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Mon Aug 24

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Holiday Ideas & Advice board. 15:59

Re: Multiple flights one ticket

Sounds like a candidate for a pass type deal.
http://www.statravel.co.uk/jet-blue-usa-air-pass.htm

Mon Aug 10

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 12:37

Re: Correcting mistakes

The op mentioned psychological bias's and a couple of people have mentioned "falling knives" as an analogy. The problem here is that it implies that the prices for shares are subject to gravity when the price setting mechanism is completely [more]

Thu Aug 6

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 19:18

Re: M&G High Income Trust plc – Finals

Alas I hold the capital shares, bought in a fit of optimism. In practise no-one wants to buy them so the quoted price is an illusion. I await the wind up in the outlandish hope of a sudden sharp bull market!

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 19:11

Re: trusts with negative market correlation

I think you'd need to look at etf's investing in gilts. This (US) matrix illustrates the problem that correlations within equity is quite high. Even REITS have a correlation of .79 with the overall market.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Pensions - Self-Invested - SIPPs board. 18:52

Re: Liberty SIPP

Short term gilts provide a return very similiar to cash. Thus a low cost etf tracking them may be an alternative way of holding cash.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 17:50

Re: Capital Gains Tax

Also if the property is let and never lived in, its sale is likely to attract CGT.

Mon Jul 20

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Holiday Ideas & Advice board. 10:38

Re: Round the World (RTW) Over 60

Re Kindle Paperwhite.
Leaving it in flight mode unless you want to update/ buy a book saves a lot of battery. It can also store PDF files so you keep copies of documents on it as a backup.
That said there is a Kindle app for phones which [more]

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Cyclists Corner - Cycling Fools board. 09:56

Re: TdF

"former dopers-turned-Tour pundits"

which can go both ways. People who understand what the process / effects are can be better placed to spot it too.

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 09:46

Re: new dividend tax policy & investment trusts

A racier approach might be to invest in a geared ETF.

Mon Jul 13

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BarrenFluffit replied to the Holiday Ideas & Advice board. 15:55

Re: Round the World (RTW) Over 60

The speed of travel has a major impact on your experience.

If you fly you spend very little time in transit but only visit places with an airport. At the other extreme if you walk, you see the rural area's in detail but it takes [more]

Wed May 20

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BarrenFluffit posted to the Selftrade Products & Services board. 14:53

Transfer out timescale.

I'm pleased to announce that some of the holdings I requested to move to another major broker have now appeared in the new brokers account. The request was sent in early January 2015.

It's not complete but I feel the lesson is to be prepared [more]

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