As I had said I want to reduce the number of holdings that I have to make my portfolio more concentrated. When you hold too many stocks your time is spread across a lot of companies and you will find it harder to keep on top of things.… 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...
AIM is the London Stock Exchange’s international market for smaller growing companies. They are not only smaller but also higher risk! This Market is not as tightly regulated as the main market but if you are careful you can find some gems that give great gains e.g one that I still hold is Eckoh (ECK) currently at 157% profit…Read the rest...
This post is just bringing to your attention the fact that you can sometimes find a share which is almost predictable and will discuss how we can use the trend to make a profit over and over again! Trading with Trends…
The example on the right is Smiths Group
In their own words
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Smiths is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange (SMIN) and operates a sponsored level one ADR programme (SMGZY).