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  • Freeport-McMoRan Gains On Positive Developments In Peru, Chile, And China  [View article]
    You only look at the negative side of each point. So if you are so confident go ahead a put your money where your mouth is and place a huge short position, I mean push all your chips in and prove those who are still long wrong. If the truth were known you probably no skin in the game at all. These stocks are always volatile and will remain so in the future. All equities have risk and FCX has a history of taking large risk investments, some work and some don't. I will hang in there with a long position a wait. I believe in the run the long position will persevere.
    Oct 9, 2015. 10:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Does Freeport Have Room To Fall?  [View article]
    FCX has great upside potential and they are adept at surviving the dips in cycles, unexpected bad timing in diversification, political unrest, mining accidents and gambles on ultra deep wells. They recently sought financial advise and are taking steps to be the lowest cost producer of copper. China may slow but they will continue to consume a lot of copper and FCX can still operate at a profit even at the current price of copper.

    Oil and Nat Gas are way down, but not worthless and a succession of wells prove to contain oil on surprising regularity. Oil will continue to be in demand for decades. So at a cost to produce at $19/boe I would not totally ignore it.

    I'm long and will ride it to zero or wait for the pendulum swing back to a new high in a few short years.
    Oct 6, 2015. 07:06 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Freeport-McMoRan Gains On Positive Developments In Peru, Chile, And China  [View article]
    Given the instability in the Middle East literally anything could happen in the next year that would cause disruptions in the oil supply giving some boost in value to the growing oil assets. The future copper demand by China has always been murky. The forecasted slow down does not mean China will greatly reduce it's need for copper so prices may gradually improve. Looking at a 20 year chart shows that this stock has been here in the past and recovered. Yes, it is also possible the stock goes to zero but the recent sale of stock gives it a bit more breath and it may be all that is needed for the cycle to begin its recovery. Not a short term bet but a long term possibility. Any equity can see the black swan. So all is not lost, stock up on Rolaids!
    Oct 1, 2015. 11:42 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Freeport-McMoRan: Don't Get Carried Away By The Recent Rally  [View article]
    I've been long since '97 years later I removed my initial investment and still had 300 shares riding this roller coaster ever since. I don't have a lot of money and many will laugh at that as being long, but the assets in the ground owned by FCX are vastly undervalued in my opinion. Some day the ultra deep resources unlocked by Jim Bob's risk taking vision and the vast amount of copper ore will be needed and the coaster will start it's upward path to new highs. If FCX can survive the current trough in oil and copper prices most will be amazed at the profit potential this company has. It has done this several times since I first invested for it's gold assets and this management has always found a way to endure the tough times while preparing to exploit the next peak and pay special dividends when profits allow. Just wait!
    Sep 17, 2015. 08:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Analyzing The Credit Health Of Freeport-McMoRan  [View article]
    Sep 4, 2015. 11:18 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Freeport-McMoRan: Finding The Bottom  [View article]
    Carl or Brandon who should we believe? Who has more skin in their analysis? Who has a better history of profitable investing? I don't think a long position is unresonable give the risk/reward potential. This stock has been volitile and that is not going to change any time soon. I'm long and it will be years before we know who is correct.
    Aug 31, 2015. 06:02 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do You Seriously Own Freeport-McMoRan?  [View article]
    Again with stupid comments about how long it takes for volatile stocks to recover....look at the past history of FCX it may take a few years, it may take months and FCX could go to 0 next year. It's more probable that FCX will return to its 200 moving average in a few months. Supply and demand are not the only forces that influence stock, gold and oil prices. What global HF do you work for? I need to keep my distance from them!
    Aug 15, 2015. 09:58 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do You Seriously Own Freeport-McMoRan?  [View article]
    His opinion as a global HF employee leads people to believe his poor analysis. In my opinion it's a lot trash that needs corrected.
    Aug 15, 2015. 09:36 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do You Seriously Own Freeport-McMoRan?  [View article]
    You have school to pay for, so my guess is you have no means to short anything. You have learned to cash in publishing half truths to scrape up some beer money. Try politics you can make a lot more money!
    Aug 15, 2015. 09:08 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do You Seriously Own Freeport-McMoRan?  [View article]
    I gree with every piont. I was afraid that I was alone with this view. It is a tough thing to do, but you need to just hang in there!
    Aug 14, 2015. 04:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Do You Seriously Own Freeport-McMoRan?  [View article]
    Did you bother to look at how this stock has rocketed from these levels in the past? Not once but several times. Yes, the purchase of oil and gas was poorly timed. Did you predict that before it happened? Copper is not as over supplied as you believe. Freeport is one of the lowest cost producers in the world. The CAPEX spent in the last 2 years was not wasted, it will lower the cost of production and help Freeport avoid selling assets at these prices. Oil, copper and gas will not continue to sell at these prices for years. When prices recover, as they historically always have, Freeport might be seen as wise but risky investment that most people just could not see. I will hold mine and wait for long term rewards.
    Aug 13, 2015. 06:12 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Difficult Times For Freeport-McMoRan Will Continue  [View article]
    I think this disscusion clearly shows the potential profit may justify the risk in FCX.
    Aug 6, 2015. 08:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Freeport-McMoRan: Buy The Dip To Profit From Copper  [View article]
    Porter Stansberry and Ron Paul spew the same canned goods and lots of ammo for the End of the World as we Know it, after the great financial which case it will not matter where your money is invested. On the other hand copper and energy could recover as has happened several times in the last 20 years and FCX could survive and even prosper.
    Aug 4, 2015. 05:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Freeport-McMoRan: Buy The Dip To Profit From Copper  [View article]
    At last cool head that understands the NPV of Freeport"s unequaled assets. I know it looks like the end for this company given today's copper and oil prices but the future for the stock price is impressive if copper follows the path as articulated in this article.
    Aug 4, 2015. 02:54 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Freeport McMoRan's Upcoming Energy Spin-Off Won't Help Shareholders  [View article]
    This author needs to a lot more research! I bought FCX in 1997 as a gold play. I will admit this is, was, and will continue to be a very volitile stock. The management, Jim Bob in particular are risk takers and almost always surviving bad circumstances and eventually reward shareholders who stay the coarse. Copper, oil amd nat gas are assets that are sure to recover if past history is any guide. I have watched this stock rocket up and come screaming down on at least 4 cycles in the last 20 years and this time is no different. Not many expected to see oil plunge the way it did and with the events in the Middle East being what they are, I for one would not bet on oil staying in a $40 to $60 range for a long period of time. If world economy pushes up Copper could easily see $4 again and while gold is not the FCX player it once was, how many mines like Grasberg have been found in the last decade?
    Jun 30, 2015. 08:06 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment