Trading BlogUS Tariffs Causing Economic Mayhem
As President Trump once again unexpectedly announced tariffs on the United States’ biggest trade partner, the American economy is beginning to show signs of serious damage from the fallout of his demands. New figures from the US Department of Labour show that the ongoing trade war between the United States and China is heavily affecting […]What Stocks Are Collateral Damage In The Woodford Crisis?
Neil Woodford is one of the most famous stock pickers in the UK, and his flagship Woodford Equity Income Fund (WEIF) managed £10.2bn at its peak. But it’s fair to say that Woodford is going through a bit of a dark time at the moment. At the time of writing, the WEIF was worth just […]Sirius Minerals’ Share Price Crashes
With fundamental change occurring across many industries like oil, gas, retail and tobacco, driven by changing consumer attitudes and newer technologies, many are calling this the age of disruption. Many big, publicly traded companies are being impacted by that, and the common feature is that they are the ones being disrupted, not the ones causing […]Amazon Invests In Deliveroo
The online marketplace superpower Amazon has this week announced a huge investment in the food delivery service Deliveroo in a move that is expected to significantly boost the company’s cash flow for the next year. While the exact figure has not been given, reports suggest that Amazon has raised around $575m for the company and […]Following Jumia: Is The NYSE’s First African Listing A Worthy Trade?
The recent listing of Jumia, an African based e-commerce giant on the New York Stock Exchange has caused ripples among traders around the world. On one hand, Jumia, a company often dubbed “the Amazon of Africa’ is only a recent start-up. On the other, the company has been a darling of investors who are looking […]WeWork Values Higher Than Expected
Perhaps the least known of the ‘unicorn’ companies now fighting for dominance on the stock market, Silicon Valley start-up WeWork is the latest to value its company in the billions, leaving many to wonder if the company is aiming too high for its debut. Silicon Valley Giants Reports published recently have valued the company, which […]How Will Climate Change Effect Trading?
On the 17th of April, there was a letter posted in the Guardian newspaper (UK) that may change the way financial institutions think about climate change. The governors of both the Bank of France and the Bank of England gave a stark warning that action needs to be taken. Catastrophic Effects François Villeroy de Galhau […]Bitcoin On Hold Above $5k With Huge Trading Volumes
Cryptocurrency Bitcoin has continued to hold its position at $5,000, or just shy of £4,000, for the 10th consecutive day, following reports that trading in BTC, and in other major alt coins including Ethereum (ETH), reached similar levels to those seen during the historic bull run in 2017. Supporters of the maligned cryptocurrency market have […]Could Boxlight Corporation Present A Rare Opportunity?
A look at Boxlight Corporation’s (BOXL) price journey reveals an interesting last 12 months. It is a company in the technology sector, and it reached its lowest price point of $1.14 on Boxing Day 2018, but also reached an all-time high of $17.40 9 months earlier. At the end of last week’s trading, BOXL closed […]Will JPM Coin Challenge the Top Cryptocurrencies?
JPMorgan Chase recently came out with news they are starting their own form of cryptocurrency, conveniently termed “JPM Coin”. It will be backed by USD on a 1-for-1 basis. JPM Coin is part of the same “stable coin” concept in the cryptocurrency sphere like Tether and USD Coin (“USDC”). Tying cryptocurrencies to a stable fiat […]Older Posts