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Trading the stockmarket (NO Referrals)

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mcast123, 2 Apr 2009.

  1. JamesH85

    Hitman

    Joined: 18 Jan 2015

    Posts: 695

    Total noob here, looking to start trading.

    Aew there any particular blogs/sites you guys read daily?

    I'd rally like to give this a try, was obviously starting out small.
     
  2. Ahleckz

    Capodecina

    Joined: 7 Nov 2009

    Posts: 18,740

    Location: Glasgow

    Looked at both XPEV and NIO before markets opened yesterday and thought it was worth a go. I didn't. Surely both are still going to go up... Worth a punt?
     
  3. Trig

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,209

    Location: Leicestershire

    Depends if you're a holder or a day trader, I got in on xpev yesterday and its nigh on 13% up at the mo, tempted to wait until the markets open, see if it hits 15 and then sell, or if it drops I'll get rid before it hits 10%.
    NIO, I tried for a bit but it didn't grab me, so I sold with a tiny profit..

    Currently on my watch list I have
    xbit
    crsr
    xpev
    pltr
     
  4. radderfire

    Mobster

    Joined: 24 Sep 2007

    Posts: 3,223

    Hi Guys

    Who do you recommend for online share dealing? I am looking for one with a nice usable interface and reasonable charges.

    Is Hargreaves Lansdown good?

    Thanks
     
  5. Lopéz

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 28,351

    Location: LE9/OTK

  6. Ahleckz

    Capodecina

    Joined: 7 Nov 2009

    Posts: 18,740

    Location: Glasgow

    HL for my ISA, Trading212 for fee-free share trading. HL are quite expensive for trades (but free for funds).
     
  7. Trig

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,209

    Location: Leicestershire


    I'm day trading on Trading212, and have long term holds on H&L..

    Both are good, but it depends what you are doing, as said, H&L's fee's can be a killer for short term holds as its £12 per deal, but T212 factor a fee into their prices, really does depend on how you want to trade.
     
  8. Tone1979

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 5 Mar 2012

    Posts: 1,253

    I am hanging onto my NIO. I bought in very late, about 3 weeks ago, but I am still 50% up now which is astonishing.

    Can't predict but with Chinese Govt investment in the company, they must be pretty certain in the company.
     
  9. mr tommo

    Soldato

    Joined: 13 Dec 2004

    Posts: 5,395

    Location: Stoke-on-Trent

    Pre market today seems like a good entry point, was -10% at one point now -6%
     
  10. Trig

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,209

    Location: Leicestershire

    xpev still climbing..
     
  11. DireEmblem

    Hitman

    Joined: 25 Aug 2008

    Posts: 947

    How is the S&P500 near an all time high at the moment. You would think Covid hadn't happened in the US.
     
  12. smokedog

    Mobster

    Joined: 28 Jul 2004

    Posts: 4,798

    People seem surprised the market is constantly climbing and a few keep saying a crash is coming. But with US and UK government printing more money to keep the economy going, this will only devalue the currency, increasing the stockmarket and assets values. Can you afford to not be in the stock market right now, all on black.
     
  13. Skillmister

    Capodecina

    Joined: 3 Oct 2009

    Posts: 19,817

    Location: Wales

    Look at social media and it hasn't, significant numbers of people are behaving entirely as normal
     
  14. DireEmblem

    Hitman

    Joined: 25 Aug 2008

    Posts: 947

    Then comes zero and double zero!
     
  15. Trig

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,209

    Location: Leicestershire

    Well, lets see what happens now Biden is in, markets go wibble...
     
  16. DireEmblem

    Hitman

    Joined: 25 Aug 2008

    Posts: 947

    I doubt it, it will take a while to transfer over, and this weeks election has been dragged out that I think most of the short term is priced in.

    What I'm more concerned about, is some of my social investing in UK companies. The government loan scheme is brilliant, but I also think some of my investments have taken advantage of it(for the wrong reasons), and using it as a selling point that the government would match any further crowdfunding up to 5m. I hope I'm wrong, but I would rather claim my tax relief against my income than have things drag on for an extra couple years of runway and winding up later.
     
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  17. caff

    Mobster

    Joined: 8 Feb 2004

    Posts: 3,549

    Location: London

    Not sure what wibble means, but let's see. Tech stocks have leaped back in the last week.
     
  18. smokedog

    Mobster

    Joined: 28 Jul 2004

    Posts: 4,798

  19. Trig

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,209

    Location: Leicestershire

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  20. Gibbo

    Commissario

    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 35,365

    Location: OcUK HQ

    Can someone explain the pre-market and after hours US shares seem to have please? I noticed I cannot trade in such hours, so is it only the large institutions that trade in the pre and after hours?
    I noticed Corsair hit $29.90 this morning in pre hours and from watching the pre hours and after hours on this share before they seem to somewhat reflect actual trading hours a little.