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Today I’ve got a new service to look at — it’s from Keith Schaefer, whose Oil and Gas Investments Bulletin we’ve covered a few times over the past decade or so… but this time he’s getting away from energy stocks with a service he calls Investing Whisperer (currently $999/yr for “charter members”). He has also […]

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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    HyreCar is sort of like Airbnb for cars, with car owners renting the cars out mostly out to Uber drivers. Not sure if th...

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    As much fun as this chat board is, I think you miss the Mampilly affect if you don’t subscribe to a service. I’d su...

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    I just watched the most recent Casey presentation, and yes, it did NOT hook me. It starts by saying wealthy Americans a...

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    I do have PU as well , but saw the sell on UBER from IPO spec and sold it. I am realizing that it seems you buy and onl...

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    By the way, its interesting to see UBER is a sell from IPO spec, but still a buy in PU :)...

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    Sell UBER IPO speculator...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Haven't looked at DoorDash, sorry -- when it comes to that one, I'd want to think about their market presence vs. GrubHu...

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    In the early 80s Regan pushed Trickle Down Economics. To make it work, he lowered the tax rate on the Uber Rich from ab...

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    I have seen that advertisement often in the past few months, and I am curious as well. It is hard to imagine it is anyth...

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    I had a weak moment in December also, thinking that Benedicts professional experience probably does give him an edge. Wr...

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    Good point. I'm looking at electric buses, that displace a thousand times more carbon than a Tesla car. In the develo...

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    I was going to sign up for this newsletter yesterday, (only $49), but the re-up was a whole lot more , (close to $200)BU...

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    Apparently, H2 is still a product of fossil fuels as per experts to be competitive fuel. (Does not mean has to continue)...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    The economics are more likely to Create a profit than, say, Uber or Lyft in the next five years... but, of course, that ...

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    Bit of a guess... " Eric with insiders- For example, Eric met the developer of a radical new crypto that could spell...

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    https://seekingalpha.com/article/4211446-hyrecar-failed-experiment HyreCar: A Failed Experiment Oct. 13, 2018 4:08 P...

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    Rather than "the AirBnB of cars", this seems more like "Zipcar for wannabe drivers". I'm convinced that Zipcar's mode...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Indeed... and autonomous cars are really the only thing that gives Uber or Lyft any hope of scalability (they've already...

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    I'm skeptical. To me, we have seen Uber et al enter a capital intensive market, cost shift the capital to indivuduals (a...

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    Another writer Altucher is advising CY as a backdoor Uber play, they need the chips for autonomous cars and AI....

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I suppose, but PYPL is really just buying at the IPO as well. Counting on that to a big degree would be placing a subst...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    With Uber you'd be buying the network effect to some degree (more Uber drivers equals better service for riders, means ...

  • Jay Ram

    The asset light business model is exactly what drives their high valuation. And you could argue that they do have contro...

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    How exactly are they arriving at the almost 100 billion dollar estimate ? All of their drivers are contractors so they d...

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    As far as these "back door. secret ways to buy pre-IPO shares" are concerned, it's just a misrepresentation of the real ...

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    Could it also be a play on PayPal (PYPL) who invested $500M in Uber recently....

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Good points. And the most appealing and scalable early-stage companies aren’t being crowd-funded, the big amd overfun...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Altucher is a nutty guy, that pitch has ben around for a year or so, maybe longer, and is about Uber. His spiel is almo...

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    you can by Softbank and get exposure to Uber. They own s almost 17% of SFTBY at 35 per share....

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    Absolutely!! And, now, that GSVC has tumbled roughly 16% since its pre-IPO LYFT high of about $8.35, how does Ian's mis...

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    Need to separate the investors who have a serious interest in equity and or income growth from those who want an alterna...

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    The IPO is clearly Uber. Alternate vector is probably Softbank....

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    I doubt it's Uber because that's well-known, and this company is supposed to be well under the radar. Edge Case is a go...

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    If you want a Russian stock, how about Trump, Inc.? The Russians invested in a boatload of that stock and they say its ...

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    I'm wondering if GE is the next Lehman. A 1 million pound canary in the coalman indicating how much debt has gone into g...

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    The company is... Uber, through their "Advanced Technologies Group". https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602330/ubers-...

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    It is 100 percent quarkchain. The 7.4 billion uber rides is listed in the quarchain white paper. The other crypto that h...

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    I think it’s Aurora Innovations. They are linked to Carnegie Mellon, the Pittsburgh Project and the founders are from...

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    Agree....it's absolutely Uber....

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    The name of the company is Otto and they got bought by uber. They bought them for the technology of self driving cars....

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    Uber is a private company and it announced plans to have an IPO in the next year or so. It ran a self-driving car pilot ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    That teaser pitch is all about Uber, though I assume his actual recommendations are probably suppliers to the self-drivi...

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    i also think it is uber time will tell...

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    I agree on the Argo choice, based on my own research - question is, how do you get in on it Pre-IPO? And, with what hap...

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    Yes, I think that self-driving startup is called Argo AI, a startup founded by a former Google and Uber employees and it...

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    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2012/feb/06/bill-gates-climate-scientists-geoengineering https://www.youtube.co...

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    Some levels of taxation are so onerous that it feels very much like slavery. Especially when those dollars go to other ...

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    Hi. There is none that I.know of? RIGHT now anyway. Stream movies tv shows. Amazon, hulu, nothing new to invent or inves...

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    Uber has announced Pittsburg will have a self-driving fleet and they have placed vehicle orders with Volvo....

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    Arch we saw it pretty much the same until I had my brain disrupted by Tony Seba. I am persuaded that the uptake ande pen...

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    arch1 - perhaps the trifecta of longer range EV battery + AI -self drivecars + uber may be the catalyst of 'disruptio...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Last night, Bill Rice, $APTO SVP/CFO Greg Chow and I were having refreshments and hors d'oeuvres at a cafe near Union Sq...

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    This is an an interesting question. In short, nothing. Quantum computing is not geared towards this type of computationa...

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    $HALO #NewSlides (just released) Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO) Presents At BMO Capital Markets 2017 Prescriptions Fo...

  • SoGiAm

    $CAPR uber ow - AlternativeRealityStar, Thank YOU for presenting this poster from the Action Duchenne 2017 Conference. ...

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    $TRIL $TRIL’s major poster presentation at SITC17 last weekend - the real poster entitled, “the checkpoint inhib...

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    Duplicate post, important thought: About “a little mining on the side”: the realization that Cleanteq can capital...

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    Shavian...and don't forget water purification. About "a little mining on the side": the realization that Cleanteq ca...

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    Two stories that ought not be able to coexist in a society that has any common sense or sense of decency. I think we m...

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    Just curious Travis. Why would "passing on Uber" be considered a mistake by anyone? It's a (To date) massive cash burni...

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    Tesla is putting the ability to self-drive in all their Model 3s ... Musk has indicated that he'll be launching a Tesla ...

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    Only Steve can advocate a secret with 700 million users. It is a speculation on WeChat taking on google and amazon or...

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    Santander, SC, underwrites the car loans for Uber....

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    Frank, you posted a link to a new story about the well planned attack by muslims, including ones from other countries, i...

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    Personally, I think it helps to separate the product from the company in the case of ARTH. The product itself is a worl...

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    I have zero doubt that this is indeed Alterra Power AXY. As a shareholder I have followed this company for some time no...

  • arch1

    The suicide rate of gender shifters is horrific. Advocates of foisting it upon children are setting them up for early de...

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    toddba, likely you were on a boat that we made. I started there in '85. Uber long $GD...

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    That is an excellent summary and point you make, Toddba. The elites forcing this foolishness and evil on the rest of u...

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    $GNMX - Doc, great post-mortem analysis. Few factors like management being uber bullish on recent Cowen's presentation ...

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    There was a post I read about how another gummy found this site through NVDA and Twitter and it must be you. Small worl...

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    $AKAO, Listening to the webcast of the R&D day, if you're not long now, my advice is to get there. Their new drug, ...

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    $AKAO is the company with a lead drug, plazomicin, which could potentially treat most (if not all) of the multi-drug res...

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    Is there a way to get into such hot IPOs such as Snap, Uber, Spotify etc...

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    It seems like the uber wealthy are themselves seeing more danger, not less, ahead. Grid down fears? Do you think they...

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    Save, I rather like it! Although, I think it needs to be well over $5M, because that is actually still a huge problem f...

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    Just a thought on the estate tax...It has never hurt the truly wealthy, only the middle class who have saved for years a...

  • arch1

    HN I need to raise a perhaps small point so the group does not become caught up in conspiracy paranoia. .Infowars play...

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    This is my explanation as to a strange thing - the super rich love affair with the party that bashes them and threatens ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Ah, makes sense. Uber has now given up in China as well, they sold their Uber China to the dominant local player....

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    The 292 apparently refers to the State Policy order no 292, which was the basis of curtailing the activities of Uber, Fa...

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    The specific deal is negotiated between Arch and the crowdfund outfit. It would be a warrant with specfic exit terms. Th...

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    Mary: Not sure how to spot a lout but it's good practice in assessing management teams to look at track records. If a CE...

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    https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/markets-by-sector/real_estate/housing-market-collapsing/ To own or not to own, that ...

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    Funny how the uber rich are always for the globalist agenda....

  • arch1

    DR KSS Germany in the Nazi era had ethicists who signed off on practices "for the good of society" and the thinking o...

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    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/harry-potter-author-jk-rowling-uses-voldemort-villains-donald-trump-in-brexit-opinion-rema...

  • arch1

    ben it occurs to me that I was perhaps too flippant in my response to your post. I forget that what you post is likely n...

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    Dear HN, I appreciate your viewpoint. Certainly makes me have second thoughts...which is the exact purpose of this foru...

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    I believe its pretty close to happening. Automakers are spending billions, Obama is suggesting a 4 billion govt. Investm...

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    I just managed to read Casey's articles as well as his recommendations long time ago. I would put him in the same box wi...

  • arch1

    We are on the same page and you make my point for me. If you want a car for whatever reason you should not have to justi...

  • SoGiAm

    ForLarry, J.D. Law - Data Science: Uber for Law. The Gummrateri is think of you: http://www.datasciencecentral.com/pr...

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    Thanks, Ben. It's more my style to look at their major holdings and cherrypick from them. For example, they've got...

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    The Motley Fool newsletter makes a number of far fetched assumptions in its mythbusting. 1. 'Myth No 2 Detroit is re...

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    Read that Uber want to lose their drivers to new fleets of these....

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    Imagine what driverless cars will do to Uber (and taxi services in general)! That may be the best short of all....

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    Another charter member here and another decision to drop the subscription. Mr. Mauldin has, in one form or another, cos...

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