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...
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).