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  • An End To Our Relationship With Yahoo, A New Era For Equity Research [View article]
    I bet Yahoo dropped them because of all the B.S. articles that SA prints. Most of the articles written are from "authors" who don't do all the research needed to back up their stories. They print articles to promote the stocks they own or to manipulate readers on stocks they are short. When you have "authors" writing for SA and appearing in Yahoo message Boards (and other boards like IHub) they have no credibility. They are just trying to manipulate readers and get "clicks".
    Sites like Yahoo and others need to get rid of these "pump and dump" websites once and for all.
    Aug 1 03:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Growlife - It's All Smoke And Mirrors: Research Uncovers Why Shares Are Overhyped And Overvalued [View article]
    I think it's funny how these guys write articles bashing a company when they are short in the stock but put the disclosure like this:
    Disclosure: I am short PHOT. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it. I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.
    You are a financial advisor who is voicing your opinion on this platform hoping to reach enough people to sell their shares so the price goes down because you are SHORT this stock.
    So YES you will get compensation from writing this article if it works in the long run.
    This makes you a not so honest person. That is my opinion.
    Correct me if I'm wrong as I am using information from a different although some what similar Seeking Alpha blogist columnist or whatever you guys call yourselves.
    But isn't it illegal to short this stock?
    " Federal Reserve Board regulations prevent over-the-counter bulletin board stocks like GrowLife from being purchased on margin, thus making them ineligible to be legally shorted."
    That is quoted from Ryan Glover also from Seeking Alpha article.
    Feb 7 12:38 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why MannKind Is My 2014 Short Pick In Healthcare [View article]
    I'm sure it has been commented on already so I apologize if I'm repeating others comments.
    I believe Mr Mann said that the patients "fasted improperly" not that they used the device improperly. So when you question his statement that a 4 year old can use it you are mincing his words.
    Let me explain this for you and then maybe I can write for Seeking Alpha instead of you.
    The "device" Is so easy to use that even a 4 year old can use it.
    But the patients "fasted improperly" they did not use the "device improperly".
    BIG difference.
    Jan 21 11:21 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Barron's Right Or Wrong In Predicting 20% Upside In Coke? [View article]
    It may be because Coke has more of a presence in over 200 Countries whereas Pepsi doesn't.
    Jan 9 02:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Barron's Right Or Wrong In Predicting 20% Upside In Coke? [View article]
    WOW...you act like this whole Stevia use in drinks is "your" idea....LOL
    "So back to my suggestion involving the substitution of stevia for sugar"
    "In essence, my proposal (using stevia) is definitely on the minds of executives and is a real possibility for the futureā€¦ although a slow-moving possibility".
    Those are quotes from your article.
    What I would like to know is:
    How come you don't mention the relationship that Coke has with Cargill?
    The fact that they applied for over 40 patents using Stevia back in 2007.
    Also the fact that Coke has a relationship with Evolva which also has a fermentation process and partnership with Cargill that has a partnership with Coke. Which gives Coke your assessment of both production and research.
    You imply that Coke has only been experimenting in recent years when in reality it has been 7 years. Not exactly recent is it.
    Also you don't mention that it takes years for the FDA to approve such changes which is why Coke started using Stevia in other Countries not because it wants to but because it has to.
    Update: Evolva and Coke got approval from the FDA on Dec 30 2013 for use of Stevia REB M aka. Reb X as a sweetener. Prior to this anything but Reb A as a sweetener additive was banned by the FDA.
    You also don't mention that people in the U.S. are reluctant to use any product that replaces sugar including Reb A which has too much of a bitter taste when added to Cola's.
    Could it be you are not long in any of these companies EXCEPT STVF?
    While I agree with the fact that these companies need to get more health conscious about the only thing that STVF brings to the table is the land.
    Jan 9 01:27 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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