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re: Cassel here is his last post

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Current Report Filing (8-k) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 10/20/2017 4:30:37 PM
The Meet Group annuncia la chiusura dell’acquisizione di Lovoo "Business Wire" - 10/20/2017 1:37:00 AM
The Meet Group annonce la clôture de l’acquisition de Lovoo "Business Wire" - 10/20/2017 12:27:00 AM
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The Meet Group Announces Closing of Lovoo Acquisition "Business Wire" - 10/19/2017 4:58:00 PM
Company Profile for The Meet Group "Business Wire" - 10/13/2017 10:40:00 AM
The Meet Group Wins a Spot on the Soaring 76 – Greater Philadelphia's List of Fastest Growing Public Companies "Business Wire" - 9/28/2017 1:26:00 PM
The Meet Group’s Jim Bugden Presents at GDI London Dating Conference "Business Wire" - 9/27/2017 8:33:00 AM
Philly New Technology Meetup Welcomes The Meet Group's Catherine Cook Connelly as Guest Speaker "Business Wire" - 9/26/2017 2:03:00 PM
Philadelphia and San Francisco Timmy Awards Selects The Meet Group as a Best Tech Workplace for Diversity Finalist "Business Wire" - 9/21/2017 2:21:00 PM
The Meet Group va faire l'acquisition de LOVOO "Business Wire" - 9/20/2017 6:50:00 PM
The Meet Group übernimmt LOVOO "Business Wire" - 9/20/2017 5:24:00 PM
Current Report Filing (8-k) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 9/20/2017 8:37:01 AM
The Meet Group to Acquire LOVOO "Business Wire" - 9/20/2017 8:31:00 AM
Amended Statement of Beneficial Ownership (sc 13d/a) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 9/15/2017 4:52:57 PM
Catherine Cook Connelly To Speak at App Valley 2017 Conference "Business Wire" - 9/7/2017 2:58:00 PM
Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (4) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 9/5/2017 4:56:12 PM
Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership (3) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 9/5/2017 4:53:37 PM
Current Report Filing (8-k) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 9/5/2017 4:49:19 PM
The Meet Group Appoints Mr. Bedi A. Singh to its Board of Directors "Business Wire" - 9/5/2017 8:30:00 AM
Tagged Launches Tagged Live "Business Wire" - 8/15/2017 10:21:00 AM
Quarterly Report (10-q) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 8/4/2017 4:52:53 PM
The Meet Group to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference in Boston "Business Wire" - 8/4/2017 8:30:00 AM
Confidential Treatment Order (ct Order) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 8/3/2017 5:14:57 PM
Current Report Filing (8-k) "Edgar (US Regulatory)" - 8/3/2017 4:09:25 PM
KurtNYC   Tuesday, 03/01/11 09:25:59 AM
Re: JAMESMLEVY post# 2759
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re: Cassel here is his last post explaining his thoughts, via google cache. at first I thought this had been done to him. I am actually more shocked to see he had been thinking about it already, and a bit underwhelmed that he does not explain why now, and the 'negative distraction' he is alluding to and for which company? His site was a great resource, this is imo a poor way to shut it down. Notice of a few hours? So much for transparency. Maybe it will be back someday.


"Site Shutdown

I will be shutting down my website in the next few hours. I know this may come as a shock. It’s a decision I’ve been thinking about for some time. My goals from the beginning were to educate by example and do it for free. I think that was a success, but the negative side of being completely transparent and public is that you have a target on your back. I could honestly care less about the personal attacks since most of my naysayers are mostly odd-lotting gurus that can’t cut it making a living by capital gains only, or need to manipulate a stock via the short term to make a living. I told myself from the beginning that once my website became too big of a distraction for the companies I’m invested in (a negative distraction) I would shut it down, and I think that point has been reached. In the next few hours I will shut down my website, stop tweeting, pretty much everything. Nothing will change in regards to my investing or strategy, I am just plucking out the public part. I will be a ghost so to speak. I hope most of you will be understanding of this, and I wish everyone the best as I’ve enjoyed conversing with you on my website more then you could ever imagine. I may run into some of you at a few micro-cap conferences in the future.

I’d like to leave you with this. When investing in micro cap stocks it’s all about betting on the jockey, even more so then the product or service they sell. Find undervalued stocks that have a chance of getting overvalued. Find stocks in industries or market segments that are becoming hot (not already hot) as these stocks will get overvalued. Find stocks with the right share structure. And lastly, give management a short leash. These are the investment philosophies that have served me well over the years and I think they will do the same for you.

Ian Cassel
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