Ryan Thaxton

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Ryan Thaxton

Financial Writer

Expertise: Macroeconomics, Fundamental Analysis, Forex

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Shein IPO: Everything you need to know about Shein

Chinese retailer Shein has privately filed for an IPO after slating plans to go public in 2022. Take a look at everything we know about the fast-fashion brand.

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November 30, 2023 12:10 PM
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CVC Capital Partners IPO: Everything you need to know about CVC Capital

Learn everything you need to know about the private equity firm CVC Capital Partners ahead of its IPO, now delayed to 2024.

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November 1, 2023 04:48 PM
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AirTrunk IPO: Everything you need to know about AirTrunk

AirTrunk is one of the largest hyperscale data centre developers in Asia-Pacific. Based in Australia, the company is exploring a listing on the ASX that could value them at AU$10 billion.

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October 9, 2023 02:08 PM
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Navan IPO: Everything you need to know about Navan

Navan, formerly TripActions, is one of the fastest growing travel start-ups in the industry. The tech company is expected to list in April 2024 after confidentially filing for an IPO.

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October 3, 2023 10:54 AM
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BMC Software IPO: Everything you need to know about BMC

BMC Software, an IT software management provider, confidentially filed for an IPO in February. Recent competitor analysis suggests the projected market capitalisation post-listing may be higher than expected.

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October 3, 2023 08:24 AM
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Klaviyo IPO: Everything you need to know about Klaviyo

The email marketing platform Klaviyo has become a prominent software provider in a crowded field. Learn all about its post-IPO success in 2023.

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September 20, 2023 05:10 AM
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Purchasing power parity: definition, formula and uses

Purchasing power parity (PPP) measures the cost of identical goods in different countries. It’s often compared against the exchange rate of different currencies to determine the real purchasing power of different countries’ currencies. Traders and economists use PPP to help gauge a currency’s value in relation to another.

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August 30, 2023 03:49 PM
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Standard deviation explained

Standard deviation measures how volatile a set of data points are compared to the average mean. Learn how to use standard deviation to measure volatility while trading markets like forex, stocks and indices.

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August 11, 2023 10:57 AM
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Biggest US companies: your guide to the largest American businesses

Compare some of the largest American companies in industries like tech, healthcare and financial services. Learn about Apple, the world’s largest company, and other trillion-dollar technology firms.

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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.

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When to use leading vs lagging indicators

Technical indicators can be divided into leading and lagging categories. Leading indicators track data used to predict future price action, and lagging indicators confirm trends by plotting price action relative to other metrics such as momentum or volume.

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June 28, 2023 09:58 AM