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Author: chk999 Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool CAPS All Star Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 2757  
Subject: Re: How do some Caps get Five Stars? Date: 9/21/2007 7:25 PM
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The thesis seemed to be that an ED drug for women would have a
truely huge market. So this was a low probability but very high
payoff bet that the drug would be approved. The company still has
some cash, so it has some time to work things out.

I personally won't touch companies with no earnings,
but some people like to spread a lot of small bets on early
stage drug companies and hope that the winners more than make up
for the losers.

As for the number of stars, that is done on the number of out
performs versus under performs, modulated by the standing of the
raters. In a thinly followed stock, some adventurous raters can
have a lot of say. You still need to do your own due dilligence.

Chris - personally avoids small pharma like the plague
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