[extropy-chat] The Dawn of Personalized Medicine
Extropian Agroforestry Ventures Inc.
megao at sasktel.net
Thu Apr 8 03:16:44 UTC 2004
Picking stocks based on trend alone is not much more than the monkey does if
you give him the right stock page to poop on.
I keep getting "Hot Stock" calls from brokers flogging shares .
These "Hot Stocks" unfortunately seem to resurface over and over sometimes
never doing the deal. Just the other day as well as 8 months ago I have had
nearly the very exact same broker call about a company called Myelin Labs
and their being on the verge of FDA approval for production of a generic
The same guy and the same script almost to a word.
The pitch is not so unreasonable but once you hear it the second time, the
little changes can be telling "the rest of the story".
However one I have had pitched 3 times in 18 months is "Kaleco Scientific".
They may have a hard time getting the capital, but I think the product has
A Russian/USA alliance with a helmet used in a clinical setting to stimulate
using an offshoot of TENS.
Similarly biopharma is popping up everywhere... the question is ... is
there another Intel, Microsoft or such this time around or will the field
remain fragmented in the same way the product lines might?
Frankly, I can see the forest/tree conundrum very well from where I am at
as I have said a few times before, we are a small company with specialized,
compounded, made to order nutraceuticals now venturing formally into
derived from medical cannabis. Stats say Canada has a 7Billion$ market,
nobody knows , us included , if the customers will ever "come out of the
Yes the trends all say we should be filthy rich but trends,are sometimes
like polls are to dogs, sometimes worth only to piss on.
I have no doubt personalized meds are a major big thing, I just don't think
anybody should kick themselves if they miss out on the "hot picks" because
they just are not that easy to pick.
"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Hal Finney wrote:
> > Yes, or he might have invested in other 1960s era semiconductor
> > companies, like Amelco, or Shockley, or Intersil, or Rheem, which had
> > the distinction of being the first semiconductor company to be sued
> > over stolen intellectual property. Hindsight is easy.
> Hal, you may have missed the best example -- Trilogy Systems (google on
> trilogy + Amdahl. I'm not sure it ever got to the point of going public
> though so it might not have turned into an Enron.
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