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Understanding the importance of stop-loss orders

Sometimes it’s the simple things that make all the difference to trading performance – and one of the simplest is using stop-loss orders.

James Hester
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Trends: nuts and bolts

Discover the basics of trend trading, as well as types of trends and timeframes. Learn how to determine a trend using technical analysis indicators such as SMA and EMA. News
Shorting an asset

Signals used to short an asset

What are the most common signals in today’s markets that an asset could be shorted? How important is the market’s main gauge of volatility, the VIX, and is its influence growing or shrinking?

Graham Buck

How to invest using fundamental analysis

Fundamental analysis works on the basis that the market does not always price things properly, be that shares, bonds or commodities

Claire Veares

From Coffee Houses to Crypto Bubbles

The history of stock market investing is an intriguing as it is murky. While some things have changed almost beyond recognition; other elements of investing are the same – notably flagrant disregard for regulation (in some quarters at least).

David Burrows

Corrections and bear markets why, when and how?

Over time, equity markets tend to move higher. It's the nature of investment, that the more cash that needs a home, the higher asset prices go. But interruptions in this process are not uncommon: although mostly unwelcome, many are healthy and necessary functions of financial markets

Neil Dennis
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This professor says Twitter can help you trade smarter

Can tweets help you trade smarter? Ting Li, professor of Digital Business, from RSM Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, reckons social media can.

Adrian Holliday

A-Z of trading slang expressions and investment terms

A ADR American depository receipts.

Claire Veares
Stockmarket risk

How to create a trading plan and manage risk

Whatever your long-term investment aims, it’s essential to have a trading plan to help you stick to the straight and narrow.

Richard Reed

All in good time. When the best time to sell short?

Explore the mechanics of short selling with Learn what short selling is and find examples of profitable and losing trades. Discover the best time to go short. News

Best retirement investment options

Whilst we might imagine our retirement to involve frequent cruise trips to the Caribbean or golf breaks in Marbella, the stark reality is that too often shoddy retirement planning means scrimping in our twilight years.

David Burrows
The Anatomy of Short Selling

The anatomy of short selling: how to make profits

Short selling means selling an asset at a higher price and then buying it back at a lower price. The strategy is primarily used for both speculation and hedging. Speculators seek ways to capitalise on decline, hedgers try to protect their portfolio and mitigate losses. News
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Five positive trading habits

Successful trading requires good planning strategies and a disciplined mind-set to build a consistent track record. It also means recognising when emotion is playing a role in decision-making.

Alison Bloomer

10 trading tips to leverage the mobile app

Here are 10 tips to help you explore and make the most of trading from your mobile device. News

Understanding short trade

Short selling is a means of trading when you think the price of an asset is going to fall.

Claire Veares

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