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  • Herbalife: The Eve Of Destruction [View article]
    Right, Hlf Friend, we get it, and after the SHORT SQUEEZE drives the stock to $100 or so, somebody will buy out the company, putting billions of good will on his balance sheet.
    Mar 26, 2015. 01:38 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors downgraded by CLSA on short-term concerns [View news story]
    zcsrdi, no shorts in an IRA.
    Mar 25, 2015. 11:07 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mobileye: A Great Investment Opportunity, But At What Price? [View article]
    Thanks for great insights into the technology and the prospects of this market. I am also impressed that you are not easily hyped and present reasonable scenarios.
    Mar 25, 2015. 09:17 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Herbalife Is Bouncing Back [View article]
    This article is just a summation of all the unsubstantiated arguments brought forward by the Herbalife top distributors. I can only assume this is the new PR campaign in full gear. Was is more disturbing though is that it is "blame the victim" all over again.
    Mar 25, 2015. 06:53 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Herbalife Is Bouncing Back [View article]
    Mike, if you then omit the powder you might actually have something nutritious!
    Mar 25, 2015. 06:51 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • John DeSimone: Tragic Hero Or Fall Guy? [View article]
    What escapes me is what John is exactly talking about with these "large investors"?
    Are those existing investors and he is assuring them that the SEC will not act in any significant way? That would clearly be passing on insider information.
    Is he looking for new investors? I assume he is not looking for investors to build up their portfolio by buying additional stock. For HLF it only would make sense to look for fresh money to fix their upside down balance sheet and repair their negative capital position. In this case look for massive dilution in the share price.
    Is he trying to orchestrate the famous expected buyout? This is usually done by investment banks, so if he goes for this himself, it means there is no investment bank willing to do this. Good luck to him, with the company having no intrinsic value, any buyer would have to put an astronomic amount of good will on his own balance sheet and surely doesn't need the price of existing shares to go up. In any case this is a situation of desperation, not strength.
    Mar 24, 2015. 02:59 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Spike In Ad Hominem Attacks Proves Ackman Is On To Herbalife [View article]
    Diligent, I take Ackman's poor investment record anytime if it makes me a billionaire.
    Mar 22, 2015. 09:22 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Spike In Ad Hominem Attacks Proves Ackman Is On To Herbalife [View article]
    Skrambled, these are a lot of serious accusations, however a this point, contrary to your initial statement, nothing is clear. Didn't you have to laugh yourself when you composed these ridiculous statements?
    Mar 22, 2015. 09:20 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Spike In Ad Hominem Attacks Proves Ackman Is On To Herbalife [View article]
    Skrambled, Nothing of what you say is clear at this point. Didn't you have problems not to laugh when you composed all these accusations? You really believe all this?
    Mar 22, 2015. 09:17 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife: Mr. DeSimone's Neighborhood Of Accounting Make Believe [View article]
    The way I read this is that it is by now common knowledge that HLF is a pyramid and has a predatory business model so that ex distributors no longer can use the argument of not knowing. Now this is what HLF cant use, that the investigative lights are now shining brightly on their scheme.
    Mar 18, 2015. 12:57 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife: Mr. DeSimone's Neighborhood Of Accounting Make Believe [View article]
    Thanks Matt, my thoughts exactly, by now any realization of the cumulative number will wipe them out. Then again the capital position is already negative which reflects the real state of affairs here.
    Mar 18, 2015. 12:53 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife's Venezuela Woes Continue [View article]
    Quantum, "...based on the fact that the Feds have now decided that the real culprit to focus on is Bill Ackman for stock manipulation."
    Based on what facts? Seem you are taking quantum leaps with the truth.
    Mar 16, 2015. 03:53 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife's Venezuela Woes Continue [View article]
    amuz, the black market is a good indication of the actual value of the currency. The lack of confidence in the bolivar causes the capital flight. As long as no fresh capital moves into the country, buying bolivars and thereby increasing foreign reserves again, this development is inexorable, and there are no foreign reserves to support the currency. Any reform, realignment will try to re-establish confidence and therefore usually result in a new currency and a substantial devaluation of the old. You yourself speak of an implosion of the currency system, do you expect that the bolivar will come out of this stronger? Good luck!
    Mar 16, 2015. 02:52 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife's Venezuela Woes Continue [View article]
    JJJ, but these other multi-national companies are not cash strapped and have actual equity on their balance sheet.
    Mar 16, 2015. 04:43 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Meet the Chinese Gigafactory [View news story]
    Surfer, they are making Audis, BMWs, Porsches, Mercedes', Volkswagen in Germany, what else are they supposed to buy?
    Mar 14, 2015. 12:41 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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