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ShareProphets 2016 New Year “bury bad news” Sweepstake

By Ebenezer Hogmanay | Thursday 29 December 2016


We had, according to the totally unbiased  panel from the Global Shorting Conspiracy, a stonking 23 bad news RNSs released on the last trading day before Christmas -  with a couple of stand-out releases from Kenmare (KMR) and TLA Worldwide (TLA) which really took the biscuit. But how many will we see this Friday, the last trading (half-) day of the year? Place your bets….

As ever the rules are simple: we are looking for profit warnings, discounted placings, bad results, director resignations, Nomad resignations, delistings, snouts-in-the-trough option/warrant packages and any other item a company may prefer that its shareholders miss.

Last year, having seen 12 entries make the Christmas Eve list, New Year’s Eve racked up a much better 18. So on that basis I’m going for 34 and a half, although the Deputy Sheriff reckons that's way too high and has gone for 18, as per last year. 

An empty Walkers crisp bag awaits the winner of this illustrious competition, which will be posted only if Aim-listed CloudTag (CTAG) sees its guaranteed $5.2 million order for 2016 bring in a cent this year.

Post your entries in the comments section below - deadline 06:59 on Friday morning.

Do your worst.....

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