Ivaylo Chaushev: Robinhood Only Stands to Benefit from Higher Market Volatility

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“Robinhood will only benefit from higher market volatility as its trading volumes are expected to rise due to its main source of income being the selling of client orders to market makers. A less volatile market, on the other hand, might present a problem because it risks boring speculators.”

 Ivaylo Chaushev, chief financial analyst of DeltaStock

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Cards, Тoys and Wine – Strange Things People Invest In

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When we talk about investments, we usually mean financial instruments, shares, currencies, precious metals, cryptocurrencies, bonds, real estate, land, pension and investment funds, etc. But there are other assets which could, later on, turn out to be a good investment as well. They fall within the category of so-called “alternative investments” and include all sorts of assets and objects. 

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When to Hire a Financial Advisor (and Why)

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In the vast world of finance, it’s easy to find yourself lost without an experienced guide to light your path. Whether you seek sound pension advice, need help with picking a suitable health insurance plan, or are looking to capitalise on an untapped market niche, you will only benefit from hiring a certified financial consultant.

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The 10 Commandments of Successful Traders

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We’ve all heard stories about people who suddenly start living lavish lifestyles after getting into trading. We’ve also watched TV ads of “revolutionary” trading platforms that promise us quick and easy income on the side. Of course, there’s much more to trading than just pouring money in and cashing profits out.

So, how does one become successful in this industry?

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5 more “fat finger” errors that (nearly) destroyed the markets

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As we witnessed in our previous article on the topic, flash crashes can sometimes be sparked by typical human flaws, such as greed or carelessness. This time around, we’ll examine 5 extra cases where the markets crashed not just under the hasty fingers of nervous traders, but also due to some serious malfunctions in the automated trading software they used. However, before we do that, we should probably briefly explain something first.

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Are Safe Haven Assets Becoming Extinct?

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In a matter of months, the COVID-19 pandemic grew from a considerable health threat to a global financial crisis. What followed was a torrent of sell-offs and fund transfers to so-called safe havens, such as gold, government bonds, and the Japanese yen, which quickly weakened the stock markets to an extent comparable only to the worst of market recessions.

The en masse and almost simultaneous investor migration from medium- and high-risk financial instruments to traditionally strong assets in times of crisis inevitably had us asking the question: what are the hidden risks of investing in safe havens in 2020?

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