Foxtons

The Evil Diaries: Daniel Stewart, Foxtons, Blair and Corbyn

The Evil Diaries: Daniel Stewart, Foxtons, Blair and Corbyn

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I was yesterday discussing current affairs with a client of Daniel Stewart (DAN). The client might consider raising fresh capital but is concerned at the very thin market that they would inevitably encounter. Matters are made worse in that they expect DAN to deliver. But there is no point in asking DAN since the investment…

The Evil Diaries: “Beat the dinosaurs”

The Evil Diaries: “Beat the dinosaurs”

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I covered the tube drivers’ pay about six weeks ago. Actually it is even more pronouncedly ridiculous in hard cash terms – starting pay is clearly well over £50,000 p.a.. The negotiating position of RMT is strong – they can at any time cause widespread chaos. Save that by making the trains driverless there is…

The Evil Diaries: “Witchfinder General”

The Evil Diaries: “Witchfinder General”

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In 1968 I saw Witchfinder General, which covered some obsessive puritan who went round fingering alleged witches and then killing them off. I took it as a warning as to what can happen when vile regulators are given excessive authority. And I mention this since I reckon that a later generation of this lot have…

The Evil Diaries: Foxtons, Pets At Home and Globo

The Evil Diaries: Foxtons, Pets At Home and Globo

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You could knock me over with a feather. As soon as I went through today’s half year RNS from Foxtons (FOXT) I decided that the share price would go straight down through 200p. But, instead, at the time of writing, it is hovering around 240p. It is true that I do not like the cut…

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