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June 20, 2024
Gold: Why are investors increasingly piling in now? premium
Gold has seen a substantial increase of approximately 12% year-to-date. However, despite this significant price rise, numerous investors are indicating their intention to continue investing in the precious metal. We've seen a 35% year-to-date rise in clients worldwide looking to increase their exposure to gold within their diversified investment portfolio. The Timeless Allure Historical importance and several current and compelling factors that may suggest a steady Read More
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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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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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January 31, 2024
This week’s Big Tech earnings reports are key for investors premium
Five of the Big Tech companies are reporting their earnings this week in what is a critical season.  With a combined market value of more than $10 trillion, the focus is on Microsoft, Alphabet, Meta Platforms, Amazon and Apple between Tuesday and Thursday.  Investors are looking for indications of the firms that will benefit the most from artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.  As I was quoted by Newsmax, The Read More
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January 5, 2024
Investors need to buckle up, as markets could drop by 20% premium
With markets volatile in Q1 2024 and the potential to drop by 20%, investors need to buckle up. However, there may be more opportunities to make money. As I was quoted by Newsmax, Financial Mirror, Investor Ideas, Mena FN, Korea Times, FinBold, and Business News, amongst other media, it’s been a rocky start to the year for markets. US markets mainly declined on the first day of trading of the new year with the Nasdaq Composite Read More
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October 18, 2023
New US House Speaker – Impact on Global Financial Markets premium
Second Round: Setback for Jim Jordan in House Speaker Bid The second round of voting will start later today (Wednesday, October 19) to name the new US House of Representatives Speaker. As Trump ally, Republican Jim Jordan lost the initial vote to become House Speaker on Tuesday. A second vote is now planned at 11:00 (15:00 GMT) on Wednesday. Jordan, who believed he would win the 217 votes required to secure the speakership, came up against Read More
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October 12, 2023
Investors: Avoid Knee-Jerk Moves Amid Israel-Hamas Volatility premium
Rational Responses Amidst Soaring Oil Prices and Regional Tensions Although oil prices surged by 5% following the unexpected attack by Hamas on Israel over the weekend, investors should avoid knee-jerk reactions. Last Saturday, Palestinian Islamist group Hamas launched the largest military assault on Israel in decades. Hundreds of Israelis were killed starting off a wave of retaliatory Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip. At the time of writing, Read More
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September 25, 2023
Central Banks focus on Monetary Policy during busy week premium
It’s been a full-on week for central banks this week, with monetary policy firmly in the spotlight. The US Federal Reserve kicked off proceedings with Wednesday’s meeting. It kept rates steady with the lower bound at 5.25% and the upper bound at 5.50%. However, is prepared to hike rates again in November. As the move was widely forecast by analysts and priced in by markets, investors were more interested in what Chair Jerome Powell and Fed policymakers signalled for Read More
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