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  • Everything Has Changed: Oil, Saudi Arabia, And The End Of OPEC [View article]
    mark, dont you know Monsanto is unveiling a mass production of genetically modified hamsters that just keep running with the only need of a liquid snickers iv drip
    Jan 13, 2015. 05:49 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Get Out Of Cheniere Energy [View article]
    It feels like forever ago. I remember playing this for the federal export approval. Bought at 5, sold at 12, never played it again. If I recall correctly how it worked with this company, they received MOU's correct? NOt actual contracts for the lng. Couldn't these countries easily backout if they wanted to? This was and is still a big deal because of the excess ng this country has. I wouldn't be surprised if this was one the stocks mentioned to congressman to buy and hold, hence its magical valuation, just like Amazon.

    Over a year ago someone online thought LNG will be paying dividends soon. I was completely baffled by this suggestion.

    This stock is in its first consolidation since it broke out around 12. 55 seems like a good add area, but if can't hold, look out below.
    Jan 8, 2015. 04:36 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Crash In Oil Prices Raises Questions And Opportunities For A Lifetime [View article]
    Bingo, the author's own premise doesn't even fit his own criteria.
    Jan 7, 2015. 10:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Crash In Oil Prices Raises Questions And Opportunities For A Lifetime [View article]
    Unless the bidding up is constant, which is rare, USO is not a recommended long term investment. Contango, contango, contango.
    Jan 7, 2015. 10:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The free delivery gambit in retail [View news story]
    I am flat out ignorant to the retail ecommerce industry. But I don't know why Walmart didn't push Amazon's online business practice earlier. You know, could have done a test market in nyc, los angeles, Austin, and Atlanta or what have you. Have your nice tailored walmart vans that can even provide same day delivery right from the brick and mortar stores.
    Jan 7, 2015. 10:18 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Crash In Oil Prices Raises Questions And Opportunities For A Lifetime [View article]
    Interesting what qualifies an opportunity for a lifetime. Recommend CVX and XOM when they have barely budged. That is not a discount.
    Jan 7, 2015. 07:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Dark Clouds Gather Around CombiMatrix [View article]
    What about a possible appeals? This is good news but I'll dabble again after some type of offering.
    Jan 6, 2015. 05:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • One Internist's Glance At MannKind's Afrezza [View article]
    Ding Ding Ding. Robert, I am okay with their cognitive bias. The OP portrays to be conservative and methodical. He/she even stated they prefer to stay inside the box. It comes down to the personal choices of the patient and how much they take a suggestion from the physician. Let's hypothetically say Afrezza is marketed during the superbowl, which leads to a larger patient base asking their Dr's about possibly trying it. Other than patients with underlying issues to prevent usage, we will only know when sales start coming in. Yet we keep getting articles on what is going to happen! And I still think the MM's are careful to see what happens with the mandatory lung function test. Which I believe will lead to a buffer in the stock price, that is if sales do well. Speaking of cognitive biases, I do like the discussion brought upon by this article to see some apprehensive views of future bumps in the road. It's easy to find the permabull view but it takes some time to filter down to see some legitimate issues with peoples' concerns.
    Jan 5, 2015. 06:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo; Great IP, Poor Management [View instapost]
    we ricks are in the same boat! I put in limit orders at .47 a couple days ago. Though if I get my orders and I turn some profit, I'll leave 5 to 10 percent for long term. Been on the west coast a few years now, still not use to celebrating New Years last.........
    Jan 1, 2015. 02:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • America's Key Role In The Downfall Of Oil Prices [View article]
    So you don't like obama? I concur. I like low oil prices and so does everyone else, except those getting fired. The big boys will reallocate resources for the next swing up in due time. You keep talking about leaving things to the free markets. HOnestly when you look, where are the free markets? I haven't still haven't found any on a large scale.
    Dec 31, 2014. 04:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo; Great IP, Poor Management [View instapost]
    Isn't Vrng's shtick of overpaying to acquire and retain topline competency? The stock price says it hasn't been very effective.
    Dec 30, 2014. 02:36 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo: Next Steps After A Disappointing Decision Versus Google [View article]
    Rick, I have the same sentiment, I am tempted to buy some if it gets below .5. I'm concerned on some type of offering in the next 4 to 5 months though. By my quick eyeball guestimate the book value would be around .5 after going through the cash burn 4 to 5 months from now. I would think risk vs reward is fair here. I haven't been on the vrng train for some time, I guess I have to start researching the zte timeline.
    Dec 17, 2014. 07:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why The Correction Didn't Become A Crash [View article]
    Jeff, this is what I dont get. The OP is 10 times smarter and more knowledgeable than me, but if inflation is so low, than why are food prices sky rocketing, some 10 percent a year, some 20, and over the last several years some things have doubled or tripled in price. But if the fed numbers line up in the input box and can be extrapolated to make money in the market, that is all that matters.

    And if the CPI is true to its numbers, it surely doesnt help poor or retired people living on a fixed income. Food should be weighted more than the rest of the variables.

    Reading all these comments makes me think of the the scientists in Atlas Shrugged, hey if the numbers are in front of me they must be true, because that premise says so.

    I don't care what spectrum or avenue people are coming from, the new world economy that is melding together will be bad for american people in general. I guess that is the cycle of life though? We have enough people in the US that need help but we are going to invest 30 billion to africa to tap resources. Another benefit for them to gain off of market economies.

    Isn't it around 5 percent of the wealthy own 83 percent of the equity market? Yeah that keynesian market economy really works out for everbody.

    But yeah, I get it, this isn't about morals or ethics, this is about making money!!! All Hail the dollar as the mighty god.

    I would think if deflation occurs many of the food corps that mainly distribute in the US would be great investments. Commodities may go down but all that corn syrup refined food junk will stay the same price or go up.

    Oh and don't forget the TPP and TPIP the establishment is pushing, which will increase corp profits but jobs will go overseas. That is okay though! My stocks will go up! YES! And while the petro dollar and reserve currency is waning slowly, the more alternative energy we can push would actually be an advantage for the US in the future, even if it is all subsidized, lol.
    Dec 6, 2014. 03:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Senate fails to approve Keystone XL pipeline [View news story]
    Call me a cop out, but I wouldn't say critical thinking, just gotta do the research. There is a massive amount of information that they would prefer the herd to not find and it can be overwhelming. At some point, because of lower gas prices I wouldn't be surprised to see them get their additional tax in for road maintenance. The last gas tax was to lower the deficit, that worked out great.......
    Nov 19, 2014. 05:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Senate fails to approve Keystone XL pipeline [View news story]
    Don't you guys know you can't call them illegal!!!! Just call them border criminals instead.
    Nov 19, 2014. 04:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment