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Instacart IPO: Everything you need to know about Instacart

Grocery delivery service Instacart has exploded in popularity since its 2012 launch, capturing more than half of the US online grocery market. Here’s an overview of the business ahead of the Instacart IPO.

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    • Insights
    • IPO
    • Stocks
    • Equities

    A guide to the different types of shares: ordinary shares, preference shares and non-voting shares

    Companies can offer a variety of different types of shares, which come with different rights and benefits for shareholders. Find out what the differences are between each group of shares.

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      • Shares market
      • Equities
      • Stocks
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      A guide to the Google (Alphabet) stock split 2022

      Alphabet – parent company of Google – is holding its 20-for-1 stock split on July 15 2022. Find out everything you need to know about the corporate action and how it could impact the GOOGL share price.

      Yesterday 12:00 AM
        • Alphabet
        • Google
        • Equities
        • Stocks
        • Insights

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        How to go green with clean energy ETFs

        Clean energy ETFs are quickly becoming a popular way to trade the growing renewable energy sector. Find out how you can trade green ETFs with City Index – including solar, wind and nuclear ETFs.

        May 12, 2022 10:00 PM
          • Stocks
          • Equities
          • Insights

          Trading FAANG: how to buy and sell FAANG companies

          FAANG stocks are considered the ‘top tier’ tech firms – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google are some of the most popular, and best performing, stocks on the market. Discover what you need to know about trading FAANG stocks, including how to buy and short the tech giants.

          May 11, 2022 05:45 PM
            • Meta
            • Apple Inc
            • Amazon
            • Netflix
            • Google
            • Insights

            Japanese candlestick patterns cheat sheet

            Explore 22 key Japanese candlestick patterns here – including bullish, bearish, reversal and continuation patterns. Plus, how to trade using candlesticks, and more.

            May 5, 2022 06:00 PM
              • Candlesticks
              • Technical Analysis
              • Insights

              What is breakout trading?

              Breakout trading is a strategy in which you take a position at the onset of a trend, hoping to profit from the large volume of trades that follow. Learn how to identify breakouts before they occur and the best entry strategies for breakout trading.

              May 5, 2022 04:45 AM
                • Insights
                • Technical Analysis
                • MACD
                • RSI
                • Shares market
                • Equities
                • Forex

                Bausch + Lomb IPO: Everything you need to know about Bausch + Lomb

                Bausch + Lomb is cleared-eyed and looking toward the future with an IPO that will distinguish the optical health company from its parent organization, Bausch Health. Learn everything you need to know about Bausch + Lomb ahead of its IPO.

                May 3, 2022 01:56 AM
                  • IPO
                  • Stocks
                  • US stocks
                  • Equities
                  • Insights

                  Introduction to financial ratio analysis

                  Financial analysis ratios are used to assess a company’s health and future outlook, which investors, traders and analysts will use to make buy and sell decisions. Take a look at some of the most important financial ratios used in stock analysis.

                  April 29, 2022 08:50 PM
                    • Fundamental Analyisis
                    • Analysis
                    • Insights

                    ServiceTitan IPO: Everything you need to know about ServiceTitan

                    ServiceTitan, a software company serving home maintenance businesses and field workers is expected to go public this year in the US at an $18b valuation.

                    April 27, 2022 12:23 AM
                      • IPO
                      • Insights
                      • Stock Market
                      • Shares market

                      What is a bear market and how do you trade one?

                      Bear markets typically occur every few years, but still manage to catch traders and investors off-guard. Find out more about bear markets and how to prepare yourself for any market downturn.

                      April 22, 2022 12:30 AM
                        • Insights
                        • Equities
                        • Stocks

                        Stock market volatility: how to calculate the beta of a stock

                        Stock market volatility is measured using a measurement known as beta. It’s a useful metric for both traders and investors looking to make decisions about the risk and reward of a company’s shares. Find out what a stock’s beta is and how to calculate beta.

                        April 21, 2022 09:00 PM
                          • Volatility
                          • Equities
                          • Stocks
                          • Insights

                          VinFast IPO: Everything you need to know about VinFast

                          Another electric vehicle company is about to enter the fray - Vietnamese company VinFast is going public to take advantage of the fast-growing EV market in North America. Find out everything you need to know ahead of the VinFast IPO.

                          April 19, 2022 06:00 PM
                            • IPO
                            • Equities
                            • US equities
                            • Insights

                            Treasury yields explained: what does the yield curve tell us?

                            Treasury yields are closely watched as an indicator of economic health, interest rates and inflation. Read our one-page guide to treasury yields, including what they are, what the yield curve is and what it means when the yield curve inverts.

                            April 15, 2022 12:30 AM
                              • Bonds
                              • Federal Reserve
                              • Treasury yields
                              • US Treasury yields
                              • Insights

                              How to trade low volatility: strategies for quiet markets

                              We talk a lot about how volatility creates opportunities for traders. But what happens when there’s only a little market movement to take advantage of? Find out what to trade when there’s low volatility and what the best low volatility trading strategies are.

                              April 12, 2022 06:45 PM
                                • Volatility
                                • Stocks
                                • Forex
                                • Insights

                                Ethereum 2.0: what is it and when is the Ethereum 2.0 release?

                                The much anticipated Ethereum 2.0 release is expected in June 2022 and is expected to improve the scalability, efficiency and security of the network. Find out everything we know about Ethereum 2.0 ahead of the upgrade, and how you can trade it.

                                April 7, 2022 12:25 AM
                                  • Ethereum USD
                                  • Crypto 10 Index
                                  • Cryptocurrencies
                                  • Insights

                                  How to trade bullish and bearish divergences

                                  Learn the difference between bullish and bearish divergences and how to recognize both when using technical indicators in your trading.

                                  April 6, 2022 01:52 AM
                                    • Insights
                                    • Divergence
                                    • Bullish Divergence
                                    • Forex
                                    • Stocks
                                    • Technical Analysis
                                    • Indices
                                    • Commodities

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                                    A guide to buying and selling Facebook (Meta) shares

                                    Meta (previously Facebook) has had its fair share of controversies over the last few years, which has meant its share price has also had its ups and downs. Discover everything you need to know about Meta stock, and how you can buy or sell Facebook shares.

                                    April 5, 2022 08:30 PM
                                      • Meta
                                      • Nasdaq
                                      • Treasuries
                                      • Insights

                                      What are Mergers and Acquisitions? Definition, Types and Overview

                                      Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) describe the financial transactions enacted to combine two companies. Read how mergers and acquisitions are structured and how they affect traders and shareholders in our full guide.

                                      April 5, 2022 12:37 AM
                                        • Insights
                                        • Stocks
                                        • Investment

                                        A guide to volatility trading, its causes and the most volatile markets

                                        Markets are always on the move, but the speed and size of price changes is what creates excitement (and risk) for traders. So, let’s take a look at how to trade volatility, and which markets experience the highest levels of volatility.

                                        April 2, 2022 03:00 AM
                                          • Volatility
                                          • Equities
                                          • Forex
                                          • Commodities
                                          • Insights

                                          Carbon trading explained: what is carbon credit and how do you trade it?

                                          Carbon trading gives governments, companies and individuals the chance to speculate on and hedge against changes in the price of carbon credits – a cap-and-trade system aimed to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. Find out more about carbon trading and how you can open a position.

                                          April 1, 2022 02:30 AM
                                            • Carbon Neutral
                                            • Oil
                                            • Energy
                                            • Insights

                                            Mobileye IPO: Everything you need to know about Mobileye

                                            Intel’s self-driving car unit Mobileye has filed to go public in what could be one of the biggest IPOs of 2022. Find out everything we know about Mobileye ahead of its IPO.

                                            March 29, 2022 08:30 PM
                                              • IPO
                                              • Equities
                                              • Insights

                                              LanzaTech SPAC: Everything you need to know about LanzaTech

                                              LanzaTech is set to become the first carbon capture company to go public, giving investors exposure to the growing industry. Find out everything we know about LanzaTech’s 2022 SPAC deal.

                                              March 26, 2022 02:30 AM
                                                • IPO
                                                • Carbon Neutral
                                                • Energy
                                                • Equities
                                                • Insights