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madmax19471952 310 posts  |  Last Activity: 5 hours ago Member since: Sep 3, 2013
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    Sold most of my YHOO at $43.67...

    by rbgambler99 10 hours ago
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 5 hours ago Flag

    I love Nick's Roast Beef--I had some onSaturday in Philly

  • Reply to

    Sold most of my YHOO at $43.67...

    by rbgambler99 10 hours ago
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 5 hours ago Flag

    well said I am becoming a believer in SDRL at these prices. MSN scores 10 out of 10..
    Let me see what Monday brings

    Best to all

  • Reply to

    selling sfl

    by mudrackers 11 hours ago
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 11 hours ago Flag

    It is always very wise to book profits--I should have sold YAHOO this AM now down $2.20--who knew
    So take spoke off the table and be happy
    PS I still like BX, KMI IEP

  • Reply to

    OT: While we wait for BABA

    by marklibera 13 hours ago
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 13 hours ago Flag


    Keep us posted as to the floor or is there no floor????
    best to you and have great weekend

  • Reply to

    J Cramer says no on SDRL

    by madmax19471952 Sep 18, 2014 6:21 PM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 15 hours ago Flag

    Good morning Sir
    Love your positive comments--Good for us. I do like PSEC But I like KMI much much better
    for food I own WEN
    WOW market is in a confirmed uptrend so say IBD.....
    Sarge Happy Hunting Stagg!

  • madmax19471952 by madmax19471952 Sep 18, 2014 6:21 PM Flag

    WOW he said do not buy--dividend threat is real
    He said stay away from all the rigs

  • Reply to

    O/T...My take on YHOO...Mark?

    by rbgambler99 Sep 18, 2014 9:56 AM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 18, 2014 12:27 PM Flag

    Huff I need a laugh LOL
    I do hope that this does NOT come to pass

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    O/T...My take on YHOO...Mark?

    by rbgambler99 Sep 18, 2014 9:56 AM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 18, 2014 10:20 AM Flag

    I am liking YHOO a lot here and bought late into the game and not a lot of shares--you bought 10,000 amazing conviction
    I agree with the article the future is inBABA and YHOO is a good way to play it

  • madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 18, 2014 9:30 AM Flag

    Hello Guys
    Hope that you are having a great day
    My vote is for do nothing for time being...
    You may get very hurt in a market correction and if Russia heats up look out
    My .02 cents

  • madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 17, 2014 6:51 PM Flag

    I got zero patience so I have to discipline my self--not easy since I lack patience! Geez
    The articles are roaring in on SDRL positive and negative -- My guess is that $30 is the bottom and SDRL will not cut the dividend. But if RUSSIA does a stupid action-well all bets are off. War over their is to destabilizing !
    Since I sold al my SDRL because I had a $39 buy price--The pain was to much for me
    I guess I need some Jack Daniels...
    Best to you and all MB members'

  • As of Monday at least, Seadrill and its peers all seemed to be a collection of 'falling knives.' Seadrill had not seen such a low price since 2012, and it's difficult to imagine that many big investors were actually waiting around for Seadrill to test a bottom that is two years old. Looking at the chart above, Seadrill's most relevant support level was in early 2014, but that floor had already been breached.

    Perhaps a more helpful way of putting Seadrill's decline into context is to look at previous steep declines. Between November 15 and December 20th of 2013, Seadrill dropped by 15.4%. Between late April and early June of 2012, the stock dropped a similar 16%. The most recent drop, however, has been more significant. From August 15th to September 15th, Seadrill has dropped by a total of 20.8%, making this decline the most significant in recent memory.

    In my opinion, there was not any relevant support level until, perhaps, Tuesday. So when is the best time to enter Seadrill? For those who do not place a heavy emphasis on technicals, the answer is: Right now. However, those who have been scaling in over the past week, myself included, have been doing just that and getting burned day in and day out. The scariest moment is often the best time to buy.

    On Tuesday, up until at least mid-day, Seadrill has regained some lost ground. Although it is far too early to call this 'the bottom,' I believe Tuesday's action is an encouraging sign and that perspective investors still have a chance to hop into Seadrill and receive a yield of nearly 13%.


    This past week has been a gut-wrenching one for long-time holders of Seadrill. On a personal level, not long ago I wrote that Seadrill was a calculated risk worth taking, and I too have been burned by the downward action of last week. Still, Seadrill's fundamental story remains unchanged and the steep declines of the last few trading sessions only make Seadrill an even more compelling value. While it is, again, far too early to tell by just the early day action on Tuesday that Seadrill has rebounded slightly is a good sign, and I believe that an investor who has a stomach for volatility should go ahead and jump into Seadrill now. Also, as was the case with Linn Energy (NASDAQ:LINE) in 2013, it's best to ignore the negative articles from certain media outlets.

  • Reply to

    O/T Out of YHOO

    by huffdaland Sep 17, 2014 10:19 AM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 17, 2014 12:40 PM Flag

    I will hold YAHOO have a tiny position
    FB I have a large position as I do with APPLE
    Yahoo is the way to play BABA IMHO

  • madmax19471952 by madmax19471952 Sep 16, 2014 4:54 PM Flag

    Two Harbors Investment declares $0.26 dividend • 4:17 PM
    Two Harbors Investment (NYSE:TWO) declares $0.26/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    Forward yield 10.10%
    Payable Oct. 21; for shareholders of record Sept. 30; ex-div Sept. 26.

  • Reply to

    OT: Turning green

    by marklibera Sep 16, 2014 1:12 PM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 16, 2014 4:47 PM Flag

    Do not fret over YHOO it will move soon--I got some so it has to move on up
    APPLE is my conundrum for now
    Good luck to all
    Mark I dunno about spreads so especially good luck to ya--please keep me informed as to how it works out.

  • Reply to

    SFL AND MLPL...!

    by staggman99 Sep 16, 2014 11:20 AM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 16, 2014 11:26 AM Flag


    Be careful bro; methinks that more correction is coming
    Was looking at GGN AUY FCX as gold had been shining a tad
    Gold seems to rock in the 3 & 4 qtr??
    Best to all =====I bought FB today it was on sale
    AAPL is down 2%

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    by staggman99 Sep 16, 2014 11:04 AM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 16, 2014 11:22 AM Flag

    Hey good buddy--I agree that the hunt for yield is utmost on most of our minds
    Did you break even on your trades??? There are a load of mono stocks on sale APPLE took a big hit today on news of China Gov't stopping the sale of iPhone--big delays. Take advantage of the sale I say
    Looks like 2015, that APPLE will be aloud to sell...
    SDRL & SFL is Green--I bottom in yet??? I can not believe that GLNG is up again

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    by rbgambler99 Sep 15, 2014 1:23 PM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 15, 2014 4:20 PM Flag

    Gambler just my .02 cents
    What a lousy day for most of why I own
    I got small in YAHOO--I am looking for more upside in it
    APPLe sold off a tad today---FB got creamed 3% Down
    GLING owners are happy again
    At this point all the news on SDRL is simply not good at all--they are rally beating a short drum--Sold my shares and I could buy back a lot lower --verdict is not in yet...
    Guys you all may want to get a some share of FB
    A shocker is SFL it was green most of the day==hmmm
    I am down pretty bad at this point and licking my wounds
    Best to all

  • madmax19471952 by madmax19471952 Sep 15, 2014 11:34 AM Flag

    Buy apple or snooze and lose
    $110 is coming

  • Reply to

    **WE ARE SHORTING 8,000 more AAPL at $99.50**

    by drewzzzz Sep 10, 2014 11:46 AM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 15, 2014 11:30 AM Flag

    One born every minute

  • Reply to

    O/T SDRL

    by huffdaland Sep 12, 2014 8:50 AM
    madmax19471952 madmax19471952 Sep 14, 2014 10:00 AM Flag


    please stay well and I wish you nothing but continued success always
    Visiting some Vietnam Friends in SoPhilly--wow to thing 50 years
    Us Nam vets are dropping like flies.. Several guys got Agent Orange bad
    So we are all good Bless them all
    PS YOUR pick of Yahoo and VLO is simply amazing--Impeccable timing
    J Cramer says Yahoo is an outstanding buy with BABA being a gang buster.
    I think when APPLE reports the phone per orders sales -we gat the pop I am looking for $110

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