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    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    Comparing apples and pears (MBLX/ADEP). One is a straight forward commodity play and the other is a high tech robotics innovation. Congratulations on your trade in that share.

    I would not have invested in ADEP merely because it is not a comfort zone for my investments. MBLX, CDXS, SZYM, KIOR, AMRS, BIOA all work for me in my risk section. Some are long others are short. All of them are losing money.

    Trading shares in the open market is a zero sum game. one side wins and the other loses. This does not matter if it is a short in stock or a CFD which is where I prefer to operate as this gives a greater margin. However I tend to play high risk only with a small proportion of my portfolio.

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    Sorry Longs. Stock price going down.

    by ilovepelosi Mar 27, 2014 9:53 PM

    Markets will fluctuate and they go the other way too!

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    Actually, I bought 18,000 MBLX shares today. Take a look at Adep. I had 5,000 shares last July at $3.50. Went as high as $21.40 where I sold. Try shorting it Pelosi and Dagiw. They're losing money too!

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Reply to

    Sorry Longs. Stock price going down.

    by ilovepelosi Mar 27, 2014 9:53 PM

    How do you feel about your prediction now? Does a 40%+ decline in price in about 3 weeks constitute "barely moves?"

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Reply to

    Sorry Longs. Stock price going down.

    by ilovepelosi Mar 27, 2014 9:53 PM

    How low does the price have to go before you'd be willing to buy? Is there any price you'd be willing to stick your toe in the water and buy this POS stock? I'd be tempted at 70 cents, and will be a buyer at 50 cents -purely out of speculation.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    Just out of curiosity, did you buy another 12,000 shares now that price has plummeted below $1? Are you willing to share with us any other stocks that you are buying? I usually don't buy puts, but I probably couldn't resist if you and Normey were willing to disclose a list of stocks that you own.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Reply to

    Schuler ownership position

    by littlejimmyvalentino Apr 14, 2014 10:15 PM

    Debt does not need equity share prices to strike a deal. However the two years since ADM and the 100+ days since the new CEO has not seen any debt providers rushing to close a deal means there is little chance of this happening and at this point we are near capitulation.

    Though not text book technical the stock is likely to test the low point of the year ($0.75) and if it breaks below that it is game over. You can see the larger share deals are happening at the end of the afternoon and are larger than the early ones.

    You can have faith in Shaulson but it is your money you are risking.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Reply to

    Schuler ownership position

    by littlejimmyvalentino Apr 14, 2014 10:15 PM

    I don't believe it would necessarily need to be Schuler purchasing shares from the company. He might be better served by taking warrants at current pricing and giving a loan to get them through to production or partnership that gets them there. The warrant could take the shape of the remaining amount before the poison pill. But I'm not a SEC lawyer. Possibly this isn't a kosher method.

    Betting short interest is scaling up again to high levels. Watching them act on the level 2 quotes is pretty fascinating. They'll get burned badly if Shaulson executes but betting mblx is very quiet on a lot of things until financing is disclosed.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Is it possible that the remaining, pending " dervivative lawsuit" could be holding up the path forward for financing to be signed sealed and delivered.

    I read in the Annual Report where the defendants expect to file their motion to dismiss on April 21, 2014.
    As a practical matter -I expect the suit to be dismissed...but obviously that remains in the hands of the judge.

    I recall at this time last year-( April 25) Proxies for the Annual Shareholder meeting were sent to shareholders of record on April 1st.

    I remain hopeful that this year's proxy will be announced soon..and that it will outline the specific financing and business model options for the company going forward-and bring them to a vote.
    Good Luck All

    Sentiment: Hold

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    Remember the saying, "past results will not necesarily reflect future performance" It applies here as well. I think this company needed a strong CEO with a track record which they may have found.

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    Bought another 17,000 shares today with another 10,000 on order.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Reply to

    Schuler ownership position

    by littlejimmyvalentino Apr 14, 2014 10:15 PM

    So that means Mr Schuler is good for a follow on investment of 6% at current market cap that means the might have access to $2m in any private placement before there is a breach of that covenant. That is a long way from the $50-60m they plan on raising. If he exceeds that trigger effectively he is a bidder for the entire company, provided the poison pill is evoked by the board. Not only would he have to offer the same price to all shareholders but as mentioned in my previous message yesterday, he would have to find $50-60m to keep the company afloat on top of his bid in order to allow them to survive until the end of 2015. All that without reaching breakeven. This is one of the most unlikely scenarios.

    On the going concern issue (speaking with the background on this matter) an auditor must provide an assessment on whether management have the ability to continue operations over a period of time, usually 12 months. In this case the SEC filings refer to this case and the CEO made such a statement that unless they do raise funds by the 3rd quarter things will not go according to plan.

    As far as reality... it depends on which story you want to believe. Business Logic or The Emperors New Clothes

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    I wouldn't be buying if I didn't expect to make money. Thanks for your good wishes. I took on the nom de plume in 2008 when short sellers could decimate stocks because the "uptick" rule had been abandoned, having been in place since the Great Depression, as well as the Glass-Steagall Act (1933). The current market place is definitely a casino market that desperately needs regulation. Short selling is a blood sucking cancer robbing the savings of Americans as well as all the other manipulations in the market.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • On February 6, 2012, the Company entered into a letter agreement (the “Schuler Agreement”) with Jack W.
    Going concern issues? Really? C'mon. Let's be real shall we?

    1. Jack Schuler controls 14% of the company. He's allowed to own 19.99%. (See below for SEC Filing)

    2. He recruited a rock star of a CEO who can make himself a very, wealthy man if he's able to execute his business plan. As of now, he's basically been working for free.

    3. What has likely transpired? It's no secret that they were going to have to financing. The shelf was filed long ago. The deal might be taking longer than they like. What was the auditor to do? They had to slap them with a "going concern" qualification. (For example: What if Schuler became incapacitated and his foundation/family lost interest?)

    4. Unfortunately, the market turned just when they needed to turn on the spigot. But to think that going concerns are real strains the boundaries of commons sense given who the largest shareholder and who was hired

    Schuler, Renate Schuler and the Schuler Family Foundation, a tax-exempt private operating foundation of which Jack W. Schuler and Renate Schuler serve as two of the three directors (collectively, the “Schuler Stockholders”). The Schuler Stockholders may be deemed to have aggregate beneficial ownership of up to 5,091,295 shares, or approximately 14.7%, of the Company’s outstanding common stock.

    Pursuant to the Schuler Agreement, the Schuler Stockholders have made certain representations and covenants regarding ownership, voting support arrangements, standstill arrangements and rights of first refusal. In exchange for these representations and covenants, the Company agreed to amend the Shareholder Rights Plan to allow the Schuler Stockholders, under certain circumstances, to increase their beneficial ownership up to 19.99% of the outstanding common stock without becoming Acquiring Persons (as defined in the Rights Agreemen

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    You obviously like to play in the casino, hence your username. The history and the facts all point in one direction, yet you remain an optimist. Got to love it. Hope you win!

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    It's not how low, but how high before I sell to you. Thanks to this low volume Easter week, tax selling, your and Dagiw's negativity, and media fear, I was able to pick up an additional 12,000 shares today. So, rest assured, you'll get your chance to buy my shares when the intrinsic value of MBLX is recognized. "Quality will Out."

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    Just so I understand, how low do you expect the price to go before you think we'll be interested in buying your shares?

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    I have no skin in the game. I don't own any shares and haven't gone short. That's a fact. Only reason I still watch this stock is my hope to recover the small fortune I lost on this POS stock one day, and to warn others not to believe any thing the MBLX senior management team says. Eno was finally fired, about 2 years too late.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    Thank you for letting me buy at such low prices.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Reply to

    Selling Dagiw & Pelosi My Shares

    by casinomarket Apr 3, 2014 10:30 PM

    I have never disguised my being short since $1.52 on this stock. My comments are opinions and I would advise anyone whether they read my comments or not to do their own research

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