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BarrenFluffit replied to the Foolish Social Events - London board. 28 minutes ago

Re: Next London Social - Pt2

The room upstairs are just for dining. A pub with more space would be very welcome. e.g:
http://www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk/home/pubs/penderels-oak

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Strategies board. 39 minutes ago

Re: portfolio construction views

Your asset allocation is 100% equity?

For long term holdings I'd suggest trackers ( certainly over Murray International at a premium). Uk Equity probably just a low cost all share tracker.

Low volatility? How? What are they [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Selftrade Products & Services board. 3 hours ago

Re: How to fill in the Records Review Form

If your sending off a bank statement its probably better to use an account ST already know about. A piece that fits.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Strategies board. 4 hours ago

Re: Quantitative methods labelled fraud

Interesting also in what it says about how people respond to uncertainty and the power of stories.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Property Investing - Practical board. 14:15

Re: shared responsilbility repairs

"top floor flat in a three storey tenement(in Scotland if it makes any difference)"

Yes it does make a substantial difference; in E&W these situations are usually leasehold and thus common advice won't apply to your situation [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 11:06

Re: CGT applies or not

The relief is called Private Residence Relief. If more than one residence becomes available to you you are allowed to nominate a residence (within time limits). Without the nomination the residence is based on actual use.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Selftrade Products & Services board. 18:25

Re: How to fill in the Records Review Form

I think that its important that what you put is coherent with the records they hold. Its unlikely either side can accurately quantify statements but if you say the wealth is the result of inspired stockpicking then they may ask more questions if [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Portfolio Management & Review board. 18:05

Re: Multiple accounts, asset allocation and gai

I'm slightly wary of personal finance solutions because the pooling methods differ and the local versions have been stopped. Also I'm happy to accept some inaccuracy; I don't want to enter every transaction. Not entirely thought this bit out. [more]

Tue Apr 15

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BarrenFluffit posted to the Portfolio Management & Review board. 23:12

Multiple accounts, asset allocation and gains.

I'm wondering how people keep track of asset allocation across their portfolio. Specifically when investments of different types are held with different brokers. In a similiar vein I'm also curious how people keep manage their capital gains when the [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 10:40

Re: CGT on home/business sale

CGT is charged against the net gain overall rather than a specific asset. It can be worth realising losses in other area's for instance. Also actions which increase the available basic rate band would reduce the bill; its not fixed in stone until the [more]

Mon Apr 14

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 14:29

Re: Bio Tech

"there is no business model for the innovators to sell their brainwaves and build large businesses?"

In practise that might be the case. Dyson is the exception rather than the norm. Its one thing knowing a compound works; being [more]

Sat Apr 12

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Strategies board. 14:04

Re: Russia

Its hard to know what value is when there's so much political risk.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Strategies board. 14:02

Re: Russia

There's JPM Russian Securities Investment trust and an E Europe IT which has some russian shares.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 13:58

Re: Ring fencing property from tax

Inheritance tax? CGT?

Fri Apr 11

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 10:23

Re: Brokers and Heartbleed

Also if you mandate a specific standard then any vulnerability becomes huge (and worth finding). Whereas if all institutions have subtly different approaches each requires a tailored approach. So not everyone is using open source code so not all [more]

Thu Apr 10

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 12:13

Re: Brokers and Heartbleed

Selftrade and HSBC are ok.

This checker seems to be keeping a database.
https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/index.html

Wed Apr 9

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Financial Software board. 12:27

Re: HYP Top Up Spreadsheet

ps. I've now deleted the spreadsheet from google sheets so the link wont work.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:21

Re: Subscription Shares (X Post)

Note that my comments were based on holding them to expiry in 2016 rather than the current subscription price.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:18

Re: Subscription Shares (X Post)

Some data on these options:

http://www.trustnet.com/Factsheets/Factsheet.aspx?fundCode=Z...

expiry 30/4/16. exercise price = 248p warrant [more]

Tue Apr 8

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 19:38

Re: Deathbed marriage for IHT purpose

With civil partnerships the range of potential partners has expanded. In theory its possible to envisage a purely commercial arrangement.

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