KOG debt level is quite high, they need WTI prices over 90, which seems like a fairy tale, too much supply coming onboard this year, i believe the valuation is very very high, and wouldnt be surprised to see kog around 7 dollars soon, but yes, i think they will be purchased eventually great acreage
Love the enormous upside potential here! Pros outweigh the Cons by far! STRONG BUY!
Sentiment: Strong Buy
China's new home prices rose an average of 0.8 percent in January from a year earlier, snapping 10 months of decline and raising the risk Beijing may seek to bolster a three-year campaign to curb property inflation.
Home prices in 70 major cities across China rose an average of 0.7 percent in January from the previous month, after a 0.4 percent rise in December, according to Reuters' calculations from data released by the National Bureau of Statistics.
China's cabinet on Wednesday restated intentions to extend a pilot property-tax programme to more cities and urged local authorities again to put price-control targets on new homes, in a fresh bid to calm frothy real estate markets.
That spooked markets and triggered a sharp fall in property stocks Thursday.
Many investors expect Beijing imminently to announce new measures to temper stubbornly high house prices that have largely defied cooling efforts so far, and rumors of fresh curbs had hit equities in Hong Kong and China over the last few weeks.
(Read More: Bond Frenzy Stokes Bubble Fears in China's Real Estate)
Liu Jianwei, a senior statistician at the NBS, played down the risk of a sustained surge in prices in a separate statement published on Friday.
"With the government's property measures being effectively implemented, the upward home price pressure seen starting from the fourth quarter of last year is expected to fade and there is no basis for home prices to experience an overall big rebound," Liu said.
Real estate, which directly impacts around 40 other business sectors in China, is a key driver in the world's second-largest economy, which is recovering from its worst annual downturn in 13 years.
China's government has spent three years implementing policies to rein in speculative real estate activity but home prices are still beyond the reach of many middle class citizens, fuelling social discontent.
Policy Tightening Risks
A Reuters poll in December showed economists expect a 7.0 percent increase in house prices in 2013 and a rise of 5.0 percent in 2014 due to a reviving economy and strong housing demand.
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"The rebound is to a large extent driven by loose monetary policy," said Zhang Zhiwei, chief China economist at Nomura in Hong Kong. "We expect the rebound of property prices will force the government to tighten monetary policy in coming months, and (money supply) growth will decline."
Home prices rose month-on-month in 53 of 70 major cities monitored by the NBS in January, just down from 54 in December, the NBS data showed, and confirming signs of a gradual rebound in the property market.
The NBS also said new home prices in Beijing rose 3.3 percent in January from the previous year - more than double December's rise of 1.6 percent. Shanghai prices gained 1.3 percent on the year in January. They were flat in December.
The official Shanghai Securities Journal has reported China's tier 1 cities including Beijing may introduce fresh property-tightening measures soon to curb strong housing demand.
China's home prices began their latest climb in mid-2012 as the People's Bank of China, the central bank, began easing monetary policy to underpin faltering economic growth.
Reuters started its weighted China home price index in January 2011 when the NBS stopped providing nationwide data. The NBS now only publishes price changes for each of the 70 major cities.
read on equity mini options that will start trading next month on selected stocks. amazon, google, gld, spy, so crack heads retailers will be able to bet on less than 100 shares at the time as those securities are high priced.
will this be the last air pumped into this "market"? who knows if it is not effective they may announce daily bets next.
Gearbox may keep riding high on Borderlands, but Pitchford had better watch himself. His credibility has taken several hits now, and even worse, talk of "embezzlement" of SEGA money to fund Duke, Borderlands, etc. I recall questioning a couple years ago how Gearbox could handle BL, Duke, Aliens, BIA, etc....obviously, it couldn't. I doubt anything will come of it legally (especially no TTWO liability), but publishers may shy away from Gearbox in the future. It will likely all blow over, but the sources have been proven correct on other details. Small industry...we'll see.
last minute joining a conference invited by Morgan Stanley
this has a purpose on the stock price. Tomorrow this ZNGA doggy will flight like an eagle
Sentiment: Strong Buy
You will loose everything because this stock is heading down, it is no longer a market leader. Gone the old good days, the stock tanked over 40% in 3 months, there is no reason for this trend no to continue. Keep buying will translate into keep looosing.
Sentiment: Strong Sell
Short sellers are not admitting that that their presentation is built on myth and somebody's fantasy. Presentation should not be taken serious but you should take our word and demand an investigation.