Oil Roundup: First half of 2021

At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, specifically between February thru April 2020, oil plummeted to less than $20 per barrel. The black gold, which had been trading above $60 just two months prior, was now feeling the brunt of the lockdowns imposed throughout the world. With air travel significantly reduced, cars being used less,Continue reading “Oil Roundup: First half of 2021”

Investment opportunities in a post-Covid world

While the coronavirus is still very present in our daily lives, and the pandemic rages on around the world, there might be a light at the end of the tunnel. As vaccines begin to roll out around the world, it is likely that we will see a continued economic recovery, and the sectors that wereContinue reading “Investment opportunities in a post-Covid world”

A Beginner’s Guide to Commodity Trading

What are commodities? A commodity is a basic good or raw material that is used to produce more complex goods. You can think of commodities as the building blocks of the global economy – they’re used to create products that we rely on every day. Examples of commodities include oil, gold, copper, and sugar. What separates commodities from other goods is the factContinue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Commodity Trading”

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: Tesla Beats 2020 Delivery Estimates

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week proved positive for BioNano Genomics Inc. (BNGO), Canaan Inc. (CAN), Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT), CleanSpark Inc. (CLSK) and Pinduoduo Inc. (PDD) on the Nasdaq Stock Market. News that BioNano Genomics Inc. (BNGO) would be granted a 180-day compliance extension by Nasdaq saw the valueContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Tesla Beats 2020 Delivery Estimates”

What’s in store for Gold, Oil and Bitcoin in 2021?

The only thing less clear than how to live in the shadow of a global pandemic is trying to guess where world markets will move in reaction to the latest news about it. Looking back over 2020, it is difficult for anyone to have predicted what was going to happen – and looking forward, itContinue reading “What’s in store for Gold, Oil and Bitcoin in 2021?”

Global shares follow UK lower as new virus strain sends jitters through markets

Global markets fell overnight, with shares in Asia following the US and UK lower, and only uncorrelated safe havens like gold holding firm, as a new, more virulent strain of the coronavirus takes hold. Japan’s Nikkei and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng both dipped (down 1% and 0.8% respectively), mimicking losses in the US and UKContinue reading “Global shares follow UK lower as new virus strain sends jitters through markets”

Lawmakers reach $900bn stimulus deal as UK hit by new coronavirus strain

On Sunday evening, lawmakers reached a deal on a near $900bn stimulus package to help sustain the US economy as the pandemic continues to ravage the country. Recent economic data has highlighted an urgent need for stimulus, with weak retail sales figures and increasing jobless claim figures, demonstrating the fragility of the US economic recovery.Continue reading “Lawmakers reach $900bn stimulus deal as UK hit by new coronavirus strain”

Clock ticking on Brexit deal, still no agreement on stimulus package

European markets are mixed this morning as the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns there are mere hours left to secure a trade deal between the UK and the bloc. Sterling has dipped by 0.5% against the dollar, which in turn has helped the FTSE 100 gain by a similar amount due to its overseasContinue reading “Clock ticking on Brexit deal, still no agreement on stimulus package”

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