Video tutorials – trading & investments

The lowdown on passive investing

Video tutorial: the lowdown on passive investing

Passive investing is one of the cheapest ways to invest. Ed Bowsher explains how it works, and what to watch out for.

Why we like investment trusts

Video tutorial: Why we like investment trusts

Investment trusts are a relatively cheap and simple way of investing in the stock market. Ed Bowsher explains how they work, and why we like them so much.

How to value a company using discounted cash flow

Video tutorial: How to value a company using discounted cash flow

Every investor should have a basic grasp of the discounted cash flow (DCF) technique. Here, Tim Bennett introduces the concept, and explains how it can be applied to valuing a company.

Three ways to value a company

Video tutorial: Three ways to value a company

Valuing a company is more art than science. Tim Bennett explains why and introduces three ways potential predators and investors alike can get started.

Six things every investor should know about return on capital employed (ROCE)

Video tutorial: Six things every investor should know about ROCE

Return on capital employed is a key ratio that can reveal lots of useful information about a firm. In this short guide, Tim Bennett explains how it works, when it is most useful and when it can let you down.

Why you should worry about dark pools

Video tutorial: Why you should worry about dark pools

Increasing numbers of stock trades are taking place away from public stock exchanges in dark liquidity pools. Tim Bennett explains how that affects investors and what should be done to combat this unwelcome trend.

Three reasons not to trust the Dow Jones

Video tutorial: Three reasons not to trust the Dow Jones

America’s Dow Jones index has been getting a lot of hype over its recent highs. But as Tim Bennett explains, investors should be wary of the excitement.

What convertibles reveal about the stockmarket

Video tutorial: What convertible bonds reveal about the stock market

Companies in Europe have been issuing convertible bonds at a record pace. Tim Bennett looks at what all this activity tells investors.

How to pick income winners: The big dividend trap

Shares can be a great source of income for investors. Tim Bennett introduces four concepts that are fundamental to picking income winners. In this video he explains what the big dividend trap is.

How to pick income winners: What are dividends?

How to pick income winners: What are dividends?

Shares can be a great source of income for investors. Tim Bennett introduces four concepts that are fundamental to picking income winners. In this video he explains what dividends are.

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