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FTSE quarterly review – stock market promotion & relegation

It's not just sports that have promotion and relegation. The FTSE indexes get a quarterly shake-up and in this guide we explain how it works.
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What is the AIM? A guide for stock market beginners

AIM is a market operated by the London Stock Exchange featuring smaller companies. We explain it's key features here.

Defensive Stocks vs Cyclical Stocks

We explain what it means to be a defensive stock and what it means to be a cyclical stock.
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4 factors that make the stock market move up and down

On any given day we can see the stock market move up and down. We explain some of the key factors behind the movements.
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How are share prices determined?

If the company is a Public Limited Company (plc) listed on the stock market then it’s share prices can go up or down. Find out why.
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Deciding what shares to buy – a 5 step process for investors

We explain the key factors you should think about when deciding what shares to buy as a stock market investor.

FTSE indexes explained for stock market beginners

The basic principles of the FTSE Indexes explained The first thing you should understand is that the London Stock Exchange is made up of two markets where companies list their shares. There is the Main...
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Value investing explained

The value investing strategy has been around for decades. We explore what it means, what value stocks are and where this all comes from.
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