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SEC approval on Bitcoin ETFs

SEC approval on Bitcoin ETFs

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has approved 11 Bitcoin ETFs in the United States, significantly broadening access to cryptocurrency investments for investors who might otherwise hesitate to navigate the complexities of this asset class. What are ETFs? ETFs,...

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What should investors pay attention to going into 2024

What should investors pay attention to going into 2024

We have now left 2023, and looking back we can see it was a fantastic year for equity markets. Major global indices such as the S&P 500 finished the year up 25%, the DJIA posted 16% and the performance of the year was from the tech-heavy Nasdaq which surged 55% in...

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Golden Hour: Gold’s peak, turbulence in the Energy sector

Golden Hour: Gold’s peak, turbulence in the Energy sector

As we approach the end of 2023, we can start to asses the performance over the past 12 months (11 from time of writing) of the various asset classes both traditional and alternative, and go further to look at the performance of the various securities that operate...

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Making Your Investment Portfolio Greener: Incorporating ESG

Making Your Investment Portfolio Greener: Incorporating ESG

ESG—a term often tossed around, yet frequently misunderstood. This applies not only outside the realm of finance but particularly when it comes to investing and ESG. In this article, we'll explore the risks associated with ESG investments, the process of incorporating...

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How to invest a 50,000 euro lump sum

How to invest a 50,000 euro lump sum

Receiving a substantial lump sum, whether it's 10 thousand, 50 thousand, or even 100 thousand euros, can evoke a mix of excitement and trepidation, particularly if you're unaccustomed to handling such a sizable amount of cash. In this article, I'll delve into the...

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Treasury Bills: A Revaluation of the ‘Risk-Free’ Standard

Treasury Bills: A Revaluation of the ‘Risk-Free’ Standard

Investing can seem complex, but at its core, it's about identifying opportunities in the market for wealth creation without taking on unnecessary risk. One such opportunity that has recently gained attention is Treasury bills. In this article, we will explore why the...

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