Buying Bitcoin: what you need to know

With Bitcoin investing now available on the eToro platform for clients in the Netherlands, we would like to take this opportunity to cover some of the basics of buying Bitcoin for beginners. So, if you don’t know your Bitcoin from your blockchain, this article is here to help. Is there a Bitcoin barrier to entry?Continue reading “Buying Bitcoin: what you need to know”

Inflation fears send Bitcoin below $32K

Crypto sinks with stocks on economic uncertainty Bitcoin’s summer slump continues, with prices falling below $32K as post-pandemic inflation fears wash over the cryptocurrency market. The U.S. Labor Department released data last week showing that U.S. consumer prices spiked beyond expectations in June. Major stock indices started falling shortly afterwards, and Bitcoin — already feeling jittery aboutContinue reading “Inflation fears send Bitcoin below $32K”

Top stocks for Q3 2021

The second quarter of 2021 has generally been a very good period for stock market investors with major indexes such as the S&P 500, the STOXX Europe 600, and the FTSE 100 delivering solid gains. While some areas of the market, such as high-growth technology stocks, have underperformed on the back of inflation concerns, stocks in cyclical sectors such asContinue reading “Top stocks for Q3 2021”

DeFi boosts market as Bitcoin taps on $35K

Compound jumps 40% while Aave and Uniswap enjoy 20% gains As Ethereum has pushed almost 10% higher this week, Bitcoin has drifted sideways on mixed headlines. The Chinese clampdown on mining continues to drive uncertainty in the market, along with the ramp up of regulatory discussion in the U.S. Yet this is matched by equal amounts of positive news, with Michael Saylor’s BitcoinContinue reading “DeFi boosts market as Bitcoin taps on $35K”

Bitcoin bounces as Elon adds to El Salvador optimism

While altcoins bleed, Bitcoin moves in on $40K Bitcoin is bouncing back. The crypto king has reclaimed its throne, and is closing in on $40K as the altcoin market stagnates. El Salvador’s approval of Bitcoin as legal tender on Thursday could be credited with the turnaround, boosting market sentiment and sparking a wave of interest from politicians acrossContinue reading “Bitcoin bounces as Elon adds to El Salvador optimism”

Electric vehicle stocks: the competition is heating up

It is no secret that the electric vehicle (EV) industry has been booming in recent years. With climate change and sustainability becoming more of a focus, sales of EVs have soared. In 2020, global EV sales rose by 43%¹ to 3.2 million, despite the fact that overall car sales declined by 16% due to the coronavirusContinue reading “Electric vehicle stocks: the competition is heating up”

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”

Bitcoin falls to $35K on warning of China crackdown

Altcoins suffer double-digit losses in marketwide meltdown Anxiety has washed over the crypto market, with cascades of selling push prices down to the same levels as before Tesla announced its Bitcoin treasury allocation. Tweets from Tesla CEO Elon Musk have been widely blamed for giving the market jitters, which turned to full-blown fear as China called for a crackdown on Bitcoin mining andContinue reading “Bitcoin falls to $35K on warning of China crackdown”

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”

Elon Musk shakes crypto market with carbon footprint concerns

Bitcoin sinks to three-month low as Cardano hits all-time highs Fear is gripping the crypto market after comments from Tesla billionaire Elon Musk sparked a 20% sell-off for Bitcoin. Prices fell to a low of $42K on Monday as the billionaire voiced concerns about the environmental impact of Bitcoin mining, before hinting at a sale ofContinue reading “Elon Musk shakes crypto market with carbon footprint concerns”

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