Buying Bitcoin: what you need to know

With Bitcoin investing now available on the eToro platform for clients in the Netherlands, we would like to take this opportunity to cover some of the basics of buying Bitcoin for beginners. So, if you don’t know your Bitcoin from your blockchain, this article is here to help. Is there a Bitcoin barrier to entry?Continue reading “Buying Bitcoin: what you need to know”

Look to China in the search for equity upside

Equity markets generally performed well in 2021 as the global economy gradually reopened. In the first half of the year, the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), which represents stocks in both developed and emerging markets, returned 12.30%. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 index returned 15.25% for the period. While the consensus is that equity markets,Continue reading “Look to China in the search for equity upside”

US Independence Day, 2021: the American economy still leads the world

On July 4th, the United States will celebrate its 245th Independence Day. Despite being the strongest economy in the world, the US has gone through economic slumps from time to time. However, it has remained resilient, and a manifestation of that is that the dollar remains the world’s preferred currency. From meagre beginnings to economicContinue reading “US Independence Day, 2021: the American economy still leads the world”

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”

US markets back on track: Weekly Stock Market Update

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Tellurian Inc. (TELL), Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND), Sundial Group Inc. (SNDL), Nikola Corp. (NKLA) and EHang Holdings Ltd. (EH). Tellurian Inc. (TELL) shares skyrocketed after the liquified natural gas exporter signed a new long-term contract with Gunvor Singapore. BeyondContinue reading “US markets back on track: Weekly Stock Market Update”

Get to know an Elite Popular Investor: Gasper Sopi

Gasper Sopi has more than eight years of trading experience. An Elite Popular Investor on eToro, he has more than 1,700 copiers and almost 10,000 followers. He has important advice for those contemplating copying a Popular Investor: Make sure your investment goals align with the Popular Investor and stick with him for at least aContinue reading “Get to know an Elite Popular Investor: Gasper Sopi”

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?”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Wall Street Dips Slightly

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Ocugen Inc. (OCGN), Jaguar Health Inc. (JAGX), Caesars Entertainment Inc. (CZR), Naked Brand Group (NAKD) and Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (CLDX). Ocugen Inc. (OCGN) shares skyrocketed after a phase III study of the company’s coronavirus vaccine candidate showed promising results,Continue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Wall Street Dips Slightly”

A World Health Day after a pandemic year

World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7. Since 1950, the goal of this celebration is to “create awareness of a specific health theme,” which is a priority for the World Health Organization (WHO). In previous years, the WHO used this day to focus on health issues such as mental health and child care.  Explore HealthcareContinue reading “A World Health Day after a pandemic year”

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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