Beginners’ Portfolio — Articles

So, you think you might like to invest in shares, but you’re stuck at the first hurdle thinking: “Yes, but what do I actually do?” Well, you’re not alone, and this series on investment for beginners is for you.

We’ve taken a look at what shares are and how stock markets work, with the emphasis on what you actually do and how you go about setting up the necessary accounts, transferring money around, and actually buying and selling shares. 

We’ve even set up a sample portfolio, to contain shares about ten companies, and we’re keeping track of news and results and managing it as if it were a real money portfolio.

Here are the links to the series so far:

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

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