Overseas childhood, Mod Langs Uni, 25+ years M East banking, now shuttling between UK, US and Spain, trying to earn a more or less honest crust investing.
Mainly UK shares, predominantly oilies + 'special situations'.
Hi sully,Re the SPRP FD share sale, he's reduced his physical holding by half, from memory, but has approx 300,000 more shares in his LTIP, which are seriously 'in the money'.So has to be seen in context, I think.All IMHO, DYOR etc ATB
Hi Paul, I can see the advantages of being in the States (I head off tomorrow, myself, as chance would have it !) if you're looking to make money in Las Vegas. But remember the adage 'What happens in Vegas (tends to) stays in Vegas', so pls leave enough on your card to buy that ticket back ;->! We need you here ! Also remember-…
Hi all, Another Mello Derby-gleaned point re Majestic ...and perhaps others : at least one keynote speaker volunteered that he felt a number of AIM share prices were 'underpinned' by investor support for their IHT value, as opposed to their underlying commercial merits. Tax tails wagging investment (not yet) dogs springs to mind ! ATB
Hi Ramridge, Agree it's scandalous ! But at least the shareholders (may) have some say in whether the Director gets this or not. Taxpayers don't get any say in the gold-plated, index-linked pensions of the Civil Service, NHS, military, police, etc, etc. I have a relative who retired recently as lower-middle management in the public sector. Her pension translates to an unfunded pot of some…
Hi tournesol,Doesn't today underline just how difficult it is to follow a rational, objective and dispassionate approach when sentiment has turned negative? Are we using 'the perpendicular pronoun' here, perchance ;-> ? ATB