April - June 2004 articles archive home
It doesn’t take much
In February the Y3K Group traded at one cent. By April it was trading at 20c. Admittedly, on pitifully small volumes, but it still begs the question: why?
Wednesday, June 30, 2004 ... more
Saddam still spreads terror
Andrew Gilliga, the defense and diplomatic editor of The Spectator magazine, recently wrote a piece on the fear and confusion surrounding the trial of the former Iraqi dictator.
Tuesday, June 29, 2004 ... more
A bit of a yawn
To be fair, Cyberhost does try to make its results as interesting as possible. For a start, you never know what period they’ll relate to or how often they’ll be published.
Monday, June 28, 2004 ... more
Once bitten, twice shy
In February Gilboa announced that Riana Storbeck– had been appointed as Group Financial Director. At the time it said Riana joined Gilboa as financial director ...
Friday, June 25, 2004 ... more
England’s thugs – pt 2
England's "barmy army" has not mobilised since 2000, when its foot soldiers altered the seating arrangements in a couple of Belgian town squares.
Thursday, June 24, 2004 ... more
England’s thugs
Daniel Wolf maintains that the English are “bad at football and brilliant at hooliganism because of an attitude of mind, a national cringe, which has its roots in the Industrial Revolution.”

Wednesday, June 23, 2004 ... more
What improvement?
Compared to the previous year, the Stratcorp results for the year to 29 February 2004 look pretty good: Turnover increased from R3.4m to R11.3m ... unfortunately ...
Tuesday, June 22, 2004 ... more
Coming along nicely
The net worth of a company, together with its profitability and cash flows, is a critical factor in determining value. And yet, as shown in the latest results from Moneyweb altered ...
Monday, June 21, 2004 ... more
No, great expectations
I recently wrote a short piece on SA Chrome (SCE) which basically said that although the market’s muted response to the announcement of a joint venture with Xstrata was surprising ...
Friday, June 18, 2004 ... more
What a mess is a dog.
It can’t be much fun being a shareholder in Fairvest. Presumably you’d want to be able to understand a little bit of what’s been happening over the last couple of yeras. But ...
Thursday, June 17, 2004 ... more
Making sense of it
Last Friday Command announced that it had sold 11 609 812 Aludie shares, being 34.9% of that company’s share capital, for R11,609.81 – in other words, at 0.1c a share.
Tuesday, June 15, 2004 ... more
No great expectations
In February SA Chrome announced that it had reached an agreement with Xstrata ... WB Holdings announced that on 1 June 2003 ... Stella Vista’s chief executive purchased 9,213,100 shares
Monday, June 14, 2004 ... more
Livermore was a techie at heart Friday, June 11, 2004
The trouble with PEs Thursday, June 10, 2004
Trust George Hudson Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Strange brew Tuesday, June 8, 2004
Much better news Monday, June 7, 2004
More bad news Friday, June 4, 2004
Less than good news Thursday, June 3, 2004
Was this, but now it’s that Wednesday, June 2, 2004
Key to strong growth Tuesday, June 1, 2004
And the party never ends Monday, May 31, 2004
What to make of it? Friday, May 28, 2004
When prices rise after you sold Thursday, May 27, 2004
For the enterprising investor Wednesday, May 26, 2004
Spare parts Tuesday, May 25, 2004
Knowing which is the chaff Monday, May 24, 2004
Trying to avoid value traps Thursday, May 20, 2004
O'Neil’s C-A-N-S-L-I-M Wednesday, May 19, 2004
Who’s running the show? Tuesday, May 18, 2004
Another missed opportunity Monday, May 17, 2004
The wages of sin Friday, May 14, 2004
Face it, you’re biased Thursday, May 13, 2004
Too bad it’s only 34.9% Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Now, that’s encouraging Tuesday, May 11, 2004
Calling short-sellers Monday, May 10, 2004
10 easy Questions Friday, May 7, 2004
Graham got so simple Thursday, May 6, 2004
Philip Carret likes to think small Wednesday, May 5, 2004
The bedrock of investing. Tuesday, May 4, 2004
Dividends versus trust Monday, May 3, 2004
Hammer’s syndrome Friday, April 30, 2004
Who’s Byron Wein right? Thursday, April 29, 2004
Why we make barmy decisions Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Dividends, not earnings Monday, April 26, 2004
Envoi: Midas Friday, April 23, 2004
Jasco: The last twelve months Thursday, April 22, 2004
A little dissent, please Wednesday, April 21, 2004
The future’s not clear ... Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Templeton’s principles of investment success Monday, April 19, 2004
Lessons from poker schools. Friday, April 16, 2004
One too many meme Thursday, April 15, 2004
An explanation Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Buffet, the jerk of Omaha Thursday, April 8, 2004
Why poor financial results are disgusting Wednesday, April 7, 2004
It was that, but now it’s this Tuesday, April 6, 2004
Waxing lyrical, but losing value Monday, April 5, 2004
Woodstock for capitalists Friday, April 2, 2004
At a glance Thursday, April 1, 2004
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