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  • MEI Pharma: Upcoming Catalysts Will Drive Stock Rebound [View article]
    @MedGuy103 @tonyczyk49 Ok, it wasn't going to be a stock I would go long, perhaps as a possible shorting opportunity. Another stock that has taken a big hit recently is $OHRP, but I would avoid it for now.
    Mar 30, 2015. 11:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MEI Pharma: Upcoming Catalysts Will Drive Stock Rebound [View article]
    @MedGuy103 According to Yahoo! Finance, the book value/share for MEIP is $2.19.
    http://yhoo.it/1EIfw4P
    Mar 27, 2015. 01:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MEI Pharma: Upcoming Catalysts Will Drive Stock Rebound [View article]
    @medguy103 I'm not sure if the sellers have been flushed out after a day or so, because the stock is moving upwards again. The stock is still trading below book value, making this stock extremely cheap, and is debt free according to Yahoo! Finance. http://yhoo.it/1CNPWyI

    Can MEI Pharma Survive?
    http://bit.ly/1CNPYXk#

    Cantor Slashes Price Target for MEI Pharma Inc on Increased Risk Profile of Pracinostat
    http://bit.ly/1DVmAjj
    Mar 25, 2015. 02:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 13% Dividend CYS Investments' Strategy Is Looking Better After The Dovish Fed Announcement [View article]
    This stock is extremely risky if you look at the total debt to equity ratio, courtesy of Yahoo! Finance: http://yhoo.it/1FPVIAy The total debt cited greatly exceeds the market cap of the company. How is this company going to have any hope of repaying their debt, short-term, or long-term, when you account for the degree of leveraging they have employed? mREITs might have great yields compared to other types of stocks, but they're much more risky as well.
    Mar 22, 2015. 11:07 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Most Unlikely Stock To Build A Retirement Portfolio Upon At Any Age [View article]
    @gawilley Thank you for the opening. In addition to the comments made by martinfrosa, look at GE's financial statements and share price since Immelt became CEO. The downward movement in the share price, and other statistical information proves martinfrosa has a valid point. This is a company that could use a shakeup. The company needs some activist investors with deep pockets to clear the dead weight in the company at all levels from the entry level to the top management and keep the productive employees from the entry level to the top management. Of course, the plunge in oil prices don't help, but I think GE's problems are more than just the price of oil. It was a great company under Jack Welch's helm, but not so much anymore.
    Mar 20, 2015. 04:06 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BHP Billiton - Is It The Right Time For This Basic Materials Giant? [View article]
    @Michael Clark That would be the way to play it against the strengthening US dollar. This will make US exports to their trading partners more expensive and US imports from those same partners less expensive. At some point, the US economy is going to feel the impact. You can buy currencies which the US dollar is strengthening against, and then buy the US dollar with those same currencies when the US dollar is weakening against those same currencies. So, irregardless of which side of the trade you're on, you're buying weakness and selling strength, which is basically no different than going long or short in the stock market or any other financial market. The asset class may be different, but the principle is basically the same.
    Mar 17, 2015. 08:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BHP Billiton - Is It The Right Time For This Basic Materials Giant? [View article]
    @Matt Bohlsen I agree with your comments about global oil demand and oversupply of iron ore. China is not only the biggest supplier of iron ore, but they're also the biggest supplier of steel, and they're flooding the market with steel in other markets, driving down the price of steel, causing the prices of the stocks of steel companies to decline. I'm not sure if I should go for the $BBL or $BHP, if I was going to buy this stock. It's probably a pretty tough time to buy stocks of certain commodity companies. A better play might be to short stocks of companies that in this sector that have weak fundamentals and/or are subject to corruption. Examples of companies that might make excellent shorting candidates include certain mining companies (ACI, ANR, CLF) and companies in the oil and gas industry, especially drillers like SDRL and RIG.
    Mar 17, 2015. 03:13 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Explaining Lumber Liquidators' Reckless Strategy, And Rebutting Its Claims About Deconstructive Testing [View article]
    I don't have an actual stake or interest in this company, but I would be more of an interested bystander, curious to see how thing eventually unfolds and ends. Will they end up like $GTAT and $DNDN or will they survive this and have the stock price recover is what I want to know?

    Safety Issues of Laminate Flooring? How many Products are Actually made in the U.S? http://bit.ly/1ARlWMR

    Lumber Liquidators To Provide Air Tests Following '60 Minutes' Report http://bit.ly/1ARlWMT
    Mar 17, 2015. 01:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intense bidding expected on next NBA contract [View news story]
    You're welcome Nelson g.
    Mar 14, 2015. 03:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intense bidding expected on next NBA contract [View news story]
    @Nelson g I'm guessing sometime in early 2017 based on when the NBA negotiated their deal with Adidas in 2006.

    NBA laces up adidas for 11-year partnership
    http://es.pn/1E7EzOv
    Mar 12, 2015. 04:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • HSBC executives grilled again [View news story]
    @Drisie I know it is an inexpensive stock, but how many chances do you give a company before you move on? It's in the same category of certain Wall Street firms in this regard.
    Mar 11, 2015. 04:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • HSBC executives grilled again [View news story]
    It's articles like the ones you cite, and the ones I cite below make me wonder if it is ever a wise decision to invest in this stock, even though it is trading nears its' 52 week low and the yield is excellent compared to most banks. I wonder if it is worth the trouble.
    http://bit.ly/197ZLfs
    The problem is ethics or lack thereof, not only in the recent past, but beyond. Just do a search engine query and you'll see what I mean. It's the world's second largest bank after Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in terms of assets.


    James Moore: Even if HSBC is fined, it will be the shareholders who pay – as usual
    http://ind.pn/197ZLfu

    BBC Trust chief Rona Fairhead should quit over HSBC job, Margaret Hodge tells Commons committee
    http://ind.pn/197ZLfv
    Mar 10, 2015. 04:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Significantly Increased My Lumber Liquidators Short Position In The Last Two Days [View article]
    @BIH Murdoch Under what circumstances is short selling illegal? Are there jurisdictions outside the USA where short selling is illegal? I don't know the definitive answer to that question, but someone who knows the answer could pipe in here. Maybe you're confused with naked short selling, which is a nono.

    Naked Shorting
    http://bit.ly/1BVE3Ev

    Even if LL could find naked shortsellers, that would fall under the jurisdiction of the securities regulators I believe. As for a drama to watch and enjoy, try telling that to the company and their stockholders, and their creditors. They must be wondering how this will play out, and I don't think they're enjoying the drama right now.
    Mar 9, 2015. 12:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Significantly Increased My Lumber Liquidators Short Position In The Last Two Days [View article]
    What histrionics? I have posted articles that are dealing with Lumber Liquidators and Mr. Tilson and cold hard facts on this thread. What decent reasoning? You don't know how it will play out either, unless you're an insider with the prosecution or defense if this goes to trial. What you have posted is pure conjecture. You're hoping that all will be good, but I don't have any money invested in that stock, nor am I a customer of that company, so your financial stake in their wellbeing is much more than mine. I don't win or lose either way, unless I decide to go long or short on the stock later on, but I'm looking at other stocks, and this one would probably be in my top 30 stocks on my wishlist of stocks I want to own or stocks I own. There are simply other stocks I'm more interested in owning.

    Lumber Liquidators (LL) – 60 Minutes Update
    http://bit.ly/1EudMAX
    Mar 9, 2015. 12:10 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Significantly Increased My Lumber Liquidators Short Position In The Last Two Days [View article]
    @rphaider You would have to ask the state and/or federal governments that don't do this. I'm not a government official. The scientific community is well aware of what formaldehyde is. I think the scientific community has better things to do than deal with LL and formaldehyde, or maybe they didn't hear about this until recently. Ask the scientific community about this.
    Mar 8, 2015. 01:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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