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  • Today's Buy and Short Ideas: Teradyne, Cott [View article]
    Part of the Yahoooooo! mentality. 50% short. On brains.

    I'm done here. I have the feeling I'm feeding ignorance. On to the next conquest.
    Aug 19, 2010. 08:32 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Alternative Energy: An Alternative Investment Option? [View article]
    Look at all these options. Yet???????? I can say that I have never been a part of such a constructive discussion. Very enlightening. Now if we could only harness these great ideas to the next level.

    There are some conflicts in this discussion. The point is no one here made an argument for oil as future primary fuel source.

    Zorrba, Tradinghouse, coddy. Scary smart minds based on factual data. I like it!
    Aug 19, 2010. 08:26 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Today's Buy and Short Ideas: Teradyne, Cott [View article]
    Ahhhhh. The old Yahoo posting days. Now there is a group of sharp minds! I almost included that in my last post. I could tell by your angry nature that you were a seasoned veteran.

    Hey, What the hell is wrong with being 22? The chicks are hotter. That's for sure!
    Aug 18, 2010. 03:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Today's Buy and Short Ideas: Teradyne, Cott [View article]
    Maybe you should start getting paid for your services Mr. Big Stuff?

    You're missing the point block head. He's out of what he considers a successful trade.

    I have to go now because I have to take a swig off my Boylan's Birch Beer Soda I'm sure you've heard of it Mr.Big Stuff. Made with pure cane sugar. Not that high fructose corn syrup crap that ruins your joints (and your brain).

    As for the losses. David. Give this mem-brain some example links of your misses so he can stop making an idiot of himself please.

    "ps - I bought COT under $1 sold above $8 and am now back in big time at about $5.75. Watch and learn from someone who will forget more than you will ever know about the beverage business". Of course, you are Mr. Big Stuff. Bottling company extraordinaire!

    Since you seem to have a handle on things. Do YOU have any market predictions besides COT? Perhaps YOU need to write an article in advance stating your claim? . Perhaps Phil has a spot for such wisdom at his office? I can see it now. Dig the Oracle... Bottling investment guru. I'm sure Phil has the cubical waiting.

    Alright dig. I've amused you long enough and will not continue to do so in the future. Sometimes I don't know why I bother. Call it the thrill of the sport I guess.
    Aug 18, 2010. 02:31 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Alternative Energy: An Alternative Investment Option? [View article]
    I am not sold on H technology. Why? Water into H could probably be made privately via some whiz bang gizmo sold via the internet. Not profit for the big guys.

    Hell a Volkswagon diesel engine can run on 1/2 diesel and 1/2 french fry oil now. Change the fuel filter regularly and BAM, 50 MPG.I know a guy running a VW Rabbit on 1/2 diesel 1/2 used edm oil.

    That is why I think NG is the logical choice.NG makes money for the crooked, is abundant, can be easily retrofitted in an automotive arena, can easily be mined. the infrastructure is 80 % there now. Honda makes a NG Civic. Has for 3 years now. Only thing missing? Fueling stations. I ask you, what wrong with building a few more of those ever 100 miles or so in populated areas for starters? It spurs job growth, and rids the dependency on fossil fuel.

    Makes sense to me. Makes lobbyists shutter.
    Aug 18, 2010. 11:51 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Today's Buy and Short Ideas: Teradyne, Cott [View article]
    Day trading made me 7.5% on STP, 10% on TER. With the help of my day trading imbecile David. Thanks again stupid.LOL!

    Dig. In this fickle market, day trading and small victories are the way to go. The proof is in David's 2010 $10,000 dollar trading platform. I do not belong or contribute to the Oxen group, but it sure has me thinking. David will attest to that. Since I've been following David (which has only been for the last month) I am 4 for 4. He'll miss at some point, but I like his win / loss ratio.

    Every suggestion is to the point, unbiased, and researched extensively. In the end he sums up the stock and relays and in / out strategy. Ask Lehman, Goldman, Credit Suisse, etc. to do that!
    NOT. In short he gives marginal wanna be trader halfwits (like myself) a chance to educate themselves and profit. So far so good.

    So, I suggest you review Mr. Ristau's track record for 2010. Analyze. Then form an opinion on his short term trading method. You may even find he knows what the hell he is doing.
    Aug 18, 2010. 11:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alternative Energy: An Alternative Investment Option? [View article]
    IMO (with regret) A/E progress with rein supreme though three avenues.

    1. Chinese supremacy. The Chines will force to move in the A/E direction. We must remain on top. We have the brains (with the exception of criminals on the hill. If we don't we'll be buried in the dust.

    2. More oil related disasters. Lord only know there are several oil wells and coal mines held together with band aids.

    3. Lastly, my conviction all along. A/E progress will accelerate when big oil companies adopt, perfect or buy worthwhile technology. The easiest (and probably the cheapest) way for big oil to obtain A/E technology is to buy it. Let the little guy struggle to do the dirty work then swoop in for the kill.Lobbyist and campaign contributors remain happy and rich.

    Excellent comments by all.

    Bast regards,

    Norm
    Aug 18, 2010. 11:21 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Midterm Trade: Suntech Power Holdings Heading Into Earnings [View article]
    Once again David, great call. Not exactly how you drew it up, but easily a 7% gain. Should quell the critics from the peanut gallery for now.

    Look forward to next week's "pick". Thanks again.

    Norm.

    PS Is your e-mail fixed?
    Aug 18, 2010. 09:58 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alternative Energy: An Alternative Investment Option? [View article]
    BP's failed well made $100 million a day! Multiply that x the number of wells BP holds. Multiply all the "big lobbyist" and what do you have? A/E disdain. I thought the BP disaster (which was underplayed)would have awaken people from greedy self interest. While the "spill" may have put a dent in big oil's rein, we still have a long way to go. That said small steps are being taken to relinquish crude consumption ie. wind energy, bio fuel incentives, electric cars, etc.

    My hedge, and most obvious alternative is natural gas. Abundant supply, and the means to extract it. Yet, progress is next to nothing. I'll abandon the idea when Boone gives up the ship. Sure would like to see a few NG filling stations. Good for jobs, good for less dependency on crude.

    No mention of GEX in the article?

    Excellent comments by all.

    Good Day.

    Norm
    Aug 18, 2010. 09:46 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Midterm Trade: Suntech Power Holdings Heading Into Earnings [View article]
    Interesting. I'll have to dig a little deeper on TSL. STP earnings not stellar.David was right. Bad news must have been baked in last week. Guidance saved the stock price's butt today. At least in BMO. Re-adjustment of Shunda and Shanghai must also be perceived as a step in the right direction. So far so good.

    Thanks.
    Aug 18, 2010. 09:30 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Today's Buy and Short Ideas: Teradyne, Cott [View article]
    Oh boy. Here we go again.
    Aug 17, 2010. 03:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Midterm Trade: Suntech Power Holdings Heading Into Earnings [View article]
    Nothing urgent. Something I prefer to discuss in a private forum.

    Besides that, following your lead on STP @ 8.65 and started to accumulate UNG with fingers crossed.
    Aug 16, 2010. 02:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Midterm Trade: Suntech Power Holdings Heading Into Earnings [View article]
    David,

    I sent you an e-mail and the mailer daemon sent back a "not able to locate address" warning. Has your address changed? Server problems? Let me know.
    Aug 16, 2010. 11:39 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Midterm Trade: Suntech Power Holdings Heading Into Earnings [View article]
    Why don't you inform "disdan" of your two latest trades (TER and KLIC) along with the result.

    It's a short term trade dan. Optimize gain trough T/A and research and set a modest goal. Minimize loss by selecting a stock that is down but not out thereby giving you the best chance for success. This is the market dan.

    Even the experts incur loss. 5% is dog crap in the grand scheme of things. Mr.Ristau is taking a very calculated risk. If the risk doesn't pan out? Take the 5% hit and move on.

    Personally I think STP sets up nicely here. I would advise checking Mr. Ristau's past posts. You'll find he is an extremely talented individual. I really see no need for adding 2 cents worth of ridicule that doesn't add up to a hill of beans.

    It takes time to write these articles. At least appreciate the effort. Especially when the advice is FREE. It's OK to respectfully debate the article. Not OK to be a heckler from the side line.

    Better yet wait for the result to express an opinion. He may be right, which means we probably won't here from likes of you offering praise for the call on STP. If he's wrong? He'll be the first to admit it.
    Aug 15, 2010. 12:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Chips Play of Next Week: Kulicke & Soffa Industries [View article]
    My opinion? Go for it. Your an extremely talented individual. I have no doubt your market abilities will carry you far.
    Aug 5, 2010. 10:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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