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5 Hong Kong stocks to know as investors rush into the Hang Seng Index

Today the Hang Seng Index jumped to 30,135 points as traders and funds begin to rush into the index. Will the HSI surpass its previous January 2018 high of 33,223?

5 Hong Kong stocks to know as investors rush into the Hang Seng Index
Macro   Technical Analysis

Top Tweets of the day: Cryptos crash as Bitcoin tests $31k, and more

Find out about our selection of the top tweets of the day #markets #macroeconomics #technicalanalysis 

Top Tweets of the day: Cryptos crash as Bitcoin tests $31k, and more
Forex   FX Options   2021   Macro

Will volatile forex pairs in 2020 be best currencies to trade in 2021?

Given the massive forex volatility of 2020, for the New Year, it pays toreview the performance of the most volatile forex pairs to visualise the price trends and the possibility of reversals.

Will volatile forex pairs in 2020 be best currencies to trade in 2021?
Commodities   Macro   Energy

Coal, an unloved and fading commodity

With more and more government and leading companies pledging to go carbon neutral by 2060 or earlier, coal investing is becoming less and less popular. Is there any investment opportunities left in the commodity?

Coal, an unloved and fading commodity
Knowledge
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?

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

What is the best timeframe chart to trade forex for beginners?

We explain the pros and cons of day trading 5-minute charts all the way to investing in longer-timeframe charts for beginner traders.

What is the best timeframe chart to trade forex for beginners?
Forex   Technical Analysis   Forex Signals

What are Forex Signals and how to use them

When you start forex trading, you will quickly see that it makes sense to take advantage of every tool at your disposal, perhaps including forex signals. But what are they and how to use them?

What are Forex Signals and how to use them
Asset Allocation   Investing basics   Personal Finance   Investing

The Value Investing Method

We know Warren Buffett is a well-known value investor, but what does value investing really mean? Regardless of your financial background, here is a straight forward summary of this investment method. 

The Value Investing Method
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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4 hours ago

ECB does not change its rates

As many expected, the ECB will keep bond buying in place until March 2022 (or until the end of the pandemic), and it will keep reinvesting in maturing bonds until 2023, if not longer. 

4 hours ago

Intel may outsource more of its production abroad; revenues expected to have fallen last Quarter

Intel has showed record earnings from demand for personal computers. The increasing use of cloud services has also increased sales of its Xeon server chips. However, Analysts expect Intel revenue fell 13% in the fourth quarter to $17.5 billion and they see sales declining 18% year-over-year to $16.18 billion in the current period. For 2021, sales are projected to fall 7%. Earnings reports come out tomorrow  - Bloomberg

4 hours ago

Climate Engagement Score, 2020: Who are the best ranked asset managers?

Institutional investors are likely to monitor these scores quite closely - source: InfluenceMap  

5 hours ago

Amazon sends a letter to President Biden, offering vaccine support

Amazon sent a letter to the new President to offer help to the country's effort involving Covid-19 vaccine deployment. “We are prepared to leverage our operations, information technology, and communications capabilities and expertise to assist your administration’s vaccination efforts," said Dave Clark, chief executive of Amazon's worldwide consumer business.

5 hours ago

IG Group shares rise upon new acquisition of Tastytrade Inc

IG Group Holdings  agreed to buy online brokerage Tastytrade Inc. for $1 billion, predicting retail stock traders in the U.S. are about to embrace derivatives. The combination would add Tastytrade’s more than 105,000 active accounts to IG’s platform, whose core markets include the U.K., European Union, Australia and Singapore. IG shares rose as much as 1.7% at the open in London before reversing the gains to trade 0.9% lower at 9:53 a.m. - Yahoo

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