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How to trade with the trailing stop loss
Using a trailing stop loss can be a great way to mitigate the risk of trend reversals harming your open positions. Learn about trailing stop losses, and how to use them effectively.
Black swan events: how does black swan theory affect trading?
A black swan event can have a devastating impact on the markets and is next to impossible to predict. So how should you deal with black swans when trading?
Quantum computing stocks: how to invest in quantum computing
Quantum computing stocks represent the companies researching the next potential great leap forward in computing power. But are they a good investment? Find out here.
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Robotics stocks: a guide to trading robotics companies
Are we poised for a robot revolution? Find out here, plus how to invest in the robotics stocks leading the automation revolution.
Stock market crash history: past financial bubbles and crises
For traders today, it seems the next financial crisis is never too far off. Let’s examine some of the biggest stock market crashes in history – and what we can learn from them.
GVZ index: Your guide to the gold volatility index
The GVZ index – otherwise known as the gold volatility index – is a leading measure of risk in the precious metal market. Because of this, it’s often called the ‘gold VIX’.
Credit rating agencies: your complete guide
Credit rating agencies (CRAs) are a key part of fundamental analysis – and their actions can reverberate across financial markets. Learn all about what a credit rating agency does here.
ATR indicator: What is the average true range in trading?
The average true range is a technical indicator that tells you a market’s current volatility – making it a key part of many successful strategies. Learn how to use the ATR indicator in your trading here.
The largest economies in the world
What are the top 10 biggest economies in the world? Find out with our complete guide to the economies by GDP, GDP per capita and PPP GDP.
Top 10 trading indicators you should know
There’s a huge range of top trading indicators available to use on charts – so which technical indicators should you focus on?
IPO outlook: Can Arm and Instacart revive the IPO market?
The IPO market is on course to suffer its worst year since 2009, but markets hope upcoming listings from Arm and Instacart can provide a much-needed catalyst.
How to use the SuperTrend indicator
The SuperTrend indicator is a useful tool for any technical trader – helping you identify trends and generate signals at a glance. Learn all about trading with the SuperTrend here.
ADX indicator: How to measure trends with the average directional index
The ADX indicator is a useful tool for any technical trader, helping to mitigate the risk of losing out on a faltering trend. Learn how to trade with the average directional index here.
The top 10 strongest currencies in the world
The world's strongest currency is the Kuwait dinar. Its high value comes from Kuwait’s booming oil industry, which accounts for 80% of the country’s exports. It is also the highest valued currency pegged to the US dollar.
Nasdaq 100 outlook: What is the outlook for AI stocks in H2 2023?
AI has driven markets higher in the first half, but what will happen in the second?
FTSE 100 analysis: Are UK stocks undervalued?
The FTSE 100 has underperformed in 2023. We take a look at why and examine whether UK stocks are undervalued.
BABA stock: Everything you need to know about the Alibaba IPOs
Alibaba is separating itself into six businesses, most of which will pursue their own IPO, in the hope of unlocking value.
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A guide to the banking crisis: What happened and what comes next?
Markets have been rocked by the biggest banking crisis since the 2008 financial crash.
Will the US ban TikTok and what stocks would benefit?
What stocks would benefit if TikTok is banned in the US?
Big Tech layoffs: Are there more job cuts to come?
Meta and Amazon have embarked on their second round of job cuts, and we think more could be on the way.
SVB collapse explained: What happened and what comes next?
How did SVB collapse and what does it mean for financial markets?
Why are UK stocks leaving London and opting for US listings?
London is losing its appeal as more companies see better opportunities elsewhere.
Your complete guide to stop-loss orders
Stop-loss orders are a crucial tool for managing risk as you trade. Learn all about stops here – including what guaranteed and trailing stops are, and where to place your exit orders.