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tysons1 35 posts  |  Last Activity: Jul 30, 2015 1:55 PM Member since: Jan 23, 2000
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  • oh yeah:
    John Vinh of Pacific Crest Securities quips, “Cinco de Mayo May Be Over, but the Party Is Just Starting for Jose Qorvo.”

  • Reply to

    A HOMER?

    by sam_paloc May 7, 2015 4:04 PM
    tysons1 tysons1 May 7, 2015 5:52 PM Flag

    Not a "homer", bur, rather a "grand-freaking-slam!"

  • tysons1 tysons1 May 22, 2015 2:14 PM Flag

    righto! thanks.

  • Reply to

    Shorts, put your hands in the air....

    by goto_gofer May 27, 2015 2:04 PM
    tysons1 tysons1 May 27, 2015 4:38 PM Flag

    I can't! I gotta go change me britches!

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    Harry Boxer's Charts of the Day

    by thetechtraderca May 27, 2015 8:19 AM
    tysons1 tysons1 May 31, 2015 9:08 PM Flag

    get lost spammer. all your posts are the same rubbish.

  • tysons1 tysons1 Jun 1, 2015 9:51 PM Flag

    If not for that article, UBNT woulda dropped to 30.25????

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    One of 2 things is happening!

    by good_winds Jun 12, 2015 11:27 AM
    tysons1 tysons1 Jun 13, 2015 7:38 PM Flag

    I hope it is the first. I hope someone knows something good is in the works for this BIG OL "terd".

  • The record number of offers to take U.S.- listed Chinese companies private is stoking speculation on which stocks may be targeted next.

    The list of candidates to abandon their American trading through buyouts include real-estate website SouFun Holdings Ltd. and online cosmetics retailer Jumei International Holding Ltd., according to analysts at China International Capital Corp. and JL Warren Capital.

    Fourteen Chinese companies trading in the U.S. have received offers to buy out shareholders since the start of April, the most ever in a single quarter, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Surging valuations on China’s domestic equity market amid a world-beating rally and a pledge from authorities to facilitate fund raising for high-tech firms have made overseas listings less appealing. Chief executive officers of Baidu Inc. and Jumei said they are interested in returning to the local stock market.

    “When a company’s management feels the stock is neglected in the U.S. and believes it’ll surely get a much higher multiple in the local market, it’s likely to go private and seek a relisting in China,” Henry Guo, an analyst at Summit Research Partners, said by phone from San Francisco Friday. “It’s also easier for companies with large stakes owned by leading shareholders to go through the privatization process.”

    Zhaopin, SouFun

    Recruitment website Zhaopin Ltd. and Internet news outlet Phoenix New Media Ltd. are also among potential buyout targets, according to a June 10 Credit Suisse Group AG note.

    Investor speculation about buyouts has boosted some companies’ U.S.-traded shares. Beijing-based SouFun has soared 34 percent in the past two weeks to a seven-month high.

    Leju Holdings Ltd., SouFun’s smaller peer, surged 24 percent last week for the biggest rally since August. Credit Suisse and JL Warren analysts both mentioned Leju can seek privatization, after controlling shareholder E-House China Holdings Ltd. received a buyout bid on June 9 from its CEO and a board member, who own a combined 26 percent of the company.

    Phoenix New Media has surged 34 percent in the past 10 trading days to the highest level since November. E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc., which is on the candidate list of Beijing-based investment bank China International Capital, jumped 27 percent last week, the steepest gain in 15 months.

    Six Offers

    A Bloomberg index of the most-traded Chinese stocks in the U.S. posted a two-week gain to a record on Friday amid a flurry of buyout announcements, including six in the last week alone. A $1.4 billion offer to buy 21Vianet Group Inc., an Internet data-center operator, and a $1 billion bid for Homeinns Hotel Group, China’s largest operator of budget hotel chain, were the biggest by deal value.

    Different from the wave three years ago for Chinese companies to leave the U.S., which was triggered by short sellers’ scrutiny of overseas traded firms including Sino-Forest Corp., the current one consists “larger market cap names doing dual-listings,” 86Research Ltd. analysts led by Ming Zhao wrote in a note June 12.

    Baidu, China’s largest search engine, would sell shares on the Chinese market if allowed by regulators, CEO Robin Li said in a March interview. Jumei’s stock, which debuted in the U.S. in May 2014, is “seriously undervalued” and the company is actively studying the possibility of a home-market listing, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported May 7, citing CEO Leo Chen.

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang encouraged firms with certain types of equity structures, referring to companies with overseas listings, to do initial public offerings in China, the Xinhua News Agency reported June 4, citing a government statement.

    “Anything that is somewhat depressed, from a share price or business fundamentals perspective,” may drive companies to return to China for relistings, Jeff Papp, a senior analyst at Oberweis Asset Management Inc, which oversees about $1.9 billion, said by e-mail on Friday.

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    Stoxline upgraded CELG to strong buy

    by jianphotos Jun 18, 2015 11:59 AM
    tysons1 tysons1 Jun 18, 2015 1:50 PM Flag

    STOXLINE?!?!?! VVTF??? Oh, well, even if Miss Thomas' 3rd grade class upgrades it, I'll take it!!

  • tysons1 tysons1 Jun 19, 2015 10:51 PM Flag

    there is a glut of your messages posted here. I hate to admit I find quite a few of them humorous. monrioil....har...and I don't even know the faqqqqer

  • tysons1 tysons1 Jun 23, 2015 1:11 PM Flag

    Transferring the liability for fraudulent purchases from the credit card issuer to the merchant is indeed driving merchants enmasse to quickly adopt the EMV technology. In 2014, in the USA alone, credit card issuers ate about 7 billion due to fraudulent credit card usage. Merchants sure as HECK ain't gonna want to eat that bill. In the past two weeks, I have received receive upgraded-to-EMV cards for both my Visa and American Express. From a Nov 2013 article (17 months ago):
    NXP with about 80 percent share of contact-less EMV cards worldwide should be a beneficiary of a potential 2014-15 EMV wave in the U.S. There are about 1 billion credit+debit cards in the U.S. with only 1.5 percent EMV penetration.

  • tysons1 tysons1 Jun 25, 2015 9:41 AM Flag

    Channeling Stocks is run by 2 high school kids.

  • tysons1 by tysons1 Jul 16, 2015 12:51 PM Flag

    And, I don't even know what that means.

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    Ubiquiti Networks Upcoming product LineUp

    by amikubrian89 Jul 16, 2015 2:24 PM
    tysons1 tysons1 Jul 17, 2015 7:07 PM Flag

    “Ubiquiti,” “Ubiquiti Networks,” “UBNT,” the Ubiquiti Networks and Beam logo, the Ubiquiti beam logo, the Ubiquiti Networks and U logo, Ubiquiti incorporating the stylized U, “World Network,” “The Future Can’t Wait,” “airCRM,” “airMAX,” “airOS,” “airBeam,” “airBlast,” “airControl,” “airGateway,” “airGrid,” “airLink,” “airPRISM,” “airSelect,” “airSync,” “airView,” “Bullet,” “InnerFeed,” “LightBeam,” “NanoBeam,” “NanoBridge,” “NanoStation,” “PicoStation,” “PowerBeam,” “PowerBridge,” “PowerOverFiber,” “Rocket,” “TOUGHCable,” “TOUGHSwitch,” “UniFi,” “UniFi Home,” “UniFi Video,” “MULTI-LANE,” “airVision,” “airCam,” ”airFiber,” “Invictus,” “xRT,” “mFi,” “mPort,” “mPower,” “mSensor,” “EdgeMAX,” “EdgeOS,” “EdgeRouter,” “EdgeSwitch,” “TeleFi” and “sunMAX” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ubiquiti Networks, Inc., in the United States and in other countries. Certain other of the names, logos, and materials displayed on the Website or in the Services may also constitute trademarks, trade names, or service marks of Ubiquiti or other entities. Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, all information and screens appearing on the Website, including documents, services, site design, text, graphics, logos, images and icons, as well as the arrangement thereof, are the sole property of Ubiquiti Networks, Inc., Copyright © 2015. We do not grant any express or implied right to You under Ubiquiti patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secret information.

  • tysons1 tysons1 Jul 22, 2015 10:17 PM Flag

    um,uh, do you realize that paypal, google wallet, and apple pay all USE Visa!?!?! more than 60% of all paypal transactions (in 2014) were put on a V or MA?

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    NXPI will destroy credit cards

    by blotechproflteer Jul 22, 2015 8:45 PM
    tysons1 tysons1 Jul 23, 2015 12:11 PM Flag

    Um, uh, Apple Pay and Google Pay use V, MA, AXP, and Discover. EVERY transaction uses one of those cards. (25 year Visa ex-employee)

  • Reply to

    NXPI will destroy credit cards

    by blotechproflteer Jul 22, 2015 8:45 PM
    tysons1 tysons1 Jul 23, 2015 12:16 PM Flag

    Visa, MA,and Discover get a per-transaction fee (as well as very small revenue based on the amount of what was purchased). The card issuing bank gets all interest made (if any) as well as a much larger 'percentage of purchase made' fee (credit card fees are significantly higher than debit. per the Dodd Frank Act.). AMEX cards are issued by AMEX though. Oh, and the issuing bank, or AMEX, eats any not-paid credit card 'payments'. Unpaid bills do not affect V, MA, or Discover whatsoever.

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