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  • Herbalife Debt Deal Leaves Ackman Licking His Chops [View article]
    @Middlepath HLF has no minimum monthly purchase requirement. Agree with your sentiments exactly! MLM participants/customers are not "victims" who need HAckman's condescending offers of help.
    Feb 16 09:47 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Debt Deal Leaves Ackman Licking His Chops [View article]
    fyi- I've sold my remaining 1000 shares of HLF, which I have held since Christmas 2012. Total gain $90k, including the previous sale of 1000 shares at $62, and the premiums from selling HLF puts & calls the past 13 months. That should keep me drinking Herbalife shakes for a while.
    Thank you Bill Ackman, Matt, QTR & other Ackman groupies who let themselves be manipulated by Ackman.
    As for Seeking Alpha, I will stop reading their articles, as the quality of the writers is hit-or-miss (mostly miss). Not much better than the old day-trader bulletin boards.
    Feb 4 12:12 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Debt Deal Leaves Ackman Licking His Chops [View article]
    Keep writing these HLF articles, Matt. It won't change the fact that you are losing money because you blindly followed Ackman's flawed thesis & shorted HLF.
    Perishing's latest website attacking Shawn Dahl's lead-generation system actually proves that Herbalife's Marketing Plan is NOT an illegal pyramid scheme. There are no payments for recruiting in the Marketing Plan; only retail profit or wholesale commissions on product sales.
    Dahl & his mother-in-law had to superimpose their lead-generation business, Global/Online Business Systems, which is an illegal pyramid scheme (according to Canadian courts), on top of the Herbalife Marketing Plan! As the Perishing site shows, people lost money buying access to Dahl's website, paying for web access, and buying leads. Herbalife distributors do not lose thousands of dollars buying Herbalife products.
    Feb 4 12:02 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Tragedy Unfolds: Act IV, Scene 3 [View article]
    @studatnu all great points! HAckman has history of market manipulation, using the press & groupies like Matt.
    Jan 31 09:53 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife Tragedy Unfolds: Act IV, Scene 3 [View article]
    Another work of fiction by Matt!
    Matt likes to quote Warren Buffet: "In the short run, the market is a voting machine. In the long run it is a weighing machine," to justify his money-losing short position in HLF for the past 13 months. Then he speculates that Ramey had to leave his job because HLF shares fell over the last 4 weeks. Right...
    Then somehow, Shane Dineen is "sacrificed" for doing sloppy research on HLF, at the request of an egotistical boss who already had a short position on HLF.
    Matt spreads false rumours that Canadian and Chinese authorities are investigating Herbalife, when there has been no confirmation by the authorities or the company, and no other news sources reporting these rumours except for Ackman's hack at the NY Post.
    The only tragedy is that Matt is a willing tool for Ackman's attempted manipulation of Herbalife's share price, along with the NY Post's Cellar-dweller and Senator Malarkey.
    Jan 30 09:31 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Death Of A Salesman: The Herbalife Cycle In Action [View article]
    oh no! Latinos trying to exploit white guy/gal?
    Jan 22 08:01 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    @brand, pray tell, how do you "lose money" buying Herbalife products?
    You buy the products, you consume the products, you lose weight.
    How is the Herbalife consumer "losing money?" Do you "lose money" every time you shop?
    Maybe some of your friends want to know how you lost weight, so you tell them about Herbalife. You become a distributor so you can get a volume discount on your purchases. Maybe you sell some product to your friends. Maybe you don't.
    How is the Herbalife consumer hurt or defrauded?
    Jan 19 11:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    @brand have you attended any Herbalife meetings?
    Who do you think is recruiting "low income minorities?"
    Successful sales leaders from the same "low income minority" group.
    Is there a group of rich white folk travelling around the USA recruiting Hispanic-Americans? No.
    Successful Hispanic sales leaders recruit other hispanics.
    Successful Chinese sales leaders recruit other Chinese.
    Successful Malaysian sales leaders recruit other Malaysians.
    Successful Indonesian sales leaders recruit other Indonesians.
    Jan 19 11:08 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bill Ackman's Folly With Herbalife: 7 Assumptions That Led Him Astray [View article]
    Nathan, Direct Marketing does not mean door-to-door sales.
    Eg. you live in Queens, but work in Manhattan. You can sell to your neighbors in Queens & co-workers in Manhattan. You can sell to friends & relatives of your neighbors & co-workers. You can sell to your sister who lives in LA & your mom who lives in Buffalo. You can sell to friends of your sister or mom next time you visit them. Or if you recruit your neighbors, co-workers, sister & mom as your downlines, they do the selling for you.
    Jan 10 11:29 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A Second Chance To Short Herbalife [View article]
    hahahahaha funny article!
    Jan 8 06:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ackman Still On Side Of The 'Angels' In Spite Of Mark To Market Loss [View article]
    @willy & gadget,
    you claim distributors "lose money," then you criticize people for paying retail & claim the product is "over-priced."
    Why can't you understand the concept of "value-added" service.
    MLM distributors make a retail profit in exchange for their personal service.
    If your friend/relative spends time telling you about their weight loss results using Herbalife, showing you how to make shakes, making you free samples of different flavors, and later, following up & helping you monitor your weight, are you going to turn around and say to them: "thank you very much for you help. I think I will go order some Herbalife on eBay now."
    Jan 8 06:21 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife: Ackman Is Down To His Last Round Of Ammunition [View article]
    Thornton,
    So, do you only buy shares of companies that have NO audited financial statements?
    Jan 2 10:02 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Ackman Still On Side Of The 'Angels' In Spite Of Mark To Market Loss [View article]
    never mind Dinneen, how much did HAckman pay the Indago Girls.
    They've been pretty quiet about HLF all year?
    Oh wait, maybe Gadget & Willy are the Indago Girls? hmmm...
    Dec 28 03:18 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ackman Still On Side Of The 'Angels' In Spite Of Mark To Market Loss [View article]
    "just a flesh wound" - Bill Ackman
    Dec 28 03:15 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ackman Still On Side Of The 'Angels' In Spite Of Mark To Market Loss [View article]
    a company growing +7% annually will double every 10 years.
    At +15% a year will double in 5 years.
    That's exponential growth
    Dec 28 03:10 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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