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“The Scientists Who Really Might Find a Cure for Cancer,” plus some thoughts on seismic, hospitals and hedge funds

I’ve got a few thoughts for you on some companies I follow and own, and a little follow-up on last week’s chatter about hedge funds, but first I thought you’d like a quick teaser solution for your Friday File fun… The pitch is for Stephen Petranek’s Breakthrough Technology Alert — there’s been some discussion recently […]

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    Valeant comes to mind, to name one. Ticker was VRX, was changed to BHC (Bausch Health Companies) as part of the rescue o...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That's pretty much in line with the strong move in the portfolio, thanks especially to Chipotle... they didn't really na...

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    Bill Ackman should be in jail with Bernie Madoff...

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    I've followed Stansberry newsletters for years (can't stand their constant stream of teaser spam either) and had some su...

  • JohnM

    $ESPR np, also regrettably. Hugo, may I chime in? Many studies show that people fear a loss more than they seek a gain, ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Mildly off subject, but one has to wonder whether Bill Ackman is at risk for being labeled a real wealth destroyer. We h...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Mildly off subject, but one has to wonder whether Bill Ackman is at risk for being labeled a real wealth destroyer. We h...

  • sogiam

    Bill Ackman, founder of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management L.P., will host a conference call with investors a...

  • sogiam

    $VRX- Bill Ackman to host investor call on Valeant stake at 9 a.m. Eastern 7:22 am ET October 30, 2015 MarketWatch ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    You never have to be in. Selling a losing stock (or fund) is OK if you change your mind about it, or if the company isn...

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    GILD is on a tear, up 3.82%! All this because of rumors of a VRTX acquisition? VRTX up 6.3%. One of many tweets this ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I was just re-reading some of the Pershing Square letters because they released their annual report filing this week -- ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Pershing Square Holdings is a closed-end fund, with hedge fund compensation to Pershing Square (Bill Ackman). It is tra...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    There's often a lot of volume in stocks that are going through bankruptcy, usually day traders trying to scalp a bit her...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I never looked at American during the bankruptcy or immediately after, and I don't remember seeing anyone touting the sh...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    The latest action has been mostly because of Bill Ackman -- he was a big mover of the shares back in 2005 and again in 2...

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    Thanks Doc. Almost invested in HLF, but couldn't find info about exactly why Bill Ackman was so upset with them. News...

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    I can't remember exactly when I started subscribing, because I now subscribe to numerous info sources, some free, some e...

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    Bill Ackman of Pershing Square has been buying this stock like a madman. I think he owns 17% of the firm now. I would ha...

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    I rather get information from a investment manager than an author. Bill Ackman recently bought a huge position in Sea...

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