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  • Safe Bulkers: Best-In-Class Shipper Poised To Gain As TC Rates Rebound [View article]
    More " Pie In The Sky When You Die" - but today the sector is a dismal choice for your investing dollars. The Baltic Index continues to decline. Certainly have the sector on your watch list but place your money elsewhere.

    Article "Shipping Sector – Still Struggling to The Light At The End Of The Dock" July 9 , 2014 article link
    Jul 15, 2014. 11:50 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Dry Bulk Sector: The Buying Opportunity Is Here, But Not All Are Worthy [View article]
    There will be pie in the sky when we die - in the meantime there are better sectors to place your money. The BDI has moved back down to 800 from a rally that carried it to 2000 ( and that from a height of over 10,000 prior to the crash ). Article link http;// July 11
    Jul 12, 2014. 10:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Goes Up On News Samsung Nixes Knox But... It's Too Good To Be True [View article]
    The introduction of the square was puzzling to some but the reviews are moving to favor the new device and on a DOW Drop of 100 BBRY continues to attract investors as the price has moved into the plus column - article at http: July 10
    Jul 10, 2014. 11:01 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry: Never Mind The Bears, I Won't Sell Below $30 [View article]
    Beware a consensus that all is well and the sky's the limit.
    There is a turn in the article universe from coming to bury BBRY to coming to shout and praise the second coming - article link at July 8
    Jul 8, 2014. 12:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Who Should We Thank For The BlackBerry Short Squeeze? [View article]
    This is now a horse race - and betting favors new longs over the shorts who may be drinking their own Kool Aid .
    Article link of the various article all published in the last week show the new interest in a revival and a revival of hatred for the shorts article link http;// July 2
    Jul 2, 2014. 11:58 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • DryShips: Major Shipping Rate Catalyst Coming? [View article]
    This is far too optimistic . Not only does the Baltic Index show a sharp decline from an attempt to rally ( down below 900 again ) - new ship building is actually expanding - article link June 28
    Jun 28, 2014. 10:42 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tankers to benefit from more energy exports, Jefferies says [View news story]
    The BDI ( Baltic Index ) remains below 1000 but this is a good news story for tankers - fill story at June 25
    Jun 25, 2014. 01:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Facts Say Gold Is In Play [View article]
    My personal top pick is B2Gold ( BTG in the U.S. and BTO.TO) - management built and then sold Bema Gold. The company's most recent acquisition - at $125 per ounce shows their savvy . My article / blog ( yes less than humble me )with that news is at http;// June 13th article
    Jun 21, 2014. 11:40 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • NewLead +40%, gets restraining order stopping issuance of shares [View news story]
    D- Day for the shorts - Revenge of the long suffering longs - article link June 6
    Jun 5, 2014. 09:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Diana's Future Looks Promising [View article]
    Marc Farber was interviewed this morning and said China was slowing to less than 5 % growth - regardless of the government stats given out. Dryships earnings release gives caution to the sector as a whole . Watch yes, but place your money to work elsewhere - dryships release at
    May 23, 2014. 11:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Diana Shipping beats by $0.01, misses on revenue [View news story]
    The sector remains one to watch - not buy. May 7th
    What to do now :

    1) as to shipping retain a watchlist of stocks but no commitment

    2) place your money at work in other sectors
    May 14, 2014. 12:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • DryShips: A Buy Or A Sell? [View article]
    We may be seeing a seasonal upturn in rates but watch – do not buy .

    Here is a video from last year – repeats the hope of a turn – when Dryships was at $3.70

    Be patient and place your funds in other sectors
    link http;// May 12, 2014
    May 13, 2014. 12:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Harris & Harris's Portfolio Company Files IPO - Metabolon Files For IPO [View article]
    New Yorker had a great Article " Why Investors Love Drug Companies " - reprinted at May 9, 2014
    I think TINY suffers from a lack of investor awareness but a series of IPOs as contemplated should propel the stock .
    May 10, 2014. 02:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • DryShips: A Turnaround That You Would Regret Missing [View article]
    The real regret is getting in too early . The real problem of a falling Baltic Index and slowdown in China means heightened risk in a sector not yet in supply/ demand balance with still too many new vessels on order. Keep to the sidelines until a turn in fortunes happens - too many fortunes are reduced by trying to read the future - article link April 7
    Apr 7, 2014. 01:42 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Quicksilver Is A Buy [View article]
    This is a stock to watch -not buy - until the long awaited turn occurs. I see your note from Feb 27th says you anticipate adding to the article - is this still in the works?
    I am disappointed the combination of nat gas withdrawls, cold weather and asset sales has not reversed the recent trend. - article link March 22
    Mar 22, 2014. 12:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment