Is there an easy way to invest in British Petroleum shares - as the price is bound to go up in the long term?
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Asked By: Alana C - 6/18/2010
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Really? How do you know this... More
Answered By: Net Advisor™ - 6/18/2010
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Answered By: RROD - 6/18/2010
Ok, since people on here are being rude and attacking my answer instead of coming up with their own opinons and reasons for their answer, I'm going to make it short and sweet for you... More
Answered By: Elle - 6/18/2010
It's NOT British Petroleum!!!! It's BP. To invest in BP you buy SHARES just like any other company. BP shares are traded in London on the London Stock Exchange (BP..L) about 374p each and also as ADRs (BP.NYSE) at about $31.71 (there are 6 BP shares in 1 ADR).You need to sign up with a stockbroker or try your Bank.
Answered By: raysor - 6/18/2010
I love some of the hysterical answers you have been given - BP will go bankkrupt, the owners will retire (what - all the shareholders?) all the employees will leave for other oil companies (really... More
Answered By: Klauss B - 6/18/2010
hi there BP is into troubles... so you can buy them.... It well raise definitely high. But I can on index as a whole lol... so dont know correctly...
Answered By: Party - 6/18/2010
Open a share dealing account with your bank or one of the online stockbrokers - e.g. TD Waterhouse or Selftrade where you can buy the actual shares, it's a straightforward process... More
Answered By: agent4927 - 6/18/2010
I was just saying the same thing, but I backed away from the thought after thinking that this is so far from being over, it's very high risk.
Answered By: LL - 6/18/2010
Speculating that BP will go up over the long term is complete speculation. The problem here is that you, nor does anyone know when BP's stock price will go back up... More
Answered By: Stock Trading Warrior - 6/18/2010
If you are not going to trade regularly, your bank can buy for you, without opening a trading account; if you have the funds in your account. Check out the approximate price first,(so that you don't look stupid) and work out how many you want to buy. Not worth investing less than £500, because of dealing costs.
Answered By: Gerry Attrick. - 6/18/2010
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