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Rise in COVID-19 Cases Cause Global Markets To Plummet Once More

June 24, 2020

Despite the first month of summer coming close to an end, the global tally of COVID-19 cases has crossed the 9 million mark with almost half a million lives lost due to the deadly virus. The most recent flares-ups have caused global markets to succumb; on June 24th, 2020 European markets declined as the Stoxx…


Larry Fink Promises To Increase Black Workforce at BlackRock by 2024

June 24, 2020

On June 23rd, 2020 Larry Fink, chairman and CEO of the American investment management giant, BlackRock Inc. announced through a LinkedIn blog post, that the company plans to increase its Black personnel by 30% by 2024. “BlackRock is committed to doing its part, consistent with our purpose, to help build a better, fairer society. This…

Wirecard CEO Markus Braun arrested for fraud

Wirecard CEO Markus Braun Arrested For Fraud

June 23, 2020

So how exactly do you “misplace” €1.9 billion? That’s the conundrum Wirecard auditors Ernst and Young need to unravel. That particular question was first asked last Friday. The first answer came from the markets as the former darling of the Fintech world, Markus Braun, shed 80% of its share value following the revelations. Image courtesy…

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The Future of Investing: What Stocks To Look Out For In 2020?

June 2, 2020

Nothing could prepare the world for the devastating consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, that not only took over 350,000 lives but also shattered financial markets, economies, and industries across the world. Prior to the virus, many global economies were already facing difficulties, for example, the world’s largest stocks market by market capitalization, the New York…


Digital Gold: Bitcoin’s Astonishing Growth In The Last Decade

May 21, 2020

At the end of 2019, Bitcoin was proudly crowned as the “star investment” and was proclaimed by various financial institutions as the best investment of the past decade, dimming the limelight of the strongest commodities, bonds, securities, and even the almighty fiat currencies such as the US Dollar. The affirmations were backed with the fact…

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Sustainable Investing in 2020

May 19, 2020

What Is Sustainability? Sustainability is the practice of focusing on existing in the modern world and meeting the current generation’s needs, without depleting natural resources or compromising the life of the future of human civilization. Sustainability is based on three main concepts, also known as the ESG metrics: Environmental – which refers to caring for…

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How COVID-19 Managed To Send Oil Prices Into Negative Territory

April 22, 2020

Monday was a devastating day for crude oil prices as oil producers are stuck with oversupply due to the COVID-19 crisis. Crude oil stockpiles are overwhelming storage facilities which cause oil producers to buy back the barrels that could not be stored. For the first time in history, markets found themselves in a negative a…

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COVID-19 Pandemic Has The Markets in Turmoil – But What Stocks Are Performing Better Than Ever?

April 13, 2020

As the novel coronavirus pandemic sweeps through the planet, every industry, business, and individual of the world got affected by the lethal virus. The first quarter of 2020 has seen an uproar in the financial markets across the world. But some global stocks grew erratically, creating a time-tested opportunity for traders and investors. Amongst the…

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How the USA Is Handling The COVID-19 Outbreak and Its Impact

March 27, 2020

The US Administration has been judged in delaying its reaction to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, USA has more confirmed cases than any other country; more than 85,000 have been infected by the virus. The president believes that the latest figures are related to the extensive…

Has the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) already affected the global economy

Has The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Already Affected The Global Economy?

March 9, 2020

In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has grown from China’s outbreak to a global problem that does not seem to be slowing down. The novel coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, China, in late 2019, and since then, the virus spread through the world like wildfire. The virus is spread via respiratory droplets and can…