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SharePad is intuitive and offers a great deal of information in a more easily digestible form.

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Meet Phil Oakley

I was a City analyst for 13 years and then senior investment writer at MoneyWeek. My aim now is to teach users how to become confident analysts and successful stock pickers.

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Buying low and selling high - a screening approach

Buying depressed stocks is the classic way to buy low and sell high. But how do you avoid falling knives? Phil suggests a screening approach and other advice to help you minimise your risks.

How to weigh up a rights issue

Rights issues can be confusing for investors but aren't necessarily a bad thing. Phil Oakley explains the rights issue just announced by Entertainment One.

What is investing?

Why do people invest their money rather than just save? It's not just about growing your savings so that you will have more money in the future. It's about growing the buying power of your money. You want the £1 that you are investing today to buy more things in the future than it does now.

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How YOU can beat the professionals

If you are new to investing, you may doubt your ability to match or beat the performance of professional wealth managers or fund managers. But you'll often be paying for mediocre performance and, as a private investor, you have several advantages over the professionals to help you out-perform.

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Choosing your first investments

Stock-picking needn't be complicated. Here's a guide to the characteristics to look for when buying your first shares.

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ShareScope has been the recipient of 44 awards in just 17 years!

ShareScope has been consistently voted Best Investment Software by readers of the UK's top-selling
investment magazines. Our new product, SharePad, is even better.

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SharePad or ShareScope
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SharePadSubscribe SharePad ProSubscribe ShareScope GoldSubscribe ShareScope PlusSubscribe ShareScope ProSubscribe
Access online anywhere Yes Yes
Compatibility Tablet, Mac, PC Tablet, Mac, PC Windows PC Windows PC Windows PC
Format Split-screen Split-screen Single window Multi-window Multi-window
Price updates* Delayed Live Daily Delayed Live
Stock dashboard Yes Yes
Stock analysis 5 5 4 4 4
Fund analysis 5 5 3 3 3
Technical analysis 3 3 4 5 5
Filtering (stock screening) 5 5 3 4 4
Alerts 5 5 3 4 5
Portfolio management ISA/SIPP ISA/SIPP Any Any Any
ShareScript language Yes Yes
Telephone & email support 5 5 5 5 5
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