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?”

Risk Reward Ratio

A major topic when investing is your own expectations and in this context, the question, “what am I willing to invest and risk for this expectation?” One of the indicators that can be used here is the so-called risk/reward ratio (CRV). Contrary to what you might believe, CRV has nothing to do with the probabilityContinue reading “Risk Reward Ratio”

Inflation: The cash-eating parasite we forget about

Let’s begin with the complex reality of investing and money: the latter doesn’t grow on trees and everybody wants a piece of yours. There are parties (or parasites) that chip away at your hard-earned cash: some brokers charging ridiculous fees, fund managers doing the same, or the government collecting taxes. However, there is one “charge”Continue reading “Inflation: The cash-eating parasite we forget about”

UK Budget 2021: What Sunak’s statement could mean for the investors

When Rishi Sunak delivers this year’s Budget on March 3, attention will be on what measures the Chancellor enacts in response to an economy stifled by lockdown and still in the grips of the pandemic. The Budget is Sunak and the government’s chance to outline a path for the UK’s economic recovery out of theContinue reading “UK Budget 2021: What Sunak’s statement could mean for the investors”

What is SPAC? The IPO method that has been massively hyped recently

The term SPAC has been floating around quite a bit recently. The fundraising method has become very popular as an alternative to traditional IPOs and, in 2021, was used to raise more than $45 billion in less than two months. But what exactly is a SPAC? Read on to find out. Invest in Markets WhatContinue reading “What is SPAC? The IPO method that has been massively hyped recently”

The high win rate trap

“It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong.”  – George Soros Many novice traders assume that in order to be profitable they need to have a high win rate. Forget about that. Win rate is completely irrelevant in trading.Continue reading “The high win rate trap”

Most famous moments in Crypto History

As with any good gamechanger, the meteoric rise of crypto is perceived, traded and talked about. Read on to learn about some of the most famous moments in crypto history, from momentous meetings and sensational scams to silly stories and memorable memes. The first retail bitcoin transaction Who knew a man’s love for pizza (and leftovers) wouldContinue reading “Most famous moments in Crypto History”

Social Trading’s Impact on Cryptocurrency Markets

As a leader in social trading and investing, we know just how beneficial it can be to follow the lead of experts from around the world. We have made it even easier to do this with our trading platform and its CopyTrader tool, which allows you to copy the moves of chosen top investors. But what exactly is social tradingContinue reading “Social Trading’s Impact on Cryptocurrency Markets”

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