General, Cryptocurrencies

What is GlobalCoin and when will it launch? Everything you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency

Ben Weiss, Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Satoshi Nakamoto can’t have known the colossal affect their creation, Bitcoin, would have caused back when it was launched in 2009. Now Mark Zuckerberg is leading Facebook towards releasing their own cryptocurrency. But what is GlobalCoin, how will it work, and will it be successful? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Luckin vs Starbucks: The battle of the baristas

Ben Weiss, Tuesday, 21 May 2019

The meteoric rise of coffee newcomer Luckin has taken the Chinese market by storm, and despite being just two years old, the firm is beginning to unsettle the big players at the top. But is Luckin Coffee sustainable, and will it challenge the mighty Starbucks in the future?

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What is an IPO? A complete guide to going public

Ben Weiss, Monday, 20 May 2019

Our complete guide to IPOs including what they are, why companies 'go public' and how to trade around them.

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Metro Bank: The story of a bank with no money

Ben Weiss, Wednesday, 15 May 2019

A bank without money is like an ice cream van without ice cream or a trading broker that doesn’t offer trading. It’s a bit redundant. Of course, Metro Bank doesn’t exactly have NO money, but in relative terms, for a bank that prior to 2019 was performing well, it’s in desperate need of some investment. Here’s the story of Metro Bank.

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Bubble incoming? Bitcoin price up 33% this week

Ben Weiss, Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Bitcoin’s price ended trading on Friday at around 6261.9 and opened again on Sunday morning at 7170.9. It has since continued to rise to a ten-month high of 8330.5, a total increase of 33% since market close on Friday evening. But what has caused this latest price escalation, and is another Bitcoin bubble on the way?

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What are Guaranteed Stops and how do I use them?

Ben Weiss, Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Guaranteed Stops are valuable tools, and with ETX Capital, we offer them free of charge for all retail clients on specific markets. Find out what they are, how you can use them and just why Guaranteed Stops are so valuable.

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