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I've lost money in this so would not want a similar mistake in the future.  But why would the executive sell off their shares and how were they sold to Philip Day at less than the quoted value to private investors 'Bonmarche's Chief executive Helen Connolly and finance director Stephen Alldridge offloaded their shares yesterday ...Last night Connolly, 47, sold 42,542 shares to Day for…

The video here . . is very good, but are there any rules of thumb for the metrics here . How do I know what is good/acceptable/bad?

I bought a few hundred DDD shares a couple of years ago and held on to them when they were taken off the AIM. I now hold them in a Fund & Share Account at Hargreaves Lansdown. The discussion at shows a current share price of around £0.02 while the share price here is over $20 Why difference in pricing? How does this…

As a new investor, and ex electronics engineer, I was interested in Paul Scott's comments on XP Power ( so checked them on Glassdoor ( The employee comments suggest that it is not a well run company and could lose some of it's key workers and potentially intellectual capital. How much weight should I give to anecdotal content like that when evaluating a company as…

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An expensive lesson for me. I still think that the ethics of this stink, and  am surprised that there has been so little media comment about it. 

Hey Gromley.  So will the shareholder have no comeback at all?  Morally, this looks like theft to me.

Insider trading?  Something underhand perhaps.   Might the PWC report shed any light? 

Re Dialight ( ) I did some work for a major UK construction company a few years ago and they were using LED lighting buildings and motorways.  This is a growing market and Dialight should have been a good bet to capture that demand.   But my share value has dropped to 25% since buying them in 2017.Looking at employee comments on, it's clear the…

incompetent management and engineering go together - remember GEC . . Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, was a Bell Telephones engineer and his strip is based on real life!

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