January 24, 2018

Kuppy Sighting…


I will be speaking at the Seraph Global Investment Summit in Austin, Texas from March 5-8. More importantly, it’s an excuse to go to Austin and check out a place that I’ve always wanted to visit. If you want to come along, click this link and sign up. https://seraph.vc/2018-seraph-austin-meet-up/ Ohh… there will also be many other smart people speaking there as well. Kuppy
Categories: Travels
Positions Mentioned: none
January 8, 2018

Tidewater


US Bankruptcy can be a very rewarding process for a company. Unprofitable contracts are eliminated and debt is reduced. For a cyclical, capital intensive and commodity industry, bankruptcy can be a godsend. Look at Tidewater (TDW – USA), an operator of Offshore Service Vessels (OSVs) used in oil production. Through bankruptcy, it’s eliminated all of its in-chartered vessels, reducing expenditures on leases at a ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: TDW
January 1, 2018

Too Much of a Klusterfuk


Every once in a while a stock simply goes into the “too hard pile,” which creates opportunities. Honestly, I don’t blame investors for sometimes giving up on the analytical side. I mean, Teekay Offshore Partners (TOO – USA) really is a klusterfuk for the ages. It was meant as a drop-down Ponzi vehicle (I wrote about those 2 years ago as the whole MLP ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: TOO
December 20, 2017

Xmass Comes Early From OCC


Two months back, I clearly made my case for why Tesla (TSLA – USA) will eventually implode. Of course, the timing of that implosion is difficult to guess at—hence my use of a bear put spread. Now, thanks to OCC, I can go out much further in time. While, I suspect that TSLA’s share price is much lower by January 2019, by January 2020, ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: JYNT, AIM CN, TSLA
November 10, 2017

Most Canadian PM’s Have Crappy AIM


I previously wrote about Aimia here and here. Sorry in advance for all the numbers but it’s necessary… So, earnings came out Wednesday night and I quickly read through for a few key segments of interest to me (redemptions, card spend, cash build, PLM) and within a few minutes, I was celebrating with a bottle of tequila.   For a quick backstory, AIM has been in the ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: AIM CN
Scroll Up