Video tutorials – trading & investments

How to pick income winners: Types of income

Video tutorials

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 looks at the different types of income.

How rebalancing can boost your wealth

Video tutorial: How rebalancing can boost your wealth

Retail investors tend to buy high and sell low – the exact opposite of what they should be doing. But ‘rebalancing’ can help. Tim Bennett introduces the idea, and explains how it works.

What is the Vix?

Video tutorial: What is the Vix?

The Vix indicator is a fast way to spot fear in equity markets. Tim Bennett explains how it works, and how it can help investors.

What is the Libor/OIS spread?

Video tutorial: What is the Libor/OIS spread?

Tim Bennett looks at a red flag that can warn of trouble in the banking sector – and potentially the wider economy – and how to interpret what it’s telling you.

How to get rid of losers

Video tutorial: How to get rid of losers

Investors often fail to dump stocks even when it’s clear they have made an expensive mistake. Tim Bennett explains why, and how to stop doing it.

A lesson from Facebook – avoid IPOs

Video tutorial: A lesson from Facebook – avoid IPOs

IPOs offer investors an exciting way to buy into the latest hot stock market name. And that’s precisely why you should avoid them, says Tim Bennett.

What is an exchange-traded fund?

Video tutorial - what is an exchange traded fund ETF

Tim Bennett looks at one of our favourite investments – exchange traded funds – and explains what they are, why we like them, and what their drawbacks are.

Depository receipts: An easy way to invest in foreign firms

Video tutorial: Depository receipts: An easy way to invest in foreign firms

Depository receipts are an easy and cheap way to buy foreign shares. Tim Bennett explains what they are and how they work – and warns of three risks to watch out for.

What is the time value of money?

Video tutorial: What is the time value of money?

Crucial to everything in finance to do with valuation, the concept of the ‘time value of money’ underpins most investing decisions. Tim Bennett explains what it is, and why it is so important.

A beginner's guide to takeovers

Video tutorial: A beginner's guide to takeovers

Tim Bennett explains what takeovers are, how they work and how can you profit from them. Plus some of the pitfalls to watch out for.

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