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 - 14 hours ago
Rather politely, there is a dearth of major macroeconomic news and planned company announcements due on Friday, as Scotland's independence referendum result is delivered.
Company news - 8 hours ago
Chinese electronic commerce giant Alibaba has set the price for its US initial public offering at $68 per share — at the top end of the expected range — according to Dow Jones Newswires.
Broker tips - 19 hours ago
Numis Securities repeated its 'buy' rating for Easyjet on Thursday, hailing the budget airline's decision to lift its dividend payout ratio and order 27 new planes from Airbus.
Morning traders' note - 21 hours ago
Daily global markets overview for the 18th September 2014 by Accendo Markets. Also the overnight activity and what can be expected in the markets today. Information straight from the traders’ desks. Insights on commodities, equities, stocks and forex currencies.
Visit our Student Centre to compete in our inter-uni fantasy share leagues.
Find out how you can use our technology.
Visit our corporate site.
I’ve often presented that ‘socialisation’ is one of the four pillars of success for managing yourself as a Trader. Socialisation? What on earth is he on about now you may be asking yourself? Bear with me reader; I’m on to something here.
What is Socialisation? In the words of the Fast Show's Ron Manager: “Is it word? It is now!”
The Relative Strength Index is a technical indicator that points out oversold or overbought conditions. Let me explain how it works and how to use it.
The RSI is an oscillator, because it oscillates between the 0 and the 100 percent levels. It can never go above 100 or below 0.
This month I will take a look at investing in India and give you a few specific Indian companies to look at as well as using Exchange Traded Funds to gain a broad exposure.
It’s now over three months since the Indians voted for Narendra Modi as prime minister and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be in power for at least five years. After years of bureaucratic bottlenecks and stagflation India finally has a chance under reformist Modi to become more business friendly.
After an astonishing sell-off I am perplexed to say that I am still in profit on the Dow Jones after I dipped in and out of the market several times and was very lucky not to overstay my welcome.
Now, I am in a stand-off within my own mind. I am currently locked in a trade 20 lots long and 20 lots short.
I had a mentoring client call me one morning to bemoan their poor intra-day trading experience the day before. They were trying to intra-day trade the S&P 500 and their results were less than impressive. Why?
All the trades were planned and risk managed however none of them had followed through to their profit targets. What had happened? Why were the results so poor?