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Consumer staples stocks: definition and examples

Trading consumer staples stocks is a popular play during inflationary environments, due to consistent demand keeping their prices comparatively stable. Learn what consumer staples are and how you can speculate on their share prices.

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What is the oldest currency in the world?

The British pound has been used as England’s central currency for over a thousand years. Read about its evolution from a coin literally weighing one pound to the banknotes common today. We also rank the next three oldest major currencies: the yen, ruble and dollar.

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Breaking down the 5-3-1 forex trading strategy

The 5-3-1 trading strategy is a guide for currency traders that helps you lock in the basics of your trading plan including which forex pairs to trade and the best time to trade.

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November 10, 2022 09:30 PM

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What are iron ore futures and how do you trade them?

Iron ore futures have experienced a rough 2022, falling amid declining demand from China. Find out everything you need to know about iron ore before you take a position.

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November 8, 2022 01:00 PM
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How to trade soybean prices online

Soybeans are one of the most-traded commodity markets after oil and natural gas. This makes soybean futures liquid but also volatile. Learn more about how to trade soybeans and what moves their price.

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What are free market economies

Free market economies, sometimes shortened to just market economies, describe nations whose financial systems are largely regulated by freely moving market forces of supply and demand. Learn more about how market economies operate, the political theory they’re founded on, and whether or not they work in our guide.

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How to buy and sell gold stocks

Buying and selling gold stocks is a popular way of getting exposure to the price of gold without many of the costs and risks involved in holding bullion. Find out why gold stocks are popular recession plays, and the gold stocks to watch in 2022.

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How to buy and sell gold stocks

Buying and selling gold stocks is a popular way of getting exposure to the price of gold without many of the costs and risks involved in holding bullion. Find out why gold stocks are popular recession plays, and the gold stocks to watch in 2022.

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Trading copper futures online: how to speculate on the price of copper

Copper has a huge range of applications across industries, which is why traders use it as a benchmark for economic health. Learn how to trade copper futures and copper mining stocks to take advantage of changes in the metal’s price.

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October 28, 2022 10:15 AM

Tech Wreck: S&P drops ahead of AAPL and AMZN results

The tech sector remains a particular area of concern

Tech Wreck: S&P drops ahead of AAPL and AMZN results

The tech sector remains a particular area of concern

Mobileye IPO: Everything you need to know about Mobileye

Intel’s self-driving car unit Mobileye went public on October 26 2022, closing up more than 37% on its first day. Find out everything we know about Mobileye.

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October 26, 2022 04:30 PM
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Day trading forex: Everything you need to know

Day trading is a short-term trading strategy and involves making trades over the course of a few minutes to a few hours. Here, we look at what day trading is and how it can be applied to forex.

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October 25, 2022 11:24 AM
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How to use the currency carry trade strategy

A carry trade is a trading strategy that involves borrowing a low-yield currency and investing in a high-yielding asset to exploit the interest rate differential. Carry trades are most common in forex trading with traders borrowing the low interest Japanese yen to buy higher interest currencies. Learn what currency pairs work best and how to execute the strategy yourself in our full guide.

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October 25, 2022 10:15 AM

Forex scalping strategy: How to start scalping forex

Interested in scalping forex? Learn everything you need to know to get started here, including the best forex scalping strategy, how to trade profitably and which scalping indicators to use.

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October 25, 2022 09:33 AM
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What are the most traded commodities?

The most traded commodities are energy sources like oil and gas, plus metals such as gold and agricultural products. Here we break down the top ten most traded commodities and explain how each one is traded.

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What are the most traded commodities?

The most traded commodities are energy sources like oil and gas, plus metals such as gold and agricultural products. Here we break down the top ten most traded commodities and explain how each one is traded.

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Instacart IPO: Everything you need to know about Instacart

Grocery delivery service Instacart was expected to list in 2022, but has delayed those plans amid ongoing market volatility. Find out everything we know about the Instacart IPO.

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October 21, 2022 12:45 PM
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EBITDA: what is it and how do you calculate EBITDA?

EBITDA is a metric that’s used by investors to get insights into the profitability of a company. Discover what EBITDA stands for and how the different EBITDA formulas are used.

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EBITDA: what is it and how do you calculate EBITDA?

EBITDA is a metric that’s used by investors to get insights into the profitability of a company. Discover what EBITDA stands for and how the different EBITDA formulas are used.

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How would a housing market crash impact financial markets?

As inflation rates rise and a global recession looms, people are left asking whether we could be heading for a 2008-style housing market crash.

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October 7, 2022 10:30 AM
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How would a housing market crash impact financial markets?

As inflation rates rise and a global recession looms, people are left asking whether we could be heading for a 2008-style housing market crash.

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October 7, 2022 10:30 AM
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What is scalping? A beginners’ guide to scalping trading strategies

Scalping is a popular short-term trading style that involves taking small, but frequent, profits. Discover what scalping is and how you can start to scalp financial markets – including forex and stocks.

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October 5, 2022 08:30 AM