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Port Phillip Publishing?

Discussion in 'Trading/Investing Resources' started by Cradled Gold, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. freebird54

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    Vern Gowdie still saying the same thing and now promoting 5 fatal stocks you must sell now

    Anyone like to guess?
    TLS?
    NCM?
    a Bank?
    an airline?
    an insurance company?
     
  2. martinis41

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    All 4 banks and Telstra.
     
  3. freebird54

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    A good guess or have you read it?

    I have spent a bit of money on PPP without good reward

    Disclosure - I have TLS, NAB and ANZ all in profit
     
  4. Irishdan

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    Vern Gowdie was a financial planner in Cairns. He is responsible for a lot of the recommendations for Cairns and Townsville people investing with LM and Peter Drake who he described as a good bloke.
    V G sold his business and ran away. Many people have had their lives destroyed by this man!!!
     
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  5. yeders

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    Hey Guys,

    Does anyone have any more recent experience with port Phillip publishing? I've been subscribed to Small caps and diggers/drillers for a while, I jumped onto their tech investor and switch trader (both I pulled out of within 30 days) - the switch trader is a good idea, but in a side ways market, it wasn't working that well. SC and D&D are neither here nor there in the last few months I've been on board.

    Hope to hear a more recent experience then the ones in the thread.

    Thanks
     
  6. Junior

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    This has returned almost 100% in the past 12 months. Did anyone get on it?
     
  7. Craton

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    Hi yeders.
    Firstly...

    ...and my reply.
    Looked at this mob not so long ago and as per tinhat's post (my bolds) came to the same conclusion. With their long winded newsletters, belated stock tips and pricing models my take was that, amount other things, I'd be better serviced devoting my time reading ASF posts, reading company reports and not giving them any of my money.
     
  8. Buckfont

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    This has returned almost 100% in the past 12 months. Did anyone get on it?

    I once subscribed D and D, and Small Cap several years ago but I found that there were so many choices to put my money on. One of the contributors suggested getting out of shares altogether cause the end of the world is upon us, yet the newsletters are still recommending to buy into the market.

    junior, that was one of the better recommendations and LNG another even though it was recommended 5 years ago and then pulled out of that reco, and for the people seeking out advice, I tend to think as I was, once upon a time that newsletters were the only way to go.

    It usually takes a while to learn the ability to sift through the information of ALL newsletters and I've found that most of them publish daily products free of charge and are there to entice a future customer. That's business.

    I'm not here to bag, just do a bit of due diligence.
     
  9. Junior

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    No worries, I used to subscribe to their free morning updates, but became fed up with the sensationalist language used and constant pushing of their paid newsletters. If you recommend enough small caps you'll get a few right here and there!

    Just interested if anyone did proceed with picking up any WCB before it had a run.
     
  10. barbbiggs

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    I read quite a lot that was sent to me by Port Phillip Publishing. I also ordered their book, The End of Australia. I paid about $1999 to join up to one of their plans. It had a money back guarantee. I did ask for my money back and, to their credit, they did give it back.

    However, I bought two American stocks around 18 November, just two months ago, based on their analysis and both have seriously lost ground since. One BTU, I bought for $13.83 and it's now US$3.55, or lost 75% of it's value. The other I paid US$3.05 and it's now US$2.34 or lost a quarter of it's value. Well done Port Phillip Publishing:((((

    These were the only two stocks I bought based on their recommendations and both have not just lost a bit, but a significant percentage of their value in a very short time.:mad:

    Overall I've lost A$6000, creeping up to $7000 now. If you want to make a decision based on performance, that's all I can tell you.:(

     
  11. qldfrog

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    being a bear and having been for the last couple of year, I am an easy target and I subscribed to two of their offer: amount of money spent so far is very small 200$ or so and i found the info very useful, I especially built a defensive portfolio in the US based on their recommendations (Jim Rickards Strategic intelligence) and am quite happy with the results.Playing its role.Their letters allow you to access some bear information which allow you to make the balance between the usual media push and the truth.
    But I have to say it is very annoying getting these newsletters among far too much marketing emails.
    MYO decision.
     
  12. systematic

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    As this isn't the beginner's forum (where a more gentle answer would be the order of the day)...

    If you are assessing performance on two trades that were both losers, you are not (yet) cut out for trading!
     
  13. Trendnomics

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    barbbiggs, unfortunately you are displaying a strong statistical validity bias - most trading systems/strategies can only truly be validated after numerous of trades (i.e. multiple data points - just like anything else in life that requires statistical proof).

    Watch the following video (in particular from the 14 minute mark) - it touches on statistical validity biases:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ew1L6SLpHgM
     
  14. Miner

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    I subscribed few of the newsletters from PP
    My comments from three years experience with them.
    Yes, they play fear tactics and very much bulldose on their claims .
    Their calculation of gains and losses are challenging and to me erroneous . Fact is they never respond is a big issue
    I respect the articles from Matt Hubbert and Greg Ca but do not trust what Kris Sayce says - he is to me a second hand car sales man
    THeir customer service people are very good. At least they do honour the refund.
    A similar publication company if not same to be watched Motley Fools
    All these publishing companies are multiplying their publications with similar kind of data and have a very loyal base of customers who will bombard you down on any negative publicity ,
    So please do your own research and do not get caught on emotion
     
  15. smutzi

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    I have subscribed to some ppp newsletters and there is a lot of different viewpoints and some I have canceled by contacting them in the trial period or stopping the automatic renewal with no trouble, now I am taking out the Quant trader for 1 month and will post to ASF how it works out!, if it is no good I will cancel it within 30 days.
     
  16. DK1978

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    is there anybody here that can recommend a good stock report with but and sell recommendations for microcaps/ spec stocks?
     
  17. Jason11

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    I agree with the negative views expressed on port phillip publishing. I have been fooled by them. After being roped into a reasonable cheap service (small caps) I noticed that the amazing opportunities in their advertising were very old recommendations and not currently tradeable. Further, if you look at all the recommendations they have made the performance is very poor. The few examples they use for advertising (700% gains!! etc etc) are about 1% of their recommendations.
    I have unfortuntately been caught out by one of their $2000 subscriptions which has been appalling. They made almost no contact during the 30 day trial, so it was impossible to judge. they are then trotting out bits of Gann theory which is available for free elsewhere. It is not even very well presented. They stated that they were waiting for the Brexit vote as the markets were untradeable (while at the same time other ppp service states that they have the secret to make 1200% on the Brexit volatility). Then when they did start trading they made immediate large losses. the explanation given was that they didnt follow their own rules!! They even admit this was "unforgiveable". How is a subscriber meant to trust future recommendations.
    The marketing is very emotional, manipulative and long winded.
    It is quite obvious to me that the whole ppp operation is a scam. Unfortunately for me they wont refund any part of my subscription.
    Beware!
    Jason
     
  18. Gringotts Bank

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    Interesting link on HC revealed Small Cap Investigator's current portfolio. They're doing pretty well by the looks of things.
     
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    I was going to key an eye on it. Oh well, it's only money. :mad:

    Good call.
     
  20. Masmasmas

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    Hi all,

    Does anyone here subscribed to Phillip j. Anderson cycle trends and forecast newsletter ?

    Is it any good or the same unusable newsletter from PPP.

    Any kind of comments would be greatly appreciated.
     
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