Cheers Jings Your comments are much appreciated. Things did not go quite to plan in the pub and I ended up with pie of the day! Big match coming up this weekend with the Manchester Derby. My nerves won't stand me watching it live. I have to record it and look at the result before watching the recording.There is an interesting week ahead with bank shares. Will they forge ahead or drop back. it is very much a roller coaster. My mrs was all for selling yesterday when Barclays dropped back to £2.17 whilst we were still just in profit She now thinks we may have got out too early !! Talk about hedging your bets.Anyway hope to pop in here now and again and give my two penneth but in the meantime all the best to the regular posters to the site
Thanks JJSS Spread betting is not something I have ever considered doing. It sounds as though it it something you need to be very hands on at. My theory is never buy in a rising market and be prepared to wait and of course don't get greedy. The first two I tend to stick with but I must admit greed has been my downfall on more than one occasion
HAlFMIST, thank you for the info. I see, you mean business! I am playing wiht a fifth of this size and missed on taking some huge profit a while back, when I was not satisfied with soem 40% profit on paper (It's called stupid greed , backed by false expectations) . Since then, I've turned to spread betting. All the best to you!
Hi JSSS. My stake including stamp duty was £454,998.32 which bought me 213030 shares at a dealt price of 2.12515.. The reason for the odd shareholding is I asked my broker to get me as many shares as they could for £455k and they cannot tell you how many that sum buys until the deal is done. The £455k was basically the sales proceeds from my last venture in to RBS in July 14 - £10 k which for some strange reason I wanted to hold back just in case the deal went Harry Karry My sale proceeds for the holding of Barclays was £509038.28 giving me an overall profit of £54039.96. The £39.06 should get me the drinks not too sure about the meal though. It depends on whether we settle for the excellent fish +chips they sell down at my local on a Friday night.
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