How higher inflation relates to diversification

The importance of diversifying your portfolio cannot be emphasised enough. Diversification is a risk management strategy in which you invest in a variety of different financial assets, and which, in the event of significant market volatility, may reduce your chances of incurring major losses. The importance of diversification can be illustrated in the high inflation period happeningContinue reading “How higher inflation relates to diversification”

Blazing their own path: Romanian-born UiPath continues to build on its blockbuster IPO

On May 5th, Deloitte became the first global systems integrator to achieve UiPath service network partner certification. UiPath created its Services Network Program so that UiPath clients could use a network of service providers to receive premier Robotic Process Automation (RPA) implementations. A day before, Ingram Micro, a US-based IT products and services company, announced an expanded partnership withContinue reading “Blazing their own path: Romanian-born UiPath continues to build on its blockbuster IPO”

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 🧠”

Bitcoin hits record high followed by sharp sell-off

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptoasset, reportedly hit a new all-time high of $19,510 yesterday, beating the previous high of $19,458 set in December 2017, according to the Financial Times (FT). The cryptoasset has risen 75% in the past three months. From lows in March it has returned a staggering 400%. The record high was disputed by someContinue reading “Bitcoin hits record high followed by sharp sell-off”

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”

Bitcoin breaks through $18,000 closing in on all-time high

Bitcoin hit $18,488 during early hours trading this morning before pulling back slightly. The cryptoasset is now trading around $17,800 at the time of writing. It last reached such lofty levels in December 2017. Bitcoin’s market cap has also hit an all-time high of over $330 billion – higher than the previous record of $329.3Continue reading “Bitcoin breaks through $18,000 closing in on all-time high”

“I retired at age 42” — Meet Popular Investor @lojikfool

Many people dream of early retirement, but few actually manage to achieve it. eToro Popular Investor Mick Mullins was able to do so by achieving a steady average of 20% annual returns on his stock portfolio. We asked him about his investment strategies and personal life.  Tell us a little about yourself. What do youContinue reading ““I retired at age 42” — Meet Popular Investor @lojikfool”

“1,000 eyes see more than two:” Meet Popular Investor @Social-Investor

Jürgen Schmitt (@Social-Investor) is a fairly well-known figure in the German financial landscape. He runs JS Media, a leading financial publication in Germany, where he works alongside popular local financial expert Mick Knauff. We asked him a few questions about his trading style and strategy. Tell us about yourself. What do you do for aContinue reading ““1,000 eyes see more than two:” Meet Popular Investor @Social-Investor”

In Profile: Meet eToro Popular Investor, Jay Smith

Jay Smith, 28, is one of eToro’s top traders. Highly experienced in Bitcoin and tech stocks, he is on the Popular Investor programme and has many others across the global eToro network learning from his strategies and copying his trades. We spoke to Jay about how his journey so far, online trading strategies and theContinue reading “In Profile: Meet eToro Popular Investor, Jay Smith”

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