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socdad44 283 posts  |  Last Activity: Jul 23, 2015 10:12 AM Member since: Jul 13, 2009
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  • socdad44 by socdad44 Jul 23, 2015 10:12 AM Flag

    What was /is the final cost per share of AA stock ? Are we to take the closing price of 7/22 and apply X 2.8351 ?

  • socdad44 socdad44 Jul 16, 2015 11:58 AM Flag

    closing date is 7/21 not 7/26

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    serious question

    by socdad44 Jul 10, 2015 10:21 AM
    socdad44 socdad44 Jul 10, 2015 11:15 AM Flag

    that makes sense the wording was poor at the announcement time . If you want to see something interesting go to RTI historical prices and look at February I don't remember the day. You will see a 3 dollar jump in one day followed by a one dollar jump the next. Makes one wonder who knew what

  • socdad44 by socdad44 Jul 10, 2015 10:21 AM Flag

    If I understand properly AA will buy RTI for 41 dollars a share, yes? If this is the case why are RTI shares at about 30? Also AA and RTI mirror each other with the difference being about the 2.8531 ratio quoted back in March. Is the price really 41 a share and again why is RTI trading 10 dollars less. Thank you

  • If as I understand RTI will be sold to AA for 41 a share. Why is RTI at about 30 and why does RTI mirror AA. The share price of RTI is about 2.8531 higher than AA . Does RTI sell for 41 a share on 7/21/15 or not ?? #$%$ need not respond thank you

  • Alcoa is buying RTI for 41 dollars a share correct? Why is it trading at 30? why does RTI mirror Alcoa ? multiply AA by 2.835 and you get RTI current price more or less. I just want to learn please explain nicely I feel dumb enough asking this question. Why trade RTI at all? thank you

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    Out of Favor $3 share loss.

    by patterrain22 Jun 29, 2015 10:48 AM
    socdad44 socdad44 Jun 29, 2015 11:40 AM Flag

    I am in a 14.22 for20,000 shares { really don't give a $%#& if anyone believes me or not} I rolled 10,000 shares at 17.06 earlier this year and bought here and there on the way down. Im down over 50,000 at this writing. When we bought RTI as you may or may not realize things started to go south at an accelerated pace. Do I feel foolish? NO I don't if we were all psychic we would all be rich. Maybe I should have called the psychic hot line for advice. Now we are getting downgrades just before earnings oh no the sky is falling. Here are facts institutional ownership is up 52 million shares quarter to quarter. We have the majority of days following the same downward pattern on relatively low volume, You are being manipulated and frightened into panic. Many stocks are close to 52 week highs and if / when the FED raises rates your bonds will dump. Sit back relax all will be fine. I think you are a soft bash anyway. If we go to 10 I will buy another 10,000 shares ,always have dry powder. I don't need the cash for about 5 years I am going to retire next year. Maybe I would feel different with a shorter time frame but I doubt it. Be an investor we have good people running our company and stop trying to soft bash and scare the little fish.

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    Net Institutional Purchases

    by yousef.salama Jun 23, 2015 9:59 AM
    socdad44 socdad44 Jun 23, 2015 12:18 PM Flag

    I posted something similar regarding institutional purchases about 3 weeks ago. I used MSN as they update quicker than Yahoo. My number was almost 8 % increase from 67% to 75%. When you consider 34% of the shares were held by others not institutions an 8% increase amounts to 25% of "available shares" the number is huge. Every day we see the same pattern over and over opens higher closes lower on for the most part reduced volume. If you can guess what happens and you are right that is a form of MANIPULATION. Your timeline of 3 years in my mind is pretty darn close. I am down 50,000 at this point. 20,000 @ 14.22. I don't need the cash for quite sometime and am not worried at all. Great post { maybe because you think exactly the same way I do :] I am not a pumper, It comes down to this, you either believe in management's vision or not. There have been 2 quarters since Firth each one better than the last. I will take my chances.

  • socdad44 by socdad44 Jun 12, 2015 2:03 PM Flag

    If we didn't have the asset sale to SWN would chk have survived to this point?

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    predictable pattern

    by socdad44 Jun 8, 2015 4:53 PM
    socdad44 socdad44 Jun 9, 2015 10:23 AM Flag

    MSN financial shows last quart institutional ownership up to 75%. Yahoo financial is very slow to update. The quarter results were due out May 1 and showed the 8% jump.

  • socdad44 socdad44 Jun 9, 2015 10:14 AM Flag

    I normally let this type of thing go ...but... Do you know who our main creditor is ???give up, China, would you want to bankrupt someone who owes you billions of dollars? I'll give you they don't pay fair but if America goes bankrupt you better sell all your holdings and buy bullets and M.R.E''s you will need both.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Every day we all see it. We start out higher in the morning than we end up almost every day lower. Things to me look manipulated. I walked at 17.06 a few months ago as it was to even a climb. I have been buying on the dips { except all there is are dips } My point is if you take a look at institutional ownership quarter to quarter in Q 1 it was 67% current quarter it is up 8% to 75%. Taking into consideration there was only 33% of shares not owned institutionally 25% of "available shares" have been taken 8% is quite a high number. I have 20,000 shares at 14.22. Not leaving things should get better may take a year or 2 but everything else is pretty high, You shouldn't buy bond funds until the Fed does its thing. So basically I will continue to dance with the girl I came with. Good luck fellow longs

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    by nsagoodspydatamining Mar 26, 2015 7:06 PM
    socdad44 socdad44 Mar 26, 2015 8:31 PM Flag

    very sensitive comment. I could trash you but it would be wasted effort, Karma though is a #$%$ mark your own post let us know how you are doing in 6 months.

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    by lovemoney100 Jan 14, 2015 1:24 PM
    socdad44 socdad44 Jan 14, 2015 1:29 PM Flag

    Now that I like!! how about colored teeth? you could have pumpkin orange for Halloween. Green fir Saint Patrick's day, oh wait maybe green teeth would not be a great idea. Maybe in the south?

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    Rigged Game

    by nav41680 Jan 14, 2015 11:27 AM
    socdad44 socdad44 Jan 14, 2015 1:26 PM Flag

    do you know exactly when and how low?? I want to be there with my finger on the buy button

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    Rigged Game

    by nav41680 Jan 14, 2015 11:27 AM
    socdad44 socdad44 Jan 14, 2015 12:38 PM Flag

    You would be what is called a soft basher. Of course the market is rigged . Alcoa will be pushed down then the foot will be taken off and it will climb. The fact is mr soft basher Alcoa has reinvented itself and will continue to grow. When you soft bash next you will want to poo poo the wheel division in eastern Europe. 30 % stronger lighter and they hold a shine much longer. This allows tractor trailers to be about 700 pounds lighter. Thus they can transport 700 more pounds of product. I have made over 50,000 to date in AA. I had it at 8 when nobody loved us. Sold at 12 Then Firth Rixon came along. Spent 3 days LEARNING about them. Liked what I saw bought at 14 sold at 17. Bought back at 14 and I will continue to repeat as opportunity's present themselves. All you have "proven" is that I will continue to do well here buy low sell higher realize yes the market is rigged. That doesn't mean you cant make money. You just have to be educated to posters like you. Stay long all it will work out fine. Time to go see if I can snag some more gift shares.

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    Clown rally 2

    by joeschoft Oct 10, 2014 10:39 AM
    socdad44 socdad44 Oct 10, 2014 10:57 AM Flag

    shaking the trees is all that's going on. whoever bought at 14.62 got Christmas early. Im in for 10,000 @ 14.99 and fine with it.

  • socdad44 socdad44 Sep 24, 2014 2:10 PM Flag

    I tried it today and it was very good. The pork was not fatty the sauce was good. Wendys pulled pork sandwich beats the Mc rib by a Mc mile. A very high quality product..

  • socdad44 by socdad44 Jul 9, 2014 10:13 AM Flag

    My retired friend and I had breakfast this morning. He is a type 2 diabetic and controls with a pill. He drove a 10 wheeler for a living and told me that if you take any meds with a needle you would loose your license to drive a truck {class 7 I think} The D.O.T. does not allow for any injected meds. This may be a nice nitch market for MNKD along with mainstream users.

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    new catalyst for upward bias

    by mullam4444 Jun 28, 2014 9:57 AM
    socdad44 socdad44 Jun 28, 2014 9:00 PM Flag

    This is the best post I have read on AA in ??? forever