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    Apparently in the EU derivatives are already...

    Apparently in the EU derivatives are already being traded in the US because the advantage of London has gone. The UK is just yet another 3rd country, and if you have all the 3rd country hassle you...
  2. By checking the trading screen.

    By checking the trading screen.
  3. It is an effective way to make money off short...

    It is an effective way to make money off short sellers. Pick a stock which is shorted and watch the Hedge funds panic and forced to close their positions.

    Naked shorts are illegal so they borrow...
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    Very good point if there is not enough stock to...

    Very good point if there is not enough stock to cover the shorts then it becomes a game of musical chairs.

    :D
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    If you have a contract the work permit, probably...

    If you have a contract the work permit, probably a "blue card", is automatic.
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    Not if it is employment income. He really...

    Not if it is employment income.

    He really needs to visit a UK accountant and an accountant in Dubai.
  7. Indeed the number of cases in the EU is far lower...

    Indeed the number of cases in the EU is far lower than in the UK so there is no need to rush the approval of vaccines. The point is once the vaccines have been approved because of the superior health...
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    It wouldn't surprise me if the additional costs...

    It wouldn't surprise me if the additional costs of living in Dubai tax free exceeded the amount of tax you would pay in the UK.
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    If you work in Dubai and give up your house in...

    If you work in Dubai and give up your house in the UK, you can simply transfer it at any time. You will be resident in Dubai.

    It's perfectly legal.
  10. It looks like the upcoming fight on vaccines...

    It looks like the upcoming fight on vaccines demonstrates that the UK's strategy will be torpedoed because it isn't co-operating with the EU.

    Perhaps it would be better to have a more co-ordinated...
  11. The Pfizer vaccine is manufactured in Belgium. ...

    The Pfizer vaccine is manufactured in Belgium.

    Do you think that makes up for the shambles that the UK was too late to lock down and as a conseqence has 4 times the number of infections per day...
  12. Britain is independent of the EU therefore it...

    Britain is independent of the EU therefore it doesn't affect Britain as they can simply buy it elsewhere or have the freedom to subsidise a new factory and make it there.
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    Looks interesting: Dubai launches new...

    Looks interesting:

    Dubai launches new remote-work visa – how to apply

    The problem you will probably face is how to invoice your customers from a business in Dubai. You'll need advice from an...
  14. The fees are always paid by the retailer....

    The fees are always paid by the retailer. Retailers add a surcharge, refuse cards or simply raise their prices to compensate. In the end the consumer will pay.
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    Poll: Indeed, a climate scientist was on CNN...

    Indeed, a climate scientist was on CNN complaining about the big oil climate conspiracy.
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    Poll: I noticed after the crackdown that the protests...

    I noticed after the crackdown that the protests at the Inauguration failed to materialise, just confirming that the right approach to Trump supporters is to come down on them like a ton of bricks and...
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    ...not to forget the upcoming Scotland...

    ...not to forget the upcoming Scotland constitutional crisis in May.
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    Manufacturing output declining rapidly...

    Manufacturing output declining rapidly
  19. The resale value is irrelevant when depreciating...

    The resale value is irrelevant when depreciating an asset. You simply estimate how long you intend to use it and calculate a straightline depreciation YOY.

    With small items you can choose between...
  20. France threatens UK with MORE border checks on...

    France threatens UK with MORE border checks on food
  21. There aren't any queues at all at most borders...

    There aren't any queues at all at most borders within the EU.

    Truck Border Crossing Times & Brexit Ports | Sixfold
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    It's probably a lot easier to gain access via a...

    It's probably a lot easier to gain access via a foreign proxy server.
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    Gloating Michel Barnier mocks Brexit Britain...

    Gloating Michel Barnier mocks Brexit Britain
  24. EU Customs officials should slow down a little...

    EU Customs officials should slow down a little bit, take it easy, the lorry will still be there tomorrow.
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    If you are working through a UK defence...

    If you are working through a UK defence contractor, then it is possible you are not subject to Belgian tax provided you are commuting and don't qualify as permanently resident.
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    Manufacturers hit by Brexit

    Not only musicians are affected by Brexit.

    Anger builds among manufacturers as EU customers cancel orders due to Brexit red tape

    They're not happy.
  27. That's not really much of a problem, what is bad...

    That's not really much of a problem, what is bad is the thousands of UK musicians with modest income who won't be able perform in the EU because of the effort and cost involved.
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    Normally you need a contract and then on the...

    Normally you need a contract and then on the basis of that you apply for a visa.
  29. To make a living as a musician in the UK you also...

    To make a living as a musician in the UK you also need to go to Europe to perform, because it's difficult to find enough work in the UK. Now you can't.

    You can only perform once in a venue, you...
  30. You need to register your business in Timbuktu,...

    You need to register your business in Timbuktu, and pay tax in Timbuktu, not in the Cayman Islands. If you want to pay tax in the Cayman Islands you need to work there instead. There will be no tax...
  31. It's irrelevant whether the agent is pushing for...

    It's irrelevant whether the agent is pushing for a rate cut or the client. You take your chances in the negotiation. The agent may have more good CVs who are in it for less. If he does rejecting the...
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    Poll: Though to be fair they didn't storm the Capitol.

    Though to be fair they didn't storm the Capitol.
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    Poll: SOM - Hand audit of all Presidential Election...

    SOM - Hand audit of all Presidential Election votes in Antrim County confirms previously certified results, voting machines were accurate
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    Poll: US attorney general finds '''no voter fraud that...

    US attorney general finds '''no voter fraud that could overturn election''' - BBC News
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    Poll: The Justice dept followed up on complaints and...

    The Justice dept followed up on complaints and the FBI investigated as they always do.
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    Recruiting your own contractors is a huge effort....

    Recruiting your own contractors is a huge effort. If you'd ever worked as a PM you would know that you wouldn't have the time, you just ring up the agency.
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    Poll: So that's a different complaint isn't it. But you...

    So that's a different complaint isn't it. But you agree that it couldn't have been the machines because they weren't used in the recount.

    I suspect an equally bogus complaint.
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    Poll: A US expert said that this election was smoothest...

    A US expert said that this election was smoothest election ever. This was due to the fact that the Republicans appointed far more observers than in previous years and therefore the election...
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    Poll: The votes were recounted by hand in the disputed...

    The votes were recounted by hand in the disputed states.

    So I'm afraid the complaint doesn't hold up.
  40. One way of fixing the dissatisfaction would be to...

    One way of fixing the dissatisfaction would be to convict anyone making fraudulent claims about election fraud and barring them from holding public office in the future.
  41. True, but If the alleged abuse of the postal...

    True, but If the alleged abuse of the postal voting system turned out to be a lie then there would be nothing to fix.
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    No harm in trying for a rate increase though I...

    No harm in trying for a rate increase though I doubt they'll agree to a 15% increase. I suspect it would be more like 5%, if at all in the current market. I would ask and accept their offer or look...
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    Black Lives Matter protesters facing life...

    Black Lives Matter protesters facing life imprisonment for smashing windows in Utah demonstration

    I imagine they'll pussy foot around the "insurrectionists".
  44. Thread: Kerching!

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    I suspect that politicians have decided that...

    I suspect that politicians have decided that images of empty shelves are slightly less toxic than queues of lorries at Dover.
  45. Thread: Kerching!

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    Customs officials want hauliers to give up on the...

    Customs officials want hauliers to give up on the idea of driving to and fro to Europe.
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    Tabloid newspapers saying he was about to be...

    Tabloid newspapers saying he was about to be sidelined doesn't mean he was sidelined. The UK caved in the end.

    If you don't believe me, just look at how the fish industry was shafted.
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    That's why I read the Express. I can also...

    That's why I read the Express. I can also recommend Breitbart. I suspect that Breitbart is more popular amongst Liberals than it is for Republicans.
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    I suspect the UK government will leak proposals...

    I suspect the UK government will leak proposals to the press to see if Barnier approves them.

    The question is, is Barnier the most powerful politician in the UK?
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    Barnier orders UK to obey EU rules

    Barnier orders UK to obey EU rules

    I've noticed some reports about the UK government wanting to introduce new legislation to take advantage of Brexit, but they really need to put a sock in it...
  50. The one bright spot is the pro-Brexit media...

    The one bright spot is the pro-Brexit media sector which seems to be booming.
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