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Sat Feb 28

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lookingforclues replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 07:44

Re: Quantitive Easing

ps I saw earlier some comment trying to distinguish between direct monetisation of government deficits and the indirect effects of the same when the central bank buys government bonds. Economically, the distinction is irrelevant because the cash [more]

Fri Feb 27

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lookingforclues replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 07:00

Re: Quantitive Easing

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantitative_easing

Quantitative easing has been nicknamed "printing money" by some members of the media,[99][100][101] central [more]

Wed Feb 25

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 17:37

Re: First share purchase

In the aftermath of pyads attack on Unilever as first purchase I guess I should have a go at explaining why I picked it.

I see FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) as a sector. In that sector, listed on the LSE, there are two companies that [more]

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lookingforclues replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 06:30

Re: Finally!

And the interpretation of the Total Return chart?

Oh, I realise FTSE TR passed its high some time ago as did FTSE 250, FTSE all-share, US indices, gold, gilts, bitcoins and so on and so forth. But this is all about psychology. The [more]

Tue Feb 24

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 20:33

Re: First share purchase

Unilever

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lookingforclues posted to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 17:13

Finally!

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/britains-ftse-sets-record-...

Will this prove a breakout?

Will we see 7000 before the end of the [more]

Mon Feb 23

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 06:43

Re: Stocks as an Inflation Hedge

Equities are a leading economic indicator whilst inflation is a current one. It is therefore misleading to conclude anything from a comparison of the performance of equities with concurrent inflation rates.

lfc

Fri Feb 20

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 08:41

Re: Sky fall or opportunity knocks?

Spiderbill,

When I saw the title of this thread my immediate thought was 'oh god that's another one of my shares taking a pounding!'

Please be careful with your thread titles ;-)

Thu Feb 19

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lookingforclues posted to the Oil & Gas - Markets & Trends board. 07:05

$1 oil

Just saying....

Fri Feb 13

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 06:42

Re: The time to buy is now?

Do I go for a single shot purchase or space out the purchses over the next 6-12 months?

The market works in such a way as to deliberately torture drip-feeders. It will tend to rise gradually over an extended period, sucking your money [more]

Wed Feb 11

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:48

Re: The time to buy is now?

It would give you a bigger collection than most practitioners, with more work attached; on the evidence, not providing more efficiency or performance as a result.

I'd struggle to disagree more strongly with this.

We have [more]

Tue Feb 10

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lookingforclues replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 10:31

Re: Grexit - FT Article

If Grexit happens, or is on the verge of happening, I foresee a fall in European and UK stock markets.

There was a discussion on radio 2 yesterday about the reporting of news and how it is almost all biased to the negative. This seems [more]

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 06:40

Re: is 10%+ possible?

However, lets say I invested £100k in stock market, in high yield blue chips, would a gain of 10 percent a year be unrealistic?

I'd use the word 'optimistic', probably prefixed with the word 'very'. IIRC real returns over the [more]

Fri Feb 6

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lookingforclues replied to the Investment Strategies board. 07:49

Re: portfolio advice 2015

You seem to be missing J, K, Q, U, X and Z. With the exception of U these are all high scoring tiles so probably worth acquiring if possible?

lfc

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lookingforclues replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics board. 07:18

Re: EU Referendum Timing

This is why I replied to No but you are underestimating the potential pitfalls of a separate currency.. I probably over reacted - I tend to on these forums :-(

You and me both. Human nature if we feel we are being criticised so no [more]

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lookingforclues replied to the Oil & Gas - Markets & Trends board. 06:56

Re: opec oil output

Robertts

This is the source I use for OPEC production;

[more]

Thu Feb 5

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lookingforclues replied to the Oil & Gas - Markets & Trends board. 06:37

Re: opec oil output

youfoolishboy, it seems there is a mathematical error in your calculations.
if opec produces 30 million barrels a day
in one year it produces 30 x 365 = 10.95 billion barrels
or 30 x 360 = 10.8 billion barrels


Yes, my bad, [more]

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lookingforclues replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics board. 06:33

Re: EU Referendum Timing

Really? You have no idea on my thoughts on the pitfalls of a 'separate' currency, so what do you base this statement on?

What you put in your post (20790) about having a separate currency.

lfc

Wed Feb 4

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:12

Re: How to fund pension drawdowns from HYP

DW99

You need to provide a bit more information before any meaningful suggestions can be given. Specifically;

How much annual income is required and will it need to rise with inflation?

Are there likely to be other sources [more]

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lookingforclues replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 07:10

Re: Let it be too: HYP06 at nine

Luni

My POV as an income investor only: whatever the optimal size of a portfolio, be it 12 shares or 60-- let us limit it to following the UK market, which draws income from all over the earth

Valuation can be a dent in this [more]

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