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muscleman

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #900 on: December 23, 2014, 08:51:48 AM »
I bought BBRY at 9.71 two days before earning release on 12/19. Forgot to post here.
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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #901 on: December 26, 2014, 03:36:03 PM »
I took a small position in Lukoil today.  It appears I missed the bottom by several weeks.  Nonetheless, it still seems very cheap.  I'm only taking a small position due to the political uncertainly which is anyone's guess. 

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #902 on: December 26, 2014, 03:57:16 PM »
I bought 100 shares of USO purely as a hedge against a future rise in oil prices.
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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #903 on: December 28, 2014, 07:53:27 AM »
If I recall correctly, USO Is a terrible instrument if there is contango in the forward curve.  You should look into that and see how contango eats away at the performance of USO. 

I bought 100 shares of USO purely as a hedge against a future rise in oil prices.

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #904 on: December 28, 2014, 08:20:49 AM »
If I recall correctly, USO Is a terrible instrument if there is contango in the forward curve.  You should look into that and see how contango eats away at the performance of USO. 

I bought 100 shares of USO purely as a hedge against a future rise in oil prices.

BG2008 - one of the funds I work with uses USL (United States 12 Month Oil ETF) rather than USO precisely for this reason.  From Commodityhq.com, "USL invests in the next twelve months’ contracts, allowing the fund to reflect the average price of a light, sweet crude oil contract over the coming year."

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #905 on: December 28, 2014, 09:30:20 AM »
ESV

JBird

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #906 on: December 28, 2014, 01:57:02 PM »
Thanks for bringing that up! Much appreciated.
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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #907 on: December 29, 2014, 07:09:34 AM »
Senvest Capital and Intralot

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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #908 on: December 29, 2014, 07:46:09 AM »
TWTR calls and WBAI
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Re: What are you buying today?
« Reply #909 on: December 29, 2014, 08:09:47 AM »
CHKDG

The $100 note trading at $94.5 will float back to a slight $2 to $3 premium after the shock from the slide in oil wears off. The trade should make 8-9% plus dividends in the meantime. Low hanging fruit for 13% - 20% annualized ror. 

I made a similar trade back when CHK was running their going out of business sale.
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