Welcome to another week of trading. Today, we’re going to take a look at the NASDAQ-100 and pick out some of the stocks that might make it soar in 2021! Might… don’t make us call compliance!

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What is the NASDAQ-100?

Since its formation in 1985, the NASDAQ-100, sometimes called the US Tech 100, has been one of the most followed stock indexes on the planet. It had a market cap of $9.8 trillion in 2019, which makes it larger than the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($8.33 trillion), and considerably bigger than the FTSE 100, DAX30 and EURO STOXX 50.

The enormity of that market…

The third batch of US stimulus checks will be distributed to families who meet the income requirements. They will receive $1,400 for each member of the household, including dependents of all ages.

Today, we’re looking at stimulus cheques and how they are being spent. After that, we’ll dig into the markets and see what’s coming up this week. Let’s do this!

What are stimulus cheques?

Back in spring 2020, Congress passed a stimulus relief bill that granted $1,200 cheques to millions of Americans. The aim of the cheques was to simultaneously provide a safety net to those who needed it and to increase spending…

Quite unbelievably, we’re at the mid-point of Q1/2021! Today, we’re going to dig into cryptos and uncover some fast-rising stars of the market. We’ll also give you a rundown of the key events that should be inside your trading diary this week. Let’s get to it, shall we?

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Crypto on fire

You can’t outrun it, no matter where you go, Crypto is everywhere right now. Bitcoin is making all the headlines, especially when all-time-highs are happening on an almost daily basis, aided in part last week by a fairly well-known company buying a gigantic amount of the crypto coin.

But as crypto enthusiasts…

Welcome to another week in trading! In today’s article, we’re taking a look at the power of tweets. How 280 characters (often a lot less, in fact) can move markets. We’ll also let you know what key events to look out for this week.

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A little birdie told me…

When Donald Trump left the Oval Office more than a few investors likely jumped with joy, feeling safer in the knowledge that such a high-profile figure would now have to put down his phone and log out of Twitter.

At times, Trump’s online outbursts had a huge impact on the markets. The social media platform has…

What a crazy first month of 2021 it was. We’ll quickly go over a few highlights before hitting you with our usual rundown of this week’s most important trading events.

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Eight of the top ten growing communities on Reddit is trading related.

GameStop caught in the cross-fire

In case you missed it, last week was a fire-cracker!

Wall Street investors have never had a lot of love for video game retailer, GameStop. For years it’s been one of the most heavily bet-against stocks on the market.

Yet, more recently, a gang of Reddit users from a board called r/WallStreetBets have been buying up shares, slowly pushing up GameStop’s value and making Wall Street’s big bets look very…

Happy Monday, everyone! 2021 is slowly getting into gear and there’s already so much affecting the markets. Today’s focus is on the ongoing US-China Trade War. After a brief update on that, including a look at which Chinese stocks might be worth your attention this year, we’ll assess the top trading events of the week. Ready to roll?

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Biden to maintain the status quo?

In case you missed it, Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States, and he didn’t hang around! …

At around 16:30 GMT on Wednesday the US will finally enter a new era. What the next 4 years will hold is anyone’s guess, but Biden would be hard pushed to leave the country more divided than it currently is. That said, his predecessor has left him with a lot of work to do. Today, we’ll briefly assess some of the potential implications of Biden’s presidency, before giving you a round-up of the top trading events this week.

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The Blue Sweep

One thing that will certainly aid Big Joe in achieving his promises is the fact that the Democrats successfully snatched both the…

Welcome back to another week of trading! You’re right on time, we’re just about to get started with another trading preview. This week, we’re going to take a look at Brexit, one week after the UK officially jumped the EU ship. How’s it going? Read on to find out. After that, we’ll give you a rundown of the most important events coming up this week. Let’s do this!

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Delays, cancellations and mountains of paperwork

A week has passed since the UK formally withdrew from the European Union. What’s that week looked like? Well, it’s been mired by delays, cancellations and mountains of paperwork. …

Happy New Year! Welcome to another exciting year in trading. You’re kicking it off in the best possible place with our first weekly trading preview of 2021. Go you! Today, we’re looking at the Crypto market, where’s it going and which assets you should be watching? Read on to find out. We’ll also let you know what key events to look out for this week.

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2020 was a good year for Crypto

Understatement of the decade. Let’s get this out of the way early on. Generally speaking, last year was a ridiculously impressive one for Crypto investors, with many in the industry labelling it as the year…

We hope you’re having a very Merry Christmas. Did Santa bring you everything you wanted last week? Today’s article is all about luck and good fortune. We’re looking at New Year gifting traditions and their impact on the markets. Following that, we’ll give you the shortest trading preview of the year. Ready? Let’s do this!

New Year and prosperity

Come the end of the week, people from hundreds of different cultures and nationalities from all over the globe will be following various traditions in a bid to make 2021 a particularly prosperous and lucky year. …

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