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  • The Rise And Demise Of The United States Natural Gas Fund ETF [View article]
    I am so glad to see your article, Jared. You accurately describe the deplorable behavior of UNG better than any writer I know. By the way, do you know how it compares to other ETFs in the energy sector with regard to management fees? Thanks.
    Sep 23 11:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 High-Profit Small-Cap Stocks With Low Debt [View article]
    Hi, Zcharles -

    Excuse me? GA share price has increased from 5.0 to 5.2 this week (9/10 - 9/14).
    Sep 14 09:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 High-Profit Small-Cap Stocks With Low Debt [View article]
    Thank you very much, Zetacap, for writing about the Giant Interactive Group (GA); it is the only stock in your list that I own shares. The company is in China, and Chinese companies are very hard to understand and trust. So, the information you have provided is like a ray of light in a dark room.
    Now, allow me to ask a few questions, please.

    1. You wrote: " The company was formerly known as Giant Network Technology Limited and changed its name to Giant Interactive Group Inc. in July 1947. Giant Interactive Group Inc. was founded in 2004 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.". Question: Is the year 1947 a typo or is 2004 an error?
    2. How did you calculate the following financial metrics? And, importantly, are they averages over several years?

    Operating Profit Margin 61.25%
    Return on Assets 22.76%
    Debt/Equity Ratio 0.00
    Long Term Debt/Equity Ratio 0.00

    Thank you again.
    Sep 13 06:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Solar stocks are off sharply in early trading (TAN -3.7%). Concerns about Europe and China could be weighing, or it could just be that the Street continues to grow more pessimistic following last week's earnings reports (I, II). YGE -9.5%. SPWR -7.8%. LDK -7.6%. FSLR -6.4%. JASO -10%[View news story]
    Yeah, right. You may guess anything you want to. A news like this is same as nothing.
    Sep 4 11:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Molycorp (MCP +4.3%) continues its recent rise after shares are upgraded to Buy from Hold at Gabelli, which cites the recent financing to provide liquidity through H1 2013 and hitting milestones to get Phase 1 production online on time and on budget. Although rare earth prices remain weak, the firm says much of the risk already is reflected in the share price. [View news story]
    You pump and others dump, and the share price keeps bumping along --more down than up.
    Aug 29 11:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Molycorp (MCP) +5.3% AH after announcing the start-up of operations at its Project Phoenix facilities at Mountain Pass, Calif., which will produce heavy rare earth concentrate to be processed into high-purity, custom-engineered heavy rare earth products. An on-site combined heat and power plant will begin feeding power and steam this week to the facilities. [View news story]
    I bought MCP twice at $60 and $12.74 per share. Yet there is no certainty whether the $10 price is a bottom. Did you guys buy more shares at $10, or did you sell all shares before that?
    Aug 27 04:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • First Solar (FSLR +4.7%) rallies after announcing NRG Energy's (NRG) Agua Caliente solar plant, in which Berkshire Hathaway's MidAmerican Energy has taken a 49% stake, is now more than 2/3 complete, and has over 200MW of installed capacity. Agua Caliente, which has received a DOE loan guarantee and is being constructed and operated by First Solar, is expected to be completed in 2014. (PR)  [View news story]
    Trust him. Please do not be arrogant enough to think you know more about making profit in business investing than him.
    Jul 16 11:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chesapeake Energy (CHK -1.2%) has put 504K acres in the DJ Basin in Wyoming and Colorado up for sale, as it seeks to raise cash to close a $9B-$10B funding shortfall. The DJ Basin deal includes oil and gas production from 29 wells CHK operates and an interest in 24 non-operated wells.  [View news story]
    Raising the money to close a funding shortfall? This is not for a benefit of the shareholders, of course. The shareholders see less and less net worth in the company! But with our backs on the wall, we cannot sell shares we own at 80% or more losses.
    May 25 05:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wonder Auto Technology: Where Are They Now? [View article]
    Now, after knowing this much about the corrupted management, what is your advice to the shareholders whose shares have miserably slumped? Is there a chance that a new management will take over and the stock may regain its loss?
    Thanks.
    May 1 12:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Stocks Worth Buying Before Earnings: Week 3 [View article]
    Your strategy to buy after earnings is very logical and clear. It makes lots of sense to me, Brian.
    The Coinstar's reversal from a beaten loser to possibly "outshine" NFLX is almost unbelievable. Thanks for sharing your strategy with us.
    Apr 22 09:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Using Limit Orders To Double Your Gains [View article]
    To me this is a once-in-a-lifetime article that is so truthful, well-intentional and extremely informative --like an advice of a great friend. I like this remark you made: "I told myself that if the bottom-line price target wasn't reached then I would invest my money elsewhere." and I agree with you that "This strategy eliminates emotion and assures that you take profits".
    Thanks Brian for capturing the key idea of profitable stock investment and taking the time to tell others so that they may benefit too.
    Feb 16 10:03 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcoa's Earnings Beat Was a Sham [View article]
    You are right, the earnings data has been very murky for Alcoa. So it makes sense for investors to step back and watch before getting excited by the latest "good news".
    I would recommend checking the Alcoa earning picture against other companies like railroads and raw materials. Also we should not forget that the US trade deficit data is not getting better. So watch out for sharks!
    Jul 13 09:40 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Sirius Earnings Preview [View article]
    Hi, Enlighten ...

    Your average cost is 32 cents! Lucky you. But you may not be lucky for too long, because the sad history of SIRI mismanagement can easily repeat itself, and you might lose all your money!
    Feb 21 12:53 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Sirius Earnings Preview [View article]
    Hi, Draland -

    I am touched by your courageous act of $ averaging of the SIRI stock that resulted in acquiring more than 100k shares. How many times have you pulled such heroic act over other stocks whose companies are near the brink of bankruptcy? If you do not have true insider information about the stocks, then it is very hard to be sure about the outcome of your decision, isn't?
    Feb 21 12:20 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Exactly Is the Real Level of Government Debt in Europe? [View article]
    Thank you for exposing the various "instruments" government and private agencies have been using, essentially by most countries, to conceal debts, avoid interest penalties and worse of all to delay payment responsibility. Postponing debts, hiding debts and spreading them out to many parties simply mask out the inevitable disastrous outcome -- total financial system failures.
    Feb 15 09:12 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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