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  • Tesla's First Red Flag [View article]
    Everyone is entitled to their own opinions Paul J. Schupf,

    Actually author George Kesarios has very kindly shared with us his opinion about a TRUTHFUL event that occurred. Elon said a week before that he was not considering raising funds then in a very short period of time, decided to raise funds. This is not rubbish but a good point. I hope this company makes it past this tumultuous and very speculative period to become a shining example of what a great American company may achieve. Until then time will tell.

    I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.
    May 17, 2013. 08:28 AM | 13 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Time To Take Profits? [View article]
    Bill.... I can't believe you recommended people pull money out of TSLA and put it in... Phillip Morris of all places.... A cigarette conglomerate... Really?

    Have you forgotten completely about the immense cult following of green revolution individuals?

    I like your articles, but this one is a miss on so many fronts. I stopped reading after you recommend investing in Apple (because it was beat down, and according to you, essientially on that alone its a good buy?) and Phillip Morris...
    Jan 29, 2014. 06:48 AM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Obscenely Expensive Cure For Range Anxiety [View article]
    "CNNMoney drove a Tesla Model S from Washington, D.C. to Boston, recharging it twice at the Supercharger stations in Delaware and Connecticut."

    Feb 15, 2013. 11:15 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Obscenely Expensive Cure For Range Anxiety [View article]
    So by assuming the cost of the energy storing component of the Tesla Model S and then depreciating that (Still not made clear how you decided to depreciate it) and then tacking on the cost of the energy to be stored in the batteries we arrive at the equivalent cost for an individual to run the vehicle relative to a gasoline fueled car?
    I do not understand why you are including the battery pack in the cost of "fueling" the Tesla. When you buy a gasoline car are you calculating what Ford, GM, Chrysler charge you relative to the number of gallons the vehicle can carry? When comparing the two are you depreciating the cost of the fuel tank over 8 years as to be comparable to the Tesla Model S?

    Forgive me if I seem confused or am missing the strong points of your comparison due to my lack of background comparable to your own Mr. Petersen. I am not on a side here, and notice that within the comments sections of your Tesla articles you recieve a lot of "heat". I seek to understand the numbers, and reasoning behind comparison. Is a comparison even possible? Do you not feel even though the Model S is a sedan built to transport people and their junk from point A to point B that maybe the company has actually revolutionized a few of the key concepts and that comparing this vehicle to gasoline vehicles is a bit of a stretch. Kind of like comparing the filament bulb to the gas charged incandescent lighting of today. They have different uses though their function is somewhat the same.
    Feb 15, 2013. 11:58 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Obscenely Expensive Cure For Range Anxiety [View article]
    and in some places I hear you can recharge for free.
    Feb 15, 2013. 11:12 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It Will Be Bullish If Tesla Meets Its Goals [View article]
    Enjoyed your article, "Cautiously Optimistic" is definitely called for when evaluating TSLA as an investment. This is a very risky stock given it's market cap and continuously growing debt. It's amazing there have not been any major faults in production or any other hiccups along the way. A faulty product once many of these cars hit the road would wreck havoc on the stock price.
    Feb 22, 2013. 10:31 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Key Event That Will Signal The Next Bear Market [View article]
    Excellent Article Eric. Really enjoyed reading your take on market technical and the break down of the types of breaks of the 200 moving day average, all blended with a hint of fundamental analysis. Great article.

    What do you view as a good place to be when the market does confirm it is in a bear market? Do you switch to bonds or prefer to short certain stocks?
    Mar 13, 2014. 05:16 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • New Models From Honda And Audi Will Consign Tesla And Its Superchargers To A Smaller Niche [View article]
    Good analysis except you completely discounted the fact that the push for better batteries has never been stronger. Within 3 years I believe the model E will most probably have the same range as the model S, but at a fraction of the price.

    The issue with trying to make sense of Tesla's valuation is, and remains, in the projection of where we will be technologically.

    History has already proven to us that TSLA, although an auto industry player, is not an auto industry typical stock. It's a sort of hybrid, if you want to call it that. It's a hybrid of a Tech stock "way its priced and trades" in an auto industry...

    Feb 2, 2014. 08:09 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors: A Stock Worth Betting On [View article]
    Just entered around a week or so ago and feel there is great promise for TESLA. I'm definitely in for the long haul and hope the company flourishes.
    Apr 24, 2012. 04:05 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Cellceutix's Antibiotic Brilacidin Should Move Share Price Before Kevetrin Or Prurisol [View article]
    Great Update Karin! I was pretty skeptical about the acquisition of Polymedix's pipeline awhile back and saw it as a move that was not in the best interest of the company at the time due to the balance sheet structure. I felt they were biting off more than they could chew. Miraculously, CTIX recieved additional funding and support in the form of additional loans and is moving forward. I bought in and am in it for the long haul.

    I think talk of an uplisting is good and all but there are lots of requirements that I believe the company will have to meet first. They're gearing up and prepare to see this stock on many people's radars soon. I would'nt be surprised to see this at 4 dollars by year end or higher.. the tricky is keeping yourself from bagging the gain and remaining disciplined enough to take a multibagger some 5 years down the road when the shares are much MUCH higher.
    Sep 14, 2014. 10:53 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Time To Take Profits? [View article]
    I can't figure out who would short this... Wheres the logic?
    Jan 29, 2014. 07:23 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cellceutix: An Undiscovered Company Set To Rise In 2014 [View article]
    Great article Long Term Bio,

    Loved the attention to the dates and future catalysts. It's rare to find an article that details the future catalysts on each individual drug in CTIX's pipeline. I want to see more on the potential interest on other big pharmas in cellceutix...

    from article dated Dec 9th 2013,
    Leo Ehrlich, Chief Executive Officer of Cellceutix, commented, "Since last month's Elsevier conference, we have entered into two confidentiality agreements with multi-billion dollar companies interested in our pipeline. We have a lot to accomplish over the coming weeks, which should set Cellceutix up for an exciting new year. We will provide shareholders with a more comprehensive update during the JP Morgan conference in January 2014."

    This is a great indicator that the first half of 2014 has many potentially huge catalysts, though they're extremely forward looking.

    Your article is fantastic. Loved it.
    Dec 16, 2013. 10:25 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's First Red Flag [View article]
    George Kesarios,

    I enjoyed reading your article and opinion. I liked the "Lesson learned 1 and 2" style concluding statements. I believe you've made a good point about the Elon having raised additional funds though he said he does not see it in the near future - less a risk present itself and an action be necessary. Though it EXTREMELY plausible that Elon Musk did not cast a thought in the direction of a fund raising, the move was a good one for the company given the stock price. I'd be more ready to believe that he had it in his head that if the stock were to squeeze as much as it had then he would begin "thinking" - actually executing a fundraiser. I don't believe the thought never crossed his mind.
    Either way as time has shown the enormous support for this company and it's CEO is and will continue to be the driving force of the stock price, which is not a bad thing, just hard to read and understand - AND assign a number.

    Thank You for your clear, short, well written article :)
    May 17, 2013. 08:48 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors' CEO Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript [View article]
    Yes the reservation reporting is defintely a pertinent issue here. Further explanation as to why he no longer will report any kind of reservation info would be nice. Another thing I would have liked to hear more about is the lease effect on profits and the mention of how TESLA benefits from the partnership with the banks in terms of the interest generated. It seems that TSLA makes more in the long term per vehicle sold if the cars are leased due to the added benefit of the accrued interest. I'd love to hear more on that. Also the risk defaults could play on profits. Finally I think it's very interesting to hear about the small little trials Tesla has had to grapple with in terms of manufacturing quality or any kind of small hiccup like the small lead acid battery storage Elon's mentions and the handle sensors malfunctioning. This shows a great deal of strength and care on Tesla's part to come to the rescue instead of say a "recall" and subsequent issue of a Technical Service Bulletin like the other car manufacters. He really gets on the problem and solves it.
    May 9, 2013. 03:51 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Predicts A Profit, But Analysts Disagree [View article]
    Succinct, concise and to the point. Great morning read for me Stone Fox Capital enjoyed it and believe you make a strong point in your analysis of the EPS trend and the over promising and constant misses. It will be interesting to see if the company continues to get the support it needs until it eventually makes a profit.
    Mar 7, 2013. 04:38 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment