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How to buy US Dollars

The US dollar has risen to its strongest level for two decades thanks to safe-haven inflows amid geopolitical tensions and fears of rate hikes from the Fed. Discover the different ways you can trade the US dollar.

Gold outlook 2022: Will precious metals get back on track after a lacklustre 2021?

There are sufficient tailwinds in the global economy and the possibility of further geopolitical tensions to give gold support, but not necessarily drive prices higher...

December 16, 2021 02:54 PM

The impact of market volatility on performance for retail traders

Do traders perform better when markets are moving, or when they’re calm? We studied over 10,000 retail traders to uncover any trends when volatility was high – and when it wasn’t.

December 8, 2021 10:30 AM

How to trade FTSE 100 stocks

The FTSE 100 is one of the most globally recognised indices, listing 100 of the UK’s largest companies. As the economy recovers from the pandemic, investors are identifying many trading opportunities in these stocks. So, what are FTSE 100 stocks and how can you trade them?

September 16, 2021 05:00 AM

Holding company: definition, structure, benefits

Holding companies are large conglomerates used to protect business assets and are a cost-effective method for members to exert control over corporations. Many of the largest publicly traded companies are actually holding companies, so it’s important to understand how they are run and make money.

August 27, 2021 01:24 PM

What is net income? Everything you need to know about net income

Net income denotes how much money a company has made after subtracting all business expenses required to make that money. Net income is useful for traders to determine how profitable a company is. Keep reading to learn more about net income and how it affects company share price.

August 17, 2021 06:27 AM

Mutual fund vs index fund: which is better?

Learn more about both mutual funds and index funds and the strategies used when investing in both.

August 12, 2021 05:33 AM

    European Open: Next Round of GDP Reports Up, USD/CAD Eyes 1.23

    Preliminary reports for Q2 GDP are released across Europe, ahead of consumption data in the US and monthly GDP for Canada.

    FTSE breaks out, STOXX 600 Hits Record High (TGT)

    After a pause, the FTSE 100 finally broke to a new cycle in line with its rebound form the July low, as it tries to close the gap with European indices.

    Asian Open: Dollar Continues to Fall, AUD/CAD Breaks to 13-month low

    The unwinding of the US dollar has provided a lift to commodities and FX peers, yet the Australian dollar is losing ground in the commodity FX space.

    European Open: GBP/USD Breaks June High, 1.40 Back in Focus

    The British pound has retained and extended its lead despite coronavirus cases breaking a 6-day run of declines.

    July 29, 2021 01:53 AM