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baltbear 71 posts  |  Last Activity: 14 hours ago Member since: Apr 8, 2011
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  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear 14 hours ago Flag

    penn,
    "It's at least a $1 billion market cap company." On what basis? Let's get 2x more optimisitic than than the indexes, and dgo for inverse of the long (2.02% today) and say a p/e of 50. Let's say 30% for COG... What's the gross required? How many years--if ever--to that point? What products?
    Go ahead.. make the case....

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 25, 2015 7:31 PM Flag

    shortsucker,
    Any newbie here can run a check and see what an absolute load of garbage your post is. That's what makes it so excellent.
    " You did warn us at $2, and $3, " "warmed" what? Thre same thing I have been saying here throughout: if anyone likes this dog, trade into accumulation, since that is what the "longs" here admit to doing, and it is what any [prudent speculator does with a ticker that is still a long ways from even making payroll.
    "Warned" people to read the filings? lolol0ol....
    Yeah, that would bother you and yours, since you have nothing to say.

    By the way, you or any little piece of shoe-scraping poser like you look truly hilarious trying to tell me what to do.

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 24, 2015 8:53 PM Flag

    shortsucker,
    "Didn't he say, Dont Buy at $2, then at $3 and today he says Dont Buy at $4? " No. In fact no such thing was said--by me.
    What I have said consistently is that anybody who likes this dog needs to trade into accumulation until they get a basis like that of insiders and cronies...which is well below a buck.
    And there's an easy $50K waiting for anyone who can prove any of the lies about me being short this dog, or having any client have any position on it except in an index like ^rua since 2004.
    But of course all the pumpers and #$%$ around here talk about me rather than the actual filings.
    It lets the dilution go on unimpeded.

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 24, 2015 6:11 PM Flag

    As explained here long long ago when jmil2 was pretendintg to know anything about "science", medicine and "markets" the CE Mark just means the stuff can be __sold__. Not for what use, and says nothing about anybody paying for it.
    It's merely a highly efficient (better than USA ) form of GMP.. in this case, for (probably) a class III medical device, as a generic implant. Note: GENERIC.

  • Reply to

    Great

    by mriucd Feb 24, 2015 10:27 AM
    baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 24, 2015 6:04 PM Flag

    mriucd,
    The "news" is neutral to negative for the common stock. Look at how long the koolade salesmen here have been hyping Renevia. Well over a year. And at the end of that time, __one__ patient in clinical trial. It's going to take about another 34 before the highly expensive process of results analysis can even begin.
    In the meantime... tick tock...the burn rate continues.
    This reduces the likely price to be paid per share for the $100mm worth of dilution already guaranteed.

  • Reply to

    Life map- now what

    by mriucd Feb 20, 2015 11:23 AM
    baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 23, 2015 7:20 PM Flag

    blue,
    When they bought the core of it from the owner/inventor it was generating about $65K---it's in the old 10Qs, which was basically, the guy's salary. Now after spending few million, it might be "generating" $500K--by cutting out the middle men and commission, out of the $2mm "research products" line item.
    The "long" koolade drinkers around here, like msft, were talking about it being a smart phone app that would be the beginning of people doing their own genetics.... rotfl....
    It's a catalog. No different than any other "picks & shovels" catalog.

  • Reply to

    Life map- now what

    by mriucd Feb 20, 2015 11:23 AM
    baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 20, 2015 7:34 PM Flag

    mriucd,
    Now may be you do the due diligence and find out that "life map" is really nothing more than a catalog update. Learn the tech.

  • Reply to

    Baltbear = A Pro Basher

    by short_buster Feb 6, 2015 10:01 AM
    baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 20, 2015 7:32 PM Flag

    short,
    Hi there lying punk. Great job of showing you got nothing to say about how this dog gets back to losing only 7 cents a share every quarter, from around a dime like it has been since AK engineered it onto the indexes.

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 20, 2015 7:31 PM Flag

    msft,
    "LifeMap alone will draw in 2/3 mil, " on what pile of piffle do you base this ridiculous claim? What have it's revenues been in the past 4 years since Mikey started playing with it?
    has it even made back the $750K Mikey paid for a seat license from which to reverse engineer the EEU DB?

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 19, 2015 6:14 PM Flag

    clone,
    " above 2mil mark" which, minus payroll and insider options is still a negative numbere---even if no other $ got spent.

  • Reply to

    Biotime Warrants

    by h2145h Feb 18, 2015 7:22 PM
    baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 19, 2015 6:12 PM Flag

    h2,
    "t. It could happen." REad the S-3. It's a lock. Most notable is the allowance for a new round of toxic debenture like the ones that carried BTX from $4 to a dime--which will happen again if cash flow from operations doesn't increase 10X in the next 30 mo0nths or so.

  • Reply to

    love this stock but

    by mriucd Feb 18, 2015 11:27 AM
    baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 19, 2015 6:09 PM Flag

    mricucd,
    Vol is not all that important, and in fact the reported average for BTX is currently inflated hard by year end port adjustments. The only volume that matters is revenue per share. Using the thinking penn has used here before if that revenue per share goes up by about $0.40 per year, BTX could sustain a $2. share price.

  • Reply to

    love this stock but

    by mriucd Feb 18, 2015 11:27 AM
    baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 19, 2015 6:06 PM Flag

    penn,
    You were doing great until you called BTX "undervalued." Oh..and "Even a small probability it will work woukd yield a large net present value. " Nope..just a much higher than Graham would pay on the tape. If you can show in 200 words at what I would have demanded from high school level interns as to how to calculate a realistic figure out of "small probability" with NO $ figures, B/Ds and talking heads the world over will want to know about it.

  • Reply to

    Biotime Warrants

    by h2145h Feb 18, 2015 7:22 PM
    baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 18, 2015 8:14 PM Flag

    h2,
    Your "facts" are correct. Your interpretation of them is a mess of retail road kill waiting to happen.
    Go find a Black-Scholes calculator and see how it looks there.
    The one thing you are missing is "if" $6.39 and __stays___ there. Something like thaht depends on BTX brining in enough rev minus COG to make payroll and rent. There is no indication that will happen, and there is a promise that there will be another round of massive dilution.

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 17, 2015 5:57 PM Flag

    HC,
    Thumbs up. They should be embarrassed---that is the most honest of them. The rest should just be fed to wild hogs in West Texas and converted to something useful.
    Go ahead--make the case for WB sucking his own shares off the mkt. Who benefits? O..you do. So what?
    In the meantime, bI see the fun news that WB is divesting out of carbon stocks.... A little late, but then, just for the likes of you he didn;t do a one day dump.

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 16, 2015 6:35 PM Flag

    HC,
    "all I ever asked was, Y, YYY, buy ibm over brkb, simple, ez to answer" The simple answer is that all he could do with the BRKB is sell it later at a higher price---a perfect paper churn of the type that kept you going for decades until 92 ish.

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 13, 2015 7:12 PM Flag

    HC,
    I dunno about "professor"--but I do know you know the paper game, which is the essence of the street. The problems you have analysing BRK come from that. $$ that WB couldawouldashoulda made is part of building the scripts in a boiler room.
    And the days of a few making 20% compounded whateverley because retail was too stupid to price correctly are gone.... ok.....not gone, but beginning get old.
    In the meantime, a survey referenced in Individual Advisor showed that about 26% of retail had no idea that their brokers cost them any thing at all....

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 12, 2015 6:50 PM Flag

    And a failing recall suggests that WB has been pushing the idea that the pricing errors that made such trading profitable are disappearing---except where the error is that the price is being pushed by cash inflows to the mkt into the realm of absurdity.

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 12, 2015 6:39 PM Flag

    HC,
    One again you forget that WB is playing HIS game, not yours. See, it's like this: he IS "the guys" and he invited some retail to watch him play and have their holdings grow.
    Buy lunch with the guy. He'll likely explain to you in terms that work at Spoint.
    By the way that "2% for the house" is a good reminder why the sainted Benjamin Siegel was more honest than Fido.

  • baltbear@ymail.com baltbear Feb 12, 2015 6:32 PM Flag

    Sinc3e WB's basis for BYD is $1.90, and WB fan boys had the chance to buy around that range and sell for a triple not that long after, what you are actually seeing here is HC--who knows the paper game well--complaining that those actually generating wealth aren;t generating paper to match.

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