Monthly Archives: February 2008

Weekly Wrap 2/18 – 2/22/08

Summary: Gave back last weeks gains of about 2.5%.  I had hoped this week would put me in plus terrritory but it was not to be and now I’m down about 4.5% for the year.  SNEN dropped despite its positive … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap 2/11 – 2/15/08

Summary: Had a fourth straight positive week – up about 2.5%. This leaves me down about 2% for the year, but much better than the -20% in mid-January. ALSWF led the way again — perhaps a combination of last week’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap 2/3 – 2/9/08

Summary: Gains accelerated to about 5% this week. The star was ALSWF, which reported blowout earnings. I added after the announcement on Thursday when the stock was up about 5%. It finished up 18%. Operating cash flow was C$.19 per … Continue reading

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Just Look at the Picture?

Interesting article in the Economist about how people seem to be able to tell the difference between the faces of CEO of successful companies from those of unsuccessful ones.  Don’t know if I’m going be able to use this just … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap 1/28 – 2/1/07

Summary: My portfolio rose more than 2% for my second straight positive week. Finally a positive week: my portfolio rose almost 3%. I was down 11.6% in January, slightly worse than November and one of my worst months in the … Continue reading

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Stock Rating: ALSWF

Absolute Software (ALSWF): Strong Buy Business: Lo-Jack for Laptops laptop security and recovery product Shares out(mm):         47 Stock Price:             11.09 Mkt Cap (mm):       $521 Rationale: This is a high-growth company with a recognized product, protection from competition (patents … Continue reading

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