Hello again… This is just a few of my musings at the end of the month… as much for my benefit as yours. I can look back and see what I have been doing and it forces me to spot things that I might prefer to forget!… Read the rest...
In Summary my overall portfolio is up by 21% for 2019 🙂
Number of Trades
Buy Trades 44 – (24 Different companies bought the rest of the trades were topping up existing holdings)
Sell Trades 30 (25 Different companies sold)
I have been adding capital to my portfolio throughout the year so this means I am buying into some new stocks and adding to existing holdings that are doing well and averaging up.… Read the rest...
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
- Broker Commission
- Stamp Duty
I will attempt to explain them briefly below…
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??
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...
The Ticker code for a share is a few Letters and numbers that are used to identify the company on the Stock market
A few examples would be
Easyjet = EZJ
British Telecom = BT
Dominoes Pizza = DOM
Hangar Eight = HGR8
You will use these to add shares to your monitor in Advfn and to buy and Sell shares with your broker they are a bit like an abbreviation.… Read the rest...
Okay so you have gathered up some funds?
And done your research??
Good – now in order to buy a share you are going to need a Stockbroker. Here I hope to help you in the task of Picking a Stockbroker
For the purposes of this post I will only be discussing Execution Only stockbrokers.… Read the rest...