December 8th, 2011
Investment product provider Skandia has launched an online “Fantasy Fund Football” game with a total prize fund of £25,000.
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April 28th, 2011
Mashable has posted an interesting article on how Wall Street is looking to use data from social media to predict markets and ultimately influence trading decisions.
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December 17th, 2010
A recent research report has concluded that by analysing Twitter, it could predict the closing price of the Dow Jones index with pretty impressive accuracy. Now this research is going to be put to the test will real money.
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December 14th, 2010
FiveCentNickel in the US recently took a look at how to track your portfolio in Google Docs, so I thought I’d have a look and see if it worked for UK shares and funds.
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June 14th, 2010
Fidelity International have become the first investment fund provider to launch an iPhone app, which is dedicated to bringing you the latest fund information and news.
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March 29th, 2010
A new stock exchange might give you the chance to make (or equally, of course, lose) money betting on the performance of the latest Hollywood blockbuster.
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October 20th, 2009
Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) should be an integral part of your savings strategy, but there tends to be quite a bit of confusion about what they are and their benefits. LoveMoney gives the truth about 10 ISA myths.
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October 5th, 2009
Tomorrow (6th October) sees an increase in the ISA allowance for anyone who will be 50 or over by 5th April 2010 (the end of the current tax year).
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July 10th, 2009
Strolling round our local shopping centre, as I do of a lunchtime, I stumbled across a new stand which differs from the normal ornament and cheap sunglasses stands which we’re normally treated to – and what surprised me was that this one is offering people the chance to buy and …
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June 24th, 2009
This week has seen the launch of Vanguard, a US fund manager, into the U.K. market, with the hope that it could lead to lower charges on investment funds. But there’s a problem…
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