Topic Archives: Short Selling

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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Trade Note: I don't write a lot about my long/short positions, partly because some of them have been extremely illiqu...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    If you sell short you have to first borrow the shares from someone else, and then you are obligated to pay the special d...

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    There seems to be a more consistent and faster profit out of the special dividends. Sell short prior to ex-dividend dat...

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    Hi JackInTheBox I can volunteer to save Travis some time. The first requirement is that you need a margin account. O...

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    Hey Travis you are the best!! If you can take the time to explain, the actual price and process of shorting a position, ...

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    If you normally spend $3,000 on Amazon yearly, then in 2019 don't spend a dime and like magic you will have made $3,000....

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    I somehow got routed to this discussion when looking at another and thought I would add a + for JC. I've been subscribe...

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    The performance of this service is phenomenal! The traders are very patient and hold times for the trades are very short...

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    I haven't used this service for years but can attest to their performance for the past 10 months. The results are as the...

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    In my 25+ years of investing I have always used an advisement service. Paul is by far the best growth stock picker that...

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    I think they are going for the methodology of overloading your short term memory with THEIR IDEAS eg accolades, so when ...

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    thanks for this post. I was looking at the new Rapid Profit Trader for buying and selling options... Now I am a little r...

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    The Trend Indicator works as described. Their Sentiment data is phenomenol and with a little bit of practise and paper ...

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    BAD NEWS..AN ARCHITECT FRIEND SMOKE IT ILLEGALLY FOR YEARS RHEUMATISM arthritic condition and made it. To. HOUSE BEAUTIF...

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    It’s been 9 months since I joined the service. I spent the first month digesting all the new data and the next two mon...

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    Add the guys from Dent Research to this list of hucksters but they pitch it with slightly different wording. They call i...

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    Left identified INGN as his next short target, May 24 when it was at 170. It momentarily dropped to 157 but then went o...

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    Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful. I love it when the VIX shoots up and I have dry po...

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    I explained it in an earlier comment. You need to study how spreads work, both debit and credit. Whatever option PFS sug...

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    No thanks. TRXC is over-hyped and ready for a big short....

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    I did the trial on Money Map Express and Calendar Payday Pro - It was a short of a wash - I made money on and AAPL trade...

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    I am going to keep this short as I generally don't like to write reviews and secondly I like to get straight to the poin...

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    My personal opinion is that the pot stocks are doomed. I believe they have a short life span. They should do good for ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That's true, the few newsletter publishers I've actually spoken with over the years all confirm that they also hear comp...

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    TEVA,GE,DBD,T,DAL,MCD (he said short MCD, but it doubled since that call) ...Just to name a few of his dogs. I cant thi...

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    As I am position trader this trading service is perfect and satisfies all my needs. I have been looking for a service li...

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    Citron Research has a short call on NXTFF, followed by a brief write up. Off course, they also have a short call on CRO...

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    Dear mfortier: Thanks for your comment! I think you may have slightly misread the sample report. In our conclusion, ...

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    Travis, how do you choose which Teasers to reply to ? Seems to me that you choose Teasers which you like (Royalty Based ...

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    What a joke. Like the others in this commentary, I got burnt ever listening to this salesman. My portfolio without his p...

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    Favorite MJ stocks to date: Aphria, Namaste and Auxly. Are MJ stocks going away? Doubt it. Great for short term and l...

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    So the 500K is what his original investment has grown to. He is waiting now for you to put your $ in so he can sell and...

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    My brother had Lyme and the meds prescribed did no good. He then took colloidal silver for a short time and that did the...

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    To short? https://www.barchart.com/stocks/quotes/trch/opinion...

  • RampageKy

    I think new investors can learn a lot from learning how Zack's (and similar ratings firms) generate their ratings, and a...

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    More of a general question but how accurate do you find the zacks rankings when looking at whether to buy or sell stocks...

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    Rather than gamble on specific marijuana stocks, which I don't trust at all, I purchased the ETF Alternative Harvest (MJ...

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    When I see some made up name for income, I know the email is a come on for some market letter. Maybe I click on to see ...

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    I doubt it for the short term, as there needs to be a lot of testing and we are still a while away from establishing a q...

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    This “Now, Technetium-99m gives off a radio signal." is laughable as it implies a low-energy emission as used for radi...

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    What chart are you looking at? I don't see anything technically appealing about this stock. RSI is above 30, Recognia ...

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    When they put out a new teaser, Play for a few days to the long side, wait for a big gap up, sell and then short shares....

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    Many cases of euphoria on the pot stocks in terms of stock price action. Good time to short some like TLRY imo. I al...

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    Martin, I'm 62 and looking to make enough to keep ahead. How do you deal with the taxes with short term gains?...

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    $CLQ $CTEQF long small position also Finn, I'll get my Resident Metallurgist's report to us as soon as possible - he do...

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    You will be hard pressed to get the same price, as he first puts in his order them then sends out the alert. The close...

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    Could you give us the math on these ‘incredibly high fees’? I use Ameritrade/TOS, and while commissions DO create a ...

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    JB The short answer is that above a certain price, it would no longer be an extreme value. Ferris is not a growth sto...

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    $SRRA long - for the present Well, Ben, here I was with my hand poised over a sell order for $2 - before I read your po...

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    Gmw et al: Lets try to put the tin lid on this one and move on. Two of the great problems with internet threads are tha...

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    $CVSI - Update!!.. It figures. I'm not sure what's going on but the following tweet caused a big drop in CVSI today.. ...

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    I can only speak for myself. But, nothing has changed (that I know of) since I did my initial DD, other than the price ...

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    Sorry folks, but alzhiemers will never be cured. My rule of thumb is to short these stocks (using puts) as soon as they ...

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    What you have described is exactly my experience and I presume a lot of other people having a long term view. I think yo...

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    All: As the old truism goes; If you don't learn something from every experience, you're bound to make the same mistakes...

  • LongOnLife

    STM, Doesn't $AUPH have a major catalyst coming up around the end of 2018? I sold my $AUPH shares back in the spring wit...

  • JohnM

    $BLPH long (ouch), rumrunner, thanks for your thoughts. When you say "INO pulse could not sustain patients beyond very s...

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    Concur with STM and would add KSS would embellish and promote stock prospects beyond logic. Heavily promoted BLPH. ...

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    Wow! Thank you! As usual, it takes money to make money. I did, for a very short time, wish there was such as "free mo...

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    These puts cost about 12% of target price or 6% of current price. Seems about right. $9,000 to short $150,000 of stock....

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    lol, I thought I was being smart writing $600 strike Mar 2019 naked calls on TSLA. Now I'm actually scared the darn thi...

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    They know more that the business inside and out the ceo was the original ceo of canopy the list of as they refer to it a...

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    The attempt to steal the 2016 election People have short attention spans and may be bored that I revisit this topic...

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    but XMR=Monero he mentioned as short term bullish !...

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    What’s up mr gumshoe!! I think there is a little confusion when it comes to Wheaton/auxly When they first came on th...

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    I totally get it. I got one subscription from Motley Fool that I didn't need, & told them I'd love it, but then I'd ...

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    I subscribed to PWA back in 2017. Summers publishes weekly on Wednesdays. He provides timely and insightful informatio...

  • Gr8Full!

    The Meteoric Rise of Rimac We drove to Croatia to have a chat with Rimac founder and CEO Mate Rimac, whose company has ...

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    Hey Andy, in the same boat, long time subscriber of Steve but didn't jump on it in 2016 either, was up after I bought af...

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    If your stuck in this, and thankfully for me this site saved me from doing it. But since the picks are bad, can you shor...

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    The Chinese are wrapping anything up strategic metal wise for the next 25/50 years while the dumb old USA and the EU/UK ...

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    I'll keep this short and sweet. Returns ARE as advertised. Just follow their rules, don't over-commit trading capital, s...

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    I was in that trade, too. Devastating to many but fortunately, I had lightened up from my usual 100 contracts. If I ha...

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    I’ve attempted to research the stock he’s referring to, but keep coming up short...

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    Pure Energy should be a good gainer just not real soon. $PEMIF is technology to produce lithium from brine. Lithium brin...

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    Et all.....I read each n every word posted and I am grateful for the insight for i am also long and so so busy..... I l...

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    Me too, because they wouldn't guarantee anything and I believe it too was nonrefundable, no contract, just wanted your c...

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    $FYI - GT Advanced Technologies opens silicon carbide factory in New Hampshire https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2018/0...

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    I just watched the movie the Big Short. Does it feel like 2008 all over again? Maybe I am just paranoid. I have a few hu...

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    After looking at them, I opted to add to my Ivanhoe position. I agree with all of the positive points that you have re...

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    I switched too! I subscribed to mechanicalmarkettiming.com shortly before the huge market dip in February 2018. They ...

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    In October 2017 the notorious short seller Citron lambasted Shopify with wild accusations of impropriety and capped it o...

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    The second spreads were separate. Look at the strikes. They overlap and wouldn't be possible to open as an iron condor. ...

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    Joe, I have mentioned above in other posts what part of the Hughes system I use and why. One thing we found not so good ...

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    MOU's announce the intent to proceed to a contract. It means that the basic overall outlines are agreed to. But it ...

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    CTEQF Long. HN, do you have short and long term price targets for CLQ? v/r jdd...

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    Cost of VRB battery...... Short extract from https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2014/07/lithium-or-vanadium-i...

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    TOO LATE. i BOUGHT ON MERIT AND AM DOWN A FEW GRAND. I didn't know a investment letter was out ! Day late and several ...

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    I spent years in the music biz trying to "make it" writing and recording songs while supporting myself playing in clubs...

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    I don't remember what that short time was but it was available. Since the start is this month that time should be known ...

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    Long Hiph. This one might be worth a look everyone. PLAYA VISTA., Calif., June 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American...

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    I bought 1,000 shares today at about 24 cents each. I could see it doubling in short order because of all of the attent...

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    i canceled his cryto letter a few months ago and received my 49 refund after sending a very nasty email - what a relief ...

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    In one sentence their service is outstanding And here's why. I joined yesterday and without knowing it ( at least I d...

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    Hi Alex Frank, Welcome. A few of us are long and interested in MGX, but most discussion has occurred on the #batteri...

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    $PGM / $PTNUF - SS, I originally bought with similar thoughts (with my cost a little higher than yours). A short while ...

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    Not only the drawbacks you mention, RF EMF from these satellites in space will irradiate everything on the planet with s...

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    Optimism is not exactly in short supply with Canadian cannabis! Among other humorous things I've heard/read: Canada ...

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    Just before this latest "I"m through with stocks" thing, Shah had a short lived weekly note where on Monday morning he p...

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