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Please No More

None of our remaining watch list positions came even close to our trigger points. I am not going to adjust them higher and just watch for another week. We have 24 active positions and don't need any more at present. It is very hard tracking this many and managing the positions. We are currently profitable on 15 of the 24 and we are just now entering the summer demand season.

I did drop TIE as a potential entry.

Jim Brown
 

Dropped Entries
TIE Titanium Metals

New Watch List Entries

None

Current Watch List

TS - $183.20 - Tenaris

Tenaris S.A. is a global manufacturer of seamless steel pipes for the oil and gas industry and a global supplier of seamless steel pipes for process and power plants and for industrial and automotive applications. It is also a regional supplier of welded steel pipes for oil and gas pipelines in South America. Tenaris focus on providing end-user customers a service that integrates manufacturing, procurement, distribution and on-time delivery of products throughout the world. Incorporated in Luxembourg, the Company has manufacturing facilities in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Romania and Venezuela. It also has a proprietary global service and distribution network in over 20 countries. Tenaris' customers include many of the world's major oil and gas companies, as well as a large number of engineering and industrial companies.

Breakdown target $170.00
Buy Sept $180 Call TSW-IP 1/2 position

This is a wild card shot. If we do get the drop I would love to buy the option but the options are expensive!

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HOC - $66.80 - Holly Corp

Holly is a very strong company despite its small size. It has a huge cash pile and no debt. The ratio of cash to equity is currently 67% and Holly is trading at only a 9 PE. The $2B company is a huge takeover target given its inland refineries and pipeline capacity. Forbes named it one of America's best managed companies with a five year annualized return of 80.7%, the best in the oil and gas industry.

Holly Corporation (Holly) is an independent petroleum refiner that produces and distributes high-value light products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel. As of December 31, 2004, the Company, through its principal subsidiaries, operated and managed three refineries located in Artesia and Lovington, New Mexico (operated as one refinery); Woods Cross, Utah (Woods Cross refinery), and Great Falls, Montana (Montana Refinery). Holly also holds ownership interests in Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (HEP), a limited-liability company that owns and operates pipeline and terminally ailing assets, as well as 70% interest in the Rio Grande Pipeline Company (Rio Grande). Rio Grande owns a 249-mile pipeline that transports liquid petroleum gases (LPGs) from West Texas to the Texas/Mexico border. During the year ended December 31, 2004, gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel (excluding volumes purchased for resale) represented 59%, 26% and 5%, respectively, of the refinery's sales volumes.

Breakdown target $60.00
Sept $65 Call HOC-IM
 

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