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Mon, 18 January 2021

How to pick stocks

There are thousands of stocks and shares to invest and trade across. But how can you pick the best stocks to invest in for your investment or trading strategies? It can be difficult to get started so you might find this step by step guide on selecting shares useful. 

Fri, 15 January 2021

Explaining cryptocurrencies: What is Polkadot?

Polkadot (DOT) is one of the fastest-growing cryptocurrencies in the world. By market capitalisation, DOT has already become the 6th largest crypto in the world, with market cap totalling $7bn. That puts it ahead of established cryptos like EOS, Bitcoin Cash, and Cardano.

Thu, 14 January 2021

Explaining cryptocurrencies: What is Dash?

Dash is the most well-known of the group of cryptocurrencies known as “privacy coins”. As their name suggests, these are cryptos that place a higher degree of importance of users’ anonymity and privacy when making transactions. 

Thu, 14 January 2021

Explaining cryptocurrencies: What is Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin Cash is a newer, more user-friendly version of Bitcoin. It has been available since 2017 and is the third most valuable cryptocurrency worldwide in terms of market capitalisation.  

Wed, 13 January 2021

Explaining cryptocurrencies: What is Gas?

If you’re investing or trading cryptocurrencies you are probably familiar with Ethereum and its associated crypto ether (ETH).  But what about gas? It’s a key concept necessary in understanding how the Ethereum platform works and how the ether currency is used. 

Wed, 13 January 2021

Explaining cryptocurrencies: What is Litecoin?

Litecoin is, in terms of market capitalisation, the third-largest cryptocurrency in the world, behind only Bitcoin and XRP.  Like its rivals, it is a digital currency, mined and generated using blockchain technology, that can be used to facilitate online payments.

Tue, 12 January 2021

Explaining cryptocurrencies: What is Ethereum?

If you are looking into cryptocurrency trading and investing, you may have come across Ethereum. Ethereum is different from its competitors, like Bitcoin or Ripple, in the way it operates.

Mon, 11 January 2021

Explaining cryptocurrencies: What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. Since its inception in 2009, it has taken huge strides in both popularity and price.

Tue, 5 January 2021

Incorporating ETFs into you Investment Strategy

Adding ETFs to your existing investment strategy can help diversify your portfolio and give you access to markets you may not have considered before. Here’s a look at what ETFs are and how to use them. 

Wed, 23 December 2020

How to trade & invest in cannabis stocks

The cannabis industry is fertile ground for investors, being relatively new. Legal medical and recreational consumption is gaining support globally. As such, cannabis stocks can create exciting opportunities for adventurous investors. Here’s how. 

Mon, 21 December 2020

How to Buy, Sell & Trade Stocks

Buying, selling and trading stocks is one of the most popular way to trade in the world. If you’re a novice, however, it can be quite intimidating. Here’s a quick guide on what you should know before you take your first share trading steps. 

Mon, 21 December 2020

A Complete Guide to Day Trading for Beginners

Day trading is one of the most popular ways to trade in the UK. If you’re unsure what it is, or how to get started, here’s what you need to know. 

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