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For those who, like me, still think that nothing beats Quicken (I'm still on 2000 in preference to the recent versions available), there is a simple way to update your share prices using the Stockopedia Folio function. Just reshuffle the columns so that the Ticker and the Bid are the first two columns and then export using the Download/CSV choice at the bottom of the…
I am very surprised that you feel that the protection of the populace against possibly unfair odds boils down to their ability to access and analyse accounts ! "There is no comparison at all with Best Of The Best (LON:BOTB) - it's a fun competition, which has fair odds that you can work out from the accounts. "
Although the originator of a thread will have to classify it by Topic or Company, the same does not apply to comments on the thread. This is a particular problem on the SCVR with it's multiple Epics as comments are often made without a stock code which makes subsequent searching difficult if not impossible. Why not force all postings to include Stock Code or Comment
I did try the share trading account with IG (I already had a CFD account) but I found that some of the smaller companies were not covered.
Piffling perks. I seem to remember shareholders in Lonrho being offered something in the order of £125k off a yacht!! ;-) ps I didn't take advantage of it... can't quite remember why.
Would a company such as this not hedge their gold position? I have no idea how the business works in practice but on a group basis would it not be prudent to hedge the net intrinsic value of their stock? If so there would be no exposure to the price of gold.