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  • NL Industries: Why Hanker After Children When The Parent Comes Cheap? [View article]
    It is my understanding NL owns 87% of CIX and CIX owns 30% of KRO which if correct reduces the numbers you are projecting. I am not sure by any significant amount or not. The pigment division for HUN was down on their recent reporting which will probably impact KRO earnings report Tuesday as well. I have been trying to decide whether to invest in KRO before this earning report and potentially catch the bounce or wait and see how the report turns out. Sometimes playing earnings is like putting your hand in the fire. LOL
    Nov 3, 2012. 09:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • David Einhorn, who giveth new life (General Motors) and taketh away (Green Mountain Coffee Roasters), now has Chipotle (CMG -6.5%) in his sights. His short thesis on the "nosebleed" valuation name focuses on Taco Bell and its updated Cantina Bell menu - despite previous reports tipping off that the effect has been minimal. Naturally, shares of Chipotle are diving off the Einhorn takedown. [View news story]
    Sounds like a description of a wrestling match. LOL
    Oct 2, 2012. 11:29 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • One solution to the corn shortage (and perhaps a more productive use of capital than an investment in Facebook): 3D steaks. Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs has made an investment in Modern Meadow which aims to bypass livestock by combining regenerative medicine with 3D printing to create edible meat. [View news story]
    Say what?
    Aug 24, 2012. 03:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Carbonite (CARB) CEO David Friend admits the decision to withdraw from sponsoring the Rush Limbaugh show after the radio host called a woman a "slut" on the air didn't pay off for shareholders. CARB's Q2 results missed growth targets and its stock price fell 15%. Friend says that while he stands by the decision, the move caused "a bigger hole in our revenue than we thought." [View news story]
    The decision to distant yourselves from that pompous ass was certainly correct, but to blame your companies demise on that decision is wrong.
    Aug 11, 2012. 08:53 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Drought Should Be Over Soon [View article]
    You do not have to seem so happy about it Titan06. I am sure he is well aware that he made the wrong call.
    Jul 30, 2012. 06:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Interesting action in the Chicago pits today, where old crop (Sept) corn soared another $0.18 to a record $8.13, but new crop (Dec, March) fell, the spread between the two shooting higher late in the session. The divergence suggests at least some optimism for a reasonable crop to come in, no? CORN -2.3% as the action in the new crop months overwhelmed the record price move.  [View news story]
    Contango? When they rolled their futures over did they have to pay more?
    Jul 19, 2012. 04:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Drought Should Be Over Soon [View article]
    Paulo whats driving wheat is that the expected short fall of corn requires these guys to use wheat in its place thus the need to get their future needs booked. This is my view of what is happening in the wheat commodities market.
    Jul 16, 2012. 06:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Drought Should Be Over Soon [View article]
    Not in the corn belt in general.
    Jul 16, 2012. 01:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Drought Should Be Over Soon [View article]
    Mix a little rain with extremely hot temperatures should pretty well finish off non irrigated corn. When I say finish off I do not mean in a good way.
    Jul 13, 2012. 06:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Buy Bank Of America At A Discount And Generate Income Using Options [View article]
    I own 10000 shares of BAC with average cost of 9.61. How would I proceed to profit from this sad ass situation? Utilize Puts @ the 10 dollar strike price to generate some income?
    Jul 6, 2012. 04:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Select Atlanta-area Starbucks (SBUX -1.4%) locations join stores in Chicago and the Pacific Northwest in offering beer and wine to customers. By all appearances, the Starbucks alcohol initiative seems to be advancing beyond "pilot program" status to a broader plan to boost profits. [View news story]
    Is it going to be a high priced beer joint? LOL
    Jul 6, 2012. 10:44 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 4 Companies Poised To Control The New Mobile App Economy [View article]
    I am long VELT and their based in Ireland and market their products world wide. Pull them up on Yahoo Finance you will find they are a leader in this field and should be a good invest at this price 6.67 up 6.72% today there is room to run.
    Jul 3, 2012. 06:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Carl Icahn to Goldman Sachs: drop dead. He says he isn't paying the $18.5M Goldman claims is owed by CVR Energy (CVI +1.8%) for work done earlier this year: “These guys were hired to keep me from buying the company at $30 and they failed. But they are now demanding $18M for having done nothing."  [View news story]
    Give Hell Carl.
    Jun 22, 2012. 03:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Coal Panic Has Arrived, It's Time To Buy [View article]
    Will UNG keep rising till nat gas futures hit 3.50 at which point utilities will switch back to coal and the UNG game will be up? Any ideas guys? I am long UNG.
    May 18, 2012. 05:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook Vs. Google: What You Need To Know Post-IPO [View article]
    Go Husky a job well done. Makes me wish I was getting a Finance degree today instead of 1972 when I did get a degree in Finance from Mississippi State University. Spent a lot of time doing cash flow analysis when the DJIA was around 600. LOL
    May 17, 2012. 08:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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