Trading from your sofa? | A look at pandemic investors

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. 

Trading 101: The best time to trade Forex

With Forex markets open almost all the time how can you decide when it is best to trade? The most lucrative times are those where different financial centres overlap as more active traders increase liquidity and therefore profit. Read on to understand when are the best times to trade Forex.

Trading 101: How to make a trading plan.

With the right plan you will have the guidance you need to select assets and decide when to take profits and cut your losses. If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Traders who have been successful over the years will swear by a trading plan so start building yours now.

The new face of trading

Who is trading online? A dramatic demographic shift has hit the world of trading. Let go of your stereotypes as we enlighten you to who is really trading these days.

Why green stocks are more lucrative than ever

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.

Do women make better investors than men?

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?

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.

Trading 101: What is Forex?

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.

What is the point of negative interest rates?

The economic uncertainty triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has led people to be more cautious with their money. Central Banks adjust interest rates to stabilize economic growth and this is how…

Remote Trading | The Next Normal

In our last article we discussed the difficulties of switching to trading remotely under COVID-19, but it’s not all doom and gloom! The switch to remote working has led to a huge increase in digital nomads. Why stay in dingy England when you can fly to a beach-side villa and be just as productive? Cue WFA’s (work from anywhere) employees, who since the pandemic have substituted their usual routines for those of travel-brochure worthy locations. No longer are digital nomads niche, some even say they are the next normal…