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What is a stock market crash? Understanding its causes and consequences can help investors prepare for a sudden, severe drop in share prices

What is a stock market crash? Understanding its causes and consequences can help investors prepare for a sudden, severe drop in share prices

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The stock market is constantly moving, prices of individual equities rising and falling throughout the trading day. Whenever the majority of them - or a...
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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jan 22, 2021

4 hours ago   |   XE

FX trade was choppy on Friday, leaving the DXY gyrating in a relatively narrow range between 90.06 and 90.30. Early risk-off conditions resulted in some safe-haven USD buying...
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What is OTC? A beginner's guide to over-the-counter markets, and the risks and rewards of investing outside the major stock exchanges

What is OTC? A beginner's guide to over-the-counter markets, and the risks and rewards of investing outside the major stock exchanges

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement OTC is the stock market version of "for sale by owner." It's a process by which stocks, bonds, and other financial instruments are traded directly...
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Furloughed salon worker ‘earns £12,000 a day selling teeth kits in lockdown'

Furloughed salon worker ‘earns £12,000 a day selling teeth kits in lockdown'

6 hours ago   |   Metro

Ben Gulliver claims to have earned £12,000 a day selling teeth cleaning kits from his bedroom A furloughed hair transplant consultant appears to have found a lucrative new...
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S&P 500 falls for the first time this week as US stocks edge lower

S&P 500 falls for the first time this week as US stocks edge lower

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US equities fell on Friday after closing at all-time highs and the S&P 500 fell for the first time this week. GameStop finished a chaotic week in the...
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WTI consolidates around $52.50 mark, unfazed by surprise EIA inventory build

10 hours ago   |   FXCM

WTI crude oil prices are on the back foot on the final trading day of the week, dropping to the $52.50s. Pandemic concerns are the name of the game on Friday as far as crude...
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Senior RBC junk-bond trader Todd Bondy has left to join MUFG, which is revamping its credit business

Senior RBC junk-bond trader Todd Bondy has left to join MUFG, which is revamping its credit business

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Japanese bank MUFG is continuing to invest in its credit-trading business, and another piece of the revamp has fallen into place. MUFG has hired Todd...
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A brokerage account is the first step to becoming an investor, allowing you to buy stocks, bonds, and other securities

A brokerage account is the first step to becoming an investor, allowing you to buy stocks, bonds, and other securities

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Looking to get started in the stock market? Your first step: open a brokerage account. Want to open an IRA to build a retirement nest egg, or participate...
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IBM, Intel and Ford Fall Premarket

15 hours ago   |   FXCM

By Peter Nurse Investing.com - Stocks in focus in premarket trade on Friday, January 22nd. Please refresh for updates. Intel stock fell 4.8% after the tech giant disclosed that...
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As Covid cases spike, Dubai works to keep its 'party central' reputation

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The emirate is dependent on trade, transport and tourism - so vaccination, not lockdown, is key to keeping its economy going As if the Boohoo online fashion company had not...
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Here are the 16 Democratic and Republican senators who may determine the...

Here are the 16 Democratic and Republican senators who may determine the fate of Biden's legislative agenda on stimulus, infrastructure, and taxes

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden wants to draw Republican votes for his proposed $1.9 trillion economic rescue package. Within the Senate, a new and expanded group of... Read more ...

President Joe Biden plans to sign executive orders boosting workers' rights...

President Joe Biden plans to sign executive orders boosting workers' rights and pushing for a $15 minimum wage for federal staff

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden has planned a series of actions aimed at raising the minimum wage for federal staff to $15 and boosting workers' rights, Brian Deese... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Here's what you need to know before markets... Read more ...

Google threatens to block search in Australia if 'pay for news' law is passed

Google threatens to block search in Australia if 'pay for news' law is passed

Google says it will have no real choice but to leave the Australian market if the proposed media code goes ahead. Read more ...

Amazon could soar 23% on these 5 investment drivers in 2021, BofA says

Amazon could soar 23% on these 5 investment drivers in 2021, BofA says

Summary List Placement Amazon could surge 23% to $4,000, Bank of America said in a note on Thursday. The e-commerce retailer will be facing tough earnings comps in 2021, but... Read more ...

Jay-Z raises $10 million for a fund designed to invest in minority-owned...

Jay-Z raises $10 million for a fund designed to invest in minority-owned cannabis businesses following the industry's largest-ever SPAC

Summary List Placement Jay-Z raised $10 million for a fund designed to invest in minority-owned cannabis businesses. The funding is a byproduct of a recently completed SPAC... Read more ...

President Biden reverses Trump's executive order banning certain diversity...

President Biden reverses Trump's executive order banning certain diversity trainings

Summary List Placement One of President Joe Biden's first orders of business as America's newly elected leader was to sign an executive order reversing former President Donald... Read more ...

Naya Rivera's Los Angeles home sells for $2.7M after just NINE days on the...

Naya Rivera's Los Angeles home sells for $2.7M after just NINE days on the market

This was the home Rivera was living in with son Josey, five, when she drowned during a boating accident at California 's Lake Piru on July 8, 2020. Her body was found five days... Read more ...

Here's the 14-slide pitch deck that cannabis startup Sanity Group used to...

Here's the 14-slide pitch deck that cannabis startup Sanity Group used to raise $29 million from some of Europe's top VCs and celebrity investors like Scooter Braun, Alyssa Milano, and Will.i.am

Summary List Placement As the cannabis industry in Europe heats up, Sanity Group, a Berlin-based CBD and medical cannabis startup, is raising millions in a bid to dominate the... Read more ...

US stocks head for more record highs as investors cheer upbeat earnings and...

US stocks head for more record highs as investors cheer upbeat earnings and Joe Biden's stimulus plans

Summary List Placement US stocks were set to notch up more record highs on Thursday, as upbeat company earnings and President Joe Biden's stimulus plans combined to lift... Read more ...