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 • 2021/04/14
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The equity markets have taken investors on a wild ride in the last 13 months as the S&P 500 fell by an astonishing 36% in just over a month in 2020....
 • 2021/04/13
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Cryptocurrency investors have made money hand over fist in the last year. The price of one Bitcoin has surged from less than $4,000 last March to a record...
 • 2021/04/12
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In the last year, technology stocks have been on an absolute tear. The COVID-19 pandemic acted as a massive tailwind for companies in e-commerce, cloud...
 • 2021/04/07
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Investing in dividend-paying companies is one of the simplest ways to earn an extra stream of income. Here, investors will benefit from a stable stream of...
 • 2021/04/07
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Investing in quality companies that pay you a dividend is one of the most popular forms of creating long-term wealth. Investment moguls including Warren...
 • 2021/04/06
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The airline industry has been severely impacted due to the ongoing pandemic. It is by far the worst crisis in the history of the airline industry. However,...
 • 2021/03/31
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Investors have a multitude of asset classes that they can use to create long-term wealth. For individuals who have recently entered the workforce, investing...
 • 2021/03/26
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Investing in IPOs (initial public offerings) continues to excite growth investors. It gives you a chance to bet on the growth story of a company that is...
 • 2021/03/26
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Over the years, there have been numerous technology companies that went public on equity markets. Several of them including Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), The Trade...
 • 2021/03/26
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When it comes to equity investing, you can be an active investor and buy individual stocks or you can look to hold ETFs or indexes in your portfolio. If you...
 • 2021/03/25
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Investors who buy exchange traded funds (ETFs) instead of individual stocks are considered to have a lower risk appetite. ETFs generally provide a...
 • 2021/03/22
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An equity market crash is a harsh truth that is inevitable. The stock markets generally mirror the country’s economy. As we know, every economy goes...
 • 2021/03/22
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Since the start of 2020, several companies have gone public via an IPO (initial public offering). These companies enter the equity markets to raise capital...
 • 2021/03/18
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When you look to invest in a nascent industry, you need to be aware of certain risks. Companies part of such industries have the potential to generate...
 • 2021/03/11
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Investors are always on the hunt for stocks that can help them multiply their capital at an exponential rate. This means they need to identify companies that...
 • 2021/03/11
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Warren Buffett is one of the most popular names in the investment world. All of his moves are closely watched as investors try to replicate investment...
 • 2021/03/09
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Investors are concerned over rising bond yields, frothy valuations, as well as high-interest rates, and this has driven markets lower in the last few trading...
 • 2021/03/04
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Investing is often confusing to the layman. There are several terms associated with finance and investing making it easy to get lost in this wave of jargon....
 • 2021/03/04
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The way in which companies conduct business all around the world is all set to change. Driven by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, enterprises are...
 • 2021/03/01
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In the last year, millions of millennial investors have made money hand over fist, as they took advantage of the ongoing volatility in equity markets. Online...
 • 2021/02/26
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The equity markets experienced a significant decline to end trading in the red on February 25, 2021. While the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.8%,...
 • 2021/02/26
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In the last year, Zoom Video (NASDAQ: ZM) stock has taken investors on a wild ride. As the pandemic decimated the global economy, several governments...
 • 2021/02/25
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The equity markets have made a remarkable recovery in the last year. The coronavirus decimated global economies as governments announced lockdowns and shut...
 • 2021/02/19
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There is a good chance that equity markets will correct this year. While it remains difficult to predict what will cause the crash or even how steep the...
 • 2021/02/18
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The last year was a breakout one for companies in the electric vehicle space. Since the start of 2020, shares of EV companies such as Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA),...
 • 2021/02/03
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Cannabis stocks have experienced a remarkable run after Joe Biden won the Presidential race in late 2020. Investors are optimistic about the...
 • 2021/01/26
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Investors have just witnessed one of the wildest years in stock market history. Major indexes such as the S&P 500 lost over 35% in market value in less...
 • 2020/12/29
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Taking a long-term view to investing remains the best bet for wealth creation. You need to identify companies that have an expanding addressable market which...
 • 2020/12/29
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It’s a cliché that rings very true: Opportunities lurk within every crisis. The pandemic threw multiple businesses out of gear and companies struggled to...
 • 2020/12/16
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Dividend-paying companies have the ability to increase investor wealth by providing a steady stream of recurring income as well as via long-term capital...
 • 2020/12/14
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Square (NYSE: SQ) has been one of the top-performing stocks in 2020. Shares of this large-cap fintech giant have gained close to 250% year-to-date which...
 • 2020/12/09
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In the last decade, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has been synonymous with electric vehicles. However, in the last few years the EV space has been heating up and...
 • 2020/12/07
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Stocks in the energy sector have been hit hard amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As economies were shut the demand for crude oil and other commodities slumped and...
 • 2020/12/07
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Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ: ZM) has been one of the success stories of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the trend towards work from home as...
 • 2020/11/26
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One of the top-performing large-cap companies in 2020 is electric vehicle giant Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA). It has gained a staggering 550% year-to-date and is up...
 • 2020/11/20
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Shares of Snowflake (NYSE: SNOW) have already generated massive returns for IPO investors. The stock had an initial IPO price of $120 and the first trade...
 • 2020/11/17
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China-based electric vehicle manufacturer NIO (NYSE: NIO) will be announcing its results for the September quarter on November 17, after the market closes....
 • 2020/11/11
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While stock markets have experienced wild swings in 2020, investors of the yellow metal have managed to generate market-thumping returns. As gold prices...
 • 2020/11/10
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The results for the U.S. Presidential elections are out and Joe Biden has won a tightly fought race. Now investors can profit from the election and identify...
 • 2020/11/09
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Shares of China’s tech giant Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) are up 36% in 2020, compared to the S&P 500 gains of 8.8%. Alibaba stock has outperformed the broader...
 • 2020/11/03
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Shares of fintech giant Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) have been on an absolute tear ever since the company went public back in November 2015. Square stock has...
 • 2020/10/28
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The earnings season has kicked-off and several big-ticket companies will be reporting their quarterly results this week. Technology giant (NASDAQ: AAPL) will...
 • 2020/10/28
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The earnings began last week and big tech will be reporting quarterly results in the next couple of days. Tech giants such as Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Amazon...
 • 2020/10/27
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Shares of streaming giant Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) are trading at $488 which means it has lost over 10% in market cap following its third-quarter results....
 • 2020/10/19
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Share of enterprise facing cloud platform Fastly (NYSE: FSLY) are trading at $84.6 at the time of writing, and have fallen over 30% in the last week. Fastly...
 • 2020/10/15
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When you are inching closer to retirement, your investment profile changes considerably. You are no longer working in retirement which means you need to...
 • 2020/10/12
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Investing in high growth companies remain alluring to investors. These companies have the potential to outperform the broader equity markets and multiply...
 • 2020/10/05
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Dividend stocks remain a compelling bet for investors as these companies can provide you with a steady stream of income as well as capital appreciation over...
 • 2020/10/05
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Utility companies are often considered uninteresting by many investors. However, in volatile times, utility stocks can be a safe haven for consistent income...
 • 2020/09/29
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The uncertainty and market volatility of 2020 refuses to die down. With the fears of another round of pandemic lurking, the S&P 500 could face a massive...
 • 2020/09/24
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The U.S. energy sector consists of three types of companies that include upstream (involved in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas),...
 • 2020/09/22
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Energy stocks have hurt investors in 2020 due to low crude oil prices and tepid demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While broader markets including the S&P...
 • 2020/09/22
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Opening a brokerage account is a basic initial step for those who are going to begin investing. Modern technology has made it possible to open a brokerage...
 • 2020/09/17
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Healthcare spending in the U.S. is one of the largest in this world. According to Statista, the size of the US healthcare market was $ 2.5 trillion in 2019,...
 • 2020/09/16
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Globant (NYSE: GLOB), an IT consulting major, soared 60% since the beginning of this year, compared with the 5% gains for the S&P 500, keeping investors...
 • 2020/09/14
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E-commerce companies have been the biggest beneficiary of the COVID-19 times. The brick and mortar retail stores are ailing but digital stores are...
 • 2020/09/09
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Retail is one sector that has experienced severe complications amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As people are forced to stay indoors, there are fewer shoppers at...
 • 2020/09/01
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The current COVID-19 crisis has brought many industries to a standstill. However, there are some which have flourished beyond belief. One such industry is...
 • 2020/08/27
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When it comes to investing and diversification, you can look to add Chinese stocks to your portfolio. The Chinese economy has been one of the fastest growing...
 • 2020/08/24
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The current scenario has been quite a catalyst for the growth of SaaS or software-as-a-service companies. Technology will now play a pivotal role in...
 • 2020/08/24
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Fastly (NYSE: FSLY) is one of the leaders in Edge Computing, and has experienced a bull run since March 2020. After trading range-bound for the first three...
 • 2019/06/24
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H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) reported earnings on June 11, 2019, and investors received the news positively. H&R Block modestly exceeded consensus...
 • 2019/06/24
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Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reported earnings on Wednesday, June 12th, sending shares higher when trading resumed. The athletic apparel maker...
 • 2019/06/10
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Tech stocks sank in Q2 on concerns over trade wars between the US and China, pulling some larger SaaS names down in tandem, despite marginal connections to...