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: 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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President Stock Market Shift?

President Stock Market Shift?

For decades, economists have studied and debated how much, if any, impact the President actually has on the US economy. The 2018 GDP figures are set to be released later this week. With the economy on strong footing, it is likely Donald Trump will offer his own answer to this question. Taking credit for the country’s economic health. Public mindset often conflates the role of […]

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Marijuana Stocks: A High Overview

Marijuana Stocks: A High Overview

Finding holes for new markets is a valuable space with high returns. The marijuana industry is looking prime for booming, so let’s use our financial fluency tools to look deeper at its market impact. How did Marijuana get here? The usage of weed in America dates back to the Native Americans, however, it only became controversial in 1860, when several states began signing the first […]

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Breaking Down International Cryptocurrency Regulation

Breaking Down International Cryptocurrency Regulation

What is happening with cryptocurrency? After a historic rise in the past year, cryptocurrency markets took a dive this past week. Why? More and more countries have put forth regulations. Cryptocurrency’s recent founding and name recognition have made it a target for regulators. This is largely due to its potential as an unregulated and universal medium of exchange. A large part of achieving financial fluency […]

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Breaking Down The Tax Bill For Investors

Breaking Down The Tax Bill For Investors

Wondering what’s going on with the GOP’s latest tax bill? Here’s how it impacts you, small businesses, and the markets in order to figure out the best way to allocate your portfolio.

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