Listen to the 20 most listened-to Bearcasts since January 1st and you'll hear nearly seven hours of Tom's dulcet tones unwinding the unexplainable, embarrassing the shameless, and chiding the ridiculous (Music Magpie holders? Chill Brands RNS's?) Plus cats, gardening, and, if I heard these correctly, life as a single mother.
Some ShareProphets articles are marmite, in that it's good for you but not very popular. Other ShareProphets artiicles are, well, marnite, in that they cause widespread, viceral disagreement. Here are the twenty stories that ShareProphets readers read and read with Julie Meyer featuring in four of them. Ms Lingerie on Expenses sure is box office.
Fear not: no waffle; this is not bad. I start with Rishi Sunak, his Mrs, and tax non-payment. Then, I look at: Canadian Overseas Petroleum (COPL), caught telling another monster porky today; Vast Resources (VAST); Omega Diagnostics (ODX); Victoria Plumbing (VIP); Arden Partners (ARDN); Ince (INCE); and a new uber dog on the Standard List – Ajax Resources (AJAX), another overvalued example of crony capitalism.
There now seem to be serious peace talks in Ukraine with both sides, apparently, prepared to give a little to stop the bloodshed. I know too many folks are beating the war drums and bursting with pride every time a British missile takes out a Russian tank but they are mistaken as I explained in a podcast HERE. As a human being I pray for peace and an end to the killing. If there is peace all stocks will melt up, but especially the big caps.
Oh dear. Oh dear. The chaps running Omega Diagnostics (ODX) really are incompetent poltroons. I wonder how my favourite Saltire waving troll Craig Inglis – who first inspired me to start investigating this POS - feels about the latest dire news: The UK Health Security Agency rejecting an application for approval of the professional-use VISITECT® COVID-19 Antigen test. Ooops.
What does your listed client have to hide? The truth I suspect. But two days of silence on this Standard listed POS really is not good. I look at what is happening in Ukraine and what happens next and suggest that some Ukranians are now not being sensible or reasonable. I cover Omega Diagnostics (ODX), Amigo (AMGO), Guild ESports (GILD) and Predator Oil & Gas (PRD).
Yesterday afternoon at 3.40 PM AIM sewer dog Omega Diagnostics (ODX) stunned the market with news that shareholders had committed financial hara kiri by voting down GM Resolutions to allow the proposed £5.48 million placing and open offer. That was madness, what followed was utter madness.
Shield Therapeutics (STX) has the status Omega Diagnostics (ODX) once had as a darling of the Bulletin Board savants. And like Omega was this company is heading for a cash crisis and its shares will tank by 80%. Though this will enrage a shareholder base with the collective IQ of a cheese sandwich, the shares are a stand out short at 25.5p with a 5.5p target. Chaps and gals ,before you start the hate attacks on me learn from the Omega debacle HERE. Now as to why Shield shares will collapse, here’s why.
These are the most-read articles and most listened-to Bearcasts of the week. The most-read article non-Tom article is once again by me, the ShareProphets Sunday Pub Quiz #127. The most-read non-Tom, non-Darren article is Investors should not worry like this, Can the home of “Crystal Methodist” really be so sanctimonious about a sex scandal? by Chris Bailey at number 10 or number 17 excluding bearcasts.
As I explained in the free to access podcast yesterday, shareholders in Omega Diagnostics (ODX) should be blaming the company and its advisers FinnCap and Paul “Queenie” McManus of Walbrook PR for their losses. I have written to the Oxymorons at AIM Regulation asking for an investigation into CEO Jag Grewal, CFO Chris Lea, Geoff Nash and Alice Lane at FinnCap and into Queenie himself.
I mention briefly events at Omega Diagnostics (ODX) but that is covered largely in a seperate bearcast HERE. Then it is onto the new big covid test short Avacta (AVCT) and why our own esteemed PL is talking cock. I cover Anglesey Mining (AYM) and what its news today really means. Then a long look at Osirum (OSI). Obviously it is a worthless POS but what does its deeply discounted placing today mean for YOUR portfolio?
I guess you are all feeling a bit shafted right now and are wondering who to blame and what to do next after today’s debacle. Contrary to what you might read on certain Bulletin Boards I do not celebrate the pain of most Omega Diagnostics (ODX) shareholders, just those who abused and insulted my 100% accurate warnings of the bailout placing and other matters. For those chumps, it is schadenfreude all round. So what should you, as an Omega shareholder, do now? I answer that question and them discuss the legality of my reporting and indeed the morality of the reporting plus I explain exactly who shareholders should be angry with on a number of matters and why. Enjoy. My regular daily podcast, behind the paywall, will go live later today. If you are not yet a ShareProphets subscriber and do not want to get caught out again as you have been today, you can rectify that HERE
I shall be recording a special podcast outside of the paywall later for shareholders in Omega Diagnostics (ODX) for they have been well and truly mugged, but not by me, and must be spitting nails this morning as it finally fesses that everything I have exposed on this website was true.
Firstly I discuss how Omega Diagnostics (ODX) mislead folks on 19 January about the lack of a placing. The slippery words of PR shithead Paul “Queenie” McManus of Walbrook saw folks pay 15p per share. Today Omega confirmed my latest scoop, yes it has raised £5 million and will do an open offer for another £2million at just 5p. But Queenie says this is dependent on another corporate action. In the podcast I reveal exactly what that action is since the PR shithead won’t. There is a brief discussion about poor Prince Charles and the total bursting of the Covid stocks bubble. Then onto the shocking corporate governance and executive greed at Nanosynth (NNN). It is dressed up as aligning executive interests with those of mug punters owning this grotesquely overvalued stock. It is nothing of the sort. The shares should fall by 90%. Former chairman Antony Legge would NEVER have allowed this. How standards have slipped.
A reliable source tells me that Omega Diagnostics (ODX) has completed a c£5 million placing at just 5p. And given how the morons who own this stock – which at 9.9p is capitalized at £17 million – will be royally diluted, there will also be an open offer at the same price to raise up to £2 million.
I start with the economically illiterate state broadcaster and almost despair. Then it is onto Gareth M Edwards, Duncan Soukup, Anemoi (AMOI) and Alina (ALNA). Then it is onto ADVFN (AFN), Eurasia Mining (EUA), Jubilee Metals (JLP), Omega Diagnostics (ODX) and Ocado (OCDO)
In today’s Bearcast I start with a rant about Prince Harry. I suppose that, as a Republican, I should view him as a good thing. Then I move onto Omega Diagnostics (ODX) whose shareholder list seems stuffed with retards – Global Petroleum(GBP) and a placing rumour, Angus Energy (ANGS) and its shareholders being beaten like an innocent nanny, exporting two more British criminals to the US public markets and finally Made Tech (MTEC) where the maths just does not stack up for me. What sort of institutional retard backed this IPO?
Yes I was dealing with a covidiot. We just cannot go on like this. If folks want to be Good Germans they can be but I cannot be arsed with such poltroons. Then I look at Cineworld (CINE) prompted by this news from Ealing as well as my earlier piece HERE. My only question is whether my target is 0p or 2p. Then SpaceandPeople (SAL) and words on overdrafts. That also applies to Omega Diagnostics (ODX) which I cover. Then today’s warning from the Bank of England is discussed and its importance and grim implications. Finally my chat with Steve O’Hara, forecasts for Optibotix (OPTI) and where the shares will be in three years.
In today’s bearcast I discuss Cineworld (CINE), Gulf Keystone (GKP), Chill Brands (CHLL), Omega Diagnostics (ODX), Vast Resources (VAST), Joules (JOUL) and the dreadful grammar of the younger brother of London’s worst Nomad, Roland “fatty” Cornish. How many BP’s does Michael think there are 2, 3, 27?
I have had to agree to remove two tweets directed at Walbrook PR man Paul “Queenie McManus” as Twitter says that I am harassing the poor little bunny. I have had, in an Orwellian way, to admit to Big Brother that I did indeed harass Queenie and must now suffer 12 hours of twitter silence on the naughty step. So here is what I said and why it was utterly fair and did not, in fact,break twitter rules.
As I write, four of the top 12 fallers are stocks that I have exposed as total wronguns and one of the four even coughed up that I had gpt a scoop on Friday. In today’s podcast, which should please Matthew and his dog, I cover: Omega Diagnostics (ODX) and its porkies, MGC Pharmaceuticals (MXC), a Turner Pope dog still valued at £40 million even now but not worth a fraction of that, Guild ESports (GILD) & the greed of David Beckham, Vast Resources (VAST) and the fraud Chill Brands (CHLL ) which could be going down the plughole for good within a couple of weeks. I forgot to discuss the latest news from Zak Mir and Lift Ventures. That will have to wait for another day.
On Friday I reported that Omega Diagnostics (ODX) was sounding out folks about a deeply discounted bailout placing, at as low as 5p. This was not speculation, this was not guesswork. I had a source. This is what is called good journalism, a scoop, printing something of note that the subject does not want to read. Today Omega ‘fessed up but, natch, it also deceived.
I start with the University of Chester and despair. Then a win for the bears, well done Fraser. Then I look at Nanosynth (NNN), Advance Energy (AVD), Omega Diagnostics (ODX), Supply@ME Capital (FRAUD), Chill Brands (LIARS) and the GM called to sack Clem Chambers at ADVFN (AFN)
As its CEO “was resigned” on 19 January Omega Diagnostics (ODX) poured cold water on the suggestion that it was about to do a bailout placing in a way that I said was grossly misleading HERE. Well knock me down with a feather.
I start with Mr Moulding who must be a decent chap as he gives vast sums to that beacon of integrity that is the Conservative & Unionist party. I discuss today’s horrible statement from THG (THG).The incident should also see firings at the Mail on Sunday and Sunday Times but it will not. I look at Omega Diagnostics (ODX) as it rushes towards a single figure share price and at Guild e-Sports (GILD), still a joke, notwithstanding today’s statement. Finally i look at the Sound Energy (SOU) bids for Lord Lucan’s Angus Energy (ANGS) Will Lucan get any more lucky?
I do not go into much detail but this has not been a pleasant last 24 hours so hence the lack of output from me. Fingers crossed I am on the mend. I discuss Covid plays and false Covid recovery plays and end of covid victims including Omega Diagnostics (ODX), a mega short as the cash crisis bites, Abingdon Diagnostics (ABDX), MyHealthChecked (MHC) and – especially for listener TB – Cineworld (CINE). Then I look at more murky Trevor Brown goings on at Braveheart (BRH) and the odd world of Free Association Books and the Brown family. Finally the madness at Tintra (TNT) now – for a company with no operations – and, perhaps, £2million cash – valued at c£40 million. Insane!
I start by discussing Eurasia Mining (EUA), its CPR on its nickel assets and Range Resources (RRL) and a similar exercise undertaken by Pirate Pete Landau. Then I look at Omega Diagnostics (ODX), at the piece I penned earlier inspired by Luke Johnson, HERE, and finally at Sensyne (SENS) and what happens next.
You do not need the brains of, the amazing, Rachel Riley to work out that Omega Diagnostics (ODX) needs to do a placing PDQ or it is in serious danger of going tits up, But for those Bulletin Board Morons who, having the brains of a park bench, are in denial here are the maths:
I name all those shareholders or their BB or Twitter names that Union Jack Oil (UJO) is using shareholder cash to troll in a most thoroughly unpleasant way as I exposed yesterday. I also comment on THG (THG), Cineworld (CINE), Tintra (TNT), Versarien (VRS) and then on the bursting of the Covid testing bubble with particular reference to Omega Diagnostics (ODX), Avacta (AVCT) and Novacyt (NCYT) which has its own BIG question to answer. Plus, of course, MyHealthChecked (MHC). I reference vaccination and covid rates in Israel in the podcast which is covered in more detail HERE.
Oh dear. How sad. Never Mind. The Covid testing bubble is bursting and an admission this morning from Avacta (AVCT) is even more of a disaster than a 27% share price slump suggests. This collapse is only just beginning and will spread across the sector, so completely vindicating we cynics of stocks such as Abingdon (ABDX), Omega Diagnostics (ODX) and others. As a bear, preparing to crack out a celebratory ouzo, Let me explain.
Never record a Bearcast underneath a bell tower just before the hour. I explain my new studio and why I had to use it and you can here the bell toll. In the podcast I discuss Omega Diagnostics (ODX) and have some breaking news on ADM Energy (ADME). Suffice to say you’d be crackers to own either share.
The last time I wrote about Omega Diagnostics (ODX) was back in June when I got slated for suggesting that the company had missed the boat when it came to Covid testing, and that its Department of Health and Social Care contract wasn’t worth the headline figure you so often saw people banging on about!
I write after a day in which shares rallied sharply after Friday’s big sell-off. That shakedown was on fears that the Botswana covid variant or rather the extreme over-reaction to it given the level of hospitalizations and deaths it has caused (0 & 0) could see corporate earnings hammered. I noted on Friday that the sell off was driven by a false fear. Surely even the lunatics in charge of the asylum we call Britain will soon have to accept that the Omicron (an anagram of moronic) variant is no great threat and thus the new lockdown measures will have to be reversed and thus the impact on PLC earnings will be trivial. One would hope so. That growing realisation that our leaders have blundered is what, one suspects, drove the rally.
Abingdon Health (ABDX) will, no doubt, claim that its up to £6 million placing, open offer and Primary Bid offer at 25p is down solely to the DHSC not paying delayed bills. But then again this was a company that was technically insolvent before it raised £20 million at is IPO a year ago so, in my view, it has always been a basket case and I have explicitly warned you many times that a bailout was looming. For the record, this will not be the last one. So, who is next? Abingdon again or the other grossly overhyped covid dog Omega (OMX). But first a covid prediction…
Yes I have been with Jaya at the Church and the young mum’s group as is my wont every Thursday morning. In the podcast I apologise to the Earl of Shaftesbury ( if he exists), it is – of course - the Earl of Shrewsbury who has been taking cash for questions. Then I look at Mercantile Ports (MPL), DX Group (DX.), where i am tempted to have a flutter, and at Omega Diagnostics (ODX) where I am not.
Craig Inglis used to be a soccer referee and before that he was manager of the Raith Rovers supporters club. You can see his profile here. He is now apparently a full-time investor. I suggest he is a moron. He asked to “connect with me” two weeks ago and last night I accepted his offer. Quick as a flash this morning he has pinged me and we have had the following exchange. Where do these morons come from?
Hello Share Chasers. The share price of Avacta (AVCT) shares is holding up rather well, considering that vaccines will soon render the virus far less common. Perhaps the world expects testing to be needed until the virus disappears altogether. And we all know that’s unlikely. So, if Avacta shares continue to do well, perhaps we could consider another company which also has some news on the testing front…
Synairgen (SYN) came onto my radar earlier this year. I bought. After yesterday’s monumental rise I’m quids in, and remain a holder. But I owe an apology – I dropped it from my final buy tip selection recorded for last weekend’s Mineprophets show. As discussed with Tom Winnifrith, I did not consider myself sufficiently expert to tip mining shares. Synairgen is a drug company, which is also not my area of expertise, however I liked the investment case but could not tip it – what do I know about bio-meds? Perhaps I should be bolder and more confident?
I start by suggesting you read about the clownish Emma Priestley, AIM's most incompetent boss HERE. Then I take great joy from the news that Channel 4 is having to make big cost cuts, but comment on its moral bankruptcy in taking state aid while still paying stars a packet and also what this tells us about companies such as Audioboom (BOOM). I look at the latest daft idea from my local Tory MP, Sarah Atherton, about the taxpayer funding a dying industry. I discuss a chat with Paul Jourdan of Amati, why I think house prices will crash but the bull case for shares. I look at the new dot.com bubble, the Corona bubble discussing, inter alia, Novacyt (NCYT), Tiziana (TILS) and Omega Diagnostics (ODX).
Featuring shares in China New Energy (CNEL), DDD Group (DDD), Kennedy Ventures (KENV), Omega Diagnostics (ODX), Pantheon Resources (PANR) and Patagonia Gold (PGD) with share price targets for all six stocks.
Although it may appear that Omega Diagnostics shares have not been up to much of late, at least it can be said from a technical perspective that the lack of relative news has been good news.
If you want me to analyse a stock for you just drop me a line at email@example.com - Today I look at shares of Nanoco (NANO), Omega Diagnostics (ODX), Oxus Gold (OXS) and offer some share price targets.
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Have I mentioned Quindell (QPP) yet today? You want more? Okay it gets a mention in the podcast as does Forte Energy and the whole issue of death spirals. The Horse Hill stocks are all mentioned as is Omega Diagnostics, the nature of bear markets and the importance of earnings visibility.