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  • Gilead to price Sovaldi at $900 in India [View news story]
    Are you suggesting that the drug be priced at per capita income? The inference is there.
    Aug 8 11:39 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • QR Energy: Is It Time To Ring The Register? [View article]
    I have both BBEP and QRE and got into both below $18.00. However, since I did not want more than 10% of my portfolio to be in BBEP I sold off 28% of my BBEP at $22.60 netting a nice 32% capital gain. I will now wait until the dust settles on the transfer to see what I will do.

    I used the proceeds to buy more LRE. A lot of people must have had the same idea. It went from $19.00 to $19.69 just today.
    Jul 24 10:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Total Recall: General Motors' Strength Through The Fiasco [View article]
    Obviously, if you reduce earnings, as a result of the cost of recalls and products not selling, then the PE increases and the valuation decreases.
    Jul 13 06:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Herbalife, Like A Penny Stock, Unprofessionally Bludgeons The Newswire With 5 Totally Unnecessary Press Releases This Morning [View article]
    Herbalife distributes great products. Their products are passed out everyday to hospital patients around the world and within 25 years those hospitals are closed.
    Jul 10 04:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Total Recall: General Motors' Strength Through The Fiasco [View article]
    Two companies remain afloat and stock shares continue to increase and I cannot figure out why share prices are not below $20.00. The companies are General Motors and British Petroleum. Herbalife probably also belongs in the group.
    Jul 9 03:44 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Oracle raises $10B in debt [View news story]
    Oracle to buy Micron? It sometimes happen that major things just go wrong. Like trusting Facebook.
    Jul 1 05:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Ford's Bonds Preferable To Ford's Stock? [View article]
    You are correct I should lighten up. If one is going to judge the future value of an investment in Ford then using the current stock price and yield versus its available bonds. Doing otherwise flies in the face of logic.
    Jun 16 02:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Ford's Bonds Preferable To Ford's Stock? [View article]
    I view this article as absolute garbage. The author uses as his basis for switching from stock to bonds the fact that 10 years ago the stock was trading at about the same price it is trading now. Is this person completely unaware of the fact that in March 2009 Ford common stock could have been purchased for $4.00 a share? That represents a 400% increase in price. In addition Ford now pays annual dividends of $0.50. This is equivalent to 12.5% return per anum on the $4.00 stock purchase.

    Looking back 10 years, while ignoring the market changes from 2007 to 2009, and comparing 10 years to now is the epitome of intellectual irresponsibility when giving financial advice.
    Jun 16 08:50 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Week In Review: Oil Could Spike To $150 If Iraq Falls Into Civil War; Palladium Faces Pressure As Strike Nears [View article]
    Have you lost sight of the fact that the oil production of Iraq has less than 2% of an impact on world production? Why would a 2% reduction in oil cause a 45% increase in price.

    Where is Chicken Little when we need him?
    Jun 13 11:35 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Economy Of Nut Cases And Sheep [View article]
    A part of the insanity is the purchase of a wholly made of cloth currency [Bitcoin] in a world already filled with nothing but fiat currency.
    Jun 13 06:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Cheap Dividend Stocks For The Brave Investor [View article]
    Remember, if it sounds too good to be true . . . .
    Jun 8 01:14 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Siemens CEO wants to hold on to parts of rail business [View news story]
    With the French government taking control of the deal both Siemens and Ge should back away from the deal and initiate competing concerns. Operating whatever they acquire under the guidance of the French government will insure failure.
    May 22 08:54 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • A Short Case For PDL Biopharma: Why The Company Is Worth Less Than $5 A Share [View article]
    What is the estimated amount of revenue to be generated from the $540 million you mentioned? I did not perceive you including it in you valuation.
    Feb 18 09:06 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Aereo vs. broadcasters SCOTUS fight set for April 22 [View news story]
    In writing their opinions the Justices have historically narrowed the focus as much as possible. An expansion of the decision to encompass other issues which is lastly proposed here is both unlikely and improbable.
    Feb 11 03:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • SA author defends Oramed, shares rise [View news story]
    As a Type II diabetic I have refused to take medications with the side effects he says are of no concern. There are medications without that cocktail of side effects. No need to subject yourself to them. Stefano's logic is specious.
    Feb 5 09:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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