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  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Well, they do have to import all of their manufacturing inputs except for labor. Seems like they can't win with this strategy unless labor is their largest input as a percentage of cost for their export goods.
    May 23 12:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • I'm Not Gonna Brag, But I Did Recommend STAG [View article]
    Trading around $10. Maybe not a good entry point.
    May 21 02:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    The bottom 25% of production costs significantly more than $1000/oz. I think you will see some production come off line if the price stays at current levels.
    May 17 10:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    Lots of examples of having a loss without selling if the stock goes to zero. A recent example of a large cap with many shareholders going to zero was General Motors whose shareholders received nothing as a result of their going bankrupt in 2008-2009.
    May 10 02:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Seadrill Continues To Deliver On Growth Promise [View article]
    Getting closer to dividend announcement time, oil price is up and market has been up in general.
    May 9 08:56 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Beyond Short Covering [View article]
    To add a bit to ONeil's comments, shorting is not usually a bet that the stock will fail. It is more common that a stock that is perceived to be overvalued receives attention from those looking for short position opportunities. Thus AMZN has been a popular short even though most would not expect AMZN to fail as a business.

    When you short a stock, you are borrowing the shares. Essentially, you receive the value of the shares at the time of your taking the short position in your account (e.g., short 1000 shares @ $50 would put $50,000 into your account). This is not free money as margin interest rates are applied. Also, unlike buying a stock, your losses can be more than 100% (although not likely, a buyout could drive a stock to more than double, say to $120/share--leaving you on the hook to cover those shares at more than double the amount you borrowed at $50/share).

    Lets say TSLA moves to $75, someone short at $50 is now $25/share to the negative. There are limits to how much margin you can use, so if the individual exceeds the margin limit they will be forced to sell shares that they own. This creates additional pressure besides being down $25/share. This pressure will force the person with the short position to buy shares to cover the short position and that will in turn tend to drive up the price of the stock due to the increase in demand to cover. The increased price then causes other shorts to scramble to buy shares to cover and you have a short squeeze.
    May 6 01:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • LRR Energy, L.P. Announces First Quarter 2013 Results [View article]
    Pretty much a disaster and thats being reflected in the unit prices.
    May 2 12:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yields Of 6-18%: Unconventional Investments, Unconventional Returns [View article]
    That is correct, payment beginning with the end of the Q on March 31, 2013. I expect to see an announcement soon. Here is the statement on their website: http://bit.ly/18diGQU
    May 1 04:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Happens When You Sell An MLP? [View article]
    As Rlp2451 stated below, if you own one during the year, you'll receive a K-1.

    I've traded quite a few without collecting any distributions. The end result is a simple short-term gain, but you'll still get a K-1.
    May 1 01:51 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Happens When You Sell An MLP? [View article]
    Even if you just trade it without collecting distributions, you'll still receive a K-1.
    May 1 11:41 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News [View article]
    The same here, I don't use either. And I won't sign up to access someone's website. Use those things at your own risk. Too much risk imo.
    May 1 11:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What Happens When You Sell An MLP? [View article]
    The K-1 deals with any units you sold during the year and reports the cost basis of those units sold.
    Apr 30 04:53 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Barrick Gold's (ABXQ1 results: ABX's 18% Y/Y drop in profit is attributed to lower gold and copper prices and reduced volumes sold. But ABX reaffirms 2013 gold production guidance of 7M-7.4M oz. at total cash costs of $610-$660/oz. Full year all-in sustaining cost guidance reduced to $950-$1,050/oz. from $1,000-$1,100/oz. previous guidance. Shares +2.9% premarket. [View news story]
    And yet stoppage of Pascua Lama confirmed by Chilean courts (and supported by Mining & Environmental Ministries): http://bit.ly/15KfooG
    Apr 24 08:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR -4.4%) gaining enough market share to compensate for lower K-cup prices? That's the question that could be answered when the company reports earning on May 8 and also has importance in evaluating the next couple of quarters. Sector watch: The company -  along with peers (KRFT, SJM, PEET, DNKN) - received a bit of a jolt when Starbucks dropped the pricing on its 12-ounce bagged coffee by a dollar to $8.99. [View news story]
    Starbucks lowering the price might be a good start for the other resellers to follow. We can always hope anyway.
    
    Apr 15 07:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR -4.4%) gaining enough market share to compensate for lower K-cup prices? That's the question that could be answered when the company reports earning on May 8 and also has importance in evaluating the next couple of quarters. Sector watch: The company -  along with peers (KRFT, SJM, PEET, DNKN) - received a bit of a jolt when Starbucks dropped the pricing on its 12-ounce bagged coffee by a dollar to $8.99. [View news story]
    I'm just hoping Juan Valdez Cafe follows that price drop.
    Apr 15 03:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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