Bought – Utilitywise UTW

What? Again? I hear you I hear you but thought they were a bit oversold this morning when their results came out saying in line with expectations so I got in at around £2 – I will add it to my trade table shortly

By the end of the day I see that one of the Directors has bought too so good that I am not the only one thinking this is a good entry price!… Read the rest...

Share Dealing Costs – What charges do I have to pay?

When you buy a share in your chosen company there are a few Share dealing costs that you would need to be aware of…

Namely the 3 dealing costs below

  1. Broker Commission
  2. Stamp Duty
  3. Spread

I will attempt to explain them briefly below…

Broker Commission

As I explained in my earlier post – Picking a Stockbroker  you will be charged a commission any time you buy or sell any even if you only buy 1 share!… Read the rest...

Bought – Hikma Pharmaceuticals (HIK)

Just bought Hikma Pharmaceuticals!

Ticker code is HIK

Hikma is a multinational drugs company they supply develop and manufacture both branded and unbranded drugs worldwide they started life in Jordan.

From what I have read they still have growth potential to come and here is a thing that shows promise also, have a look at the following website…

http://www.stockchallenge.co.uk/ftse.php

This shows all the companies ranked in order of their market cap – from this you can see that HIK is about to be moved up into the FTSE 100 this usually means that more funds etc buy in so should add support to the price (Hikma is above the automatic entry to FTSE 100 point at the time of writing) maybe by the time you are reading this it will be long established in the FTSE 100!… Read the rest...

Stock Market opening hours UK and US

Find out here what time the stock market opens at in both the UK and the USA – What else should you be aware off in terms of the timetable of Daily events as a Trader??

OPENING BELL!

Stock Market opening hours UK

The London Stock Exchange UK opens at 8am and closes at 4:30pm

Note: it is closed completely on UK Public and Bank Holidays

RNS News is released before the Market opens at 7am so you can see your company news and reports and you have a bit of time to plan any required action that you may want to take as a result.… Read the rest...

Bought BTG Plc – BTG

Well finally I have gave in and bought BTG! I first researched it on the 13/11/14 according to the notes I took at the time it was trading then at 779p!

Well I bought today at 810.  It has been as high as 834 since I first had a look, I was hoping for a cheaper entry price but it looks that that isn’t going to happen for now…

Have a look at their website here http://www.btgplc.com/

btg pic

They are a specialist Healthcare company and from what I have read they specialise in Vein Treatments – so Varicose Veins, Spider Veins and clots etc They research and develop new treatments.… Read the rest...