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cincyyyyy 109 posts  |  Last Activity: Aug 28, 2014 10:59 AM Member since: May 9, 2012
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  • cincyyyyy by cincyyyyy Aug 28, 2014 10:59 AM Flag

    what is your take ? Pro and Con TIA

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    Hey FLY

    by cincyyyyy Aug 24, 2014 5:13 PM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 26, 2014 11:25 AM Flag

    That's Good . stay well .

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    by squashboy68 Aug 22, 2014 9:23 AM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 25, 2014 10:51 AM Flag

    I did .$1.20 first buy in .Added @ $1.23 Friday's close .Not too keen on the news this a.m. A USA company getting paid from Russia company is like pulling teeth .And harder to track the facts ? But a nice start to the week anyway .

  • cincyyyyy by cincyyyyy Aug 24, 2014 5:13 PM Flag

    Every thing OK out there ?

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    by squashboy68 Aug 22, 2014 9:23 AM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 22, 2014 11:45 AM Flag

    I've put NOR on my watch list only to monitor price action . It would have to drop mid $3 for a trade to peak my interest ?

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    by squashboy68 Aug 22, 2014 9:23 AM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 22, 2014 11:24 AM Flag

    "came over here because that CPST board is a mess"" You are being too kind with this statement .So Thursday next it is and I have a good feeling about this stock also they have some new orders and their PR department are quick to put them out.. CPST stock has been looking very strong last few sessions that's for sure .Better volume to the upside is always welcomed .Did up my buy-in to $1.18 this morning .Might get it with Janet Yellen out in Jackson Hole .She just might have a senior moment and send the markets in to a sell on the news event ?

  • cincyyyyy by cincyyyyy Aug 21, 2014 2:39 PM Flag

    How/when will it end ? And at what price ?

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    by cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 2:06 PM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 3:53 PM Flag

    No not yet . I did raise my entry to $1.15 this a.m. it came close @$1.18 .I was counting on Miller being there strong arm and a quick thinker .The Buckeyes had better do well they have one of the weakest schedules. What is the worst news Miller out or Manziel not being the starter ? Down here it is no contest Miller is the worst of the news.

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    by cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 2:06 PM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 3:35 PM Flag

    No rate reduction for NOR .I'll wait and see .The 3 day rule comes in to play for me.glty

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    What is wrong ? Can Nor sell some equity ?

    by jakeswave2 Aug 20, 2014 2:18 PM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 3:19 PM Flag

    Very Good work grad .

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    by cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 2:06 PM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 2:09 PM Flag

    The markets are starting to puke .It is in need of a correction of a true 10-15% ?imo

  • cincyyyyy by cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 2:06 PM Flag

    NOR moving to the down side .Won't have to do any chasing of it .It pays to wait a little while longer "The Ohio State" is in trouble .Put me in coach im ready to play today .Watch NV smoke the Penn tonite .

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    What is this poison pill?

    by victorcreo Aug 20, 2014 1:41 PM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 20, 2014 1:54 PM Flag

    What it is:

    A poison pill is a strategy that tries to create a shield against a takeover bid by another company by triggering a new, prohibitive cost that must be paid after the takeover.

    How it works/Example:

    There are many poison pill strategies that have been used by companies against hostile takeovers and corporate raiders. For example, offering a preferred stock option to current shareholders allows them to exercise their purchase rights at a huge premium to the company, making the cost of the acquisition suddenly unattractive. Another method is to take on a debt that would leave the company overleveraged and potentially unprofitable.

    Some companies have created employee stock ownership plans that vest only when the takeover is finalized. In addition to a dilution of the stock value, such employee benefits may result in an employee exodus from the company leaving it without its talented workforce (which is often one of the drivers of the acquisition).

    Another example is to offer a series of golden parachutes for company executives. This could also make the takeover of the company prohibitively expensive the buyer had planned to replace the top management.

    Finally, one non-financial method of a poison pill is to stagger the election of the board of a company, causing the acquiring company to face a hostile board for a prolonged period of time. In some cases, this delay in gaining control of the board (and therefore the votes necesarry to approve certain key actions) is a sufficient deterrent for a takeover attempt.

    An extreme implementation of a poison pill is called a suicide pill.

    Why it Matters:

    Poison pills raise the cost of mergers and acquisitions. At times, they create enough of a disincentive to deter takeover attempts altogether. Companies should be careful, however, in constructing poison pill strategies. As a strategy, poison pills are only effective as a deterrent. When actually put into effect, they often create potentially devastatingly high costs and are usually not in the best long-term interests of the shareholders.

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    by cincyyyyy Aug 18, 2014 11:14 AM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 18, 2014 1:53 PM Flag

    OT Indy/Col is our 2nd homes .Yes it is great to watch them on a media that goes around the world ! wow Ohio didn't do so well .NV is going to win it all .My granddaughter was on ESPN 3 months ago cheerleading semi finals .Grandson skates for Columbus Blue Jackets AAA U16 .It will be tuff driving up there for practice/games .His game's are all over the USA and Canada .What town you in ? Cambridge camped up there once . I have a 5 year old grandson who just plays in the dirt during the games/practice .He is a trip .CPST some one is unloading shares and there is some one loading up on those same shares .Their doing a swap imo ?

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    by cincyyyyy Aug 18, 2014 11:14 AM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 18, 2014 12:51 PM Flag

    I was lucky with my 4 kids in that aspect didn't miss a hockey game or football game or baseball game .Was able to watch all my girls swim meets/girl scout softball Worked 30 years at PG and it was a very good company back then .Have five grandkids that gets tired of seeing grandpa making a fool of himself on the side lines but who cares certainly not me .Yes I live 25 miles from Cincinnati .Yes your health is the most important issue .Yes I was lucky with the job area .

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    by cincyyyyy Aug 18, 2014 11:14 AM
    cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 18, 2014 12:24 PM Flag

    A Man with a plan .Listen Up and Listen good . There is NOT one good thing about growing older NOT one ! There are just so many cruises to go on and beaches to lay on Costa Rica is a great place, been there done that visit .Been retired for 18 years I was 50 then .With money to burn .I thought and thought Wrong .You pick a number to live on and live good ?Double it at least .I have fished just about every famous trout stream there is around the USA .You do as you wish but stop wishing yourself to be older it's a bummer .Went to the VA for some help with hearing aids .8 visits later still no hearing aids .Maybe the next visit will do ? Getting old stinks .

  • cincyyyyy by cincyyyyy Aug 18, 2014 11:14 AM Flag

    looking to pick up a starter position @ $1.11 in CPST . NOR has left me chasing again .glty

  • cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 13, 2014 4:51 PM Flag

    It won't be IPO'D in the USA .It is not allowed .It will be an offshore transaction . Most likely in Ireland for tax reason's imo ?

  • cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 11, 2014 10:04 PM Flag

    yes why hold on to the divvy ? put the money else where .

  • cincyyyyy cincyyyyy Aug 11, 2014 4:35 PM Flag

    Second Quarter 2014 Highlights and Recent Events
    • On July 29, 2014, Noranda joined consumer groups that represent all Missouri electricity consumers in support of a Missouri Office of Public Counsel compromise proposal to reduce the smelter`s electricity rates; this proposal, if approved, would provide first year rate relief of approximately $30 million, a reduction in net cash cost of approximately $0.05 per pound
    • Excluding special items, earnings per share ("EPS") was a $0.10 loss in second quarter 2014 and reported EPS was an $0.11 loss
    • Average realized Midwest transaction price per pound shipped was $0.99, compared to $0.95 in first quarter 2014; $0.95 in second quarter 2013
    • Net Cash Cost was $0.84 per pound, compared to $0.90 per pound, or $0.79 per pound excluding weather-related impact in first quarter 2014; second quarter 2013 Net Cash Cost was $0.83 per pound
    • Total segment profit was $30.4 million, compared to $10.7 million in first quarter 2014 and $25.0 million in second quarter 2013
    • Cash and cash equivalents totaled $32.9 million and total available liquidity was $179.3 million as of June 30, 2014

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