I guess 3M is convinced about their prospects. They bought 6 million plus shares Oct. 2009 at a buck per share. If your scared or as the other poster said he thinks ALIF is full of S-H-I-T move on to something else. Here is a tip NTWK. I bought 18,000 shares of this baby Sept. 3 at $1.05. It closed Friday at $1.98.