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    HCHC has the highest ROEs of all companies in the Conglomerates industry. Breaking down the ROE, HCHC has a profit margi...

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    You don't take anyone's advice blindly, why would you do it here? I find that Brett "narrows the field" for me. I'll th...

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    Thanks. Was pretty sure. Still good salesmanship too leverage a company worth less than 2 billion for 5 hundred million ...

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    I'm surprised he's touting $680. Lee's trades in his own Smart Option Seller are almost exclusively selling extreme OTM ...

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    Travis, as always a thoughtful review. Based on your identification of HNHPF's dismal labor history and doubts about it ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That's an insane amount of diversification that's probably giving a false sense of security -- almost all bond investmen...

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    There otta be a law -- maybe there is and the SEC will come down on these smooth-talking con artists. They basically tr...

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    I signed up to one of Doug Caseys newsletters predicting gold would soar in april 208 because of some Amnesty in India, ...

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    Hi Jon, Thank you for your feedback. Foxconn will continue to invest in the research and development of new products,...

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    OZ Minerals....Copper producer...favorably inclined, no position This is a producing Australian copper mine with real...

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    Facebook or Google could launch a competing service in two days, and leverage their existing global presence and clout, ...

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    I investigated that information regarding the Pittsburgh Project and came upon the company that may go public. It's cal...

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    This is paid advertisement not stock tips or anything based of financial truth don’t be confused or mistakenSmart Cann...

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    This is a copy of a response from Travis from a recent question regarding options. I think it's as good an explanation a...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Contract For Difference -- a derivative that provides leverage like options or futures... it's actually a type of future...

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    $PTNUF I was reading the HC comments night before last and saw many who are not happy with management, their transparen...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Unless you don't have to pay taxes, it gets tricky and is not necessarily worthwhile -- unless you can use a lot of leve...

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    $IGO (ASX) $IIDY (OTC)...an interesting miner for nickel sulfate and copper in OZ, mentioned by a friendly. Brief che...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Because relative to the underlying stock price, it's also the most expensive. Options provide leverage, and you get m...

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    "Our new approach will continue to leverage real world evidence and incorporate safeguards for safety and quality. We’...

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    Roberthebel - TRTC$ Terra Tech Corp. Provides Strategic Business Update for 2018 9 hours ago by Marketwire Companie...

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    What if it on the DL until closer to the election? Maybe more leverage in the campaign. Just a thought...

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    $TEUM - Pareteum Awarded $10 Million Contract from Established Carrier to Launch a Global MVNO NEW YORK, NEW YORK, Fe...

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    $TEUM - Pareteum Awarded $10 Million Contract from Established Carrier to Launch a Global MVNO NEW YORK, NEW YORK, Fe...

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    #Ionic Industries February Update: Research update, commercial products and industry outreach ...an update on all tha...

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    It is what a bank should be....but the currency is gold. Solid growth, conservative, shrewd investments, low overhead, ...

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    $margin Is there anyone incredibly patient out there? I applied for a margin account at IB, and was granted one. ...

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    Here are the Trump cabinet members and administration employees that have charges against them. This is the list so ...

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    Because I'm sharing facts vs. trying to pump a stock that was endorsed here? I beg to differ, some of the most intellige...

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    $PVG is now a miner with 300K+ annual production, and good prospects on the property. Will reduce from overweight to ful...

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    $PVG production results https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/1612276f226affd5 The results are a disappointment....

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    #RADIUM 170M folks in US exposed, 27 states exceed limits in #H20. https://www3.epa.gov/radtown/private-wells.html L...

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    Hi Agree took the bait after being offered the 10 double gainers and Kramer send emails saying sell now we have made 1...

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    Travis, One of the "brands" Disney will be able to leverage is the reuniting of the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises...

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    yeah STOCK GUMSHOE!!! TTRAVIS KNOWS HIS S#%@ AND HE PRESENTS IT IN A "WHAT IF I WERE BUYING THIS" MANNER AND IN EVERYDAY...

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    $halo calls - here is what I have done, (thanks option trader and doc!) sell my Jan 19 25 calls. Use half of the procede...

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    Yes, I like Amir Adnani but do not have as strong a conviction about him as the others. My only U position is UEC and he...

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    We're up against the limit of the marginal utility of new debt, partly because the energy-cost of finding and extracting...

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    I agree, in general miners suck for that reason. PVG is so prospective and has so much nearby exploration and JV potent...

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    Hi niizajim, $HALO long call options - All valid points. It adds an element of complexity that you have not only have...

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    Interesting reminder of the CleanTeq proximity! And good timing on the call from Williamstown and you - from a low pric...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi: Thanks for asking. This calendar year burdened me like few life years have: a home in another state flooded, and the...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    They're in that "strategic review" process, and this is a very small company, so it could be just about anything. I hav...

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    $NoTicker Over the weekend I read everyone’s musings on ARTH with great interest and respect. It occurs to me t...

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    The Lord speaks on GGI! (From SH) lordcaernarvon A Brilliant Red Barchetta I have mentioned before that I get ...

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    Still adds much value to AUPH's leverage at the eventual bargaining table. The 50-patient study will show off PK advanta...

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    $MUX A quote from Eric Muschinski of the Gold Investment Letter and his update today, "McEwen is a no brainer around...

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    $Halo - long Jan '19 calls with 30 strike; as stock moves up we gain unrealized profit and also lose leverage. Is there...

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    $CLTEQ - Clean TeQ Holdings Enhances cobalt leverage https://www.dropbox.com/s/3z7moa1ck0q3v12/Macquarie%20Resear...

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    I would love to hear you expound more on option strategies you use Helen. Options are intriguing way to increase your le...

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    Thanks, Griffin. Barras looks like is a very high leverage long shot. Because of the prices they have to have to ac...

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    The graphene application may be valid, but it is not here-and-now, or even next week. Long way to go before the winners ...

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    deanbob...I have to hold back a little because I don't want to sound overly negative about ideas introduced by other re...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    In follow on to redsox's comment, certainly $CELG is a premiere place to invest and behaves perennially like a good biot...

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    HN, yes. USLV is an ETF, designed to leverage the price of silver. From silver's July low of ~$15.50, it rose to ~$18....

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    Deanbob, I love leverage for the portion of my assets where I am looking for big gains and speculative home runs. For...

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    HN, how do you feel about leverage? USLV is the lowest its been in a month, closer to the low than the midpoint of the ...

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    $BCEKF Bear Creek Mining...checking up https://www.bearcreekmining.com/news/2017/corani-phase-1-detailed-engineering-...

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    $AXON Not a problem... If I thought it was going to go 90, I'd be long... I'm not greedy here... just looking for a mom...

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    deanbob...in my opinion PSLV is the next closest thing to physical silver you can get. It is fully backed by the metal i...

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    $PTNUF Platina Resources...Just my conjecture, but I still think there is behind-the-scenes negotiations with CleanteQ....

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    I like the MXIM story....very much. Also think you can buy 100 shares here with the idea of having another 400 or so (so...

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    They want 3000 for a "lifetime" subscription which only means that they will then come to pitch all the harebrained idea...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    In the case of Aurinia and phase 2b vs 3, none of the sites participate but for more than one study. This would tend to ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    I think we'll have regular visitations from people who loathe what a good thing we have going here and how we get along,...

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    $BIOC: Share price rising: what would it look like? A razorblade. Since the introduction of BIOC on the board (smoke)...

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    $axsm - thanks for the in depth information and corrections. I will add it to my notes. Great question cleveland, would ...

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    Totally agree. When the upside is so great, is the downside less important? This is the greatest blog for high risk i...

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    OT- any good bullish plays you see on CUR or STML calls? They both have upcoming catalyst. If I remember correctly CUR w...

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    $BIOC - the Dec 17 $2.50 are $.20 bid and 160 traded at that price today. Unless one knows of a catalyst that could ca...

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    Alan haven't run the numbers to see if it's favorable at 5x leverage but my guess is that it would be better to have 5 o...

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    Option Trader, Am long APTO, but would appreciate your comments on my obese ow position in AUPH Oct 7.50 calls. Being...

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    Hey Glenn You got how it works. Great job !! I am using your summary and showing the Market Cap for each and the Bagger...

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    My understanding is that warrants are simply a right to acquire stocks at a certain price within a certain timescale,lik...

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    Glenn, you said "$CLRBZ ended up at the top because even though I assign a low Confidence Rating (2) the leverage per yo...

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    Hi Glenn I was wondering if you would emerge. Interesting. If you would post the bagger numbers I could comment but can...

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    $ALLTICKERS. Cleveland, here’s how I currently calculate the ‘ideal’ allocation for Doc’s long ideas. My actual ...

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    $SAND Sandstorm Gold...because of my long-term enthusiasm and supoort for Sandstorm, I think it ias important to share ...

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    $HALO Looking at leverage and risk in January 2019 calls, per $1000 invested: Leverage Buy 2.5 Jan'19 10's @ $4.00 -...

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    Interesting, wondering if there is an arbitrage opportunity here with these different exchanges. I'm guessing there are...

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    Just placed half of my Halo options trade . 25 strike for the '19. Plan on placing the the other half of the trade in '1...

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    Great work by Travis, as always, in sleuthing this to UPS. "Amazon needs UPS and FedEx, but it also has a lot of leve...

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    $APTO--Doc, you know how much you hold, and Helen, as a friend, can probably indicate to you how much she holds. Add tha...

  • Myron Martin

    As usual an in-depth no nonsense expose by Travis of how deceptive most newsletter writers are because they invariably h...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Where biotech investing finds us these days is with a broader biotech market still stalled and undervalued but with sele...

  • arch1

    Re following silver is leveraged against paper at double gold leverage. I do not understand bitcoin being involved in si...

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    $CLASF...there will be insane leverage if they find something, market cap is under $20 million...

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    Travis.. you have asked all the right questions. There are several USA based companies doing similar... and they're on ...

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    $WINT ZZ I hear you but this is not how the Company is approaching this. The $ 12.5 million in Feb 2018 is facin...

  • 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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    Retirement funds and margin leverage are like oil and water, they do not mix well. Thanks again for the article....

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    I don't understand your question. Near term calls, June 16th, are showing .35 bid for the 2.50, offered @ 1.10, so you ...

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    The delay could be good, depending on what happens to silver prices in the next 18 months. This is a real optionality pl...

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    Alan...the video is pretty good, and I suspect there are many useful ideas in it. I have not back-tested the idea. But i...

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    $IVPAF...Ivanhoe Mines valuations...Friedland is a masterful salesman...Rick Rule of Sprott said that Friedland is the b...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Yes, the deal has gone through. I haven't sold my TREK shares, I like the mine and the financing and the possible upside...

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    $RGLD I noticed Rickards recommended selling RGLD, they put a buy on it last may, and like the 34% win, want to lock ...

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    These have to be something like Closed-end funds. The ingredients of management, leverage, representation of stocks and ...

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