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Graeme Coles-Andrew

Graeme Coles-Andrew

Graeme joined The Armchair Trader team in 2017. He has worked in online financial publishing since 2000 as a website developer, advertising operations manager, data scientist and all-round go-to guy for online technical solutions.

Since going freelance in 2017 he has found a niche helping small and medium-sized businesses with GDPR compliance and PHP development. At weekends he loves going hiking, or at least a bit of urban rambling. He has shareholdings in BrewDog, Lloyds Banking Group, Prudential and M&G and a pension with Scottish Widows. Graeme describes his investment style as ‘wary’.

Latest articles by this author

Tabula’s China ETF reports strong inflows and gains +50% since October

Zura Bio goes live on NASDAQ via SPAC deal

Tax efficient investment for high earners in the UK – are you getting it right?

Revolut launches course to help investors learn staking with Polkadot

Retail investors want to see more carbon neutral funds and share classes

Silicon Valley Bank: the implications for central banks and crypto markets

Free Webinar: Can silver outperform gold in 2023?

UK Budget 2023: can Hunt get British businesses out of deep freeze?

G20 cryptocurrency ban: can it really happen or is it technically impossible?

Wind is bringing investors independent ESG ratings for Chinese listed companies

ETF fund managers are getting more serious about ESG

Is Bitcoin and Ethereum price action heralding the crypto spring?

Former CEO of ITM Power joins Pineapple Power advisory board

SEC runs out of patience with the meme stock mavericks

Traders are increasing their short positions, reports CFD broker

So you want to invest like members of Congress?

FTX collapse: are debtors going to come after your company next?

Charles Schwab opens its US investing platform to UK traders, zero commission

Time to get back into Chinese stocks?

Are there any positives for the pound ahead of the Bank of England meeting?

Trio of new portfolio funds to be launched by Hargreaves Lansdown

FTSE 350 company directors fear investor pressure over greenwashing

Revolut launches a VIP investor plan with lifestyle benefits

Is Japan the ticking time bomb in global forex and bond markets?

Retail traders were bullish on major stock indices in December

SEC’s reform plans for US market create more questions than answers

UK equities fit the bill as uncertain 2023 favours dividend yielding stocks

Five top tips for buying gold jewellery as an investment

WOO Network’s Jack Tan: crypto has all to play for in 2023

Euro Manganese reinforces its ESG credentials with latest project report

Cryptocurrency policy and regulation: what lies ahead in 2023?

SRG Mining: graphite boom will reward first mover advantage

What’s the outlook for UK inflation in 2023?

GraniteShares goes live with three leveraged single stock ETFs on NASDAQ

Research finds investors are getting too emotional

Interactive Brokers to provide overnight trading hours on US ETFs

Investment trusts offering investors bargain basement opportunities

AvaTrade to offer automated CFD and FX trading with

UK recession forecast 2023: first in, last out?

Does cotton’s bull market still have further to go?

Cardano builder allies with Edinburgh Uni on decentralisation index

Opinion: We are being punished by years of Nanny Finance

Niche Asset Management launches its UK Electric Mobility strategy

Why invest in AIM market stocks?

New fintech SPAC goes live on London market

What is the most common mistake made by wealthy investors?

VanEck brings its Circular Economy ETF to the London Stock Exchange

Which S&P 500 stocks have been the winners and losers of 2022?

Italian crypto custodian launches low risk digital pairs trading facility

Calculus launches new Knowledge Intensive EIS for UK investors

DeepMarkit upgrades its carbon offsets NFT trading platform

Long Term Asset Funds: “an accident waiting to happen”

GOODFOLIO platform to help ethical investors be heard

deVere group pulls all UK property investment projects

Fund managers loading up on energy stocks

Bond market retains interesting possibilities

Is the market in REITs about to take off?

Opinion: Why LSE needs a post-Brexit shake up

Beer Index shows price of making beer has risen 62% in 24 months

Wave Financial to acquire Switzerland cryptocurrency fund manager

What are the main forex trading risks you need to be aware of?

The UK tax man is on the hunt for overseas sources of income

Retail investors are turning to alternatives to beat inflation

Which investment trusts can help investors beat inflation?

German stocks struggling on greenhouse gas emissions reporting

Central banks: Masters of the Universe no more?

Expert crypto panel goes bearish on Solana prospects

Why are sophisticated investors piling into private equity?

Celo Foundation launches green asset pools to support ReFi

Money laundering within DeFi up by 263% says industry study

UK traders are accessing the market in bed and even in the pub

Policy failures, soaring inflation and investors with a skewed sense of risk

Euro Manganese to work with Stifel Nicolaus on Chvaletice financing

Currensea smashes crowdfunding target in two hours on Seedrs

Bottom falls out of cash ISA market as savers turn into investors

Balthazar projects 239% growth rate in NFT trading market in 2022

Tabula: investors want to see more product innovation in ESG bond ETFs

High brokerage fees could end up costing you thousands

New wine index launched to help investors identify value opportunities

AJ Bell and Hargreaves Lansdown launch platform for IPOs and ABBs

AI trading solution to help traders understand their psychological biases

Stablecoins: behind the UST and LUNA collapse that shook markets

Opinion: Can the London Metal Exchange learn from its nickel lesson?

Nano One battery partnership and investment deal with Rio Tinto

Traders focusing on inflation and geopolitical risk expect market bounce back

Bit Origin to acquire 850 machines, but shares sink on public offering

Hydrocarbon stocks providing investment trusts with upside in 2022

Four inflation busting stocks to watch this summer

Singapore CFD broker to offer Signal Centre’s trade ideas to MT5 clients

Why the commercial property market should be back on investors’ radars

Why should stock market investors worry about inflation?

Increasing exposure to UK SMEs is a smart strategy in today’s climate

Yes, you CAN claim your cryptocurrency losses back from the UK taxman

Los Andes Copper reports impressive new drill results from Vizcachitas

City of London firm offers to pay staff in gold or cryptocurrency

US inflation shocker: Fed on the ropes, Treasury yields on the rise

1GCX goes live with crypto exchange that embraces blockchain AND sustainability

Radiance Assets Bhd to bring C$20m of new liquidity to emerging carbon credits NFT market

New data shows women are more comfortable trading the short side of markets

European investors to receive turbo warrants based on cryptocurrencies

Nano One announces major scale up of manufacturing processes for lithium iron phosphate

EnWave signs evaluation deal for dehydration technology with Goldencrops Corporation

Umbria Network’s Narni cross-chain asset bridge reports over 100,000 transactions

Spectrum Markets adds Italy’s Equita to its retail derivatives trading exchange

Wombat investment platform to offer traders cashback each time they invest

Retail traders piled into commodities on Ukraine invasion news

PleasrDAO partners with Amber Group to deliver first fractionalised NFT on Tier 1 exchange

What is going to be the next Bitcoin price peak?

Cryptocurrency and getting divorced in England: what you need to know

SCB teams up with Solid World on low carbon blockchain tech project

PwC report: how to be the world’s leading digital asset trading venue

DeepMarkit finalises deal with Malaysia’s Radiance for carbon credits projects

VCTs: numbers for 2021/22 indicate biggest fund raising year on record

Fund manager Ingenious launches asset-backed estate planning scheme

Crypto project attacks reached an all time high in Q1 2022

Investing in the pet and emerging markets Internet booms with Rize ETF

Think tank accuses banks of lobbying against sustainable finance policies

Three things experienced UK investors should do before tax year end

Investment trust picks for the millennial ISA

Younger investors believe the pandemic has given them new investment opportunities

Interactive Brokers’ launch of IBKR GlobalTrading: what does this say about current broker trends?

JustCarbon opens its marketplace for carbon offsetting NFTs

How many Russian investment funds have been frozen so far?

Ceres Power: spotlight on a hydrogen heavyweight

Valutrades and Signal Centre team up on trading ideas service

Are UK pension holders unwitting contributors to global deforestation?

Greatland Gold: Havieron is a “world class deposit” as mineral resources revised

Forestry investment is starting to attract more private investors

ThinkMarkets to launch multi-asset trading service in Japan

Hargreaves Lansdown’s 2022 ISA wish list

Xtrackers revamps US corporate bond ETF strategy to embrace ESG values

Chesterfield Resources sees encouraging results from drilling of Cyprus gold stake

CFD broker Skilling adds 16 new cryptocurrency CFDs including PancakeSwap and BitTorrent

Cavex and Suros Capital team up to offer wine trading and borrowing against collections

A matter of TRUST: cryptocurrency exchanges are facing up to the Travel Rule

European markets remain fixated on Ukraine situation, BHP record dividend reports massive 350% user growth in 2021 as online trading stays robust

Forex market forecast: are you ready for the Fed?

Quant Insight to provide its hedge fund analytics tools to retail traders

DriveWealth to build substantial new presence in cryptocurrency trading

Bitcoin back in the green again after positive US jobs data

Rising Sun Holdings urges Japan’s Intage to consider MBO

Skilling cuts spreads on cryptocurrency CFDs, introduces unleveraged crypto trading

Wahed launches first Shariah-compliant ETF on Nasdaq exchange

Securitize goes live with tokenised funds tracking major indices

Nano One appoints former Secretary of State Fannon as strategic advisor

Are UK investors really interested in saving the planet?

Swedish fund manager Partinc Capital building stake in TIE Kinetix NV

WisdomTree expands cryptocurrency ETF range with trio of launches in Switzerland

GNY launches BTC Range Report to set new standard for crypto volatility measurement

New platform for investors to help analyse the sustainability of investment funds

Can you invest in the digital and crypto payments economy with a single ETF?

What does fund manager buying data teach us about stock performance?

Gen Z investors more likely to act if companies fail on ESG commitments

Why do most women still refuse to trade in stocks and shares?

Stablecoins: what to expect from Financial Stability Oversight Council meeting this week

Jacobi Asset Management gets green light to launch first ever tier one Bitcoin ETF

Woodford Equity Income scandal: what are the implications for Long-Term Asset Funds?

Global energy crisis is creating opportunities for clean power to get more traction

A third of UK investors have seen their portfolios decrease in value since March 2020

Triodos Bank: scepticism increasing among investors over ethical funds

Quant Insight to roll out data-driven trading insights for retail traders and brokers

Day traders are relying on their research, not social media gets green light to provide CFD trading services in Australia

Spectrum Markets introduces turbo certificates on 70 stocks with high turnover

Coinpass gets FCA approval as UK trading exchange for cryptocurrency

Global Palladium Fund lists first physically-backed copper and nickel ETCs in Germany

Hedge funds: BTC to trade between $50k and $100k by end of the year

Will the Fed announce reduction of asset purchases at Jackson Hole on Friday?

Low interest rates forcing UK investors to take a closer look at alternative investments

TAAT’s Beyond Tobacco gets green light from Public Health England and big UK order

Opinion: The UK’s ‘crypto crackdown’ and why the industry should embrace it

Pro investors heavily favour S&P 500 vs FTSE for 12 month gains

Bitcoin: pro investor participation linked to clean energy, ESG funds

UK leveraged trading population hits record levels during the pandemic

Pro investors braced for more shorting of US tech stocks in next six months

China tech stocks, tech-heavy ETFs enter bear market

Record number of Brits now trading during the pandemic

Big investors are planning to go long gold this year

Digital-only cryptocurrency artwork predicted to sell for £200,000

Wombat Invest to offer UK investors dedicated space ETF

Crypto trading apps surpass stock trading apps in US market for the first time

Greenwashing on the rise, investors need to remain vigilant says Al Gore

Bankers Investment Trust continues to probe new highs, pursues consumer recovery theme

Investors turning bullish on Spanish and French equities – more to come?

Cryptocurrencies moving into UK mainstream despite FCA crackdowns

Glint closes £3m crowdfunding round for expansion of gold-based payments system

The quest for green Bitcoin: is it realistic or just chasing rainbows?

Cloudbreak Discovery’s Imperial Helium gets nod from Alberta for drill operations

OPEC meeting: what oil traders need to focus on this time around

Wombat slashes fees to become UK’s cheapest stocks and shares ISA

Digital wallet Zumo to give away £10,000 in Bitcoin SV as part of launch

The most common cryptocurrency frauds and how to avoid them

Rritual Superfoods further boosts sales distribution via Amazon,

Wedgemount Resources adds detail on Eagle copper-gold prospect in British Columbia

Christina Lake Cannabis embarks on major Canadian cannabis growing strategy for 2021

NatWest unveils digital Investment Junior ISA to invest in Coutts funds

UK cryptocurrency miner now running its operation on cow manure

European retail investors turning bearish on sterling, Italian stocks – latest SERIX data

New Change FX launches forex forward benchmark curves for broken dates

INFINOX: IX Social trading app seeing massive growth from Gen Z traders

Uphold adds smart orders across multiple asset classes including cryptocurrency

AMC Entertainment: massive surge in derivatives trades based on meme stock

More Americans now own cryptocurrencies than shares – CreditDonkey data

Vertex Energy: Shell deal maps out new landscape for diesel recycling

AirCarbon Exchange has become the first carbon negative trading platform

Cryptocurrency broker GlobalBlock in £32m deal with blockchain specialist Helix

CFD and forex broker Infinox opens in Dubai, plans Asia expansion

Spectrum Markets introduces customised stop loss orders

CloseCross to offer multi-party Ethereum derivatives trading

Spectrum Markets launches Retail Investor Index to track how private investors are trading

TrackInsight’s Global ETF Survey shows how investors are embracing thematic funds

ikigai launches new stocks and shares ISA to sit alongside premium wealth service

Ziglu: COVID crisis has accelerated acceptance of cryptocurrencies by investors

Fund managers will need to embrace blockchain to meet investor reporting demands

Cybercriminals steal over $100m from blockchain projects in just three months

Tesla now the most popular ETP with both long and short side traders

Forex market: Raidne launches 4pm fix benchmark for better informed FX pricing

Redmayne Bentley presses the button on digital-only investment management service

How big is the inflation threat for stock market investors?

Vaccine roll out has pushed the life sciences sector to centre stage

Which investment trusts have been the most consistent dividend payers?

Review of Built on a Lie: The Rise and Fall of Neil Woodford

Assets in ESG exchange traded funds saw record month, says TrackInsight

Online hub launched for investors that care about the ESG in their ETFs

How to boost your pension pot in 2021

TrackInsight: ESG ETFs triple assets under management in 2020

WisdomTree launches new low-cost physically-backed gold ETP

A look ahead to markets in 2021: things are going to get better

Five top performing Asia ex-Japan investment trusts and why we like them

The best funds to invest in – how did we do?

Five things pro investors are thinking about ETFs

FinecoBank adds Capital Group funds to its UK menu

UK CFD broker Infinox launches forex futures with Brasil Bolsa Balcao

Are we at the start of the next big stock market sell off?

Sterling struggles as traders wake up to hard Brexit possibilities

The 2020 Gold Rush is here

Sydney Stock Exchange lists Torque Metals as first company

How is the COVID outbreak affecting online forex trading?

An update on the medical cannabis market

The best funds to invest in now

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