Monthly Archives: June 2016

Some internet kooks

I have a keen interest in surrealism. So naturally, I am interested in many zany things on the internet. Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared With any luck, tomorrow should be an interesting day! DHMIS is a Youtube channel that has … Continue reading

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A lesson in data file formats

I have written a number of accounting packages in the languages C, Go, Haskell Python, Tcl (non-working), and C++. My C, Go, Python and Tcl efforts have been lost in the mists of time. I write my input data in … Continue reading

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Magic Hat – KCOM in, QRT out

The MHP (Magic Hat Portfolio) on Stockopedia (http://www.stockopedia.com/fantasy-funds/magic-hat-463/) is an experiment by me to see if a human can improve on a mechanical Greeblatt Magic Formula screen. I am trying to weed out “mistakes” that I feel the screening commits: … Continue reading

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FTSE250 still cheaper than FT100

The FTSE250 has risen 85.7% over the last decade. Over the same period, the FTSE100 has risen 7.8%. I don’t know the total return. You may think that we may be due for some sort of relative reversal in performance, … Continue reading

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Quality > Momentum > Value

I have had a chance to play with the SH (Sharelock Holmes) database, which can give quarterly performance reviews on portfolios going back to 2002. That assumes there is sufficient data for the query in question. Note that I am … Continue reading

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GOAL – my thoughts

Paul Scott wrote about GOAL, the footie pitches company, this morning (https://is.gd/0d7iCD), expressing the view: So I could see this share having a reasonable run upwards over the next year. It could have maybe 20-50% upside in it, who knows? … Continue reading

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