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Are US stocks really so expensive?

The S&P 500 Index keeps delivering all-time highs. Is this rise justified by the fundamentals?

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Swiss Stocks: record high for the SMI could just be the beginning

A newfound interest in defensive growth stocks has contributed, among other things, to a soaring Swiss Market Index (SMI). The SMI is a quality stocks trade, with potential for a softer swiss franc to juice the gains ...

Markets

How do index CFDs work? | Indices 101

Index CFDs provide a quick and convenient way to trade the overall stock market. They are a popular alternative to buying individual shares. How does indices trading work and is it right for you?

StocksMacroMarkets

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?

BondsAsiaMarkets

Chinese bonds find new acceptance in all 3 world bond indices

China is starting to compete for foreign capital inflows. With high quality bonds, other nation’s debt might lose their shine. Napoleon was right: China is awakening, and the world trembles.

Markets

Archegos' firesale pounds prime brokers, raises red flags

What happens when one is highly leveraged, trading on swaps, and a sell-off occurs? This story explores the recent $30 billion firesale that Archegos Capital Management suffered.

StocksMarkets

What the current equity rotation means for investors

After a strong year for technology and growth stocks a great equity rotation is taking place. The question is how long will it last? Value and small caps could be taking center stage this year, but not without any ...

StocksBondsMacroMarkets

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.

Markets

Why PropTech is changing real estate for the better.

Property Technology is revolutionizing the way we buy, sell and trade houses. The real estate market is one of the world's largest, and PropTech innovation will make it more accessible and affordable. 

StocksMarkets

WallStreetBets is the recipe for a decentralised hedge fund

Recent market activity shows there has been a shift in power in financial markets for the first time from powerful institutions towards individuals. A new model of hedge fund could be the next step

StocksMarkets

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?

StocksMarkets

Hedge funds covering shorts might need to sell other stocks next

If hedge funds want to offset losses from going short stocks as well as reduce exposure in markets, they may sell other stocks and cause a market correction.

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