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Can Xref (ASX:XF1) Accelerate Revenue Growth?

Can Xref (ASX:XF1) Accelerate Revenue Growth?

Since Xref Ltd (ASX:XF1) released its quarterly results, we’ve seen an initially muted reaction, followed by a rising, then falling, share price. To me, that suggests that the market didn’t really know how to respond the results, which were “good enough” without being impressive.

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My Portfolio Performance Update

Claude Walker's Portfolio Performance Update

I've recently been thinking a bit about whether my skills are most useful as a research analyst and investor, or if they are most useful as an analyst and writer. Although they are obviously related, it's possible that some analysts could be better off focusing purely on investing, while others are most valuable as communicators.

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Three Wise Monkeys Podcast: Season Finale, Vista Group (ASX:VGL) and Reminiscences On A Glorious ASX Bull Market

The three jolly primates are back for a bonanza season finale episode of the Three Wise Monkeys Podcast.

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Elixinol (ASX:EXL) Quarterly Cashflow Q1 2019: A Weak Result

Elixinol Global Ltd (ASX:EXL) Quarterly Cashflow Q1 2019

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Audinate (ASX:AD8) Q3 2019 Quarterly Cashflow Report

Just prior to Easter, audio networking protocol (Dante) owner Audinate (ASX:AD8) released its quarterly cashflow report. Receipts from customers were down on the prior quarters, at about $6.2 million, but up 40% on the prior corresponding period.  As you can see in the chart below, the third quarter was the weakest quarter last year, so it seems likely that the result was impacted by some seasonality.

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3 Reasons To Avoid The InvestSMART Ethical Share Fund (ASX:INES)

3 Reasons To Avoid The InvestSMART Ethical Share Fund (ASX: INES)

I often get asked about various diversified ethical investments, both index funds and managed funds. Generally, when I think about ethical funds, I consider both the track record of the investors both in terms of performance, and in terms of ethical investing itself.

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Three Wise Monkeys Podcast: Pro Medicus (ASX:PME), Wisetech Global (ASX:WTC) and How We Use Leverage

In Episode 18 of the Three Wise Monkeys Podcast Claude outlines why he's holding on to Pro Medicus Limited (ASX:PME) even at high prices.

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Kip McGrath Education Centres (ASX:KME) HY 2019 Half Year Results: Plenty of Profit Growth

Kip McGrath Education Centres (ASX:KME) HY 2019 Half Year Results: Plenty of Profit Growth

A few weeks back, in episode #13 of the Three Wise Monkeys, I introduced my second largest holding, Kip McGrath Education Centres (ASX:KME). It’s a small company, but long-time Ethical Equities readers should be familiar it, with since it was the subject of one of our early hidden reports, and new members have consistently been sent that link when they join up. Of course, site analytics show me it is only the minority who actually read that relatively obscure content.

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