Happy New Year – 2016

It’s been an interesting year. When I started this site I really didn’t know what was going to happen… in most respects, it has exceeded my expectations. A Few Opening Remarks On a positive note, I genuinely felt support for the mission of trying to create a fresh dialogue around the quality and transparency of ASX-listed companies operating in this…

Rhinomed : Long Tail, you can’t be serious…?

Guest Post : Peter Murphy I was taken aback by the (maybe a little tongue in cheek?) endorsement given to Rhinomed (ASX : RNO) by The Long Tail in a recent review. I also don’t think this company belongs in the “green” category, I believe it belongs in the deep red, maybe even magenta category. So…

Note to Prima Biomed Shareholders…

By now, the proxy forms are in and the majority of shareholders will have already cast their vote regarding the five resolutions for the EGM meeting on Friday. Obviously a show of hands in a shareholder meeting is not going to be the deciding factor here. I have been unabashedly clear in my position that…

The Bioshares 2015 : “Long Tail” Awards

Unfortunately, I will not be at Bioshares in New Zealand this weekend to present these well-deserved awards on behalf of the dedicated readers of The Long Tail. However, I have ordered a crate of North Korean Kumdang-2 as the prize for these awards and as soon as it clears AQIS, I will be sure and distribute…

The Australian Schultz Exchange

To be honest with you, I am not a big fan of over-regulation, I like things simple and I hate “Big Government”. But I also believe that something as important as our public markets need some boundary conditions. In my mind, the ASX has demonstrated in the past few weeks that it is not only…

Foxtrot Oscar, Prima

Ok – where is ASIC? I mean, seriously, WHERE IS ASIC? Firstly we have a blatant abuse of ASX listing rules, and then – in the same day – after a meteoric price rise on the back of a meaningless and manipulative announcement, Prima Biomed (ASX : PRR) offers a share purchase plan? After-market, 18:47. I have always tried…