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  1. Know when to hold ’em

    Know when to hold ‘em and know when to fold ‘em poker players appreciate the frisson of an all-in $10 billion pot when it comes to the biggest game, Crown Casino, now in town.  Minimum game buy in has to … Continue reading

  2. Iron Ore – FMG

    Iron Ore – all roads, presently lead to Rome. Long term price upgrade forecasts are thicker than flies on a billy goat’s bum. Supply side constraints continue with Vale’s dams and Pilbara production now impacted by cyclones. Chinese steel mills … Continue reading

  3. Seven West Media (SWM)

    The more things change, the more things remain the same for ownership of Australian media assets.  Change epicenter, this time around, is Disney’s completed $71bn acquisition of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment business, 21st Century Fox – a deal which unites franchises … Continue reading

  4. Northern Star Resources (NST)

    The electric-powered, skateboard-riding Bill Beament, executive chairman of Northern Star Resources (NST), should take a passing interest in American cartoonist Walt Kelly’s character, Pogo. Kelly’s Pogo character’s home spun philosophy of ‘looking back on things, they always improve’, and ‘we … Continue reading

  5. What’s next? Bonds and BTH

    The only thing that makes investing possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty, and not knowing what comes next. And momentary shivers ran up our spines reading forecasts for the Australian economy; GDP growth to fall under 2%, unemployment drifts up towards … Continue reading

  6. Catch 22 – BHP, RIO, FMG

    History is a trash bag of random coincidences torn open in a wind to paraphrase Joseph Heller of Catch 22 fame. Assassination of an Austrian Archduke led to two World Wars. Collapse of a tailings dam in South America results … Continue reading

  7. EML and SHM

    Investing’s best lesson is losing rather than winning. You learn how to keep going. And when you do win it is better to say nothing. And when you lose, say less. So, we challenge the animal spirits of the share … Continue reading

  8. Waste Management – Bingo and Cleanaway

    Recycling – the art of reusing, something Bingo Industries shareholders are trusting the company does doing a buyback with the cash mountain it’s sitting on.  Suffering a 49% share price fall post this week’s profit downgrade left the waste management … Continue reading

  9. Dragontail Systems (DTS)

    Fast food or its acronym quick service restaurant (QSR) is, depending on your view, the obesity devil incarnate or one of those pleasures like chocolate, worth indulging in every now and then. American market research points to the global fast … Continue reading

  10. After Pay (APT)

    Turning the old-fashioned retail layby on its head, who would have thought, could create from virtually nothing, a multibillion Australian listed business which in three years has rapidly expanded overseas. After Pay (APT), a current market cap of $3.5 billion, … Continue reading