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    Robinhood or Freetrade.

    I’m based in the US and use Robinhood. But like A_P I only use it for smaller regular trades where commission can end up being a large % of the overall value. Currently I’m drip feeding a few $100 per month into mining stocks using Robinhood. But I have a big chunk in things like a S&P 500 tracker that I keep with Fidelity instead. Its good to hear that free trade will offer something similar in the UK
  2. Me too, I’ll need a 43% increase to break even. Assuming you mean EGO
  3. I’ve been averaging into miners and have had bigger losses percentage wise than my index trackers so far. Maybe I’m just bad at choosing them
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    Fantasy investor 2018

    I'll go 50% AUY and 50% bitcoin - even though they will probably go nowhere by end of year Can someone add it for me?
  5. Does anyone have any recommendations for synthetic/futures based ETFs for gold/silver? Ive always held physical with bullionvault but I’m hoping to avoid “collectibles” capital gains tax in future in the USA. Physical based ETFs are subject to the same taxes.
  6. That’s a good idea, thanks. I didn’t think about switching to ETFs for that purpose. I was kind of thinking of just holding onto it in case we ever move back to the uk. But that’s looking less likely. For the previous suggestion about gifting it, it’s unfortunately not possible within bullionvault.
  7. I bought gold and silver back in 2005, still stored on bullionvault. Unfortunately, I’ve since moved to the states and discovered that when I sell it I won’t pay regular capital gains, but “collectibles” capital gains at a higher rate...
  8. I don’t know if you can get Robinhood in the UK but if you can it’s commission free. I use it for small amounts/drip feeding. But I use a full broker for larger amounts and retirement accounts.
  9. Sorry, my fault, I bought yesterday