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Real Name: John

Occupation: Private Investor, Other

Interests: Gold, Private Equity

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Private investor looking to improve my returns.

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At the Manchester Investor Show on Friday, I attended the presentation by David Paul who attributed the quote “never let a good crisis go to waste” to Bill Clinton. I have since seen similar versions of that referred to Winston Churchill, Rahm Emmanuel and Hilary Clinton but it’s prompted this posting to see how other users do two things: 1) How to screen for potential…

Looking at Robert Walters as a potential buy. Green lights for me are: - Sales growth of 24.6% in the last six months versus the same period last year, and 25.7% for the six months before that. - Looks to be well diversified across different countries - EPS growth and expected to grow further - Well above its 52 week low and now trading at…

Casting a very quick and high level look at Tarsus' company information I notice that: Valuation; PE stands at around 19.7 but forward PE according to Stockopedia is 10.8 so is now a good time to buy before the next set of results are announced in mid-Feb? Revenue last year was up to £82m from £50.9m so further research (FR) needed into latest trading updates.…

Earlier in the week I read an article in the FT, that mentioned PNP Paribas' Investment partners using the Herfindhal-Hirshcman Index to identify industries and sectors where certain companies enjoyed higher levels of market power than others. I'm toying with the idea of trying to calculate HHI for various sectors to identify those where the constituents face less competition and then using the Stock Ranks…

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It also got discussed in length on the Cube podcast at the weekend. Like Howard I'd been watching but hadn't pulled the trigger.

Do AJ Bell allow you to create trailing stops or do you have to go in adjust them yourself?

Never heard a word back from Investor Relations.

I'll contact them at lunch time and let you know what they say.

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