|Tue 10:37||jb890||re Uk govmt offer of lloyds shares to retail shareholders [ie. joe public]-- much is being said about this supposed 'great' retail offer that should happen some time in the future!! According to sections of the Uk media, Joe public is eagerly waiting for this offer to materialise so that they would pounce on lloyds shares!! NONSENSE!!
Simple logic would dictate otherwise - who in his right... read more...|
I would like to see the governments 25per stake cancelled as they were complicit in destroying the value of lloyds shares. read more...|
|yesterday 12:03||the_man_with_the_pink_gun||Ex-SAS officer warns 'army could be seen on UK streets' if British jihadis return from war
HTTP://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/501058/Former-SAS-man-warns-of-danger-of-UK-jihadis-returning-from-Syria-trained-to-fight read more...|
|Tue 12:26||jb890||as per Lloyds interim figures we made an underlying profit of Stg3.8b [ie. what final profits would lloyds make in theory if it is not faced with no other additional rubbish...eg. PPI, fines, impairments, restructuring one-offs, asset disposals & other one-offs that keep on sprouting with every set of accounts published for these last 3 years or more!!]
therefore, we are theoretically looking... read more...|
|Tue 11:22||grahamite2||jb890, I think any such monies most certainly would not better be allocated to repurchase of government shares. For one thing, share buybacks make sense in principal, but in practice they never seem to raise the sp as one would expect. For another, it is vital to get back those funds which cannot invest in non-yielding shares. With solid dividend prospects for years to come, they will surely... read more...|
|Tue 09:53||mr.elbee||well the East Coast line runs a damn site better than the privatised ones... a bad model of privatisation...and not everything should be privatised.Amen read more...|
|Mon 15:24||broadwood||You've got to hand it to the Guardian. Whatever the molehill, they'll make a mountain out of it. Whether house prices are rising or falling.
http://www.theguardian.com/business/economics-blog/2014/aug/18/rightmove-drop-property-asking-prices-investors-behaviour read more...|
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|Mon 14:42||jb890||I have been following the articles especially regarding Lloyds on the MOTLEY FOOL website for quite a long time. As a professional in the field I can assure you that some of them are VERY POORLY written and researched. And I'm really putting it mildly since at times I've seen really misleading articles being published on that website! read more...|
|Sun 20:22||aceuk||Can't say I agree with that last line - don't see anything sensible happening in Wales, much like Scotland, Socialist republic of. Everybody dreams they pay the bills but we all know it's untrue.
Scotland Independence Camp Gains in Polls Amid Currency Doubts
By Jennifer Ryan Aug 17, 2014 1:00 PM GMT+0100
Support for an independent Scotland rose in polls before the Sept. 18 referendum... read more...|