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May 2010



Falling Javelin or Instant 2 Bagger?

May 24, 2010 – Comments (21) | RELATED TICKERS: JAV.DL

Anyone have any theories on this offer from Hospira?

JAV has quite a bit going on these days and today's recall news in the UK has the ticker plunging by 30% to 52 week lows.

They terminated an agreement with MYRX...have an offer on the table for $2.20 from HSP and also have an FDA approval pending in October.

I have a small long bet at $1.19. Trying to learn more... 



NYT Alert: Print is down but not out

May 12, 2010 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: NYT

Brands associated with print news have certainly taken their share of lumps over the past few years and rightfully so. Media is evolving and many print-centric brands will continue to fall by the wayside. There will always be a place for quality content however and I think we will see more partnerships fostering best of breed technology with world class content.   [more]



Why go Long?

May 07, 2010 – Comments (8) | RELATED TICKERS: IKAN.DL , S , RJETQ

I am not posting here to try to provoke the bears as they emerge from a long and painful hiberation. Admittedly I came to the party late (August) and have seen most gains wiped out in just a few days. It has been discouraging, emotional and has caused me to reflect on my connection with the market.   [more]



ABT Alert

May 05, 2010 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: ABT

Looking to add a little to Pharma after the AZN buy and the choice was down to PFE, JNJ, ABT, GILD and FRX. The first 3 for dividends and the latter 2 for potential value.   [more]



HEAT Alert: The Panic Continues

May 04, 2010 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: BPSG.DL

The funnel cloud known as SmartHeat has drawn in another victim. It has been over a month since they disappointed the street and have been paying dearly ever since.   [more]

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