Tag Archives: GigOptix

Geron Ouch And Yet

Great ideas rarely run smooth. Geron, a biotech with disruptive ideas that could redefine medicine and health, is probably years from proving itself, except that it suddenly looked like it would, just as suddenly looks like it won’t, and yet … Continue reading

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Easy Bits

Don’t do it all at once – if you have the choice. In investing, you have that choice. People get spooked by thoughts of having to make a major life-long obligation, or by worries of losing everything. Have you heard … Continue reading

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One Level Lower – Revenue and Market Cap

It’s so cheap it can’t go down much further. Not, not, one of the best reasons to buy a stock. Regardless of the price, unless it is trading at absolute zero, any stock can drop the same amount, 100%. Finding … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2013

Back by popular demand, but mostly because I do this anyway, it’s my semi-annual review of my stocks. For over a decade I’ve ended every June and December with a simple exercise: in a few sentences, well, maybe a few … Continue reading

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Odd Earnings News

That certainly didn’t go the way I expected. Sports have their seasons and so do corporations. Four times a year corporations officially announce their quarterly results. It is called the “earnings season”, but the official verbiage usually says “results” because … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise Mid 2013

It’s Sunday, June 30th, a marvelous day in Langley, WA and I sit here typing and calculating from my office while an excellent jazz group is playing very danceable music at one of the local coffeeshops. I watch dozens of … Continue reading

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A Good Week In Progress

How about some good news? This week held so much good news that I had to take notes. Enough happened that I had to make some adjustments to me. So, here we go. To all of you who have graciously … Continue reading

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Go GigOptix Go

Go GigOptix! Go! In the last few days, GIG stock has gone up over 50%. Come on, tiny GIG. Keep that up and I might stay out of foreclosure. Don’t worry though. You don’t have to do it all on … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2012

Welcome back my friends that know I do this every six months. For everyone else, hi! At the end of June and the end of December I follow the advice of Peter Lynch. If you can’t describe the companies you’re … Continue reading

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Backup Plans

  A friend’s blog inspired a paragraph in Tuesday’s post which inspired today’s post. Normally I post on Wednesdays and Saturdays but it is good to break patterns occasionally. She wrote about her Plan B. Now I recognize that I’ve … Continue reading

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