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  • U.S. Trade Group Steps Up Attack On Alibaba [View article]
    Right. I'm going to believe another pumper article written by a Chinese author, when I've been nothing but ripped off by BABA. The counterfeit goods are real, and there are simply excuses being made by BABA claiming ignorance of it. That's to add to all the other clever manuevering and highly questionable accounting practices that Herb Greenberg of Green Light Capital did an extensive fraud investigation of, and found shocking indications of what is termed circular transactions - where money goes in and goes out, repeatedly, serving to obscure what this money really means - investment or scheme to cook the books. I've lost a tremendous amount of money on this Cayman Islands based excuse of a company.
    Oct 9, 2015. 09:22 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Alibaba Group: Short-Term Volatility In China Presents Opportunity For Long-Term Investors [View article]
    It is a scam, and been proven by Herb Greenberg of Green Light Capital. Their endless "acquisitions" and partnerships have made it possible for them to manipulate their accounting, so no one can figure out what the figures are really telling. As that video of Greenberg (Alibaba's Real Problem) outlines, one of his partners is a 20 year veteran and acclaimed fraud inspector. He came to Herb in June and said, Look at this, and explained how BABA is doing what he terms 'circular transactions' where money goes in and out, and no one knows what these truly represent, and everything points to this being a sort of money laundering, and deceit of profits. So, as well intentioned as this author is, he is using BABA's figures to reach his conclusions. Jack Ma runs this company with clever manipulation. If this company truly were run and managed correctly, it wouldn't lose more than half its price.

    There is an article today where the American Apparel (industry or something) has found more counterfeit goods via Taobao. This man and this company are a curse.
    Oct 6, 2015. 05:39 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Conflating Gilead's $1,000 Pill With Turing's $750 Pill [View article]
    That is incorrect. The older drugs with interferon and ribavirin were very expensive. The price of interferon is incredibly inflated, while ribavirin is priced way more than this old, generic drug should cost. Add to that the cost of the older pills that went along with those, and the total cost was approaching that of Sovaldi, and the course of treatment was 48 weeks or more.
    Sep 29, 2015. 12:32 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Conflating Gilead's $1,000 Pill With Turing's $750 Pill [View article]
    You are again stating false information. Almost every insurance company pays for Hep C drugs. Even at the highest co-pay in the specialty drug tier category, without patient assistance that 80% of the patients qualify for, the average salaried worker could afford it. And those whose income is modest will qualify for patient assistance for the drug. Obama care's ridiculous premium costs for many middle-class people is the real problem for all facets of healthcare, not just for expensive, life-saving drugs like Sovaldi, but also for many drugs that are highly overpriced and still not available as generics.
    Sep 29, 2015. 12:28 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Conflating Gilead's $1,000 Pill With Turing's $750 Pill [View article]
    Gilead spent a fortune to develop a cure for Hep C. People have been waiting for a cure for 45 years, especially those who have Genotype 1, the hardest to get 100% cure rate. Before Sovaldi, those with the common Genotype 1 had, at best, a 40% chance for a cure, and had to use it with expensive interferon that they had to inject themselves with and makes people feel like they have the West Nile virus as a side effect, and also take an old HIV drug that never worked, and caused side effects, particularly anemia. So, before calling out GILEAD as a robber, consider that. It was a miracle that finally after 45 years of waiting, my friend cleared the virus and is still clear one year later. Even the drugs they had prior to Sovaldi, those 40% that achieved viral clearance, a significant number of them only had the virus return within one year or less. To me, GILEAD's accomplishment is phenomenal and is savings many lives. And, now, with their latest triple drug that finished final Phase III trials, it has achieved 100% cure rate on all six Hepatitis viruses. I never knew there were six.
    Sep 29, 2015. 12:19 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Conflating Gilead's $1,000 Pill With Turing's $750 Pill [View article]
    This article is based on MEDICAID in NEW MEXICO and how that state so poorly runs it, if they have such insanely extreme requirements for a Hep C patient to get the drug. As I pointed out earlier, GILD has a program where my friend, who earns a decent but not large income, went to a different GI doctor than the one he went to for years, whose supposed specialty interest was Hep C, who didn't even bother to coordinate with the drug companies or get involved in any patient assistance programs, nor give any advice about them. His new doctor wrote a letter, and gave him a brochure with the contact information for the program. He got Sovaldi and Olysio (this was before Harvoni came out) at no cost, and got them in 10 days. He never paid a dime.

    I wonder about the tinyurl article, and whether its content is accurate. Even if is it, obviously New Mexico's Medicaid program should be slapped with a class action lawsuit for such inhumane, unwarranted and needless restrictions and requirements.
    Sep 29, 2015. 12:07 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Conflating Gilead's $1,000 Pill With Turing's $750 Pill [View article]
    GILEAD does and has provided a Patient Assistance program for Sovaldi and now Harvoni. I know people who paid NOTHING for both drugs drug(s) they got from GILEAD. So you are stating something sunwindgeo that is not true.

    You are highly exaggerating that someone must sell their house, deny their family health hare and food and become homeless. That is simply false. Their program is generous in allowing you to have more income than I would have imagined, particularly if you have a family.

    The generic drug companies need to be addressed, but, like other drug companies, the FDA is the problem, allowing them and the law to increase prices on old drugs. Take Codeine for example. This has been around for hundreds of years, and costs next to nothing to manufacture. Yet, even with insurance, the co-pays are ridiculous. With no drug insurance, they are astronomical.
    Sep 28, 2015. 11:41 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alibaba: Anyone Hungry? [View article]
    Another pumping article by WestEnd511. It really gets tiring. Read some of the many other SA authors who see the reality of the falling knife this stock was, is, and will continue to be.
    Sep 26, 2015. 01:14 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Avoid Alibaba Altogether [View article]
    You work overtime, relentlessly manufacturing bag after bag of postive junk to confuse and mislead people. What a pity!
    Sep 22, 2015. 10:01 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Avoid Alibaba Altogether [View article]
    Please, do you need to post this twice? Look at Alibaba's financial fact sheet? That is like looking at the most manipulated, clearly-constructed set of figures that even fraud experts cannot figure out (Greenlight Capital has a veteran one) and state that BABA is purposely completely opaque so no one can tell what the figures really represent. You need to view that video, and read other articles that reveal the same thing. Try reading about "circular transactions," which are basically money going in and going out like mad, which is what BABA's dozens of acquisitions and new this, new that, are suspected of providing the shelter to make these figures impossible to know what they really represent - investments, or losses.
    Sep 22, 2015. 09:59 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Avoid Alibaba Altogether [View article]
    It didn't fall? That's a false statement. The stock has fallen both days since lockup ended. Again, I repeat, the big funds and institutions are smart. They use their computers, algorithms, black boxes, etc. and let out only so many shares as these devices figure out. There are those foolish buyers who think they are getting a bargain. No thanks.
    Sep 22, 2015. 09:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Avoid Alibaba Altogether [View article]
    You're replying to a comment I left for Eight168 that he probably had removed. And you are wrong. No blue flag for him. If he were really concerned about his shareholders, with all his money, buying the most expensive house in the WORLD in Hong Kong, he would instead do share buybacks to compensate for the 1.6M shares now unlocked to be sold. If you can't understand that, there is no point in any further discussion.
    Sep 22, 2015. 09:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Avoid Alibaba Altogether [View article]
    Click on my name, and you'll find it.
    Sep 22, 2015. 09:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Avoid Alibaba Altogether [View article]
    Your response is the one that makes no sense at all. Ma's loan is hardly a sign of confidence the price will go higher; or he would do something that really shows confidence and return to shareholders, and that is to do stock buy backs, particularly when he has just unlocked 1.6 BILLION shares. And the price has fallen since that expiration the first and second day so far.

    I find much merit in Orange Peel's article besides his comment on Chinese accounting is suspect.
    Sep 22, 2015. 07:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Avoid Alibaba Altogether [View article]
    Shorters? A pumper's typical response and baseless accusation. It did not fall? It most definitely did, so don't lie.

    There is no short squeeze coming, only a carefully orchestrated sell-off, which the institutions and hedges know how to do so well, utilizing computers and manpower to time and size their Asks as sneaky as possible, to avoid as much stock drop as possible.

    As far as your stock comparisons go, they are worthless. You picked the worst examples you could possibly find. I'm not wasting my time with contrary examples, but there are huge numbers of companies who either gained YTD or dropped way less.
    Sep 21, 2015. 09:27 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment