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How Traders Get Rich In Their Free Time

Investors trade wine in their free time

Trading wine. It’s a matter of buyers and cellars… I can guess what most of you are thinking – ‘what free time?’ It really depends how you define free time. Unsurprisingly, the most committed traders spend their free time… trading. However, on the weekends it isn’t just conventional bonds, stocks, shares and futures that they’re …

Everything You Need To Know About Penny Stocks

Penny Stocks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jordan Belfort

Everything about penny stocks that you didn’t learn from Wolf of Wall Street. Do you trade penny stocks? If you don’t, then maybe you’re thinking pink sheets and Jordan Belfort right now. If you are, that’s fine. That’s as good a place to start as any. What is a penny stock? The term ‘penny stock’ is …

EBA Stress Test: Winners, Losers and Repeat Offenders

stress test, european banking authority, european central bank, etrading, traders, share prices

The ECB’s new stress test puts UK banks in the clear. Other countries aren’t so lucky.  Europe’s economy is back in the news this week, but arguably for more positive reasons than usual. The European Banking Authority, overseen by the European Central Bank, has performed an EU-wide ‘stress test’ to gauge how well Europe’s banks …

The Big SEC Crackdown On Insider Trading

insider trading, sec, share prices, fintech, etrading, traders, high frequency trading

The SEC hint at a secretive and formidable new technology to help them detect insider traders. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced last week that they will be harnessing new technology in their fight against insider trading. In the last fortnight of September, the SEC charged five individuals for three different cases of insider trading. …

Footballers Who Fell In Love With Trading

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Two footballers who make money through savvy traders and financial investments. I’ll just take a moment to apologise to all of the Americans who didn’t realise I was talking about ‘soccer’. Sorry – you’re probably not going to know who Leon Best is. (Or Paddy Kenny or Titus Bramble for that matter.) Here are two …

The Bitcoin Stock Exchange Is Becoming a Reality

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A Bitcoin pioneer looks to change the trading world with a revolutionary stock exchange. (Learn more about the challenges Bitcoin is facing with our handy infographic.) On Monday, CEO of Overstock.com Patrick Byrne announced plans to reinvent the stock market using Bitcoin technology. His dream is to create a democratised trading environment, where anyone can issue financial …

Why Traders Should Attend The Trading Show 2015

Traders, Trading Show, London, trends, technologies, high-frequency trading, networking

Tom the Trader is the portfolio manager for a large hedge fund, with offices based in Canary Wharf. He’s excellent at what he does, but competition is fierce. Tom needs to stay ahead of that competition – he does so by keeping an eye on the latest trends and technologies in his industry. High-frequency trading …