Topic Archives: SPACs

This teaser pitch has been sticking in my head for a day or two, so I thought I’d write about it for you while I’m chewing on it. The pitch is for Ian King’s New Era Fortunes (currently being sold at $1,995/yr), and this is an excerpt of the pitch email I received… “… in […]

None of us who speculate or invest in individual stocks in a volatile market are really managing money with the dispassionate application of numbers and analysis, a computer could do most of that better than humans can… no, what we’re mostly managing is our emotions. It’s been a wild week, and it’s often hard to […]

I’ve recently gotten a bunch of questions about an ad that’s actually dated October, 2020… so it’s a little bit of a dated pitch for Ian King’s New Era Fortunes ($1,950/yr, no refunds), which I haven’t covered yet…. But today, it’s being pitched with a new intro from Banyan Hill that promotes a current recommendation, […]

I’ve written about a bunch of “pre-IPO” investments in the past, but Ian Wyatt has probably been more relentless than anyone else in promoting this idea of “buying in before it’s public” … particularly when it comes to the hot “brand names” that excite investors. Wyatt’s latest pitch is for a “webinar” that will air […]

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  • Hi Everyone. Anyone can share Shah Gilani's Gunslingers Trading Alliance 5 SPACs , please? Thanks....

  • Just the free pick, ASTS. I didn't renew my Early Stage Investor subscription back in June when it was up for renew...

  • Also wondering all of a sudden why warrants are targeted? commons are not going down but the warrants are going down dra...

  • I'm 52 and I did not know much in investing, I had my IRA investments in few funds and berkshire. My portfolio got hit i...

  • That is a rough time to enter the market. I think a lot of people are in the same boat. I have been trading for about 5 ...

  • I got into trading in NOV last year, most of the growth stocks I got into were in Jan and Feb and now I'm exactly 48% do...

  • I did sell, though really only because I had better uses for the cash. I consider pre-deal SPACs below the redemption...

  • Yikes, the overpriced SPACs are falling right and left now -- APPH is down below the $10 SPAC price for the first time,...

  • SPACs have some flexibility, they can buy more than one company but it generally happens in one event (ie, DraftKings wa...

  • The optimism about crypto as an asset has been out to the moon. Nice to see a company with some practical ideas, and a s...

  • It used to be a bait and switch that focused on Sila Nanotechnologies, which remains private, despite, I'm sure, dozens ...

  • Hello Travis - Nice to see you back! What I see in yahoo finance and other places is 630Mil marketcap, so wanted to und...

  • Welcome back Travis, Too many SPACS , Is investing for inflation better than tech stocks for the next few quarters ?...

  • Travis had already posted material regarding SPACS in at least this Teasing, which by the way I copied and pasted in wor...

  • Thanks, got it… very clear, Just add that some editors call pre-ipo spacs’ tickers… jeff brown had for example wi...

  • In addition to shorting Tesla, Michael Burry has been sounding the alarm for several months now on hyperactivity in the...

  • I dont like any of the SPACs pumped by this guy except sofi, but it now is too expensive...

  • What SPACs do you like? For me I am building a position in 4 TBA Ironsourse AGC Grab Blde blade AUS Wynn o/l gaming...

  • IPOF is a SPAC, we just don’t know if or when they’ll find a deal to merge with a company, or whether it will be a g...

  • Thank you Travis. That makes sense. Judging on the recent price of AGC, it doesn't look like the market is very enthu...

  • Hi Sandmain, I used to have 48,425 warrants of STPK, average cost $3.56, it went all the way to $30+, I unloaded most o...

  • Thanks. I found this to be an interesting article: The lowdown on SPACs and the paper that's the basis for the article ...

  • Sounds like it's related to the SPAC share redemption offer. The initial price set on most SPACs for the stock is $10 NA...

  • Both merger arbitrage and SPAC arbitrage are fairly reliable ways to, on average, make a return that I'd typically expec...

  • SPAC Arbitrage is an investment strategy that seeks to acquire shares or units of a special purpose acquisition company ...

  • Speaking of SPACs, any interest in Accelerate Arbitrage Fund (ARB.TO)? I have been watching it but haven't pulled the tr...

  • Everyone is SPAC-ing these days, so probably even the SPACers themselves can miss their own SPACs. The bigger picture he...

  • I am invested in Investor Place with Louis and Luke Lango's picks in my portfolio. I like having the old hand and the y...

  • Thanks for another great project! I'm thrilled to say the least. About tracking: the Real one is already Tracking in Goo...

  • I hate to just throw tickers at you Travis, but I'm really curious about $STPK. My younger brother is in the interview p...

  • Nope, just not one of the six LiDAR SPACs and also clearly not otherwise a match for the tease -- though I confess I als...

  • Ha! Do love that... a Six Pack of SPACs, maybe that will be the next teaser pitch....

  • DevilDog, this is Paul pitch on Secret Portfolio " Over the past few months, several of our publications have seen trade...

  • How does one differentiate between the different SPACs of that organization offers? All the documents appear to me to b...

  • I think the clearest explanation I've done of SPACs in general is probably in this article: https://www.stockgumshoe.com...

  • Hi Travis, I had read through this website that explains "5 Steps to Buying Units in SPAC's". After reading, still se...

  • I would assume that they’re working on a deal, and trying to add a big PIPE to raise additional capital. At the cur...

  • I see it on IB at SLAC U -- not sure why anyone else wouldn't. Sometimes searching by the name instead of the ticker (S...

  • Travis wrote a lot of SPACs and WARRANTS in his past articles, and I did a lot of search of this subject since March o...

  • I'd guess any of the SPACs driven by Chamath Palihapitiya (IPOD, IPOE, IPOF, etc). They believe very strongly in every p...

  • Great information abut SPACs. Thank you....

  • Hyzon, the company they're taking public and funding, looks more real than Nikola, so that's at least encouraging, with ...

  • The deal was formally completed today, Insu Acquisition has now changed its name to Metromile and the ticker change from...

  • I think all the LiDAR SPACs are interesting ideas, but as inflated stocks they're wildly risky, including Avea as well a...

  • Hi Travis, Thank you for eplenations and good suggestions. Do youhave any comment on Avea which is doing 4D lidar and w...

  • Hello Kaziko. Thanks for shariing. Did Jeff published new SPAC or any recommendation? Any chance you can share them wit...

  • Indeed, he recommended a new SPAC on February 04. Below is the details: Action to Take: Buy units of Crucible Acquisit...

  • Dear Travis, Since March of 2020, I changed my investment strategy only limited to SPACs and Bitcoin. SPACS idea I hav...

  • That’s what it feels like now. Things don’t feel risky when they’re going up. If you’re just trading and ridi...

  • I appreciate the advise received on the SPAC stock ticker code "LGVW". I invested as a lifetime member to the OCC seve...

  • Thanks again Travis! I don't have warrants but to learn about spacs I did read the prospectus and was confused because i...

  • Does anybody have any idea who would be the Archer aviation inc, spacs candidate?...

  • Is there a web site that lists all the SPACs available for trading? Do they all have warrants attached?...

  • Indeed, that’s been the case with most SPACs in hot sectors over the past year....

  • Since last year, 2020, all I have done just investing in SPACs warrants, they are so hot, even politicians pour their...

  • Upon separation they trade as full warrants only in most cases -- so if a unit had a half warrant attached, 100 units wo...

  • Glad it was helpful. I've gone into much more detail on SPACs in past articles, like this one last month: https://www.s...

  • That clarification helps, I'm new to the SPAC realm, I've just ignored it. Was reading about the Wilbur Ross SPAC set to...

  • Because they don’t want to tie up their money for two years, SPACs have typically been a weak backwater of the markets...

  • Thanks, Travis, as always a very clear and excellent explanation. Love not having to wade through loads of marketing hyp...

  • drschulz: You buy SPAC's wherever you buy stocks. Advantage of buying into a SPAC is: when the SPAC is formed, they...

  • Hello Travis and all fellow investors. Good news for all of you :-) I have a lifetime subscription to ALL of Jeff Brow...

  • Travis, correct me if I am wrong, but it appears this system he is likely from Clover Health, which is an existing med c...

  • Thoughts on IPOE, which is suspected to be a SPAC for SoFi? It's been priced up, but valuation still doesn't seem crazy ...

  • If you’re looking for some big gains and can’t get into 100x, look into Paul’s Secret Portfolio. Unusual, off the ...

  • Most SPACs require a waiting period before warrants can be exercised. You should be able to trade them as soon as they ...

  • Great Info Thanks In the beginning SPAC's run up, come back down and trade sideways for a while, I trade deep in the m...

  • check this article out. https://investorplace.com/2021/01/top-spac-merger-news-this-week-bakkt-lucid-motors-proterra...

  • Interesting choice of Spacs pimpstar2 ... any particular reasons for these purchases? I'm very new to spacs so would a...

  • Newby to Stock Gumshoe in 2021. Thanks for the brief on SPAC's. Stepped in last year with KCAC-QS and did OK. Interes...

  • Thank you Travis, very clarifying. I have been using IPO confidential research for SPACS . They provide good info on s...

  • Pre-merger SPACS. Essentially these are bets on the management and specified target industries: AACQ, AONE, BTAQ, BTW...

  • Thanks, Travis! Your details on SPAC's is much appreciated....

  • i bought these SPACs today. ticker symbols VGAC, NPA, SRAC , HEC, NGA, SMMC, ACTC, and APTX.......

  • Thanks for the great info! I am trying to learn more about SPACs, but I get this nagging feeling that a bunch of people ...

  • Just want to say thanks Travis. You have kept me out of trouble a few times and I do appreciate it. Your article on SPAC...

  • thanks for this informative article on SPACs . im still learning about them and how private companys are using them to ...

  • i tried looking up the SPACs SVFAU, EPHYU, and PRSRU on robinhood with no luck. anyone have an idea why they are not ?...

  • Thanks for sharing. Just to be clear, SPACs are public as soon as they raise money and start trading, when they merge w...

  • MY FAVORITE SPAC'S THAT I OWN: LGVW, BFT, STPK, NPA AND NGA. BIG GAINS SO FAR. SPAC'S THE HAVE GONE PUBLIC THAT I S...

  • Way too complicated for me. Thanks for all the info that helped me come to that conclusion. What’s the difference be...

  • Hi Travis, That is the best piece I have read anywhere on SPAcs. I listened to Brown and it left me feeling very dirty....

  • The recommended SPACs are SVFAU, EPHYU,PRSRU, all are units with a share + partial warrants....

  • Dear Travis, This is the most detailed write-up of SPACs I have ever read. Thank you. In 2020, I made a ton. yes a ton...

  • I’ve invested in all of those sectors at one point or another. Many stocks in those sectors, particularly the SPACs i...

  • Thanks Travis, you're the best. What a great lecture on SPACs. I tried to watch Brown's video, a very tiring , more tha...

  • my advisor told me about these SPACS before and he said if you want to gamble choose a good manager for these spacs. th...

  • Hi Travis, a very comprehensive comment on this 'sexy' way of an IPO. I have actually bought into a few spacs recently a...

  • Interesting Lydall54 ...but what I don't understand is JB was claiming in his presentation that some of these spacs pre...

  • Hi thanks Lydall54 that was very helpful information. Can anyone share what they think would be a good SPAC to buy - or...

  • Frostly, Do you consider Boss Mode to be good value? I came across it as I was mainly interested in SPACs and thought t...

  • 16 SPACs and ticker symbol for them with what private companies they will be merging with. I will post the article. ...

  • I was on the IPO call with Jeff Brown, and I too found the discussion extremely frustrating because of my entire year of...

  • After reading the different comments on this thread, I am of the impression that newer guests and members on this site a...

  • Hi I am not sure about the SPAC you are asking about. However I find a site called SPACalpha a great place to follow ne...

  • im interested in SPACs especially the idea of pre ipo prices. thanks for commenting hope we find a few of these tick...

  • thanks for posting this article on SPACs...

  • Appreciate the helpful color team. So am I getting this right that this whole scheme is to give you tickers for SPACs ...

  • Hi, yes, you are right, the SPACS stock you buy (before IPO) starts a 10$, and may rise a little before the IPO dependin...

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