Penny stocks are notoriously risky investments because they’re often speculative in nature. With that said, investors who are willing to take on a relatively high level of risk could find them to be a good way to play the current market uncertainty. With the novel coronavirus still looming and equity […]

People walking in Shanghai China appears to be recovering well from the coronavirus-induced economic slump. Shaking off its 6.8% contraction in the first quarter resulting from the pandemic lockdown, the Asian economic giant’s economy is picking up faster than Europe and the US. Indeed, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 5.7% to a […]

In terms of market volatility, this year is definitely one for the books. 2020 saw market movements that would normally take decades, compressed into a single year. With unemployment rates at their highest and businesses facing the risk of bankruptcy, the economy hit some new lows this year. However, a […]

Tech sector earnings are entering their heaviest period and there’s sure to be much to say about them. One thing’s for sure, this should be a big quarter for many players because a truly large number of companies have benefited from the pandemic-induced changes in behavior. In this blog, I’ve […]

(Bloomberg) — European stocks climbed to a four-month high and German equities erased losses for the year after leaders agreed on a landmark recovery plan. Markets across the region are giving a vote of confidence to the 750 billion euros ($860 billion) stimulus package. Italy’s stock benchmark added 2%, leading […]

The coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the work environment. With more employees forced to work remotely to maintain social distancing, there has been a surge in demand for computer and computer peripherals. People are equipping their home offices as the work-from-home trend is here to continue for an uncertain period […]

On Jul 14, Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN launched smart shopping carts that track items and then charge customers for every item they place inside the basket. The move is in a bid to get a hold over the retail grocery industry with Amazon Go and the acquisition of Whole Foods. Over the past couple […]

The new trend of online grocery shopping has started to affect food prices online, as food producers make an effort to cater to high demand for certain food products amid the pandemic. In addition, now that people have gone back to their lockdown lifestyles, a wave of panic purchase of […]

Number 8 As equity markets continue to recover after the collapse earlier in the year, many shares are now overvalued, according to Morningstar analysts. Investors looking to capitalise on lockdown trends have chased e-commerce, tech and healthcare stocks, driving valuations ever higher. Indeed, Tesla’s (TSLA) shares have soared 200% this […]

The COVID-19 outbreak brought about a major shift in consumer’s shopping pattern and behavior. People are purchasing more of essential items and avoiding any extravagant spending. This has led to a spurt in demand for toilet paper, disinfectants, masks, gloves, packaged water, medicines and related food staples. Well this change […]

The coronavirus pandemic, which has been wreaking havoc economically, has emerged as an unlikely silver lining to the millenials or Gen Y — a generation that roughly comprises adults whose birth years range between 1981 and 1996 — by compelling them to bring about positive changes to their finances. COVID-19 […]

The cloud computing space is benefiting from the changing consumer preference amid the coronavirus crisis. Cloud-based solution-providing companies are making the most of the battle against the pandemic, wherein mass gatherings are strictly restricted and people are being increasingly asked to work from home. The shelter-in-place orders have fueled the […]

In a booming technology sector, four of the five big names — Amazon AMZN, Microsoft MSFT, Apple AAPL and Alphabet GOOGL — surpassed a trillion-dollar market capitalization each for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic. This is largely thanks to the shift in consumer habits to a purely digital […]

The coronavirus-led lockdown fueled a number of trends, one of those being the rapid shift to online shopping as brick-and-mortar stores remained shut during lockdowns. Staying Indoors Boosts Online Shopping The coronavirus pandemic compelled many retailers to shut down stores through March, April and May, driving the crowd to online […]