The Definition of Leverage and Margin

What is Leverage? Leverage means using capital borrowed from a broker when opening a position. Sometimes traders may wish to apply leverage in order to gain more exposure with minimal equity, as part of their investment strategy. Leverage is applied in multiples of the capital invested by the trader, for example 2x, 5x, or higher,Continue reading “The Definition of Leverage and Margin”

Copy Systems Explained

eToro’s social features are what makes our platform unique in the online trading space. Both the CopyTrader™ system and CopyPortfolios™ investment strategies lean on eToro’s user-base, which numbers over 10 million users from 140 countries, and are designed to help traders explore new ways to generate profit. How Does CopyTrader Work? The CopyTrader system isContinue reading “Copy Systems Explained”

Trading Basics – BUY and SELL Explained

Many clients have inquired about Stop Loss (SL) and Take Profit (TP) and I would like to take this opportunity to cover it in more detail. In this post, I will explain what it means to BUY and SELL on eToro, and when our positions are open what each column means to us and theContinue reading “Trading Basics – BUY and SELL Explained”

5 Things You Should Know Before Getting Into Online Trading

The fintech revolution has enabled nearly anyone, anywhere to take part in online trading. In the past decade, more and more professional and novice traders have joined the revolution and began investing online. There are millions of traders around the world and the online trading community is increasingly growing. If you wish to get into theContinue reading “5 Things You Should Know Before Getting Into Online Trading”

Why Copy Trading is a Great tool for new Investors

If you are planning to take your first steps in the financial markets, you may want to consider copy trading as an easy entry point. Copy trading will enable you to learn from other traders and investors, hone your trading skills, save time, and overcome your current lack of experience. Follow the guide below and learnContinue reading “Why Copy Trading is a Great tool for new Investors”

Stock market predictions and the stocks Australian retail investors will have in their portfolios at the start of 2021

2020 has arguably been one of the wildest years the stock market has ever seen.  Now, as we start to farewell the year that’s been, investors are starting to plan their portfolios for the year to come. With the newly elected president Joe Biden in the US and the race to find a COVID-19 vaccineContinue reading “Stock market predictions and the stocks Australian retail investors will have in their portfolios at the start of 2021”

eToro’s top 5 stock picks for Q4 2020

It’s hard to believe we are already in the final stretch of what will go down in history as one of the most eventful years in the stock market. Q3 brought us more stimulus driven euphoria as rampant tech markets saw the Nasdaq make several more record highs. The S&P managed to follow suit leavingContinue reading “eToro’s top 5 stock picks for Q4 2020”

Three rallying stocks to consider

Vaccine breakthroughs are like buses: the world waits for months for hopeful news, two then come along in quick succession. Markets rallied off the back of the announcements and lifted countless share prices in the process. Here, we delve into three such companies and assess the investment potential they can bring portfolios. Lloyds Banks wereContinue reading “Three rallying stocks to consider”

Value Investors on eToro: Who they are and how you can Become One

You may have noticed that eToro provides certificates for some Popular Investors, formally identifying them as “Value Investors.” Below, we discuss the concept of “Value Investing” and how we recognise it at eToro. Price is what you pay; value is what you get”  Warren Buffett Value investing is an investing philosophy first developed by BenjaminContinue reading “Value Investors on eToro: Who they are and how you can Become One”

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