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...

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...