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  • How Will The No Taper Surprise Affect Stocks?  [View article]
    Tack,

    If you held CDN$ and CDN stocks versus Gold you would be further ahead with gold.

    If you did the same in Europe, you would be ahead with gold. It's the home country currency and market that determines whether Gold has outperformed. Most people don't hedge for currency risk.
    Feb 4, 2016. 12:07 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Low Rate Environment?  [View article]
    OkCity,

    Just curious. I still believe there is Alpha in the bond market and results tend to reinforce that notion (I am a holder of Gundlach's DBLTX/DBLFX). I am little concerned that Doubleline is getting too big to maintain the alpha at this point so I am starting to waver in my commitment to the offerings.

    Will the erosion of fees hit the bond traders in the same way?

    BND and other offerings have been around a long time yet the well-known bond managers still pull in decent management fees.

    Most people are clueless on how bonds works, how to trade them and how to manage them yet they are essential to the financial system. There is no financial system without debt.

    The elimination of alpha from bond trading would probably be the end of the financial advisory business I think.
    Feb 4, 2016. 12:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Factory orders fall in December, November revised lower  [View news story]
    So it looks like Bad News is now Good News again!
    Feb 4, 2016. 12:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Faces High-End Competition  [View article]
    B.Banner,

    "When the oil price is back to normal,"

    Quite the assumption. What is that "normal" price?
    Feb 4, 2016. 11:58 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Faces High-End Competition  [View article]
    "Tesla's high capex burn will continue, with Barclays estimating that it will need to spend $11 billion over the next five years."

    How much stock will they have to sell and at what price?

    Can they pull it off?
    Feb 4, 2016. 11:50 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Credit Suisse plunges to generational lows after massive loss  [View news story]
    Well with the suspension of mark to market accounting we don't actually know anything about their balance sheets so in fact they could actually be worse than the European banks!

    ;)
    Feb 4, 2016. 11:34 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Dow, Nasdaq rally as energy and materials companies surge  [View news story]
    "said financial conditions have tightened since December's rate increases"

    Really?

    Interest rates have fallen on the 10 & 30 which by any definition is a loosening of conditions.
    Feb 3, 2016. 04:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Berenberg slaps Tesla Motors with a Sell rating  [View news story]
    Mavi,

    "Do you really believe that he is intervening in, banning and cancelling individual car sales?
    Well, I think Elon Musk is above that. "

    I feel for you. It's a rude awakening!

    http://on.mktw.net/1QG...
    "No Tesla for you! Elon Musk hits back over ‘banning’ outspoken customer
    Published: Feb 3, 2016 7:50 a.m. ET"

    Elon Musk is drawing a lot of flak for canceling a disgruntled customer’s Tesla order — but he’s not backing down.
    Feb 3, 2016. 11:31 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Berenberg slaps Tesla Motors with a Sell rating  [View news story]
    Meanwhile, the price of dilution keeps getting higher. At some point they will have to raise money and it looks like the market is going to trying to call that hand down this time.

    The fact that Elon is intervening in, banning and cancelling individual car sales for Tech Writers is a sure sign that his ego will not let him face reality. Puts a lie to how busy he really is.
    Feb 3, 2016. 10:02 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla preps for Q2 Model X deliveries in China  [View news story]
    Whoa! What happened today?

    I was down over 60% on my LEAPS Puts last year and now I am back in the green. What a trip!
    Feb 2, 2016. 04:24 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla preps for Q2 Model X deliveries in China  [View news story]
    "Tesla on sale." love it.

    You are going to love it even more very soon!
    Feb 2, 2016. 04:22 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Dirt Cheap Tesla That Isn't  [View article]
    I predict the Model X will be as successful as SA's new site redesign!
    Feb 1, 2016. 11:16 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • (96)-Best Ways To Invest -- What's Your Opinion? A Place To Share Ideas! #96  [View instapost]
    LMH,

    I had a similar rant on another article and everybody agreed - this is like having someone wave their hand in front of your face at random moments or the big head in the seat in front of you at the theater.

    When the geeks take control the only thing that affects behavior is a loss of traffic. If they lose pageviews and engagement they will change but that could take a while.

    I find myself gritting my teeth on the site now and spending maybe 20-30% less time than before the change because I hate it but I still like the site.
    Feb 1, 2016. 11:00 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Could Tesla Offer The Model 3 For Only $9,500?  [View article]
    Just curious. A story I read elsewhere says the car frame will not be made out of aluminum but rather made of steel of the traditional type.

    Does that change anything on a practical level when it comes to the driving experience?
    Jan 31, 2016. 01:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Could Tesla Offer The Model 3 For Only $9,500?  [View article]
    Does Mainstreet America put down deposits NOW for a car that will appear at some point years in the future?

    I think the buyer for a $35,000 car probably wants it now but time will tell.

    I wonder if they understand the concept of being an unsecured creditor ;)
    Jan 31, 2016. 12:26 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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