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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Tue Oct 28

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 6:18 PM

3 Reasons Solazyme Inc. Stock Will Rise From All-Time Lows

Don't get too down in the dumps! It's important to be realistic, but Solazyme stock should rise from these levels.

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 2:51 PM

High Yield Stocks for Dividend Investing: CVR Partners LP

Should the high yield of CVR Partners LP signal an opportunity for investors or a warning siren?

Mon Oct 27

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 8:28 AM

Unlikely Hero: Can Monsanto Rid the World of Pesticides?

An under-the-radar technology platform being developed by Monsanto and Novozymes could signal a major shift in agriculture.

Sat Oct 25

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Fri Oct 24

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 7:29 AM

Pacific Biosciences of California Earnings Rocket Higher on Roche Deal

What investors need to know about Pacific Biosciences' third quarter performance.

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It's December 2016. Is Solazyme Inc. Profitable?

Solazyme has the potential to become an incredible growth stock, but recent developments may not inspire investors. The numbers tell an important story -- and it doesn't necessarily hinge on profitability.

Thu Oct 23

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TMFBlacknGold published an article 4:41 PM

The Dow Chemical Company Flaunts Its Blue Chip Status, Grows Earnings 44%

Dow Chemical turned in another strong quarter of growth. Now investors might want to ask themselves how long the momentum can last.

Tue Oct 14

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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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TMFBlacknGold published an article 12:00 AM

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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TMFBlacknGold published an article 3:45 PM

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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TMFBlacknGold published an article 2:25 PM

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

CAPS Outperform Pitch Reply

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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TMFBlacknGold published an article 1:06 PM

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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TMFBlacknGold published an article 8:45 AM

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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TMFBlacknGold published an article 5:30 AM

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.

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