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  • SDRL Buy 9.84 [View instapost]
    KP are you trading or investing here? ESV and SDRL are entering interesting areas where I'm thinking of initiating positions. I'm still concerned on the unexpected prices of oil, especially since the SEC allows 95 oil to be used to evaluate reserves. Thanks!
    Mar 13, 2015. 08:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • McDonald's Is On The Sell Clock [View article]
    Portion sizes did up the ante decades ago. Corps know how to blend the salt, fat, sugar to make addiction more prevalent. It works best when the kids start off young. Lab studies have shown that rats were more addicted to sugar than cocaine. There is a reason the sugar industry made sure WHO did not suggest a daily intake of sugar. The FDA said fat was bad decades ago, and copious amounts of sugar were added to gain back the flavor. The disconnect is fascinating because they say it is up to the parents and the individual... well in comparison, the healthier choices are exiguous.
    Mar 12, 2015. 06:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The War On Savers, Part 2: How Investors Can Protect Themselves From The Current, Deteriorating Investment Landscape [View article]
    Capitalism doesn't have risk mitigated by the govt. This induces further unnecessary risk taking.
    Mar 12, 2015. 06:18 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Sunshine Clouds Over After Patient Deaths [View article]
    Does spelling not matter anymore? I stopped reading after the second word of the article.
    Mar 10, 2015. 08:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Close-Up Look At The Report That Had MannKind Investors Reeling [View article]
    That's sarcasm in my post Mule. For one analysts rating that induced plenty of volatility and volume, I'm pretty positive their holdings will NOT reduce. These bozos suggested 200 oil. Now, not just them, but everyone and their grandma is telling us where oil will go. That reversal on XOM provided more liquidity for shorts to continue their gains. Technically speaking XOM will continue to see pain. My crystal ball is broken but I easily see 80 in the near future. I would argue GS is the most unethical entity on the planet.
    Mar 10, 2015. 08:06 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Close-Up Look At The Report That Had MannKind Investors Reeling [View article]
    Surely GS will reduce their holdings since they hire top competency that suggests a long term disappointment.
    Mar 9, 2015. 03:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Orexigen Soars: Good News Is Heart Data, Bad News Is Data May Be Compromised [View article]
    DIg, why would they want to do that? Don't you know this is a free country and you can do whatever you want to your body. Interestingly enough once something happens to you, your tune changes fast. Hello medical technology. Forget organic vs conventional for a sec. Genetically modified food is not inherently bad. BUT, where was biotech's focal point? HMM, corn and soy where most of it goes to junk food and ethanol. Apparently biotech touts their gm to save the world population with ethanol and junk food..... Less than 20 percent of the US population receives the essential nutrients they are suppose to, which prevent cellular breakdown. No one cares unless you can make money off of it.
    Mar 5, 2015. 06:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    KP makes a good point. Whether someone takes internet keyboard warrior comments as full value or a grain of salt is the risk management decision of the viewer. He is the only one giving his entries. For how constructive and academic some of these comments are it seems to be for the sole purpose of stroking one's ego (keyboard warrior syndrome). Some here have been spouting the same nonsense for 3 years straight on VRNG's capitalization is just right around the corner and the stock just keeps going down.

    I don't comment much on VRNG but I laugh when I add my EXIGUOUS no substance comments, as they are as useful as the long winded rants on VRNG.
    Mar 4, 2015. 05:23 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Seeking Alpha Expands Its Coverage To Mutual Funds [View article]
    Morningstar has all the MF tangible information you need. (dismiss the star ratings and look at the data) If you need SA opinions on MFs, Cefs, ETFs, ETNs, etc, I have a bridge to sell you.
    Mar 4, 2015. 05:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An Objective, We Think, Up-To-Date Look At MannKind [View article]
    This will sound ignorant as I am not privy to hedgefund, market maker, etc, mentality. They have enough money as it is to diversify but is it possible these guys suppress stocks purposely as their is no tangible numbers yet to solidify the book value, therefore, they can use their current funds on current plays. My premise here is they play stocks with a 3 to 6 month time frame, as a minimum. MNKD should be hitting important numbers in about 6 months. Seems as if for GS, et al, this timing is just around their foreward looking potential.

    Yes, I know sounds ridiculous, but we all know how manipulated the market is. I remember playing LNG when it was 5 and the stock hit 8 and then some bogus claim that they defaulted sent it back to 4, several months later the stock got export approval and hit 12.
    Mar 3, 2015. 11:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    Hypothetically, if ZTE and VRNG settled for 50 m, I'm sure the stock would go down too.
    Feb 28, 2015. 10:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ensco plunges 8% following surprise dividend cut [View news story]
    Who didn't see this coming? My knowledge on the sector is pretty superficial. I have been researching the energy sector to gain further knowledge on great undervalued energy plays. We are just starting to see energy companies adjust to the current environment, I'm surprised to see so many buying into companies already with the set it and forget it mentality. I welcome any suggestions to aid in my knowledge of the energy sector.
    Feb 26, 2015. 05:51 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Sunshine Heart up premarket on prospects of shorter study of heart assist device [View news story]
    SSH is a low floater, wound tight and this is understandable why it faded. Shorts are still in control but the risk has been added against them. I expect the shorts will slowly get rid of their positions over the next 3 months. The weekly chart looks very good.
    Feb 25, 2015. 03:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    smartflash>vrng
    Feb 25, 2015. 03:37 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • No MannKind Buyout Until Afrezza Is Profitable [View article]
    I only bought an initial position because MNKD is not diversified by relying solely on Afrezza and their dispenser they are touting. I'm not concerned about a buyout whatsoever. I am more concerned about exiguous sales since they only have one and half bullets to fire. (the half being technosphere) I just want to see Afrezza sales snowball, let the profits pile up overtime and watch the stock price appreciate.

    (i hope Rick Berger is reading this!)
    Feb 20, 2015. 12:49 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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