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To invest or to speculate: which is the best trading strategy to increase your capital?

To invest or to speculate: which is the best trading strategy to increase your capital?

Rosa 24 Nov, 2020 0

When wanting to increase your capital via the financial markets, you can choose to invest or speculate (what is commonly known as “trading”). Both approaches are not necessarily polar opposite, they actually have a few similarities. For instance, both share the same cold and concrete goal of increasing one’s capital and making a profit.

Is it possible to invest in the stock market without having studied finance?

Is it possible to invest in the stock market without having studied finance?

Admin 17 Nov, 2020 0

Investing in the stock market has never been so popular. Companies such as Amazon and Tesla perform so well that many believe investing in the stock market is easily profitable. For instance, investing £100 in these companies in 2019 would have yielded a 700% return in 2020. The truth is that investing in the stock market only seems easy in hindsight. It is actually a profession in its own right, and requires knowledge, strategy, money, patience and luck. This is why the wealthy usually delegate the management of their portfolio to professionals.

Joe Biden victory: which consequences for the markets?

Joe Biden victory: which consequences for the markets?

Cecilia 21 Oct, 2020 0

The US elections are taking place in a couple of weeks and both candidates have polar opposite policies.

José Mourinho becomes XTB’s official ambassador

José Mourinho becomes XTB’s official ambassador

Admin 17 Oct, 2020 0

For the next two years, José Mourinho will be one of the faces representing online brokerage company XTB. If his name sounds familiar, it is because Mourinho is a famous Portuguese football manager who has coached great European teams. He is currently the head of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.

John McAfee arrested on tax evasion charges

John McAfee arrested on tax evasion charges

Admin 17 Oct, 2020 0

Antivirus creator John McAfee has been arrested in Spain for tax evasion. He now faces extradition to the United States where he was charged. John McAfee has not publicly commented on these charges but, if found guilty, risks a prison sentence of up to 30 years.

Where to invest your money in the event of a second COVID-19 wave?

Where to invest your money in the event of a second COVID-19 wave?

Cecilia 06 Oct, 2020 0

2020 has been a challenging year on many levels. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the market has been incredibly volatile. Markets collapsed before skyrocketing and setting new records. Some have gained from it, while others have lost. But is all this behind us now? What will happen in the event of a second wave, or another lockdown? In these uncertain times, many investors and traders are wondering which strategy to adopt.

Brexit update: what could Boris Johnson’s Internal Market Bill mean for future trade deals?

Brexit update: what could Boris Johnson’s Internal Market Bill mean for future trade deals?

Cecilia 21 Sep, 2020 0

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has submitted a bill that would undermine parts of the Brexit agreement and break international law. The bill was backed by MPs in the Commons 340 votes to 263 and would enable free movement of goods and services across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland after Brexit. This new law would give the UK government the power to override the legally binding withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU.

Apple at its peak: is it time to buy?

Apple at its peak: is it time to buy?

Rosa 11 Sep, 2020 0

Apple has become increasingly dominant and its securities are reaching new heights. The company aims to make it easier for more investors to participate with a stock split that will see the price of individual shares divided by 4.

Discover the XTB xStation mobile application

Discover the XTB xStation mobile application

Admin 08 Sep, 2020 0

Famous online broker XTB is launching its mobile application xStation in order to be able to stay connected and optimise its online trading at all times.

The rise of Bitcoin: an upward trend to be confirmed

The rise of Bitcoin: an upward trend to be confirmed

Rosa 26 Aug, 2020 0

The virtual currency has made several leaps in recent weeks, including one of over 10% that reached the psychological threshold of $12,000 a share.