Thalassa (THAL) – Disturbing, spooky changes make it uninvestible
Small Cap

Thalassa (THAL) – Disturbing, spooky changes make it uninvestible

Graham Neary- October 31, 2018

Bizarre changes at the holding company Thalassa could be sinister, irrelevant or have some benign explanation. After contacting Thalassa's Chairman, I'm still not entirely sure ... Read More

Turning your portfolio into an insurance operator by selling put options
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Turning your portfolio into an insurance operator by selling put options

Graham Neary- October 29, 2018

Health warning: options are risky business. They can cause significant losses and blow up your entire portfolio if you get them wrong. In fact, they ... Read More

Cube Podcast #3: Andrew & Graham on quality investing for all seasons
Podcast

Cube Podcast #3: Andrew & Graham on quality investing for all seasons

Cube Investments- October 29, 2018

In our latest podcast, Andrew Latto and Graham Neary discuss why quality investing is such an attractive approach for the best fund managers, the merits ... Read More

Domino’s Pizza: An introduction to this high-performing pizza giant
Comment, FTSE 350

Domino’s Pizza: An introduction to this high-performing pizza giant

Andrew Latto- October 26, 2018

Domino’s Pizza overtook Pizza Hut earlier this year to become the world’s largest pizza seller. The group offers investors a simple store rollout story in ... Read More

Keith Ashworth-Lord & the Buffett way: Part 3: Growth vs Quality
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Keith Ashworth-Lord & the Buffett way: Part 3: Growth vs Quality

Andrew Latto- October 25, 2018

Investors often appear to focus on growth rather than quality.  However, any business can create growth. The hard part is to grow a business while ... Read More

Losing money on AIM
Comment, Small Cap

Losing money on AIM

Joel Deakin- October 24, 2018

As I'm on my way to India for a couple of weeks' holiday, I've found myself looking back on the decisions I've made during 2018. ... Read More

Falanx (FLX) – A buy and build play in an industry ripe for consolidation
Small Cap

Falanx (FLX) – A buy and build play in an industry ripe for consolidation

Michael Taylor- October 23, 2018

Falanx Group provides global cyber security and intelligence services, working with blue-chip and government clients. The company is now embarking on a buy and build ... Read More

Keith Ashworth-Lord and the Buffett way: Part 2 – Quality Investing
Comment

Keith Ashworth-Lord and the Buffett way: Part 2 – Quality Investing

Andrew Latto- October 22, 2018

Keith Ashworth-Lord is a quality investor through and through.  Quality investors like to do their homework and figure out whether a company is adding value.  ... Read More

Keith Ashworth-Lord and the Buffett way: Part 1 – The fund
Comment

Keith Ashworth-Lord and the Buffett way: Part 1 – The fund

Andrew Latto- October 19, 2018

The fund manager Keith Ashworth-Lord has handsomely beaten the market since since he started his Buffettology fund in March 2011. His investment approach is mapped ... Read More

ShareSoc – the Share(ing) Society for the Private Investor
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ShareSoc – the Share(ing) Society for the Private Investor

Simon Hedger- October 18, 2018

I can't say hand on heart if it's true, but Buddah supposedly once said "There is no wealth like knowledge, and no poverty like ignorance". Billionaire investor and ... Read More

Merlin Entertainments (MERL) – Rollercoaster for shareholders may have opened a value opportunity
FTSE 350

Merlin Entertainments (MERL) – Rollercoaster for shareholders may have opened a value opportunity

Graham Neary- October 18, 2018

Shares in Merlin Entertainments took another tumble this week, dropping 8% after a disappointing trading update (latest share price 340.7p, market cap £3,482 million). It ... Read More

Exclusive: Interview with Ron Series, Chairman of DX Group (DX)
Small Cap

Exclusive: Interview with Ron Series, Chairman of DX Group (DX)

Graham Neary- October 17, 2018

DX Group (DX), the logistics business offering a range of delivery services, has been recapitalised and refreshed with a new management team over the past year. ... Read More

Potash – Demand for this fertiliser is likely to go in only one direction
Comment

Potash – Demand for this fertiliser is likely to go in only one direction

Joel Deakin- October 17, 2018

Potash has nothing to do with pot or cannabis although the FT did suggest that investors were smoking "African pot" when invested in the now ... Read More

Driver Group (DRV) – Wheels Firmly in Motion
Small Cap

Driver Group (DRV) – Wheels Firmly in Motion

Simon Hedger- October 16, 2018

I’m always keen to see management keeping shareholders updated and hence the Trading Statement released today from Driver Group (DRV) was a pleasing addition to ... Read More

RockRose Energy (RRE) – If Carlsberg did acquisition updates
Small Cap

RockRose Energy (RRE) – If Carlsberg did acquisition updates

Joel Deakin- October 16, 2018

Since covering Rockrose a few weeks ago (here), its shares are up over 15% and were briefly above 600p a share following the Dyas acquisition ... Read More

Surveying the Wreckage – A Review of the AIM Sell-Off in early October 2018
Comment

Surveying the Wreckage – A Review of the AIM Sell-Off in early October 2018

Graham Neary- October 15, 2018

The AIM All-Share Index is down by 10% in the past ten trading sessions. That means lots of pain for lots of investors. It also ... Read More

Cube Podcast #2: Joel & Graham discuss their tactics during the correction
Podcast

Cube Podcast #2: Joel & Graham discuss their tactics during the correction

Cube Investments- October 15, 2018

In a wide-ranging podcast, Joel Deakin and Graham Neary discuss the recent correction, market-makers, Patisserie Holdings (CAKE), how they manage risk in their portfolios, sectors ... Read More

Ophir Energy (OPHR) – Follow the money
Small Cap

Ophir Energy (OPHR) – Follow the money

Michael Taylor- October 15, 2018

Ophir Energy is an independent upstream oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Asia and Africa. Its share price reached a high of ... Read More

Patisserie Holdings (CAKE) – Going down like a wet victoria sponge
Small Cap

Patisserie Holdings (CAKE) – Going down like a wet victoria sponge

Michael Taylor- October 12, 2018

It's not often a few million quid goes missing. But it's the second time this year now that it has, after Conviviality's (CVR) cratering back ... Read More

Hargreaves Lansdown (HL): The type of company to look for when Mr Market is gloomy
FTSE 350

Hargreaves Lansdown (HL): The type of company to look for when Mr Market is gloomy

Andrew Latto- October 12, 2018

There are of lots of companies with fat profit margins and there are lots of companies that are growing rapidly. It is relatively rare, however, ... Read More

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