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The Santa Claus Rally: Everything Traders Need to Know

The Santa Claus Rally describes the historical tendency of the stock market to climb during the last five trading days of the year and the first two of the new year.

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December 21, 2023 11:35 AM
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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.

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What are the most volatile stocks in 2023?

The most volatile stocks can be prized among day traders and others – offering lots of opportunity as well as risk. So, what are the most volatile stocks in 2023?

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October 16, 2023 06:06 AM

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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.

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Barca Media spin-off: what does the SPAC mean for FC Barcelona?

FC Barcelona is expected to list its media business in the final quarter of 2023. Find out everything we know about the Barca Media SPAC and what it means for the club.

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August 18, 2023 06:15 AM
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History of the stock market

Stock markets have existed for hundreds of years. This guide covers the development of markets in 1700s Amsterdam to the most recent significant events of modern stock markets.

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Equities trading: definition, examples and how to trade

Equities trading is the buying and selling of company shares. There are a few ways you can trade equities, let’s take a look at each below.

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June 9, 2023 07:00 AM
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Tesla shares are crashing in December

If Elon Musk names a new Twitter CEO, maybe he can turn his focus back to Tesla and get the stock price moving higher again!

December 22, 2022 03:50 PM
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Gaming stocks 2022: Your guide to the top video game stocks

After a stellar few years, the video game industry looks set for a slowdown. But which gaming stocks might outperform the sector? Find out here.

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Private companies vs public companies: what are the key differences?

Every company in the world falls into one of two categories: public or private. But only public companies’ shares are available to buy and sell on stock exchanges. Get an in-depth look at differences between the two types of company.

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August 10, 2022 04:30 AM

DAX: EUR/USD parity has big implications for European indices

The recent price action in EUR/USD should serve as a reminder of the importance of the FX market, even if you’re not trading it directly.

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July 12, 2022 03:01 PM
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ServiceTitan IPO: Everything you need to know about ServiceTitan

ServiceTitan, a software company serving home maintenance businesses and field workers is expected to go public this year in the US at an $18b valuation.

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April 26, 2022 10:23 AM

Tencent reaches Head and Shoulders target on negative news

Tencent Holdings LTD is down nearly 20% over the last 2 days as Chinese Banking officials are set to pass down a record fine

March 15, 2022 02:04 PM
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Starling IPO: Everything you need to know about Starling Bank

British challenger bank Starling is expected to go public within the next one or two years, which could make it one of the hottest London IPOs to watch in 2022. Discover everything we know about the Starling Bank IPO and how the company compares to other FinTechs.

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February 22, 2022 05:30 AM
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ASX200 through a fresh 2022 lens

My first day back in the office today since Christmas Eve, which brings with it the benefits of a recharged battery and a fresh lens to view markets.

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US stocks 2021 year in review: “Big tech” stocks extend their run of dominance

Every single major sector rose this year, led by energy and real estate, and even the lagging consumer staples, utilities and communication services stocks rose by nearly 20% on (a capitalization-weighted) average...

“Retail Week” in focus: WMT, TGT, HD, LOW and more

Between the US, UK, and Canadian retail sales reports, as well as earnings reports from Walmart (WMT), Target (TGT), Home Depot (HD), and Lowes (LOW), it’s pretty clear that next week will be “Retail Week”

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November 12, 2021 01:33 PM

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Stagflation headlines abound: How likely is it and how can traders prepare?

If we do enter a stagflationary environment, there may be relatively few investments that perform well - see what they are and what to avoid!

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October 14, 2021 11:08 AM

USA! USA! USA! Dollar Index and S&P 500 Test Highs as Traders Pile into US Assets

Global capital is flooding into US markets as many traders return from a long holiday weekend.

S&P 500 Bull Market Given a Clean “Bill of Health” by 2019 Sector Performance

Roughly four months after the Christmas swoon in US stocks, sector rotation suggests the bull market is alive and well.

Tech-Heavy Nasdaq in a Health Uptrend, Tech Earnings on Tap to Close the Month

US stock markets stumbled out of the gate to start this week’s trade after a lack of progress on the US-China trade negotiation front this weekend and fresh concerns around Boeing’s prospects. Among the major US indices, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite is performing best...

Signs of a Thaw in US Government Shutdown Negotiations Ahead of a Busy Week for US Stocks?

When yesterday’s dueling Democratic and Republican proposals to open the government both failed to garner nearly enough votes in the Senate, it assured that 800,000 government employees would go a whole month without receiving a paycheck. However, it’s often said that “the night is darkest just before the dawn,” and there are some signs that yesterday’s failed votes may serve as the catalyst for a true compromise to end the stalemate.

S&P 500 Breaks Bearish Wedge, Traders Monitoring Earnings and Shutdown Shenanigans

US stock markets were closed yesterday in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, and given the headwinds the world economy faces, perhaps policymakers could benefit from his overriding message of inclusion and cooperation.