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UK != England. Just so everyone knows.
And Great Britain... what's that then?
Great Britain is the name of an island which England Scotland and Wales are on. When they were deciding on top level domain names the Northern Irish objected to .gb even though we have used GB on car licence plates for a hundred years. Saying Yoo-Kay 20 years ago sounded weird; it sounds normal now. Seeing GB on cars looks old-fashioned - perhaps we ought to change it.
It was rethorical, but didn't know about the domain thingy, thanks.
Yep, to say GB now sounds increasingly antiquated. The full name of the country is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (where Great Britain comprises of the three countries of England, Scotland and Wales which have been in royal and political union for centuries - Northern Ireland is considerd a province, not a country, and its status is of course disputed). Never say England when you mean the UK - you will offend a lot of Scots!
What I don't understand is why England, Scotland, Wales play separately the EURO (football), and go together to the Olympics, any reasonable explanation?
Northen Ireland also often has seperate sports teams and is often mistakenly referred to as 'Ulster" even though only 6 of the 9 counties of the ancient Irish province of Ulsster are under British control.
tradition? national pride? honestly I have no idea but I know it's one of the reasons why the UK doesn't enter for the football competition in the Olympics - the IOC will only allow international sovereign states to participate (in this case the UK not its constituents) and the "national" FAs refuse to co-operate to enter a combined UK team.
Yep - more votes within UEFA & FIFA with the nations separate.
And Israel got bombed this morning... all coming from Egypt.
Egypt VS Israel would make a very interesting scenario.
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what no nicknames today?
Corporates really interesting. Ready to erase yesterday's BAC -25
Let ma ask today:IG +2
So, what's IG?
Could it be
a North American-oriented CDS index which includes 125 investment-grade names?
Thanks in advance again.
IG is investment grade. Composition changes every new series.. currently were on CDX.NA.IG.16-V1 5Y
Link doesn't work for me. Thanks anyway!!
So whats the CDS of The Netherlands doing ?
Smoking weed i expect
At what % does the DAX get halted?
And still no end to the EUR/USD strength.
No original names for the CDS today Tyler?? Was getting used to it.
JacksonHolio to the rescue
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