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The markets Thursday, 2 June, 2005, 12:57 GMT 13:57 UK

Adam Shaw Investing in shares
In a special video guide, Adam Shaw explains the basics of buying and selling shares.

Adam cutting hedge cartoon Should you hedge your bets?
What are hedge funds and could they be a good way of making money in a turbulent market? Adam investigates.

Share certificate Worth the paper it's written on?
The company might have gone bust, but your old share certificate could be more valuable than you think.

FTSE screen Stockbrokers' charges
Whether you're buying or selling shares, you'll have to pay your stockbroker. This guide gives you an idea how much it's likely to cost.

Adam Shaw Ups and downs of selling short
One of the big stockbrokers plans to introduce short selling. Adam explains how this high-risk practice works.

financial times How to read the financial pages
The financial pages, confusing though they might seem, offer a wealth of information. We show you how to find it.

share certificate Rights issues explained
Why is your company asking you to buy more shares? And what are your options? We explain the ins and outs of rights issues.

Sharing their secrets?
How much notice should investors take of directors trading in their own company's shares?

accounts How to read company accounts
If you're interested in old-fashioned business concepts like profit, viability and good value shares, you'll want to understand the accounts.

paul & teddy Setting up an investment club
Clubbing together to invest can be both fun and profitable. We give you the basics to get you started.
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