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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 01:00 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 08:45 AM
      • 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 09:00 AM
        • Candlesticks
        • Technical Analysis
        • Insights

        Why trade with City Index?

        Tight spreads from 0.5 pts on FX and 0.3 pts on indices.


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        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 4, 2022 07:45 PM
          • 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 2, 2022 04:56 PM
            • 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 11:50 AM
              • 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 26, 2022 03:23 PM
                • 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 21, 2022 03:30 PM
                  • 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 12:00 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 09:00 AM
                      • 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 14, 2022 03:30 PM
                        • 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 09:45 AM
                          • Volatility
                          • Stocks
                          • Forex
                          • 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 5, 2022 04:52 PM
                            • Insights
                            • Divergence
                            • Bullish Divergence
                            • Forex
                            • Stocks
                            • Technical Analysis
                            • Indices
                            • Commodities

                            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 11:30 AM
                              • 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 4, 2022 03:37 PM
                                • 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 1, 2022 05:00 PM
                                  • 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.

                                  March 31, 2022 04:30 PM
                                    • Carbon Neutral
                                    • Oil
                                    • Energy
                                    • Insights

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                                    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 10:30 AM
                                      • 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 25, 2022 03:30 PM
                                        • IPO
                                        • Carbon Neutral
                                        • Energy
                                        • Equities
                                        • Insights

                                        News trading explained

                                        The news is a core part of any trading or investment strategy, so learning how to trade the news is a great skill for any trader to have under their belt. Discover everything you need to know about news trading before you take a position.

                                        March 23, 2022 09:10 AM
                                          • Insights
                                          • Stocks
                                          • Equities
                                          • Forex

                                          A complete guide to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

                                          Meetings and policy changes from OPEC are key drivers of oil prices, so it’s important to understand how the organisation works and how it can impact your positions on oil markets. Find out everything you need to know about OPEC in our one-page guide.

                                          March 10, 2022 10:15 AM
                                            • Commodities
                                            • OPEC
                                            • Oil
                                            • Crude Oil
                                            • Insights

                                            Why watch Warren Buffett’s stock portfolio?

                                            Warren Buffett is famous for the extraordinary success of his holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, and his straightforward philosophy of value investing. Learn more about Buffett’s ideology and why other traders try to replicate his portfolio.

                                            March 9, 2022 06:01 PM
                                              • Insights
                                              • Stocks
                                              • Dividends

                                              Huel IPO: Everything you need to know about Huel

                                              The plant-based meal replacement company Huel is expected to go public sometime this year after enlisting Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan to advise on a possible IPO in the London Stock Exchange.

                                              March 9, 2022 02:10 PM
                                                • Insights
                                                • IPO
                                                • London Stock Exchange Group
                                                • UK stocks
                                                • Stocks