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flashrob 296 posts  |  Last Activity: May 29, 2016 5:51 AM Member since: Apr 2, 1999
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  • flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 4:33 PM Flag

    SO COUNT ON "HIGH FLYER REV STOCKS" ....LIKE AMZN, NFLX, TSLA, GOOG, FB...leading the mkts back above 18k...

    you DON'T REALLY THINK THE MKTS are gonna wait 'til THE MIDDLE OF JUNE???

    what a "crock!" all this FED-BULL-SPEAK IS...

    USED TO HAVE SOME "VALIDITY IN BETTER TIMES"...

    .................
    THEY ALREADY TOLD YOU LIKELIHOOD ...is for "two raises this year at most"

    AND THAT'S A "PIDDLIN' AMOUNT" and does little "but allow the Fed" to LOOK LIKE THEY ARE DOIN' SOMETHIN' ...BY "BASICALLY DROPPING RATES BACK DOWN" FROM THEIR "PIDDLIN' LITTLE RAISES"

    ...HEY "QE4" (actually NOT THAT...but HELICOPTER MONEY ...now THAT HAS SOME "REAL POTENTIAL GOING FORWARD... THAT'S WHAT I'M WAITING TO SEE...

    MAYBE FIRST IN "europe or japan, etc."

  • nothin' like the "pros GOING ALONG WITH BS NONSENSE" ...load up short... and then start the down-wave...

    typical "marketeer BS"

    ................
    ANYWAY... most of the "other HIGH FLYER REV STOCKS ...ARE DOWN SIGNIFICANTLY ...ALSO...

    LIKE "AMAZON" IS EVEN DOWN MORE THAN 20% MORE THAN TESLA...

    ....so it's just the "usual FED FEAR HYPE"... like it's a "bit of a somewhat creditable excuse"...

    ...........
    I don't think the FED has the "balls" to RAISE RATES IN THIS "DOWNTURN ...DEFLATIONARY ECONOMY"

    but it's a "slight potential for the MARKETEERS" to manipulate THE "HERD OF AMATEUR INVESTORS"

    .........
    they need a "somewhat legitimate excuse to PULLBACK A BIT... can't have the mkt CLIMBING "DAY AFTER DAY"....

    SO THEY "DO A PULLBACK" WHEN THEY CAN COME UP WITH A "SEEMINGLY LOGICAL AND CREDIBLE EXCUSE...

    ............
    NOT TO WORRY ...WILL BE BACK ABOVE 18K after FED disembles... "and DOESN'T RAISE RATES...

  • flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 1:59 PM Flag

    CHECK THE PRICE OF "OIL" AT ...

    IT#$%$ 48 ALREADY ...

    ........
    and I mentioned IT "WAS JUST ONE OF THE FACTORS"

    .......
    SO "WHY IS OIL AT 48 ...THESE DAYS... when it was below 30...

    ...........
    do you get the point IT ISN'T ABOUT MY "LOGIC OR THINKING" ...

    ..........
    the "price of OIL" on the global mkts... IS 48... WAKE THE HELL UP!
    ...it's at that level "for several reasons" WHICH I OUTLINED IN THE PAST...I predicted 50 a few weeks/months back...FOR THOSE REASONS MAINLY...

    this "extra one million barrels a day" JUST ADDS TO THAT... I wasn't basing my "oil price predictions" on stuff like "fires/wars...etc."

    ...........
    the REALITY SHORT... IS THE "MKT PRICE" IS about where I SAID IT WOULD BE...long before this fire...GOT THAT...

    THE CURRENT MKT PRICE IS "48" ...AND NOT 10 OR 25 like some "dumb analysts" were forecasting...

  • flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 1:51 PM Flag

    here is SOME "REALITY FOR YOU" ABOUT "KANDI"

    a. they will be "producing LOW-END PURE EV" for the "mass mkt"...YOU GET THAT "SHORT!"

    LET ME REPEAT: KANDI will be producing PURE EV...for the "LOW-END MASS MKT" ...LIKE THE "CHEVY BOLT/VOLT" LEVEL OF MKT...

    THEY WILL BE "EATING THE CAKE OF "BIG GUZZLER MFR" whether guzzler is producing "cheap guzzlers" or "cheap EVs"

    .............
    TESLA on the other hand "sells into THE HIGH-END "PURE EV MKT NICHE"... like PORSCHE... AND with the "model 3" WILL BE GOING AFTER THE "somewhat lower niche" BUT STILL PRICEY LEVEL OF:

    BMW, performance Mustangs, Chevy Camaros, Dodge Charger/Challengers...

    .............
    so that's REALITY for you "SHORT!"

    WHEN "KANDI" DOES COME ON THE SCENE ...it's GOING TO "REALLY HURT BIZ GUZZLER" ...because it's in "big guzzlers" MASS ECONOMY GUZZLER AND/OR EV ...MARKET FOR THE "JOE-SIX-PACK LEVEL BUYER!!!"

    got that short... KANDI gonna be "puttin' BIG HURTIN' on "BIG GUZZLER" and "NOT" TESLA...AT ALL....

  • flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 1:30 PM Flag

    they had "bucket trucks" ...by the way... but their were remote places where you "had to climb a pole" ...couldn't get a truck in there, etc.

    so, you had to have additional training on operatin' the truck in a "safe manner" with other people occasionally... all kinds of "intensive training"...
    ...like you know when they get branches knockin' down wires because of ice/wind, etc.

    all that stuff... you had to be "intensively trained on"...so 5 bucks an hour to start...was not the "same" ...not even close... to "takin' a 6 buck per hour" job at the BurgerKing...

    figure after a "few years" of becoming "highly skilled" and highly paid... WHAT GOES "ON YOUR RESUME???" ...

    LIKE SOME "GUY" SAYIN' ...well I been workin' their 5 years... and I KNOW HOW "TO SUPERSIZE" ...PUT THAT ON YOUR RESUME...the next "fast-fooder" you movin' UP TO...

    LIKE "leavin' McDonalds to GET THAT "NEW JOB" AT "CHICK FIL A"...

  • flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 1:14 PM Flag

    b. SO "YOU SHORTS" ...AS USUAL...overSIMPLIFY things...

    c. there is A WHOLE LOT MORE to workin' for TESLA even at "low startin" wage of a "fast food" place...as I think I more than made the point...

    .......
    I didn't take that job... really didn't need it... figured I wasn't gonna risk splinters if I slipped one day climbin' a pole... I really wanted a "more indoor cubicle type high-tech job" ...WHICH I GOT SHORTLY...

    and had regular training from the likes of IBM, HP, Compaq, Microsoft, Novell...

    ...hi-tech inside IT SALES... lot more money... and "top training" included... plus LOTS OF "HOT BABES" WORKIN' THERE... like "hundreds of people" in floors and square blocks of "them cubicles"...

    fancy place, out in the country...etc. JUMPSTARTED ME IN "COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE" ...

    WAS SELLIN' TO NASA, THE GOV, SCHOOL SYSTEMS... "THIS WAS NO "COLD-CALLIN'
    SALES JOB... best commission 600 dollars for about ten-fifteen minute sales call...plus base salary...

    now the "base salary" was like about 8 bucks an hour...so YOU GET THE PICTURE...

    IT'S ABOUT "WHO YOU WORK FOR...THE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE THEY PROVIDE, etc.

    ............
    so I'm not justifying TESLA.... just showing you... THAT THEIR ARE A "LOT OF DIFFERENT FACTORS" THAT COME INTO PLAY...

    AND "NOT JUST" THE STARTIN' OR BASE SALARY!

    I can "easily" make over 150K ...in many places around the globe...THANKS TO THE "TRAININ' THAT GAVE ME A "BASE KNOWLEDGE IN COMPUTERS"...

    I don't do that ...because I have other ways of MAKIN' MUCH BIGGER MONEY FASTER... without workin' for anyone... but if I needed to... I could fall back on THIS COMP STUFF (NOW mostly LINUX) ...AND AT LEAST 3/4 OTHER non-related areas where I could MAKE WELL OVER 150K...

    but none of them "generate money" like "high-freqency daytradin'" which is my main NO BS ...can do anywhere, no boss, no gettin' up to commute to job, etc. THIS KIND OF SPOILED ME...just don't feel like goin' thru all the "BS of workin' for a company, any more..."

  • about 30 years ago... I was lookin' for a job...

    a. so I apply to "one of this big-name high-techs" ...like the cable or utility company (I can't remember who it was, but "you know the name"... one of the biggest...

    b. I get their, take their tests, fill out loads of forms... and I'm selected as
    the "top candidate" ...out of maybe 50 plus people applying...SO...

    c. what IS THE "STARTIN' WAGE" for this "big high-tech"...WELL IT WAS "5 DOLLARS AN HOUR"...
    ...WELL I ALMOST CRAPPED (this was on second interview... you discuss salary, etc...)

    d. that WAS LESS THAN THE LOCAL "BURGER KING"...AND I HAD TO DRIVE 20 MILES...

    e. WHAT WAS THE JOB??? well it was "pole climbing" and fixin' COMM HARDWARE on the TOP OF TELEPHONE POLES...

    NOW HERE'S THE POINTS THE COMPANY MADE:

    a. YES...THE STARTIN' SALARY WAS LOW... BUT they had to GIVE YOU A LOT OF EXPENSIVE TRAINING...THEY HAD "HIGH INSURANCE LIABILITY" ...(because of the pole-climbing...and workin' out in all kinds of bad weather occasionally, etc.

    b. the REASON PEOPLE WANTED THIS JOB: because of...

    1. loads of "high-tech hardware training"

    2. automatic "high wages" ...BY THE TIME YOU HAD 5 YEARS WITH THEM... YOU WERE MAKING "OVER 20 DOLLARS AN HOUR ...probably about equivalent to makin' about 50 an hour...in today's wages, etc.

    3. so you ended UP... with a "high-wage" job...got lots of "high-end hardware tech" training...which YOU COULD EASILY WORK doing similar and similar wages... for 1/2 dozen other companies...

    4. SO this was "a far better opportunity" then if YOU "JUST FLIPPED BURGERS" ...STARTING AT 6 PER HOUR... BUT AFTER 5 YEARS... YOU WOULD BE LUCKY IF YOU WERE MAKIN' 7 PER HOUR...

    SO YOU SEE "THE REALITY HERE???"........WORKIN' FOR TESLA...is more than about "beginner wages"...it's about GETTING EXPERIENCE ...THAT PAYS OFF "BIG TIME" DOWN THE ROAD...

    a. if one of these people went to Ford/GM... you think the UNION gonna hire this guy at 30 per hour???
    ...he won't even GET A JOB...AT ALL!

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    Montana Skeptic just got Schooled by the Fool

    by oil_philter May 17, 2016 12:14 AM
    flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 11:10 AM Flag

    sad thing about "these DUMB conservative PUB RUBES"...

    is they:

    A. get fleeced and manipulated WORSE by their "own PUBS" ...whether it's the "DC moderates" like Ryan...or the Teabilly types like Cruz...

    B. they SUPPORT these "pro SELF-SERVIN' PUB POLS" ...LIKE THEY THINK THEY "ARE ACTUALLY GETTIN' SOMETHIN' ...like more than "plastic flags and a "dog 'n pony" show...

    C. OH...AND THE "PUB SHYSTER POLS" ...RILE "THESE LAMEBRAIN PUBS" against the "SMARTER LIBERALS"...
    ...these "lamebrains WOULD ACTUALLY "COME OUT BETTER WITH A "SANDERS"...even those he's DEM...he isn't "part of the DEM shysters..."

    that's why TRUMP got such support... no matter what he says, etc. BECAUSE THE "BILLIES" KNOW "HE AIN'T IN SOME "PRO PUB POL's POCKET!"

    but "they would still do better with "Sanders" because HE AIN'T IN ANYONE'S POCKET or "gonna be their puppet" ...EITHER...

    BUT AT LEAST "HE HAS CREDIBILITY AND EXPERIENCE AS A SENATOR... and is not "a TOTAL LOOSE CANNON, ETC.

    .......WHATEVER...

  • Reply to

    Montana Skeptic just got Schooled by the Fool

    by oil_philter May 17, 2016 12:14 AM
    flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 10:57 AM Flag

    well "when they ARE TO DUMB TO KNOW "HOW TO SPEND MONEY"...

    WELL... SOMEBODY "GOT TO TEACH 'EM HOW TO DO IT..."

    AND "MIGHT AS WELL USE THEIR MONEY"...

    ...............
    lots of these "dumb conservatives" remind me of the "RUBES" goin' TO THE "visiting CARNEY" back in the old days...

    dumb RUBES kept buyin' "SNAKE OIL TONICS" and SUCH...

    somebody "got to TEACH 'EM A LESSON" ...then the dopes realize THE CARNEY LONG GONE... with their "hard earned dollars"... and they "still got their ailments"...

    stupid "billy-type conservative RUBES!"

  • Reply to

    Montana Skeptic just got Schooled by the Fool

    by oil_philter May 17, 2016 12:14 AM
    flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 9:45 AM Flag

    ...OR A...

    BMW... OR "PERFORMANCE HONDA CIVIC"

    ...FOR THAT MATTER... why buy them... when you CAN GET THIS "QUICKER QUIETER MODEL 3???"

  • Reply to

    Montana Skeptic just got Schooled by the Fool

    by oil_philter May 17, 2016 12:14 AM
    flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 9:43 AM Flag

    most "cheapy" performance guzzlers... ARE MORE LIKE "HIGH-TWENTIES OR MORE"

    ...why buy a mustang or camaro... WHEN YOU CAN GET THIS "CHEAPER???"

  • Reply to

    Montana Skeptic just got Schooled by the Fool

    by oil_philter May 17, 2016 12:14 AM
    flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 9:35 AM Flag

    that's in addition to the 7,500... federal

    gives you a WHOPPING 12,500 OFF THE MODEL 3's 35k starting price...

    like get a "TESLA MODEL 3" for ........ 22,500.........WOW ...WOW... and 0-60 in 4 somethin' seconds and 200 mile range...

    what does GUZZLER HAVE TO COMPARE WITH THIS ???

    answer: NOTHING... and "nothing" for forseeable future...

  • flashrob flashrob May 17, 2016 9:30 AM Flag

    here's the link on the CANADA OIL FIRE...

    GOOGLE SEARCH this:

    8,000 workers evacuated from Alberta oil camps as authorities battle raging wildfires

  • the "fire" in Ft. McMurray, Alberta Canada...

    a. is a "major" fracking area...

    b. the "fire" will not be contained... it is "currently" about "1000 SQUARE MILES IN SIZE"...

    c. "just THAT AREA produced about "one million barrels a day"

    d. recovery won't be for quite a while... BECAUSE MANY "WORKERS HAVE BEEN DISPLACED" ...like their houses have burned down...

    so "even where the actual OIL fields "aren't directly burned" ...the problem is TOO MANY WORKERS have been displaced and dealing with their losses, etc.

    sad situation... but that's one of the reasons for "oil and then gasoline" gonna go up...

    and THE FIRE ...is UNCONTROLLABLE... and has been burning since about May 1, 2016...

    c.

  • GOOGLE SEARCH this:

    Marin college gets Tesla batteries for solar power storage

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    AMERICAN AUTO COMPANY????

    by ballcoach_30 May 15, 2016 10:58 PM
    flashrob flashrob May 16, 2016 12:11 PM Flag

    well won't help "short-readers" much...

    unless "book has numbers in it" for them to crunch...

    (oh... just occurred to me ..."SHORTS WILL BUY BOOK!" ...because "AT LEAST ...there will be "page numbers" on each page...

    so, that be 'nough for "shorts" to generate "important statisical data"...

    a. too many pages in book... so "short analsis"... people NOT MAKE INTO NY TIMES BESTSELLER...cause "too many pages" in book... full of "complex words...cetera..."

    b. page 41 mention "somethin' about sales" ...not many page mention sales/profits and or earnings... "so this book got "too few pages" ...that mention "earnings"...so SHORT ANALYSIS INDICATE... this "book goink to fail" on sales, cetera...

    ...if writer wanted "successful BESTSELLER" ...HE SHOULD "MENTION EARNINGS" on, at least, every other page...
    ...that way "sharp investors...LIKE SHORTS" ...no that "book legit and likely best seller" ...cause "stuff 'bout earnings" mentioned so frequently...cetera...

  • flashrob flashrob May 16, 2016 11:31 AM Flag

    yeah I took a "liberty with that" ...for "whom the bag/bell tolls"...

    (quote from English poet John Donne...don't remember all that "literature" stuff from college that well, anymore...but...

    their WILL BE A "BELL TOLLIN' (dingin' more accurate...) AT "CLOSE OF MAIN MKTS" ...THIS FRIDAY AT 4PM... signallin' OPTIONS EXPIRATION...

    yep...should be "plenty of worthless PUTS" as usual...

  • hey whatever happened to that "citron" guy...

    or the other one ch-ch-chanos ...was it???

    maybe they's coverin' LIKE "PROS" don't like "being BAGHOLDER"...THAT DESIGNATION BE FOR "AMATEUR SHORTS!"

    HEY "OPTIONS EXPIRATION" coming 'round pretty soon... LIKE IN 4 DAYS...

    "for whom the BAG tolls" ...lots of "amateur shorts!"

  • flashrob flashrob May 16, 2016 9:23 AM Flag

    the reason for the "quad core" and 32gb... IS ...that is mostly for WIFI ...I get over "50 mbs" wireless on my cell on the house property (outside on deck tool)

    over 180 mbs WIFI on my laptop... and router is downstairs in office...got comp set up their too...

    get 20mbs on at&t ON THE ROAD "thats using their "data" and NOT WIFI...works EVERYWHERE ELSE that wifi only has weak signal or no signal...

    little tech tip: SHUT YOUR "cellphone data OFF" ...use EITHER "WIFI OR CARRIER DATA"...BUT "DON'T HAVE "BOTH ACTIVATED AT "SAME TIME"

    have had "conflicting connection issues" on cell when using... not usually steady...BUT OFTEN ENOUGH and quirky enough...

    that I EITHER RUN ON "WIFI OR CARRIER-DATA" ...BUT NEVER HAVE "BOTH ACTIVATED ON CELL AT SAME TIME...

    so that be "little tech tip" for you ...I did metering on this to double check...AND SURE ENOUGH... and nobody told me this ...i had to figure it out myself...THAT WHY I DO A LOT OF MY OWN RESEARCH AND "DON'T PAY MUCH HEED TO "LIKELY VESTED-INTEREST BIZ TYPES" ...WHO GIVE YOU "OK" PRODUCT... BUT CONCEAL "IMPORTANT STUFF FROM YOU"...

  • flashrob flashrob May 16, 2016 9:08 AM Flag

    cellphones are OVER dumdum

    a. a few years ago MY NEXUS4 CELL was over 500.

    b. my LATEST LG ...with has the same quad-core processor 2gb ram... plus a more easily and replaceable battery... plus put in a 32gb mini-SD...and this costs me 100 for new or 69 for an almost mint "refurb..." WELL I GOT THE NEW ONE...

    c. so this runs on ANDROID...my "unlimited svc" on AT&T... ims, voice AND DATA runs me about 49...plus tax ...WITH NO CONTRACT...but does have monthly "autobilling" ...so I don't screw with that...

    d. SO "I GOT ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES"...DIRT CHEAP FOR THE PHONE AND SVC...AND WITH "GOOGLE NETWORKING AND DROPBOX" ...

    WELL I COULD GO ON AND ON...

    ............
    BUT GET THE "MAIN POINT" DUMDUM... I GOT IT ALL WITH THE CELLPHONE AND NO PLAN...

    FOR "DIRT CHEAP"...........
    ...........
    THAT'S WHY IT'S OVER FOR CELLPHONES...

    AND HD TV'S IS CHEAP AS ALL GETOUT TO... JUST GOT A NEW 50 INCH 4K off Amazon...

    ............
    so APPLE got to come up with somethin' DISTINCTIVE...for the future...

    just like SAUDI ARABIA...got to come up with HOW TO KEEP THE BIG MONEY THEY MADE ON THE "DECADES OF BIG OIL" ...which THAT NOW ...LIKE APPLE...is ALSO COMING TO AN END...

    SO "TRY COMMON SENSE" ...ain't to many BIG FUTURE PLAYS OUT THERE...

    FB won't be a candidate...neither AMAZON... neither GOOGLE...

    ...........
    SO WHAT DOES THAT LEAVE... apple won't be buyin' VW...can you figure out why???

    so use "f'n common sense"...TESLA and SOLAR CITY are "two of the best large scale FUTURE REV GROWTH... COMPANIES TO "TARGET FOR TAKEOVER..."

    GOT THAT???

    c.

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