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Wed May 20

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ScillyFool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 23:04

Re: Week Ahead: May 18 - 22 (21/53)

I have had three instances of missed dividends, incorrect amounts paid and downright manipulating of the books by a certain IT, beginning with F and ending with C which, if I had waited until year end or not been bothered to check would have resulted [more]

Thu May 14

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ScillyFool posted to the Alliance Trust Savings board. 08:48

ATS buys Stocktrade

Brewin Dolphin is pleased to announce the sale of its Stocktrade business to Alliance Trust Savings ("ATS") for £14m in cash, payable in full upon completion.

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Sun Apr 19

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 19:32

Re: Murray International

he will come good again for sure.

That's a statement that invites a response. Just not exactly sure what it should be.


Okay, I'll take the responsibility of responding. He's doing a better job than any other dividend growing [more]

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 15:58

Re: Murray International

Tagliatelle,

I think the reason for the premium coming in to near par is partially the general ambivalence to "emerging markets" presently, where Murray International has a large presence. Secondly, Bruce Stout has been talking [more]

Mon Apr 6

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 20:48

Re: passive dividend income funds

Sorry, you have lost me. What question do you want answered?

Now, what was that about politicians? Or difficult questions! :-)

Tue Mar 31

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 16:40

Re: Alliance Trust/Elliot.

And to cap off a brilliant year for Alliance Trust I was heartened to see Ms. Garrett-Cox has been nominated, nay shortlisted, for the Veuve Clicquot businesswoman of the year award. I wonder what the prize is? I guess on a £1.4 million salary [more]

Mon Mar 9

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ScillyFool posted to the Vodafone Group plc board. 15:51

VOD launches M-Pesa payments

VOD launches M-Pesa payments between Kenya and Tanzania

http://www.vodafone.com/content/index/media/vodafone-group-r...

Sat Mar 7

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ScillyFool replied to the Retirement Investing board. 10:23

Re: When to buy a stock for dividends

Friday's close on the Dow, -278 points is an example of the market not quite behaving as expected. The US employment news was good for February, 295,000 jobs added. Unemployment down from 5.7% to 5.5%. So, on first appearance it seems that the US [more]

Thu Feb 26

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ScillyFool posted to the Vodafone Group plc board. 10:08

5G developments

Came across this unheralded article on the BBC news/technology page yesterday and thought it might be of interest to VOD shareholders. It appears that the University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Centre has managed speeds of 1terabit per second download [more]

Wed Feb 25

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

Re: Revenue reserves

G12,

Reducing the reserve and increasing the dividend - isn't this what RCP have done?

I wonder if this will become a trend? Hope so.

SF

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:34

Re: Revenue reserves

Okay, here's a definition of revenue reserve from an "A" Level accountancy course. About my level of understanding. Just so that people understand where I'm coming from.

Revenue reserves

These are reserves that have
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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:07

Re: Revenue reserves

INCOME: years to Mar. 31, 2014 EPIC Average 10 years No of cuts Average Average Revenue CAGR (%) real div. growth (%) year/year cut (%) cover reserve* 2001-14+ (latest y/e) BNKR 4.0 1 -0.4 1.06 27 6.6 FCI 2.6 3 -2.2 1.10 10 5.4 JCH 3.5 2 -0.9 [more]

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:07

Re: Revenue reserves

Hello G12,

Here's a look at an extract of one of Luniversal's revues of the Basket of Seven (B7) from last year. (I hope he doesn't mind me borrowing his excellent work) It shows revenue reserves in terms of months. The interesting anomaly [more]

Tue Feb 24

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ScillyFool posted to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 22:08

Revenue reserves

Just a thought. Having pored over Luniversal's many interesting comparison tables of investment trusts, I noticed that there is quite a divergence between the various ITs revenue reserves. It got me thinking. Is there really any good reason for [more]

Mon Feb 23

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ScillyFool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 08:33

Re: Luniversal 7th Fool Birthday

Luniversal, congratulations on your septennial anniversary.

Like many on TMF, I enjoy your posts immensely. They bring a breath of fresh air to what could otherwise be a stuffy subject.

Long may it last. Kindest [more]

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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