Bullbearings is the stock market game where you can practice your trading techniques using fantasy shares without the risk of losing real money. Register free and receive £100,000 of virtual cash. Experience realistic trading first-hand with the UK's leading virtual stock exchange platform.
Learn how the Stock Market works. We have a wide selection of trading videos, guides to the basics of the markets, lectures on trading techniques and market reports.
Read our free, invaluable trading guides with clear and concise explanations on the basics of financial trading
Yes, it's FREE
Market buzz - 5 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - HSBC and Wood Group sent their respective sectors lower on Tuesday, weighing on the entire Footsie.
Company news - 11 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Green REIT announced its results for the six months to 31 December on Tuesday, with a 4.2% increase in EPRA net asset value to 158.2 euro cents per share before payment of the FY 2016 dividend in November, or a 1.1% net increase to 153.5 cents per share post dividend.
Broker tips - 11 hours ago
(ShareCast News) - Smith WH: Investec upgrades to Buy with a target price of 1900p.
Morning traders' note - 10 hours ago
The morning note is a daily global markets overview for Tuesday February 21st 2017 from the analyst team at Accendo Markets, providing a bullet-point snapshot of what can be expected in financial markets today and overnight activity. The information is straight from the traders’ desks, with news and insights on equities markets, commodities, and forex.
Visit our Student Centre to compete in our inter-uni fantasy share leagues.
We provide whitelabel versions of our technology. Contact us to find out more.
They say “breaking up is hard to do” but in financial market break-ups spinoffs can be very profitable and give companies a new lease of life.
A spinoff is the creation of an independent company or in some cases more than one company through the sale or distribution of new shares of an existing listed company to shareholders holding the parent company at a certain date.
Three years ago I came up with the concept for a investment-focused podcast for the ShareTalk website I work on, called Conkers' Corner after my Twitter handle of @conkers3, and five months ago the first recording was made. Below are some of the lessons I have learned or have been reinforced during these years.
The concept of Conkers' Corner is very simple yet extremely educational and beneficial for all: the participants in the podcasts and interviews since I started in May 2016 have included shrewd investors/traders, ISA millionaires, high net worth individuals, business leaders, CEOs, highly respected fund managers and investment writers.
There’s a great debate in the financial industry about which type of analysis produces the best results for traders - is it better to be a technical trader or to rely on the fundamentals?
Is there a common ground between the two? We’ve all heard the phrase All roads lead to Rome. In this article we’ll explore whether this applies to the financial markets.
Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at the Share Centre, picks three top shares among the most popular purchases by equities clients in the last seven days.