What are meme stocks? The people-driven market phenomenon explained

From GameStop to AMC, “meme stocks” have become an overnight sensation in global stock markets. These Internet forum-driven stocks have attracted new retail investors into the market and left many hedge fund managers scratching their heads, as they try to tackle this new investment phenomenon. But what exactly are meme stocks and are they hereContinue reading “What are meme stocks? The people-driven market phenomenon explained”

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”

Investors continue to weigh optimism against concerns

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM), ASML Holding NV (ASML), Ubiquiti Inc. (UI), Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP (CLMT) and Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT). Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM) stock gained amid positive predictions by analysts for the fresh produceContinue reading “Investors continue to weigh optimism against concerns”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Friday’s rally saved the week

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for The Michaels Companies Inc. (MIK), Canaan Inc. (CAN), Centennial Resource Development Inc./DE (CDEV), Diamondback Energy Inc. (FANG), Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCA). The Michaels Companies Inc. (MIK) shares jumped this week after the arts and crafts retailer announced a dealContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Friday’s rally saved the week”

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”

Exploring market gaps and what it means for stop loss, take profit and orders

So what is a Market Gap? When a market is closed (for example, during weekends or daily market breaks), there are no rates being traded however, news and announcements still affect the markets. It is possible that the market will open at a rate which is significantly different from the previous closing rate due toContinue reading “Exploring market gaps and what it means for stop loss, take profit and orders”

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”

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”

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