Markets

Is the Santa Rally Coming to Town?   

As 2023 comes to a close, there is much excitement about trading in various types of assets. But will this excitement continue into the second half of the month? Moreover, do we see an incoming Santa Rally that promises better returns on our investments?   Let’s Dive Right In! Santa Rally : What is It? First,

Bear Markets Explained

Table of Contents As financial markets perform cyclically, it is theoretically unavoidable to run from down or “bad” market conditions. These highs and lows are often brought about by various market trends, sentiments and economic changes. Although deemed a negative term, Bear markets can be profitable for investors who leverage the downturned markets to make

Top Five Most Traded Indices

Summary Stock market indices are essential tools for checking the general performance of the market. They give investors a quick insight into how the whole market is performing, helping them make smart choices. There are several stock market indices globally, but the five most traded indices include the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, FTSE

Who Controls the Forex Market?

Summary The Forex market is a global marketplace where financial experts trade several international currencies. It is important to note that the forex market is not controlled by a single entity. Instead, it thrives through a network of participants – including the interbank market, Central banks, government bodies, large trading firms, and independent individuals like

S&P 500 – Best Index to Trade in 2023?

Table of Contents Back to the Basics The S&P 500, also known as Standard and Poor’s 500 Index, features the 500 leading publicly traded companies in the U.S. With a primary focus on market capitalization, the index was first launched in 1957 by the credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s. However, unlike the name suggests,

What’s the Difference Between Bitcoin Spot ETF and Bitcoin Futures ETF?

Summary An ETF acts like a stock on a stock exchange, however, it follows the price of one or a group of assets that can belong to a variety of markets Just like regular ETFs, crypto ETFs follow the price of one or a group of cryptocurrencies. A Bitcoin spot ETF is investing directly in

S&P 500 Explained

Summary The S&P 500 is a significant index in the United States. Most of the stocks in the S&P 500 reflect the relative strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. economy. To be part of the S&P 500, your company has to be based in the United States, and must also meet specific criteria.  Investing in

A Beginner’s Guide to the Bitcoin Stock-to-Flow Model

Summary The stock-to-flow model looks at a commodity’s supply from two different angles: how much is the asset’s existing supply (Stock) and how much is yet to be produced (Flow). It then assesses the asset’s scarcity. Back in 2019, PlanB, an anonymous quantitative analyst and investor, introduced the Bitcoin stock-to-flow model in his “Modeling Bitcoin

What is Stochastic RSI and How To Use It in Trading?

Stochastic RSI (StochRSI) is created based on the Relative Strength Index (RSI) and the Stochastic oscillator to provide more trading signals than the original RSI indicator.

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What is Leverage in Crypto and How Does it Work?

Crypto trading has become one of the fastest ways to generate wealth. A lot of people have jumped on the bandwagon, but there are some tools and techniques that people are not aware of, one of these trading techniques is known as ‘Leveraging’.

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What is Liquidation In Crypto Trading and How to Avoid it?

Liquidation in crypto trading refers to an exchange closing a trader’s position because of insufficient margin balance or collateral to cover ongoing losses.

What is Derivatives Trading?

Derivatives trading involves buying and selling contracts linking underlying assets, thus providing access to a variety of markets and opportunities.