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Investors Bullish On 2021 After Rocky 2020

2020 was a year of extremes on the financial market. The FTSE 100 suffered its worst year since the financial crisis, with shares falling 14.3% over the course of the year, compared to a 31.3% drawback during 2008. Since the height of the pandemic, however, stock markets across the world have staged a steady comeback, […]

IBM Paves The Way To Move Higher

IBM (NYSE: IBM) on the Daily Chart has been in an uptrend since 28 October 2020 when it registered the low price at $105.9. This was followed by a series of higher tops and higher bottoms and on 6 January 2021 the IBM stock recorded the high price of $131.86. By applying Oscillator Analysis to […]

Biden Green Credentials Offer Opportunity

The presidential victory for Joe Biden pushes environmental issues up the order of priorities in the White House. From green energy to beneficial tech, traders are looking for opportunities in the sector. One company in particular that could make waves in the next week or so is Northern Genesis. Northern Genesis Northern Genesis, a US-based […]

The Rise Of ‘Teslanaires’

After share prices soared over 700% this year, so-called ‘Teslanaires’ have rocketed into wealth thanks to investing in the car company. S&P Listing Now the world’s most valuable car company, Elon Musk’s Tesla has seen monumental growth over 2020 following a turbulent decade. It recently joined the S&P 500, an index of the biggest stocks […]

The Capital War’s Impact on Markets & Role in US-China Relations

US-China relations, and the capital war conflict within it, is and will be a big driver of markets going forward and is important to understand even for those with shorter-term trading orientations. The same things tend to happen over and over again for the same reasons historically. By studying what happened in other societies and […]

Aerospace Industry Refuses To Be Grounded

After a very difficult year for the aerospace industry, major aerospace companies are pushing forward with groundbreaking research and development in the hope of a brighter future. The 2020 pandemic has caused a near complete-collapse in air travel, as lockdown and travel restrictions decimated revenues. This, in turn, has caused airlines to delay or outright […]

SPAC: What Are ‘Blank Check’ Companies?

SPAC is short for a special purpose acquisition company, also known as a “blank check” company. A SPAC is essentially large pool of cash, which is listed on a public exchange with the sole purpose of completing an acquisition. It’s essentially a form of a backdoor IPO. SPACs are unique in that they have no […]

Is the 60/40 Portfolio Dead?

The 60/40 portfolio pertains to an asset allocation that is 60 percent stocks and 40 percent bonds. The general thinking is that the 60 percent in stocks gives the portfolio a high enough risk asset allocation such that it can generate quality returns while the 40 percent in bonds gives diversification and a capital preservation […]

How Would a US Dollar Devaluation Affect Assets?

A US dollar devaluation would have an impact on movements in other asset classes. Currency volatility is among the lowest it’s ever been with central banks necessarily supportive of markets, helping to dampen volatility.   (Source: Refinitiv data stream)   However, when interest rates become so low to the point where they can’t be lowered any […]

Philip Morris International Inc. – The Bulls Are In Control, Eyeing More Gains

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) stock on the Daily Chart has been in an uptrend since 29 October 2020 when it registered the low price at $68.94, followed by a series of higher tops and higher bottoms. Price Action Analysis On 16 December 2020, Philip Morris recorded the high price of $86.25. When applying […]

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