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Fri Apr 18

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 19:35

Re: Quantitative methods labelled fraud

For those interested and in London on 28-Apr

And wouldn't you know it. I travel back to London on the 29th. I know which one I would go to but I do have a low boredom threshold :-)
Enjoy.

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 15:32

Re: Quantitative methods labelled fraud

I think that they must have just read Michael Lewis's new book "Flash Boys". This story, apparently, is premised on the fact that the computer codes that run all the automated trades on the US stock markets are now out of control and [more]

Sun Apr 13

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ScillyFool posted to the Tesco plc board. 11:18

Tesco takes on Subway?

Tesco opens a New York style deli in their Osterley store. I hope this isn't another distraction from the core business. Interesting to note that they do takeaways, though. Anyone paid them a visit?

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Sun Apr 6

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 19:30

Re: Total returns

If whatever is left after taking the dividend lags inflation then there is clearly likely to be a problem going forward. So it is total return that decides how much it is safe to take out *

The only problem that I can see from the [more]

Sat Apr 5

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ScillyFool replied to the Vodafone Group plc board. 21:52

Re: VOD Has Upside of 20% or More

Worked okay for me, Googling it.

Thu Apr 3

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 22:24

Re: Henderson Global

Vorsprung durch Mittelmäßigkeit

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 19:47

Re: Henderson Global

The Company seeks long-term capital growth from a concentrated portfolio of international equities with a secondary objective to increase dividends over the longer term. The Manager generally holds stocks of large and medium sized companies quoted [more]

Tue Apr 1

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ScillyFool posted to the Investment Strategies board. 14:02

April Fool

Can't work out which of today's Fool articles is the spoof "April Fool" one. :-)

Sun Mar 30

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 11:25

Re: Another bubble?

I like some of Wayne Gretsky's (Canadian ice hockey great) comments:

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take".

"I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been".

I also like to think [more]

Sat Mar 29

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ScillyFool replied to the Alliance Trust Savings board. 16:07

Re: Share price charts

Works fine for me on a iPad with Adblocker switched on.

Thu Mar 27

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ScillyFool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 19:11

Re: Another bubble?

Hi Egentis,

I also have a background in Economics, in that I passed a GCE "O" Level back in the sixties.

I'm not being facetious, because it taught me two very important lessons.

The first was that economics is [more]

Wed Mar 26

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ScillyFool replied to the Vodafone Group plc board. 22:32

Re: Is Vodafone A Super Growth Stock?

Is Vodafone Group plc A Super Growth Stock?

Or

Is Vodafone Group plc a 10 bagger?

I wonder what "Super Growth" equates to? Better check the Daily Mail tomorrow, they'll know, for sure.

Tue Mar 25

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ScillyFool replied to the Vodafone Group plc board. 13:28

Re: Don't knock the Fool too much

It would have been a better article if some basic research had been done before writing commenced. VOD are not buying Kabel Deutschland and ONO to bolster their "triple play" capabilities. They are more interested in "quad [more]

Tue Mar 18

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ScillyFool replied to the Tesco plc board. 19:43

Re: Meal Deal disaster

Could someone wake me up when ALDI has 10% of the UK market?

Sun Mar 16

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ScillyFool posted to the Vodafone Group plc board. 12:01

An interesting talk for VOD holders

https://www.ted.com/talks/toby_shapshak_you_don_t_need_an_ap...

Personally, I think this is where the most interesting future of VOD lies, but please make [more]

Sat Mar 8

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ScillyFool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 08:31

Re: What happens when Interest Rates rise again?

I think there are many more savvy people in shares nowadays than in previous generations. There seems to be much more awareness of where one can get the best returns these days also. So, if interest rates do rise, which they inevitably will at some [more]

Fri Mar 7

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ScillyFool posted to the Alliance Trust Savings board. 08:27

Alliance Trust clarifies position

From the Telegraph:

Another blow for Alex Salmond this morning as Dundee-based Alliance Trust revealed that it is establishing additional companies registered in England "in order to provide operational flexibility" should [more]

Tue Mar 4

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ScillyFool posted to the Vodafone Group plc board. 20:10

What have the Big Boys done?

Was the market bounce today the result of the "star managers" wisely investing their VOD "windfalls" yesterday whilst the rest of the market was waiting for the sound of cannons in the Crimea?

Probably not. Only a token 6 [more]

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ScillyFool replied to the Vodafone Group plc board. 18:54

Re: Windfall

'Tain't a "windfall", twas an "obvention".

n. The act of happening incidentally; that which happens casually; an incidental advantage; an occasional offering.

First meeja to report it as such wins my [more]

Fri Feb 28

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ScillyFool replied to the Alliance Trust Savings board. 07:16

Re: ATS in view of Standard Life announcement ?

BBC World reporting today that both RBS and Lloyds are now considering their future in Scotland in the event of a "yes" vote. Their concern is that their credit rating will be downgraded as the Scottish Government would be unlikely to have [more]

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