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Research 2.0 submits:
We published an update on LinkedIn yesterday which is available here, putting an Intrinsic valuation of $35-40 on the shares for 2011. It's true that in 2012 our IV goes up to $50 - but that certainly doesn't justify the $100 share price.
Susan Weerts submits:New Pricing MechanismAt the end of 2009 speculation started that the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China was contemplating implementing a new mechanism to price refined products during the first quarter of 2010. The NDRC regulates the Chinese domestic refined product market by imposing a “price ceiling” on the wholesale price.
By Mark Henwood: The solar sector defines investment risk. Not only has Energy Conversion Devices gone under, investors in another high-visibility solar developer have been saddled with a 72% loss over the last week.
Dr. Stephen Leeb submits:As we mentioned last week, Vale S.A. (VALE) recently made the decision to switch to a more flexible, quarterly pricing system that would lead to a boost in revenue for the company. While the short-term impact of the decision will likely be marginal – new annual prices will soon be more closely in line with the quarterly price – the longer-term effects of this will be significant. This week we learned more about how this transition would occur.