How the Covid-19 vaccine relates to the stock market

If there is one term that has been heard, discussed and debated heavily in 2021 it is “vaccine.” The Covid-19 pandemic has put vaccines back in the spotlight and prompted heavy debate regarding one of the most important inventions in medical history. Such a hot topic, which is essentially relevant to the world’s entire population,Continue reading “How the Covid-19 vaccine relates to the stock market”

The pandemic beaters: Here’s how to invest in big pharma

2020 has been one of the most eventful years in recent history, with the coronavirus pandemic having the most impact on the way the year unfolded. While the pandemic is still ongoing and billions around the world continue to lead their lives under the new reality created by the virus, the end of the pandemicContinue reading “The pandemic beaters: Here’s how to invest in big pharma”

Markets up as US clears path for Moderna vaccine approval

European markets have opened positively this morning with Germany’s Dax leading the way up 1.6% as optimism creeps in surrounding vaccination and the prospect of US fiscal stimulus ahead of Central Bank meetings on both sides of the pond. Travel and leisure has also seen a bounce as well as better than expected numbers fromContinue reading “Markets up as US clears path for Moderna vaccine approval”

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”

Brexit deal hangs in the balance, AstraZeneca announces $39bn deal

Yesterday evening, prospects of a Brexit trade deal increased as talks were extended beyond a Sunday deadline, with both sides agreeing to “go the extra mile” to overcome substantial differences in position. The main sticking point is the need to satisfy European Union demands for fair business competition, according to the FT. Last week, theContinue reading “Brexit deal hangs in the balance, AstraZeneca announces $39bn deal”

Weekly Stock Market Update: US Markets Continue to Reach Record Highs

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) On the Nasdaq Stock Market, last week saw some positive results for Cellectis S.A. (CLLS), Ambarella Inc. (AMBA), Zscaler Inc. (ZS), Impinj Inc. (PI) and Moderna Inc. (MRNA). News that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had lifted a hold placed on a PhaseContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: US Markets Continue to Reach Record Highs”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Black Friday Boosts Retail, Dow Reaches Record High

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) Strong results were recorded on the Nasdaq Stock Market by Novavax Inc. (NVAX), 9F Inc. (JFU), Moderna Inc. (MRNA), Sumo Logic Inc. (SUMO) and Intellia Therapeutics Inc. (NTLA). Novavax Inc. (NVAX) stocks were boosted +45.22% off the back of news that AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate wouldContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Black Friday Boosts Retail, Dow Reaches Record High”

Tesla nears $500bn market cap as markets rally on Trump power transfer

European markets have maintained yesterday’s momentum with news of easing lockdowns in the UK and France adding to the optimism.  The FTSE is up 0.5%, the Dax up 0.4% and the Dow Jones leading way in the US futures market up 1%. Markets around the world rose on Monday and overnight as further vaccine news,Continue reading “Tesla nears $500bn market cap as markets rally on Trump power transfer”

Weekly Stock Market Update: COVID-19 Continues to Unsettle Markets, Amazon Disrupts Health Sector

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The Nasdaq Stock Market saw some strong results last week from Fossil Inc. (FOSL), Puma Biotechnology Inc. (PBYI), Nikola Corp. (NKLA), HD Supply Holdings Inc. (HDS) and Bilibili (BILI). Fossil Inc. (FOSL) stocks soared +42.73% following news of strong e-commerce sales and growth in mainland China.Continue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: COVID-19 Continues to Unsettle Markets, Amazon Disrupts Health Sector”

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”

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