Category: Investing Articles

Reddit Stocks – The Great Short-Squeeze Story

Much has been written about the recent Reddit stocks short squeeze saga, an ongoing event that raises many fundamental questions about market practices, hedge funds, and the power of the retail trader. Above all, however, the overriding spectacle of the episode centres on whether or not a group of self-proclaimed “r*tards” on Reddit can ‘reach…
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Gamestop share price (GME) doubled in price… Again?!

On the 24th of February 2021, the Gamestop share price had another flurry of investors piling in on an unconfirmed ‘short squeeze’. This is just weeks after Reddit’s wallstreetbets fuelled share gain; that saw the share price rise 2816% from a low of $17.15 to a high of $483 in a matter of 2 weeks.…
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Penny Stocks – What they are and how they can benefit you!

Penny stocks have been on trend again recently following the Gamestop drama, with many looking for the ‘next GME’. This has since caused a huge surge in memberships of penny stock-related subreddits, resulting in wider hype-trains forming around particular stocks (for better or for worse), with brokers experiencing a massive rise in demand and volume…
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Your guide to tax-free Spread Betting & Trading!

Following on from our post – ‘Is Spread Betting tax free? The reasons why.’ we bring you our list of Spread Betting perks and our favourite Spread Betting Platform. Many will warn you that Spread Betting is a dangerous way to trade, however, if you trade with money you can afford to lose and minimise…
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Market Timing and its Importance in Investing and Trading

This week we’re taking a look at a concept known as Market Timing, a crucial skill needed to maximise your gains when trading. Market Timing is essentially learning the behavioral traits and tricks of the market, which naturally (with enough dedication and commitment), you’d learn over time yourself. But to save you the trouble, we’ve…
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Is Spread Betting tax free? The reasons why.

Is Spread Betting tax free? In this article, we’ll be explaining everything you need to know about Spread Betting and why you should consider it as a trading practice! Following on from last week’s introductory article on swing trading (which can be found here in case you missed it!), today’s article centers on a rather…
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What is an ISA (Individual Savings Account)?

What is an Individual Savings Account (ISA)? – This guide aims to highlight the knowledge you need to start out in the world of saving. One of the best ways to save your money (usually) risk-free is to open what’s known as an ISA account. To do this, we’ll take you through step-by-step how they…
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Factors that make a Good Investment

Perhaps the most important aspect of achieving investment success is having an eye for a prime opportunity. Part of the reason around 70% of all CFD accounts lose money is because of inexperienced traders making investments without understanding the market trends and stock behaviors. There’s a lot more to a smart investment than just an…
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How to Swing Trade for maximum gains

In this post, we’re going to take you through one of the least risk-prone trading techniques; Swing Trading, which, if done correctly can be incredibly profitable and has a very high reward-to 4-risk ratio. What is Swing Trading? Swing trading is a type of trade, whereby, the trader keeps ahold of their stock for a…
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The Trading Mindset – Knowing the Rules to Success

The trading mindset comprises of fundamental qualities that must be developed in order to be consistently successful in the stock market. In this post we’re going to look at the behaviors we know help construct a successful trader; knowledge we’ve accrued from several years of day trading and long-term investing. So to start off –…
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