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by dspp
June 24th, 2019, 10:35 am
Forum: Share ideas
Topic: PATISSERIE HOLDINGS (CAKE)
Replies: 165
Views: 8212

Re: PATISSERIE HOLDINGS (CAKE)

"In a statement, an SFO spokesperson said: “On Tuesday 18 June, as part of a joint operation with Hertfordshire, Leicestershire and the Metropolitan police services, five individuals were arrested and interviewed in connection with the Serious Fraud Office investigation into individuals associ...
by dspp
June 22nd, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: Oil & Gas & Energy (Sector & Companies)
Topic: RedT
Replies: 35
Views: 2999

Re: RedT

. I had (last summer) considered taking the plunge with a REDT holding. Glad I didn't now (thanks dspp!). I see the stock is down to about 80% or so? percent since then. Matt Glad to be of service :) Occasionally my cynicism works out. I probably need to give myself a second dose wrt tesla! Regards...
by dspp
June 22nd, 2019, 7:08 am
Forum: Investment Strategies
Topic: Investing in Green Infrastructure Funds (ITs)
Replies: 113
Views: 4636

Re: Investing in Green Infrastructure Funds (ITs)

1. No problem leaving it here. 2. The energy board is also about investment matters. Most contributors there appreciate that engineering and economic realities drive many investment opportunities in this sector. Other opportunities in this sector arise from legislation...... 3. This thread appears t...
by dspp
June 21st, 2019, 3:44 pm
Forum: Investment Strategies
Topic: Investing in Green Infrastructure Funds (ITs)
Replies: 113
Views: 4636

Re: Investing in Green Infrastructure Funds (ITs)

…hopefully I have managed to embed my comments [thus] within in your reply…. Hi Again BBB, .. 6. Again you will have to excuse me but I am still pretty new to the Lemon Fool and I am just not familiar with the concept of what things can be discussed where and why. On ii (where I started out) you ca...
by dspp
June 21st, 2019, 2:21 pm
Forum: Investment Strategies
Topic: Investing in Green Infrastructure Funds (ITs)
Replies: 113
Views: 4636

Re: Investing in Green Infrastructure Funds (ITs)

Power your car off renewables. Simples. 100% not fossil etc. Forget about the concept of efficiency, it is a distraction in this context. To do this you can either : 1. sign up to a 'green' tariff to guarantuee you buy 100% green electricity off th grid; or 2. generate your own and control it yourse...
by dspp
June 21st, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Carney dismisses Boris' GATT 24 claim
Replies: 8
Views: 221

Re: Carney dismisses Boris' GATT 24 claim

Sorry, I didn't realise anybody credibility believed this claim. I thought we'd all filed it in the spurious nonsense file, containing such gems as the Treaty of Lisbon coming into force in 2020 https://fullfact.org/europe/viral-list-about-lisbon-treaty-wrong/ You are confusing the Con leadership c...
by dspp
June 21st, 2019, 12:11 pm
Forum: Investment Strategies
Topic: Investing in Green Infrastructure Funds (ITs)
Replies: 113
Views: 4636

Re: Investing in Green Infrastructure Funds (ITs)

If we want to discuss thus further I think we should ask the moderators to put up a special board for "Green Issues" - some such did exist on the old Motley Fool with kind regards - BBB There is a perfectly good board available for ALL energy topics to be discussed in the round, just try ...
by dspp
June 19th, 2019, 3:39 pm
Forum: Macro and Global Topics
Topic: World population
Replies: 12
Views: 393

World population

About as macro a topic as it comes

Two centuries of rapid global population growth will come to an end

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by dspp
June 19th, 2019, 3:23 pm
Forum: Airport Lounge
Topic: Boeing 737 Max
Replies: 16
Views: 1280

Re: Boeing 737 Max

The real lo co's are historically single type rating narrowbody fleets, SouthWest (737), Ryanair (737), Easyjet (319/320) etc etc. There are occasional oddities when they buy out a minnow to get a base/slots/etc and then need to shed the odds & sods for a while, but by and large proper locos are...
by dspp
June 19th, 2019, 12:40 pm
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Why did the world let Putin invade Crimea?
Replies: 12
Views: 1177

Re: Why did the world let Putin invade Crimea?

Charges now announced https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/19/mh17-criminal-charges-ukraine-russia Identification etc https://www.bellingcat.com/news/uk-and-europe/2019/06/19/identifying-the-separatists-linked-to-the-downing-of-mh17/ https://www.bellingcat.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/a-bird...
by dspp
June 19th, 2019, 10:06 am
Forum: Airport Lounge
Topic: Boeing 737 Max
Replies: 16
Views: 1280

Re: Boeing 737 Max

The news item says they are for use out of LGW, at least in the Guardian, so that could include the more leisure BA routes: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jun/18/british-airlines-parent-iag-reveals-plans-buy-200-boeing-737-max-jets The Forbes one also mentions use by Iberia, and I didn't ...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 9:46 pm
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Why did the world let Putin invade Crimea?
Replies: 12
Views: 1177

Re: Why did the world let Putin invade Crimea?

MH17 isn't over, and nor are sanctions for Russia invading Crimea, Donbas, etc. Dutch TV confronting the commander of the anti-aircraft unit which brought down Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, on his own turf in Russia: https://twitter.com/Nieuwsuur/status/1140651010773442560?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7C...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 9:33 pm
Forum: Airport Lounge
Topic: Boeing 737 Max
Replies: 16
Views: 1280

Re: Boeing 737 Max

Seems that BA has not been put off the 737-MAX. They just ordered 200 of them! https://thepointsguy.co.uk/news/paris-surprise-boeing-lands-blockbuster-737-max-order-the-first-since-jets-grounding/ Not for BA. These are for use by the loco brands in the IAG stable (vueling etc), if they ever get del...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 7:42 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Galileo and Brexit
Replies: 195
Views: 8822

Re: Galileo and Brexit

Spain officially joins Franco-German FCAS/SCAF project Spain has officially joined the Franco-German project to develop a new fighter combat aircraft as part of a wider system-of-systems after it signed an agreement at the Paris Air Show on 17 June. https://www.janes.com/article/89343/paris-air-show...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 7:18 pm
Forum: Investment Strategies
Topic: What return are you targeting?
Replies: 16
Views: 1180

Re: What return are you targeting?

Some of you may find this helpful reading in this context. The Rate of Return on Everything, 1870–2015 This paper answers fundamental questions that have preoccupied modern economic thought since the 18th century. What is the aggregate real rate of return in the economy? Is it higher than the growth...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 4:01 pm
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Brexit all over?
Replies: 2022
Views: 38643

Re: Brexit all over?

If I am reading the latest YouGov poll correctly: https://yougov.co.uk/topics/politics/articles-reports/2019/06/18/most-conservative-members-would-see-party-destroye most Conservative members are prepared for the following to happen to achieve Brexit, and are prepared to say so to a pollster: - the ...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 11:26 am
Forum: Oil & Gas & Energy (Sector & Companies)
Topic: Coal matters
Replies: 18
Views: 1927

Re: Coal matters

Japan is the world’s third-largest coal-importing country - and it looks fairly stable, though mind you nuclear has almost completely gone, so coal is due to be the next step-down as renewables penetrates a la the German pathway, dspp https://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/detail.php?id=39853 https://www...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 9:34 am
Forum: Oil & Gas & Energy (Sector & Companies)
Topic: Hurricane Energy (HUR)
Replies: 597
Views: 94724

Re: Hurricane Energy (HUR)

RNS Number : 5339C Hurricane Energy PLC 18 June 2019 Operational Update: Lancaster EPS First Lifting and Oil Sales On 18 June 2019, Hurricane sold its first cargo which was lifted from the Aoka Mizu FPSO by the Amundsen Spirit shuttle tanker. The cargo was marketed by BP Oil International Limited, p...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 9:17 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: Private Education Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 893

Re: Tory leadership candidates discover money tree

Well I can only comment on the quality of people we have in for interviews, but very few of the young British candiates are up to even half the required standard despite there CV's suggesting otherwise. We recently introduced very basic maths and 3D spatial tests for that reason. I contrast this wi...
by dspp
June 18th, 2019, 9:14 am
Forum: Polite Discussions
Topic: 70% for Rory Stewart
Replies: 59
Views: 1141

Re: 70% for Rory Stewart

Unlike the Scots, I think the Welsh will cleave to England. We know which side our bread is buttered, and are unlikely to throw away our current beneficial client status. It’s a cliche but we have more in common than divides us, and the poisonous whisperings of the odious SNP are absent. They are t...

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