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A guide to the gearing ratio
A gearing ratio is a key financial ratio that tells us how a company manages its debt and how well it’s performing. Let’s take a look at the different ways to calculate gearing ratios and what a good gearing level is.
Forex and interest rates: how do rate hikes and cuts impact currencies?
Interest rates are an important driver for forex markets so it’s important that traders understand the effects of hikes and cuts on currencies. Let’s look at how interest rates affect currencies and a popular forex interest rate trading strategy.
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.
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How supply and demand impact financial markets
Supply and demand are the fundamental building blocks of any market – they define what makes markets move and the relationship between buyers and sellers. Discover exactly what supply and demand are, and how they influence financial markets.
Is the January Effect real? | Everything you need to know
The January Effect is a trend where stock prices rise in January following an end-of-the-year sell-off. The true cause of the effect is still up for debate, but there are several popular theories.
How to use the economic calendar
An economic calendar is a useful resource for traders who want to elevate their fundamental analysis. Here’s more on how to read the economic calendar and the features it offers.
Claire’s IPO: Everything you need to know about Claire’s
Popular teen retailer Claire’s Accessories has filed for an IPO just three years after it announced its bankruptcy. Discover everything you need to know about the Claire’s listing.
Polestar SPAC: Everything you need to know about Polestar stock
Polestar went public on the Nasdaq via SPAC merger, raising $890 million. Find out everything we know about the company ahead of its listing.
PureGym IPO: Everything you need to know about PureGym
As lockdown lifts and gyms see a boost to business again, PureGym fitness centre has started to explore a potential IPO. Discover everything we know about the listing and the company’s recent performance.
Understanding the price-to-earnings ratio: What is P/E and how can you use it?
The P/E ratio is one of the most popular metrics that’s used to determine the value of a stock. Find out how to use the price-to-earnings ratio in your trading and investment strategy, and what makes a good P/E ratio.
A complete guide to Amazon stock
For many investors, Amazon is the quintessential growth stock – with a staggering return over the past several years. Take a look at Amazon’s share price performance, plus how to buy and sell Amazon shares.
What are growth stocks?
Growth stocks are prized by traders and investors. Let’s examine what growth stocks are – plus how you can find and trade them.
Dingdong IPO: What to know about Dingdong
Chinese grocery app Dingdong has seen a rise fuelled by ample funding and strong lockdown demand. Here’s everything you should know about the business following its US IPO filing.
Dow Jones trading guide: constituents, market hours and how to trade
The Dow Jones is the definitive American index of blue chip stocks. Discover more about what moves the Dow Jones price, the nature of its constituents, and how you can go about trading it.
S&P 500 trading guide: constituents, market hours and how to trade
The S&P 500 is a bellwether of stock market performance in the US, but its significance is global. Discover more about what moves the S&P 500 price, the nature of its constituents, and how you can go about trading it.
Canopius IPO: What to know about Canopius
Discover more about the Canopius IPO with background on the company’s journey so far and its strategy moving forward.
World's biggest oil producers
Discover more about the largest oil producers, their output in recent times, and how the countries’ production patterns might look from here.
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Music Magpie IPO: Everything you need to know about Music Magpie
From shifting CDs in a garage to a world-renowned seller on eBay, consumer goods reseller Music Magpie has come far. But will its planned IPO launch it to new heights? Learn more about the company here.
What to know about trading soybeans
Learn all about the soybean market, from the history of the commodity to what moves its price.
What in the world is wrong with gold?
Despite being in an environment tailor-made for gold to thrive, the yellow metal continues to lag. Why?
AstraZenecca – Bullish trend is still intact
AstraZeneca, the biopharmaceutical company, said that “the Company has concluded the first agreements for at least 400 million doses and has secured total manufacturing capacity for one billion doses so far and will begin first deliveries in September 2020"
Imperial brands: new down leg in sight?
Imperial Brands, the tobacco company, reported that 1H operating profit dropped 19.6% on year to 925 million pounds on revenue of 14.67 billion pounds.