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  • Why CombiMatrix Shares Will Double By The End Of The Month [View article]
    Keep bashing boys. It's all about timing. Your timing was a bit off. Too bad.

    Breakthrough called it. Up 130% yesterday. That qualifies as a double +. My best trade of the year as a matter of fact.

    Keep whining boys. I'm laughin' thanks to Mr bio.

    As for the BBB author? You never make money with your wand in your hand. Try the "buy" button next time.

    In the end the call in the article was accurate. That's all the matters here.
    Feb 22, 2013. 02:20 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why CombiMatrix Shares Will Double By The End Of The Month [View article]
    FWIW I sold out at $7. You found the needle in the hay stack today!

    Thanks for the spot on article.
    Feb 21, 2013. 02:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why CombiMatrix Shares Will Double By The End Of The Month [View article]
    Nice call "bro". I caught this on Finviz this morning, saw your article and bought it at 4.10. I must say your confidence in the upside potential of this stock sold me. I'm up almost $3k from this morning! Not a bad way to spend a day with a paint brush in hand and a lap top on the ready. Great call. I hate trading biotech, but not today.

    I'm a fan. Fabulous call!
    Feb 21, 2013. 01:59 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Early Thursday: Make Money On Zalicus, Why Not? [View article]
    You know fellas it really comes down to this...

    Trade at your own risk. The fact is that you guys are reading message boards and the S / A forum for information regarding a certain holding.

    That said this guy is doing a little bit of back peddling. Look my man, no need to CYA if you believe in ZLCS. You have to have some stones and stick to your conviction. To hell with what the others think. And who are the others? For the most part people who try to invest without conviction while hanging on the coat tails of others. Much easier to push the blame.

    My simple conviction? I bought ZLCS at 1.00 exactly, sold 75% of my holdings at 1.38 and I'm letting the rest ride as long as the big boys keep pumping money into ZLCS. My feeling at present? Like any stock, buys should be made at smart buy intervals in tandem with an oversold condition in the DJIA SPX, R2000 etc.

    As for ZLCS? Non addictive pain meds are big. Again, as long as the big boys are around? Someone is sniffing out $$$ in ZLCS. I'll risk it and hang on those coat tails any day.

    PS. You can save the cheap "sniffing comments" for the message boards. Much like investing in ZLCS, I'm way ahead of you.

    Norm out.
    Aug 30, 2012. 01:31 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 4 Inflation Hedges for 2011 [View article]
    If this is a "short story" I'd hate to see the novel! Perhaps a Haikou next time? Please Phil! Do not omit the pretty pictures.

    Great work Phil as usual. Without a doubt one of the best at SA.
    Dec 30, 2010. 06:36 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Paul Frank: Cautious on Emerging Markets, Bullish on Commodity Producers [View article]
    PF:Geez Paul, don't go out on a limb or anything like that. Ya think?

    SA: (Un)characteristicly mainstream. Far from the cutting edge material normally provided by SA.

    PF: After reading this article I'd say you're in line for a CNBC spot. Maybe the next Cramer?

    SA: everyone is entitled to a tepid interview now and then.

    PF: Pretty weak Paul. Have the tailor fit you for that new suit. You need to look sharp on CNBC!
    Dec 30, 2010. 06:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Time to Bet on Natural Gas ETFs and Stocks [View article]
    For the life of me I can't understand why the most sensible (and abundant) A/E fuel has been beaten down so horribly. It is by far the cheapest fuel available Next to Hydrogen (that will never happen so we won't talk about it).

    Reasons why NG has been shunned?

    1.Big oil lobbyist and special interest.


    1. Cheap as hell
    2. Cleaner emissions than oil or coal
    3. Huge stockpiles of the stuff ( and it's here in the US)
    4. Technology in place to extract NG with ease
    5. Construction of fuel stations would create jobs? (what a concept!)

    So what's the hold up?

    I have been buying UNG and GAZ , along with CLNE at support levels only to get burned repeatedly. CLNE has treated me well, but I never take more than a 10% hit on UNG and GAZ). They are very frustrating trades. I continue to test the water at support, I take a 10% hit, new lows are the result I know, first rule of trading... The market does not move up on common sense or logic. I do agree with the author. NG has to move higher at some point. Probably when big oil has made the primary shift from oil to gas.

    It just doesn't make sense. We have the means to extract it, we have the technology to utilize it in several venues. Yet we continue to press expensive alternatives such as solar and wind.

    I just don't get it.
    Oct 14, 2010. 12:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Pick of Week: Pharmaceuticals Company Expecting FDA Approval [View article]
    Then update your "blog" targeting future investment strategies. The past is just that. The past. Gotta go. I'm late for class.
    Sep 17, 2010. 01:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pick of Week: Pharmaceuticals Company Expecting FDA Approval [View article]
    Have is in the past tense. Once again meaningless. "Predictions" are in the "future tense". I'm asking you to make a prediction in advance. Hope this is clear enough. I'm still waiting with pencil sharpened. Don't forget. Six month time line. After that pslice84 on the grill for the main coarse if you are wrong. I'm making every effort to be fair. Six months more than enough time for a traders of your self proclaimed stature.

    See you in the funnies.
    Sep 16, 2010. 08:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pick of Week: Pharmaceuticals Company Expecting FDA Approval [View article]
    Of course you would be included in that elite "some".

    As for predictions. Lets hear your next big stock market conquest. which you have been devoid of since the onset of this conversation. Put your so called expertise to work instead of flapping your "bash trap." I'll give you six months. Hint. Stay away from bio tech or you'll really look like an idiot.

    Stock or sector please. I'll wait six months and then lamb baste your can. Again.

    I'm waiting big boy.

    One last question. Why haven't the Alpha people recognized your superior intellect / sixth sense market saavy?

    My guess here is you shorted this position and got left holding your testicles in a wheel barrow.
    Sep 15, 2010. 06:42 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pick of Week: Pharmaceuticals Company Expecting FDA Approval [View article]
    Fresh out of college with a $3 a share profit in his pocket. Now the question should be... What college did you attend David?

    Ahhhh the angry people who vent lost profit via message boards.

    One other question. Why do you read these posts? I know. This is a "bad advice" warning from one who cares. Right?

    Look turd. He made the call in advance and the stock is up 20% today. How about putting your money where you big mouth is and open an investment site of your own? Let me guess. You don't need to open a site because you are wealthy beyond your ( and our) wildest dreams and now you act as an investment watch dog for the benefit of man kind.

    Here's some advice. Do a little less bitching at alpha and buy a boat Mr. Bigstuff. My mistake. You are on your boat on the French Riviera bitching on Alpha. Right?

    Now, where's that college application form? I thinkI had too many on(s) in that last sentence.

    PS No need to respond. I'm not in the mood for spoon feeding ignorance today. The match is over. Your return volley is meaningless. Much like your previous responses.

    Game, set, match. Which reminds me... It's time for your tennis lesson.
    Sep 15, 2010. 10:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Aeropostale: Profitable and Growing [View article]
    Here's a scientific approach. I drive a school bus. Students vary from ages 5-17 years of age. I will say this. Students are either wearing second hand clothes, Wal-Mart clothes or ARO / Hollister clothes. ARO / Hollister are the "coolest" brands worn and the most prevalent at the Junior High / HS levels. Parents these days want their kids to be as popular as they (the parents) aspire to be. ARO's fundamentals may be confirming my observations.

    Something else in ARO's favor? ARO has recently crossed the 20 day SMA with room to move. As pointed out, ARO's fundamentals indicate a well managed company residing in a "technical buy scenario" from a T/A perspective.

    To sum it up? I like ARO's chances. Worth a whirl at these prices IMO.

    Nice article.
    Sep 14, 2010. 01:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Taking a Long Look at Ford [View article]
    "The future of Ford is in the hands of unions. That's not a good place to be. Investor beware".

    Pissed off union workers that think are getting ripped off. Result? A work force that doesn't give a crap about the product.

    Ask some GM employees about their no strike clause at contract time. They traded benefits for a nostrike clause in the last contract. It's going to be the American Axle slaughter all over again. Next September, the contract expires. They cannot strike. It's in the contract. Result? Take $14 an hour or lump it. This is how GM will ultimately move forward. It's going to get ugly next September. Bank on it.

    This combined with GM's Asian following will move GM forward. It's all about cutting costs now folks.

    For all of you that have a Ford and love it? More power to you.
    Aug 22, 2010. 01:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Taking a Long Look at Ford [View article]
    ...and also a company that took advantage of customers with over priced leases and a substandard product. They admitted as much. Now quality has returned? Much like the banking industry, they took the consumer for chumps, and the chumps took the bait. In the words of the immortal George W. Bush. "Fool me once shame on you, Fool me twice ahhhh, errrr,, ummm"....

    I love the stickers that read. "Support America". "Buy American Automobiles". The stickers should read. "Return to the American car market that stiffed you big time so I, the overpaid union employee can hang onto my resort property.

    I helped design those pieces of crap (third party non union)and I'll be damned if I'll buy another. I could not believe what those so called engineers passed of as satisfactory. I'll stick with my Honda. Call me the next time your "made in Mexico" wiring harness fails. Leaving you devoid of tail lights, brake lights, perhaps head lights during you drive.

    I only get stiffed once. Never again.
    Aug 21, 2010. 01:13 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alternative Energy: An Alternative Investment Option? [View article]
    I'll have to think on this one for a while. I respectfully see holes in your theory, but must have facts to back that claim.

    As for general public wants... We've been down that road. 8% opted for the "illusion of prosperity". We suffer.

    Time for the prudent to have a voice IMO. Instead the prudent get stiffed ie taxes, lack of incentives for the responsible. A lot of prudent people here.
    Aug 19, 2010. 10:52 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment