avoiding sales thru retail stores. As soon as her competitors caught up & started doing same , Dell lost it's edge & never recovered.
    AAPL is the only hardware company (likes to fool itself as mostly a software company) I know that does not manufacture anything but makes more than 80% of it's profit from hardware.
    Can you imagine a car manufacturer that does not have any factory whatsoever and it is still able to sell millions of cars.
    Oct 29, 2014. 03:19 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • InvenSense -26.2% AH on FQ2 miss, guidance, GM drop [View news story]
    What part of "a shift in revenue mix towards lower margin, high volume customers", did some of the irrational long missed?. Knew 2yrs ago, getting the (AAPL) deal was not gonna be that much of a boost to their bottom line bcos of the well known parasitic relationship (AAPL) has with it's suppliers. With the Iphone 6 using 2 different MEMS to conserve battery power & possibly cost, I have a lot of feeling other manufacturers will start adopting same approach. Hence, this ensures inventory of lower margin 6 & 3 axis continues but also slows the adoption of the higher margin 9axis MEMS. Also remember they were hoping to monopolize the 9axis market which will ensure higher ASP(average selling price),but if high adoption rate is missing , other competitors will be out with theirs by the time that tech is the norm & price competition will ensue.

    Even though I like AAPl for being able to efficiently reduce COGS but it also stifles a lot of it's suppliers and long term that is not a good relationship. Other than Samsung & Foxconn(to a degree), most suppliers have a tough time calling their relationship with AAPl as being very beneficial long term. I believe this will come to bite AAPL if & when love of consumers for anything AAPl starts waning, same thing happened to MSFT in her heydays. APPL nickle dimes every partner from cellphone carriers, suppliers, to musicians and has the profit every Q to show for it. No one wants a partner that does not share
    Oct 28, 2014. 10:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • NQ rejects Bison's buyout offer [View news story]
    I reject your marriage proposal cos am still married but I can still cheat with you
    Oct 28, 2014. 10:16 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Ascent Solar +31.6% after Chinese government clears JV [View news story]
    Another SeeThruEquity pump and dump initiated
    Oct 28, 2014. 10:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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