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”

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”

Inflation: The cash-eating parasite we forget about

Let’s begin with the complex reality of investing and money: the latter doesn’t grow on trees and everybody wants a piece of yours. There are parties (or parasites) that chip away at your hard-earned cash: some brokers charging ridiculous fees, fund managers doing the same, or the government collecting taxes. However, there is one “charge”Continue reading “Inflation: The cash-eating parasite we forget about”

Most famous moments in Crypto History

As with any good gamechanger, the meteoric rise of crypto is perceived, traded and talked about. Read on to learn about some of the most famous moments in crypto history, from momentous meetings and sensational scams to silly stories and memorable memes. The first retail bitcoin transaction Who knew a man’s love for pizza (and leftovers) wouldContinue reading “Most famous moments in Crypto History”

Three Scenarios for Stock Investment

Who led the digital transformation in your company? CEO? CFO? CIO? No. It was Covid-19. Sometimes the lessons learned from an economic crisis are so good, they leave the world economy better off in the long term. Stock Investing at the WORST possible time If you had invested in the stock market in the summerContinue reading “Three Scenarios for Stock Investment”

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”

Investing in times of economic crisis and beyond

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”  – Benjamin Franklin  When it comes to investing, nothing pays off more than educating yourself. Do the necessary research, study and analysis before making any investment decisions. The Covid-19 pandemic crisis and the resulting economic recession arose out of nowhere. Although it has often been described asContinue reading “Investing in times of economic crisis and beyond”

Stock market predictions and the stocks Australian retail investors will have in their portfolios at the start of 2021

2020 has arguably been one of the wildest years the stock market has ever seen.  Now, as we start to farewell the year that’s been, investors are starting to plan their portfolios for the year to come. With the newly elected president Joe Biden in the US and the race to find a COVID-19 vaccineContinue reading “Stock market predictions and the stocks Australian retail investors will have in their portfolios at the start of 2021”

Second effective vaccine fuels rally, Tesla joins S&P

Dominating headlines yesterday was the news that Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine has proven 94.5% effective in a late-stage trial, a week after Pfizer reported similar results in its own trial. More data is expected from the study later this month, and Moderna said that it plans to ask health authorities to clear the vaccine by earlyContinue reading “Second effective vaccine fuels rally, Tesla joins S&P”

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