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breelander replied to the Land of Off Topic Posts board. 1 hour ago

Re: It's

There could easily ave been some rascal lurking, refreshing his browser and smirking unpleasantly as he twirled his moustache, with a post ready to go in another tab.

I resent that! I'm not a rascal, I don't smirk and I rarely, if [more]

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breelander replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 1 hour ago

Re: Does FCSC cover influence your account size?

Does anyone give the £50k FCSC limit any thought when distributing their holdings?

Yes. But...


...it's not that simple. Ask yourself, what exactly does the FSCS £50k Investment compensation cover? [more]

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breelander replied to the Investing for Income board. 13:28

Re: Castle Trust Fortress Bond

It doesn't seem to answer its own question though - Is it or isn't it covered by the FSCS?

Opinion is divided. The article said several bond experts have cast doubt on whether the FSCS would pay out at all. With one saying [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:18

Re: HYP Year Four

(*) The ones I know fairly well are...

There are a few others (the 'Ex-IT' ones). You can also get the Yield and P/E Ratios, as explained in this thread... [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 10:55

Re: Week Ahead: Apr 20 - 24 (17/53)

Date: 21/04/2015 06:53
The statement appears not to have made it onto Investegate...

RNSs are not released until 7.00am, you were looking too early!
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breelander replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 02:25

Re: HBOS

In addition, in April 2008 all PEPs were automatically converted into ISAs.

Thanks for reminding me of that change. So, the likely sequence of events would have been:

April 2008 - the 'HBOS single company PEP managed by [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 19:59

Re: HBOS

As you may know, HBOS was bought by Lloyds. You would have been given LloydsTSB shares at the rate of 0.605 Lloyds per HBOS share held. This probably explains why you PEP disappeared at the end of 2008, but not where the Lloyds shares ended [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 19:32

Re: Vodafone VOD - a buy?

KCOM have been suggested by a couple of people on here... However they are only £500m company.

There's a fascinating history behind this company. Basically they were the local phone company for Hull, owned and run by Hull City [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 16:11

Re: Poll: Tool to improve Fool table formatting

But should it be Java or JavaScript?

JavaScript. Some of us prefer not to have Java installed for security reasons.

Bree.

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breelander replied to the Motley Fool Share Dealing board. 15:44

Re: Research

Am I right in thinking that the new service doesn't have any research facility?

No, not really. It's just that II has quite a different layout to the site you were used to. This earlier thread on the same subject may help...
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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:32

Re: Vodafone VOD - a buy?

F/cast yield 4.9%
F/cast DPS 11.4p
F/cast EPS 5-6p (depending on who you ask)

Bear in mind that the forecasts you quote above are actually for the year already ended on 31 March 2015 - not really a forecast, the analysts [more]

Sun Apr 19

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 20:44

Re: Laura Ashley

This company suddenly disappeared from the Telegraph's daily share listings...

Really? It's still there in the on-line edition... [more]

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breelander replied to the Lloyds Banking Group plc board. 16:06

Re: Possibility of discounted share sale

I'd have preferred it if HMG had held on to the shares until such time as substantail (in relation to the purchase price) dividends had been paid for a couple of years at least in recognition of the huge financial "hit" taxpayers took to [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 15:30

Re: Cute pdf and ipad error

I am not familiar with that program, so don't know where it is (or indeed whether it has it at all.

I'm not familiar with it either, but apparently...

...select CutePDF Writer properties in the application print dialog
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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 13:57

Re: Poll: Tool to improve Fool table formatting sugg

?... don't think there's a good fit anywhere across the boards (possibly Financial Software, but I don't think that gets enough traffic to get a meaningful result).
...
Of course, if anyone knows of something that already exists, then by
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breelander replied to the Lloyds Banking Group plc board. 11:30

Re: Possibility of discounted share sale

We now know some of the details of this potential sale....

Here, for example... [more]

Sat Apr 18

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breelander replied to the ISAs - Individual Savings Accts board. 23:37

Re: Past years' ISAs

If you subscribe to an HSBC Invest Direct ISA in more than one tax year, it all appears as one combined account - not as individual accounts - Robertsonjames's posts are making the position appear much more complicated than it [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 22:46

Re: Current FTSE P/E ratios

prior to posting I hunted round on dl.co.uk, ft.com, fool.co.uk & hl.co.uk and could not find the price to earnings ration for any of the FTSE indices anywhere.

The data is out [more]

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breelander replied to the ISAs - Individual Savings Accts board. 21:33

Re: Past years' ISAs

From https://investments.hsbc.co.uk/pdf/40226_InvestDirect_KFD_SS...
An application for an HSBC InvestDirect Stocks and Shares ISA allows subscriptions in the
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Fri Apr 17

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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 22:45

Re: He's back already

According to that Telegraph article: it emerged on Thursday that Mr Terry was seeking to increase his recently acquired stake in Daniel Stewart to above 10pc, which will require FCA clearance.

According to the FT: Daniel Stewart, [more]

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