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Thu Sep 4

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Prof103 replied to the BP plc board. 12:06

Re: Russian Sanctions Risk

While no longer a holder of BP - I deemed it prudent to sell some time ago on an upswing because of no apparent upper bound on Gulf of Mexico costs, it turns out that I have been lucky as well since this Russian sanctions risk has now become a [more]

Fri Aug 8

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Prof103 replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 23:01

Re: TSCO top up


I am always amazed at the way in which a 5% increase in the dividend can lead to a substantial share price fall.


I am more amazed if not a little amused at how folk who purport to follow a High Yield investment strategy seem [more]

Thu Jul 24

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Prof103 replied to the Tesco plc board. 19:23

Re: Poll: Are you a buyer?

Don't you just love to be contrarian?

I do.

Just topped up on Tesco this morning.

Tesco is currently down 27% from its year high.

Would folk prefer to just hold on to what they had or bought at the year [more]

Mon Jul 21

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Prof103 replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 10:02

Re: The new reality ?

Hello catoisdead2,

So nice to receive an reply informed about the period. I concur with everything you have said in fleshing out my brief comments.

"Poor industrial labour relations is, and was then, a Management issue. British [more]

Sun Jul 20

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Prof103 replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 12:55

Re: The new reality ?

Yes I remember those strikers in my youth to and marvelled at their sheer stupidity. They campaigned for more and more pay until they priced themselves out the market, cars are now made mainly outside of the UK and coal comes mainly from [more]

Sat Jul 12

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Prof103 replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics board. 21:13

Re: UK Productivity Gap 'Structural'

— and often referred to as the ‘productivity puzzle’.

I think BoE folk and economists need to get out and about a bit more.

Then they might meet people who are on zero contract hours, others who describe themselves as [more]

Sat Jul 5

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Prof103 replied to the Jokers Corner board. 16:42

Re: Independant Assessment.

Sorry to burst your bubble USA, but shouldn't it actually be us that celebrate Independence Day?

No, the French.

Fri Jul 4

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Prof103 replied to the Investment Strategies board. 14:22

Re: Seasonalities: Jun 2014

Hi spasmodicus,

yes, you are right that the idea of equity premium probably breaks down when it comes to bubbles. However 15 years of compound 2.5% increase still gives a factor of about 1.45, which means that if bubbles are really [more]

Wed Jul 2

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Prof103 replied to the Investment Strategies board. 21:15

Re: Seasonalities: Jun 2014

Hello spasmodicus,

yeah, but 20 years ago in 1994, before the 2003 .com and 2009 banking crash minima, the FTSE index stood at around 3100. So in 20 years it has increased by a factor of about 6800/3100 or 2.2. That's a compound 4% per [more]

Thu Jun 12

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Prof103 replied to the Middle Eastern Topics board. 12:17

Re: Mission Accomplished

Middle Eastern states arose out of the British/French colonial carve up following the First World War. They survived as such by the power of local military dictators.

The US invasion of Iraq to remove Sadam also removed the army and [more]

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