Learn To Trade Successfully in a Market Slump

Gold versus Trading Stocks Wow! The S&P 500 lost 4% of its value since October 1st. That’s about $1.3 trillion. Don’t panic and trade away all your positions just yet. Think before you trade: how can I make money when the stock market goes down? That’s where we come in! We spent the week researching companies, trying to find a trade that has both growth […]

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Minimum Wage: Investors Tackle A Political Debate

Remember when a Big Mac used to cost 75¢? Or how about when you could buy a can of soda for a nickel? Prices naturally increase over time (inflation). In order to keep up with their constant rise, our wages have followed. With that said, many workers are dissatisfied with the pace salaries have grown relative to global prices. This has reinvigorated the debate over […]

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Trading Risk: Stocks During the North Korea Summit

The Situation For the past several weeks, a proposed summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been whimsically planned, cancelled, and re-planned. They continue trading PR students. Most recent developments suggest that the summit is confirmed. It will allegedly go ahead as planned on June 12. The North Korea summit saga, like other recent political issues such as tariff disputes, […]

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Stocks & Dating Apps: Industry Spotlight

Swipe right if their annual returns on stocks are higher than 20%. Led by Match.com, Zoosk, and Tinder, online dating stocks is revolutionizing how we define relationships. Newfound dating apps might not be the perfect match for everyone. But they have generated billions in revenue and grown to become some of the app store’s top-grossing apps. The Rise of Online Dating Stocks In 1959, the […]

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Stock Industry Spotlight: Salmon

Stock Industry Spotlight: Salmon

From the tops of our bagels to the centerpieces of our Friday night dinners, one food has forced its way deep into our diets. Constantly in stock at grocery stores and showing no signs of slowing down: salmon. Americans’ waistlines continue to expand. So doctors have pushed for fish (in place of meat), specifically salmon, to make up a greater stock of the consumer’s daily […]

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Stocks: 8 Facts Investors Should Know About Guns

Stocks: 8 Facts Investors Should Know About Guns

Guns are as American as apple pie with huge stocks like Smith & Wesson. But unlike pie, they kill hundreds of innocent American children every year. When it comes to a subject that carries such morbidity and seriousness, being informed is essential. This Thursday, we are not spotlighting an industry. We are using spotlighting guns and what matters when it comes to them: the facts. […]

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Investors See Venezuelan Debt Default Likelihood High

Investors See Venezuelan Debt Default Likelihood High

Investors considered Venezuela as one of the future powers of the world. Its economy peaked in the late 1970s following an oil-driven gold rush fueled by international investors. What followed were decades of oil gluts, shortages of food and healthcare, continuous political turmoil, and debt defaults. Unfortunately, the failing country’s future tells a frighteningly similar story. Venezuela, once a rising powerhouse, is a country in […]

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Trader Spotlight: Healthcare & An Aging Population

Trader Spotlight: Healthcare & An Aging Population

After WWII, the boom in childbirths created lasting effects that the US is starting to realize. Welcome to the price of the Baby Boomers. For each trader out there, we wanted to highlight the Healthcare Industry. First we provide a high-level overview; then examine where a trader may find opportunity in an industry that services the aging, but is hardly aging itself. So What is […]

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Learn Crypto… Let’s Talk About The Bitcoin Bubble

Learn Crypto… Let’s Talk About The Bitcoin Bubble

Another week, another cryptocurrency headline. How can any trader actually learn crypto trading and it’s mysterious fluctuations? This week’s headline is different than the countless ones preceding. This week we ask: is the bitcoin bubble finally popping? Learn Crypto & The Formation of the Bitcoin Bubble Analysts have warned against an imminent bitcoin bubble pop. Research can help any investor learn crypto and its rise […]

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Investing In The Commercial Space Race

Investing In The Commercial Space Race

One small step for man, one giant leap for… our economy? Space travel use to be exclusively a competition between national governments. In recent years commercial space race has heated up dramatically. A direct result of the industries shift from sluggish government programs into the hands of private and public companies. Let’s use our financial fluency tools to take a closer look at this industry’s […]

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