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Wed Oct 15

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 15:03

Re: brwm

There's an article here about BRWM and LOND (poor disclosure does get mentioned):

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Tue Oct 14

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 15:13

Re: brwm

London Mining 12% 30/04/19 £1.327m 1.1%

Thank you TCA, duly noted and half-year accounts read.

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 13:48

Re: brwm

Does anyone know if BRCI (Blackrock Commodities Income trust) holds LOND? It's not in their top ten holdings, but I haven't been able to find a full portfolio listing yet.

Wed Oct 1

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:35

Re: Sbry tempting

Neil W posted this link to a Reuters article on another thread, which is quite informative (too):

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Tue Sep 30

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:36

Re: HSBC interim dividend

Understood thanks. Could also be useful for things like Verizon dividends.

I do hold HSBC, but in a normal UK (nominee) share dealing account, so no options there for me.

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 08:28

Re: HSBC interim dividend

Everyone who invests in HSBC knows that they declare their dividend in US Dollars so fluctuations caused by exchange is hardly surprising. For the last few dividends I have taken my dividends in US Dollars and will continue for a while yet. If [more]

Fri Sep 26

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:06

Re: My lesson learned from TSCO & TATE

After a big analysis of my HYP about 6 months ago I decided to sell out of one share entirely and reduce my holding in another. In fairness to me my failure to act on my decision wasn't because I thought that I could time the market, it was [more]

Thu Sep 18

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richjfool posted to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:32

City of London trust Finals

http://www.investegate.co.uk/city-of-london-it--cty-/rns/fin...
Some Extracts:



? Net asset value total return of
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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 08:00

Re: Friday morning

If 'no' wins, as the bookies expect, I believe there will be a general stockmarket rally but it will most affect stocks heavily exposed to Scotland, so those are the ones I'd be buying now - if I thought the bookies are right. In particular I'd [more]

Fri Sep 12

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richjfool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 08:09

Re: Alternatives to GBP

the Euro is expected to weaken ... the dollar is strengthening and expected to strengthen further ...

if the euro were expected to weaken by (say) 5% against the dollar over the next 6 months, then it would already be at the expected
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Thu Sep 11

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richjfool replied to the Brokers and Share Dealing board. 13:52

Re: Two-day settlement and BACS - PITA?

I make payments to my share dealing account, using the "Faster Payments" method, which guarantees they are credited within 2 hours, (or at least credited to my share dealing company's bank account within 2 hours). It works very well and [more]

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richjfool replied to the Investment Strategies board. 13:40

Re: Alternatives to GBP

I would have thought that an ETF long on the dollar and short on the Euro could be a (good) idea. The £ hasn't fallen so far against the Euro, and the Euro is expected to weaken (with the possibility of QE type activity by the ECB, or at least [more]

Mon Sep 8

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 01:59

Re: Scots Referendum

Yes, Standard Life did pull back yesterday, though not enough for me, - it still hasn't undone the gains of last week's Canadian sale news. I was hoping to top up before the 10th(ex-div), but as my main holding is up some 70%, I need a greater [more]

Tue Sep 2

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 03:12

Re: Tesco Trading Statement

(AS a customer), I would go to the supermarket that was nearest to me, (and) with easy parking, roomy aisles, no or short queues, the range of products that I wanted, and reasonable prices.

Thus I wouldn't go to supermarkets that were far [more]

Sun Aug 31

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 14:19

Re: Substitute for Personal Assets

"I don't see the point of LWLI, since it is I effect an IT that buys other ITs' shares. Why not do that yourself to avoid a second layer of charges?"

Because most brokers charge a fixed transaction fee whereas the IT charges a
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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 06:38

Re: Substitute for Personal Assets

Dodd,

I have been following your thoughts on PNL and possible alternatives with interest. I reduced my holding of PNL last year, but am sticking with my residual holding.

You mention LWLI, which whilst I wouldn't see LWLI as a [more]

Fri Aug 22

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 01:39

Re: Week Ahead: Aug 25 - 29 (35/52)

Also:

Friday Aug 29th:

Henderson Far Eastern Income trust (HFEL) - Qtly Dividend Paid: 4.70p

Mon Aug 18

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 12:48

Re: Comparison of dividends reinvested


Higher yield doesn't necessarily mean a higher total return

jfh55,

My post was responding to the OP's comparison of different dividend yields and dividend growth rates, thus total return and growth stocks didn't come into. [more]

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 11:07

Re: Comparison of dividends reinvested

The comparison also ignores the fact that one could be investing that higher dividend from share A into another higher yielding stock, (all) along the way, thus further enhancing the return from Share A.

Fri Aug 15

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:55

Re: Considering British Sky Broadcasting Group

It's on my Watchlist, but it's the Murdoch connection that puts me off.

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