Topic Archives: Mail.ru (MAIL.L MLRYY)

Just a quick note that a holding I almost never mention, a Swedish closed-end investment fund called Vostok Nafta that was designed to invest in Russian companies, has been sold. It was not a particularly successful investment, I bought it before the collapse of the Russian market and hedged it with put options on the […]

Everyone in the investing punditry game has to make predictions, so I’ll go out on a limb here and let you know which of the stocks in the Gumshoe universe I’m most excited about for the coming year. I’m also, so you know, going to be revamping how I present and track the “Idea of […]

As I noted a week or so ago I might do, today I picked up shares of Mail.ru, the Russian web company, for my personal account. These guys are owners of shares of the “Russian Facebook” as well as a couple other Russian social networking sites and their namesake Mail.ru, Russia’s biggest portal site. I […]

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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    A reasonable concern -- not that I know anything specific about concerns regarding the Russian internet companies (other...

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    Thanks for such a thoughtful Friday File, Travis. ATUSF and AOIFF look very worthwhile. Personally I feel a little mor...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Yandex is trading around $24 in NY, Mail.ru around $34 in London. The two companies are in the same sector but not othe...

  • jer_vic

    YANDEX is trading @ ~$24. Mail.ru is trading @ ~$34...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Mail.ru is the name of the company, it trades at ticker MAIL on the London Stock Exchange (trades in London, but the sha...

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    Boo Ravens, from 49er land! We probably needed a couple more minutes! Travis, now that I've razzed you a little, how d...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Yandex is more of a Russian Google than a Russian Yahoo, but yes, also a very strong grower as the Russian internet expa...

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    Hi John, it is called Interactive Brokers at www.interactivebrokers.com. I opened an account there last summer in orde...

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    Travis, you said you bought Mail.ru via international brokers. But could you tell me how to actually do that, please?...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Sorry if I got anyone excited about a stock that's hard to buy -- that's why I chose not to feature Mail.ru as the "idea...

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    Travis, I've been trying to jump on Mail.ru for days, but Schwab won't recognize MLRUY as a valid symbol. Interestingly,...

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