Topic Archives: spinoffs

Ian Wyatt is out with some ads touting “Forbidden Stocks” — stocks that are abandoned by Wall Street, sold off by mutual funds, and can only really be appreciated by discerning investors who subscribe to his Million Dollar Portfolio (currently $295/year). Shall we figure out what they are? The spiel starts like this: “Wall Street […]

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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Foxconn and Hon Hai are the same company, focused on contract manufacturing for Apple and many other consumer electronic...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    HNHPF is the most liquid ADR, and represents two shares of Hon Hai, the parent company of the group that’s usually pop...

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    Typical investment letter con. They get you in with a basic membership but then charge you astronomical fees for the bet...

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    Hi Lawrence. Question: am I reading you right re: your claim that Frontier and Renaissance "are penny stocks which are ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Hi, we have not seen any recent ads from them -- please forward the link or email along if you have something we can wor...

  • arch1

    Helen Thank you for a very interesting post. This explains a great deal and leaves me with many questions. I spent some ...

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    Travis: Its very important for everyone to understand that Congress slipped a "fast one" through the appropriations bi...

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    Tesla is a market disrupter, and has exactly the leadership it takes to break the mold. The gigafactory will slash the p...

  • Myron Martin

    Essentially because they hold a broad range of exploration properties in the general vicinity of current discoveries. 2n...

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    I only manage a few million, but I use TSR LITE from the spinoff report firm. monthly subscription. I've made excellent ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Of course I don't mind -- NOV is a small position for me too so yes, I now have a tiny position in DNOW. Spinoffs are o...

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    The tedius video is here. The ...

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    I owned this for about a year after its spin from NOC. Glad to see it has done so well. It was brought to my attention...

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    I dropped $495 on this new letter wanting to cash in on those high returns of spinoffs. The first stock recommended wa...

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    Just a note to the NAV for Sprott: I think I might have double counted some of the cash balance -- since I included the...

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    If you want another somewhat dated but still valuable discussion of spin-offs and why they are worth following, try Joel...

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    Ah, very good point -- once again, I made a silly error in only looking at NYSE rules. NYSE stocks use a WI for "when i...

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    I am also sad to say they hooked me into the Chairman's Circle, and what a waste of a lot of money. Anyone can use 25% s...

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    If I remember correctly, by "special classes" of stock they just meant "small cap stocks" -- I don't think they meant an...

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    Hi Anne -- yep, this one has been around for a couple months. Originally it was teasing Altria, but that has passed so ...

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    I have received some spinoffs from stocks I held but I can not recall even one that has to date made me any real money. ...

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    Other than spin-offs there is a real 500-B shares of Berkshire. Buffet was worried that someone will issue an ETF-like s...

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    Dollie, all those examples were companies that did these kinds of spinoffs in the past, the only current one that's pend...

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