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  • Brazil's Rousseff pushes back against loosening oil industry regulations [View news story]
    Rousseff has been a disaster for Brazil and her policies will bankrupt that nation. People need to revolt and throw her out. Brazil deserves better
    May 20, 2015. 08:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yingli Solar Drops A Bombshell [View article]
    I think YGE's bankruptcy will be a boon for TSL, JASO and Maybe SOL since so much capacity will likely be taken off market, stabilising prices for modules and clearing the stage for the surviving companies which are left with less competition.
    May 19, 2015. 07:43 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 397: Apr. 30, 2015 [View instapost]
    Many of my comments have been DELETED!!! Is this concentrator turning into a scam or what? We have been duped, and now we can't even post comments without having them phucking scrutinized by someone who vets whether to post them or not??

    I am outraged.
    May 18, 2015. 10:21 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 397: Apr. 30, 2015 [View instapost]
    In this case, let's get it done with already! I am personally not voting for the re-election of Trego and Baker. I am willing to give Farley the benefit of doubt FOR the time being. We will see if his actions result in anything with a year or so...

    But Trego MUST go, and so does Baker. This is a MUST.
    May 17, 2015. 03:52 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 397: Apr. 30, 2015 [View instapost]
    DLMCA,

    I echo your pain brother, as I have lost a ton on this P.O.S too. However, I would very hesitant to chalk it all up to some "promoter's" work. At the end of the day, that person served his speech as well as he could, and it was my/your own personal decision to either discard it, or go along with it and invest your money. You and I chose the latter.

    In the future, however, listen to your little internal voice telling you to weigh pros and cons, human MOTIVES (oohhh so important, especially when money is involved!), and your tolerance to risk. My own personal failure was in the fact that I didn't size my allocated capital properly, instead investing big from the get go, instead of just "threading the waters" and seeing what would come with time. This strategy would have served me very well, and right now it is what I am doing on EVERY trade.

    Nonetheless, I still think it is important to bring the attention of the SEC to the behaviour of certain individuals at the root of the AXPW debacle: Thomas Granville should definitely be investigated, or at the very least: barred from ever running a public company again.

    Good luck
    May 15, 2015. 08:00 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 397: Apr. 30, 2015 [View instapost]
    Any money put into Axion right now is DEAD money, and one has to be suicidal to "invest" in the company as it is. At the minimum, if someone is determined to build a sizeable position, they can force management changes or even become an investor actively involved in the day to day running. Only when the rot is cleaned from the corporate structure can the company start healing and moving forward.

    Otherwise, you might just as well flush your money down the toilet!
    May 14, 2015. 04:22 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 397: Apr. 30, 2015 [View instapost]
    It is easy to try and put the blame on external actors for Axion's demise, instead of taking a cold hard look at the facts and pointing the blame to where it duly belongs, which is senior management and heavyweight shareholders.

    Maxim didn't come hunting for Axion. Rather, it's Axion that came to see Maxim in desperate times and asked it to structure some sort of emergency/survival financing. Axion's management should have factored ALL potential risks into their decision making when they were doling themselves fat pay packages and BONUSES, and maybe thought:" Geee we can't afford to pay ourselves this much now as long as we don't have any sales to speak off", but of course that would have meant Axion's managers would have acted with INTEGRITY, which is something they didn't have, and probably will never have, which is one reason why most of them are probably not very successful/wealthy men in their golden years. Karma is a b**** that sooner or later will come to bite you in the a** (I am speaking to you Mr TG and CT!!)

    So in definitive, I don't blame Maxim as much as others would. Who knows, they probably bought into management's story that "sales were around the corner" just as much as we did, but unlike us, it is their bread and butter to hedge their trades and not take on any undue risk, especially with ventures like Axion Power!
    May 14, 2015. 02:46 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 397: Apr. 30, 2015 [View instapost]
    TG must really be laughing all the way to the bank. He who is - IMO- the epitome of mediocrity had a 10 year stint milking an R&D venture for hundreds of thousands a year + car allowance+benefits, instead of stepping aside and promoting people who would have taken the baby and run with it.

    I will never ever again trust some old schmuck with an idea trying to sell me on the next big thing, even if I have to miss on the next GOOG or AAPL!
    May 14, 2015. 12:54 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 397: Apr. 30, 2015 [View instapost]
    Wrapping up this and filing for BK is probably the best course of business here. These guys are clearly incapable of managing themselves, let alone a public company!

    Time to call it quits here...
    May 1, 2015. 01:01 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 396: Apr. 16, 2015 [View instapost]
    RA,

    I have some dry powder I could theoretically use to buy significant stakes and make my vote important, but that would be just throwing good cash down the sinkhole to be completely honest. The only way to do it properly would be if we had someone at hand who could step in as a CEO, then we could exercise our rights to overthrow the current bums out of office, and start with a clean slate, but again what remaining value is there, besides the patent? It would be YEARS before we could turn this ship around, and the last 4 years tracking this POS have exhausted me to the point where I don't want EVER again hear about Axion's future because there simply is none!
    May 1, 2015. 07:07 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 396: Apr. 16, 2015 [View instapost]
    dlmca,

    The question for future success is: How to detect red flags and trust your own intuition from the beginning?

    Numerous concerns were raised by various (ex)contributors who had met the management team at the annual meetings, describing them as neutral, and unimpressive at best!

    We should have listened to that rather carefully, but deep down, we wanted Axion to succeed. We just didn't have any idea that the CEO+CFO were that incompetent!
    Apr 30, 2015. 01:16 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 396: Apr. 16, 2015 [View instapost]
    Had I known about the Vegas trips and the gambling I would have left a LONG LONG time ago, but yeah, the lesson was learned harshly ;)
    Apr 30, 2015. 01:08 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 396: Apr. 16, 2015 [View instapost]
    Looks like our friends on YouTube didn't get the memo yet that this s****ag was lying (or hallucinating) when he gave this interview:)

    http://bit.ly/1nsXcsI

    Will ask to get the video deleted.
    Apr 30, 2015. 11:52 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 396: Apr. 16, 2015 [View instapost]
    I agree with you dlmca. Buyer beware at this point...
    Apr 28, 2015. 09:24 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Axion Power Concentrator 396: Apr. 16, 2015 [View instapost]
    http://bit.ly/1zUGWCV

    It is NOT the financing that got the company into trouble, it is its brass of incompetent managers who didn't know what the **** they were doing in the first place.

    I will vote for a second RS, but I want ALL of the old guard out for good!
    Apr 24, 2015. 10:47 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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