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breelander replied to the Value Shares board. 00:18

Re: Tesco jilted at the check-out?

But Tesco also has a pair of bridesmaids who are also looking fairly jilted...

I run as DigitalLook screener that (as close as DL's search terms allow) looks for P.Y.A.D. shares, usually it finds nothing. Last month I was so surprised [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 21:08

Re: Reckitt out, Amlin in.

I know this is HYP heresy...

Longtermyieldman, it may come as a surprise to you, but... No, not really. Maybe it would offend a purist's 'eternity hold view', but a degree of tinkering is on topic for this board. Just don't turn it [more]

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breelander replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 19:28

Re: Interactive Investor log in/phone

PS: password is case-sensitive. Check your Caps-lock key!

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breelander replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 19:00

Re: Interactive Investor log in/phone

I seem to be having difficulty logging in to my a/c despite putting in the correct details

Gosh, that takes me back! I used to have a dealing account with iii but closed it when they introduced quarterly fees. My login is still valid [more]

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breelander replied to the Jokers Corner board. 18:24

Re: Grumpy

You know what sucks?
...a vacuum.


Not since current EU regulations came into force.

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 18:05

Re: Kentz Corp. takeover proceeds

How do you do it, Bree? ... I hope you have the shares; nice profit over quite a short period...

No, sadly not one I held. :(

As to how to do it, in all such corporate actions the detailed documents are invariably published [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 17:48

Re: Tesco Trading Statement

Price action has crowd psychology behind it, so charts have a little truth in them, but whether this extends to the second order effect which are "yields", I doubt that anyone has tried to test.

To a first approximation, a [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 17:10

Re: pyad's Podcast

Funny, it is still there on my screen.

More like "Funny, it has just returned to my screen." from where I'm sitting. Perhaps TMF reads our every post. :o)

Actually, I'm convinced they do. Previously said link [more]

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 16:54

Re: Hargreaves Lansdown

strangely, to me at least, the table does not include Selftrade.

Not so strange, it lists brokers with whom you can actually open a new account. Selftrade currently don't qualify on that count...

... we are unable to
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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics board. 16:41

Re: From Crisis to Confidence

The largest what? Sales, number of stores?

Don't ask. John's carefully chosen lack of clarity is the only thing preventing a legal injunction to remove said highly rec'd post from these board.

After all, why would a [more]

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 15:43

Re: Hargreaves Lansdown

I am worried that maybe I should not have more than half of my investments with one company. Am I being foolish?

No, it's a concern that's often raised on these boards. Remember...

a) the chances of a major provider
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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 14:48

Re: Reckitt out, Amlin in.

On the basis that my HYP is supposed to provide me with income, this morning I dropped Reckitt Benckiser (RB.) ... and added Amlin (AML)

Interesting. Not in any way intended as a criticism, but did you consider earnings forecasts? [more]

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 14:16

Re: Tesco Food for thought

I suspect (and would be happy to be shown to be wrong) that most readers do not make a note of which author wrote/held which opinion

Sadly, I agree with every word you said. Indeed, I'd go further and say that many readers only take [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 14:01

Re: Sectors

It looks a bit complex, you'd need to know quite a bit about a business to know where to slot it wouldn't you?

Not at all, DigitalLook takes care of that for you. For example, their page for your Compass example [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:50

Re: Sectors

I believe this is the 'official' one used by the London Stock Exchange:

Indeed, and it's also the one used by DigitalLook...
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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 13:27

Re: Eight months and counting...

I note with alarm that the Fool has finally got round to doing something about the Podcast links that broke when the 'new improved' website was rolled last December. On the principle of 'what you don't see can't embarrass us' they are apparently [more]

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breelander posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:22

pyad's Podcast

Have you noticed that the Announcements panel no longer sports a link to listen to our Stephen?
( Over there --------------------------------------------------------------------------> )

Fortunately his dulcet tones have been [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:35

Re: Kentz Corp. takeover proceeds

Does anyone know when these are going to be paid out?

From the Scheme Document published on 18 July...

Appendix 1
Expected timetable of principal events

...
Latest date for despatch of cheques or for
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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 11:59

Re: Tesco Food for thought

all avenues are covered so at some time in the future they will be correct!

That's a rather cynical interpretation of what the Fool says at the foot of every article. :o)

We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but [more]

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breelander replied to the Gardening board. 11:43

Re: patio fruit trees

I think I know the answer but........

The answer is: "It depends...."

There are several approaches to choosing fruit tree varieties for growing in containers and patio pots. The most common approach is to use [more]

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