Back to Basics - with Rodney Hobson

1:30PM - 3:30PM

Conference Room 1, London Investor Show
Friday, 29 th October 2021

A 2-hour beginners’ course for new investors (and a useful refresher course for seasoned investors)
Private investors are successful not simply through chance, but through knowledge, experience and dedication. Equipping yourself with these three attributes will set you firmly on the road to building and managing your own successful, profitable investment portfolio in the years to come. Many pundits are expecting a period of sustained growth to follow the pandemic – make sure you’re ready to take advantage of it.

Rodney Hobson is a well-known and highly regarded financial author, market commentator and private investor as well as a regular contributor and speaker at the London Investor Show. Rodney has devised a 2-hour workshop aimed squarely at beginners – debunking market myths and explaining clearly how to get started. Intended for investors who are aiming to choose their own shares and build a solid, healthy portfolio.

The course covers:
  • How to read company results – the importance of looking back over five years and what conclusions an investor can draw
  • How to read a company balance sheet
  • Looking at trading updates
  • Simple but vital investor ratios – PE, yield, dividend cover and interest cover.
  • Taking a long or short view – fundamentals v charting, dividends, price averaging, stop losses, churning
  • Using your ISA allowance
  • Takeovers
  • Jargon busting
  • How to set up a trading account. Charges.
  • Where to get your information
Over two hours, Rodney will guide you through some of the most important aspects of being a successful investor. He will explain how to get started, how to make rational and educated investment decisions and how to navigate your way through the financial markets. With time for questions and individual support, this indispensable course will help you lay the necessary groundwork to build a profitable portfolio upon.

Your £49 course fee includes:
  • Course materials and handbook to take away
  • Complimentary entry to the London Investor Show
  • A signed copy of “Shares made simple” – Rodney’s best-selling investment book
  • Refreshments – afternoon tea and coffee will be served at 2.15 pm
  • Annual Digital subscription to the Investors Chronicle – the UK’s foremost investment magazine
  • A SILVER ticket to the Sustainable & Social Investing Conference (worth £30) in London on Thursday, 2 nd December 2021.
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please book your seat here. £49 (including vat).