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Thursday, 23 September 2010

Fairfax Financial Holdings

Fairfax is a similar company to Berkshire Hathaway. It is an insurance company that uses its capital and float to invest in shares, bonds and other financial instruments. Unlike Berkshire they do not tend to buy whole companies.

Fairfax's main listing is on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE). Its share price is currently C$408, which is US$396 (from this point I'm going to use $ to mean US$). There are 21.3m shares outstanding, so it has a market cap of $8.5bn....Read the full Article - By Dan Tebbutt

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

StatPro Group

The StatPro Group was founded in 1994 by Chief Executive Justin Wheatley. The company provides portfolio analysis solutions and asset valuation services for the worldwide asset management trade.

Lynas Corporation

Lynas Corporation Ltd, along with its subsidiaries, is focused on the investigation and development of deposits of Rare Earth and additional mineral resources in Asia and Australia.

Bango PLC

Bango is an investment holding company based in the United Kingdom that develops, markets and sells technology which allows mobile phone users to select and purchase directly on their phones.

Bglobal PLC

Bglobal is based in Darwen, United Kingdom and has around 144 employees. Through its subsidiaries, Bglobal provides services and metering technology to deregulated energy markets within the United Kingdom.

Arm Holdings

ARM Holdings–which was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Cambridge, United Kingdom–is the world’s leading supplier of semiconductor IP (intellectual property)...

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Eavesdroppers Dogged Investment Newsletter

We have just published the first edition of the Eavesdropper's Dogged Investment Newsletter - a monthly publication that will be covering the latest market news as well as in depth research on particular stocks.
In Septembers newsletter the Evesdropper has highlighted AFREN, Consort Medical, Chamberlin and Sirius Exploration.

In addition to this the Eavesdropper talks about Royal Bank of Scotland in Straight from the Kennel.

The newsletter is written by Alan Watson, a very knowledgeable stockbroker and journalist.

Read the Newsletter.