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Month 1 Summary – Portfolio Value £5,924

I must apologise, I really am a fair-weather blogger. Looking over my daily updates during the first month of our little quest to net a million, it must appear that Investor Trader has been a resounding success. Of the seven updates I've written, six have claimed capital gains on the day - unrealised, though they are. But if you take a careful look at the reality of things, it's a little closer to 60-40 in favour of the good days. Overall though, some of the good days have been very good, which has seen total capital appeciate, by in the region...

Setting Up for Online Earnings

While the London Markets take a well-earned breather for the May Day long weekend, I've been hard at work adding content, earning potential and setting up a few social media connections to Investor Trader in an attempt to jump start this little project. I've kicked things off with a couple of online earners - Google Adsense and ADVFN - an investment portal that offers, amongst a range of financial services, the Holy Grail of the online investor, free real-time London share prices. The portfolio page now tracks market data (on a 15 minute delay) so we can all see the value of...

Investor Trader Finds its Aim

Launch of a Website Mk. II So I've been sitting on this Investor Trader site for a while now. I make a comfortable living online through a handful of a travel sites (and a little freelance to boot) and whilst I have an interest in investing and trading, it's far from an area of expertise (in fact if you graphed my ROI from the past decade, you'd be within your rights to argue that even interest is quite a strong term; to the contrary, it would seem that I'm committed to giving wads of my hard-earned to business-men in ten thousand...