Nigel Green

June 13, 2024
Federal Reserve holds rates steady at 23-year high premium
As predicted, the Federal Reserve held rates steady at Wednesday's meeting, remaining at a 23-year top. Despite the updated forecasts indicating a potential 25 basis point cut this year, the Federal Reserve chose to hold rates at 5.25 to 5.5%, a decision that could have significant implications for the economy. The latest US Consumer Price Index (CPI) report, a significant economic indicator, revealed no rise in inflation for May, potentially indicating a shift in the Federal Read More
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June 4, 2024
Investor caution key as GameStop shares soar premium
Investors need to remain cautious as GameStop shares more than doubled on Monday. This after a post from the Reddit account that fuelled the 2021 meme-stock frenzy revealed what seemed to be a $116 million investment in the game retailer. Indeed, GameStop shares rose as much as 105% in premarket trading on Monday. And if these gains persist, the stock's market capitalisation would increase by approximately $8 billion. Meme Stock Mania Resurfaces As I was quoted by CBS Read More
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May 14, 2024
Meme stocks return as GameStop surges 75% premium
Meme stocks have returned, and investors will likely get burned by the frenzy. The Return of GameStop's Day Trading Guru Keith Gill, known online as 'Roaring Kitty,' uploaded a picture on X, the first time he's been active on the social media platform in three years. Between 2020 and 2021, he emerged as one of the primary influencers motivating a large group of day traders to invest heavily in GameStop, sparking the meme stock frenzy. Short sellers, Read More
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May 10, 2024
Will Biden’s China Tariffs Spark Market Volatility and Trade War? premium
US President Biden is set to unveil new tariffs on China as soon as next week. These tariffs will focus on key industries such as electric vehicles, semiconductors, and solar equipment. This will likely spark short-term market volatility. Setting the Stage for Trade Uncertainty Current tariffs are anticipated to remain in place. This development follows the President's recent push to extend tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium. The Read More
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April 22, 2024
Bitcoin halving turns out to be price non-event premium
The fourth Bitcoin halving took place on Saturday and as predicted, turned out to be a price non-event.   The process of Bitcoin halving and its implications. A Bitcoin halving takes places around every four years, lowering the reward miners receive for validating transactions by half. This mechanism ensures scarcity and helps control inflation in the Bitcoin network. This time around, the rewards earned by miners were halved to 3.125 Bitcoins from 6.25. With Read More
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April 18, 2024
Bank of England needs to start rate easing from June, no excuses! premium
The Bank of England must not be swayed into thinking a smaller-than-forecast decline in inflation in March should be used to delay rate cuts further. Britain's annual inflation fell last month for the second straight month to 3.2%. Positive Outlook Despite Marginal Deviation Although this latest data is marginally higher than forecast, the overall inflation outlook is upbeat. As I was quoted by Yahoo Finance, Investor Read More
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April 8, 2024
Gold at a record high, the 2 surprising reasons why premium
Gold hit a new all-time high this week, nearing $2,300 an ounce in Thursday trading. However, I believe there are two surprising reasons why. The rise in gold prices to never-before-seen levels has captured investors' attention across the globe. Exploring the Factors Behind the Rally As I was quoted by MarketWatch, Investor Ideas, Investment International, Mint, and Business AM Live, amongst other media, the widespread explanation for this Read More
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April 4, 2024
Tesla’s latest figures – a warning sign and opportunity for investors premium
As Tesla's shares declined on Tuesday following reports the electric car giant missed Q1 delivery estimates, the latest figures are both a warning sign and an opportunity for investors. Between January and March, Tesla sold just under 387,000 vehicles. A fall of 20% from the previous quarter and 8.5% from the previous year. This was the company's first year-over-year decline in sales since the onset of the pandemic back in 2020.  As I was quoted by Yahoo Read More
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March 21, 2024
Look beyond Nvidia to explore AI to build wealth premium
Nvidia is a frontrunner within the AI domain but it's important that investors look past the big names to make the most of AI investment potential and generate long-term wealth. This week, Nvidia's Chief Executive Officer, Jensen Huang, unveiled new chips aimed at securing his organisation's dominance of artificial intelligence computing. The latest processor, known as Blackwell, can perform certain tasks 30 times faster than its predecessor, says Nvidia. Nvidia's Read More
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March 7, 2024
Could lacklustre Spring Budget drive people out of UK? premium
Dissecting the Spring Budget Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget is a flop. A flop that I believe will help to drive people and investors out of Britain. Wednesday’s Budget is the Chancellor’s fourth fiscal event, just over three months after last year’s autumn statement. As I was quoted by London Loves Business, The Banker, Private Banker International, Trust Net, Elite Business Magazine, and Birmingham Mail, amongst other media, Read More
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February 29, 2024
Could Bitcoin hit a new record high within weeks? premium
After surpassing $59,000 early on Wednesday, Bitcoin has now rallied to a 2024 high of $64,000! The world's largest crypto by market cap is edging ever closer to the all-time high of $69,000 in November 2021. Institutional Drivers of Bitcoin Surge: Spot ETFs and BlackRock Inflows As such, should this current momentum continue, we firmly believe Bitcoin could exceed the previous record high within weeks. As I was quoted by Investing.com, Financial Mirror, Pound Sterling Read More
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February 7, 2024
Meta’s first-ever dividend payouts boost metaverse and AI investor sentiment premium
The announcement by Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, that it will pay its first-ever dividend dispels investor concerns the metaverse and AI plans would be an abyss for money.  Meta said it would pay investors a dividend of 50 cents a share on 26 March. As cash increased to $65.4 billion at the end of last year from $40.7 billion the year before.  The company also revealed a $50 billion share buyback.  Meta's Read More
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