Discretionary Management – is it worth it? costs & pitfalls

Discretionary Management – is it worth it? costs & pitfalls

Discretionary Management means that a portfolio is fully managed by professionals. All of this comes at a cost! Today we look at the hidden pitfalls of DM - 16 gennaio

  • Funds & ETFs

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Brexit 101 – Simple explanation and repercussions

Brexit 101 – Simple explanation and repercussions

Tonight, British law makers will seal the fate on UK's relationship with the EU. In this article we discuss Brexit and the repercussions of tonight's vote - 15 gennaio

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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Have more companies issued negative guidance for Q4 2018?

Have more companies issued negative guidance for Q4 2018?

A very good piece of information to look for when trading stocks is forward guidance. After Apple and Samsung, have more firms issued negative guidance? - 14 gennaio

  • Stocks

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Is a recession looming? Considerations for 2019

Is a recession looming? Considerations for 2019

In 2018 we saw the return of volatility which prompted the discussion about when a recession will occur. Today we look at the considerations for 2019... - 11 gennaio

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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Bulls on the run? Not so fast!

Bulls on the run? Not so fast!

The year has started very well for equity markets amid cautious optimism over the prospects for a trade deal between the U.S. and China. .. - 09 gennaio

  • Indices

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Samsung issues profit warning - more trouble ahead?

Samsung issues profit warning - more trouble ahead?

Samsung, the world’s largest maker or smartphones and semiconductors just issued a warning that is operating profit will decline by 29%... - 08 gennaio

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AUDNZD - 07.01.19

AUDNZD - 07.01.19

AUDNZD opportunity... - 07 gennaio

  • Forex

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CHFJPY - after the fall (and the gains!) it's time to LONG!

CHFJPY - after the fall (and the gains!) it's time to LONG!

Back in December, we have signalled a short trade for CHFJPY and I can say that the trade went very well...today we want to do the opposite! - 04 gennaio

  • Forex

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FedEX - share price heavily discounted - should we consider?

FedEX - share price heavily discounted - should we consider?

FedEX, which is one of the worlds largest courier companies has seen its share price plummeting in 2018 on fears of slowing global economic growth and.... - 04 gennaio

  • Stocks

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2018 - Market Review; Wild ride & the return of the bears

2018 - Market Review; Wild ride & the return of the bears

As we enter 2019, I wanted to look back and review last year which will be surely remembered for a roller-coaster year in the markets.... - 03 gennaio

  • Indices

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Opportunity for the USD Index (28.12.18)

Opportunity for the USD Index (28.12.18)

During the past couple of weeks we have witnessed a steady rise in gold prices - should we consider trading the USD Index now? - 28 dicembre

  • Indices

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United Health Group Inc - Long Opportunity (20.12.18)

United Health Group Inc - Long Opportunity (20.12.18)

United Health Group Inc (UNH) is one of the few stocks which had relatively smooth year in comparison with other major shares. Today it represents one.... - 20 dicembre

  • Stocks

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Softbank - IPO disappoints whilst its prospects are high!

Softbank - IPO disappoints whilst its prospects are high!

Softbank had a disappointing debut on the Tokyo stock market. Nevertheless, it operates in a growing market which is posed for growth.... - 19 dicembre

  • Stocks

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A new dawn for facebook?

A new dawn for facebook?

Facebook had a very bad year for it’s share price following various scandals. Price is down 36% since highs..are we finally seeing end to this? - 18 dicembre

  • Stocks

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Five countries are in a bear market - will the US follow?

Five countries are in a bear market - will the US follow?

Trade war rhetoric is weighing heavily on stock prices around the world with five major countries are currently in a bear market. Will the US follow or .. - 17 dicembre

  • Indices

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Tesla - what to do?

Tesla - what to do?

Two fold idea for Tesla.... - 14 dicembre

  • Stocks

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Investing in Artificial Intelligence!

Investing in Artificial Intelligence!

Like all thematic investments, finding the right instrument is not easy. Today we discuss an interesting way to take advantage from this ascending trend! - 12 dicembre

  • Funds & ETFs

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The rise of Artificial Intelligence

The rise of Artificial Intelligence

Conspiracy theory suggests that the world will be taken over by bots, created by humans themselves...today we look at the rising trend of A.I. - 11 dicembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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No deal Brexit: Which sectors stands to suffer/gain most?

No deal Brexit: Which sectors stands to suffer/gain most?

The UK parliament vote has been postponed and this gave rise to more speculation. The possibility of a No deal or hard Brexit is back on the cards..... - 11 dicembre

  • Stocks

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Various scenarios for Brexit - How will the GBP move?

Various scenarios for Brexit - How will the GBP move?

Decision time for PM May as she is seeking a vote to get approval for her Brexit deal. Nothing is certain and there are currently various scenarios ... - 10 dicembre

  • Forex

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Chart Analysis  - Utilities vs S&P500

Chart Analysis - Utilities vs S&P500

Volatility is on the rise..this simple chart analysis can help us understand the importance of sector analysis and the power of diversification.. - 06 dicembre

  • Stocks

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U.S. Futures in the red

U.S. Futures in the red

The futures market had to be halted for a brief period due to violent price moves. Elsewhere the CFO of Huawei was arrested at the request of the US... - 06 dicembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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CHFJPY - several indications for a short 05.12.18

CHFJPY - several indications for a short 05.12.18

An interesting change in pattern seems to be forming for the CHF/JPY cross. Several indications, including the kimura trading SNIPER PATTERN shows us .... - 05 dicembre

  • Forex

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Brexit can be reversed! GBPUSD jumps on the news!

Brexit can be reversed! GBPUSD jumps on the news!

According to an advisor to the EU Court of Justice, Brexit can be reversed. The news will surely create more problems for Theresa May as the Pound jumps. - 04 dicembre

  • Forex

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Flat to Inverted - First signs of an impending slowdown

Flat to Inverted - First signs of an impending slowdown

Part of the U.S. Treasuries yield curve just inverted for the first time in more than a decade. Is this the end of the bull market? What to do about it? - 04 dicembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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S&P 500 - contradicting formations!

S&P 500 - contradicting formations!

After it has declined twice to area 2630, the S&P 500 re-bounded for the third time to area 2800. We now how some interesting contradictions! - 03 dicembre

  • Indices

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The most important macroeconomic events of the week

The most important macroeconomic events of the week

This week we will have a lot of macroeconomic events to look forward to... - 03 dicembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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EURUSD - 30.11.2018

EURUSD - 30.11.2018

EUR/USD - combining sentiment trading with the power of moving averages - 30 novembre

  • Forex

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Market are falling? How to gain in a stable way!

Market are falling? How to gain in a stable way!

How can we protect our portfolios in a down market when traditional safe havens like bonds and gold are not so attractive? Today we look at utilities.. - 29 novembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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Weekly market overview - 23rd November 2018

Weekly market overview - 23rd November 2018

Weekly market overview - 23rd November 2018 - 28 novembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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GM cost cutting plan - is it a good bet?

GM cost cutting plan - is it a good bet?

After announcing a major cost cutting restructuring plan, GM received a bashing from President Trump - does the end justifies the means for GM? - 28 novembre

  • Stocks

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Options investment firm BURNS clients wealth over night!

Options investment firm BURNS clients wealth over night!

Options trading firm collapses after mayhem in commodities market. What are the lessons to be learned here? - 26 novembre

  • Commodities

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Choosing your Broker after ESMA and MiFID II

Choosing your Broker after ESMA and MiFID II

We periodically receive requests from investors who are scammed by unregulated brokers. To avoid incurring these unpleasant situations, here is a small .. - 22 novembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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FAANGs Fears in Focus

FAANGs Fears in Focus

The last couple of weeks have been very difficult for momentum investments as several stocks declined heavily. Today we focus on FAANGs - 22 novembre

  • Stocks

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Active Fund vs Active Fund – the fee differential!

Active Fund vs Active Fund – the fee differential!

Fees are a very important factor when considering investments. In this article we try to understand the effect of fees on fund performance. - 20 novembre

  • Funds & ETFs

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It's now the time for Netflix!

It's now the time for Netflix!

After Google, Netflix’s ‘death cross’ is the third for FAANG stocks - what should we do? - 20 novembre

  • Stocks

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Nissan Motors chairman arrested for financial misconduct

Nissan Motors chairman arrested for financial misconduct

Mr Carlos Ghosn, chairman of Renault and Nissan Motors has been arrested today in Tokyo over financial misconduct claims. - 19 novembre

  • Society - Communication

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Google - Deathcross forming!

Google - Deathcross forming!

The infamous death cross forming for Alphabet - shall we try a short trade? - 16 novembre

  • Stocks

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Brexit news – the never ending saga!

Brexit news – the never ending saga!

Just few hours that a draft deal has been signed off by the cabinet, various ministers are resigning and there seems to be no ending to this saga! - 15 novembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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Banca Sistema - do we finally buy?

Banca Sistema - do we finally buy?

Banca Sistema, an Italian bank which operates in the factoring business has seen its price decreasing by 30% this year. Is it finally time to buy? - 15 novembre

  • Stocks

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Apple - Target Hit!

Apple - Target Hit!

Last week we provided a controversial trade on apple – Go Short for the short term. - 14 novembre

  • Stocks

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IMF's Lagarde in favour of the crypto market!

IMF's Lagarde in favour of the crypto market!

I have been saying this for quite a long time, cryptos will take over paper money once they are fully regulated, but mostly, once central banks .read more - 14 novembre

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

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The Importance of Staying Invested

The Importance of Staying Invested

When stock markets decline heavily, investors are very tempted to sell off to protect their gains or even worse sell to stop the losses from accumulating. - 13 novembre

  • Indices

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Brexit uncertainty continues - GBPUSD on the move

Brexit uncertainty continues - GBPUSD on the move

The U.K. government is racing against the clock trying to clinch a deal with the European Union..in the mean time, we can try to trade the GBP. - 13 novembre

  • Forex

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The real purpose of Euro cost averaging

The real purpose of Euro cost averaging

While there's pretty much no such thing as a risk-free investment, there are strategies you can employ to minimize your risk. One known tactic is .... - 09 novembre

  • Funds & ETFs

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Successful investing - Market timing

Successful investing - Market timing

Building and protecting what you’ve earned is critical to achieving your investment goals, but it is impossible to time the market perfectly..... - 09 novembre

  • Funds & ETFs

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Cash shortage? No problem, pay in ham!

Cash shortage? No problem, pay in ham!

Following default on its bonds, a Chinese ham producer has come up with an innovative way to pay its creditors...click here to read more - 09 novembre

  • Society - Communication

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Michael Kors - time to buy?

Michael Kors - time to buy?

Michael Kors shares plunged more than 15 percent after the handbag maker recorded weaker sales at its retail stores in Europe. Time to buy? - 08 novembre

  • Stocks

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Short term trade - Short on Apple!

Short term trade - Short on Apple!

It might sound controversial, but my current idea is to go Short the stock... - 05 novembre

  • Stocks

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US Midterms - overview and likely market reactions

US Midterms - overview and likely market reactions

Tomorrow, the U.S. vote in their midterms - today we provide an overview of these elections and what are the likely effects of results to the stock market - 05 novembre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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The famous Bitcoin triangle – Finally broken!

The famous Bitcoin triangle – Finally broken!

We all know about this triangle which we have followed for months now…. - 02 novembre

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

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One more thing...less - Apple stock falls 7%

One more thing...less - Apple stock falls 7%

Normally, when a company reports earnings above of what has been expected stock prices shoot up but this was not the case with Apple.... - 02 novembre

  • Stocks

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Baidu continues to grow! - Investment opportunity?

Baidu continues to grow! - Investment opportunity?

Baidu, which is China’s largest search engine known as the “Google of China” has just struck an agreement with Volvo Cars to develop self-driving cars... - 01 novembre

  • Stocks

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Today we discus Halloween and the Pet industry!

Today we discus Halloween and the Pet industry!

Do we really realise how much we spend on our furry friends? - 01 novembre

  • Society - Communication

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Facebook announce Q3 2018 earnings - the situation

Facebook announce Q3 2018 earnings - the situation

Yesterday Facebook reported its third quarter earnings whereby the company managed to beat profit expectations but failed on revenue ...click to read more - 31 ottobre

  • Stocks

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The case for Italian Government Bonds

The case for Italian Government Bonds

An interesting investment opportunity we are currently monitoring is towards Italian Government Bonds....click to read more. - 31 ottobre

  • Bonds

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Trump is back!

Trump is back!

President Trump is famous for using social media in a passionate way and targeting different topics at the right moment.... - 30 ottobre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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Gold or Silver - which one to choose?

Gold or Silver - which one to choose?

Lately investors are looking more at metals as the equity market is being faced by massive selling pressures. The question is however remains - which one? - 30 ottobre

  • Commodities

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Khashoggi murder - harsh reality as inflows expected to rise

Khashoggi murder - harsh reality as inflows expected to rise

We all read about the brutal murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the way many businesses were distancing themselves from the country. The harsh truth however... - 29 ottobre

  • Funds & ETFs

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EURJPY - trend reversion near?

EURJPY - trend reversion near?

EURJPY is currently trading in a downward channel. Although the majority of traders think that the trend is soon going to change... - 29 ottobre

  • Forex

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Tech stocks more volatile than Cryptos!

Tech stocks more volatile than Cryptos!

We all perceive that crypto currency investments, in comparison to equity is much volatile. Lately however.... - 26 ottobre

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

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Amazon watch your back - Microsoft is coming!

Amazon watch your back - Microsoft is coming!

Until a few weeks ago, we were talking about Amazon’s potential to become the first company to reach $1 trillion in market cap. .. - 26 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Green, Green on the streets....!!??

Green, Green on the streets....!!??

As the markets continue to bleed heavily, some were cheering as they saw it coming... click to read more. - 25 ottobre

  • Funds & ETFs

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Deutsche bank announces its latest earnings - price drops!

Deutsche bank announces its latest earnings - price drops!

Deutsche bank saw its shares slide by 4% after the bank reported its latest quarterly earnings. What is the situation right now? .... - 24 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Pet commerce booming -  the recession free industry!!

Pet commerce booming - the recession free industry!!

In our human nature, we may be divided on various topics like politics, sports, religion, etc but we all agree on one thing; we do love our pets! - 24 ottobre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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GBPUSD- What to do if your idea is different from the herd?

GBPUSD- What to do if your idea is different from the herd?

GBPUSD (daily) is currently showing an interesting pattern – A double top formation whilst the majority are going long..What should we do? - 23 ottobre

  • Forex

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Alibaba - sell off over?

Alibaba - sell off over?

In an article I wrote back in September, I mentioned the fact that Alibaba is facing several pressures due to the Trade war issues and the resignation... - 22 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Empowering Women generate better results! Where to invest?

Empowering Women generate better results! Where to invest?

In a previous article we saw that statistically investing in firms which empowered women generated better results. Where can we invest to achieve this? - 19 ottobre

  • Funds & ETFs

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EURGBP - good trading levels

EURGBP - good trading levels

I've been keeping an eye on EURGBP for a few days now, after a careful analysis I arrived at this conclusion - 18 ottobre

  • Forex

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eBay sues Amazon. Game changer?

eBay sues Amazon. Game changer?

eBay has just filed a lawsuit against its major competitor, Amazon, accusing the company of illegally poaching sellers on its marketplace.... - 18 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Introducing Womenomics

Introducing Womenomics

Did you know that in the U.S., women earn less than men in 439 out of 446 major corporations? - 17 ottobre

  • Society - Communication

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Recreational marijuana has just been legalised

Recreational marijuana has just been legalised

As from today, recreational marijuana is now legal all over Canada..... - 17 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Uber to go public next year

Uber to go public next year

Uber Technologies Inc will go public by mid next year with the latest valuation at $120 billion - 16 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Market Weekly Review - 12th October 2018

Market Weekly Review - 12th October 2018

Market Weekly Review for week ending 12/10/18 - 16 ottobre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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Are you diversified yet?

Are you diversified yet?

Last week was one of the worst weeks in the markets and it reminded us of the importance of not putting all of our eggs in one basket. - 16 ottobre

  • Funds & ETFs

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USD index - 15.10.18

USD index - 15.10.18

interesting buy opportunity for the US Dollar index - 15 ottobre

  • Forex

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Fear mounts on Italian bonds - to avoid or to conquer?

Fear mounts on Italian bonds - to avoid or to conquer?

The Italian 10 Year government bond yields rose to 3.53% from 2.808% a month ago and spreads over German yields widened sharply. An opportunity? - 15 ottobre

  • Bonds

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How to gain when the market falls?

How to gain when the market falls?

In a situation when markets are declining and uncertain, investors generally flock to safe havens like Gold, bonds and cash instruments. Another way to... - 12 ottobre

  • Funds & ETFs

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Bear market - are we there yet?

Bear market - are we there yet?

Are we entering into a bear market? - 12 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Caught by surprise? Reasons why the sell-off in the markets

Caught by surprise? Reasons why the sell-off in the markets

This week has been one of the worse this year and many have been left surprised about it. In reality though several ........... - 12 ottobre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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EURCHF  - 11.10.18

EURCHF - 11.10.18

Interesting position for EURCHF - 11 ottobre

  • Forex

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Blood, blood everywhere...

Blood, blood everywhere...

Yesterday was a very ugly day for the stock market. It was a reminder that markets don’t always go up and sometimes they do go down and when they do.. - 11 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Prudential Financial Inc - Solid as a rock!

Prudential Financial Inc - Solid as a rock!

In another article we discussed the importance to identify trends in the Silver Economy and today I wanted to share with you an interesting investment.... - 10 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Yield Curve inversion - should we worry?

Yield Curve inversion - should we worry?

If you follow financial news, there is a good chance that you might have noticed the mention of flattening of the yield curve over the past couple of ... - 10 ottobre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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Excellent Performance with contained risk

Excellent Performance with contained risk

Investment Strategies with historical performance of between 7.6% - 11.4%. - 09 ottobre

  • Funds & ETFs

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The Silver Economy opportunity

The Silver Economy opportunity

One of the current realities across the globe is that the world’s senior population is rising fast and will continue to rise over the years to come... - 09 ottobre

  • Funds & ETFs

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Investing with emotions - CR7 effect fading?

Investing with emotions - CR7 effect fading?

Financial markets tend to move because of demand and supply forces but an important factor which gives rise to irrational behaviour by investors is when.. - 08 ottobre

  • Stocks

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AUDUSD - the trend continues

AUDUSD - the trend continues

This currency pair has been on the downtrend since the start of the year with the Aussie losing 10% year to date. The major reason for this was.... - 08 ottobre

  • Forex

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CAT - Cup and handle formation 05.10.18

CAT - Cup and handle formation 05.10.18

Caterpillar Inc, which is a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment is very close to a breakout on a Cup and Handle formation. - 05 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Gold analysis - managing the currency volatility

Gold analysis - managing the currency volatility

Gold is passing through a very difficult year with the precious metal currently losing 8% year to date. The USD strength has been one of the major...... - 04 ottobre

  • Commodities

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USD/JPY - resistance approaching? as at 04.10.18

USD/JPY - resistance approaching? as at 04.10.18

USDJPY (daily chart) has risen a lot in September forming a nice upward channel. It is now reaching a level which can easily be transformed into a ... - 04 ottobre

  • Forex

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U.S. adds 230,000 private sector jobs - ADP report

U.S. adds 230,000 private sector jobs - ADP report

ADP report just issued showed that private-sector employment soared in September, as employers added 230,000 jobs. - 03 ottobre

  • Forex

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Aston Martin IPO starts today

Aston Martin IPO starts today

As we reported a couple of weeks ago, Aston martin has issued shares for the first time and these started trading today. - 03 ottobre

  • Stocks

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EM expected to outperform - some considerations

EM expected to outperform - some considerations

Emerging market equities are expected to be the top performing asset class over the next five years. Some considerations... - 03 ottobre

  • Economy - Politics - Regulation

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36% of Bitcoin in circulation is lost. Demand on the rise?

36% of Bitcoin in circulation is lost. Demand on the rise?

Two research firms recently released findings that shows that over one-third of the Bitcoin currently in circulation is lost. - 03 ottobre

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

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EUR/GBP - trade opportunity

EUR/GBP - trade opportunity

British finance minister Hammond has just warned that if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, the UK would need to enforce controls on the Irish border. - 03 ottobre

  • Forex

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General Electric appoints new CEO

General Electric appoints new CEO

General Electric announced that they are going to replace CEO John Flannery, after just over a year in the role. This announcement was greeted......... - 02 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Low cost, lower profit. Ryanair or EasyJet?

Low cost, lower profit. Ryanair or EasyJet?

During the past couple of months, Ryanair has been on the news for wrong reasons as it had to cancel several flights across Europe due to pilot .......... - 02 ottobre

  • Stocks

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Tesla jumps 16% in pre-market

Tesla jumps 16% in pre-market

Tesla jumps 16% in pre-market trading after an e-mail from Musk to Tesla shareholders. - 01 ottobre

  • Stocks

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