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  • Stratasys -3.7%; Deutsche downgrades, sees limited near-term catalysts [View news story]
    Buy at $117, then cut to hold at less than $27. Boy, what a great analyst.
    Nov 9, 2015. 01:14 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Kinder Morgan, Inc.: Come On, Admit It, This 6% Yielder Is A Steal At $32 [View article]
    That's 7 years of dividends, invested all at once, at that rate. That seems significant to me.
    Sep 2, 2015. 04:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Berkshire For Retirement Income [View article]
    You neglected to consider that you have to pay 25 brokerage commissions too in your scenarios.
    Aug 24, 2015. 10:59 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An Honest Look At SolarWindow Technologies From A Shareholder [View article]
    Up big today and last Friday. No news I could find. Presumably people are buying in anticipation of the upcoming conference call detailing commercialization plans. we'll see if there are firm plans or not.
    Aug 3, 2015. 05:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Research Frontiers: Incredible Technology But At What Price? [View article]
    The other big problem with electrochromatic glass is that it takes a long time to change from clear to opaque or vice versa. SPD makes changes almost instantly and to any degree of light or dark. Furthermore, SPD works on plastic as well as glass. I anticipate that in time electrochromatics will disappear in favor of SPD. REFR needs the economies of scale to drop the price to make this huge leap to big financial rewards.
    Jul 23, 2015. 11:48 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Low Crude Oil Prices Are Good For U.S. Pipeline Investors [View article]
    I like MLPL. If pipelines do well it will do even better (and vice-versa, of course). It pays a higher dividend. I do not tare it. I just hold it for the large dividends and the capital gains. You get diversity and you don't have any K-1s with MLPL.
    Jul 9, 2015. 10:59 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Smartglasses: Industrial Applications And Now In Retail [View article]
    I don't have a clue what you are talking about. Why do't you define the product before talking about the market? I know about "Smartglass", but that seems to not be what "smartglasses" is about.
    Jul 2, 2015. 11:39 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • American Capital: Preparing For Spinoff [View article]
    I remember during the financial crises articles claiming that ACAS would have to file for bankruptcy. Instead of panicking and selling, I bought more (at $0.99 per share) and now it is up over 1300%. So before you beat on management too much, consider how far they have come.
    Jun 26, 2015. 06:31 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • MLPL Delivers Growth And Solid Yield, But Is It Worth The Risk? [View article]
    I've made money on this two ways. I first bought in in the 30s, so I have a nice paper gain (still). I also have generated a nice income yield, that, as you indicated, continues to grow at a nice pace. What's not to like.

    Unleveraged ETNs have lower volatility, but also have a lower yield. One has to decide it the higher yield is worth it or not. That's a personal decision based on one's risk profile.
    Mar 10, 2015. 11:47 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GasFrac: In Spite Of Results Beaten Down By Weather, Bright Future Ahead [View article]
    "Shold" was just a typo. "Irregardless" apparently was not. I was just trying to be helpful. No offense intended.
    Dec 30, 2014. 01:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gilead Sciences: After The Bloodbath The Stock Is A Strong Buy [View article]
    US population is more like 300,000,000. 1% of that is 3,000,000.
    Dec 29, 2014. 04:32 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Research Frontiers: Mercedes-Benz And Operational Leverage Should Equal Exponential Growth [View article]
    I agree. REFR has lots of potential and is not far from reaching it. It has taken them so long to this point that many have doubted them. But it looks like the patient folks will do well with this stock.
    Nov 26, 2014. 11:51 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sandstorm Reports Solid Q3 Earnings - Investors Should Consider This One [View article]
    No point to try catching a falling knife. Gold continues to drop and so does SAND. I would wait for gold to stabilize and start up before buying.
    Nov 13, 2014. 04:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Breitburn Energy Partners Just Gave Investors A Great Buying Opportunity [View article]
    if it couldn't cover its dividend from earnings before, it doesn't look so good with even more shares outstanding.
    Oct 8, 2014. 02:50 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sandstorm Gold: This Cash Flow Machine Is Well Positioned To Outperform [View article]
    All depends on the price of gold gong forward. From what I see, the price may very well go down, which makes a stock highly leveraged to gold not so inviting.
    Jun 11, 2014. 05:29 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment