Mixed markets showed a modest retreat

Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Agora Inc. (API), Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO), Atlassian Corporation PLC A (TEAM), Canaan Inc. (CAN), and Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT). Agora Inc. (API) shares skyrocketed following increased interest in the Chinese software provider from hedge funds. Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO) shares soared following the release ofContinue reading “Mixed markets showed a modest retreat”

US stocks hit a slump

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (AVXL), MicroStrategy Inc. (MSTR), Monday.com (MNDY), Sunrun Inc. (RUN) and MongoDB Inc. (MDB). Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (AVXL) shares soared when peer-reviewed research on two of the biotech company’s pipeline drugs was published.  Shares ofContinue reading “US stocks hit a slump”

S&P 500 tops previous record

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Urban One Inc. (UONE), Evofem Biosciences Inc. (EVFM), Biogen Inc. (BIIB), Monday.com (MNDY) and Marqeta Inc. (MQ). Urban One Inc. (UONE) shares continued to soar amid investor anticipation of Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the US, followingContinue reading “S&P 500 tops previous record”

Basics of technical analysis

Since becoming a popular investor on eToro, Andy Cleaver has been trying to help his copiers learn more about both trading and investing. When it comes to learning a new skill, many people have the tendency to dive straight in at the deep end and sometimes forget that they need to learn how to swim first. ThisContinue reading “Basics of technical analysis”

Get to know an Elite Popular Investor: Gasper Sopi

Gasper Sopi has more than eight years of trading experience. An Elite Popular Investor on eToro, he has more than 1,700 copiers and almost 10,000 followers. He has important advice for those contemplating copying a Popular Investor: Make sure your investment goals align with the Popular Investor and stick with him for at least aContinue reading “Get to know an Elite Popular Investor: Gasper Sopi”

6 investment strategies for beating the markets

The beauty of today’s global investing ecosystem is that it is no longer reserved just for the Wall Street big sho(r)ts. The levelling of the investing field, to which eToro has made a significant contribution, has enabled the average Joe and Jane to participate in the highly competitive game of investing, almost shoulder to shoulder with whatContinue reading “6 investment strategies for beating the markets”

Investing Psychology: Investing with your brain, not your heart 🧠

The key to being a successful investor is to be rational and stick with an investment strategy. This is because market cycles can trigger emotions and cause you to make poor decisions. The most emotional days are the correction and bear periods.  A bear market usually scares the most inexperienced investors. Having never experienced suchContinue reading “Investing Psychology: Investing with your brain, not your heart 🧠”

New highs for Wall Street

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC), Cara Therapeutics (CARA), IZEA Worldwide Inc. (IZEA), Fintech Acquisition Corp. V (FTCV) and Caesars Entertainment Inc. (CZR). ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC) shares skyrocketed after the satellite telecommunications company announced that it was going private and was beingContinue reading “New highs for Wall Street”

Good news for growth and tech stocks

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Marathon Patent Group Inc. (MARA), Canaan Inc. (CAN), Sunworks Inc. (SUNW), Intellia Therapeutics Inc. (NTLA) and BioNTech SE (BNTX). Marathon Patent Group Inc. (MARA) shares popped following the Bitcoin mining company’s announcement regarding a new BTC mining pool.  CanaanContinue reading “Good news for growth and tech stocks”

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”

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