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  • The Nokia Shorts Were Right All Along, And Fatally Wrong At The Same Time [View article]
    No not at all, a reverse split does nothing for the value of the company, the market cap remains unchanged, you get half the shares at twice the value.
    but the good thing is you have reduced that enormous amount of outstanding shares, over the long run it makes for less volatility and more growth.

    the reason Nokia has so many outstanding shares, because they issued so many over the years when things got tough to raise cash, now they have plenty of cash the difficult times are gone, they should reduce that amount of shares, it is at NO cost to the company and at NO cost to the share holder.
    Sep 11 11:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Nokia Shorts Were Right All Along, And Fatally Wrong At The Same Time [View article]
    @ diablogun - yes, I know - the stock has been compressed for years and now the pressure has been released, it could still double from this level the next 12 to 18 months.
    it's somewhat overbought now, so I hope for a little set-back and than get back in, I regret having sold.
    Sep 11 11:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry's 'Strategic Alternatives': There Is More Than Hope [View article]
    the odds are still in favor of the buyer being there, but I fear the number changed to the lower end of the range, the shorts will take the risk of sweating it out thru earnings, that's why I feel the Board needs to come with some info prior to release, but there are now so many conflicting interest at play, that it becomes more difficult to call, if PW cannot raise interest from the Investment Funds, he will go to the Hedge Funds, they will likely join, but they will show no mercy for us small investors and will insist PW get's it rock-bottom.
    as such I prefer a strategic player, like Lenovo to buy it, but if everybody thinks they will not be allowed that narrows it all down to very little alternative, but for PW
    Sep 11 06:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Nokia Shorts Were Right All Along, And Fatally Wrong At The Same Time [View article]
    thanks Pehong, well you know coffee shops in the low lands of Europe serve a bit more than just your regular cup of coffee and a piece of cake, so go easy on " our strong brew " and " space cake "

    good luck to you too
    Sep 11 05:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry's 'Strategic Alternatives': There Is More Than Hope [View article]
    @ Marcap , all yr comments on BBRY on the different papers which are coming on S/A , i tend to mostly agree with, not maybe down to the nuts and bolds the way you are breaking down the different entities within BBRY, but the over-all picture for the company is one of demise compared to the market cap it carries today and that's where i think we differ in looking at the company.

    I simply think BBRY is not @ 10 - 12 or 15 bio market cap company as so many here believe it is worth.

    for me it is worth somewhere between 3 and 7 bio, but the way the company is heading the 7 would be on a buy-out be that private of by a strategic player and 3 bio would be if the company wants to continue as an independent niche player and than it does not merit to stay on the exchange, it would be better shutting down and out of the ashes someone puts together the left-over bits and pieces and establishes a ' newco '

    all together I feel BBRY has a buyer lined-up and they will try to get a letter of intend in some form or the other out in the next few weeks to prevent the stock from eroding further

    i am looking @ 12,50 as take-out price.

    I for one like your comments.
    Sep 11 01:03 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Hits Just Keep Coming [View article]
    define cheap, please
    Sep 11 12:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Hits Just Keep Coming [View article]
    i take it you missed the word No for The ..Bank..

    but you should know better than that, if you show a business plan , even for loss-making biz , and you can show that a certain biz adds value to your biz and you are able to reduce the operating expenses by integrating that biz within yr own, many Banks will hand you the money, so your statement is incorrect.
    
    Sep 11 12:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Nokia Shorts Were Right All Along, And Fatally Wrong At The Same Time [View article]
    well, with hindsight I shud hv held on somewhat Longer to my Nokia shares, but to me it was Always about the Alliance MSFT/NOKIA and I done so well out of Nokia and having been Long @ 2,65 euro and sell it @ 4,15 that was just too much to resist and seeing MSFT come down from 35$ to 31 $ , i switched.
    i feel MSFT will do fine with the Lumia phones, they were already turning, but I must admit I regret having gone out of Nokia.

    I must now find a way of getting back in the game, I am looking at puts and calls, sell the Puts and buy the Calls, i am than either back in the game on a dip or on a rally.

    or just buy the stock outright if it retraces.
    Sep 11 10:45 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Hits Just Keep Coming [View article]
    yes, that could be an issue, so they may have to spin some departments off

    but let me tell you the Americans have to be careful not to start pushing the Chinese too much for ' not trustworthy ', is not like America has a clean slate on collecting ' sensitive information ' even from friendly countries.

    China is on the way to become the worlds largest economy, Europe is struggling and slowly recovering, if US INC screws-up their relation with the Chinese, the Europeans can't wait to jump in, at present we are useless as we are still struggling to get things organized within the Eurozone, but if we can replace you guys, we will not fail to do so.
    Sep 11 10:11 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Hits Just Keep Coming [View article]
    if there is one country you can raise cash for a foreign strategic take-over it's China
    Sep 11 09:59 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Nokia Shorts Were Right All Along, And Fatally Wrong At The Same Time [View article]
    yeah , I know - the stock is gaining momentum and it's quality buying, the guys getting in are not Specs or short term Traders, it's the Institutional Investors, they really must like what the CEO has to say -

    I am sure there are already road-shows being undertaken by BOD members of Nokia to lure Investors, I sold too soon

    I have to wait and see how I can get back in the game, thank God for me MSFT is also turning so that softens it a bit, but yeah, although i done very well, there is much more to have been gained.

    Looking very good for Nokia and you can see it also companies like what they have seen happening at Nokia, look at the orders coming in on NSN ( my God, Siemens must feel sick )

    if anyone is going to object at the AGM to this deal, they need their head examined.

    Good luck, i hope for a pull back, but it's now use if that comes from 5 euro to 4,50 than I might as well get in here..
    Sep 11 09:57 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Hits Just Keep Coming [View article]
    @ Author: much to my dislike, I totally agree with you -

    if only the BOD at BBRY had some of the fighting spirit from some of the guys positively commenting BBRY on this forum, the company might have fared a lot better - spineless sacks , these Executives @ Waterloo

    they better let the Chinese handle it, BBRY will thrive under their umbrella and at least it gives all of a chance/choice to swap our BBRY stock for Lenovo
    Sep 11 08:42 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: The Hits Just Keep Coming [View article]
    I accept and respect everything you say, I am not Canadian - but for your last line him " not " being worried, he may not be worried for what i say, but he sure as hell is worried for what's happening to his investment at BBRY, I worked my whole life for one of the major commodity and hedge funds and if there is one thing that scared us to death, is if we had invested in a biz where there was NO control over the outcome, losing money is one thing, but being dependent on "outside forces " whether you have invested in a viable biz or not is another.

    Prem watsa had maneuvered himself in a position were he is not able to get out, without losing much more than just money, the whole world is eyeing him.

    he better prays that Lenovo will come in and buy BBRY ( which has been my best bet all along for this ailing company )

    there is no Long term for BBRY , the company as we know it today, the BOD killed that one some weeks ago, let's never forget that

    Long BBRY starting to repent it, but still holding, still believing it will be taken-out in one form or the other @ 12,50 $
    Sep 11 07:07 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Nokia Shorts Were Right All Along, And Fatally Wrong At The Same Time [View article]
    yes, new highs for this move here in Euroland for Nokia , I sold too soon by the looks of it , it is now 5% higher than where i sold -

    I think as more large institutional Buyers start liking what they see of the " new Nokia " the more they are inclined to move into the stock,
    some will only be allowed to enter once the AGM signed off on the MSFT deal, so it looks like there is more room to go

    I must admit the stock is looking bloody good, it's really beyond me that anyone is criticizing Elop for having made this work, the proof is there the market likes very, very much Nokia having sold their mob devices.
    Sep 11 04:42 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Is Breaking Out [View article]
    Apple , yday's presentation, not good enough - the stock is starting to look shaky, it's losing momentum - they better secure a deal with China Mobile, otherwise it may start gravitating lower -

    500$ has to be taken quickly, it is becoming a major level of resistance, the stock has to clear that level within short, Apple has a fantastic opportunity to wow the market, they had the Buyers on their side, they let us down.

    come on Cook, fix-it - get CM on Board.
    Sep 11 04:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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