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Update

We are closing down paid memberships for now.  We have made arrangements with our paying subscribers. Basically, our private-side business is taking all of our time.  We are still maintaining regular posting at Underdisclosed.com.  See you there.

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Anatomy of a Trade: Learn From Our Mistakes

The right thesis, but the wrong execution. InnerWorkings had a tough Wednesday last week. They lowered their guidance, primarily due to the loss of a large customer.  Their shares fell from $14.03/share to 10.48/share.  Seeing that their largest customer was … Continue reading

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Reassessing a Lock-In Price on Previous Opps Tracker Pick, Timken, Lock it Down Part II

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New Anatomy of a Trade Tracker

We have discussed a couple of our trades under the category “Anatomy of a Trade.” We do not recommend you follow our lead (although you may learn from our mistakes), but in the interest of accountability, we have added a … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Trade: Closing Out the J.C. Penney Position

First up, we’d like to follow up with a continuation of our J.C. Penney story.  It opened up sharply today at $14.20 and continued up to the $14.80′s. We started paying attention at the $14.60′s and decided to add some … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Trade: Cashing In On J.C. Penney’s Turmoil

As we bask in the downfall of the former CEO . . . The J.C. Penney Company/Bill Ackman saga has been going on for a while.  It took a turn earlier this week when Ron Johnson, Ackman’s CEO pick and … Continue reading

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A Closer Look At the Inner Workings of Apple’s Executive Compensation Determinations Ahead of Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders

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So Sweet, I May Need My Insulin. Novo Nordisk and the Anatomy of a Trade.

Novo Nordisk A/S takes the plunge and we’re there to swim in it too. On Monday, Novo Nordisk released an announcement that it had received a Complete Response Letter from the FDA for its Tresiba and Ryzodeg drugs stating that … Continue reading

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Apple’s Cash Position and What is Behind the Einhorn Maneuver

  Issuer: Apple Computer RE: David Einhorn’s Lawsuit and Letter to Apple Shareholders  Conclusion The Cash Position at Apple Behind the Hedge Fund’s Moves on Apple’s Upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders Apple’s upcoming annual meeting is scheduled for February 27, … Continue reading

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Facebook Channels Obscure Avril Lavigne Song About Being Mobile, Discloses Challenges with Mobile Strategy As Revenues and Usage Meet Changes In Technology and Consumer Demand

Issuer: RE: Updates on Facebook’s Mobile Strategy Revealed in New Annual Report Conclusion: Facebook both emphasizes its mobile progress and downplays its mobile weaknesses.  Disclosures reveal struggles to adjust to increasing consumer shift to accessing Facebook through mobile devices. Everything’s changin’ … Continue reading

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