From this picture of her from when she won the South Florida trailer park beauty pageant (from 10 years ago) indicates I should be able to outrun her at the very least.
I have no doubt that you know more than I do about IDCC. However, I have no doubt that I understand the M&A process than you do.
You should put me on IGNORE if you want to close your mind to an informed opposing point of view. The problem with this board is that it is populated with folks who love this company but don't really understand the process in which it is engaged. You all reinforce each other to the point where you lose objectivity and ignore the boldfaced writing on the wall.
Long from $52 to $65. Wrote AUG then SEP OTM calls against my long...all expired worthless. That is how I made money on IDCC. Oh yeah, and then there was that scalp the other day from $47 to $49. Any other questions. Go back and read my posts if you don't believe me.
I was thinking about writing a case study on this deal and the popular delusions postulated and reinforced on message boards.
Yes we're back on terra firma...ticking off the weeks until #2 joins us on this wild ride. I've got my hands full.
Just followed your advice, Stoploss, without the cut and paste. I can't really believe the guy was actually real. He was so stereotypical -- the absolute worst that everyone imagines about hedge funds and investment bankers. The reference about Sag Harbor (for "decades") finally triggered my gag reflex.