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MunroMan replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 19:38

Re: This time, more BBY woes!

Can someone remind me of some good news events?

Yup. The things you wanted to buy last month, those shares, are cheaper now. The companies are still the same, you just know a little more about them.

Next month they might be [more]

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MunroMan replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:14

Re: This time, more BBY woes!

it's a poor state of affairs when Britain's biggest companies have accounts full of black holes.

They aren't black holes, just very competitive business conditions.

As this statement today points out.

"Compass [more]

Sun Sep 28

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 01:19

Re: Bear market?

How accurate have you been so far?

Most economists have predicted 4 of the last 2 recessions and 1 of the last 3 recoveries.



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MunroMan replied to the Investment Strategies board. 12:43

Re: Market Data vs. Company Data

Bloomberg

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Sat Sep 27

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MunroMan replied to the Pensions - Practical Problems board. 21:15

Re: scottish widows

Just because the FTSE has made little progress since 1999 does not mean that good returns have not been possible, I am personally far ahead of where I was then

That is partly because you have benefitted from reinvested dividends. The [more]

Thu Sep 25

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 15:35

Re: Scotland votes No

Why would the English establishment want to cause further bother?


Because the electorate in England has a mind of its own. And it tells the establishment what it wants.

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 14:43

Re: Scotland votes No

IMO the recent referendum has increased the perception south of the border of a large minority of Scots being anti-English. It may also have given the impression of Scots being less reliable neighbours, especially in the medium to long [more]

Wed Sep 24

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MunroMan posted to the Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) board. 08:35

SEC looks at ETF pricing

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Pimco’s pricing of exchange traded funds


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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 07:49

Re: Scotland votes No

Historically when one has these kind of failures new politicians finally emerge and do different things

Politicians can only do what their voters allow them too. Ted Heath challenged the miners and lost. Maggie did the same and won [more]

Tue Sep 23

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

Re: TATE Trading statement

A yield is determined by the SP in harness with the dps; but yields gyrate less than prices

Eh? There is a simple, direct mathematical correlation between the two. The historic dividend changes twice a year at most so the yield is [more]

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 13:04

Re: Scotland votes No

wales 40 seats average electorate 57,000

northern island 18 seats average electorate 66,000

Scotland 59 seats average electorate 66,000

England 533 seats average electorate 72,000

Average English Labour seat [more]

Mon Sep 22

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 00:02

Re: Scotland votes No

but low growth and high youth unemployment are causing politicians to consider all kinds of options.

I am sure there is one, but right now I can't think of an OECD country that has a higher growth rate than the 3% expected for the [more]

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MunroMan replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:53

Re: More Tesco Woes

I prefer to go by what is actually paid out, reckoning that sooner or later internal deterioration will have shown in the declared rate.

Spot on.

But it is worse than that because earnings, specifically EPS, are so often [more]

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 16:49

Re: Scotland votes No

but then again when have politicians worried about longer term things.

Just because most don't does not mean all do.

Mrs T did and it meant making unpopular decisions which still affect us today. But that doesn't mean they [more]

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MunroMan replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:55

Re: More Tesco Woes

Moreover, one thing to bear in mind is that if Tesco’s ROCE during the Leahy years fell from a very good 19 per cent to a less than adequate 10 per cent, this is an average of returns on capital employed, which includes both capital invested years [more]

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 09:55

Re: Scotland votes No

"Power-hunger tempered by self-deception." "The nationalist does not go on the principle of simply ganging up with the strongest side. On the contrary, having picked his side, he persuades himself that it is the strongest, and is able [more]

Sun Sep 21

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 14:46

Re: Scotland votes No

There was no reasoned arguments as the simple fact is you cannot foretell what will actually happen in a post independent Scotland with any accuracy.

But we do know that oil accounts for 15% of Scotland's revenue and that all the [more]

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MunroMan replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 07:33

Re: Scotland votes No

With 45% of the population ready to go to independence immediately if

They said they did, but they wanted to keep the queen, the currency, the 40 odd institutions like the DVLA and ATC that are national and serve them well. The SNP [more]

Sat Sep 20

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MunroMan posted to the Index Trackers board. 08:32

Good article on passive/active performance

While it makes sense to compare index funds to their relevant benchmark, it is also helpful to see how they perform against their active competitors.”


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