What is Trailing Stop? If you invest in a stock and its price falls, you may want to sell it before you take too many losses – so you place a stop loss order. If the price rises again, you may want to secure your profit at every step of the increase, so that your stop loss level follows the “trail” of the price automatically. This is the essence of Trailing Stop, a way of…

When you have a problem online, you go to the support service. You file your issue, describe what happened, attach a screenshot, send the email, get a ticket, and wait. Then you wait some more, and probably some more. Finally, after a week or so, you get a response – when you’ve already given up and don’t care about the issue or the service you were using any more. That’s how your usual office-hours ticket-style…

On the one hand, you have a wealth of choice – startups, century-old corporations, risky industry pioneers, time-tested financial giants – every type of company is out there on the stock market to suit your personal investment interests. On the other hand, how do you make the choice between them? For an investment newbie, it’s a hassle to wade through all of the forecasts, analytics, news, and reports. So what do you do? How do…

What is an ETF? Exchange Traded Funds are organizations that collect shares from various large companies and sell them in bulk. Investing in an ETF is a good option for those interested in long-term profitability, but too busy (or lazy!) to buy and sell shares 24/7. Buying a share of an ETF means that you also own a piece of the fund’s assets in exactly the same proportion as the fund itself. ETFs charge a…

It’s just another day at work. Certainly not a great day for investment.  For John, investment looks fishy for two reasons. Firstly, investment processes look like scams. Secondly, there are too many sharks in the stock market pond. Putting money into stocks is the same as pouring it down the drain. Not to mention that the world is going through some very uncertain times. So John decides it’s better to play it safe. John has…

You may think investment isn’t for you. The stock market is a scary place. Bulls, bears, bonds, and mutual funds — all these terms sound confusing, intimidating even. Navigating through investment terminology seems so hard that it’s easier to stay away from it. Don’t do that. Terminology aside, investing isn’t that difficult. Not all investors are London Stock Exchange geniuses, and you don’t need an economic education to build your own wealth. In reality, most…

Making the world a better place is no doubt a core belief of just about every startup. There are countless ways this belief might be manifested, such as making people happy, giving them new perspectives, helping them to earn. There’s nothing wrong with that — such beliefs drive humanity forward. At the same time, we startuppers see lots of things that could be improved and made easier than before. Investing is one of these things. Nobody says…

Orca is a new, radically better, app for investing, which we’ll launch soon. Why do we want to transform the way you interact with your savings? Because our mission is to help them grow. We make investing easy and hassle-free. So it’s a pleasure for us if you feel happier and freer in managing your money. Read why we decided to lower entry barriers to investment and how we did it. A ‘Monzo’ for Retail…