Raising the debt ceiling: What US debt is really comprised of

Odds are you’ve heard news circulating that Capitol Hill is under pressure to make amendments to or raise the nation’s debt ceiling sometime this year, or risk a government shutdown. Members of congress have recently reached a temporary reconciliation to delay a…

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Earnings Season is Over: A Recap of Q2 2021 Earnings

ICYMI: earnings matter, like a lot. Every year, markets are treated to four “earnings seasons.” On an individual level, these quarterly reports can provide investors with insight into the companies they own. These insights (mostly EPS, revenue, and business updates) have a tendency to move stocks quite dramatically.

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Will Smith Backs $4 Million Funded Fintech Startup to Take on Wall Street, Arm Investors with Better Insights

Will Smith Backs $4 Million Funded Fintech Startup to Take on Wall Street, Arm Investors with Better Insights.

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Sustainable investing: What is Impact Investing, ESG and SRI?

Sustainable investing is on the rise, with over one-third of global investments today being classed as sustainable. Blackrock estimates that nearly $2tn of mutual funds and ETFs will be sustainable by 2028, up from $1tn today. With this in mind, terms like ESG and impact investing have many retail and amateur investors a little confused. 

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Stock Market Predictions: What to Look for When Predicting Market Performance

Trying to predict the future is an impossible task when it comes to the stock market, yet...we can’t help but give it a shot. Stock prediction can be addicting in a sense, and everyone wants to be the one to be able to say “I told you so” about a specific stock or sector. 

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Investing in a Post-Pandemic Economy

Nearly every industry was affected by the COVID19 virus. Businesses shut down and people turned to the stock market for other sources of income. After the economy reopened, money started to circulate again. But, the post-pandemic economy looks like inflation for some, and uncertainty is creeping back into the picture with the rise of the delta variant. On top of this, the delta variant put a spin on reopening.

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Why are commodities rising and how do you get in on it?

Oil is a popular commodity, otherwise known as an economic resource. Oil prices dropped dramatically after lockdown measurements and fears of inflation and supply shortage arose. However, the fall didn’t last too long as the government came to the rescue. Commodities are rising as a result of injecting stimulus into the economy and record-low interest rates.

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Are 0% Interest Rates Here to Stay?

The Fed ​​ – Federal Reserve – who is in charge of adjusting the federal funds rate, set by the FOMC for banks that borrow from each other’s reserves overnight, is expected to keep 0% interest rates through the end of 2023.

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What is the business cycle? And, why does it matter for stock market investing?

Our economy can be defined in four basic phases, expansion, slowdown, recession, and recovery and this is called the business cycle. This means that even after a recession, the economy will bounce back.

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Front welcomes former COO Soros Fund SVP Ellie Mae to advisory board

Front Welcomes Former Executive of Soros Fund Management and Former SVP of Ellie Mae to Advisory Board

Eddy Zuaiter, of Zuaiter Capital & formerly Soros Fund Management, and Selim Aissi, formerly of Ellie Mae & Visa, join as Front advisors.

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Investment Analysis: Fundamentals, Indicators, or Maybe Just Sentiment

Everyone has different investment analysis methods and strategies for picking their moves, and people seem to be both failing and succeeding with multiple different ones. So, what gives? If there’s no objectively reliable method to take us to the moon, how do you decide what to buy?

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The New Kids on the Crypto Block: Cardano, Solana, Polygon

Bitcoin and Ethereum are two cryptos that nearly every investor has heard of by now. The two most valuable crypto assets appreciated significant gains over the last year. However, their gains have lagged in recent months, as new digital assets have vouched for investor attention (and their money.)

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How Much Do I Actually Need to Retire?

Figuring out how much money you need to retire can seem like a daunting task, especially when it seems like a lifetime away for some of us. There are loads of factors to consider , and an endless list of unknown variables that could crop upon us at any given time.

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Bitcoin’s revival: A Long Journey to Redemption

Bitcoin has been declared dead so many times by the media that it has been steadily losing support and credibility. Still, bitcoin keeps bouncing back and it’s still in competition. Here’s the bitcoin’s revival process explained.

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