What is a Ticker Code?

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...

Sold Utilitywise – UTW

Its with a heavy heart that I sell Utilitywise ticker code UTW

I bought them on the 18/12/14 at 244p hoping that this was the bottom of one of its regular up and down swings between 245p and 295p but this time it has broken that trend to push lower so when I spotted it today at 225p I knew for sure that the bears had arrived and it was time to get out…

Have a look at the graph below to see what I mean

2 year graph of Utilitywise

You can see from July to now it traded between 245 and 305.  … Read the rest...

Flow Group Plc – Go with the FLOW!

One of my recent buys Flow Group is a small AIM listed Boiler company.

They are not just ordinary boilers though! Have a look at their website www.flowenergy.uk.com

They generate electricity when they are running so they pay for themselves!

Well what is new – they have announced their Official launch date!… Read the rest...

Interest Rates set to rise how will that affect my investments?

As per article here BoE’s Carney expects gradual rise in interest rates up to 2.5% over next three years

The governor defended the decision to change the forward guidance, saying that the UK economy experienced a much quicker improvement then the rest of the developed world.

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The Trend is your friend! -Trading with Trends

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…

Example 1

The example on the right is Smiths Group

Trend Trading

In their own words

Smiths is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange (SMIN) and operates a sponsored level one ADR programme (SMGZY).

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Investing in current affairs – Floods!

With tides peaking and rivers bursting their banks and generally a lot of extreme weather in the UK at the moment this article considers if there are any winners in this situation?

Investing in Current Affairs? It is always worth considering the affect of the latest hot topic on your investments – current affairs can cost or alternatively make you a lot of money!… Read the rest...