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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Ok, so for those of you who want to join, please PM me an email address (I won't stalk you I promise It's necessary for the league) and I'll add you in.
    Sorry a league for what
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Give it a go anyway.
    If I must I'll pm you now...
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    So we compete against each other to make the most money?
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    (Original post by EduWiz)
    Sorry a league for what
    Investopedia has a function where you can have a "league" for its simulator. In other words, you can set up a little competition between your selected group to see who can generate the highest returns. If you want to have a feel for investing, it's a decent way to get some experience without actually using real money.
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Investopedia has a function where you can have a "league" for its simulator. In other words, you can set up a little competition between your selected group to see who can generate the highest returns. If you want to have a feel for investing, it's a decent way to get some experience without actually using real money.
    Oh ok I pm'ed you
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    Should be fun :woo:
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    I call 3rd place :mmm:
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    (Original post by EduWiz)
    Oh ok I pm'ed you
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    Should be fun :woo:
    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I call 3rd place :mmm:
    Ok, I'll explain a few of the "rules" here for you.

    The US markets open at 14:30 and end at 21:00 every weekday. Since it's the weekend, the markets are currently closed. You could use a little time now to have a look at companies you want to invest in and place an initial order if you fancy just leaving your portfolio for a while rather than actively managing it.

    In all of your trades, you pay commission to a broker for the trade (both buying and selling) to go ahead, which is discounted from your account. I've rather unrealistically set the initial starting cash to 100k (to make it more fun than 10k) so the commission is generally dwarfed. The only thing is if you're actively looking at the markets and placing several orders in a day, commission will start to affect your account value quite significantly.

    I've disabled a diversification rule (which limited you to a specific maximum percentage of your portfolio in one investment) to make things a little interesting. In real life, some diversification will be necessary to ensure you don't lose too much in one go. However, too much diversification and you'll earn nothing.

    I've left the ability to "Short" (the inverse of profiting from a share price going up) on so that you can see how you don't necessarily need investments to increase in share price as well as to see how it can affect my and Prince's real life portfolios.

    I've left out Options. They're likely too complicated for the initial investor (it's still rather too complicated for me) and generally small investors will not use financial derivatives.

    Other than that, good luck.
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    y
    How long does it last for?
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    (Original post by Elm Tree)
    How long does it last for?
    Endless. You can drop in and out of the league at any point you like.
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    Hmm so how is everyone spending their sunday?
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    x
    Other than that, good luck.
    Whats a dividend payment per share??
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    (Original post by EduWiz)
    Whats a dividend payment per share??
    http://www.investopedia.com/terms/d/...-per-share.asp
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    (Original post by EduWiz)
    Whats a dividend payment per share??
    Some companies give you part of their profits on a good result. For example, Company X may give $25 for every share you own of them. Bear in mind not all of them do that though.
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Some companies give you part of their profits on a good result. For example, Company X may give $25 for every share you own of them. Bear in mind not all of them do that though.

    oh ok thanks
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    (Original post by Aurorae)
    Ok, I'll explain a few of the "rules" here for you.

    The US markets open at 14:30 and end at 21:00 every weekday. Since it's the weekend, the markets are currently closed. You could use a little time now to have a look at companies you want to invest in and place an initial order if you fancy just leaving your portfolio for a while rather than actively managing it.

    In all of your trades, you pay commission to a broker for the trade (both buying and selling) to go ahead, which is discounted from your account. I've rather unrealistically set the initial starting cash to 100k (to make it more fun than 10k) so the commission is generally dwarfed. The only thing is if you're actively looking at the markets and placing several orders in a day, commission will start to affect your account value quite significantly.

    I've disabled a diversification rule (which limited you to a specific maximum percentage of your portfolio in one investment) to make things a little interesting. In real life, some diversification will be necessary to ensure you don't lose too much in one go. However, too much diversification and you'll earn nothing.

    I've left the ability to "Short" (the inverse of profiting from a share price going up) on so that you can see how you don't necessarily need investments to increase in share price as well as to see how it can affect my and Prince's real life portfolios.

    I've left out Options. They're likely too complicated for the initial investor (it's still rather too complicated for me) and generally small investors will not use financial derivatives.

    Other than that, good luck.
    What is this sorcery? :holmes:

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    Hmm so how is everyone spending their sunday?
    (Not) doing homework I should've done ages ago. And I shouldn't really be on here.
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    (Original post by Vionar)
    What is this sorcery? :holmes:



    (Not) doing homework I should've done ages ago. And I shouldn't really be on here.
    It says year 11 xD
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    hi..this is really urgent..does anyone have the edexcel igcse may-june 2012 listening .mp3 file for FRENCH ?? pls post the link here

    thanks
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    It says year 11 xD
    Just like the year ten thread says 'year ten'...
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    (Original post by Vionar)
    Just like the year ten thread says 'year ten'...
    :teehee:
 
 
 
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