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Old 07-27-2012, 08:09 AM
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S is up to $4 now on 4x the average daily volume and there's still half day to trade!

PCS (Metro PCS) up 40% today, holy cow! Shorts are getting killed there!

Reading Sprint's earning call transcript, I'd say there will be rumor of S acquiring PCS in late 2013 or 2014 assuming it continues to gain traction on NV and subscriber gain for the rest of the year, reasons being (1) Dan H has finally gained creditably from the board to turn the company around after being denied the idea earlier this year, (2) Sprint is running out of specturm by 2015 excluding CLWR's low-quality 2.5Ghz, and (3) Sprint will be done with Network Vision, and ready to merge with another CDMA and LTE carrier, and most importantly, (4) Dans' statement from the call that it wants to see consolidation in the industry.

$5.5 isn't that far fetched at this point.
The volume yesterday definitely ranked top 5 of all time.

Up another 7% already in heavy volume. If you bought the time I pointed out S' about to break out at 3, it's already a 50% return in 1 month.

Facebook got thumbs down... way down. Thankfully my loss is only a couple hundred bucks there...

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Old 07-27-2012, 09:49 AM
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The volume yesterday definitely ranked top 5 of all time.

Up another 7% already in heavy volume. If you bought the time I pointed out S' about to break out at 3, it's already a 50% return in 1 month.

Facebook got thumbs down... way down. Thankfully my loss is only a couple hundred bucks there...
Good call on Sprint.
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Old 07-27-2012, 07:12 PM
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Resistance is futile... Euro currency collapse is imminent...
The ECB can print money til the cows come home and prevent a Euro collapse. Since the alternative (Greece exit, possible financial collapse and massive deflation) is scarier, that migiht be what they will do.
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:55 AM
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Those that bought the weekly $4.5 Sprint calls last Friday just doubled their money.

http://www.google.com/finance/option_chain?q=NYSE:S
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Old 07-30-2012, 11:34 AM
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Those that bought the weekly $4.5 Sprint calls last Friday just doubled their money.

http://www.google.com/finance/option_chain?q=NYSE:S
The volume's still relatively heavy, and up another 3% today with 2.5 hrs left. Yeah, those calls really made some big bucks... I was still losing on paper until the recent rally and the position added in May definitely helps tremendously. Now I have a decent position on S with profits on paper.

Sometimes I wish Cramer could stop pumping up S... yes I know it's great story, but he's really been pumping it too much.

When people get all excited, it doesn't take much to take it back down, in a big way.

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Old 07-30-2012, 12:10 PM
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The volume's still relatively heavy, and up another 3% today with 2.5 hrs left. Yeah, those calls really made some big bucks... I was still losing on paper until the recent rally and the position added in May definitely helps tremendously. Now I have a decent position on S with profits on paper.

Sometimes I wish Cramer could stop pumping up S... yes I know it's great story, but he's really been pumping it too much.

When people get all excited, it doesn't take much to take it back down, in a big way.
Now that Cramer says it's going to $5 it might be time to get out or buy some puts lol..

http://seekingalpha.com/article/7620...ith-jim-cramer
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Old 07-30-2012, 12:47 PM
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Now that Cramer says it's going to $5 it might be time to get out or buy some puts lol..

http://seekingalpha.com/article/7620...ith-jim-cramer
I think it can go to 5.50 before next earning call (yes, another 3 months down the road). technically speaking.

If the next earning call is good and the market didn't crash, there's a long way up to go for S.

Yes I've said it before (last time it topped 5.5 a year ago) but the market over-reacted to the slight bump in July, which could happen again if hot money keeps pumping in, and then the "we don't care about CLWR" fiasco in October when unveiling the Network Vision project... but take away all those noise, S turn-around is a true story that has been years in the making, literally, since Dan Hesse took over the office.

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Old 07-30-2012, 02:58 PM
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I was expecting some covering after the last drop and my source from Macau tells me numbers were good during tournament week so calls should do well this week for LVS. Let's see..

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Old 07-30-2012, 03:02 PM
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I expect Garmin to take back off again one day. I have spotted the Garmin street view car taking photos and videos in Taipei. There are now 3 cars doing so. Before it was just Google but now we have Apple and recent Garmin that have joined in on this. This should get interesting now that Garmin has started to start street views as well.
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Old 07-30-2012, 03:35 PM
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I expect Garmin to take back off again one day. I have spotted the Garmin street view car taking photos and videos in Taipei. There are now 3 cars doing so. Before it was just Google but now we have Apple and recent Garmin that have joined in on this. This should get interesting now that Garmin has started to start street views as well.
It's not that simple - This effort is there to keep up with the big boys.

Garmin's growth in fitness is what's holding the company for now, but in the long run it depends on the complete auto in-dash system, hence Apple's Siri-button announcement in June was enough to take away 10% of its market cap, and that's just the thunder.

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The boost will come when the system is adopted by car manufacturers.

Also keep an eye on whether the company can grow in Marine and Aviation markets.

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Old 07-31-2012, 03:22 AM
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Mother of all hands today lol..
I knew there was a hand involved in those last couple of gains and sure enough it made news today on Bloomberg..

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-0...september.html
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Old 07-31-2012, 06:13 AM
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So the junkies at Wall Street did not get their fix from the FED or ECB and are today experiencing quantitative easing withdrawal?
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So the junkies at Wall Street did not get their fix from the FED or ECB and are today experiencing quantitative easing withdrawal?
Nothing the invisible hand can't handle.
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So the junkies at Wall Street did not get their fix from the FED or ECB and are today experiencing quantitative easing withdrawal?
I was watching TVIX and VIX today. TVIX was barely down today when the market was down around -150 points. I reckon we bounce but Asian stocks sold off today. Not easy to call but usually when VIX is barely down it usually means we turn around and we did some yesterday before closing.

Apple is a good one to keep an eye on with the new iPhone 5 due out by next month. Apple usually has a run up before each new iPhone is released so we are due for another run up. On the dips Apple is good to buy noes of course the whole freakin market tanks which has been long overdue now.
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I was watching TVIX and VIX today. TVIX was barely down today when the market was down around -150 points. I reckon we bounce but Asian stocks sold off today. Not easy to call but usually when VIX is barely down it usually means we turn around and we did some yesterday before closing.

Apple is a good one to keep an eye on with the new iPhone 5 due out by next month. Apple usually has a run up before each new iPhone is released so we are due for another run up. On the dips Apple is good to buy noes of course the whole freakin market tanks which has been long overdue now.
Here is that bounce
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Here is that bounce
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Apple just cleared $620 today and looks like it is headed to $650 this month before new iPhone 5 is released.
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Mysteriously dropped or someone had their bank account filled Silver prices should never have dropped from $50 to around $25 like they did.

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There are lot of big talk and predictions around here. Who can stand up to say he has made the right choices in his investments, on paper, so far? Let see that thumb up.

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There are lot of big talk and predictions around here. Who can stand up to say he has made the right choices in his investments, on paper, so far? Let see that thumb up.

I was mostly cash when the market was higher than today 4 months ago, still mostly cash.

I'm buying more shorts at these prices, cause sometimes you need a good false rally before you can get a real downturn. What are you doing? Let me guess, you ride your mutual funds up and down, ignore it when it's down, then when they're up, you think buy and hold is a great strategy?

You probably felt great but didn't sell when the S&P was 1500 in 2000, then again when it was 1500 in 2007?
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MCP looking attractive the recent beating it took.
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Did any of you guys make some money on OCZ in the last couple months? I had impeccable timing, just wish I had more invested.
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Did any of you guys make some money on OCZ in the last couple months? I had impeccable timing, just wish I had more invested.
Been a bumpy few months for OCZ stock shares. Big drop followed by a big bounce with another drop after.OCZ is quite volatile.
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Something for Sprint is cooking. The other day this week someone loaded up big on the November calls and today right before the market closed someone bought a shi$ load of the August 18 Sprint $5.5 calls. I tried to get my order through just before closing bell as well but it did not go through. Will try and get in early on Monday if stock is not already up again before market opens.
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