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breelander posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 14:08

Relatively speaking...

It's that time of year again and I'm preparing my annual review. As always, there are bit's that get left on the cutting-room floor. One such out-take is my regular musings on the 'might as well just buy a tracker?' theme.

It's been three [more]

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

Re: Privacy and this message board system

Gengulphus said:
The email address I have registered with TMF is one I only use for my "Gengulphus" online identity - which means that if it does get into the wrong hands and someone starts using it to pester me, I can easily shut [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:24

Re: Privacy and this message board system

When people have contacted me either by a PM or by selecting to have their on-board reply copied to me by email I have been shocked to see that the sender/poster's email address is revealed to me. When it is of the form [more]

Wed Dec 17

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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 23:55

Re: AudioBoom Is not Booming

As far as I saw, a few hours back, TW repeated most of what Was posted on here. Isn't that a breach of TMF's copyright?

No - because TMF doesn't hold the copyright. Their T&Cs clearly state that... You hold the copyright in the [more]

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breelander replied to the Lloyds Banking Group plc board. 17:36

Re: Government stake to be sold off

I cannot see anywhere in this or the linked press release from UKFI http://www.ukfi.co.uk/press-releases/ that says whether 'part' is 1% or 99%, but presumably doesn't mean 100%.

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breelander replied to the Lloyds Banking Group plc board. 17:19

Re: Government stake to be sold off

Appologies I'm having difficulty posting the link - but this was on sky and Telegraph:-

The official RNS from UK Financial Investments Limited ...

UKFI today announces that it intends to sell part of Her Majesty's
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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 16:50

Re: Lost for more than a year...

But anything along the lines of "Why Soco is the Oily for you" or " What could possibly go wrong at RBS" isn't really going to enhance your future wealth or well-being is it?

You don't follow the HYP strategy, do [more]

Tue Dec 16

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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics board. 02:38

Re: Bitcoin wtf !?

The chart uses a logarithmic vertical axis

Opps, my bad. It was linear. (doesn't it look smooth when you go logarithmic?)

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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics board. 02:34

Re: Bitcoin wtf !?

The price seems to be gradually falling away...

Gradual? It's a bit faster than that. The chart uses a logarithmic vertical axis, you know :o)

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 02:19

Re: Guardian app porn

So is it the app, or is it something to do with my wifi router, or is it the local ISP's adserver, or a virus, or something else?

Sounds like you've inadvertently picked up some malware or Adware. It may have been bundled with the [more]

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breelander posted to the Improve the Fool board. 17:26

Lost for more than a year...

This getting is ridiculous. When (if ever) will the Fool get round to restoring several years worth of articles that are STILL missing from the archives?

Try reading anything from 2007 for example...
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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:26

Re: Hold firm HYPers!

IMHO the important words in that quote are "could be". What they mean is "this reporter is speculating rather than reporting"...

No, this reporter IS reporting. He's reporting the speculations of Deutsche Bank's [more]

Mon Dec 15

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breelander replied to the Carillion plc board. 20:28

Re: Issue of convertible bonds

At the simplistic level that means that profit available for payout has to be shared among 10% more shares. From the perspective of the small shareholder, is this really any different than, say, a 10% market placement?

You are [more]

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

Re: Hold firm HYPers!

Cant see the oil price drops being anything but a positive for global growth.

Really?

Falling oil prices and US shale drillers drowning in a sea of debt could be the spark for a new credit crunch
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breelander posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 18:46

BT to buy a mobile...

...but it's not O2!

BT Group plc (BT) announces that, further to its statement on 24 November 2014, it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Deutsche Telekom and Orange in relation to BT's possible acquisition of all of their UK
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breelander replied to the BT Group plc board. 18:40

Re: BT agrees to buy EE for £12.5bn

The official RNS...

BT Group plc (BT) announces that, further to its statement on 24 November 2014, it has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Deutsche Telekom and Orange in relation to BT's possible acquisition of all of their UK
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breelander replied to the United Utilities plc board. 18:17

Re: Strange phone call

Anyone else rec'd such a call?

Yes, but not recently (and not about UU, but it's always about one of the shares I hold). It's one of the perils of holding share certificates - your name is on a publically available [more]

Sun Dec 14

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 00:18

Re: 52 week high for VOD

I guess the slight difference between the apparent closing price of £2.523 and the £2.5275, as quoted by the FT, is probably the difference between the closing high and the intra day high.

Yes, picking those numbers off the [more]

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 22:51

Re: 52 week high for VOD

52 week high for VOD as quoted by The Sunday Times today, 14th Dec 2014. They quote it as £4.42
Probably got confused trying to take the consolidation into account for prices before 24 Feb. 2014...

Vodafone consolidated [more]

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