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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 16 minutes ago

Re: Is BoB bereft of humour?

Hmmm, 44% of BoB from a single board, eh? Isn't that the sort of dominance that get's you exiled to the Fringe?

:o)

Bree.

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breelander posted to the Improve the Fool board. 1 hour ago

Is BoB bereft of humour?

After a hard day at the coal-face making money I like to relax with the Foolish community's selection of it's favourite jokes...

When (and why) did Joker's Corner get exiled from BoB?

Or is the Foolish motto now just to 'Educate [more]

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

Re: Unilever 1st Quarter Results

The magnitude of effects demonstrated in the post I linked to above ...

For the benefit of newer Fools less familiar with the unique way these boards work - No, Luni hasn't 'lost it' and forgotten to include the link. There is [more]

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breelander replied to the ISAs - Individual Savings Accts board. 3 hours ago

Re: non-isa shares to isa

Finally (phew!) can someone clarify the rules on moving money from the cash ISA to another ISA. Can that go into the SW ISA as well as opening a new ISA or would that make the SW ISA active despite the money not being "new" and thus [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 3 hours ago

Re: Unilever 1st Quarter Results

...so although I suspect it's practical to hedge against them, I very much doubt there's any real point...

Even less point when you look at the expenditure side of the equation. A lot of what you spend that income on is imported, a [more]

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

Re: New TD Direct ISAs

I was however rather disappointed to discover ... that the main login password is limited to 6 characters in length. At least the trading password can be up to 12 characters long, and one needs to know the trading password to really do anything [more]

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breelander replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 22:45

Re: New TD Direct ISAs

Are all of their passwords only valid for a certain number of uses or days?

I have had a TD Direct ISA for years now, since the days they went by the name TD Waterhouse, and no - the passwords do not expire.

This is
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breelander replied to the Banking Sector board. 19:49

Re: LLPF

Amazing, Lloyds IR are actually bothering to inform the market in advance when their prefs are going ex-div. Perhaps they do sometimes listen to investors after all.

LOL. No, it's just that they have to inform the Corporate Actions [more]

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breelander replied to the Banking Sector board. 19:11

Re: LLPF

...and this is the page for your LLPF
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breelander replied to the Banking Sector board. 19:04

Re: LLPF

I would estimate the ex-div date of LLPC/D to be 7 May.

Correct. It's listed under 'Additional Share Price Data' as 'Ex-Marker Start' near the bottom of these pages...
LLPC [more]

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breelander replied to the Gardening board. 13:44

Re: tulips

pop them in now, they may just surprise you.

nothing to lose...


...and everything to gain. This year's bulb will completely disappear by the end of the season, it will have used up 100% of its energies in producing foliage [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:02

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. 10:08

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...

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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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