Three new investment themes to consider in your portfolio

CopyPortfolios are capturing long-term trends and opportunities and helping eToro users cover innovative and traditional sectors through diversified investment portfolios. We’re happy to share that this January we launched 3 new diversified portfolios for the eToro community. Vaccine-Med – The Vaccine-Med CopyPortfolio is designed to help investors capitalise on the global search for vaccine based solutionsContinue reading “Three new investment themes to consider in your portfolio”

Markets up as US clears path for Moderna vaccine approval

European markets have opened positively this morning with Germany’s Dax leading the way up 1.6% as optimism creeps in surrounding vaccination and the prospect of US fiscal stimulus ahead of Central Bank meetings on both sides of the pond. Travel and leisure has also seen a bounce as well as better than expected numbers fromContinue reading “Markets up as US clears path for Moderna vaccine approval”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Airbnb and DoorDash Record Impressive Market Debuts

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) On the Nasdaq Stock Market, positive results were recorded by Airbnb Inc. (ABNB), Editas Medicine Inc. (EDIT), Stitch Fix Inc. (SFIX), Sangamo Biosciences Inc. (SGMO) and Intellia Therapeutics Inc. (NTLA). In the first few days of trading following the company’s IPO, Airbnb Inc. (ABNB) stocks were upContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Airbnb and DoorDash Record Impressive Market Debuts”

Markets in the red on Brexit and stimulus doubts

European markets have opened in the red as investors dial down their risk as Brexit negotiations near a critical point ahead of Sunday’s deadline. In addition to this, an agreement on a US fiscal stimulus package still looks some way off. Despite some vaccine optimism, US index futures are trading down 0.5%. In the USContinue reading “Markets in the red on Brexit and stimulus doubts”

Brexit talks stall, ECB set to extend stimulus

European markets have had a muted open this morning as ongoing Brexit talks continue to yield any real progress. The deadline of this Sunday has been set for talks to reach a conclusion and with many markets pricing in an agreement of some sort, a derailment of negotiations could well bring on some significant volatility.Continue reading “Brexit talks stall, ECB set to extend stimulus”

White House $916bn stimulus deal offer deemed ‘unacceptable’ by Democrats

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, and governments began to take fiscal and monetary measures in response, markets have reacted significantly to any updates on potential new rounds of stimulus. Recently in the US, hopes have emerged of a smaller interim deal between Democrat and Republican lawmakers than the multi-trillion-dollar deal Democrats had initially hoped for.Continue reading “White House $916bn stimulus deal offer deemed ‘unacceptable’ by Democrats”

Tesla surges 7% to pass $600bn market cap marker

On Monday Tesla’s share price jumped by 7.1%, making it the sixth company in history to pass $600bn in market cap. That places the electric car maker in elite company, alongside Amazon, Facebook, Apple, Alphabet (Google) and Microsoft. Bullish views from analysts, along with continued appetite for technology shares, have driven Tesla’s share price upContinue reading “Tesla surges 7% to pass $600bn market cap marker”

The Airbnb IPO is Going Through Despite COVID-19

If you went on a vacation in recent years, you most likely used, or at least considered using, Airbnb. The short-term rental platform, which is an icon of the sharing economy, is one of the most popular services in the tourism and travel industry, and is worth tens of billions of dollars. While talks ofContinue reading “The Airbnb IPO is Going Through Despite COVID-19”

S&P Global in talks to pull off the biggest deal of 2020

Salesforce’s talks of a deal with workplace communications firm Slack dominated headlines late last week, but an even bigger deal was reported over the weekend. Per The WSJ, financial information firm S&P Global is in advanced talks to buy fellow data giant IHS Markit for $44bn. If that price stands, the deal would be theContinue reading “S&P Global in talks to pull off the biggest deal of 2020”

Weekly Stock Market Update: COVID-19 Continues to Unsettle Markets, Amazon Disrupts Health Sector

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The Nasdaq Stock Market saw some strong results last week from Fossil Inc. (FOSL), Puma Biotechnology Inc. (PBYI), Nikola Corp. (NKLA), HD Supply Holdings Inc. (HDS) and Bilibili (BILI). Fossil Inc. (FOSL) stocks soared +42.73% following news of strong e-commerce sales and growth in mainland China.Continue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: COVID-19 Continues to Unsettle Markets, Amazon Disrupts Health Sector”

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