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  • Carmanah Technology - Primed And Ready For Takeoff (100-300%) [View article]
    What is the companies business?
    Apr 15, 2015. 10:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Natural Gas Falls Off The Edge Of The Cliff [View article]
    Inventories should be compared to annual consumption to give a proper perspective.
    Apr 13, 2015. 11:50 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Short Case For Freeport McMoRan [View article]
    At the risk of double posting the government has de facto nationalized 51 % of FCX.
    Mar 18, 2015. 01:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Petrobras Halt Brazil's Recovery? [View article]
    Obama sent 2 billion of taxpayer money to help PBR though the details are not clear, did the money go directly to PBR, or the government or to to PBR with government guarantees? In any case like most of this administrations investments, Solyndra for example, it is unlikely we will ever see any return.
    Mar 9, 2015. 02:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An Update On Brazil's Flagging Economy [View article]
    There must be a change??? When was the last time government really cut back without a violent revolution??
    Mar 5, 2015. 10:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Beadell Resources: The Hidden Value Of Tucano Is About To Be Unlocked [View article]
    Brazil is a huge country and in some areas there is record drought and water shortages, plus uncertainty about electric rates from the government. Much of the electricity is from hydropower.
    Feb 19, 2015. 11:28 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Brazil: An Ocean Of Losses - Swimming Naked When The Tide Went Out... [View article]
    Communism defined as government ownership and control is not the situation in Brazil. The have some ownership in major areas, but can exercise corrupting control through regulation and outright corruption. They have their fingers in the area of finance as well. A businessman has the government as controlling partner in nearly all cases. How can they succeed with one bureaucratic hand on the wheel and another picking their pockets.
    Feb 10, 2015. 12:25 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why The Brazilian Real Continues To Decline [View article]
    Growth was based upon exports to China but prices and competition have hurt the hopes for the future. The other great hope was Petrobras oil but falling prices have put high recovery cost oil at a disadvantage. Government corruption has taken its toll as well.
    Jan 13, 2015. 02:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Lesson Learned: I Was The Sucker [View article]
    There are many taxes on gas, federal, state, county, and some times city, but DC is fully funded by the nations taxpayers and need not rely much on local taxes. Lower taxes equals lower prices.
    Nov 2, 2014. 03:43 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Unsustainable State Of The Florida Property Insurance Market, Part III [View article]
    You can thank the guy who is currently running to be governor again, Charlie Crist who got the government involved putting all the people in the state on the hook for coastal property developers and buyers folly.
    Nov 2, 2014. 03:21 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Freeport-McMoRan - Broken Stock Or Broken Company? [View article]
    The union and the government are full partners in extortion of FCX.
    Oct 31, 2014. 07:52 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • GLD: 'I Am As Mad As Hell, And I Am Not Going To Take This Anymore' [View article]
    Precious metals like any other investment should be made looking at fundamentals like supply and demand, cost of production, and historical prices, buy low, sell high. Political risks fall under supply and cost of production usually.
    Oct 27, 2014. 03:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mr. Market Is Offering Corning At A Low, Low Price [View article]
    Apple held the Gt debt and will be first in line at bankruptcy court so it may continue to develop sapphire and dump gorilla glass at that time. They will own all the equipment and intellectual property.
    Oct 22, 2014. 03:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wall Street Breakfast: Kinder Morgan Consolidates Oil-And-Gas Pipeline Empire [View article]
    The Russians say their price control scheme will not cause problems and will work is delusional. No price control scheme in all of history has ever worked for very long.
    Aug 11, 2014. 05:21 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Rip Off A Country, Espirito Santo Style [View article]
    A classic example of how banks colluding with government make the rich richer and the poor poorer.
    Aug 5, 2014. 01:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment