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Tue Jan 6

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 23:34

Re: ITs Vs Open Ended Funds

I think you will find 3i is in the FTSE100. Around 82/100. Slightly more than any OIK that I can find.

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Sat Jan 3

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ScillyFool posted to the Tesco plc board. 12:03

Read this, Dave.

It's a little bit of "old news" now, but Dave needs to take on-board the lessons learned in France if he wants to take the fight seriously.

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Fri Jan 2

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ScillyFool replied to the Tesco plc board. 12:40

Re: Hudl

evo1972,

Happy balloon day and thanks for getting the thread back on track :-)

Sat Dec 27

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ScillyFool posted to the Tesco plc board. 10:43

Hudl

Sorry to be the bearer of good news for Tesco, but 2 of my grandsons received Hudls for Christmas. They were absolutely delighted with them and after I was allowed to "have a go", I must admit I was mightily impressed with the graphics. [more]

Tue Dec 16

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 12:52

Re: Which one?

Hi Arb,

No I don't use those metrics on core holdings unless they happen to fall within the parameters (still waiting for that to happen). I use it more for my "explore" part of the "Core and Explore" portfolio. Although [more]

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:56

Re: Which one?

Hi Dod,
I only use the metrics to give me an idea of Investment Trusts that I may have missed. I.e. Those ITs that have fallen out of favour for whatever reason or ITs that are placed in a different category to where you would expect them. An [more]

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 05:12

Re: Which one?

Hi Tagliatelle,
When I first started out in investing in Investment Trusts I had 2 metrics that I used to determine whether I should buy or not. They were firstly, the IT had to be trading at a discount to NAV of 15% or more and secondly, the [more]

Fri Oct 31

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 12:10

Re: We're doomed!

"Basic salary of £250,000 a year. New top of the range Audi every year. Bonus of 200% of my salary for merely doing moderately well (as defined by me)."

Can I apply to be the research assistant? I'll only need [more]

Sat Oct 25

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ScillyFool replied to the Investing for Income board. 21:44

Re: Tracker Fund vs ETF for income

If we're looking for income why compare only trackers to ETFs?

Why not include ITs?

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Sat Dec 7

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ScillyFool wrote 21:48

The "Doomsters" don't seem to get out much. My impression of the UK economy gleaned from driving from one end of the country to the other fairly frequently are that "the UK economy is motoring". Car transporter after car transporter full of Jags, Land Rovers, Nissans, Toyotas, all made in the UK. A year ago there were hardly any. Mm, GKN?

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