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Notes from Underground – Most read articles for the week ending July 17

By Darren Atwater | Sunday 18 July 2021


The top non-Tom article this week is QUIZ plc – trading update, how creditable is “consistent with the board’s expectations”?… by Steve Moore at number four or number ten if you include the Bearcast and Tom’s new shareshow.  The funniest article this week is  ShareProphets “Good Day to Bury Bad News” Competition Result – how many companies put out dodgy RNSs the morning after the Euros in the expectation that they will be overlooked. Nine.

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The most-read articles this week were: 

  1. Ex Vast Resources director Brian Basham names paid BB ramper in damning email to FCA
  2. Justin the Clown – this is the real corruption of Vox (in his own words)
  3. Feargal Sharkey highlights the ESG hypocrisy of big finance
  4. QUIZ plc – trading update, how creditable is “consistent with the board’s expectations”?…
  5. Orcadian Energy IPO- I love a BOGOF deal: BUY ( I will be)
  6. My Ocado delivery is arriving later but how about its shares?
  7. Graham Wood – vile enforcer of the cult of Versarien
  8. Ariana – New Dragon’s Den Venture
  9. Ouzo Time! Tern Placing – Bears to the rescue?
  10. You could not make it up: the latest FCA proposal, take a knee to Saint Greta & Carrie bloody Antoinette

The most-listened to Bearcasts this week were:
  1. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: for the second time I question Ariana
  2. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: those magic words “I have 700 Euro for you here in cash” worked perfectly
  3. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Will gold hit $18,000 – do I have to mention Cheryl?
  4. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: is AIM more of a corrupt cesspit than when this site started eight years ago?
  5. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: For a change talking my own book
  6. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast – Another fail for the FCA and more to come!
  7. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Me and the rent boys
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