Monthly Archives: September 2008

Lloyds-HBOS new company name

I had an interesting meeting with LloydsTSB today – I am starting work on an IT project for them and I was asking them about the merger with Halifax and how various combinations of LloydsTSB and HBOS domain names have … Continue reading

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The roof’s on!

I got home tonight to find my builder has finished putting the pitched roof on the front of my house. He’s done a cracking job, I’m very pleased with the finished result.

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Trying not to lose my shirt!

Anyone that bothers to read this will know that I occasionally post thoughts and musings about my various investments, the biggest of which is my pension. When I transferred it back in May from Barclays to Scottish Equitable, it was … Continue reading

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£600 for 2 days sat on my arse!

So after the massive bounce on Wall St. last night, the FTSE predictably also bounced and HBOS jumped up to 240p at one point. I missed the peak but managed to sell at 230p, so that bagged me a £600 … Continue reading

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Lloyds and HBOS cybersquatting

Hahaha, this is what a nerd I am, I noticed that various combinations of Lloyds and HBOS Internet domain names have already been registered by various enterprising individuals. The guy at http://www.lloydsbos.co.uk has dedicated the site to his new "fish" … Continue reading

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The roof’s off!

I’m finally getting the flat roof replaced on the front of my house, it started to leak over the garage whenever it rained heavily and has not had anything done since the house was built in the 70’s so it … Continue reading

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HBOS & Lloyds – done deal

So Robert Peston has just been on the 10 O’Clock news saying that LTSB have agreed to pay 232p per HBOS share. That’s a little less than he thought earlier today, and is also less than the 275p rights issue … Continue reading

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