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What happened? This week was quite eventful for GameStop, an American video game retailer. For the first time in its history, GameStop’s stock (GME) traded on the New York Stock Exchange hit a $470 record on Thursday, up from $18. This happened because a quite large number of Reddit users encouraged each other to make big bets on GME which forced the stock price to an abnormal level and left hedge funds with billions of…

One pound. That’s Orca’s fee each time you buy or sell a stock. That’s it! We don’t hide it behind subscriptions and additional features. For this pound, you get a consistent experience and full transparency at each step of your investment journey. Here’s what you get for one pound Orca gives you a large scope of useful tools completely free. Here’s a list: Robust market execution: the LSE responds to your order request in a…

Do you want to invest? Of course, you do; otherwise, why would you be reading this? Are you afraid to invest? Possibly, yes; otherwise, why would you be reading this? Alright, we’re not offering a psychotherapy service to ease your fears, but we are offering the next best thing: free shares. This guide is about how you get them. Open the Orca app, and type in your password, then go to your profile (the little…

This guide explains how to use Orca’s Collections. “But what,” we hear you ask, “are Orca’s Collections?” Good question. Let’s fill you in. Everything for your comfort Collections help you choose stocks and understand what you want to invest in. Maybe, you have very specific investment plans and came to Orca to buy this, this, and the other, and that’s it. Or maybe you just know that you want to start investing, but don’t really…

Why you need it Now that you’ve got your head around Trailing Stop (haven’t you?), it’s time to learn how to use a Postponed Order. If you were a full-time investor, knew the LSE’s timetable, and could do all your investing during its business hours, you’d have no need for these. But you’re a busy person, with other fish to fry,  and you want to be able to invest when the time suits you, right?…

This guide explains how to invest and choose stocks for investment. It doesn’t explain how to think, though. There is some minimal decision-making you’ll have to do for yourself (a finger to click “Buy” won’t move by itself, you know). So, here’s a step-by-step guide on where to find things, what to pay attention to, and how to use the information you see, to best serve your investment objectives. Let’s get going. Discovery Open trading…