The history of diversification

Diversification is a key building block of successful long-term investing and has been called “the only free lunch in finance.”¹ While its origins can be traced back millennia, it has developed dramatically in recent years as markets have grown and new instruments emerged. But now with both equity and bond valuations very high, the diversificationContinue reading “The history of diversification”

Learn from those in the know with automatic copy trading

Lockdown turned record numbers of people into self-directed investors, but copy trading could be the key to investment success. The world’s largest online investment platforms added 11 million customers in 2020, with eToro at the top having added 5 million users, according to Trading Platforms[1]. Giving more individuals the chance to have greater control overContinue reading “Learn from those in the know with automatic copy trading”

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”

What is Ethereum? – A Beginner’s Guide

Have you heard a little about Ethereum, but want to learn more? With our Beginner’s Guide to Ethereum, you can gain valuable knowledge as you consider making your first purchase of one of the world’s top cryptocurrencies. What is Ethereum? Ethereum is an open-source software platform that developers can use to create cryptocurrencies and otherContinue reading “What is Ethereum? – A Beginner’s Guide”

Bitcoin’s birthday: What are we really celebrating?

We’ve all been celebrating Bitcoin’s historic moments, and a birthday is always a good time to recount it all from the beginning. But when is Bitcoin’s birthday, actually? When did Bitcoin start? When was Bitcoin created? When marking meaningful milestones in the Bitcoin origin story, there is not just one, but two important dates. TheContinue reading “Bitcoin’s birthday: What are we really celebrating?”

US Treasury and Federal Reserve clash over pandemic response

European markets have opened marginally more positive this morning, but today’s upcoming session has been clouded as officials in Washington clash over the pandemic response. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell found themselves in disagreement over several emergency lending programs that were started to support businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. MnuchinContinue reading “US Treasury and Federal Reserve clash over pandemic response”

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started