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  • LeapFrog: A Balance Sheet Analysis Shows Strong Downside Protection [View article]
    I'm a stockholder (long), not enough clued-in to balance sheet analyses, nevertheless, here is an obvious fantasy:

    LF inventory is bought by the Gates Foundation. Because Bill and Melinda furnish LF software to the needy world.

    If that would ("overly") negatively hurt LF's value, then never mind.
    Apr 22, 2015. 03:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Long And Winding Road Ahead For LeapFrog [View article]
    LF is surely gonna sale to the highest bidder. Or is it so tied-up that it would be
    useless for the usual bargain hunting parties to fool around with?

    When "MicroGates" bought the hurting Finnish telephone, it was a demonstration
    that at some price that LF gets bought-out too.

    Of course I wish for an amazing Apple/Google to be interested: I cannot imagine
    its market worth then.

    Hey, as I putter-around herein, perhaps an Icahn wannabe is foreseeing
    how a stodgy Motorola could adapt.

    If s(he) were creative with the necessary guts, there would be "free software."

    There is so much money out here that it's a cheap candy-store treat (at near its 52 week low).

    It isn't oil and gas so never mind.
    Apr 17, 2015. 03:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • BioPharma Catalyst Trade Pick Of The Week: Biodel [View article]

    Idea for discussion: Form a closed end or ETF or hedge fund of "Biodels."

    What funds today seem to be heavy or weighted with these $2 semi lottery plays?

    There are dozens of low priced speculations out there seemingly, working their brains vigorously and beseeching fickle Lady Chance for luck.

    The researcher/picker must somehow be sharp in separating the "fake" from the "real." Perhaps s(he)'s been working in bio-technology or at the least understands "nuances," and please define the n word for yourself while
    I am thinking particularly in the context of legalistic patent and bio-tech jargon.

    THE Advantage of a public ETF or closed end fund: Followers of the fund would keep the price from falling or when a big player withdraws.

    THE Disadvantage: followers figuratively & literally sell the fund short, as I assume brokerages in the off-shore islands are specializing to keep other rogues honest.

    There is an article in the current or recent FORBES about a now billionaire player, which prompts this idea. He made a wrong choice to bet on, while his associate came up with a success.

    The "BIO-LOTTERY FUND" would literally be what the tall guy with the (van dyke?) chin whiskers whom comments often about options on CNBC luvs low-priced shares as "lottery tickets."
    Apr 27, 2014. 11:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 2 Deep Value Stocks With Excellent Fundamentals [View article]
    I had just found NTE through NASDAQ. NASDAQ has 5 or 6 theoretical guru evaluations, among several interesting points/factoids, and thus ye brains oughta at least be aware of the NASDAQ company's site. What impressed me about NTE is it's too good to be true "so to cliche." Reading these comments explains the phenomena that is immensely attractive. That doesn't mean I shall absolutely avoid gambling if not losing in NTE. Because, such as their "cash" position being "$15" per is dang sure remarkable if it's the reality of course!
    Mar 23, 2014. 01:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 2 Bitcoin Stocks To Watch Closely [View article]
    I am thinking of bitcoin venturing/playing/gamb... as the "value" of the bitcoin has allegedly "halved" this weekend --Valentine's Day, Feb 14, 2014. Buy low, and try to catch that falling knife? There is an interesting BTX phenomenon article I just now read at Street Authority, which I neither interpret as a pumper nor dumper. Each decides for him/her self of course. Thus perhaps I'll buy some of the associated stocks and/or coin, though not go too apes..t. Precious metals can fall more, and so can the bitcoin money, and when something halves in value it hurts, unless playing a "spread," short-selling and whatever. The internet is driving "Edison money" scoop/poop, if you accept my definition of "scoop" aka my
    made-up definition, which is oops/ambiguous. So, I'll hereby explicitly define it as the opposite of "poop" for clarification. And isn't this silly slang really about making the bitcoin decision: yeah.
    Feb 16, 2014. 02:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 10 Reasons To Go Long Canadian Oil Sands Now [View article]
    The comment that the company has minimal expenses with the Alberta site is interesting. COS is approximately $18 per share.

    Gaz Prom of Russia is today only approximately $8 a share !

    I would like to know name (stock price?) of some other (former) government-owned/sold-off oil companies.

    Mexico's plan comes to mind. Reposol (Argentina &/or Spain?), which is not new.

    I have read favorable publicity about Gazprom assets, while the stock market isn't bullish.

    Frankly, bad publicity about the Tar Sands, is indeed a turnoff.

    And btw, is there a stock market (worth looking into) in Venezuela?
    Jan 10, 2014. 05:42 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • China Pharma Holdings' CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript [View article]
    This stock fell soon afterwards, but in the subsequent (two?) market session(s) it seems to have recovered. Apparently as I write this on the following Tuesday around 3 o'clock p.m. eastern standard time, the stock is "not seemingly being traded," because my order to sell at the bid price is un-filled. I have never experienced knowingly this situation, though seemingly to me something snafued whether
    bullish or bearish is currently happening. Perhaps I should cancel
    my order.
    Nov 19, 2013. 03:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3D Systems Has Promise But Valuations Are Too High For Current Issues/Catalysts [View article]
    Are 3d machines assembled in the orient, as most
    electronics are? Eventually--if not yet--patents expire and
    the China's and seemingly Korea will also have their own brands.
    Since some hype is that the west won't need those Fox-con type of massive assemblers as much, please discuss China's obvious dilemma, when supposedly the USA's companies would not need offshore economics.It's hard for me to imagine, plus allegedly we are not advancing our middle classes to the extents we had previously, but could union and non-union wages ever compete with China in bringing back our mills and factories culture,
    which we now realize were essential to the American dream of class mobility.
    Oct 14, 2013. 07:31 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Voltari: A Hidden Story Stock At Venture Capital Valuations [View article]
    Carl Icahn's diverse holdings include VLTC . Apparently
    Motor City couldn't be merged with Motorola, while
    I perceive every angle was considered, and whatever happens
    with their ad strategy, he wouldn't give-up making it attractive for
    a deal. Unless it's merely a write off, so never mind.
    Aug 15, 2013. 05:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investing In A 'Patent Troll' That Analysts Believe Will Double [View article]
    Wanted: alleged list of public companies, alleged such as ACTG, that
    are considered as alleged ''patent trolls." Litigation happens.
    Feb 16, 2013. 12:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • TARP Ends but Taxpayers Hold Investments in Plenty of Turkeys [View article]
    it is today, 24 of july 2012, at least my 'seacoast' and 'royal bancshares of penn' are alive, and i certainly hope my speculating in some banks has not been totally stupid suckerism

    however, my waccamaw--wilmington carolina coast--was not apparently allowed by fdic, despite appeals, to utilize preferrered stock to prop it's remaining bank up, and so has gone to that place that kills common shares

    a new expose book BAILOUT, was touted by the author on
    MORNING JOE today

    the very gutsy BI-PARTISAN author was a special appointee involved firsthand, and he says in effect that notorious wall street broker-banking biggies acted in bad faith, and are doing much of what they did to cause our/their crisis

    he didn't explicitly invoke VOLCKER--break 'em up--though
    he apparently is so advocating

    my comment: don't hold breath for obviously
    needed basic reform, honorableness ain't gonna happen

    he says in comparison, mainstreet banks/banking customers fare poorly and perpetuates recession

    everybody is duly angry, while we seem to me to be discombobulatng

    well, what will a president romney do ?

    of course with a gop house, gop senate, gop presidency, and gop supreme court, reforming income taxes and banking and bye bye paul ryan reformed
    entitlements and to that soon un-enacted health reform modeled ironically on
    romney's massachusetts

    so don't worry so much about dysfunctional banking

    worry about everything
    Jul 24, 2012. 11:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Undervalued Fabless Semiconductor Stocks Most Favored By The Largest Number Of Guru Funds [View article]
    I bought some SCON today, because it's hopefully in
    a down cycle at about seventy cents per share.

    I have previously owned it when it was over three dollars couple
    years ago.

    So, it shall be back, and sthe horts f selves
    May 4, 2012. 02:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What To Do With The Natural Gas Glut [View article]
    There were recent earthquakes reported at Youngstown, Ohio, within the past few months.

    An hypothesis is that nearby fracting is the scary cause/precipitator.

    It is predictable that the amazing supply of natural gas
    eventually is lessened (sooner or later), given purported
    environmental harm.

    I am long USG, so I'm interested in the above. USG
    an ETF, master limited partnership, at $5 and change is at an all-time low.

    That acknowledged: let me shockingly endorse an opposite perspective.

    For the financial/economic sake of my USA, I hope it's not gonnabe outlawed.

    I want the U.S. to kick oil & dirty coal addictions, and our vehicles and utilities to be converted to natural gas, solar, wind, blah, blah, and blah, asap.

    My reality is contradictory and paradoxical.

    While Greenland is melting which is amazing if true.
    Jan 19, 2012. 10:39 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It's The Euro, Stupid [View article]
    Would China "bailout" the European Union, and
    become the most ... respected nation amongst nations,
    and make money simultaneously----> see Warren Buffet?

    Does anybody think the Chinese will raise the value of their currrency?

    If so, is there a way to (perhaps buy a "LEAP" and) thus make a "longterm" bet on the increase of the value of their undervalued ("by forty percent?") yuan?
    Sep 14, 2011. 02:15 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Saudi Stock Market Offers Glimmer of Hope [View article]
    The Saudi stock market would be torn between the $3 rise in oil
    and the rebellions spreading: duh.

    The Muslim Brotherhood inevitably wins, and I suppose most all can realistically foresee crazed fundamentalist hell on earth happening.

    The Muslim emigrants to the west (not necessarily their naive children) realize the tragedy happening or to be in their native lands, and that's exactly why they are expatriates.

    The Muslim extreme is the default winner, whether sooner or later.

    Bin Laden's followers are serving to destabilize & conquer, and I perceive the falls of Pakistan, Tunisia and Egypt are firsts of several.

    There is Iraki style mass murdering upon mass murdering to overcome resistance of rational civilization.

    This twitter internet is a well-meaning stooge of the religious fanatics.

    The bulk of the street rebels is not religiously motivated.

    That power vaccuum is at first filled by the benignly intentioned after the despotic regimes are over-thrown, but inevitably weakens, and the Muslim Brotherhood(s) fills the void by default.

    It ultimately gets worse for almost all in the Middle East because
    "bourgeoise political-economics justice" is not the what the religious extremists are truly seekong.

    They do not want Scandanavism, they seek Talibanism.

    Iran is a wretched model for the dark age future.

    This is harsh reality, and I suspect the readers generally
    agree, and if you disagree, then please explain
    why it's not to be the ultimate fate.
    Jan 30, 2011. 12:49 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment