How To - All Articles

Kim Kardashian’s growing Christmas present!

Kimmy K. The Stock Market. Both handling a lotta’ cash, and both examples of making business an incredibly lucrative hobby. But not two things you’d necessarily put together. Are we right? Well actually, no. We’re completely and utterly wrong. Just when we thought we were the only people left banging the ‘anyone can Dabbl’ drum,

Read More »

Silicon Valley – The land of the unicorn?

Silicon Valley. A much loved sitcom created by HBO, featuring four techies whose aim is to get rich quick, and smart. But Silicon Valley is more than just a programme. Silicon Valley can be found in Southern San Francisco, and is home to pretty much every one of the world’s most dominant Tech firms. For

Read More »

Breaking down the jargon of business

At Dabbl, we want to make buying shares as accessible as we possibly can – for everyone. To help with this, we’re running a series of blog posts covering a wide range of topics which impact the world of business, finance and investing. These snapshots have been carefully crafted to cut through the jargon and

Read More »

Dabbl 101 – The nuts and bolts of buying shares

What happens when I buy a share? Each company has a limited number of shares in circulation at any one time. Many years ago, a physical share certificate would be issued to show the entitlement, but now most ownership records are held electronically. It is the responsibility of the company – ‘the issuer’ – to

Read More »

What the heck is a dividend?!

Last week, the supermarket giant Tesco announced that it would resume paying a dividend to shareholders. Markets welcomed the news, but just what is a dividend, why is it important and which companies are the best dividend payers out there? A successful company should be making enough money to pay its staff, invest in expansion,

Read More »

Should you buy a supermarket for christmas?

We’re still six weeks away from the big day, but the competition from retailers to secure that valuable Christmas spending is already heating up. The data releases at this time of year are understandably closely followed, and for those you can invest in, often result in some sharp movements in the share price as investors

Read More »