TMFBlacknGold

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I conduct a rigorous amount of research and gut-check checkpoints (to remove emotions) to find the relatively few great companies worth owning for the long haul, although I'll take smaller positions with more speculative companies from time to time. I mostly stick to what I know (or am trying to figure out, anyway), which tends to heavily favor companies contributing to the bioeconomy. Sounds like a pipedream to most, but the bioeconomy comprised 2.5% of all American GDP in 2012 and is growing at about 15% annually -- pretty important! Take a walk over to SynBioBeta if you're interested in learning more about the synthetic biology field:

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 9:56 PM

It's Time for Solazyme Management to Come Clean

Solazyme has great potential to be an amazing growth stock, but management needs to do a better job with transparency before investors regain faith in the company. It has a golden opportunity to do so on November 5.

Mon Sep 8

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Is It Time to Buy Monsanto Company Stock?

An honest valuation comparison between Monsanto Company and its peers.

Sun Sep 7

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 12:39 AM

Why Solazyme Inc. Stock Has Plunged 20% in 2014

Investors had grand plans for Solazyme in the beginning of the year. Then reality took over.

Fri Sep 5

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The Unbelievably Cheap $10 Billion Plan to Stop Climate Change With Airplanes

Think cleaning up carbon emissions will place a heavy burden on the global economy? Think again. Planet hackers have an incredibly cheap workaround.

Thu Sep 4

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Biotech in Your Vanilla Ice Cream? Here's the Scoop.

Put emotions aside and consider the facts before you roll your eyes at biotech's advance on the vanilla-flavoring market. As it turns out, you'll probably welcome the latest breakthrough with open arms.

Tue Sep 2

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TMFBlacknGold commented on TMFBlacknGold's pitch for PLX. 10:28 PM

Well, it appears I may have gotten a little ahead of myself. I was definitely too bullish in my thinking and original pitch and overlooked a few things here. While I still think a larger company may be interested in Protalix's platform, there are [more]

Fri Aug 29

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Did Putin Just Harm His Fellow Russians By Banning Food Imports?

The Kremlin has its hands full with international pressure due to the Ukraine crisis. But Putin's attempts to retaliate against the West by banning food imports may be inflicting more pain at home for Russians than with trade partners.

Thu Aug 28

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 10:38 AM

3 Reasons The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's Stock Could Fall

A few reasons Goodyear Tire & Rubber's stock could fall in the coming months and years.

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3 Reasons the Dow Chemical Company's Stock Could Fall

A few reasons the Dow Chemical Company's stock could fall in the coming months and years.

Wed Aug 27

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 7:04 PM

3 Reasons DuPont's Stock Could Fall

A few reasons DuPont's stock could rise in the coming months and years.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 9:11 AM

Why Valero Energy Corporation Stock Has Fallen Behind in 2014

The financial numbers suggest Valero Energy stock should be cruising in 2014, but performance to date shows a different reality. What's up with the mediocre 7% return?

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3 Reasons DuPont's Stock Could Rise

A few reasons DuPont's stock could rise in the coming months and years.

Tue Aug 26

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 9:08 PM

3 Reasons Archer Daniels Midland Company's Stock Could Fall

A few reasons Archer Daniels Midland's stock could fall in the coming months and years.

Mon Aug 25

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 9:43 AM

3 Reasons The Dow Chemical Company's Stock Could Rise

A few reasons The Dow Chemical Company's stock could rise in the coming months and years.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 8:33 AM

3 Reasons The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's Stock Could Rise

A few reasons The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's stock could rise in the coming months and years.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 8:24 AM

3 Reasons Archer Daniels Midland Company’s Stock Could Rise

A few reasons Archer Daniels Midland's stock could rise in the coming months and years.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 7:53 AM

3 Reasons Monsanto Company's Stock Could Rise

The leading sustainable agriculture company is presented with several long-term opportunities that could cause its stock to rise.

Fri Aug 22

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 1:44 PM

3 Reasons Monsanto Company's Stock Could Fall

The leading sustainable agriculture company could face several short and long-term obstacles that cause its stock to fall.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 11:22 AM

Whole Foods Market Wants to Save This Amazonian Fish -- By Eating It

Can you save a fish teetering on extinction by creating a world that can't live without it? Whole Foods Market wants to pioneer a new strategy to do just that, but it's not without consequences.

Wed Aug 20

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 6:44 PM

Is This the Only Chance for Wind and Solar to Tackle Climate Change?

Investments in renewable energy could get a big boost if the world put the brakes on fossil fuel subsidies; but it's not a realistic option. Here's why.

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