2021 markets year in review: An overall perspective

Economies and stock markets are increasingly sensitive to events like those of 2021. News spreads faster than ever, and even speculation could sometimes be more than enough to move the needle. Although we might never become the perfect market prognosticators, it’s still important to learn from the past, so here’s what we learned in 2021.

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Front celebrates 100K users & welcomes Dustin Kirkland to advisory board

Front can’t be more thrilled to announce that more than 100k fellow traders have downloaded the app, and now enjoy our investment platform that gives them a holistic view of their portfolio across different asset classes such as Equity and Crypto.

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Index Funds: Advantages and Disadvantages

The simplicity of index funds is a big part of their claim to fame. When we combine this with their generally reliable expectation for decent returns, the result is a staple utilized by portfolios worldwide. 

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Metaverse companies to keep an eye on in 2022

The Metaverse is the new hot topic in the crypto world. Ever since Facebook changed its name to Meta ($FB), many more investors and VC’s have gotten interested in the Metaverse space. A CEO recently bought digital land in the Decentraland metaverse for $2.6 million!

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Top crypto apps for staking: Staking platforms reviews for 2022

One of the biggest attributes of crypto is that you can actually stake your crypto assets and earn interest from them. Staking is when a user locks up his crypto assets on a specific crypto protocol for a certain amount of time and receives rewards for doing so.

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What are Cryptopunks and why are they so expensive?

Cryptopunks have definitely made many headlines these past few months. From a Cryptopunks bundle selling for $17 million at a Christie’s auction, to the “covid alien” cryptopunk selling for $11.75 million at a Sotheby’s auction, it is clear that Cryptopunks are highly sought after. So, what is a cryptopunk, and why are people willing to pay so much money for it?

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These businesses will start accepting Shiba Inu (SHIB) as a payment

Shiba Inu has definitely been a trending cryptocurrency over this past month. as long as $SHIB has real-world utility, more people will adopt the token. If there is more token adoption, then there is a higher chance that SHIB increases in price, as it does have a fixed supply of 1 quadrillion after all.

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Front welcomes Youtube influencer Ryan Scribner and Jordan & Bubba Page as new evangelist investors

Front is thrilled to announce Ryan Scribner and The Page Company as new investors, as more key players empathize with the mission of bringing more clarity to the investment field.

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Meme stocks origin and when they started

Meme stocks, how did we get here? The stock market is a perpetually evolving entity, as is the world of finance as a whole, with both being uncoincidentally aligned with life itself. Investors know this, and because of the market’s future-oriented, innovative nature, new trends emerge seemingly ad nauseum.

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Ethereum vs Bitcoin: How it started & how it’s going

Crypto and blockchain technologies have the potential to transform the world as we know it. These technologies can be seen as the Internet of Money. Just like the internet itself, which has transformed society as we know it, crypto might follow the same path in the years to come. At the forefront of this Blockchain boom are the two largest crypto competitors: Ethereum vs Bitcoin.

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How to pick stocks? A modern take on market analysis

Analyzing companies before making stock picks used to be a time-intensive process that involved multiple layers of investigating. You had to sift through business fundamentals, the state of the market as a whole, and even economic or political factors in play.

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The SEC finally approves a Bitcoin ETF & here’s what you should know

The newly promulgated bitcoin ETF is a futures ETF, where people buy into futures contracts that have an expiration date. Investing in ProShares means people buy into agreements to purchase or sell Bitcoin at a specific set date at a particular price. But, there is a twist to it!

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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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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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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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Crypto staking wallets: A review for staking crypto wallets in 2022

Here you will find the different Defi wallets available out there and how to stake using these wallets. One of the oldest and most popular Defi wallets is Metamask.

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