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  • Synacor's Growth To Fade As Users Switch To Smartphones [View article]
    Weird words from NIA today, 10/10/2012 -

    "Please do NOT buy SYNC shares. NIA does not want any NIA members to buy SYNC shares. NIA is strongly considering the possibility of depositing more funds and accumulating more SYNC shares for itself."

    ???
    Oct 10, 2012. 05:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft: Dead Money [View article]
    You engineers are so practical. Sometimes too practical.
    It's a well written article - but do you really believe that major institutions will give up on MSFT & all that cash?

    thewinner4us - What's your point, & what's it got to do with the article??
    jargon1 - "This "article" is designed to facilitate a big short seller's day" - although there's plenty of manipulative & wishful short sellers around, it'll take more than one big short seller to successfully achieve your conspiracy theory re. MSFT.
    Sep 13, 2012. 03:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Synacor: This Stock Is Still Overvalued [View article]
    Thank you both, re. "P & D".
    Sep 12, 2012. 01:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Synacor: This Stock Is Still Overvalued [View article]
    NY Dude,

    I think we're on the same page re NIA & SYNC.
    But, what does "P&D" mean? Just curious.

    Thanks

    BTW - Citi has followed B of A, with an upgrade today.
    Sep 11, 2012. 02:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Standoff: Altria Group Vs. Philip Morris [View article]
    Intelligent, well written article about 2 quality company stocks.
    Thank you.

    BTW - PM appears to be in the midst of a Short Term down-trend since 8/21, according to Elliott Wave Technical Analysis. Meanwhile, MO is currently NOT in a similar short-term down-trend, according to Elliott. Both appear to be in Longer Term 3rd wave Elliott uptrends, although slightly ahead of themselves technically.
    Sep 10, 2012. 06:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Synacor (SYNC) announces it will allow users of TV Everywhere solutions powered by its software to register and login with Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ accounts. Facebook support could allow for integration with the Open Graph social sharing platform, which has done wonders for the referral traffic of many media sites. (PR[View news story]
    This can't hurt.
    Sep 6, 2012. 04:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Synacor: This Stock Is Still Overvalued [View article]
    This article is a waste of time.

    While SYNC may be going through growing pains, they're still moving forward, in bits & pieces - & showing earnings as they go (Olympics?). The lock-up is over, too. Hello?
    Qineqt - you wrote practically the same thing in a S. A. article about SYNC a few months ago. You haven't really addressed anything new here - just more blah, blah, blah. And - you're neither short nor long. Put your money where your mouth is - or shut up & stop wasting people's time. BTW - SYNC's current PE multiple is 18.38.
    Sep 5, 2012. 08:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Annaly: Who Needs QE3 When We Have ZIRP? [View article]
    This is a well written article. Go ZIRP!
    Aug 31, 2012. 04:32 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Synacor's Growth To Fade As Users Switch To Smartphones [View article]
    From NIA today -

    The only reason SYNC is $7.98 instead of $20+ is the fact that SYNC's management has been doing a terrible job at public relations/investor relations
    Aug 31, 2012. 04:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy Microsoft: Windows 8 Makes The Stock An Attractive Blend Of Value And Growth [View article]
    "MSFT's stock has shown a steady growth rate over the last 10 years". - Really ? Isn't it more like - "Once upon a time MSFT ....."

    8/1/2002 MSFT closed at $24.54 / 8/1/2012 MSFT closed at $30.32
    That equates to a 2.35% annual growth rate over the last 10 years. While factoring in MSFT's current 2.6% dividend does increase MSFT's total return, I'd be hesitant to brag about MSFT's stock price performance if I were Steve Balmer. Then again, he's zany enough to likely do just that.


    Aug 30, 2012. 08:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An academic report concludes that as automobiles become increasingly computerized, they also become more vulnerable to viruses. Just like any machine that transmits bits of information wirelessly, hackers in theory could intercept and redirect packets of information from on-board computer systems. Look for cybersecurity firms such as CHKP, SYNC, FIRE, Intel's McAfee unit, and private firm Escrypt to create more products to address the growing issue. (full report .pdf) [View news story]
    Check Point Software, Sourcefire & McAfee are certainly involved with sybersecurity.
    But SYNC / Synacor - a cybersecurity firm ? Please - do tell.
    Aug 22, 2012. 06:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Synacor's Growth To Fade As Users Switch To Smartphones [View article]
    NYDude, I saw that NIA email re $7 too. It was from yesterday, 8/21/12 at 1:53 AM. It read:

    "Synacor (SYNC) could dip from its current price of $7.86 down to $7 because most investors following the stock with plans to soon pull the trigger and rapidly accumulate it, have decided that because of SYNC's huge resistance around $8 in recent days from the share lock-up expiration, they won't pull the trigger and enter SYNC until they see it up 5% to 10% intraday."

    It looks like NIA's turn around volume target of 1.1 million shares was hit today - for whatever that's worth, because I think the NASDAQ counts double volume.
    Not sure on that volume counting issue. ?
    Aug 22, 2012. 06:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Synacor's Growth To Fade As Users Switch To Smartphones [View article]
    Moral issue? - why go there when as long as the regulators allow it,
    Caveat Emptor prevails. "Pump & Dump" rides a slippery slope.

    NIA likely plays both sides - because they can. They're a "Joker" in the deck.
    Aug 20, 2012. 03:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Synacor's Growth To Fade As Users Switch To Smartphones [View article]
    I think you're right, NYDude. It looks like we're getting closer.
    I'm waiting in the on-deck circle too.

    It would be encouraging to see some institutional buying when the unlocked share selling subsides. SYNC is now a recent new member of the Russell 2000 & 3000 indexes. Sooner or later, all the funds that try to mirror those Russell indexes will have to buy SYNC.
    Aug 14, 2012. 04:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Synacor's Growth To Fade As Users Switch To Smartphones [View article]
    From NIA today -

    " ..... SYNC's 3Q guidance totally excludes the Olympics ... "

    " ..... as the shorts "buy on the news" following the lockup period expiring on August 13th."

    BTW - NIA currently owns 539,255 shares of SYNC.
    Aug 3, 2012. 03:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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