Get to know an Elite Popular Investor: Dr. Sumit Roy

Dr. Sumit Roy holds a PhD in Economics and has more than seven years’ experience in the stock market. From our interview with Sumit, one thing that is evident is his hands-on experience in working and studying in many countries. Like any other serious investor, Sumit performs in-depth research before investing in a company, butContinue reading “Get to know an Elite Popular Investor: Dr. Sumit Roy”

The history of diversification

Diversification is a key building block of successful long-term investing and has been called “the only free lunch in finance.”¹ While its origins can be traced back millennia, it has developed dramatically in recent years as markets have grown and new instruments emerged. But now with both equity and bond valuations very high, the diversificationContinue reading “The history of diversification”

Learn from those in the know with automatic copy trading

Lockdown turned record numbers of people into self-directed investors, but copy trading could be the key to investment success. The world’s largest online investment platforms added 11 million customers in 2020, with eToro at the top having added 5 million users, according to Trading Platforms[1]. Giving more individuals the chance to have greater control overContinue reading “Learn from those in the know with automatic copy trading”

The cannabis industry could be worth $57B by 2027: Here’s how to invest

Over the past few years, the world has come to learn about cannabis and its medicinal qualities. The plant’s contribution to pain relief, cancer treatment and other medical issues has been researched and documented, and a booming industry has started to grow around it. The cannabis industry is growing rapidly, and according to recent predictions,Continue reading “The cannabis industry could be worth $57B by 2027: Here’s how to invest”

Why eToro is the original (and best) for copy trading

Investors and traders are always chasing down the best for their portfolios. The best stocks, the best strategies, the best ideas. This is why copy trading, where investors follow and replicate the most successful investors in real time, is so popular. When it comes to copy trading, eToro is the only platform that offers aContinue reading “Why eToro is the original (and best) for copy trading”

Look to China in the search for equity upside

Equity markets generally performed well in 2021 as the global economy gradually reopened. In the first half of the year, the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), which represents stocks in both developed and emerging markets, returned 12.30%. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 index returned 15.25% for the period. While the consensus is that equity markets,Continue reading “Look to China in the search for equity upside”

Why Google and Facebook may eventually disappear

Facebook, Google, and, now, even Amazon make oodles of cash from advertising. This is not a secret. For decades now, these companies have built and optimised their online ability to serve you relevant ads. The scalability of these business models means incredibly high margins for these key players. In other words, they are making mountainsContinue reading “Why Google and Facebook may eventually disappear”

Oil Roundup: First half of 2021

At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, specifically between February thru April 2020, oil plummeted to less than $20 per barrel. The black gold, which had been trading above $60 just two months prior, was now feeling the brunt of the lockdowns imposed throughout the world. With air travel significantly reduced, cars being used less,Continue reading “Oil Roundup: First half of 2021”

How to invest in Chip-tech stocks

If you are reading this, you are using a semiconductor, otherwise known as a “computer chip.” The small processing unit is one of the most widely used elements in contemporary technology and can be found in anything from your wristwatch, to your washing machine to billion-dollar space stations. With such a dominant presence in ourContinue reading “How to invest in Chip-tech stocks”

Electric vehicle stocks: the competition is heating up

It is no secret that the electric vehicle (EV) industry has been booming in recent years. With climate change and sustainability becoming more of a focus, sales of EVs have soared. In 2020, global EV sales rose by 43%¹ to 3.2 million, despite the fact that overall car sales declined by 16% due to the coronavirusContinue reading “Electric vehicle stocks: the competition is heating up”

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