October 18th, 2010
According to a recent study, Twitter might be able to predict the movement of the Dow Jones with astounding accuracy.
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March 25th, 2008
With just 11 days left until the end of this tax year (Saturday 5th April 2008), have you used your Individual Savings Account allowance for this year?
From my experience, there will be people reading this who have no idea what an ISA is, there will be those who know what …
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February 4th, 2008
If you’re into trading stocks and shares, or simply love following the ups and downs (and downs) of the stockmarket, then you’ll be interested in Google’s recently launched financial portal for the UK.
Google Finance gives you near-realtime data …
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January 13th, 2008
I’ve quite enjoyed talking about stock market investing over the last couple of days, and although it’s probably not something I’ll get involved in myself for a while (I’ve got some more pressing financial goals to achieve before worrying about buying more shares), I’ll try to …
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January 12th, 2008
Yesterday’s foray into stocks & shares mentioned that I had little experience in share dealing – I have done a few trades in the past, but two trades I did make taught me a useful lesson in stock market investing.
Just under 6 years ago, I …
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January 11th, 2008
I don’t generally talk about or even spend much time thinking about buying and selling individual shares for a couple of reasons.
Firstly, because I believe you should get the rest of your finances (debt, savings) in order before worrying about individual equities – and even then, there are less …
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November 24th, 2006
ED BALLS, economic secretary to the Treasury, yesterday announced the government will allow investors to move savings currently held in cash individual savings accounts (ISAs) into the stocks and shares component without penalty.
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October 11th, 2006
Jamie Oliver’s recipe advice has had a sensational impact on Sainsbury’s sales, boosting sales of featured items by up to tenfold
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September 19th, 2006
I know three things about Kazakhstan: it’s a vast country, Borat is not actually from there, and a lot of money has been made by early investors in Kazakhmys (LSE: KAZ), the country’s copper miner.
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September 19th, 2006
Twenty years ago the cutting edge of grocery was the bin shop, where cocoa, cornflakes and custard powder were arrayed in laundry basket size tubs. I loved shovelling soup powder and soap powder into plastic bags (separate ones), imagining how much money I was saving with every scoop.
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