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”

Most famous moments in Crypto History

As with any good gamechanger, the meteoric rise of crypto is perceived, traded and talked about. Read on to learn about some of the most famous moments in crypto history, from momentous meetings and sensational scams to silly stories and memorable memes. The first retail bitcoin transaction Who knew a man’s love for pizza (and leftovers) wouldContinue reading “Most famous moments in Crypto History”

Crypto Roundup, February 15, 2021: Bitcoin approaches $50K after historic week

Litecoin breaks $200 and Ethereum nears $2K as corporate America embraces Bitcoin The Bitcoin rocket has blasted to new highs above $49K after Tesla’a $1.5bn treasury allocation triggered a buying frenzy last Monday. As the week continued, more bullish news hit the headlines. Twitter said it was considering adding Bitcoin to its balance sheet, and BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank revealedContinue reading “Crypto Roundup, February 15, 2021: Bitcoin approaches $50K after historic week”

What is Cryptocurrency? A Beginner’s Guide

You have heard about it on the news or from a friend, but what exactly is cryptocurrency? Don’t feel down if you don’t yet have a firm grasp on this new asset class. Cryptocurrencies can be difficult to understand if you don’t know the basics. To give you a better understanding of what cryptocurrency isContinue reading “What is Cryptocurrency? A Beginner’s Guide”

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