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Mon, 1 February 2021

Cryptocurrency update: Visa introduces crypto trading, Elon Musk backs Bitcoin, and memes, memes, memes

In this week’s crypto update, Visa announces plans to integrate crypto into its network, meme traders send Dogecoin sky high before bringing it back down to Earth, and Elon Musk weighs in on the crypto debate. 

Mon, 1 February 2021

Could Bitcoin be next for the Reddit treatment?

First came GameStop, next was silver. Could Bitcoin be the next to get the Reddit treatment?

Mon, 1 February 2021

Morning Note

Silver-tongued Redditors drive up prices

We’re not in Kansas anymore: Silver prices jumped to 8-year highs as investor interest turned on the metal due to expectations Reddit traders will attempt to squeeze prices higher.

Sun, 31 January 2021

Week Ahead

Week Ahead: BoE rate decision, earnings roll on & nonfarm payrolls

A busy week is ahead of us as the Bank of England meets for the first time this year amid speculation around negative rates and criticism of its QE programme. Earnings season continues, led by Amazon and Alphabet, and January nonfarm payrolls are released, following December’s decline. 

Fri, 29 January 2021

Investments

Reddit bandwagon rolls on…

I don’t know about anyone else, but I cannot wait for the next GameStop earnings call. It will be an event to behold. That’s some way off; for now the frenzy continues: GME shares opened more than +100% above $400 before paring early gains to trade +60% or so.

Fri, 29 January 2021

Musk powers Bitcoin surge

Bitcoin surged this morning as Elon Musk changed his Twitter bio to say simply #Bitcoin, later posting ‘In retrospect, it was inevitable’.

Fri, 29 January 2021

Morning Note

RobinHood anger, silver linings

Now for the recriminations. RobinHood and other US brokers stopped trading in a number of stocks such as GameStop and AMC Entertainment that have lately been the target of retail investors seeking to ramp prices to spook hedge funds shorting the shares.

Thu, 28 January 2021

Investments

How to buy, sell and short GameStop shares

Investing or trading on GameStop shares has become one of the hottest topics of 2021 as a gang of Reddit users has shaken global stock markets. 

Thu, 28 January 2021

Morning Note

Volatility rears its head, the Reddit craze continues, Tesla, Apple, Facebook fall despite strong sales numbers

There is a clear sense markets are upset and concerned about what they are seeing from the Reddit ramps. The mechanics of the latest craze are rather new, which makes it hard for us market watchers to be fully versed in all that is happening. 

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