Have you ever been beckoned by the big profits of CFDs? Then it’s time to learn more. Unlike a typical stock market transaction where you own a share, with contract for differences’ you get the difference in the products price over the time the position is open without actually owning the stock. This is greatContinue reading “Trading 101: What are CFDs?”
Warren Buffett is arguably the greatest investor alive today. He recently celebrated his 90th birthday as the fourth richest person in the world with Forbes estimating his net worth at $82.3 billion, this is more than the net worth of Tanzania! What is his trading strategy and how can we follow his phenomenal success?
An increased awareness and falling costs has made renewable energies and other green stocks a lucrative option for investors. Clean energy equities have strongly outperformed the S&P 500 over the past three years indicating the decline in fossil fuels is here to stay. Read on to learn more about green stocks and what to look out for before you invest.
Despite there being fewer women in the stock market, research has shown women outperform men when it comes to investing. Studies found only 45% of women invest compared to 63% of men, yet women achieve 1.8% higher returns over a three year average compared to their male counterparts. So why do female investors have an edge?
Day trading has a reputation for being high-risk high-reward which can leave beginners in the gutter. Day trading requires skilled technical analysis, self-discipline and objectivity. This type of trading is highly profitable, but has a low success rate. The complexity and high risk of day trading is not for the faint of heart. Furthermore, critics say active trading strategies such as day trading do not perform as well as a passive strategy, on average. But don’t let this put you off learning about it!
After Monday’s breakthrough announcement by Pfizer, the 90% effective vaccine is dominating stock market news, but you must keep an eye out for other vaccines in the race. Pfizer’s vaccine doesn’t mean the game is over as pharma corps continue to compete to produce an effective vaccine suitable for distribution.
Today Pfizer has hit the headlines announcing their coronavirus vaccine with BioNTech giving hope to people across the world. The drug company Pfizer’s shares jumped 14% after the announcement of their vaccine, a true milestone in scientific history. The FTSE 100 followed suit, soaring by 5.5% immediately after the vaccine announcement, including shares in Informa soaring by 44% and International Airlines Group by 39%.
You may have heard that PayPal now accepts BitCoin as a legitimate currency, this is a huge breakthrough for crypto supporters! Will we start seeing more companies accepting cryptocurrencies over the next few years or are they dead in the water?
The uncertainty brought by the US election race has led investors to focus on the dollar with a rise by 1% against most global currencies. The dollar had a fair few ups and downs last night as Trump saw higher success than expected. Some surprising currencies have weakened including the Chinese yuan, Australian dollar and Norwegian crown. Share prices in Wall Street’s Dow Jones Industrial Average will start low today. Read on to learn more about how the US election will affect stock markets.
Currencies need to be exchanged to conduct foreign trade and business, making foreign exchange markets the largest and most liquid assets in the world! If you want to learn a little more about the pros and cons of forex trading, read our article.