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If you’re with Orca, you’re an investor, and as an investor, you’ll likely ask yourself two questions for the rest of your investing life. The first one is: what’s happening on the market? (Options: we’re soaring into a bubble; we’re plummeting into an abyss; we’re growing nicely like flowers in the field.) The second question is: how does my chosen stock compare to the market in general? (Options: my stock is lagging behind; my stock…

Advanced statistics Do you know what the Paasche Formula is? You don’t? Well then, we’ll just have to skip the Advanced Statistics course. Please proceed to Elementary Statistics. Elementary Statistics Let’s say we have a selection of public companies, each with a number of stocks on the market. If we multiply this number by the stock’s current share price, we get each company’s market capitalisation. The combined market capitalisation of all the companies makes up…

Applicability This guide regarding your first collection is applicable to you if you are an investment newbie and have little idea how to start. It is also applicable to you if you have a general concept of how investing works but don’t really know what to choose or which direction to go. This guide also pretty much applies to you if you have a clear picture of the stocks out there, just want to try…

The term consolidation could be simply explained as gathering forces at the right moment. But how exactly does it work in investment? Consolidation happens in the stock market, too. If a public company wants to increase its share price, it goes for share consolidation. In a nutshell, instead of having 100 shares 5GBP each, it makes 50 shares 10GBP each. As you can see from this simple equation, the total value of shares in circulation…

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…

It’s been a tough year, hasn’t it? Yet, amid all the uncertainties, we got to know each other. That’s already an impressive achievement on your list of accomplishments for the year. What’s important is that 2021 has the potential to be even more impressive – and to your benefit. That’s what we want, that’s what we’ve been trying to achieve, and hopefully, that’s where we’ll end up – together. Twelve months ago, the Orca app…

Have you seen the movie “No Country For Old Men”? Pretty good one. The main character thinks any task requires just a well-chosen instrument to complete it. Do you agree with that? Well, to be honest, whether you agree or not, there is only one such instrument for investing – the Orca App for the UK. Unlike the movie’s character, we will explain why – right below. Destination: investing made easy A TV ad would…

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…