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  • Herbalife: Collateral Damage [View article]
    Great article. And another fascinating examination of one of the ugly players in the MLM industry, Herbalife, by Bill Ackmann. Fascinating also to read the comments of the HLF fanatics. Speaking of Propaganda one must only watch one single Extravaganca video on YouTube. Creeps me out to see people with crazy smiles in their faces dancing after having paid steep participation fees for the privilege to peddle overpriced weight management products. I feel sorry for anyone who gets mixed up in an MLM and HLF seems to be one of the worse of its representants.
    Ultimately I have no doubt that HLF will disappear in the realm of meaningless, either due to legal action or due to running out of capacity to recruit. Hard to predict which one comes first but the availability of information as through the internet will make it harder and harder to recruit. I think we will see that coming soon and I doubt it will be pretty for the MLM imdustry.
    Jul 26 10:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sun Tzu, Insider Selling, Cherry Picking, PR Disaster And Insulting The FTC [View article]
    For those who always mention that the big asset managers are holding HLF and take that as evidence that the professionals think HLF is a good investment. The explanation for that is simple and boring though: HLF is part of many indices just based on their market cap. That alone will have many fund managers buy and hold the stock and not only the passive (=index) funds. That's why the big asset managers all hold a lot of HLF. It doesn't mean Fidelity or Vanguard think HLF is a good investment.
    Jul 19 09:21 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife: Hearsay Evidence Made It Underpriced - It's A Buy Opportunity [View article]
    Thanks to the author for the revealing article. I am fascinated by the fact that he/she believes that HLF would pass being scrutinized against the very sensible 8 questions determining legitimacy. I don't think Formula1 or any other HLF products for that matter would have the slightest chance of passing the test.

    Also, thanks to all the light shone on the immoral nature of MLM as a business model in the commentaries. Very enlightening.
    Jun 1 08:38 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Bill Ackman Doesn't Want You To Know About The FHTM Case [View article]
    299 million non Herbalife distributors in the US for example..
    May 31 07:50 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What Bill Ackman Doesn't Want You To Know About The FHTM Case [View article]
    A.Scam, you are suffering from what psychologists call "in-group-bias". Same holds true for the vast majority of pro HLF commenters here in the forum. I can assure you to the rest of the world HLF does not look so glorious.
    May 25 10:52 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Are Herbalife's Competitors Channeling Homer Simpson? [View article]
    This is unbelievable! Speaking of playing foul. There is nothing about Herbalife feeling legit.
    May 24 11:03 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What Bill Ackman Doesn't Want You To Know About The FHTM Case [View article]
    No. I said it above. People don't send back the stuff because it requires them to admit they made a mistake and in the case of HLF that they "failed", because this is what they were made to believe.
    According to research only a tiny fraction of individuals are capable of doing it.

    MLM by design is a scam. HLF is just a particular devious one as the economics are overwhelmingly unfavorable to the joiners.
    May 24 10:38 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Bill Ackman Doesn't Want You To Know About The FHTM Case [View article]
    Every crappy telemarketer has a buy back policy. People never send the stuff back no matter how terrible the products are because it is work and requires the buyer to admit he/she was stupid. It's a human trait not to do that. Basic psychology. Ask all the people who own time shares.
    May 24 10:29 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What Bill Ackman Doesn't Want You To Know About The FHTM Case [View article]
    Just keep blaming the victims, Mike.
    May 24 10:24 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What Bill Ackman Doesn't Want You To Know About The FHTM Case [View article]
    The vast majority of people don't want to have anything to do with MLM. Most people learn earlier or later in their lives, that it is almost all the time a losing proposition for those who enter. And anybody who was ever in one and seriously gave it a shot doesn't like the creepy cult brain wash like motivational nonsense going on in them. If you've seen one, you have seen them all. HLF is just one particularly ridiculous one with their "we save the world from obesity" claim.

    I convinced that MLM is a failing concept. In the age of internet it will run out of victims too fast.
    May 24 10:21 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Deutsche Bank Takes Advantage Of New Finance [View article]
    I would also caution that the results shown are "adjusted", whatever that means,,,
    May 22 10:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife's Astonishing Response [View article]
    Sacs,
    Ahh, the " I am offended" card. I respect people not ideas. Christianity,Capitalism or MLM are just concepts not worthy to be respected. Show me that you strive for honesty, mercy and compassion and you gain my respect, not by "being a Christian".
    May 9 12:46 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife's Astonishing Response [View article]
    Hey Mike,

    I never removed nor reported any post and happy to meet you in person. As a former service man myself I do not fear conflict (or MLM for that matter). Email me at tripelkonzert@gmail.com and I will meet you in person over a beer should you happen to be in NY. There certainly must be better ways to do good for a US Marine than peddling powder pseudo food and unrealistic business opportunities to the weak and vulnerable.

    Besides, I think the time has come for MLM and we will see it disappear. it's not a viable scheme in today's transparent internet society. like religion there is only one direction left (down) from here. Maybe it will keep feeding you for a few more years but I'd be careful betting the well being of your descendants on it.
    May 9 12:32 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Avoid Deutsche Bank On Poor Earnings And Regional Instability [View article]
    You put a lot of emphasis on Russia in your review. What is your estimate in terms of impact on overall business results from Russian activities with DB? Why would DB have a larger dependency on Russia than any other big Wall Street firm?
    May 5 11:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife's Astonishing Response [View article]
    Herbs4Mike,

    How difficult was it to leave behind the value system of the US Marine Corps and to (apparently) end up as a "MLM guy" with no ethical framework whatsoever? Seems you transitioned well.

    Semper Fidelis!
    May 5 10:44 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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