Investing over the internet (see online sharedealing)
Increasingly, investment companies are looking to let investors invest via the net. But you may still have to complete a paper application form and send it by post to the investment house. Online stockbrokers have boomed in recent times . Dealing through your computer can be convenient and cheap. The net can also provide investors with a wealth of information and share tips (see our regularly updated Midas column http://www.thisismoney.com/news.asp).