Are you familiar with the new ISAs? They launched back in July 2014, and just like the “old” Individual Savings Account, they allow you to save money tax free, in the form or cash, or stocks and shares. The big changes of the New ISAs were a huge increase in the yearly allowance, to £15,000 per… Read more
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How accurate are grey markets?
By Patrick Foot, financial markets writer for IG As 2014 – which many are dubbing the ‘year of the IPO’ – rolls on, more and more technical terminology surrounding major market floats is appearing in news articles, blogs and reports. One such term is ‘grey market’, which many outlets tend to use to produce a… Read more
Janet Yellen And The Fed’s Influence On The Markets
Learn what is financial spread betting and how you can trade the financial markets from your desktop. On the February 3, 2014 Janet Yellen was sworn in as the chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. This is the first time a woman has ever held the position. In taking the position Janet Yellen… Read more