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  • Linn Energy Death Watch Count Down [View article]
    Mark A

    Can't believe you would compare LINE to the likes of XOM and CVX. The latter two will be around forever; LINE may not last the year.
    Aug 1, 2015. 01:16 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy Death Watch Count Down [View article]
    Tim,

    In light of recent events, looks like your headline was more prescient than "inflammatory".

    Think the believers will blame the "shorts", Barron's, you (or all of the above) for the dividend suspension?

    Seems like their ire should instead be directed towards LINE management.
    Jul 31, 2015. 03:49 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy: Say Goodbye To The Distribution [View article]
    Well, Caveat Emptor.

    From about 2012 on, it didn't take an investment genius or a CPA to read between the lines, look at the business model and the balance sheet to figure out which way this turkey was heading.

    I felt stupid after selling back then and losing a few hundred bucks (especially after a couple of LINE's dead cat bounces), but I feel lucky now that I got out then and didn't succumb to wishful thinking.
    Jul 31, 2015. 03:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy: Say Goodbye To The Distribution [View article]
    gawilly,

    Well, investors are ultimately responsible for their decisions, no matter which way they turn out.

    From about 2012 on, didn't take a investment genius or a CPA to read between the lines and look at the balance sheet to figure out which way this turkey was heading. I felt bad losing a few hundred bucks after I sold (particularly after a couple of their dead cat bounces), but feel pretty lucky today.

    Caveat Emptor.
    Jul 31, 2015. 03:19 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Linn Energy: After 26.3% Drop Following Distribution Suspension, Investors Should Remain Cautious [View article]
    "After 26.3% Drop Following Distribution Suspension, Investors Should Remain Cautious."

    REALLY?! NO KIDDING?! What a profound conclusion. Many, including me, who were consistently negative on LINE were accused by the true believers of being 'shorts', Barron's operatives or worse.

    If there are any remaining 'investors', well, they're whistling past the graveyard. This company, with it's unsustainable business model of eschewing profits on operations in favor of hedging for cash flow and piling up debt, was bound to fail sooner or later at the first economic blip or sector (oil) downturn.

    LINE/LNCO are on their way to bankruptcy. Sell, lick the wounds, learn, take the tax loss and move on.
    Jul 31, 2015. 02:59 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hefty Earnings Beat For Noble Corporation [View article]
    The stock still tanked along with the rest of the sector. Down 3.69% today.
    Jul 30, 2015. 10:26 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Judge rules Greenpeace in contempt for protest against Shell icebreaker [View news story]
    Where are the cops?

    Oh, forgot, Portland is one of those Left Coast sanctuary cities. They only arrest pro-lifers and conservatives.
    Jul 30, 2015. 10:22 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ensco Beats, Stock Drops [View article]
    So I guess the stock got hammered today because NE and ATW weren't down as much? The two were also down, but not as badly as ESV (down 7.61%). Yikes.
    Jul 30, 2015. 10:19 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Activists block Shell's Arctic vessel from leaving Portland [View news story]
    Yup, most kayaks these days are plastic. Doubt if many of these limousine liberals are making them of birch bark.
    Jul 29, 2015. 08:42 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Activists block Shell's Arctic vessel from leaving Portland [View news story]
    Hard,

    Not in the Peoples Republic of Oregon!
    Jul 29, 2015. 08:41 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bounce for STAG Industrial as SA's Brad Thomas is a buyer [View news story]
    Brad is now a market mover, with his Forbes articles and premium service and all around eREIT guru status. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy, frankly.
    Jul 29, 2015. 08:34 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Schwab - New Preferred Is Attractive [View article]
    just.....

    Yeah, me too. Too bad, it looked good otherwise
    Jul 29, 2015. 08:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Southern Co. adds another $9M to Kemper County power plant cost [View news story]
    Do you mean completed or abandoned? In retrospect, a 'clean coal' plant maybe wasn't such a good idea, given the fact that D.C. has done their best to kill the coal industry. But, hindsight is always 20/20
    Jul 28, 2015. 10:39 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • I Don't Believe Kinder Morgan Will Trade With A 9% Yield [View article]
    There aren't enough KMI articles lately. Please, authors, more!
    Jul 28, 2015. 02:58 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Caterpillar: No, The Bottom Isn't Near [View article]
    Filter out the noise ignore those "wiser" investors. Chances are they don't know any more than you and after all, are just voicing opinions.

    If you want to listen to others, tune into people like Buffett and Munger. Buffett talks about buying wonderful companies at fair prices rather than the other way around and being greedy when others are fearful and vice versa.

    I think that CAT is approaching that fair price, where it hasn't been for over five years. I missed it back then, won't this time. The 4+% dividend (which they raise with regularity) is icing on the cake.
    Jul 27, 2015. 10:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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