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AIM Soiree Facelift and New Functionality

A super quick post today to update you on the latest happenings over at AIM Soiree. For those of you who are non au fait with AIM Soiree, here's the one-paragraph take on what we do: Everyday, at just past noon, the AIM Soirée Equidisculator™ heads off on to the Interweb and ranks all 850+ shares on London Stock Exchange's AIM Market based on the amount of Interactive Investor and LSE combined discussion they attract. As well as the daily rankings for each of those shares we provide a stack of information on the one page - aggregated bulletin board discussion and...

Redesign at AIM Soiree

Things are about to get a little messy over at our sister site, AIM Soiree as we bring the design kicking and screaming into 2014. Gone are the kitschy graphics - with the exception of a small homage or two - to be replaced with some funky new colours and lines. And with them, a little new functionality. But more on that later. Just be assured that if things all go a little awry, I'm onto it (maybe) and service should return to normal just as soon as my sub-par programming skills allow. But why change? A couple of reasons. Unfortunately it's a bit of a last role of...

It’s Been a While

My apologies first up for the complete lack of posts over the past couple of months. After a spell in Russia and Asia I'm back in my native Australia taking stock of a portfolio that's suffered a bit of a bashing from its highs of January. To say I've lost touch with what's been happening in the market is a bit of an understatement. Before I headed off I'd set up RNS alerts for each of the holdings in my portfolio which did the job of conveying any major updates whilst I was on the road. Though to be honest, I...

When Investing and Travelling Collide

In a few weeks time I'm popping my travel writers hat on and bailing on snow-covered Scandi - I'm jumping on the Trans Mongolian before having a little fun in Asia and hitching a ride on a freighter from South Korea back to Australia. Once upon a time, a three month spell away from the big computer would have had me flattening my trading account and keeping my fingers crossed that whilst I was away, the markets would turn and I'd be buying back in at a discounted price at the other end. The sort of play that totally goes against...