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StocksAsset Allocation

Dividend investing: Beginners guide to picking stocks for income

It's not all about buying low and selling high! Shareholders earn income through cash dividends. In this guide we explain how to get started income investing with stocks.

Markets

Buy British! Schroders talks up “once in a generation opportunity”

Asset manager Schroders is creating a ‘British opportunities trust’ fund to invest in undervalued UK stocks. Time to have a second look at buying British?

Asset AllocationESG

Thematic investing using ETFs

Every so often a new theme or megatrend emerges in the world and exchange traded funds (ETFs) have become a popular vehicle for investors to take advantage.

StocksCommodities

Cannabis stocks: Why they got smoked (..but are lighting up again)

Top cannabis stocks are up as much as 20% in the days following the US election but why did they drop so much since peaking in 2018 and is this the bottom?

Crypto

Bitcoin above $15k in trading frenzy! Door opened to record high?

The price of Bitcoin has soared in the wake of the US election. On Wednesday the price soared 9% to reach over $15,000 for the first time since January 2018.

Politics

It’s Election Day. How well priced is a contested result? - DAY AHEAD

The day ahead is Election Day in the US where voters will head to the polls to cast a vote for President Donald Trump or former VP Joe Biden.

StocksTechnology

Imperfect results from priced-to-perfection Big Tech - DAY AHEAD

Imperfect results from Big Tech overnight is setting up another difficult day on Friday, when Big Oil reports and the Eurozone releases Q3 GDP data.

French and German lockdowns hammer stocks - DAY AHEAD

French and German stock markets led the global selloff on Wednesday with both counties introducing what comes very close to stay-home orders.

StocksForex

Tech execs defend section 230 - DAY AHEAD

The day ahead will see internet company executives attend a Senate hearing on liability law, earnings from Etsy and a rate decision in Canada.

Markets

BP, HSBC, MSFT, CAT Q3 results follow steep market selloff - DAY AHEAD

The day ahead will see markets attempt to recuperate from a hefty sell-off on Monday with Microsoft and Caterpillar, HSBC and BP among the companies reporting Q3 results.

EnergyMarkets

China currency spikes in prep for Biden win – MARKETS

China's currency jumped by the most since 2016, Rolls Royce stock has doubled this week while oil prices rise more on Norwegian strikes.

Forex

Pros and cons of trading CFDs

Weighing up the use of Contracts for Difference (CFDs) as a means to trade stocks, forex, crypto and commodities markets versus traditional financial instruments.

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