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A solution for payment of the wall

I have had it up to here with all this discussion about ’the wall’ . Here is my proposal: Why not have an assessment to pay for the wall. There are 15 million taxpayers that earn over $100,000 per year. An assessment of $400 each for taxpayers in this category times 15 million equals 6 […]

Motley Fool Biotech

Not many clues; which company is this? The best biotech investors consistently reap gigantic profits by recognizing true potential earlier and more accurately than anyone else. Let me cut right to the chase. There is a product in development that will revolutionize not just how we treat a common chronic illness, but potentially the entire […]

What Stocks Leon Cooperman Just Bought

Today I watched a CNBC video with famous investor Leon Cooperman as a guest. He was asked ’what is he buying?’. Two of the new names he mentioned were ”Monetize” a mobile wallet company, and ”Technique” an LNG construction company. They didn’t give the stock symbols, so I had to do some gumshoeing to figure […]

Selling GOOG and buying VXX

A writer on Seeking Alpha (name not given) was going to take his profits on GOOG and buy VXX in this article, dated March 7,2013. http://seekingalpha.com/article/1257061-i-took-profits-on-google-should-you?source=yahoo Since I own GOOG, I was curious about VXX. This is the S & P 500 VIX short-term futures ETN (exchange traded note) issued by Barclays iPath on January […]

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On Motley Fool's "Small company with a $147 billion opportunity" De-teased
There was an interesting show on ABC 20/20 Friday 3/16/2019 about Elizabeth Holmes and her company, Theranos. She supposedly had invented a device that could perform almost 100 blood tests with a sample from just a single fingerprick. She was able to escap[...]
On Short Bits for a Short Month
Tom M re: flu shots. Flu vaccine may contain Thimerosal which is a mercury-based preservative. Most pharmacies that give the shots use the vaccine that has the preservative. During the flu shot season (Oct & Nov), you may be able to find the preservative-f[...]
On Microblog: What are the stocks to watch for the 5G revolution in your opinion Travis?
Travis is one step ahead of you with this https://www.stockgumshoe.com/2018/10/friday-file-5g-time/[...]
On Will Trump Publicly Back "USACoin" to Become New No. 1 Crypto?
Another blockchain cryptocurrency to think about; KaratGold (KBC) supposedly backed by gold. https://medium.com/@karatgold/competition-in-the-cryptocurrency-market-why-a-good-number-of-cryptocurrencies-will-vanish-in-the-7de03692619b[...]
On Alex Green's "No. 1 Stock in 2019" -- $3 "Single Stock Retirement Plan" trading under a "Secret Name"
I suggest that you take a look at the RealMoney Portfolio. All the stocks that Travis has invested in are listed there but there are no guarantees of compounding. Also follow the Friday File for changes to this portfolio. Make sure you are signed in, a[...]
On Microblog: The Coming Global Currency Realignment...Gold Standard in the near future ?
Hi HN; Is that something that can be established with presidential powers alone or does it have to pass thru 'roadblock' Pelosi or 'mumbles' McConnell?[...]
On Microblog: Travis’ Real Money Portfolio
That would be private information. But Travis does give the percentage of market value for each stock in the portfolio versus the total portfolio value and that should be all you need to know. He also lists the cost basis percentage of the portfolio. For e[...]
On Thinkolating on the "Breakthrough 'Quantum Glass' Battery"
Hi Dr, Klaus; What do you think of this company, Ionic Materials? https://ionicmaterials.com/[...]
On Thinkolating on the "Breakthrough 'Quantum Glass' Battery"
steve take a look at Ionic Materials (private company) website and the demos that show their battery being cut and still working. https://ionicmaterials.com/[...]
On Thinkolating on the "Breakthrough 'Quantum Glass' Battery"
The race is on; who will be the winner,,John Goodenough with his glass electrolyte or the plastic electrolyte from Ionic Materials?[...]
On Thinkolating on the "Breakthrough 'Quantum Glass' Battery"
Bill Joy founder of Sun Microsystems is on the board of directors. From the battery thread; https://www.stockgumshoe.com/2016/07/microblog-storage-of-electricity-batteries-big-image/#comment-4983739[...]
On Friday File: Blanco's "Alzheimer's Disease is Completely Treatable" pitch for the "Revolutionary 'TREM-2 Repair' Protocol"
No, ANANDA, re $PGNX it was Ernie Tremblay of Biotech Insider Alert. It was discussed by Travis here; https://www.stockgumshoe.com/2018/09/friday-file-pt-1-whats-ernie-tremblays-7-prostate-cancer-fighter/ I bought some $11.00 calls expiring Feb 15, 2019 fo[...]
On Predictive Financial Services
Sorry Julie, I looked back at your previous comments and you answered those questions. Now, I have a new question. I have never done spreads but how do make sure those trades are paired if you are putting in limit orders?[...]
On Predictive Financial Services
Hi Julie, Wow 250%! Can you give us a sample of some of your current option spreads (you can omit the number of contracts). Do you do some of those other option techniques like 'bull call spreads' 'calendar spreads' 'butterflies' 'condors'? Are you a full[...]
On Friday File: Stop Losses Everywhere, But so Much I ALMOST Want to Buy
Wow, Travis fantastic writing. So easy to read and with great logical structure.[...]
On Friday File: A Little More Arbitrage, Plus Berkshire, Shopify, Starbucks and other Updates
Hi JackInTheBox I can volunteer to save Travis some time. The first requirement is that you need a margin account. One of the choices whenever you place an order is 'sell short' , so just like any sell order, you specify the stock, the amount of shares[...]
On Friday File: A Little More Arbitrage, Plus Berkshire, Shopify, Starbucks and other Updates
Thanks charlie1030, you gave me an opportunity to air one of my pet peeves. I have been trying to understand the concept of Bitcoin. I have come to the conclusion that it is a game. Here is my over simplified reasoning: Satoshi Nakamoto and associates d[...]
On Microblog: Scandium, Cobalt, and Water Purification: Clean Teq Holdings,Volume 2, 2018
#CTEQF I sold my CleanTeq shares today at .28 mostly for tax loss reasons. Now, as what usually happens, it's onward and upward from here.[...]
On Energy Advantage teases: "This New Fuel will Kill Big Oil... This amazing breakthrough transforms seemingly worthless pieces of land around the world into energy-producing powerhouses."
Sounds like he has the 'Stinkolator'![...]
On Microblog: Scandium, Cobalt, and Water Purification: Clean Teq Holdings,Volume 2, 2018
renbycage re $ARL.AX Ardea Resources I think you meant 70 million.[...]

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