By now most of us are aware that investing has become hugely popular over the pandemic – people have more spare money and time to invest. You might be surprised however, at who has been learning to trade, read our article to learn more.
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How badly has Brexit screwed the UK economy?
Three months after the UK officially left the EU the effect on the economy is worse than expected. Trade problems with Europe and the prevailing coronavirus pandemic are really taking their toll. So how bad is the UK economy?
How pandemics affect stock markets | A historical view
There have long been large reaching health crises across the globe which have affected local economies, but only recently due to globalisation have we seen pandemics that have damaged global financial markets. Here we look into a history of pandemics and their effect on the stock markets, has COVID had the biggest impact relative to other pandemics?
Buy the Dip | Abbott Laboratories
Abbott Laboratories has just got emergency use authorisation from the U.S. health regulator or its molecular test to detect and distinguish the coronavirus and two types of flu viruses with a single test. Will this set a bright future ahead for the medical company?
Does working from home really save you money?
There are a lot of financial benefits that come to mind when you work from home rather than commuting to the office. With the average Brit saving £55 per week working from home, this gives you a monthly chunk to invest. But are you saving as much money as the average?
Brexit borders and US stimulus | Latest stock market news
This year of breaking news is not over. Brexit borders and the US stimulus package delivery nods a bumpy road ahead for stock markets. Global stocks fell on Monday as the new coronavirus strain in the UK (which is up to 70% more transmissible) threatens global travel. Read on to find out more.
Should I buy Facebook stock?
Facebook has been on the front pages more than once recently, but how does this affect stock prices? The company has shown it is robust, powering through the pandemic and a high-profile boycott this year. Its Q3 earnings suggest nothing can stop its path, however, with the antitrust lawsuits filed by the US government, will we see a turn around?
Are blue skies ahead for airline stocks?
Following the huge rally last week sparked by vaccine announcements, is it a good time to buy airline stocks? Well this weekend saw the highest number of travellers for eight months and this will only improve. The sky’s the limit.
The race for a vaccine isn’t over.
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.
Pfizer Vaccine Boosts Stocks
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%.