In order to trade click on the "Questions" button on the top menu. A list of active questions will be presented. Select the question that interests you by clicking on its name. The possible outcomes concerning the selected question are then presented. Select the one you wish to bet on by clicking on its name and buy shares according to your opinion strength! You'll immediately see the prediction change in this question's outcomes based on your input. Of course, other people making predictions will change the possibilities, too.
In order to sell your shares, you have two options:
If you want to liquidate your total holding shares: Click on the Portfolio button to view the number of shares you own. Below of each question name, there is the "Sell" button, where you can also be informed about your current profit or loss.
If you want to sell a portion of your holding shares: Select the question in which you have already made a forecast, click on the answer that you have invested in and enter the amount of shares that you would like to cash out.
Click on the Portfolio button to view the shares you own. PolicyOracle records all relevant information about the quantity of shares you have purchased and in which amount. Moreover, you may also observe the current price / probability of this outcome as well as the profit or loss you may have.
Click on Portfolio button and click on the "Trade History" tab. PolicyOracle records all relevant information about the quantity of shares you have purchased or sold in each transaction, the relevant cost and the date that the transaction took place.
Click on Portfolio button and click on the "Balance History" tab. PolicyOracle records all relevant information about your profit or loss when the question ends and the correct answer is known.