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What are defensive stocks: definition, examples and stocks to watch

Defensive stocks are a popular tool for investors looking to diversify, but are they as useful for speculative traders? Learn everything you need to know about defensive stocks and why traders still choose these low-volatility assets.

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August 1, 2022 09:15 AM
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Gold: Now or Never

With everything going on in equities space, gold may finally rise from the ashes and shine

European Open: Spread of COVID-19 Delta Variant Weighs on Sentiment

A risk-off tone seeped back into markets overnight with Asian indices in the red and the yen attracting safe-haven flows, as cases of the Delta variant continued to rise.

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June 29, 2021 01:13 AM

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US Dollar: What’s behind the world reserve currency’s disappointing performance?

It was another disappointing week for risk asset bulls. After showing signs of stabilizing early in the week, global stocks (led by Chinese equities) dropped […]

USD/JPY: traders venturing out from safe-haven harbours

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd For the last couple of weeks, […]

Gold: It’s Groundhog Day All Over Again for Frustrated Bulls

Last week, we analyzed the (lack of) safe haven demand for gold in the wake of Greece’s deteriorating debt negotiations, noting that “the yellow metal […]

Gold: a safe haven no more?

One of the big themes we’ve been exploring this week as the Greek debt negotiations deteriorate  is the appeal of so-called “safe haven” assets. Most […]

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June 30, 2015 08:43 PM

AUDJPY: Traders YE(ar)N for a Safe Haven

Greece’s debt drama stretched further into its third act today, with optimists still holding out hope that a last-second bailout deal could be cobbled together. […]

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June 30, 2015 03:29 PM

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