What is a “short squeeze”?

Being out-of-favour and heavily “shorted” are key characteristics of so-called meme stocks. But what does being “shorted” mean, how does the “squeeze” work, and how have individual investors turned this to their advantage against hedge funds? Read on to discover retail investors’ new “meme squeeze” investment strategy, how they bested complacent hedge funds, and how this cat-and-mouseContinue reading “What is a “short squeeze”?”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Nasdaq posts worst weekly loss since October

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for TripAdvisor Inc. (TRIP), PDC Energy Inc. (PDCE), Goodyear Co. (GT), Caesars Entertainment Inc. (CZR), and Bluebird Bio Inc. (BLUE). TripAdvisor Inc. (TRIP) shares jumped this week after analysts raised price targets on the travel guidance platform, due to theContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Nasdaq posts worst weekly loss since October”

The rise of the retail investor

2021 started with a bang in global markets, propelled by the crypto and stock rallies. We have certainly felt it at eToro, with over two million new registrations since the beginning of the year, bringing our total number of registered users to more than 19 million.   The beginning of 2021 has been influenced by theContinue reading “The rise of the retail investor”

Crypto Roundup, February 01, 2021: Crypto market swings wildly as more billionaires get behind Bitcoin

Ray Dalio, Elon Musk and Mark Cuban weigh in on growing market Bitcoin appeared to hitch a ride on Elon Musk’s rocket on Friday. The cryptoasset soared by 20% to hit $38K as the world’s richest man added #bitcoin to his Twitter Bio, and a record number of options contracts expired. However, despite the spike, soon enough the world’sContinue reading “Crypto Roundup, February 01, 2021: Crypto market swings wildly as more billionaires get behind Bitcoin”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Significant Quarterly Results To Be Delivered in the Coming Days

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past seven days welcomed positive results for Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp. (ADMP), Sunworks Inc. (SUNW), Gevo Inc. (GEVO), Qutoutiao Inc. (QTT) and Tellurian Inc. (TELL) on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp. (ADMP) stocks were boosted (+130.43%) after it was revealed that the company isContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Significant Quarterly Results To Be Delivered in the Coming Days”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Deliveroo Value Rises to More Than $7 Billion Ahead of Future IPO

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past seven days welcomed positive results for BioNano Genomics Inc. (BNGO), Tilray Inc. (TLRY), Globalstar (GSAT), Gevo Inc. (GEVO) and Tellurian Inc. (TELL) on the Nasdaq Stock Market. BioNano Genomics Inc. (BNGO) stocks had another strong week, up +79.36% following the company’s Next-Generation Cytogenomics Symposium.Continue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Deliveroo Value Rises to More Than $7 Billion Ahead of Future IPO”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Bitcoin’s Dream Run Continues

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week welcomed positive results for BioNano Genomics Inc. (BNGO), Jaguar Health Inc. (JAGX), Marathon Patent Group Inc. (MARA), Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT) and Canaan Inc. (CAN) on the Nasdaq Stock Market. BioNano Genomics Inc. (BNGO) stocks were boosted (+566.67%) after the company published aContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Bitcoin’s Dream Run Continues”

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”

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