Market Research

Asset Allocation   Index   Trading Strategy

Is it time to drop the barbell investing strategy in 2021?

2020 was a year in which extremes did well – safe haven investments like gold and US treasuries as well as risky tech stocks and small cap stocks did well. Is it time for the middle to do better?

Technical Analysis   Index   China

These 5 China stock indices are breaking out above multi-year peaks

The charts of major Chinese equity benchmarks are pointing to a new multi-year bull market.

Stocks   Politics   Index   UK

UK’s FTSE 100 could be an unlikely winner from an American blue sweep

The largest components of the UK blue chip index lend themselves to the ‘reflation trade’ emerging from a possible Democratic sweep of the US government.

Stocks   Index   Beginner

Looking for EM opportunities? Indian stocks are hitting new records

Indian benchmark indices the Nifty 50 and the Sensex are rallying to record highs as investors look through the pandemic in search of growth, notably in emerging markets.

Stocks   Technical Analysis   Index

83% of stocks are above their 200-day moving average. That's extreme

This measure of stock market breadth has hit its highest in a decade. Is that bullish or bearish for stocks?

Stocks   Index

The case for Dow 40k

The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 30,000 for the first time this week. We outline 7 reasons the Dow could hit 40,000 and 5 risks that stand in its way.

ETFs   Index   Beginner

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?

CFDs   Covid-19   Index

Vaccine trade: Buying indices of where the virus hit worse

A new trade is taking shape this week of buying indices like Spain’s IBEX and Italy’s FTSE MIB following vaccine news from Pfizer/BioNtech and now Moderna

Stocks   Index

Japanese stocks are breaking out of a 3 decade slump

Japan’s Nikkei 225 index has broken out to its highest levels since 1991 in a wave of optimism after the US election and following bets from Warren Buffett.

The Day Ahead   Index

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.

Asset Allocation   Index

Learn about the Gyroscopic Investing Desert Portfolio

The ‘Desert Portfolio’ hails from the Gyroscopic investing forum – and is so simple and cost-effective with a history of steady returns and minimal drawdown that it can be used by everyday investors.

Index

Intel and Coca-Cola are selling off parts before earnings - DAY AHEAD

The day ahead will see two US corporate behemoths Intel and Coca-Cola report Q3 results while the lack of US stimulus puts the spotlight on weekly jobless claims.

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