TomTom – new Spark set to soar but not for its navigation

I have recently set out to find the perfect watch for my sports which include everything from running, cycling, swimming, basketball. The usual names came to mind: Garmin: Great GPS software but most watches require a chest strap – which I find just annoying. Also the price point is not great and most watches are […]

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Square – IPO grab it now

Jack Dorsey has wiggled his way into the top job at Square and his Twitter tool box is close at hand. The IPO conversation has started with the NYSE. And although Twitter recently announced the firing of around 300 employees the IPO was a huge success. Square has made great headways in the last 12 […]

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It seems Steve Jobs was wrong about the perfect iPhone size

Many people claim Apple lost its spirit and innovation. This comes up ever time Apple releases a new iPhone and iPad and it is missing the little something and this is due to the fact that Steve Jobs is not around anymore. One may argue about this but the interesting fact everyone should keep in […]

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Volkswagen – No harm done.

So the American’s put up a little fight and want to punish the German car industry. The fundamentals at VW remain the same.  Good cars, strong sales. One could easily run and sell stocks. But we say – buy in this gloom. The resignation of the CEO at VW already seems as a overkill outcome […]

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Alibaba – swindles below IPO

Alibaba stocks have taken a beating. The once hyped stock has been plagued on a bearish slope since the 2014. The stock that has a market cap of around $165b and a P/E ratio of close to 42 will not take well on the Chinese devaluation of its currency. Alibaba stock is closely tied to […]

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China – correcting the worlds markets

China has taken active steps to achieve its GDP targets but taking steps to devalue their currency. There are endless side effects but most interestingly and predictably the ASX is taking a dive. With the AUD approaching a dangerous .90 mark against the greenback the RBA is getting its wish but for the wrong reasons. […]

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PayPal is missing the whole Services Pie

Our investigation concluded that services providers are completely unprotected by PayPal. “PayPal has no intentions to providing sellers of services with protection from chargebacks and will always refund the client – no matter how compelling or complete your evidence is” In recent months Rao Companies Australia has partnered with a start-up and services provider named […]

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TPG offer for iiNet outbid by M2

We have previously disclosed the details of TPG offer for iiNet at $1.4b and the implications that TPG would have had given the legal mine field iiNet is currently fighting within with the Dallas Buyers Club LLC. Now M2 is in with a bid of above $1.8b. M2, which currently owns Dodo amongst other strategic […]

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$PBR Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (PBR) Update

For those of you who tune in frequently and follow us on Twitter knew that the stock was a must buy around a month ago. We advised for any buy under $10. We also made clear that you had to go all in at $5 on the 13th of March. For those of you who […]

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iiNet purchase plans by TPG and a big legal blunder

It is well documented that iiNet was recently approached for an acquisition by TPG for around $1.4b. Whilst this creates vast opportunity it also creates vast issues for TPG as iiNet has also just lost a case where Federal Court judge Nye Perram granted Dallas Buyers Club film owners the right to preliminary discovery of the […]

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