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Share Price: 364.40Bid: 364.20Ask: 364.50Change: 4.40 (+1.22%)Riser - Royal Bank Scot
Spread: 0.30Spread as %: 0.08%Open: 362.80High: 366.70Low: 361.50Yesterday’s Close: 360.00


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Peter450
Posts: 276
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Price:362.10
Mailman
Today 12:39
Thanks for the info, its appreciated
 
mailman
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Price:362.50
Peter450
Today 12:35
Based on the past 2 years after a drop of 25 to 40 points .. And the after any further drop... Holding has achieved in most cases a profit in the end .. .. To me..... I just have to wait longer.. To get into my15p profit sell..

Not so much a trade going wrong as to getting the timing right... As the possibility of getting the timing correct is remote .. Buying too early on a drop and selling too early on a rise .. Will happen .. But not an issue if a profit is achieved .. Some profits will be bigger than others....

All this has been the case while RBS repeats itself, by going up and down in the current range bound price area..

To finish ... nothing is more certain than uncertainty.. .. And greed is your enemy .. Waiting for a bigger profit can loose the profit you may have on a quick drop.. .. The choice is always yours.. When to buy and sell..

ATB
Peter450
Posts: 276
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Price:362.70
Mailman
Today 10:01
Thanks for that, the only thing I'm not sure about is where to draw the line on a trade going wrong.

I think you and a few others bought on the 3.30 level after the dip, my question is what would you have done if the shares continued to fall ? Would you close out after 15 to 20 pts down or simply hold long term till it rose back up come what may ?
graftman
Posts: 2,464
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Price:360.00
dangling a carrot ?
Today 01:27
Oliver Holborn,"We are definitely seeing more interest from institutions about investing in RBS. If you speak to institutional investors they will tell you that (RBS Chief Executive) Ross McEwan has made very good progress this year in terms of trying to make RBS a simpler, better bank," Holborn told parliament's Treasury Select Committee on Tuesday.Reuters reported earlier this month that the chances of the government selling shares in RBS had risen this year and that it saw a first sale as being possible in the next two years.Shares in RBS are currently trading at 358.5 pence, well below the government's 502 pence a share buy-in price, leaving taxpayers sitting on a paper loss of nearly 13 billion pounds
mailman
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Price:360.00
Peter450
Today 00:04
After a 25 to 40 point drop it has recovered in the past .. To gain a profit of 10 to 15 point profit which is my usual guideline

I act on the SP movement not on any predictions... I act on my own theory of investing as some here already know...

So long as you buy lower and sell higher .. then profit made ... job done... then repeat... never regret on you could have done better ... that is life you will rarely get just right. .. be thankful that you made a profit.... greed can often blind your vision.... and create a reduction in a profit or worse a loss...

This share has been going up and down the past 2 years regardless of any current news... if this trend continues then the opportunities will continue to present themselves... to buy on dips and sell at a higher level...while it is range bound
Peter450
Posts: 276
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Price:360.00
Mailman
Tue 23:16
What if you buy and the price falls ?? Do you hold till it recovers ? at what point do you decide to take the loss ?
mailman
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Price:360.00
TheTraveller
Tue 20:14
Near enough ..29p....

To sell or not will be a day to day decision from now on... Up to near the results.. Will see how the markets perform along the way...365 - 370 would be a very good profit result.. For me..

We will see
NeepHead
Posts: 1,389
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Price:360.00
The Traveller
Tue 19:51
Well done, looking good. Surprised they took the order, usually the response is 'there are insufficient funds available to fulfil this order'. ATB
TheTraveller
Posts: 424
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Price:360.20
mailman
Tue 16:43
27.5 pence per here, you must be about the same.......
jings100
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Price:359.30
Checkricky
Tue 15:19
Still 2016 ....so not really any closer , lol.



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