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  • A123 Systems: An Object Lesson In Toxic Financing [View article]
    Appreciate this lesson. When they placed the offer, not being an accountant, I was stumped by the ramifications. I'll know better what to look for if I see similar. Thanks.
    Jul 29, 2012. 12:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Notable Insider Buys Filed On July 3 [View article]
    Re $MNKD ==>What WCoastGuynCA said<== Was just checking that myself. Further, the stock that the CEO received to pay off his loan included a clause stating the loan would no longer be available. IMO, this is not a healthy move for investors of MNKD.
    Jul 4, 2012. 06:16 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Recent Insider Activity Is Signaling About Uranium Industry Valuations [View article]
    I can't find any record of insider buying in URG through Nasdaq or Got a link?
    Jul 3, 2012. 10:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Small Caps Purchased By Insiders Today [View article]
    One insider bought 4000 shares of SSN at 1.25 and the other bought 1,000,000 shares at 0.06. Both on 6/21/2012...Beginning to think the second insider was the smart one. Price today 1.07..Looks strong to keep dropping too. Maybe I'll place a limit order at 0.06...Just in case.. ;=)
    Jun 27, 2012. 06:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nuclear Equities: The Week Of June 18 - 24, 2012 [View article]
    Just a thought; if Germany follows through with its phase out of its Nuclear power generators and intends to buy power from France, then France (which is 78.8% nuclear generated) will pretty much have to pump up the volume, so to speak to compensate.

    Odd we don't hear much about the French Nuclear giant "Areva" either, although I did come across articles saying they are in the running for Chinese and Middle East nuclear power plants.
    Jun 23, 2012. 09:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Notable Micro Cap Insider Buys Last Week [View article]
    Kewl! Thx.
    May 21, 2012. 03:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Notable Micro Cap Insider Buys Last Week [View article]
    I hope you're suggesting for traders to perform DD on any of the above ...Probably an exaggeration, but for every Russell 2K stock I see that runs up after an insider buys, I seem to see one that tanks on the same news. For example, an insider just bought 30,000 shares of $NVAX at 1.30 last week..The stock is now 1.16.....Not to mention oddities like $OPK who's insider Frost has been buying (not receiving at zero dollars) several hundred thousand shares a week for months and nothing happens. He now owns about 2/5th of the outstanding shares. IMO, insider least in the Russel 2K are not much of an indication of anything. You need more than that to push it up, be that paid promoters, pending FDA results, buyout rumors, big new clients, government contracts......Somethi...
    May 20, 2012. 06:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Insider Buys And Sells: Opko Health, Toll Brothers [View article]
    Frost is a cagey old guy ..LOL! And I was aware of his activities.
    May 14, 2012. 03:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chimera: Highly Undervalued And Ready To Jump Higher [View article]
    The Fed doesn't give tax money to any other country..But our government does..The top recipients are Iraq and Afghanistan..Because we destroyed their countries I guess we're on the hook...And if I recall, Israel is #3.. A country that disavows our Democratic ideals, sells the technology we give it to countries like China, does have nuclear weapons and refuses to sign on to the same programs they expect Iran to sign and has actually attacked our ships.. We also give money to ex-USSR countries so we can travel through them on our way to our war zones and oddly to Russia? Go figure. We give approximately $6 Billion (we don't know exactly as our Govt stopped itemizing Israel in the Bush Jr era) and about $1 Million to Palestine, while we stand by watching Israel occupy the country. Amazing.

    Here is one site breaking down our donations :
    Apr 30, 2012. 05:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Insider Buys And Sells: Opko Health, Toll Brothers [View article]
    The director of $OPK is an animal. He's bought weekly like clockwork. I don't understand why this stock remains stationary. If ever there was a reason to 'buy with the insiders' this company would be the poster boy.
    Apr 30, 2012. 12:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Insider Sentiment ETF Shows More Promise Than Insider Selling Data [View article]
    I follow Insider Buys/Sells and I really have to caution people accepting the tired old dog "Insiders know what's happening with their company better than outsiders" ...I've seen too many stocks nosedive after big insider buys:

    $NGSX last buy 2.11 ..Price now 0.42
    $PRMW last buy 3.00 now 1.53
    $PWAV last buy 1.53 now 0.98

    ..... and many that I don't even recall right now.

    You have to know why they're buying..Maybe they're pumping their own stock..Sometimes they do it to avoid a NASDAQ delist letter, others to boost the stock before a new offering..Many reasons..Not all are honest.

    Having said that, I did just buy $OPK...The Director 'Frost' has bought about 2/5 of the availble shares. Unbelievable!
    Apr 25, 2012. 05:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "Ghost Shares Galore" A Tale Of Rampant Undocumented Shorting [View article]
    I receive a weekly update of 'unfulfilled' shorts and how long they have been on the SHO list. And there are pay sites as well as at least one free site where you can view a list :
    Apr 24, 2012. 12:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dry Bulk Stocks/BDI Disconnect Creates Opportunity For Investors [View article]
    It's all about the glut of ships and simple Econ 101. Too many ships produce a market downward pressure on rates. Right now, shippers are selling their older vessels for scrap steel. This was not the case during the BDI boom times. During that period, demand for ore was high (unlike now) and there was an insufficient number of ships which pumped up the demand. For a long hold, I like shipping. One day we'll see a reversal of demand and by then possibly a reduced fleet will put upward pressure on rates. Same is true of oilers. "Happy Trades To You..."
    Apr 22, 2012. 04:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chimera: Highly Undervalued And Ready To Jump Higher [View article]
    After its bounce off the lows, it actually did put in a higher high and lower low. IMO, the present price does just reflect a selloff after the dividend (It does this like clockwork) : - Click on events and dividends if the D's don't show on the chart.

    However, I'd be happier buying it at 2.70 (The 200DMA ) with a stop at 2.50 and add on a break over the 50DMA (presently at 2.85) .... or better yet, sell into the dividend again as shown on this daily Stockcharts :

    I think it pretty much chops sideways for a few months.
    Apr 22, 2012. 03:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chimera: Highly Undervalued And Ready To Jump Higher [View article]
    Cute! LMAO!
    Apr 22, 2012. 03:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment