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  • Advanced Micro Devices: A Perpetual Short [View article]
    A negative article put out by a shorter- how unique
    Apr 28 09:34 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sina Is Overbought vs. Competitors [View article]
    So you proudly claim you're a Shorter, believe in making money not by making growth investments but by screwing other investors, and put out a negative article. Guarantee that's what you gambled on by submitting this article.
    SINA had put out a PR in China Business News this morning that it was looking for other means for revenue, which caused the stock to climb in pre-market. Volume is more than double today while investors take profits, and the price fell about 0.7%, (yet you "feel" that you couldn't make an impact).
    Many chinese companies look to other means to generate revenue, take NTES for example who recently invested 300 million yuan in breeding pigs. The REAL experts have given SINA a BUY up to $150 a share. I'm LONG and banking that it will go beyond $175 before Q3, due to diversifying investments.
    Apr 20 02:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • American Power Corp (AMPW.OB): Smoke and Mirrors [View instapost]
    BEWARE of ANY company that there are glossy mail advertisements on- or have paid some pennystock site, they claim to be from 3rd parties, because it is ILLEGAL for the companies to send this stuff out. Third parties means PUMP & DUMP.

    If the SEC notices the postings and mailers, AMPW probably will be suspended and you lose everything
    Apr 15 08:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • First Quarter's 7 Best ETF Performers (and 5 of the Worst) [View article]
    I absolutely don't agree with your BHH bashing. As you stated in your article, it was up just under 40%, until you posted this. I (was and still am) enjoying being able to buy heavily in ARIBA which has jumped from around $12 to $35 per share by buying and holding BHH when it ran less than $0.76.
    Apr 9 12:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • March Nonfarm Payrolls: +216K vs. consensus of +195K, +192K in Feb. Unemployment 8.8% vs 8.9% expected. Avg. hourly earnings flat at $22.87.  [View news story]
    Just another case of fuzzy math. Probably all those protestors hired for demonstrating in Wisconsin-remember ACORN?
    Apr 2 10:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gulf Resources: Exploring Recent News [View article]
    My Bad- now that I have you all confused on Bromine uses, besides being long on GFRE (and also took advantage of the low price), I've invested in APAFF, for one of the few Vanadium miners out there (steel)
    Apr 1 01:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gulf Resources: Exploring Recent News [View article]
    ahyap- it sounds like you were burned in Chinese stocks and are bitter. There are lots of great Chinese stocks. The whole reason GFRE is sitting low is because of the "guilt by assoc" in relatively unknown Chinese stocks. One cannot argue with the fact that GFRE is one of the world's few bromine miners, and China has the largest known deposit of this and many other rare earth metals, of which China has been becoming more and more stingy on exports. Actually, it is a brilliant move on their part. Unless proven substances can be substituted for many of China's rare earth metals that are used in electronics (or strengthening steel), they will eventually not only control the price, but eventually will be the only source of the end product, period. Why sell bromine to other countries when you can be the only country that can produce bromine infused steel?
    Apr 1 01:16 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Gulf Resources: Exploring Recent News [View article]
    not sure what bigbarry is saying- R-D stated that she believes GFRE is the least likely to be a fraud out-of-all the chinese reverse mergers. What part of that is you've never heard that one before?
    Apr 1 01:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Gulf Resources: Exploring Recent News [View article]
    I agree with R-D, bromine only. Not hard to check- wasn't it only 3 or 4 companies worldwide that mined it? Besides, China is the one snapping up iron ore as fast as the world can dig it up, bromine is an additive. Just the ribar and bridge needs by themselves for the rapidly expanding Chinese interstate system, which is believed to end up larger than the U.S. interstate system within 6 years. (not saying bromine is used in this case).
    Apr 1 01:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Top Dividend Stocks for the Ultimate Retirement Portfolio [View article]
    Thanks for the list, I hold a number of them, and some great growth potential ones outside the US such as CEL, even with their 20% tax on the dividend, they are still higher paying than vast majority of local. Some of the YTD returns I anticpate will turn around, so as WWE since they have renewed contracts (today) and have recently began broadcasting in South America to make up for their losses due to extreme sports competetion.
    Mar 22 03:03 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Silver Is Too Rich vs. Gold [View article]
    Mr. Shaw's advisory firm does own silver, selling some at a profit, could it be he is part of the "short" conspiracy putting out a negative article to manipulate the price? I'm glad to see next to none of the commentors agree with him.
    Mar 20 10:35 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Silver Is Too Rich vs. Gold [View article]
    It all boils down these days to supply and demand. Ratio has NOTHING to do with it since around 1980 with how silver is used today- the Romans only made coins and jewelry. People who can't afford gold look to silver and the Chinese are hoarding and stockpiling it faster than the miner's can produce it. I also disagree with the people who dismiss copper's future, just ask anyone whose house has been burglarized and stripped of it's copper piping and ground wires.
    Mar 20 10:24 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 7 Low 'Modified-PEG' Stocks Not on Investor Radars [View article]
    Any new thoughts on NIV? I'm not sure why a company with an expected growth of over 40% this year is not owned by yourself. A number of mutual funds and institutions own several million shares.
    Mar 18 10:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 High Yield Shipping Stocks [View article]
    TDW has the highest yield (2.2%) in the Oil & Energy transport and service and was unscathed in the Gulf oil spill unlike Secor Holdings, all indicators are bullish and the stock is 97% institution owned. A different option to go on shipping is the container leasing business. I've always kept my eye on TGH (Textainer) and was about to buy when I spyed the IPO on Seacube Container (BOX) at 1/2 the price, but twice the dividend at 6.7%, whose profits (and stock price) are soaring off the charts. There was some mild profit taking 17 Mar, but I expect the price per share to double in the near future.
    Mar 18 09:00 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 10 LED Stocks and a Wildcard [View article]
    Too many skittish investors since Egypt started protests. I don't look at shorts at all these days, I've taken a few quick profits myself to protect my overall worth since Japan's disaster. In the meantime, RBCN gained another 1.5% today.
    Mar 17 12:20 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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