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August 24, 2020
How To Start Trading Stocks

Ultimate guide to stock trading for beginners Yeah, it’s almost impossible to fit everything that one might need to know about stock trading into a small article… but hey, let’s give it a try. I’m going to keep things short and concise and address key points in order to get into the stock market and […]

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July 8, 2020
Mark to Market: 8 July 2020

In what seems to be a recurring theme now, European markets have underperformed the US indices. Europe has closed in the red today, with EuroStoxx 50 selling -1.07% to close at 3,286, DAX falling -0.97% to 12,494 and FTSE 100 losing -0.55% to settle at 6,156. In contrast, US indices only briefly dipped their feet […]

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July 7, 2020
Mark to Market: 6 July 2020

Another strong day for US stocks, driven by mostly by technology, as many tech companies made all-time highs. By the end of the day, we have: S&P 500: 3,179.72 (+1.59%) Nasdaq: 10,433.65 (+2.21%) Russel: 1,442.88 (+0.77%) In terms of sectors, consumer discretionary, communications and financials have been leading the gains, with real estate and utilities […]

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July 2, 2020
Mark to Market: 2 July 2020

European markets have closed sharply higher after a better than expected US job numbers: FTSE 100 +1.34% (6,240.36) DAX +2.84% (12,608.46) EuroStoxx 50 +2.84% (3,320.09) The US economy has added 4.8 million jobs in June, against a consensus estimate of around 3 million jobs. The unemployment rate has dropped to 11.1% from a previous 13.3%. […]

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July 1, 2020
Mark to Market: 1 July 2020

Another positive day for Nasdaq and S&P 500 as they start a new quarter – S&P 500 advanced +0.5% to 3,115.86 and Nasdaq gained +0.95% to close at an all-time high of 10,154.63. Small caps however underperformed with Russel 2000 closing down -0.97% at 1,427.31. VIX has continued to slide lower to close at 28.62, […]

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Posted:
June 30, 2020
Mark to Market: 30 June 2020

Another strong day for the US stocks despite the ongoing global uncertainty around Coronavirus and its impact – technology heavy Nasdaq has outperformed gaining +1.87% and closing at 10,058.77, S&P 500 posted a +1.54% gain finishing at 3,100.29 and small caps Russel 2000 was not far behind rising +1.42% closing 1,441.37. VIX has lost just […]

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June 29, 2020
Mark to Market: 29 June 2020

US futures were little changed over the weekend and European markets opened marginally positive, amid a very modest decline in new Coronavirus cases in US and a global death count surpassing 500k. In Asia, stock indices dropped sharply with Nikkei losing -2.3% (21995.04), Hang Seng Index –0.96% (24,313.14) and Kospi falling -1.93% (2,093.48) following the […]

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Posted:
June 29, 2020
Launch of the Market Commentary Section!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Starting with today, you will now find a Market Commentary section on our website! Here, we will do our best to give you a brief overview of market performance and a summary of any developments over the previous day. Among other things, we’ll discuss market moves, point out any notable and interesting […]

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