Monthly Archives: February 2012

It’s all gone pearshaped

This week isn’t turning out so good. I need a bailout! AFF (Afferro Mining) was down about 10% yesterday on announcement in the delay in receiving their money from the sale Putu there were tax problems. Oh dear. There didn’t … Continue reading

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Fun afternoon camsite project using Debian

Taking a break from the money stuff, I though it would be fun to set up a webcam project to serve my webcam over the interwebs. Since I already have Apache serving my proper web pages, and was a bit … Continue reading

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6 months ago

What was I interested in 6 months ago, in Agusut? I was messing around with a “sticky situations” fund, which I now no longer follow. ASX (FTSE All-Share index) rose 15.1% over 6 months. PIC (Pace), that perennial disappointer that … Continue reading

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tput, disk wipers, boot managers

tput – initialize a terminal or query terminfo database Send your cursor to a specific point on the screen: tput cup 4 47 There’s lots of other goodness, like clearing the screen. Disk wipers Autoclave¬† DBAN – Darik’s Boot and … Continue reading

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TLPR added

TLPR has been added to the Blippy Defensive Portfolio over on Stockpedia. It adds sector diversity. Google sums up its activities pretty well: Tullett Prebon plc (Tullett) is an inter-dealer brokers, and acts as an intermediary in the wholesale financial … Continue reading

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S0105 companies

I’ve been playing around with more programming, and have come up with a list of companies passing the test S0105 that I’ve devised. Huh? It’s a list of companies whose current PER is less than or equal to 20th percentile … Continue reading

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Company stats by decile

John McElligott requested stats for in percentiles for the PSR of companies. I’ve gone one better and calculated percentiles for a range of statistics. The sample is for companies with a market cap of at least ¬£200m. Investment Trusts are … Continue reading

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