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  • Google confirms ad-free YouTube service, will give partners 55% cut (updated) [View news story]
    I believe many commenting here are missing the point. It is the content and not the ads that have growing value. Google's amateur and professional content grows is in the public domain maintained by Googles cloud storage. Young people who were not born before the internet can access content back in time of the start of visual media News reals to black and .white TV from the 50s. They can view first hand interviews and opinions of famous people like Ayn Rand, Milton Friedman, top sports and musical personalities, Presidential debates, historic events in the news.

    Go to YouTube now and search for the most viewed top 10 videos. You will see some that have 1.5 billion with a "B" views. That content is free to the viewers and the posters now. How many posters would pay for that type of exposure? Who cares about the Ads though even some of those would be interesting if they were a bit more targeted to the content of the video be viewed. Currently these seems totally random.

    For example if I want to know what is involved in getting the roof of my house cleaned of mildew I don't want to see a car commercial. However, I may sit though several product commercials that are available to clean mildew. If a link was available I may click it. That certainly has commercial value for the skeptics here that have no vision.
    Apr 9, 2015. 10:26 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google confirms ad-free YouTube service, will give partners 55% cut (updated) [View news story]
    I am not sure I agree. Netflix content is very different from YouTube's. Netflix content can be purchased and accessed in many ways and places. YouTube content is not that easily accessible elsewhere. It was only a matter of time before Google starts to monetize the service. Revenue sharing with producers similar to SA could enhance and broaden the content in many different directions. I think YouTube is the HOW-TO visual instruction manual to the world in many different languages. I use it for all sorts of subjects from CEO interviews, company profiles, product reviews, music concerts and artist performances. I have used it have instructional video to do just about anything I can think of. Educational and college level lectures on everything under the sun past and present news clips. Historical events maintains forever.

    Netflix is an online blockbuster for people that do not want to pay for cable. I have a subscription to Netflix. I hardly use it at all. It is good for benign watching TV series and older movies when you want to take a mental vacation from the issues of the day, but after viewing them once I have little desire to view them again. Netflix does not even have the completed newer seasons of many of the popular TV series still airing on cable and network TV.

    I should add I am currently long Google. No position in Netflix. Just for full disclosure.
    Apr 8, 2015. 07:58 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Oil Export Ban: Are There Reasons Not To Repeal? [View article]
    Markofo... Your position on lifting the oil export band would be good if oil was a commodity who's supply/demand curve is driven by free market capitalism worldwide. That is not the case now and does not appear to be possible in the foreseeable future. Oil the cheapest current source of energy drives the politics of every country in the world most of whom cares nothing about America or any other nation in the world. Oil is used as a weapon to shape their goals of world domination or at best world instability to extend their agenda and power.

    Until that changes I disagree with your comment or what I perceive to be the author's purpose for this article. That said, the discussion is worth having.
    Apr 7, 2015. 01:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Oil Export Ban: Are There Reasons Not To Repeal? [View article]
    Gee... You sure know what's broken and you know whose fault it is. Now answer the original question... What the F--- would YOU do to fix the problem?

    Maybe you believe that voting for Hillary Clinton or Elizabeth Warren or some other Democrat or Republican loser like Jeb Bush big on open borders and common core as his primary vote for me issue?

    Stop whining about what you don't like and comment on how you propose to fix it. Then again maybe you don't think it is broken under 7 years of Obama and last 4 years under Bush? Give me a break!
    Apr 5, 2015. 08:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Oil Export Ban: Are There Reasons Not To Repeal? [View article]
    @Aricool... And why should anyone listen to you on SA? 3431 worthless comments like this one on SA without the balls to post a Bio. You must be a liberal drone that knows nothing about how to create real economic growth getting paid to blog for the cause at your kitchen table.

    So... What do you propose to fix a broken economy with 10.5% real unemployment, a labor force participation rate of 67% the lowest in history and no growth visible anytime soon?
    Apr 3, 2015. 12:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Cellceutix closes $30M stock purchase agreement [View news story]
    What are the terms? Does this mean more share dilution? I assume this isn't an open market purchase.
    Apr 1, 2015. 10:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nuo Therapeutics' (NUOT) CEO Martin Rosendale on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript [View article]
    Really! A "Strong Buy"? You realize NUOT was a .67 last year.
    Apr 1, 2015. 10:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. Oil Export Ban: Are There Reasons Not To Repeal? [View article]
    I like the ladder. The middle east has been, still is, will continue to be unstable for the foreseeable future. Oil prices can change over night.
    http://nyti.ms/1E55kbx

    http://bit.ly/1E55kby
    Mar 26, 2015. 12:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rousseff's hold on power looking shaky, Brazilian poll says [View news story]
    It will be interesting to see how Brazil handles the 2016 summer Olympics. Can they even pull them off. http://bit.ly/1E50mLP
    Mar 26, 2015. 12:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Silver Poised To Surge On Big American Buying [View article]
    contrarianadvisor... I really don't need your advice. If you gave it I would be more concerned for the folks here taking your advice. With all due respect what would be more appropriate is an honest disclosure of your long or short position in SLV for these readers of SA taking your comments her as certainty.
    Mar 26, 2015. 10:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Silver Poised To Surge On Big American Buying [View article]
    contrar... OK... Today the market closed down 293 points and SLV closed down .48% @16.24. You are predicting SLV will trade down 40% to around 9.74 sometime before Obama leaves office about 18 months from now. The lowest SLV has traded in the last 10 years was 8.30 3rd quarter 2009. From that low it ascended to a top 48 by 3rd quarter 2011 just two years later. That is a technical fact.

    I believe I have three options for my position SLV is @ basis of 18.14:

    1. sell it at 16.24 at the open and wait 2 years and buy it back at 9.74 take the loss and go to cash or invest it elsewhere.
    2. hold it until goes down to 9.74 in 2 years and double down reducing my basis to 12.99 and wait another 2 years until is recovers higher and take profits.
    3. do nothing and see what happens to my position at my basis of 18.14 here from 16.24.

    What are you recommending I do from here short term? Tell me when you think SLV will go down 40% and I will consider your advice both long and short term. You have never been wrong since your first posting on SA. Right? This is worth a read.
    Mar 25, 2015. 09:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Silver Poised To Surge On Big American Buying [View article]
    Contrar... I don't think you understand. I already have a position. I am not looking for an entry point. If it goes down 40% I will happily double down on my position. What exactly would be watching besides the central bank and government news to determine how to management to position? Would you believe every comment from people here? Technical indicators tell you where it has been and is as good as it gets on where it is going.

    My position on SLV is that I own it. I am not selling here. I don't need the funds. If WWIII starts I have a hedge. If the bottom drops out I have a bigger hedge. Otherwise what is the point of diversifying with PMs?
    Mar 25, 2015. 01:45 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Rousseff's hold on power looking shaky, Brazilian poll says [View news story]
    now... now... We don't want her to use a firearm. She should use a different method. Brazilian's don't want any additional firearms laws imposed on the population by the government.
    Mar 25, 2015. 01:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • LightWave Logic: Ushering In a New Era of Data Communications [View article]
    I personally ended my position in 2013. This company is going nowhere. The speculation window has closed. The only hope for it is some sort of renewed interest to acquire the IP by the defense industry but this is not likely with the reduction in Capex by the DOD.
    Mar 25, 2015. 10:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Rousseff's hold on power looking shaky, Brazilian poll says [View news story]
    There now... Doesn't that make you feel better to state what most folks are only thinking? Who would have thunk-it? Low interest rates created a great 5 year run in the stock market with more millionaires created in history. All this with no economic growth, high unemployment, greater movement of the middle class into the welfare state, 30 million illegal immigrates added through wide open borders and no law enforcement, an inflated $18.3 trillion deficit and growing with the addition of a brand new Obamacare entitlement.

    Hopefully the experiment will be over soon in 2017. It will be interesting to watch how the Stock Market behaves when policies to fix what is broken begins. Here is a dirty little secret. The Fed is going to have a hard time raising interest rates because it will make the debt harder to pay back. America sure likes to dig very large holes for itself.
    Mar 25, 2015. 10:14 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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