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by Lowbankclaret
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 55
Views: 1907

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

UnderSeige wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:19 am
I think that's the $64,000 question Lowbank. If only we knew the answer.
For me it’s the £750,000 question.

Do I do gold, gov bonds etc or think the market will go up or down.

I think it’s a second wave and down so will be doing a safe haven for 12 months.
by Lowbankclaret
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 55
Views: 1907

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

I couldn’t think of a worse possible time to invest. No in a time of volatility it’s the time to invest, this is the time of opportunity. Tesla up 50% in two weeks. Amazon up as well. BG American up over 50% in 6 months. Where there is volatility there’s money to be made. It’s just if your brave en...
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 55
Views: 1907

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

Go on then I’ll put my offering in. The company is called AMUR MINERALS! It trades on The AIM. They are a company that has been drilling for minerals (nickel etc) in the far wastelands of Eastern Russia quite close to the China border. This has been going on for about 10 years. The shares are curre...
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 55
Views: 1907

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

mealdeal wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:43 pm
'....Considerably cheaper for the funds I'm likely to hold'
I wish you good luck with your investments.

What’s your view on a second wave and second dip in the markets?
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 black managers out of 91
Replies: 97
Views: 2187

Re: 5 black managers out of 91

You should be embarrassed by that view. Well in the eyes of some at least. FWIW you are spot in (IMO). 99% of us dont actually care what race, religion, colour someone is. We just want the best people for the jobs. What I have witnessed where I worked is positive diversity . In its drive for divers...
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 55
Views: 1907

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

Seems to me but I know nothing really about economics that we will move into much higher inflation than we have had for sometime as the only real solution to our massive debt burden is to inflate our way out of it. Interest rates will shoot up and we are going to spend years with lower living stand...
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 55
Views: 1907

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

Either today or tomorrow I’ll be selling my entire SIPP. It’s back to where it was just prior to the March falls, so I’m bailing for a good period. Don’t take that as advice, my ulterior motive is to cash in my HL account with a view to reinvesting entirely with Vanguard which is considerably cheap...
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is a 4-day working week inevitable?
Replies: 26
Views: 1308

Re: Is a 4-day working week inevitable?

I know Rolls Royce are looking at a 4 day week with a 20% cut in salary to save some jobs.
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 55
Views: 1907

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

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by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 55
Views: 1907

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

I have been doing a lot of research recently due to getting my pension transfer value through and looking where best to invest. Buying company shares very volatile at the moment as you know, you can make big gains or losses in the current market. It all depends on your strategy and end game for your...
by Lowbankclaret
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

:roll: The natural conclusion is that you're not much interested in anything except arguing for arguing's sake. Otherwise by now you would have noticed that I am consistently referring to FLUANDPNEUMONIA, that's FLU AND PNEUMONIA, the two illnesses which are aggregated for stats purposes. FLU AND P...
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wigan
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: Wigan

A couple of questions : What BLM fiasco is that? Where did you read about sky sports cancellations soaring? BLM is a political movement, now it’s putting its views out there about Israel and defunding the police. The PL is starting to distance itself from it. Many people feel the reaction to the WL...
by Lowbankclaret
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell
Replies: 65
Views: 3573

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell

Lots of powerful people around, she will not last till the end of the month.
by Lowbankclaret
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong protests
Replies: 83
Views: 2538

Re: Hong Kong protests

China is going to start attacking and annexing countries near to it, just as Russia did with Crimea.
They don’t give a **** what we think or what we do.
by Lowbankclaret
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wigan
Replies: 124
Views: 6787

Re: Wigan

Unfortunately Wigan are the first of many. Covid 19 has removed a lot of revenue from clubs. The BLM fiasco has meant loads of people cancelling Sky subscriptions, I read up to 2000 a week are cancelling. As many foreign owners realise their club has become a bottomless money pit due to players havi...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

Whilst discussion is being stifled I'm moving away from this particular line as it as nothing to do with Covid-19, regarding the drunken driver I wasn't sure hence asking the question, somethings add up he says whilst other things don't make sense, Ben the apprentice I know is very similar. It wasn...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

Grumps wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:46 pm
Couldn't quite see the point in the weird suggestion lowbank was some sort of drunken driver, just because he doesn't see things your way
Well it was not me!
But Covid is going to impact this area massively as we have a lot of manufacturing companies that do work for aerospace.
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

Airbus set to axe 10k jobs. Aerospace industry in on its knees at moment. Restructuring means getting rid of workers due to either moving work or work not being there. No point going further on about it at all as you sound like a big Rolls guy and anyone else are just a little shop floor numbers, o...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

You seem to look at bigger picture of Rolls and not local, which might be good for you if you want to go work abroad for less money. Some people want to stay in UK and look after UK jobs, some people wouldnt go abroad for Rolls to send work out and lose uk jobs because its cheaper. T700 makes money...
by Lowbankclaret
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

interesting, the company I worked for moved some engineering centers to India/Philippines and Poland decades ago, we sent top engineers to each to set up and a team in each office from Europe, each year the western expats were reduced, now less than a handful in each location, the office VP & BD VP...
by Lowbankclaret
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

Singapore wasn't allowed to do military blades at 1st but now they got licence to. Rolls will still be in barlick but will be skeleton crew. Look at Airbus, they are getting rid of alot of workers. Airbus is Rolls main engine buyer. Airbus asked Rolls for an engine for new plane they making (airbus...
by Lowbankclaret
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

Trent 700 no longer made, they do the odd and I mean odd 700 blade for spares. T900 dead, they make none of them. Trent 1000 Singapore made (they do odd few again odd few) xwb 97k and mk2 blades plus military are what they make most of at Barlick. They are made for the A380 and that has gone. Why a...
by Lowbankclaret
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

:It was going down before all this virus. But now the big money maker for Rolls A380, and A350 are being retired. Rolls have no new engine in line at moment either. Airbus asked Rolls for a engine for there new plane and Rolls said no (very strange) But Rolls are getting alot of military work so wo...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

Exactly, euravia & other do the servicing, the maintenance packages are sourced elsewhere, whichever way you look at it, the planes & everything else which entails the demand isn't there & will be substantially reduced for the foreseeable future. There's over 200 to go from barnoldswick from a work...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

Just come up as it’s now 2.88 in Germany. Pants
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:57 pm
Germany R number up to 1.79.
Holy ****!
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

In that particular case even though the virus plays a massive part, you actually get paid whilst the planes are airborne on maintenance packages, some of that work I think will be outsourced to Singapore. Barnoldswick don’t do maintenance so it’s not quite as you say. Barlick manufacture new parts....
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

Sorry to hear about job Lowbank. Agree its going to be a tough time for most people. With your foresight you have been a leading light on this thread. The company have forced my hand. As I have just said they are screw the workers over. I forgot to put, the redundancy package will also halve. I did...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

Sorry to hear about your job Lowbank, hopefully things will pick up soon and jobs will come back. Thankyou, I am going to retire, it’s 3-4 years before I intended and will not be the retirement I intended but the Company has made it crystal clear. Your working hours per week are going to go up, you...
by Lowbankclaret
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour's Election post-mortum .....
Replies: 87
Views: 2163

Re: Labour's Election post-mortum .....

I'm a life-long (well since I grew up) Labour voter. I've been a trade union member,still am a Labour party member. I firmly believe that the values under which the Labour Party was originally formed have minimal appeal in our modern society. Can't see Labour increasing their vote except by doing s...
by Lowbankclaret
Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Coronavirus

Lowbank put this on in early February, how many lives would have been saved, how many people wouldn't now be living with chronic lung conditions, how many less mourners would there have been, how many less children pining for a mum,dad or grandparent, how many less burnt out NHS staff would there b...
by Lowbankclaret
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa v Blades
Replies: 233
Views: 5611

Re: Villa v Blades

I turned it off, I was worried it would be crap, and it was.

Just maybe they tried to add some excitement by making a balls of it all.
by Lowbankclaret
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa v Blades
Replies: 233
Views: 5611

Re: Villa v Blades

I have tried it with the false crowd noise and found that crap.
Watched it without crowd noise and its like a friendly with no tempo.

I just don’t like it at all.
by Lowbankclaret
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

It's the second Spike that we need to avoid in order to save the economy from catastrophe. It's bad enough now. I'm not sure just how much government will be able to help if we go into a second lockdown that trails into the winter months. It would have better to come out of lockdown more slowly - p...
by Lowbankclaret
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

by Lowbankclaret
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

in all fairness Paul came in to the discussion quite late, long after Lowbank being "attacked" and as such I know Zlatan posted: "anywhere between 400 and 13000 deaths - which equates to between 0.01% and 2.6%" before Paul entered this thread, which is going to turn out to be pretty accurate even t...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

For me it was the fact it was recorded, the cop to me seemed to carry on in defiance of the camera on him, like he had the right to do what he did.
Wrong that was murder in anyone’s book, wrong on every level.
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

ksrclaret wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:00 pm
Not my intention to bully you off, apologies that it came across that way. Just appreciate that your view is just that, a view.
Yes but you need to be careful , your post came very much across as I am not allowed to have a view if it’s not the same as yours.
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

Rightly or wrongly I took it to be aimed at me, which make your comments 100% correct Though I did ask the other week, when I was being called nasty things, is it possible to bully an anonymous person, I doubt it, but who knows? We have locked horns before, but don’t think either of us have bullied...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

I just don't think it's helpful to post opinions as facts. I don't particularly want to read them but I appreciate others might, so just adding a simple "in my opinion" might be helpful. Posts such as "we will have a second wave" is what I'm pulling him on. That's just an opinion, or a guess. In fa...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

bfcmik wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:17 pm
A second wave similar to where - no real evidence anywhere across the planet for a 2nd wave of any significance. People saying there will be one isn't hard evidence
Take a look at Iran.
And now 12 states of the USA.

You can live with your eyes shut or open up to reality and react to it.
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

Zlatan wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:55 pm
Own up, who put 50p in the dickhead again...?
It’s become a common practice on this board, bully anyone of a thread who have a different view. It’s a real shame bullies drive people of threads but it appears that’s the new norm for the UK.
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

He missed the bit out where he predicted 250,000.00 deaths in UK, and and a strict 7 month lockdown... Even a clocks right twice a day. The modelling showed up to 500,000 deaths with no lock down. The gov said a good outcome would be 20,000 deaths with a lockdown. I said with lockdown light we woul...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

That same scientist, in the same statement, also said that lockdown would have been impossible to sell to the majority of the country at any point earlier than it was announced. Democratic governments can only rule with the consent of the people. That is why there are so many unenforced laws on our...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

You must be having a laugh there. Show me where it's been confirmed there won't be any crowds at football until March 2021? And are you really claiming to have predicted the killing of George Floyd in the USA that would lead to protests and lawlessness? Just stop. Please, just stop. Anyone could ha...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

Iam saying its shite that Paul's wife says Boris should have listened to him and you If they'd have locked down in January, and shut all borders we might not have had any deaths... . . Hindsight eh? Yes hindsight is great, but some of us were saying this before this all happened. Now I am telling y...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

Hey Boris, you should have listened to lowbank, and Paul's wife on a burnley football forum, and none of this would have happened What a load of utter shite.... An ex gov advisor stated if lockdown would have been done a week earlier, half the deaths would not have happened. But all along you have ...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

No that's incorrect. The flu is not a "corona type virus", whatever that means. Flu is caused by the influenza virus and Covid-19 is caused by a coronavirus. Look around the world right now and there are reasons for optimism. Countries that opened up over a month ago continue to see their death rat...
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

Spijed wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:46 pm
People can't distance on the tube in London yet there doesn't seem to be any spikes in that area.
Yet, let’s see how the next two weeks go.
One positive is making face coverings compulsory.
Temperature checks and hand sanitizer needs to be compulsory next.
by Lowbankclaret
Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13187
Views: 262605

Re: Covid-19

You feed off negativity and have done since this began. There are plenty of reasons for optimism if you look around the world right now, but you choose not to see those and focus only the bad. Good luck to you but it's nonsense. "I don't think a vaccine will work". Jesus wept. So tell me, how succe...