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NFTs- The basics on tech’s latest golden goose

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the tech and financial landscapes recently, you’re bound to have heard “NFTs” mentioned as the new hot item. But what exactly are NFTs, and are they all they’re cracked up to be? Read on to find out more.   The technology  “NFT” stands for “non-fungible token.” While fungible […]

Top financial podcasts to listen to

Podcasts are a great way to stay entertained and engaged while working, and can also be a valuable source of information and advice. Here is a selection of some investing and business podcasts you can use to learn more about the world of finance. Animal Spirits New episodes every Wednesday and Friday Animal Spirits is […]

ETFs to look out for in 2021

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) can be a useful way to diversify your portfolio, speculate on markets and track the value of given assets. But what ETFs are worth investing in? Here are some ETFS to keep an eye on in 2021.   What is an ETF? An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a type of investment fund […]

The top healthcare stocks to watch in 2021

With the current global pandemic, more attention has been put on healthcare stocks than ever, and this extra attention has resulted in some significant reverberations on the global stock market. As the pandemic goes on developments in healthcare technology will continue to be in high demand, which could translate to success on the stock market […]

The GameStop stocks saga- what happened?

The stock market was shaken recently by users on the Reddit r/wallstreetbets community, who banded together to make GameStop the unlikely epicenter of an attack on Wall Street trading. But what exactly happened, how did it happen and what could this mean for the future of the stock market? Read on to find out more. […]

What causes oil and gas prices to fluctuate?

The oil and gas industry is an essential and multi-million dollar global industry, with a number of countries and companies relying on the oil and gas trade to power a number of other important markets and technologies. Being such an important component of the global economic machine, the oil and gas industry is also susceptible […]

How a Biden presidency could affect stock markets

2020 was a year of massive social upheavals, perhaps none quite as explosive as Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump in November 2020. Biden’s presidency is expected to bring some changes on the global markets in the wake of Trump’s controversial four-year term, but what changes are on the horizon? Here are the present reactions […]

The view on stock markets in 2021 from ARK’s Cathie Wood

Catherine “Cathie” Wood is the founder, CEO and CIO of investment firm ARK Investment Management LLC. ARK managed the largest actively-managed exchange-traded fund in 2020, and Wood herself was named the best stock picker of 2020 by Bloomberg editor-in-chief emeritus Matthew A. Winkler. With this in mind, here are some of Wood’s investments through ARK […]

10 cryptocurrencies to keep an eye on in 2021

Cryptocurrencies have come into vogue in recent years, with many investors and traders attempting to win big on cryptocurrency markets. The Covid-19 pandemic moving most economic operations to online platforms has perhaps facilitated this sudden rise in popularity, especially with technology stocks also enjoying the spotlight as a result of the pandemic. But what is […]