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breelander replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 23:40

Re: Property in a HYP

I am not sure I really understand the difference between 2 and 3, i.e. a REIT like BLND and an IT like SLI. Are they the same thing?

No, they are quite different animals. An IT like SLI is a collective investment in the normal sense [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 22:03

Re: Tesco Trading Statement

Arb said: I went out for the day leaving the message here: "let the fun begin".
I've returned home to find a thread of 42 to catch up on, so the fun really has begun, it seems. Tesco down 6.6%, interesting.


Well, think [more]

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 18:51

Re: Barclays Stockbrokers - Stock Screener

There are several different P/Es that can be calculated, a forecast P/E, a P/E on a rolling 12-month basis and the P/E as it stood at the end of the company's financial year. In the case of Aberdeen Asset Management DigitalLook shows the various P/Es [more]

Thu Aug 28

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breelander replied to the Gardening board. 06:11

Re: Mystery flower

It's Cyclamen hederifolium (Ivy-leaved cyclamen) and I've had them in my garden for years.
www.rhs.org.uk/plants/details?plantid=610

I can't see any obvious
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breelander replied to the ISAs - Individual Savings Accts board. 05:24

Re: ISA with Dividend reinvestment option?

no mention of Hargreaves Lansdown, Youinvest, Halifax, IWeb to name a few.

They (and others) are in Monevator's comparison table...

Fully updated on August 2 2014.

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Wed Aug 27

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breelander replied to the Banking Sector board. 19:30

Re: GLI Finance

They only become payable when declared by the board at its own discretion.

Not even then, it's not even safe after the ex-dividend date as BP shareholders found out 5 days before payment was due...

BP said it would
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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 19:15

Re: Latest UK Fool probs.

It does seem a lot better to me now.

Not for me, it's getting slower. And it seems the Foolish Ninjas have come up with a new message I've not seen before...

Cannot connect to
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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 14:38

Re: James Latham (LTHM)

...I meant under the fundamentals if you click on the EPIC on TMF.

"Here" -> http://quote.fool.co.uk/caps/quote/lthm/forecasts.aspx

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:16

Re: If a company I own is purchased

Usual practice is for the company that wants to buy yours to approach the board and make an offer, either as all cash or a mix of cash and shares in the company doing the buying. Should the board believe the offer to be in the best interests of the [more]

Tue Aug 26

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breelander replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 16:46

Re: TD Direct Problem

It would be even better if the contact number given was an 0800 freephone number, or a geographical one

Those, on the face of it, are only on offer if you wish to open an account. There are Freephone and (if calling from overseas) +44 [more]

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 16:03

Re: (not so) Latest Headlines

Hopefully replication will synchronise the servers by the end of the day.

Getting there, USEQ\WEB17 has now caught up...

Bree.

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:00

Re: WPP Interims and Dividend

The link...

...an increase of 10% in the interim dividend to 11.62p per share ... payable on 10 November 2014.
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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 14:42

Re: (not so) Latest Headlines

Something has happened, but not enough.

Of the four (AIUI) servers that supply us with My Fool, one (USEQ\WEB16) now shows a fully up to date list of latest news. The others (USEQ\WEB15, -17 & -18) are still stuck in the past, it [more]

Mon Aug 25

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

Re: Retirement draft

You need these: <>
Not these: ()

Yes, for tables you use <pre> <</pre>

In the table itself, it's important to only use spaces to create the layout. Tempting as it is to use Tabs, the layout will not [more]

Sun Aug 24

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 02:51

Re: more excel problems Excel 2010

Not with 'precision as displayed' set in options.


Actually, Microsoft offer that as a second suggestion, their first solution is to use ROUND.

this behavior occurs because the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 00:20

Re: more excel problems Excel 2010

Is it possible that your -£0.00 is actually a rounded display of a number in a distant decimal place and not precisely zero?

Try this experiment with the cell formatted as in the OP.

Cell A1 : 1000.01
Cell A2 : [more]

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breelander replied to the Wills & Probate - Practical board. 13:52

Re: Gas Homecare Contract

...my mother will not need another annual contract as it is up for renewal in November and she will be downsizing within six months

There may be an advantage in renewing. A current service contract could pay for itself in making [more]

Sat Aug 23

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 21:52

Re: cost of phoning a 0333 number from landline

... I will be phoning from a land line.

Landline or mobile, makes no difference. Ofcom says 03 numbers must be included in your inclusive minutes.

Calls to 03 numbers cost no more than a national rate call to an 01 or 02 [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 13:48

Re: Roboform

Has RoboForm disappeared in Firefox? Firefox recently updated. Simply install the latest version of RoboForm from our Download page.
http://www.roboform.com/support

Bree.

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breelander replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 12:52

Re: Is HYP still suitable for a 'Doris' investor

But if you re-invest dividends throughout - including those times when shares were cheap - what does it look like?

It looks like the Ftse100 Total Return Index.
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