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Starrob, you asked about BSPM.

I bought a lot of it around $1.80 and in the low to mid-$2's. When they announced earnings and filed their audited 10-K, the stock popped to $3.30 and I sold most of my position. So that worked out OK. I did hold some of my position, unfortunately, and I'm looking at a loss there. The new CFO news is obviously not good. I think it's very possible that that position will zero out eventually. And if that happens, I'll have lost a small amount overall.

I did short quite a few of China small caps over the last few months, and that went very well. Adding up the gains from shorts and short-term trading of long positions and the longs I still have--which are substantial--I'm down a small amount. But of course I still have the long positions, which I think will be profitable eventually. Yes, I could have just bought Apple and done better. This has been a learning experience though, at least.

Does that answer please you? Would you prefer if I said "I bet my house on BSPM and lost it all! Goodbye cruel world!"
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