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  • Where Can I Find Safe Income For Retirement? Part V [View article]
    Dear Chris,

    I am not sure whether you can correct typographical errors in an article after it is submitted but there are a few typos with regards to your 3rd choice where it is referrred to sometimes as KIO and sometimes as KKR.

    I realize that this is very pedantic as all one has to do is look at the charts included in the article to realize that you are talking about KIO. The reason it bugs me is:
    1. This is not up to your usually high standards.
    2.  At the top of the page, just below the title of the article, it says that the article is about KKR whereas the actual article is about BWG, AGC and KIO, not KKR.

    Notwithstanding the above, let me take this opportunity to congratulate you on yet another excellent analysis.
    Nov 27, 2015. 05:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • I'm Scared Charlie Brown, Spirit Spooks Me [View article]
    Willy Wonka

    Thanks for an interesting article. Greatly enjoyed it as I did all your other articles
    Oct 20, 2015. 09:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Revisiting The 100 Stocks With The Lowest Volatility In S&P 500 Index [View article]
    Figures 1 and 3 in your article prominently display "Chande Trend Meter", "Chande Trend Stars" and "Buy/Sell Pressure". Yet there is no explanation as to their meaning. Is there an earlier article you wrote that explains this?

    Thank you very much.
    Aug 10, 2015. 05:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Time Is Ripe To Buy J.C. Penney Shares [View article]
    Your article is way too late.

    Bankruptcy (3rd point of your summary): The bankruptcy scenario went out a couple of months ago. Mentioning it at this point of time is talking about outdated data.

    Online sales (2nd point of your summary): I quote from your article -
    "In the first quarter of the current fiscal year, sales grew 25% to $270 million, or 9.6% of overall sales. In the second quarter, online sales grew 20% to $250 million, or 8.9% of overall sales."
    If online sales went from $270 million to $250 million, how is that a growth? Was this a typographical error?? A clarification would be appreciated.
    Sep 15, 2014. 07:07 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GLD: Bulls Are Playing A Dangerous Game [View article]
    To Avi and Jeff GRA,

    Thank you very much for your explanations. Much appreciated.
    Aug 17, 2014. 10:23 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • GLD: Bulls Are Playing A Dangerous Game [View article]
    Something here that I don't understand.

    You have 2 disclaimers; one at the top just after the article title and one at the bottom at the end of the article. In the 2nd disclaimer, you state that you own intermediate term puts on GLD. This is consistent with your article. Yet in your first disclaimer, you state that you are long SLV. Why is this?

    I was under the impression that silver and gold prices are positively correlated. They may not be perfectly correlated but they are positively correlated.

    I can only think of 2 explanations:
    A. This is a typographical error and you are actually short SLV, or
    B. Your position in SLV is a hedge against your position in GLD.

    A brief answer would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you very much.
    Aug 17, 2014. 05:36 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • J.C. Penney: You Hate It At $5, But You Love It At $10? [View article]
    Sorry guys, there is something that I do not understand.

    After earnings were announced, the share price went up. But then, why did it drop yesterday i.e. Friday? (It did not behave like the rest of the stock market which generally went up for the first half of the day and then dropped on news coming out of Russia/Ukraine. Rather it seemed that it was dropping throughout the day.)
    Aug 16, 2014. 01:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • J.C. Penney: Neither Thriving Or Dying [View article]
    Wow! A first.

    First article I have seen about JCP that neither says
    a. the shares are worth their weight in gold
    b. the shares are worthless.
    Aug 7, 2014. 12:56 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Lipstick On A Pig: Why Elizabeth Arden Is A High-Conviction Short Even After The Big Move Down [View article]
    While your company research may or may not be thorough, you make it unnecessarily more difficult in your use of charts, specifically your habit of putting two sets of labels on your vertical axis.

    Let's take your first chart as an example. On the left hand side, your vertical axis shows a range from -30% to +15%. On the right hand side, your vertical axis goes from -12.5% to 50%. You have 3 items on your horizontal axis; sales growth%, gross margin%, and adjusted EBITDA%. Which of these apply to the left side axis and which to the right side axis? There is no indication.

    If you want me to read your article seriously, I would expect you to take the trouble to present your information clearly.

    My advice: Break up the graph into 2 graphs so that the information is clearly presented. (Same for the other graphs.)

    Hope this helps.

    Jun 28, 2014. 09:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo moves higher on court letter [View news story]
    Just out of curiosity, how many of the people commenting here are:
    A. patent lawyers
    B. lawyers but not specializing in patents
    C. non-lawyers?

    Disclosure: I fall in Category C. Also long VRNG.
    May 26, 2014. 02:12 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Molycorp Case Study And The Irresponsibility Of Capital Markets [View article]
    Actually, on 22nd April 2014, the Live News Section of ThinkOrSwim reported that MCP director Graaell bought 60,000 shares at $5.90 per share.
    May 13, 2014. 01:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • J.C. Penney: Volatility Is Your Friend, Strong Buy On Any Pullback [View article]
    @cactus jack,

    Don't forget that JCP announces earnings on May 15th at 4:00p.m.. Stock should make a big move after that. The only question is: In which direction?
    Apr 30, 2014. 01:22 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Quindell PLC: A Country Club Built On Quicksand [View article]

    Could you provide some documentation as to why you state that the article is false and/or state the areas where you disagree?

    Blandly stating that the article is rubbish without providing supporting facts and/or evidence is hardly likely to impress the readers of your comments.

    Thank you very much.
    Apr 22, 2014. 10:11 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Back To Reality: No, J.C. Penney Did Not Beat Earnings (In Fact It Has New Problems) [View article]

    How are the technicals saying "short, short, short"? I see a breakout over the long term downtrend.
    Mar 7, 2014. 03:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Back To Reality: No, J.C. Penney Did Not Beat Earnings (In Fact It Has New Problems) [View article]

    If JCP issues $1 billion in new shares, won't the share price go down due to dilution?

    I would think that as a current share holder, that is the last thing that you would want.
    Mar 7, 2014. 03:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment