IDPickering

Ian Pickering

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Mon Jul 27

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 04:56

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

I thought you did beforehand, but if you're now coming to the same conclusions as Luni's complexifications then I'm not so sure :-)

You're to kind. Ta v much.

Mon Jul 27

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 18:12

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

Hi Luniversal,

Ian- it so happens that Aberdeen Asset Management is top of the shop in my latest 25-sector HYP model, and Carillion is second

Hey! Maybe I have got a HYP clue after all. :-)

Ian.

Sun Jul 26

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 03:38

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

Raptor,

CLLN is in my oortfolio. A good choice

Yep, thanks for that. I have held them before, before that forced sell of some of my holdings you might recall?

Ian,

Sun Jul 26

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 03:35

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

What sector do you put Aberdeen in? Financials? Fund Managers? I only ask because you say it is a new sector for you

Hi Dod,

Digitallook have them in "financial services". That'll do for me, and a lot different to [more]

Sun Jul 26

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:44

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

Thanks for your input Raptor,

I agree that "mining" is cyclic but if we could foresee when we are at the bottom or top then we would all have much better portfolio's (IMHO).

Agreed, but my crystal ball in in the [more]

Sun Jul 26

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:52

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

(ABN)

(ADN) Sorry.

Sun Jul 26

NL

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IDPickering posted to the Pearson plc board. 12:41

Telegrapgh item on PSON

Pearson in talks to sell stake in The Economist

Publishing company is seeking buyers for its 50pc share days after it off-loaded the Financial Times in a £844m deal

[more]

Sun Jul 26

NL

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IDPickering posted to the Centrica plc board. 12:37

Conn to cut costs as British Gas profits soar

Centrica chief executive Iain Conn is this week expected to unveil cost-cutting plans as the energy giant faces a political storm over soaring profits at British Gas.


Mr Conn, who took the helm of the troubled company at the start
[more]

Sun Jul 26

NL

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IDPickering posted to the Tesco plc board. 12:35

Telegraph Item on Tesco

Tesco abandons three times as many supermarkets as its rivals

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NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:50

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

Good morning,

Cheers again for your input. Sadly some more snide than others. I thought we were here to have open discussions, not score points. Anyway, enough on that.

Thanks for your suggestion Arb regarding ITs. I've never held [more]

Sat Jul 25

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 17:17

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

Thank you everyone for sharing your views on this matter. Quite obviously it's all a matter of one's tolerance in relation to risk, and we're all different I guess.

I've got three weeks to make my mind up, so you've all given me something to [more]

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:08

Re: Miners....A HYP Buy?

Thanks very much for your varied input guys. Very interesting indeed.

Miner, I'm 54 in October, and shall be working until retirement in my 60s, so a way to go yet hopefully. Also a way to go for my HYPing, as I add to it on a monthly basis, [more]

Sat Jul 25

NL

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:03

Miners....A HYP Buy?

Good morning all,

I recently posted my HYP and stated that I was tempted to buy more BHP Billiton (BLT) before they go ex-div for the final in September, here;

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Sun Jul 19

NL

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IDPickering posted to the BAE SYSTEMS plc board. 16:25

Telegraph item on BA.

BAE slashes cost of making Typhoon jet fighters as it seeks new export orders

BAE Systems has slashed the cost of producing a Typhoon jet by 20pc over the past five years and slowed the production rate in an attempt to boost export orders [more]

NL

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IDPickering posted to the Sainsbury (J) plc board. 16:21

Sainsbury’s boss promises store ‘reinvention’...

... to fight discounters


The chief executive of J Sainsbury, Mike Coupe, has pledged to “reinvent” the supermarket and “push the boundaries” of shopping in an attempt to fight back against falling sales.


The
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NL

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IDPickering replied to the BT Group plc board. 16:18

Re: Ofcom seek possible break up of BT.Group

BT chief warns of legal quagmire over proposal to split company

The boss of BT has threatened to mire Britain’s digital economy in a decade of legal wrangling if Ofcom attempts to strip the company of control of the national telecoms [more]

Sat Jul 18

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 14:07

Re: Portfolio Adjustment time

Dod,

My understanding is that that is the general idea. Whether TJH or any others of us succeeds is quite something else. In any case it depends what we mean by 'cheap prices' Cheap to you could be rather expensive to me; if not there [more]

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:08

Re: My Portfolio

Ian is one of the more moderate of the contributors, but as I tried to say earlier, I really do not see the miners as 'screaming buys'. I am without a miner but do not see them as an obvious buy.

Thank you Dod. Quite obviously, each [more]

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 08:49

Re: My Portfolio

Good morning Gengulphus,

Thanks for your ever welcome input on this matter. You raise some interesting points, as usual.

In my comment above I did say it's unlikely that I'll get to above 24. Where I am now in the HYP [more]

Fri Jul 17

NL

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 21:44

Re: My Portfolio

>I>If by "monitoring" you mean logging dividends and such like, yes that does take more time with more shares, but it's a happy burden.

Hi Arb,

Your definition as above is what I was referring to. Anything else SI [more]

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