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Oil prices rise, Nasdaq's record, a reversal in U.S. equities: our Top 10 stories of the week

Read the top 10 stories to remember the week which ended July 2nd.

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US earnings season: key takeaways

First quarter earnings season for US companies has just ended. What are the main lessons to be learned for the coming quarters?

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Are we at the peak of everything?

Many market drivers seem to have reached a ceiling. Is this also the case for the equity markets?

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Rising bond yields, slowing stock momentum: what to do?

As bond yields are soaring, momentum on stock prices is slowing down. Is this the end of the party? While the situation may look grim, we ought to have a closer look at it to see that things might not be as bad as they seem.

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WallStreetBets, the subreddit for amateur traders

A forum that was founded to talk about trading strategies for quick profits is starting to challenge some of the largest hedge funds. What is the story of the subreddit /r/WallStreetBets?

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What is a gamma squeeze?

We have been seeing lots of action with the GameStop stock going up recently. Since we spoke about short squeezes already, we thought you might want to know about gamma squeezes too. The GameStop phenomenon saw both take place.

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Two types of cult stocks and why these can go up the roof

Fuel Cell Energy and Plug Power both went up 500% in the past 6 months, despite mediocre earnings and negative profits. How can the market allow this and what are the outcomes to expect in the long term?

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What are Aristocratic Dividend Stocks? Here are 5 examples

For investors interested in dividend stocks that promise a reliable income every year, the so-called 'Dividend Aristocrats' are the cream of the crop.

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5 of the best stocks of 2020

We talked about some of the worst stocks of 2020 in this article. To finish the year on a positive note, I want to talk about the 5 best performing stocks of 2020. The champions, the elite. The stocks that made you wish you invested back in March. Hopefully, these ideas might motivate your to invest in stocks as well.

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5 of the worst stocks of 2020

While we often like to talk about winners and success stories, we hardly ever pay attention to losers. However, their stories might be as worthwhile and full of lessons as the competitors in the top positions.

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Coinbase crypto platform files for IPO

Coinbase is the firm behind the crypto currency craze. Its crypto exchange platform wants to take over as the market of the future for cryptos, and its IPO is one of the most anticipated fillings of 2021 considering the surge in Bitcoin prices.

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How do Financial Markets Work?

The five important elements to understand how financial markets work are market structure, market participants, liquidity, pricing and the spread.

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