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by PinkDalek
November 18th, 2018, 7:11 pm
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: HYP1 is 18
Replies: 83
Views: 2640

Re: HYP1 is 18

Dod101 wrote:I look forward to your portfolio disclosure which I am sure will have Persimmon at about 60% , BAT & HSBC at around 20% each and the final 10% spread out amongst a motley crew.

Dod



Are you suggesting IanTHughes is innumerate?
by PinkDalek
November 18th, 2018, 7:09 pm
Forum: Pedants' Place
Topic: Not single spies....
Replies: 7
Views: 102

Re: Not single spies....

UncleEbenezer wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:Why the plural?

Because the author[1] is a dumbass.

[1] Not BJ. He wrote something else.



Having met the "author" last week, I know he would return the compliments, having set up the profanity filter to catch the unwary. Unless you wrote something else.

Pink marshmallow.
by PinkDalek
November 18th, 2018, 5:37 pm
Forum: Pedants' Place
Topic: Not single spies....
Replies: 7
Views: 102

Re: Not single spies....

bungeejumper wrote:There's always one smart Pink marshmallows, isn't there?


Why the plural?
by PinkDalek
November 18th, 2018, 9:54 am
Forum: Pedants' Place
Topic: Not single spies....
Replies: 7
Views: 102

Re: Not single spies....

... Then it was the idea that an author could have hoards of fans (https://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/17231197.awful-auntie-has-hoards-of-young-walliams-fans/ ). ... Can they not have secret fans? Where are their editors? Not in Australia: Hoards of fans descend upon St Kilda to attend The Bloc...
by PinkDalek
November 18th, 2018, 9:45 am
Forum: Financial Software - Discussion
Topic: Yahoo historical data - broken
Replies: 11
Views: 942

Re: Yahoo historical data - broken

Re: Yahoo - anyone able to give me some current examples of errors or omissions in Yahoo data to relay to them? I still use Yahoo Finance for my main portfolios, so I'm not complaining, but as you ask I've had a quick skim only. Probably in the too hard category but how about no dividend yield for ...
by PinkDalek
November 18th, 2018, 8:09 am
Forum: Land of Off Topic Posts
Topic: Total topics 14000 (plus this one)
Replies: 0
Views: 41

Total topics 14000 (plus this one)

Statistics
Total posts 173991 • Total topics 14000 • Total members 3845 • Our newest member MiketheBoilerman
(also here as Mike4 but lost his logon).

Just sayin'.
by PinkDalek
November 17th, 2018, 2:42 pm
Forum: Lemon Socials
Topic: London November Social Report
Replies: 5
Views: 132

Re: London November Social Report

If I may, we also raised a glass to the late and great Coleyfish (with my apologies to Clariman for confusing the respective usernames, continually).

P"Mad Dog"D
by PinkDalek
November 17th, 2018, 12:55 am
Forum: Lemon Socials
Topic: London Autumn Social - 16th Nov with stooz and clariman
Replies: 70
Views: 8332

Re: London Autumn Social - 16th Nov with stooz and clariman

I'm outside the Liberty glass doors, in the alley between the pub and Liberty London. Anyone fancy collecting me...? :) Don’t forget your Foolish Virgin post, to be posted over here: https://www.lemonfool.co.uk/viewforum.php?f=42 This part of the post for you know who. Had I been there, it would ha...
by PinkDalek
November 16th, 2018, 5:51 pm
Forum: Lemon Socials
Topic: London Autumn Social - 16th Nov with stooz and clariman
Replies: 70
Views: 8332

Re: London Autumn Social - 16th Nov with stooz and clariman

stooz wrote:We are in the alley between the pub and liberty. See you all soon!


That's all very well but you forgot to feed the meter before you left. Internal Server errors are numerous.
by PinkDalek
November 15th, 2018, 12:48 pm
Forum: Taxes
Topic: CGT issues in US-UK divorce
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Re: CGT issues in US-UK divorce

… Regarding the jointly owned flat: I understand that he can transfer this to me while we are still married, or in the year of separation, without incurring any CGT liability. However, CGT would be charged if the transfer occurs after the end of the tax year in which we separate. Is this correct? B...
by PinkDalek
November 14th, 2018, 7:36 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: British Land Half Yearly
Replies: 24
Views: 923

Re: British Land Half Yearly

Divi 15.5p, ex div 3 Jan 19, paid 8 Feb 19. https://www.investegate.co.uk/british-land-co-plc--blnd-/rns/half-year-report/201811140700022592H/ If I may, that 15.5p is two interim dividends combined. From the RNS: 3. Dividends As indicated in May 2018, we have increased the dividend by 3.0% for the ...
by PinkDalek
November 13th, 2018, 8:35 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: Land Securities
Replies: 2
Views: 192

Re: Land Securities

Dividend We will be paying a second quarterly dividend of 11.3p per share on 4 January 2019 to shareholders registered at the close of business on 30 November 2018. This will be paid wholly as a Property Income Distribution. Taken together with the first quarterly dividend of 11.3p per share, paid ...
by PinkDalek
November 12th, 2018, 11:58 pm
Forum: Brokers and Share Dealing
Topic: HSDL again
Replies: 37
Views: 1810

Re: HSDL again

Just noticed this message on HSDL: " Important changes when buying US stocks: From 8th November you will need to complete a US Tax form and return it to us before you can buy any US stocks. " I can't find the precise wording you've quoted but isn't this broadly covered here?: https://www....
by PinkDalek
November 12th, 2018, 10:26 pm
Forum: Legal Issues (Practical)
Topic: Definition of primary/secondary residence for CGT
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Definition of primary/secondary residence for CGT

Never sure why these questions are asked at Legal rather than Taxes but ... I fully understand that if you owned 2 residences for the purposes of capital gains the home you spend the majority of your time would normally be deemed to be your primary residence and the other your secondary residence. H...
by PinkDalek
November 12th, 2018, 2:19 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Partner?
Replies: 32
Views: 596

Re: Partner?

dionaeamuscipula wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:Did you bind her with your acceptance of the offer? - business.


I have no knowledge or experience, but I imagine that would be extra.

DM


Glad you got the joke. ;)
by PinkDalek
November 12th, 2018, 10:34 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Partner?
Replies: 32
Views: 596

Re: Partner?

A working person then, where sleeping is unlikely to have been involved. Did you bind her with your acceptance of the offer? - business.
by PinkDalek
November 12th, 2018, 9:28 am
Forum: High Yield Portfolios (HYP) - Practical
Topic: The Tobaccos
Replies: 75
Views: 2407

Re: The Tobaccos

Purists amongst us will presumably ignore the nearly 9% drop in the BAT share price this morning, and a smaller share price drop with Imps but that feels like more than market noise. What is going on? Does anyone have any idea? Dod He's behind you: https://www.lemonfool.co.uk/viewtopic.php?p=179613...
by PinkDalek
November 12th, 2018, 9:26 am
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Partner?
Replies: 32
Views: 596

Re: Partner?

vrdiver wrote:"Are you sleeping with your partner?" romantic
"Are you sleeping with a partner" business


"Do you have a sleeping partner" - business.
by PinkDalek
November 11th, 2018, 7:51 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Partner?
Replies: 32
Views: 596

Re: Partner?

I'm married. I call my wife, "my wife" ... I find the term " my wife" sometimes appears somewhat overly possessive. Why not introduce her as Mrs Simsqu, if they know who you are, or under whatever name she prefers to be known? I sometimes introduce my bedmate as my better half (...

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