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Paper trading: advantages and how to
Paper trading began as a way to practise trading before the existence of digital trading platforms. Today, paper trades refer to using demo accounts or other trading simulators to practice trading live markets without risks.
Algorithmic trading guide for beginners
Algorithmic trading is a popular strategy that automates execution – making trading faster and minimising human error. Learn how to start building an algorithmic trading strategy and which algorithm platform to use.
Instacart IPO: Everything you need to know about Instacart
Grocery delivery service Instacart was expected to list in 2022, but has delayed those plans amid ongoing market volatility. Find out everything we know about the Instacart IPO.
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Backtesting: How to test and refine your trading strategy
Backtesting is a method of testing your trading strategy against historical market data. Learn how it can help refine your strategy.
A guide to momentum trading and indicators
Momentum trading is a popular strategy for finding opportunities in short-term volatility. Find out how momentum trading works, and which indicators you can use.
FOMC meetings: What are they and how to trade them
FOMC meetings are some of the most important economic policy events. The meetings provide opportunities for both day traders and longer-term traders. Learn about the impacts of FOMC meetings and how to trade them.
ARM IPO: Everything you need to know about ARM
British semiconductor company Arm Limited – or ARM – is expected to list this year and raise at least $8 billion to score a valuation of more than $50 billion. Find out everything we know about the ARM IPO.
0dte options: what are zero-day options?
Zero-day options are rising in popularity as they give traders the chance to earn profits quickly, but they come with a huge amount of risk. Let’s take a look at what they are and how 0dte strategies work.
Fiat Money: What is a Fiat Currency?
A fiat currency is a monetary instrument backed by a national government like the British pound or Canadian dollar. Learn how fiat currencies operate and how they compare to other types of money.
Zeekr IPO: Everything you need to know about Zeekr
Learn everything you need to know ahead of the Zeekr IPO such as how much Zeekr is worth, when Zeekr might go public and how to trade Zeekr shares once they are listed
Trading psychology: the biases and emotions in trading
Being able to think quickly, exercise discipline and control emotions can make or break your trading strategy. Discover the psychology behind trading and tips for improving your mindset.
Reddit IPO: Everything you need to know about Reddit
Popular – but controversial – online discussion forum Reddit filed to go public in 2021 and could finally be listing in H2 2023. Find out everything we know about the Reddit IPO.
Infrastructure stocks to watch in 2023
Infrastructure was neglected as government budgets tightened, but could a fresh load of investment turn the outlook around for infrastructure stocks? Discover the infrastructure stocks to watch this year.
CVC Capital Partners IPO: Everything you need to know about CVC Capital Partners
Learn everything you need to know about the private equity for CVC Capital Partners ahead of its long-awaited IPO set to occur in the first quarter of 2023
Virgin Australia IPO: everything you need to know about Virgin Australia
Australia’s second-biggest airline is expected to have one of the country’s largest listings in 2023. Find out everything we know ahead of the Virgin Australia IPO.
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What is short selling and how do you short a stock?
Short selling is a popular trading and investment method used to take advantage of falling market prices. It can be extremely lucrative if you get it right, but it does come with big risks. Discover what shorting a stock is and how to take your first short position.
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Big Mac Index explained: using the Big Mac Index in trading
The Big Mac Index is a common measure of exchange rates, but can it be used to make trading decisions? Find out what the Big Mac Index is and how it works.
Fintech stocks to watch in 2023
Fintech is a continually evolving industry, making it exciting for businesses, consumers and investors. Discover the fintech stocks that are worth keeping an eye on in 2023.
W3BCLOUD SPAC: Everything you need to know about W3BCLOUD stock
W3BCLOUD provides infrastructure for blockchain-based software. The technology company has plans to go public via a SPAC, but in December shareholders redeemed 95% of holdings in the blank-cheque company. Learn more about W3BCLOUD and its plans for the future.
The top 10 most traded currencies
Learn about the 10 most traded currencies like the dollar, euro and yen and learn why forex traders prefer trading these major currencies
Debt ceiling explained: definition and how it works
The US hit its debt ceiling in January 2023, so what happens next? Take a look at what the cap does, and how the debt ceiling is raised.
Brazil and Argentina start preparations for a common currency
Brazil and Argentina have announced plans to work on a common currency which, if successful, would create the world’s second-largest economic bloc. Find out everything we know so far.