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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 2 hours ago

Re: sell a lousy yielder?

There a few shares (Diageo being one) that I would quite like to have, but not at current prices.

Yes, me too. But why exactly do we feel we'd 'quite like to have' them? Is it because of a history of income that's risen faster [more]

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breelander replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 3 hours ago

Re: AJ Bell Youinvest

My wife opened an ISA with them last year, all went well. Transferred funds from an ISA with another broker.

As I understand that, you are saying that your wife opened the ISA by a transfer from a previous ISA...

Yesterday
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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 23:08

Re: LED display on snooker table

Apparently it's the temperature in Centigrade of a heater located below the table. The aim is to keep the playing surface of at a contant 21C.

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:36

Re: HSBC Dividend Sterling conversion

Note: that the use of the word approximate is theirs not mine !

So it is... :o)
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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 16:24

Re: Transferring ISAs

Can anyone advise if it's possible to go to a new stocks and shares ISA provider and have his various cash ISAs transferred into one S&S ISA?

Yes, it is possible to transfer ISAs to another provider. Providing the old cash ISAs [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:26

Re: RSA - rights issue.

I phoned the Registrar... For my Certificates I was told that the cheque would be sent by 17th at the latest.
...and the cheque duly arrived in today's post (19th). Payment was exactly 38p per lapsed right.

As of [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:53

Re: Sheep better than Goats?

...assuming that bible passage is an analogy...

There may be a very practical reason for separating the Sheep from the Goats. At certain times of the year, at least. :)

Q: What do you get if you cross a Goat with a [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:34

Re: Glaxo Novartis Deal

I trust that you noticed the promise to return capital to the shareholders...
Somebody on the company board worked it out at about 80p per share.


Yes (just a few minutes ago). I make it about 82p and the Market (currently) has a [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:19

Re: Glaxo Novartis Deal

further reading of the RNS reveals...

Capital return

GSK plans to use net after tax cash proceeds of $7.8 billion to fund a capital return of £4 billion to shareholders following completion of the transaction. This
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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:57

Re: Glaxo Novartis Deal

My reading of it is a greater focus on more stable revenues for GSK over the longer term

That seems to tie in with the Board's intentions...

The proposed Transaction would increase GSK's annual revenues by £1.3 [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 10:35

Re: Man badge

DAK what this represents?

Sounds like the 'Men United' prostate cancer awareness campaign, the one with the TV ads by Bill Bailey...
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Sat Apr 19

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:50

Re: RSA - rights issue.

I phoned the Registrar... For my Certificates I was told that the cheque would be sent by 17th at the latest.

...and the cheque duly arrived in today's post (19th). Payment was exactly 38p per lapsed right.

My nominee [more]

Thu Apr 17

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 01:43

Re: Supermarket top ups

It's back:
http://www.kwiksave.com/

Strictly speaking, it's just the name that's come back. The story of the original company itself makes sorry reading...

... it went into [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 23:12

Re: Supermarket top ups

...the three support services midcaps, Balfour Beatty, Carillion and Kier, which cling together like burrs.

Last time I looked, two of the above were officially in the Construction & Materials sector. :o)

Carillion's [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:40

Re: Tesco Finals

The reason is that these sorts of events trigger income and index funds respectively having to sell their holdings

No they don't. Their holdings will just follow the Market down or up.

You missed out the bit before [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:44

Re: Can I chop to say 10-12

Bye bye .... AZN, BLT, RSA, ULVR, REL, FGP

Seems that (for JC and Arb at least) the inclusion of ULVR in that list is the most puzzling. I think I can offer a reason (though not a justification). I think the clue was in the [more]

Tue Apr 15

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 21:01

Re: New tv

what is Screenburn and what effect does it have?

If you show the same stationary picture long enough it becomes 'burnt into' the screen and a ghost of it can be seen even when watching other images. The old CRT tubes were [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:54

Re: Busy or non-responsive script

Or rather...
http://www.digitallook.com/cgi-bin/dlmedia/security.cgi?csi=...

Bree. (who left the 's' off 'constituents')

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:49

Re: Busy or non-responsive script

When I log on to digitallook.com (and I haven't given the full link, because it has the word 'security' in it) to see the FTSE 100 and the prices of the constituents...

Actually, you don't need to [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:29

Re: Busy or non-responsive script

This has continued for about a week or so

Yes, I've seen the same 'problem' these past few weeks. It's safe to stop the script, it's not an essential part of DigitalLook.

Google APIs (or Google AJAX APIs) is a set of
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