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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 19 minutes ago

National Grid (NG.) Scrip Divi Announcement

Scrip Dividend for 2014/15 Interim Dividend



The optional scrip dividend, allowing shareholders to receive new fully paid ordinary shares in the Company, instead of a cash dividend, is available to ordinary shareholders on the [more]

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 3 hours ago

Re: Marston's (MARS) Prelims

ScrumpyJack,

Ian, not meant to be a criticism of you at all but the announcement did state the £50 m loss and I think it is certainly a highlight worthy of mention!

Fair enough.

Back to the purpose of this board [more]

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 4 hours ago

Re: Marston's (MARS) Prelims

Hi ScrumpyJack,

Yes Ian, all looks quite rosy, but you seem to have overlooked the fact that in spite of all the good news highlighted by the directors, the overall bottom line was a £50 million LOSS.

Bit unfair of you [more]

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IDPickering posted to the GlaxoSmithKline plc board. 08:11

Ebola vaccine found safe in early tests

GlaxoSmithKline Ebola Vaccine Found Safe in Early Tests

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-26/glaxosmithkline-ebo...

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:58

Marston's (MARS) Prelims

I know some here hold these, so should prove of interest.

Solid trading performance:

- Underlying Group revenue up 1% to £787.6 million and underlying PBT down 3.6% to £83.0 million, reflecting disposals and shorter [more]

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IDPickering posted to the GlaxoSmithKline plc board. 07:50

Regulatory update on transaction with Novartis

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) is today providing this update to its announcement of 22 April 2014 relating to the major three-part transaction with Novartis AG (the "Original Announcement").



The U.S. Federal
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Mon Nov 24

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IDPickering replied to the BT Group plc board. 12:03

Re: BT to buy back O2 ?!

Here's the word from BT itself;

BT Group plc (BT) notes the recent press speculation relating to a potential transaction involving Telefónica UK (O2) in the UK.



We continue to develop our own plans for providing [more]

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IDPickering replied to the Pensions - Self-Invested - SIPPs board. 12:00

Re: Property (Hotel) in a SIPP

FACT....SO LETS LEAVE IT THERE SHALL WE

There's no need to shout. :-)

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IDPickering posted to the BHP Billiton PLC board. 07:15

Investor and Analyst Briefing update

Investor and Analyst Briefing Presentations update

FOCUSING ON OPERATING AND CAPITAL PRODUCTIVITY



· BHP Billiton is now targeting US$4 billion of annualised productivity gains in its core portfolio by the end of [more]

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IDPickering posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 07:10

BHP Billiton 2014 Demerger Update

Dividend policy

BHP Billiton Plc and BHP Billiton Limited shareholders will be entitled to 100 per cent of the shares in the new company through a pro-rata in-specie distribution. Shareholders will retain their shares in BHP Billiton and
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Sat Nov 22

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:26

Re: ICAP vs Provident Financial

dredd0

I know Provident's business quite well at an operational level. I admire their management and understand their announced strategy. I think there will always be a market for sub-prime lending within any conceivable regulatory [more]

Fri Nov 21

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:20

Re: Verizon Communications

I hold EMDV and like the idea of holding an ETF for extra foreign diversity. I looked at USDV, but decided the yield was too low. I'm tempted by a high yield European ETF, but was thinking of the ishares version of EUDV (IDVY) as the yield last [more]

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IDPickering posted to the Royal Mail board. 07:10

Telegraph's Questor Positve on Royal Mail

Royal Mail shares a good long term investment

The 500-year-old postal service remains a strong fundamental business despite increasing competition and sliding profits, says Questor

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IDPickering posted to the BP plc board. 07:07

Telegraph item on Tony Hayward

Tony Hayward recalls his 'wonderful time' running BP

The buccaneering BP CEO at the time of the Deepwater disaster says he "wouldn't for a moment change 29 years at BP".

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IDPickering replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 06:10

Re: Ping´s HYP

ping123

I am in the process on making several top-ups and buying new shares ( i do not have any Life insurance) in coming months so hopefully the percentage of GSK will come down fast. Today I added RIO ( Thanks for suggestion [more]

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