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Opinion | 6 Dec 2013
Black Friday is the Friday that comes after Thanksgiving Day in the US. It is named Black Friday because of the long-standing myth that most US retailers never hit profit before this point in the calendar.
Feature | 22 Oct 2013
Ever since the UK government announced that it wanted to sell a minimum 52% stake in Royal Mail and a further 10% to its staff, interest in the Royal Mail IPO has been high.
Guides | 26 Feb 2013
What are stop-losses and how can they prevent you losing money when share dealing? What Investment explains.
Guides | 19 Nov 2012
Everyone thinks they know the golden rules of CFD trading, but still most novice traders make so many mistakes that only a few go on to make a success of their trading careers.
Magazine | 1 Jul 2012
Take a more mathematical approach to markets with the help of this article explaining share valuation metrics: from price-to-earnings ratios to dividend cover.
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Magazine | 1 Apr 2012
We consider what the different share trading platforms offer in terms of value for money and ease of use.
Opinion | 22 Aug 2011
Online marketing consultant and SIPP investor Matthew Peskett takes a look at the relationship between Twitter and the global stock markets in this guest blog.
Opinion | 26 Jul 2011
With many investors looking for ways to use market volatility to their advantage, Geoff Ho asks why the commodities and banking sectors have become so popular...
Magazine | 26 Jun 2011
As the UK spreadbetting industry begins to mature, Jenny Lowe asks what novice traders have learnt during turbulent markets...
Feature | 9 Jun 2009
Jenny Lowe shows how a range of derivative-based instruments can improve your trading strategies
Feature | 10 Nov 2008
Harvey Jones investigates the risks and rewards of using contracts for difference (CFDs).
Opinion | 30 Sep 2008
Betsy Walters, global director of dbFX sales at Deutsche Bank, takes a closer look at how the recent volatility has affected foreign currency trading.
Opinion | 13 Sep 2008
I have a small portfolio of investment trusts, which I trade fairly actively. I do use some charting to help stock purchase timing, but I’m having trouble determining a satisfactory ‘stop-loss’ strategy. I have set ‘trailing stop-losses’ but seem to either sell too early as a result of a small perturbation or sell at, or very close to, the bottom of a larger correction. Is there any technique I should be using? Any suggestions would be very much appreciated.
Feature | 20 Aug 2008
Keiron Root shows you how to track down your local private client broker
Feature | 5 Jun 2008
Keiron Root discovers why contracts for difference (CFDs) are becoming a popular mechanism for active investors.
Feature | 15 May 2008
Mark Shipman argues the case for momentum investing.