Monthly Archives: December 2012

Yell – is it still relevant? (spoof)

With the internet in the ascendency, displacing traditional print media, why don’t you try Yell? Click this video to find out: http://youtu.be/ErmVUZhu0q8 Enjoy!

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A little stock experiment

I was intrigued by an article in The Globe and Mail, carrying the article “Beat the market in 2013 with 5 of Wall Street’s most-hated stocks” The gist of their article is that if you bought heavily shorted large and … Continue reading

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Dividend Channel makes a Horlicks on $HLF

Time for some Schadenfreude, I think. Forbes’ DividendChannel declares, on 17-Dec-2012, That “Top Quartile Ranked Dividend Stock HLF is Oversold”. The stock stood at $43 at the time. Then Bill Ackman came along. It is now at $26.06. So much … Continue reading

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MSFT – Microsoft – does not compute

I’m a computer programmer, and by new year I will have permanently switched away from Windows and onto Linux … at home, not at work, and I will occasionally switch into Windows to play Mass Effect 3. There’s nothing I … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Another little tidbit that I culled from my old Circle posts from 23 Jul 2011: Maybe Whitney Tilson is not the investing genius I thought he was. During the period from 26 Jan 2007, the date his Tilson Focus fund … Continue reading

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Democracy is doomed

I had occasion to visit some of my old posts from Google Circle today. I had clipped a post from the Motley Fool in Aug 2011: In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinborough, had … Continue reading

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AGTA – Agriterra – shorting idea

I have no position in this company, and I’m pretty much shooting from the hip on this one, so it is vital that you DYOR before taking a position. I’ve written briefly about it before, but now it is looking … Continue reading

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