richjfool

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Tue Apr 19

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 17:00

Re: Poll: EU referendum

I understood that the Government was giving the population their say. However it (the Government) now seems very concerned to emphasise its view that we should stay in, and it seems to be doing that by nothing short of scaremongering. As said in an [more]

Sat Apr 16

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 10:36

Re: Middlefield Canadian Income - MCT

Thanks for posting the link to the annual results.

I too hold MCT and have done for a few years now. I was down about 25% late last year, though the dividends have kept rolling in.

I topped up earlier this year when at lows, and [more]

Mon Apr 11

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 20:28

Re: Near 20% IT Discount

Barclayboy,

Thanks for highlighting the increased discount. As a holder of ASCH, I had a look round and found this, regarding a recent change in Manager, and they are dropping the word "High" from the trust's name, which may [more]

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 20:17

Re: Vanguard Life Strategy 60% eq.

Stanford Esq.,
Firstly let me say I don't know the Vanguard Life Strategy funds, nor much about the funds you are currently invested in. (I invest mainly in IT's). However, what occurs to me is that, I assume you had a rationale or good reason to [more]

Fri Apr 8

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 20:12

Re: New Income Basket

All the talk of fishing in the same pond, prompts me to concede that I too sometimes use more than one fisherman to fish in the same pond, particularly when it's a big pond. I take the view that different fishermen have different styles, techniques, [more]

Wed Mar 2

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 11:33

Re: BlackRock World Mining income riddle

Citywire and Dividend Investor show yields:

BRWM: 10.12%
BRCI: 10.34%


The big question being if, when and by how much the dividends might/will be cut.

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richjfool replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 07:55

Re: BlackRock World Mining income riddle

Should BRCI (Blackrock Commodities Income Trust) be tarred with the same brush (as BRWM)?

I hold BRCI (for income and longer term recovery).

Tue Mar 1

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richjfool replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:58

Re: My total HYP

Managers come and go but currently Mark ? who replaced Neil Woodford is doing a good job..

Mark Barnett. (Has been running Keystone IT for a number of years and more recently IVPU)

Sun Feb 21

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richjfool replied to the Retired Fools board. 09:13

Re: The Bird Feeder

I thought it amusing.

Fri Apr 15

NL

Watercooler Post

richjfool wrote 06:25

whether to offload my holding of national Grid

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