Protecting your portfolio during periods of rising inflation

Inflation is a topic that has dominated the financial news lately. With the world now reopening after the coronavirus pandemic, and cashed-up consumers unleashing pent-up demand, inflation is beginning to rise. In the US, inflation jumped 4.2% in April — the largest increase since September 2008. Investors are worried that higher inflation will force the world’s central banksContinue reading “Protecting your portfolio during periods of rising inflation”

Basics of technical analysis

Since becoming a popular investor on eToro, Andy Cleaver has been trying to help his copiers learn more about both trading and investing. When it comes to learning a new skill, many people have the tendency to dive straight in at the deep end and sometimes forget that they need to learn how to swim first. ThisContinue reading “Basics of technical analysis”

6 investment strategies for beating the markets

The beauty of today’s global investing ecosystem is that it is no longer reserved just for the Wall Street big sho(r)ts. The levelling of the investing field, to which eToro has made a significant contribution, has enabled the average Joe and Jane to participate in the highly competitive game of investing, almost shoulder to shoulder with whatContinue reading “6 investment strategies for beating the markets”

Investing Psychology: Investing with your brain, not your heart 🧠

The key to being a successful investor is to be rational and stick with an investment strategy. This is because market cycles can trigger emotions and cause you to make poor decisions. The most emotional days are the correction and bear periods.  A bear market usually scares the most inexperienced investors. Having never experienced suchContinue reading “Investing Psychology: Investing with your brain, not your heart 🧠”

What Might the Future Hold for the Top Currencies?

It goes without saying that 2020 was an unprecedented year in which many aspects of life were affected. While any number of nations around the globe can experience a range of change in any given 12-month span — from natural disasters and political elections to regulatory shifts and economic swings — the COVID-19 pandemic had a massive impact onContinue reading “What Might the Future Hold for the Top Currencies?”

Top dividend stocks for Q2 2021

Dividend stocks can play a valuable role in investor portfolios. Not only can they potentially provide investors with the winning combination of capital growth and passive income, but they can also provide portfolio stability. Dividend investing is not as easy as it sounds, however. It’s not as simple as picking the stocks with the highest yields. Often,Continue reading “Top dividend stocks for Q2 2021”

What you need to know about investing in value ETFs

ETF is the acronym for Exchange Traded Fund. To put it simply, it’s a fund that is traded on an exchange.  The fund can be composed of stocks, bonds, commodities or anything else aggregated into one basket of securities. The fund can be a variety of stocks crossing many fields, it can be based onContinue reading “What you need to know about investing in value ETFs”

Diversification: An Investor’s Best Bet Against Loss Aversion

What really motivates investors? If you answered “gains,” you’re only partially correct. As it turns out, people tend to hate losses more than they like gains. This basic principle of human psychology is called “loss aversion” and was first coined back in 1979 by Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman and his associate Amos Tversky. WhatContinue reading “Diversification: An Investor’s Best Bet Against Loss Aversion”

Earnings season is coming! Is your portfolio ready?

A season of opportunity Earnings season is the time when publicly traded companies are required to report their quarterly earnings, including net income, sales numbers, earnings per share, and more. Analysts regard these figures as powerful indicators of each company’s overall economic health. Earnings per share (or EPS) is considered especially noteworthy, representing a company’sContinue reading “Earnings season is coming! Is your portfolio ready?”

What is the future of air travel?

The coronavirus brought the travel industry to a standstill. At the beginning of the pandemic in February 2020, uncertainty reigned and countries began closing their borders, leading to airlines cancelling thousands of flights. People were also wary of boarding airplanes and being confined to a closed space for lengthy periods during the outbreak of aContinue reading “What is the future of air travel?”

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