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Chris Roberts New York City, United States Chris Roberts is a fee only financial advisor in the upper east side of Manhattan.
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  • Covanta Should Be A Big Beneficiary Of Obama's Energy Policy

    Covanta burns waste and generates electricity - it cuts down on landfills and doesn't import oil to make electricity. With the Obama administration stopping the wind farm in Oregon and putting up tariffs on Chinese made solar panels, Covanta becomes a better green play now that there's fewer other choices.

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, but may initiate a long position in CVA over the next 72 hours.

    Oct 02 7:59 AM | Link | Comment!
  • KLA Tencor Set To Declassify Board

    Good to see a firm choosing to improve the corporate governance (without regulators or big shareholders making a stink).

    The proof that improving the governance also improves the results for shareholders is definitely out there, even if it is under recognized by the market.

    In any case, kudos to the Board of Directors at KLA Tencor for their expected decision to do the right thing for the company and their shareholders - other firms could learn a lot from these good people.


    Robert P. Akins
    Chairman and CEO
    Cymer, Inc.
     
    Robert T. Bond
    Retired Chief Operating Officer
    Rational Software Corporation
     
    John T. Dickson
    Former President and CEO
    Agere Systems, Inc.
     
    Kevin J. Kennedy
    President and CEO
    Avaya Inc.
     
    Richard P. (Rick) Wallace
    President and CEO
    KLA-Tencor Corporation
     
    Emiko Higashi
    Founder
    Tomon Partners, LLC
     
     
    Edward W. Barnholt
    (Chairman of the Board)
    Retired President and CEO
    Agilent Technologies, Inc.
     
    Robert M. Calderoni
    Chairman and CEO
    Ariba, Inc.
     
    Stephen P. Kaufman
    Retired Chairman and CEO
    Arrow Electronics, Inc.
     
    Kiran M. Patel
    Executive Vice President and General Manager,
    Small Business Group

    Intuit Inc.
     
    David C. Wang
    Retired President, Boeing-China and
    Vice President of International Relations

    The Boeing Company
     
     

    Sep 29 7:34 AM | Link | Comment!
  • PSEC CFO Bought 23500 Shares Earlier This Month

    This security only trades about 2 million shares a day - he bought 1% of the stocks daily volume. His trades might have moved the market that day.

    And as an insider to the firm, he already is very exposed to the stock price - he has to have a really strong belief in order to raise his exposure like that.

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, but may initiate a long position in PSEC over the next 72 hours.

    Sep 27 10:28 PM | Link | Comment!
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