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daveedandlaura 10 posts  |  Last Activity: Sep 18, 2014 5:46 PM Member since: Nov 7, 2007
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    PDLI Statement Given

    by ducktown10 Sep 18, 2014 9:48 AM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Sep 18, 2014 5:46 PM Flag

    The most optimistic reason to give is that no publicly traded company should engage in audit services of the same CPA firm for more than 5-8 years, to reduce the risk of said CPA firm losing its independence, THE BEDROCK FOR ANY AUDIT ENGAGEMENT.

    Given E&Y's tenure as the external auditor, perhaps this could be a consideration?

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    Okay, I've got one to ponder...

    by adsmith2036 Sep 8, 2014 7:13 PM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Sep 18, 2014 8:32 AM Flag

    Then she can buy Impact Wrestling, publicly shame Ms Dixie, making her her personal valet, which eventually leads into a series of matches between the two ladies.

    The storyline possibilities are potentially endless.

  • Reply to

    The PDLI brain trust is all the money ...

    by dadaswalapala Aug 22, 2014 11:22 AM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Aug 26, 2014 10:25 AM Flag

    I can't answer your question, but it appears from your holdings, you are an income driven investor. All have substantial yields (at least in this yield challenged market place)

    It appears to me that you are a buy and hold investor, desiring to maximize income and using the dividends that these pay to achieve this objective. Thus my thoughts are that this stock would be a "hold" security, that provides you a nice income, in a different sector from the other stocks you have mentioned. Thusly you are diversifying your portfolio, which is a desirable position to take in the marketplace.

    I too have a small position in PDLI, maintain it ,and enjoy the dividend it pays.

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    by mrmystique97005 Aug 17, 2014 11:21 PM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Aug 18, 2014 2:29 PM Flag

    He can't talk on the mic, he works stiff, and I truly believe he doesn't care if he hurts his opponent in the squared circle.

    This clown has no business being in this business. He is better suited for competing in the UFC, although it is highly unlikely he can command the outrageous amount of money that the WWE currently pays him.

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    Jason54 or other WWE Longs

    by epritske Jun 17, 2014 11:46 AM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Jul 26, 2014 4:53 PM Flag

    As long as Vince is around calling the shots , and the concept of qualified dividend remains in the tax code, . Vince will enjoy an effective tax rate on his dividend income that does not exceed 23.9%, which is considerably less than his marginal tax bracket Thus the dividend shall remain.

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    Let's hope this is something good !!!

    by reddywilling Jul 22, 2014 10:11 AM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Jul 22, 2014 10:32 AM Flag

    Will be for those who recently purchased in this security.

    I've got quite a ways to go before I recover my investment. No more risk capital available to purchase any more shares. I was "all in" in that regard when I made the decision when I made this purchase of this security,.

    Quoting by one Vince Van Patton of the World Poker tour, when asked by co-host Mike Sexton prior to the start of a broadcast, when asked about the players at the final table and who he thought would win, said, "Mike this field is more wide open than a Kardashian sister on a Saturday night."
    (Interesting that the censors allowed that to air). I guess that represents "my expert analysis" of Metabolix at this time.

    May as well maintain my position, and read what others say on this post that have far more technical knowledge about Metabolix's products and potential applications and markets than I .

  • Reply to

    Will it break the low?

    by dagiw Jul 15, 2014 3:08 PM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Jul 15, 2014 3:58 PM Flag

    As Janis Ian said in a song, "when the party's over you can fall in love with me'.

    Consider the source.

  • daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Jul 8, 2014 10:08 AM Flag

    Ric Flair's "rides" on "space mountain" were real.

    All his styling and profiling, and not a penny to his name and looking at a mountain of personal debt.

    Maybe Natch should go on the comedy circuit ala Mick Foley. The stories he could tell from his days on the road, I am sure would entertain many of us "ham and eggers"

    Look at the number of engagements Mr Foley has scheduled this year.
    Certainly a "higher" profile Wrestler such as the Nature Boy could do at least replicate Mr. Foley's success. Woooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Reply to

    MCP is over people

    by gabash Jun 27, 2014 7:56 PM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Jun 28, 2014 5:35 PM Flag

    Also previously known as Aviantruth, Mammel (something or another) who used to end all of his highly intellectual posts with:

    Molycorp remains FAR FAR WORSE THAN A STRONG SELL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Reply to

    Wait to the Last Minute!!!!!!

    by jos847 Jun 27, 2014 8:55 AM
    daveedandlaura daveedandlaura Jun 28, 2014 5:27 PM Flag

    Metabolix represents a high risk,potential high return security.

    While they have an interesting product that can "revolutionize" the industry, we have heard this time after time from any number of companies that have "bellied up".

    It appears the jury is scheduled to "render" its verdict on Monday, as to whether or not Metabolix
    will issue a potential announcement regarding future financing.

    If the jury continues to deliberate and offers no announcement, or said announcement to is the effect, stick and fork in it, we are done, well the market will respond accordingly.

    There is no get rich quick scene for the small ham and egger investor in the Wall Street Casino parlor. One should only "invest" in the Metabolix's in the Wall Street Universe to the extent that they will "lose it all" and not cause financial harm to myself and my family. Which is what I did.

    I am expecting that my position in this company will "hit too low for zero" by the end of the July 4th holiday. I of course will be disappointed by that outcome, but no one instructed me under duress I must "invest" in this company.

    This will bring my risk capital balance to $0. In the sage words C Miller, a former car dealership in Cleveland, C Miller Chevrolet, "I started in this business with nothing, I ended with nothing but I had a good time in between". Amen.

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