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Barclays Share Chat (BARC)



Share Price: 207.95Bid: 207.90Ask: 207.95Change: 0.00 (0.00%)No Movement on Barclays
Spread: 0.05Spread as %: 0.02%Open: 207.30High: 209.40Low: 205.90Yesterday’s Close: 207.95


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Crystal_Balls
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Sterling
Today 00:20
Is predicted to keep rising - can't see how this will be as good for BARC although apparently May is primarily seeking a longer negotiating period from the election win so the advantage of a softer Brexit may offset this! Hope Stayley survives to deliver a great report on Thursday.
 
boonie
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Barclays bossņs spy act i
Sun 17:16
Say what you like about Barclays’ American boss Jes Staley (please, knock yourself out) but don’t assume he’s a stereotypical Wall Streeter with an underdeveloped sense of irony.

Staley has, of course, landed himself in the soup over his attempts to unmask an internal whistleblower, who was supposedly saying mean things about a close pal and colleague. That resulted in an official warning for Staley earlier this month – but a more charitable interpretation might be that the bungling spymaster act was merely a satirical homage to the old Barclaycard ads featuring Rowan Atkinson’s incompetent MI7 spook, Latham.

You remember the sort of thing: an earnest Latham tries to show off his espionage skills, only to accidentally shoot himself in the scrotum with a tranquilliser pen. Or the one where our hero tries to buy a ****et by haggling with a trader in local dialect: “You sound fluent, sir.” “We are both fluent, Bough; sadly in different languages”.

So, by that reading, Staley’s efforts were not the shameful trampling over whistleblower protocols they originally appeared to be. Instead, they were a cruelly misunderstood and affectionate comic tribute to a vintage period of the bank’s advertising. Please remember that when he faces the City for the first time since being publicly disgraced, at Barclays’s quarterly results this week.
hobione
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Long term
Sun 06:47
For all of us long term in this share and buying through sharepurcahse this fall is a boon. Able to buy more shares for the same money each month and you know what at approx. 30% discount to the market each month it makes these shares even sweeter!
hikeaholick
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thank you
Fri 20:39
Thanks to everyone that has donated I have raised nearly £600 mostly from people on here which has been so incredible I really didn't think that I would raise more than £100 am giving this one last push..am running the London marathon on Sunday for the animal hope and wellness foundation that saves dogs from being tortured, burnt alive, boiled alive in the Asian dog meat trade please donate at. Neil beedie just giving Thank you all so much :)
ChazC
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Price:208.35
RE: sub 2
Fri 15:21
Bold prediction Jack, i'll keep an eye on this prediction. i can't see it going this low personally given the book value and broker predictions for this share... GLA
Dinoken
Posts: 193
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Price:208.50
RE: Crystal
Fri 12:42
Can anyone explain why Staley is being investigated by Financial Authorities ? The fact that he tried to find out who leaked a memo about the appointment of his mate does not cross the line. In order for him to commit a sin, the whistleblower would need to have leaked info about a breach of financial practice that could be prosecuted by the authorities concerned, and the memo concerned does not do this. Whats really the problem here ?
Crystal_Balls
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RE: Crystal
Fri 12:17
This is also down of course because Staley is still under investigation for his witch hunt of a whistleblower and the City don't like the idea of him having to stand down.
jackbowers16
Posts: 196
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Price:208.35
sub 2
Fri 12:10
This is certainly heading to. 1.85 in the near term
Crystal_Balls
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RE: Crystal
Fri 11:40
Sterling dropping nicely at the moment - would be wary of a Friday sell off however as too much uncertainty around in geo-political at present IMO.
Crystal_Balls
Posts: 123
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Price:207.75
RE: Crystal
Fri 11:22
I'm presuming its because BARC has a large income from USD and the swing in the currency was quite large - BARC seems to always overreact to these things.




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