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  • SandRidge Mississippian Trust II: PV-10 Reflects Another Mississippian Nightmare In The Making [View article]
    Crooks, thieves, swindlers, etc..... take your pick. Having learned a bitter lesson with these SD trusts, I'm convinced that folks who did the engineering work on estimated reserves & projected production curves must be some of Ward's Appalachian relatives or extremely well-paid shills. These trusts (SDR-SDT-PER) are performing at a level that is far worse than original worst-case scenarios. Welcome to Scamology 101. Professor Ward will be sharing his considerable insight as to what a "B.S." degree really means. A "crockpot" luncheon will follow.
    Mar 20 11:16 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • SandRidge Mississippian Trust I: Large Downward Reserve Revision [View article]
    Anything connected to SD is garbage. Seems all original reservoir & production data projections were "cooked" to afford insiders the opportunity to cash out. All this stuff has been toxic for the retail investor. Lost a bundle on this crap (sdr, sdt, per) & finally got out before the impending "apocalypse". DO NOT WALK. RUN FROM THIS TRASH.
    Mar 18 01:21 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • SandRidge Permian Trust- Ugly Updated PV-10 Priced In? [View article]
    PER, SDT & SDR are the three worst investments I've ever made. Finally dumped the last of SDR to complete exit from all three. Personally, I think most of these recent vintage trusts were essentially nothing more than fraudulent scams. Ward & McClendon are pond scum & I wouldn't touch anything either is involved in again.
    Mar 13 02:00 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Your Mortgage REIT In Serious Trouble If Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Are Phased Out? [View article]
    If you have a strong conviction about your take on the mREIT sector then I presume you've placed a substantial stack of chips on the short side of the table. If not, why not?
    Aug 23 04:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • A Slumbering Oil Giant Is About To Awaken [View article]
    Anyone who got burned by the Argentine government's grab of YPF can testify to the fragile nature of investment in South American stocks as more & more of the govts. are blood-sucking socialists. Buyer beware.
    Jul 20 11:09 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Warren Buffett's Father Was A Raging Gold Bug [View article]
    Gold has outlasted lots of economic theories. Fiat money to infinity won't be the last.
    Jul 10 09:49 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • More on the Wunderlich downgrade of the mREITs (REM +1.2%), (MORT +1.3%): The "lack of liquidity reached crisis levels" on Friday, says the team. "Price discovery has become a very uncertain process and we believe there is a risk that some entity - be it a mREIT or a hedge fund - could fail to meet margin requirements ... while we hope to be wrong in this case, equity investors need to be mindful of the potential downside scenarios." [View news story]
    Well, at least they offered MREIT investors some great insight by suggesting they could choose to hold or sell. Ya gotta admire a bold call like that !!!!
    Jul 8 06:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Oil And Gas Majors That Could Surge On New Fields [View article]
    Well, that was enlightening.
    Apr 26 07:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Stay Far Away From YPF And Its High Dividend Yield [View article]
    Argentina is giving us a nice preview of where the US will soon be if the Obamanites have enough control to implement all of their goofy garbage. Amazing how people in this Country can watch what goes on in these lefty controlled countries & not be alarmed that we seem to be hell-bent on emulating their idiotic attempts to bureaucratize & interfere with everything down to the micro level. History is littered with examples but many don't smell the coffee.
    Mar 12 04:21 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • RIM's Next Earnings Could Push It Down To Single Digits [View article]
    So it might go up - or down - or sideways? Thanks for the heads up
    Mar 2 04:56 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Can Bernanke Pull A Rabbit Out Of His Hat? [View article]
    If Benny pulls a rabbitt out it most likely won't be from his hat.
    Sep 20 04:12 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chimera Is Not A Good Takeover Target For Annaly Capital [View article]
    Thanks for your vote.
    Sep 7 04:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What If Annaly Capital Took Over Chimera Investment? [View article]
    Well, if CIM is purely hopeless junk, why have insiders continued to buy shares recently? Or is this some type of elaborate ruse designed to dupe others into buying this loser ? And, if mgmt's goal is to run CIM into the ground, why have they upped agency-backed paper to approx. 25% of portfolio? You'd think they would have just fire-saled all those worthless assets & shut it down by now since apparently all hope is lost.
    Aug 31 06:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple May End Mobile Phone Contract Era [View article]
    AAPL & GOOG are just as cold-blooded with regard to the consumer as are any of the carriers. They are all driven by the desire to grab the Benjamins & nothing else. Utopia ain't coming to a town near anybody anytime soon.
    Aug 27 02:13 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Things Are About To Get Much Worse [View article]
    Howard Ruff? You're back? The world will probably end sometime in the future, but it's just pretty difficult to say when, exactly. Nostradamus, Mayan calendar gurus, John the Baptist......... gold or no gold they're all dead & the world keeps turning. Life is a roulette wheel & the casino's always open.
    Aug 24 04:58 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment