Provident Financial Interim Statement

On Friday, October 13, PFG shares jumped about 12.2% to 887p, from 790.5p the day before, giving me a profit of 8.68% (up £53.15) on my 75 share position. This happened because PFG published its latest trading statement that morning at 7am. In it, the most important points were the confirmation of the guidance provided on 22 August 2017 …

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Berkshire Hathaway Q2 Report

It is almost certain that Berkshire Hathaway will sustain heavy insurance losses from hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Although Warren avoided selling catastrophe insurance in recent years, Geico insures thousands of cars in the affected areas. In anticipation of a severe decline in Berkshire's share price, I reviewed its most recent quarterly statement to calculate how …

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