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As part of the now generation of equity investors we're faced with an incredible assortment of possibile companies in which to invest our hard-earned cash. On the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange alone there are more than 1,300 listed options. Round out another 1,000 odd plays on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and the numbers can start to make your head spin. And that's limiting our outlook to just some of the the more mainstream investment possibilites. And that's just in the UK. But we're no longer confined to trading in the shares of companies that trade on our...

AIM Shares Compared

We're easily distracted here at Investor Trader. It doesn't take much for us to start day-dreaming and then set off running with a new idea rather than stick with the tried and tested success routine of blogging regularly. In the past 12 months those day-dreaming sessions have seen us sidetrack our Investor Trader efforts and develop AIM Soiree and DOW follows FTSE. And it was while recently tabbing between different windows comparing charts for half a dozen different AIM shares that I came up with the idea for Shares Compared. Now AIM Shares Compared is definitely in a beta stage at the moment -...

DOW follows FTSE – A New Web Site

Now just because there's been little sign of life at Investor Trader over the past few weeks, doesn't mean we haven't been busy little beavers behind the scenes working on other financey-type web gadgets. Just as AIM Soirée answered those burning questions about who's discussing what in the world of AIM listed shares, recently we've moved our focus to topics new. Oh yes, ladies and gentlemen, drumroll please, may I introduce our latest offering to the Interweb: DOW follows FTSE. Now I'm not going to spew out a whole new spiel about what happens at DOW follows FTSE. Needless to say the title's...

Euro Stock Widget – Keeping Track on the Mac

First off, let me apologise to all the PC users out there, this post is all about a little piece of software for the Mac known as the Euro Stock Widget. It's a simple little dashboard widget that allows you to keep track of your portfolio. It uses the freely available Yahoo financial data (as we do for our data at Investor Trader) so keep in mind,  prices are delayed by at least 15 minutes. The beauty of this little application is that I brings together in one place any data that can be garnered from Yahoo. I use my Euro Stock...