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Free stock market tools!
Our aim here is to provide you with the best free stock market trading tools out there, have a look through our list and we bet you’ll find some gems!
Get a £20 or €25 welcome bonus to trade CFD’s with when signing up to Plus500
Open up an account with Plus500 and you will receive a welcome bonus £20 or €25…even better there is no deposit required to claim the bonus! Please note your capital may be at risk if you fund your account with real money.
Get 100 trades of free when signing up to a OptionsHouse brokerage account!
If your paying more than $3.95 per trade then you are paying too much OptionsHouse offer fees as low as $4.95 and gives you 100 commission free trades when signing up!
Free charting software
Most brokers and major financial sites offer free charting software, however the quality of this software is normally pretty average. Two major issues are you can’t save your resistance lines drawn onto the stock chart and the data is delayed by 15 minutes.
Let us present www.FreeStockCharts.com. The website has free live data, you can draw lines on charts and save the lines so you can return to them again! Whilst FreeStockCharts will never be as good as paid charting software, it is a very good alternative.and ideal when starting out if you are unsure whether you want to invest in charting software.
14 day free Morningstar trial
Morningstar are one of the top financial websites on the net. They have a pristine reputation and are trusted by many investors. They are offering a 14 day free trial for traders who are interested in receiving trustworthy stock tips to aid their trading.
Sign up by clicking on the link below (why not use the 14 day trail along with a practice account and see how much money you can make using their stock tips?).
30 day free trial for Zacks Premium investment research
Since 1988 Zacks premium has averaged 27% per year on their stock picks. Compared to the S&P 500’s 9% average rise, they can be considered as a very successful stock picking company!
So do you want your money earning 1-5% a year in the bank or 27% a year using Zacks Premium stock picks? Find the best stocks to buy in today’s few hot industries click here
Free money saving report
Receive a free report from SharesExplained.com listing the 10 biggest mistakes newbie stock market traders make. The report lists many ‘schoolboy’ errors and is guaranteed to save you money if you are new to the stock market.
To receive the report simply sign up for our free newsletter at the bottom of the page!
Free practice account
Trade shares on the stock market like the professionals do with. No other practice site offers such a comprehensive list of stock and stock screening for free!
More stock market practice accounts here.
Stock Market 60 – A free, quick and fun stock market game!
Stock market 60 will give the neewbie trader an idea of how the stock market works – worth playing if you struggle to understand the stock market. Click here to play.
Stock trades recorder
Download SharesExplained.com’s free Microsoft Excel stock recorder. Record your stock trades, find out where you are doing well and where you are making mistakes. For more information on why its a good idea to record your stock trades check out our 5 golden rules to investing.
Select the spreadsheet that matches your spreadsheet package then click on the logo below to download.
Download compatible with all spreadsheet packages.
Download compatible with Excel 1997-2003
Download compatible with Excel 2007
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Stock market basics
Stock charts explained
Stock dividends explained
Stock Split Explained
Why do shares move up and down?
How do I read a stock quote?
Understanding company financial statements
Rights issue of shares
The process of buying shares
Why buy shares
Age limit for trading shares
Tax rules on shares
Styles of trading
Buying (going long)
Shorting stock (going short)
Stop losses explained
Stock market trading guide
Stock market games
Advanced stock market trading