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40 years experience in the software industry. Former Deloitte & Touche consultancy partner.

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What do other traders do with cash that is sitting in their ISAs, SIPPs and other trading accounts? Brokers pay trivial interest rates, but where's the best place to invest it until it is needed for equity purchases?

The fundamentals look OK. The share price has steadily dropped. The directors know more about the company performance than anyone else. So what is the inference to be drawn from the fact that they haven't called the bottom yet?

No broker pays significant interest on cash, so what's the best strategy for holding significant cash between trades?

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Does anyone here have any insight into current events at Cloudcall (LON:CALL) ? Paul bought ~150,000 for BMUS on Monday and is currentlly up on the trade, but Miton have been selling large tranches on several recent days. I have no position in CALL, but I'm intrigued ...

Thanks, Rhombold. Despite the market rules that are supposed to protect minority shareholders, I find it hard to have enough confidence in the directors of any company to do as Graham has done, and take a very large position in a lobster-pot share. That would take greater knowledge of the company, its shareholders, its prospects and its key personnel than I could acquire without being…

GrahamVolvere (LON:VLE) seems to be very illiquid (I can't even get a quote for 1000 this afternoon) so how did you manage to accumulate a large position and do you feel comfortable that you will be able to sell it when you decide to do so?

Spectra Systems (LON:SPSC) hasn't moved, so maybe they are converging.

... and perhaps Northern Bear (LON:NTBR) (which I hold and which is down 6% today for no particular reason that I can see).

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