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  • Is A Recession Around The Corner? [View article]
    Aug 20, 2015. 11:09 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Groupon Is Going To Zero [View article]
    Mr. Kuo

    You seem like a thoughtful young fellow that does a lot of commendable drudge work rummaging through all those numbers. Now I'm going to give you the most important number of them all - ZERO.

    Zero is the dividends that Lefkofsky will distribute to shareholders.

    The (very impressive) cash on hand minus what Mr. Lefkofsky will manage to retain for himself = ZERO.

    The amount left in company coffers after the office furniture has been sold to buy the Board of Directors one-way tickets to Brazil will equal ZERO.

    I suggest you investigate all the companies that Mr. Lefkofsky has been involved with and see where the money went.

    Please investigate before you embarrass yourself permanently.

    I own puts for GRPN with strike prices well below the current price.
    Aug 12, 2015. 07:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla cut to Sell at S&P Capital IQ on cash concerns [View news story]

    Unscrupulous oil producers are now filling their barrels with Surfer's 31.5 gallons not the former 42 gallons. Thus they are shipping many more barrels of oil and crushing the price. What will happen when these barrels are opened and the recipients find they have been "Eloned" is anybody's guess but I'll wait Surfer's explanation - he's such a math whiz he'll be cranking his psychedelic mind all day, which contains 17.5 hours in case you didn't know.
    Aug 11, 2015. 10:38 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Absolutely Yes, China Can Keep The Growing Momentum [View instapost]
    Thanks and please write more. I'm very bullish on Chinese economic policy.
    Jul 24, 2014. 08:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Short Kandi - A Misplaced Bet? [View instapost]
    Good for you and may a rabid skunk hose down the sniffy nit pickers at Seeking Wimps.
    Jun 16, 2014. 03:25 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Gigafactory Will Be A Grand Slam [View article]
    Thanks. OK, so where does this silicon carbide come from? Did it fall from the Heavens as in one of Mr. Musk's pi-in-the-sky press releases? All material has to come from somewhere and my guess the feed stock for this "synthetic" graphite came from a mine.
    May 19, 2014. 04:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 7 Signs China's Economy Is Headed For Collapse [View article]
    1: In the USA the banks control the government. That is of course as it should be.
    2: We can print indefinitely and more because the Chines will sell us the ink and paper on credit.
    3: We don't need no stinking savings because we kick ass (or liberate as you prefer) the savings of others by exporting inflation if they are lucky or invasion if we are in a bad mood at the time.
    4: Yup, and most of that in USD. I wonder what your fortune cookies say about that, chumps. HA HA HA.
    5: Right again and thanks for shipping it all to Walmart.
    6: Excellent. The hard work and sunshine will be good for you.
    7: If Mr. Li got his degree in London or Chicago you guys don't have a chance.
    May 18, 2014. 03:01 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Gigafactory Will Be A Grand Slam [View article]
    Questions: OK, so they use "synthetic" graphite. Isn't graphite a form of the element carbon? If so where was this carbon originally obtained from? Was it mined or did it appear by magic somehow? I'm not trying to get in anyone's face I just want to know where this "synthetic" graphite came from.
    May 18, 2014. 11:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Largest Supply Side Shock Since The OPEC Crisis Of The 1970s [View article]
    Just an note about inflation preceding unrest. I was a foreign volunteer in the Croatian Army in 91 an 92 I happened to be going a bit of armed but unofficial requisitioning of supplies one day (I think you Wall Street boys call this front running and others call it looting) and I came across an abandoned farm house and lo and behold the floor was littered with Yugoslav currency in denominations of 1,000 to 10,000 Dinar and I'm talking hundreds of notes scattered all over the floor. This puzzled because the house had obviously been stripped of all goodies by previous front runners and by all appearances they had discovered the money but had just tossed it willy nilly and left it.

    So I scooped them all up and later showed them to my fellow Croatian Army buddies and they just laughed, it was worthless. I have read that there was a massive inflation just prior to civil war breaking out in (the former) Yugoslavia. I'm not saying that economic difficulties caused that war but it sure helped put everybody in a really bad mood.

    Myself, one of my favorite rules of war is that young males will never passively accept starvation. They will roll the military dice even against impossible odds just as the Croatians did and lo and behold sometimes they even win just like my noble Croatian comrades-in-arms did.

    I am also the author of Civil War Two, The Coming Breakup of America, which is loosely based on Yugoslavia. It is available from America First Books.
    Apr 27, 2014. 06:25 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Largest Supply Side Shock Since The OPEC Crisis Of The 1970s [View article]
    He may have meant EXPORTER.

    "Ukraine has long been a global breadbasket due to its extensive, fertile farmlands. As of 2011, it was the world's third-largest grain exporter with that year's harvest being much larger than average.[16] Ukraine is one of ten most attractive agricultural land acquisition regions.[17] Additionally,
    the country has a well-developed manufacturing sector, particularly in aerospace and industrial equipment."
    Apr 27, 2014. 01:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yuan May Hold Key To Chinese Territorial Expansion [View article]
    Thanks, Mr. Gee. I'm always egger to read your insightful comments. I wish you would write articles.
    Dec 7, 2013. 09:12 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Look At Corporate Earnings Growth, Liquidity Traps And The Law Of Diminishing Returns [View instapost]
    Nov 25, 2013. 08:56 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla's Future [View instapost]

    Thanks for sharing your interesting views.
    On Nov. 8th I bought a Tesla put strike $60 expiry Jan 15 2015 for
    $500. That put is now at $670. Obviously I do not share your view of an eventual jump to $1,000 in Tesla's price, in fact I think the stock will crash and Tesla will go bankrupt within about 18 months. I think John Petersen is 100% right. I'm not trying to get in anybody's face, it is a matter of cosmic indifference to me if Mr. Musk and his fossil fuel burning $60,000 hatchback make the cover of Time or are towed off to civil court and a Chinese recycling center respectively. This is just a bet on a dog fight in an alley as far as I'm concerned.
    Nov 20, 2013. 11:13 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tesla: I've Taken A Position [View article]
    Good luck with that 120 Jan put. Please let us know how it works out.
    Nov 15, 2013. 11:35 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Long-Range BEVs Are An Economic, Energy And Emissions Abomination [View article]
    I just bought a Tesla put Jan 2015 expiry $60 strike for $508
    Nov 13, 2013. 11:50 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment