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Drones   Future Series

Why drone commercial applications make it an exciting investment!

Drones are made famous because they will change the delivery business, but their applications go beyond transporting parcels. Commercial use cases include safety, monitoring, agriculture, and construction.

Why drone commercial applications make it an exciting investment!
Stocks   Bonds   Macro   Financial market

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.

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

British pound at risk of a setback before new post-Brexit high

GBP/USD just hit a 3-year peak with forex traders eyeing a new post-Brexit peak. But next week's UK budget and the slow reopening plan pose risks.

British pound at risk of a setback before new post-Brexit high
Real Estate

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. 

Why PropTech is changing real estate for the better.
Knowledge
Asset Allocation

How to successfully hedge against inflation.

How to protect your portfolio from inflation with different asset classes. With talks of inflation roaming, FlowBank explores some ways investors could diversify away inflation risk.

How to successfully hedge against inflation.
ETFs   Stocks   Fractional share

What is a fractional share?

It is not rare for big name stocks to come with big price tags. As a result, not everyone can afford to buy the companies they like. Fractional share are portion of an stock or ETF, making the purchase of expensive stocks for individual investors with a low capital.

What is a fractional share?
Cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin   ETP

What are the main crypto asset-based products?

2020 saw the rise of cryptocurrency exchange traded products with assets rising to record levels. The ETP market exploded beyond $4 billion in total assets this year due to public awareness, regulatory easing, and celebrity promotion boosting prices. Learn about crypto asset products in this article.

What are the main crypto asset-based products?
Stocks  

Why is investing in stocks generally profitable over the long term?

If investors dream of winning money, they fear losing money. However, the data shows that, by and large, investing in stocks over the long term is unlikely to give you a negative return. Why is that so?

Why is investing in stocks generally profitable over the long term?
Videos & Podcasts

PepsiCo, Constellation Brands and manufacturing PMIs

For the day ahead I’m looking out for earnings from PepsiCo, Corona beer-owner Constellation brands and H&M – as well as European and US manufacturing PMIs.

PepsiCo, Constellation Brands and manufacturing PMIs
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The world's largest sovereign wealth funds:

Figures are in billion U.S. dollars. Source: Statista.com

1 hour ago

Low Vol ETF can protect from volatility:

Low volatility ETFs also modify holdings to try to tamp down drama. The largest low-volatility ETF,  iShares MSCI USA Min Vol Factor with $29 billion in assets, spreads its portfolio across a wider range of industries than Invesco S&P Low Volatility, Rosenbluth says. It does this by holding the least volatile stocks in a sector, even if the sector itself is volatile. Microsoft (MSFT) is its top holding at 1.7%. Source: investors.com

2 hours ago

Bitcoin fund Grayscale sees a selloff

The $32 billion Grayscale Bitcoin Trust has plunged 20% this week, outpacing a 13% decline in the world’s largest cryptocurrency. GBTC’s once-massive premium to its underlying holdings has evaporated as a result, with the price of GBTC closing 0.7% below its underlying holdings on Wednesday -- the first discount since March 2017. Source: Bloomberg.

3 hours ago

JPMorgan assesses Bitcoin investment

JPMorgan might make bitcoin 1% of portfolios. Cryptocurrencies may be relatively new and volatile, but they’re also somewhat uncorrelated with other assets, and may be able to provide a good hedge. Former Federal Reserve economists Roberto Perli and Benson Durham at Cornerstone Macro LLC have run calculations and found that the volatility of equity portfolios can usually be reduced by adding some amount of digital assets. Source: Bloomberg

4 hours ago

Yield spike yesterday was craziest in nearly 2 decades

5-year Treasuries just had biggest 1-day change since 2002. Aberration or is the wind turning?

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