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Notes from Underground - To the mainstream media, Neil Woodford just fell into their laps

By Darren Atwater | Sunday 16 June 2019


You, dear reader, know that the Neil Woodford story has largely been driven by ShareProphets (in particular, Nigel Somerville, Cynical Bear, and Tom Winnifrith) over the past two years so I hope that you are shocked by the lack of recognition we get from the Mainstream Press now that they have discovered the story.

It doesn't make a difference in our coverage of financial naughtiness. Your subscription pays to keep the lights on at ShareProphets and will continue to do so. But I hope that you see by the omission of our name that the Mainstream Media is not telling the whole story and that they have agendas of their own. Mentioning us would only muddy their narrative.

So, thank you for continuing to subscribe to ShareProphets, where we try to keep our narratives clear.

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To the surprise of noone, with the possible exception of Neil Woodford, the most-read non-Tom story, excluding Bearcasts, is EXPLOSIVE: Has Hargreaves Lansdown been telling investors to buy Neil Woodford’s Equity Income Fund when it was selling? by Nigel Somerville at a fantastic #1, or including Bearcasts, at a fantastic #1.
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Our top 10 most-read stories this week were:

  1. EXPLOSIVE: Has Hargreaves Lansdown been telling investors to buy Neil Woodford’s Equity Income Fund when it was selling?
  2. BREAKING: Neil Woodford begs IFAs to stick with him in an email which is just not true
  3. Julie Meyer - my response to fascist lawyers letter, time for me to go to the North Wales Police
  4. EXCLUSIVE: Julie Meyer shocker – does she want the good news or the very bad news
  5. Who exposed Neil Woodford - laughable fake news from the Sunday Times cocksuckers
  6. BREAKING: Versarien Patrick Abbott update – oh dear he now faces up to 20 years in jail, lawyer quits
  7. The Corruption of the Deadwood Press: The Mail on Sunday, Jim Mellon and Agronomics
  8. Neil Woodford’s Income Focus Fund – redemptions accelerating as the fund loses more than £100m in Eight days
  9. Kefi Minerals at 1.53p worth 8.53p claims convicted felon Champagne Charlie Gibson
  10. Woodford Patient Capital Trust – the most pathetic of statements, shares slide again

The most-listened to Bearcasts this week were:

  1. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast; That knob Bryce Elder at the FT plus the Hargreaves Neil Woodford scandal is about to explode
  2. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: should Neil Woodford go to prison?
  3. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Mind the gap near the end the hot rumour is afterwards!
  4. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - the gender pay gap in football & £3m coke & hookers money from the sorry Mporium saga
  5. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast - IP Group is surely a stonking Woodford short as its next placing looms
  6. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: back to BCA, the Big Short & timing Woodford's next gating

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