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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    China is manipulating their numbers, certainly, and having a command economy with so many state-owned enterprises means ...

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    I enjoy eating Pomelo or Shaddock, as they are sometimes still called, after the captain who took them to the Caribbean ...

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    Go with (hemp) ! They make rope as well as med derivatives. Legal to own and .02 a share!...

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    I have held CEF for about 10 years and saw it as a much better alternative than GLD that leases out the gold (I have hea...

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    A friend had Klebsiella last summer. We think she got it on a road trip from NY to FL. As she is allergic to penicillin ...

  • JohnM

    mzimmer wrote: "Same with $TTPH. It was supposed to have doubled. Just bombed today." DR KSS on $TTPH: "Don't be a su...

  • arch1

    I agree that we should not over discuss bitcoin/altcoin on this site. That said here is why; it is the ultimate bubble...

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    Helen Thank you. I had not considered those as being counted. I was thinking derivatives were being counted . frank...

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    $CWBR $Antiviral $Mitochondria dysfunction Hi, Belgiumchocolate: A couple of recent (2017) medical papers may he...

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    As a physician for 40 years, with a large pain and palliative caseload, I have to say that I have been increasingly impr...

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    Selling premiums is bit tricky, two thing you really need. They are, really high liquidity in underlying, (more than jus...

  • SoGiAm

    ...toxic & festering pile of horse dung Financial Derivatives are finally seen for their real true value of ZERO..!!...

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    $VBLT long Oh schit. Well, VBLT under a SPA mind you, it's GLOBE study for GBM actually finished enrollment 6 months ea...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Cleveland, it might be time for a new column on biotech investing mistakes and lessons learned. One point about biotech ...

  • arch1

    I suspect that a lot of "Gold Reserves" are nothing but IOU's. About two years ago Germany wanted return of $8 billion ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Ja, for me $PIRS is definitely a keeper here. Look at it this way: we just got a massive POC for the entire notion of us...

  • arch1

    Dr Casey thank you for starting this blog, I have always admired those in ER as I used to be one who scraped people off ...

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    I first was exposed to the use of alpha hydroxyproline, a special amino acid found in gelatin, to help with osteoarthrit...

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    I am a former options floor broker and trader from the CBOE in the 70's and 80's. I have not been as fortunate as those...

  • arch1

    Life is a gamble. Re "Safety",,, some seek safety in ETFs run by "Experts" Please read the following; https://seeking...

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    Yep. Let me take a wild guess as to why the public doesn't know about (or understand) those derivatives, or about gold a...

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    Knowledge suppression. That's exactly it. Like watching a magic show and having our eyes directed to 'only the allowe...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    in this case the warrants are listed, so they trade just like a stock. Most brokers should treat them just like stocks ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Therapix Biosciences is an Israeli cannabis biotech preparing for a US IPO. We doubt it will perform well, and don't int...

  • Myron Martin

    Interesting read in one sense, not applicable to my investing style in another, but too each his own. I am sure it has n...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi Rusty and welcome to the Gummopolis. As regards your question, try to remember that old debate between Lloyd Bentsen ...

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    $BLPH: Doc and Marianne - I happened to look up the % of institutional ownerships of several Gummune stocks yesterday...

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    $TSRO: May I say something about owning big-ticket securities? - you just buy fewer shares, that is all. Sure, you could...

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    The existence of derivatives and index instruments, coupled with the unlimited financial abilities of the central banks,...

  • arch1

    Kenny I cannot prove the following but I have been told that derivative sales of stocks add to the volume,,eg options an...

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    Leslie, let me try to lead you in a particular direction, without making unsubstantiated claims about conspiracies or co...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi mosley: Welcome to the Gummy kasbah, and thanks for reading and posting. I think you've chosen very wisely, and I hav...

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    Arch, I'd say that your analysis is spot on. I'm still learning about the derivatives and manipulation. I imagine it'...

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    First, I want to know how Ben gets this and it is not on Edgar yet. Second, I am not concerned. This is on an automated...

  • arch1

    How can taxpayers do it? World debt above 152 $Trillion. http://e.businessinsider.com/public/7798678 I am sure there...

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    We doubled our debt over Obama's presidency but still have a military and infrastructure going down the tubes, baby boom...

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    Leslie, I didn't see Rickard's comments on Russia and Putin, but I agree completely with the observations as you descri...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I'm glad you've been successful. I don't get the logic, though -- a short (or put buy) on Deutsche Bank is a bet that t...

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    An exit strategy is an especially important thing to have with Arch because if we are right about it, there are going to...

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    Danmcco: The congresswoman's story is quite interesting, but I am unable to understand the connection. I mean really at ...

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    Endece was recently issued an additional U.S. patent for its lead investigational product, NDC-1308, being developed to ...

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    After a second disastrous loss on 7/8/16, this was my response to an update email sent by Many Ways to Trade management:...

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    A comment about the statement "...the banks can't make money when rates are low." This is not true because the near-zer...

  • arch1

    If carbon and its derivatives interest you this link may apply; http://www.pnnl.gov/science/highlights/highlight.asp?id...

  • sogiam

    Exploring #Zika Derivatives: diagnostics accelerate prenatal screening more broadly in U.S, benefiting $SQNM #FOGM16: h...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Fairfax has been going up lately because Prem Watsa has very aggressively hedged their portfolio against the deflationar...

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    Think about what will happen when the 1.600 trillion dollar derivatives market collapses. There are so many millions ...

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    A few news writers have pointed to the Deutsche bank as being the one that could create an international economic crisis...

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    I think the next bank to go bust is Deutsche Bank. 44 trillion in derivatives set to explode. Have you seen their stoc...

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    Re: GS...they may have the most derivatives but I would bet a dollar to a donut that they are just about delta neutral. ...

  • arch1

    In the event you did not know; The phrase too big to fail, comes from an old adage that if you loaned someone a $100 and...

  • arch1

    Correct But there are derivatives that have no real interest in buying companies at all but are just gambling on whether...

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    Arch I presume you refer to derivatives in re to overall market and large stocks, not so much (or at all?) for small bio...

  • arch1

    nuacht Add derivatives to hedge and sovereign wealth funds and you have the reason. Derivatives are unbelievable in the...

  • Gui_

    Aspirin: The little white pill that keeps on giving. We can only hope new derivatives of salicylic acid should be a ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    First, I suspect it will get the same warning. Second, the warning, utterly vague and based on theoretical consideration...

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    Check out box 9. He has over 53,000 shares (derivatives ) still. My Ameitrade account shows 107% ZFGN ownership by inst...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    As a digression, on a day of mostly mediocre to disappointing new on the Alzheimer disease front, I think it's worth rev...

  • arch1

    Cleveland If you are still here ,,,It seems to me there are only two likely reasons, to let a warrant expire unexercise...

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    Yes, government debt, Federal/State/Local; corporate debt; bank debt; school loan debt; home loan debt; consumer and pr...

  • arch1

    Tom you are right except for one factor,this is not just government debt which is often forgiven at taxpayer expense but...

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    how can you possibly make gains like this when the markets, as has been proven, are rigged? Just look at Morgan and t...

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    I know gummies tend to purchase stocks based on the science involved and hold on. I am in that camp. But it also helps t...

  • arch1

    KenntG thank youThere seem to be a lot of misconceptions about ETF's probably because there are so many kinds trying to ...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    Kris...one has to keep in mind, as you know, that members within a class can behave disparately, which is to say here th...

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    UNFORTUNATELY gold is being manipulated by the big end of town. They get away with this and then a few years later when ...

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    Alan, "Regarding Rex Patel's reco UWTI on the Saving Jack Kerouac thread, here's the first thing that flashes on my T...

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    Hi option gummies! Been off line for a while and saw new posts on thread and made me think what I have said , but not c...

  • Patricia

    I think I agree with both of you: the Zacks article is a good basic description of the downward economic spiral related ...

  • Anshuman Chandra

    This is really sad. Back in 2009 I was in India and came down with prostatitis. They prescribed oral tablets of ofloxac...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    Last night we were discussing a new fumaric acid product, similar in some ways to Tecfidera, that might be used against ...

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    Sharon, thank you for that link, it kept me up till past midnight last night and has me wondering, (maybe it was explain...

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    Thanks Sharon.......its a conundrum but sells teasers. Did the banks not already implod, if the Gov knew it was coming ...

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    Seems to be a lot of not transparency but nothing a good sales person can't take care of, plenty of derivatives to paint...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    I don't know if anyone here is long CELG, but this is one I have advocated since January. It broke waaaay on through tod...

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    Keeping in mind that corn and its derivatives are in everything....

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    It is good to see some people are taking interest to use derivatives for they advantages as a part of their investing po...

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    "Outcome-based" derivatives?...

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    Thanks for sharing your option trading strategy, bdt. While I understand the basic dynamics of the trade strategy, what...

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    All- I (and certainly others) have been intrigued by AtheroNova ATHO since I first read about it back when we were on th...

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    I remember reading about the CEO of Bear Stearns. His company was one of the most respected businesses on Wall Street....

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    While I am definitely an investor more than a trader, people really really need to look at the technical formation brewi...

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

    On BNIKF, a chart formation has been brewing for a few days. Both the MACD and EMA traces have negative first derivative...

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    Dr. K all bets are off on this type of stock. Foreign, new, just broke out. If I use my tech kn. I would tell you it is...

  • karmaswimswami

    I wanted to get to some of the stocks brought up by a new member of this group, Brian Frank (I think that is his name! H...

  • karmaswimswami

    Nick: RSi is a tech calculation that compares current price with recent prices to conclude, based on certain assumptions...

  • karmaswimswami

    Has anybody read Lysistrata, the ancient Greek play? Remember what happens in it? What the women do? Maybe we should all...

  • karmaswimswami

    The CDC released a rather interesting report today that West Nile virus, which causes a devastating encephalitis, has co...

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    Gold is the go but when you have the Morgans and the Sachs using it as a derivatives tool and selling 1000's of times t...

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    Save your money folks. THERE IS NO REPLACEMENT FOR PETROLEUM. Petroleum and its carbon derivatives will always be th...

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    On LIBOR and the "scandal." "Many of the sophisticated investors who willingly signed contracts tying trillions of do...

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    I am thinking this has to do with the derivatives market?????...

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    Options trading is not a game for the uninformed neophyte. It is a very sophisticated market ploy where you can make goo...

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    ps - It looks to me like I need to change my "balancing" strategy a bit to include not only an emergency fund, a cash an...

  • Myron Martin

    After reading all the comments I am willing to go on record as stating that sometime in the next 5-10 years virtually AL...

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    How to win a rigged game. (Blackrock bought 32 million shares) Win when underground exchange (derivatives) goes live. ...

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    a good tax move i think if derivatives were moved into the sunlight they would dissolve like a vampire in the sun ...

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    how about derivatives exchange from White cap report ...

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    how about derivatives exchange from White cap report ...

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