Financial Market Insights
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.