Stocks and Shares

If you are thinking of trading in stocks and shares then you need to know a little more about how the process and the market works. In basic terms trading here involves buying stocks and shares in a company and then hanging on to them until you can sell them at an acceptable profit. This may mean buying and selling in hours or in years.

In order to trade in stocks and shares you will need the services of a broker who will buy and sell the shares on your behalf. There will be a fee payable for this service - in most cases you will pay whenever you make a trade. There are various ways you can do this, including: