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  • Facebook shows off 'Aquila' Internet drone [View news story]
    dalatin's story is as tall as it gets. Believe it if you want but not me. As a former commodities trader in physical gold, almost everyone I met has used me to discern who's for real and who's not. None of them has gold to sell, all petty story-tellers, like this guy. Be real, my friend.
    Jul 31, 2015. 02:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Now Is The Time To Buy Twitter [View article]
    System...if a stock is not worth buying, even $5 is too costly. That's pure common-sense. Yes, we can beat up on a stock but we can't appear to be ridiculous and speak through the other end. Too much gas will make you do that. BTW, why are you even on these posts on TWTR if it's that disgusting to you? Act with conviction, my friend, and you will then be believed. I'll walk away from any stock which isn't worth my attention.
    Jul 31, 2015. 01:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Twitter? [View article]
    This article is a lot of air-ness. Much ado about nothing. However, I'm still optimistic that it will scale $33 easily when sentiments turn around because of the broad support below $31, so now is the time to pick up more shares on the cheap. We've been living with bad management and non-transparent expenditures since IPO, so it can't get any worse than the last CEO. I'm sure that Jack will do better to tidy the mess inside Twitter, even though I don't like his lack of enthusiasm, as if he's going for a funeral, but I'm even more pissed at the CFO, who deserves to be shipped out in a box. In the meantime, there's money to be made because the struggle is real. Have a great weekend, dear friends.
    Jul 31, 2015. 01:21 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook shows off 'Aquila' Internet drone [View news story]
    dalatin...thanks for the elucidation. But I still don't see the relevance of what FB's doing. Sorry....
    Jul 31, 2015. 06:13 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Twitter's Future Is Not As Gloomy As Jack Dorsey Suggests [View article], great job on the stats. It'll wake up many people who're dreaming of big things happening to TWTR. Right now, it's not moving much at all, certainly not enough to make serious money (except for peanuts), which doesn't augur for its prospects. But I'm inclined to be positive about TWTR.
    Jul 31, 2015. 06:07 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook shows off 'Aquila' Internet drone [View news story]
    What's going on with FB? Have they gone nuts or what?
    Jul 31, 2015. 03:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Twitter's Future Is Not As Gloomy As Jack Dorsey Suggests [View article]
    As I've always said all along ever since TWTR went IPO, the company needs to be transparent about its expenditures and it must rein in its expenses, especially compensation packages. Otherwise, it's doomed to fail and it'll end up being a cash cow for every insider to fatten and enrich themselves. That's when the entire shebang will turn into a huge fiasco, which I hope won't come to pass. My only hope for Jack Dorsey is to cut back on its compensation packages and expenses and be totally transparent for all to see. If that is achieved, then TWTR will have a bright future because celebrities and people of every creed and in every country are deeply vested in using Twitter.
    Jul 30, 2015. 04:45 PM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Valero Energy beats by $0.24, beats on revenue [View news story]
    Results are as to be expected, no biggie. Given the cheap crude and artificially inflated prices at the pump, they would be a lost cause if they can't keep up the revenue beat. That's why it was down 4% this morning. The big players expected more and their disappointment is reflected in the selling pressure. If support is not forthcoming, they will drop below $60, which will make it a great Buy at that level. Full disclosure, I'm short VLO and waiting to turn around below $60.
    Jul 30, 2015. 11:05 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Twitter: Will User Growth Solve All The Problems? [View article]
    I can't agree with you completely. It wasn't the "weak user growth outlook" that brought TWTR down, after the initial pop to $40 following results. It was the fault of the CFO dissing on the difficulty of using Twitter and the CEO's lack of enthusiasm for TWTR's prospects. Their performance were the worst of any conference calls after results. They should take some lessons in rallying the troops. As a retired marine, I will never inspire my guys to go over the top with me and rush the bad guys with shock and awe, if I am to adopt the attitudes of both of these A*holes. Leaders must always inspire if they wish to achieve success. If they can't be enthusiastic about their company's future, then they should turn in their resignations and if they do, the stock will pop at least 10%.

    Fortunately for TWTR, there're still lots of broad support among its legions of supporters, which is keeping it above $30 despite the sudden rush to dump the stock. Eventually, when supporters lose the jitters, they'll come back into TWTR and lift it past $40 easily before Q3. That's when shit gets real. Right now, the outlook is not that bad but it would be better if they can find a good replacement for Dorsey real soon. If I were 30 years younger, I would toss my hat into the ring for the job because it takes a real businessman to make Twitter a successful commercial concern and leave the techies to do what they're good at.
    Jul 30, 2015. 10:56 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Now Is The Time To Buy Twitter [View article]
    Alex...I'm too old to benefit from using Twitter but I like making money with TWTR because it's so VOLATILE. I've been trading it in and out from its highs after IPO but I've stayed out of it for some months, since it went below $40. I was waiting for $25 before wading in again. It's resilience to resist going below $30 is one reason why I'm going back in, again shorting it at $40 after results and making a couple of round-trips since then. Now, I'm waiting for $31 to go long.
    Jul 30, 2015. 10:17 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Now Is The Time To Buy Twitter [View article]'s always easier to make money shorting the stock whenever it pops. But then again, you probably won't understand or appreciate what I'm saying because you're not a trader. With all due respect to every investor out there, it's investors who put money into the stock market that enables day-traders like me to make money every day. We thrive on volatility, not longevity. Greed is never a concern with us. We're always satisfied with any price movement of 2% to 5% because we trade in volume. For me, I'll be happy to make $500 with every trade.
    Jul 30, 2015. 10:08 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Now Is The Time To Buy Twitter [View article]
    anush100....the strategy is to start small now and build up if and when it does go down, so that we don't miss out on the rebound, or we can pick up more should it be pushed down by some big player and profit from the consolidation that must follow with broad support.
    Jul 30, 2015. 10:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook beats by $0.03, beats on revenue [View news story]
    Looks like FB is indeed enjoying substantial support after all. It failed to roll over when it was dumped after results, so I would expect it to appreciate tomorrow and I'm eagerly waiting to short it above $100. Place your bets, people.
    Jul 29, 2015. 04:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Now Is The Time To Buy Twitter [View article] and the others who think that FB will flop, then you should short it whenever you get the chance, viz. whenever it pops.
    Jul 29, 2015. 04:37 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • FSLR, CSIQ rally following SunPower's earnings [View news story]
    Of course, FSLR will follow SPWR because they're joined at the hips. Besides, FSLR results on Aug 4 are expected to be a huge beat. If it turns out to be a whimper, then it will take a huge hit but I'm very optimistic that we'll have much to celebrate after results.
    Jul 29, 2015. 04:31 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment