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”

Meet Four Successful Popular Investors from Asia

Today, millions of eToro users from over 100 different countries have access to stocks and other assets from leading global markets, evidence of how eToro is opening the financial markets to everyone, no matter where they reside. Additionally, on eToro you can allocate funds to copy the performance of successful Popular Investors using the CopyTrader™ feature.  CheckContinue reading “Meet Four Successful Popular Investors from Asia”

Understanding Volatility, the Standard Deviation and the Semi-Deviation

“The true investor welcomes volatility…”  Warren Buffet Have you ever wondered what metrics are available for investors to help them choose between similar portfolios, besides returns? In this post, I´ll be giving a quick intro into the standard deviation (SD) as a measure of volatility. This will be swift, but sufficient for understanding the concept,Continue reading “Understanding Volatility, the Standard Deviation and the Semi-Deviation”

The Principles of Value Investing

Value investing is an investing philosophy first developed by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd in the 1930s, which focuses on buying stocks whenever the market undervalues them. This investing method has been adopted by several investors over the past century and most of them have been able to beat the market, which is not somethingContinue reading “The Principles of Value Investing”

Earnings season is coming! Is your portfolio ready?

A season of opportunity. Earnings season is the time when publicly traded companies are required to report their quarterly earnings, including net income, sales numbers, earnings per share, and more. Analysts regard these figures as powerful indicators of each company’s overall economic health. Earnings per share (or EPS) is considered especially noteworthy, representing a company’sContinue reading “Earnings season is coming! Is your portfolio ready?”

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”

Get to know an Elite Popular Investor: Calum Steven Beck

Calum Steven, also known as Lordfoofoo, is an Imperial College London Physics graduate with an impressive Master’s degree in Quantum Theory. But that’s not all. He is also a Popular Investor and recognised by eToro as having a value investment strategy, who sets a high goal — with plans to beat the Chinese, European, and US markets. Find out howContinue reading “Get to know an Elite Popular Investor: Calum Steven Beck”

2021 opens with a bang for investors

It was a wild ride for Wall Street last year, with the coronavirus pandemic sending both economies and financial markets into turmoil. But despite the collapse of share prices in March and February, the US stock market ended the year on a record high. Many people are now hoping the worldwide rollout of vaccines andContinue reading “2021 opens with a bang for investors”

How Will Joe Biden’s Presidential Inauguration Day Impact the Markets?

America’s 46th president is set to take office, and has his work cut out for him when he officially begins his duties. Joe Biden is inheriting the US economy at a unique juncture. The four years since Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory have seen the markets rising strongly with many record-breaking gains, despite volatility. ButContinue reading “How Will Joe Biden’s Presidential Inauguration Day Impact the Markets?”

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