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  1. I think the landscape is a lot different now to...

    I think the landscape is a lot different now to March.

    Apologies if already discussed, I’ve not been on these forums for a while



    ..and this is why. Seems you haven’t mellowed much in the...
  2. Move to remote working and the impact on the contractor market?

    There is a massive sea change coming.

    What are your clients saying to you about remote working?

    I’ve been told that even after covid is under control there is no way employees will ever return...
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    Waited for the US Market to open at 2:30pm.. and...

    Waited for the US Market to open at 2:30pm.. and doh !!

    Such a noob.
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    Do they need any Business Analysts :smile ...

    Do they need any Business Analysts :smile

    Another vote for Brolly with Pension Sacrifice. That’s exactly what I’m going to be doing when I find myself inside somewhere.
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    Greater Manchester here. I least I don’t need...

    Greater Manchester here.

    I least I don’t need to look at the crazy website to know where we are.

    Someone let me know if a Tier 4 comes in for us?
  6. What he said. You are changing the primary...

    What he said.

    You are changing the primary purpose of your company which I assume is classed as an IT Consultancy.

    My accountant shot it down when I mentioned it years ago.
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    Really sorry to read this. Glad you are ok....

    Really sorry to read this. Glad you are ok. Lovely car.
  8. Ah..right.

    Ah..right.
  9. BBC News at 10 - Covid advice for Christmas

    I’m currently watching a feature about Xmas day parties explaining how dangerous it is to all be in the same room, and how airborne covid can spread, and how people handling the same gravy boats can...
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    Remember ending up in a nightclub in Windsor on a...

    Remember ending up in a nightclub in Windsor on a work night out, getting so drunk I fell asleep in a bush and then hitchhiking back to the Copthorne after I woke up.

    Oh well, happy days.
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    Hate to mention it but Pearson and Lloyds have...

    Hate to mention it but Pearson and Lloyds have performed amazingly well since the Vaccine’s got announced.

    Of course its a bummer for him as he never did get the 25p Lloyds entry price, which is a...
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    Yes .. all of those.

    Yes .. all of those.
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    Scooter scooted then? Pains me to remember...

    Scooter scooted then?

    Pains me to remember that I have stayed in there a rather long time ago. Was luxury after being in Slough all day :eek:
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    Thank you. Jesus, they even come after your...

    Thank you. Jesus, they even come after your pension lump sum.

    Anyone have a spare room in this country we can live in for 6 months a year?

    Not sure about tax avoidance measures. Sounds like...
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    Planning on downsizing to a smaller house abroad...

    Planning on downsizing to a smaller house abroad and give the money to the kids as deposits on houses.

    This country is screwed. Little or no opportunities for youngsters to get onto the UK...
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    ISA CGT and living abroad

    It’s only just come to my attention that countries such as Spain make ex-pat citizens pay 23% Capital Gains Tax on UK ISA gains. You can also no longer put money into an ISA when you move abroad,...
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    Is a good reply. I’m in a similar situation as...

    Is a good reply.

    I’m in a similar situation as the OP myself.

    I’m considering staying at the same company flipping to umbrella(if I have to). I know the risks, and the only consideration I...
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    The 400% growth of Tesla this year coupled with...

    The 400% growth of Tesla this year coupled with the RSI and Stoch lines doing something have lead me to believe Tesla is clearly overbought...however...

    Discussed on here a while ago. Shares will...
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    Maybe cut the guy some slack. Some people deal...

    Maybe cut the guy some slack.

    Some people deal with stress better than others.

    Read through his posts again.
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    Gaffer is the boss, so a bit confused, anyway. ...

    Gaffer is the boss, so a bit confused, anyway.

    All I can say is that I was a consultant for many years. I worked where they told me to work, doing what they told me to do, and for how long they...
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    Been working all the way through. Wouldn’t...

    Been working all the way through. Wouldn’t expect anything otherwise, wouldn’t whinge about it. I knew the game when I started contracting.

    Always confident of work because if I wasn’t I...
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    Interesting. I thought this was a trench foot...

    Interesting.

    I thought this was a trench foot cure.

    I was wrong.
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    The RSI value that Scooter will tell you that a...

    The RSI value that Scooter will tell you that a stock is oversold? Even if it’s Carillion :laugh
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    Well now, that’s handy timing.

    Well now, that’s handy timing.
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    Most retail investors tend to stay invested and...

    Most retail investors tend to stay invested and move their money around. The big pension companies have millions of pounds accumulating into cash pots whilst they sat out of the markets whilst covid...
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    Banned Sockie lol I take it Scooter didn’t...

    Banned Sockie lol

    I take it Scooter didn’t start the new thread then? :tongue
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    Sticky: Seems after the excitement on Monday/Tuesday...

    Seems after the excitement on Monday/Tuesday everyone has either (a)taken a position waiting for the Vaccine injections to happen eventually or (b)have switched back to Tech Stocks prospering whilst...
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    It’s more about general investing. Using charts...

    It’s more about general investing. Using charts is specialised. Why not create your own thread and then its up to everyone else to whether they contribute(or even view it) or not.

    Edited: ...
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    There is one already..no one posts on it.. ...

    There is one already..no one posts on it..

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/accounting-legal/80304-share-investment-discussion-tips.html
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    I like to talk through my own ideas with what I...

    I like to talk through my own ideas with what I consider to be mostly an intelligent group of peers.

    We can move to the other thread if people want, or stop posting investment thoughts...
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    Option B Totally get where you are coming...

    Option B

    Totally get where you are coming from, but just because a client has determined(usually blanketed) a role as being inside when previously the PSC has determined it as being outside does...
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    He knows that he can retire now, and if the...

    He knows that he can retire now, and if the Vaccine ends up killing or maiming everyone he needs to spend all that cash on drugs and hookers quickly?
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    Page 1. Yes you were wrong. Although, you did...

    Page 1. Yes you were wrong. Although, you did say “spread” so I think now you are a phophet and you knew covid was coming(2 years later).

    You’re not a trader yes

    It’s impossible to take a...
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    OMG..seriously bored now. Who cares. Square...

    OMG..seriously bored now.

    Who cares. Square up 5% today so far, Pearson down 1.6%, BABA treading water...I couldn’t give a flying.

    Buy investments because you think they are good investment...
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    The funny thing is that I posted my buy at 283,...

    The funny thing is that I posted my buy at 283, its now 267. I think its a bit early for the non day-trader to be crowing about a massive loss for me.

    I also bought Square at the same time(same...
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    They are regulating, not totally suppressing. ...

    They are regulating, not totally suppressing.

    Regulation in FinTech is actually a good thing, and prudent. Its the timing which is very dubious.

    As I said, the Chinese Government have...
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    2 days of massive swings to “value” stocks that...

    2 days of massive swings to “value” stocks that have been hammered over the past 8 months.

    Essentially buy anything in the FTSE apart from SMT and you would have made money.

    Today seems...
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    Wise men listen and laugh whilst fools talk.

    Wise men listen and laugh whilst fools talk.
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    Lmao

    Lmao
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    No idea, and don’t care. I’ll stick with my...

    No idea, and don’t care. I’ll stick with my strategy of buying quality investments that will go higher in the long run.

    Must be great waiting for stocks to fall, and then showing a graph...
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    Ant news + Tech Sell off Nothing to do with...

    Ant news + Tech Sell off

    Nothing to do with fundamentals, and I’m not selling. This stock is the Chinese Amazon..on any other day the shares would advance..

    (Bloomberg) -- Alibaba (NYSE:BABA)...
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    You forgot to mention at a time when the bad news...

    You forgot to mention at a time when the bad news had already been priced in, and only good news would signifantly move the market.
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    If you haven’t noticed, there are rather a few...

    If you haven’t noticed, there are rather a few things going on:

    Brexit
    Covid 1st wave
    More Brexit agreement talks
    Covid 2nd wave(or is it)
    US elections
    Vaccine announcement

    .. some would...
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    4-6 trades but never equities you think you would...

    4-6 trades but never equities you think you would remember making that one equity trade.

    Bang to rights Scooter, you did buy Pearson on the 2 October, you then denied it 22nd Oct because it was...
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    As you’re asking.. On the day you now claim...

    As you’re asking..

    On the day you now claim you bought Pearson, its range was 546-559. Its price right now is 582, you made 6-8% max, congrats.

    If you had chosen Lloyds, you would have made...
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    Would have been nice to have bought some more...

    Would have been nice to have bought some more Square when it was 7% down. Watch it end up +% now today lol.

    The way the markets are swinging madly, might be a good thing that the trading...
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    :eyes Lloyds and Pearson are flying though,...

    :eyes

    Lloyds and Pearson are flying though, but he never did get price he wanted to trade.
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    HL are 10% up today, which will soon come...

    HL are 10% up today, which will soon come crashing down when people get wind their platform is down.
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    So anything that’s been hit by covid has risen...

    So anything that’s been hit by covid has risen dramatically, anything that has flown because of covid has dropped.

    I’m looking for opportunities to buy the stuff that’s dropped now, but trading...
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    Trading platforms are crashing. Everyone is...

    Trading platforms are crashing. Everyone is shifting into main stream shares, tech is doing badly presumably because of covid vaccine.

    All a bit dramatic.
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