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  • Tesla Motors: Short Interest May Start Falling [View article]
    What you all forget is that the recent sale of the Daimler stake went hand in hand with the liquidation of the hedge done last year. This would cause by itself a substantial drop of the short position.
    Oct 30 07:51 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Highly Scalable Model [View article]
    Techtalker, what kind of indicator is "gross margin vs. volume" supposed to be? Don't you multiply something big with something very small?
    Also, concerning automation, last I heard was that in terms of man hours per car built Tesla was way higher than most everybody else, any update here?
    Oct 28 03:43 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Much Longer Will Herbalife Be Allowed To Mock The FTC? [View article]
    User 00710, you got that right, who would invest in one's own pyramid?
    Oct 28 12:37 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Earnings Preview For Tesla:The Art Of Balancing Expansion And Profitability [View article]
    "Tesla will see an opportunity to capture new customers, who will be impelled by the lower oil price in terms of their demand sensitivity towards automobiles." This needs an explanation. Does the lower oil price make ICE car buyers more interested, but once motivated they switch to BEV?
    Oct 28 09:11 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Much Longer Will Herbalife Be Allowed To Mock The FTC? [View article]
    ben_nimaj, so the ebay sales which are forbidden by the company and are a last ditch effort to get rid of overstocking at rock bottom prices, are now proof of retail sales?
    Oct 28 06:41 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Much Longer Will Herbalife Be Allowed To Mock The FTC? [View article]
    Icahn1, I am not sure you know that short puts is essentially a bullish position, however you would earn the premium. Long puts would be bearish, however then you have the time decay and the high premium against you.
    Oct 27 04:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How Much Longer Will Herbalife Be Allowed To Mock The FTC? [View article]
    Totally with you Fan, The Bolivar games are just another scam of the top distributors to fleece their own company. When do the longs realize that the value of their investment is systematically eroded from within? Or are these commentators here just distributors trying to protect their game and not actually longs? Wouldn't surprise me, who would invest in his own pyramid?
    Oct 27 01:58 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Nu Skin Be Able To Shrug Off Recent Weakness And Report Strong Q3 Earnings? [View article]
    None of the MLM pyramids offer a "long term" opportunity.
    Oct 27 11:32 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Daimler Closes Tesla Hedge, Dumps Shares, Grabs Cash, Runs [View article]
    As a matter of fact, but never reported in the US, Daimler provides and will continue to deliver, parts to Tesla. Check the German news about this divestment (Handelsblatt).
    Oct 23 08:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Through Herbalife's Venezuela Looking Glass... And Back Again [View article]
    icahn1, seems to me that predators flock together.
    Oct 23 02:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Through Herbalife's Venezuela Looking Glass... And Back Again [View article]
    So let me get this straight, the top distributors not only are fleecing the general public, they also manage to help themselves from HLF's earnings, which is then hidden in the income reports and the balance sheet. When do the stockholders realize that while the capital position is already wiped out their share holding does not even given them fair return from the operational income rspt. are hoodwinked as to the actual amount of the sales? Rotten to the core! In other words, not only can the shareholders no longer claim any ownership of the assets since the company is technically broke, but also the continuing income is systematically diminished. Apart from obvious RICO charges I now foresee the additional charge of money laundering here; raising expectations way beyond a simple "slap on the wrist" as an outcome.
    Oct 23 01:09 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: Why So Bearish? [View article]
    no it isn't, the stake was hedged last year. Granted Daimler missed a lot on the upside, however at the current price it no longer makes sense to hold the position and the hedge. The dissolution of the hedge and the sale of shares should be price neutral. Technically the chart is a mess, therefore we will see further selling.
    Oct 22 09:31 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Angie's List falls 7.4% PM on Q3 miss, light Q4 guidance [View news story]
    Yes, it is. The stock price represents no value, any buyer would have to book huge good will.
    Oct 22 09:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Daimler unloads Tesla stake, affirms partnership [View news story]
    forget 230 or 280, they hedged last year!
    Oct 21 05:38 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla Motors calls out Michigan politicians [View news story]
    The original idea is that manufacturers can't go into competition with their own dealers, which clearly is not the case with TSLA.
    Oct 17 11:16 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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