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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What are the effects of inflation on investing?

The effects of inflation have consistently been one of the most discussed topics throughout 2021 and a primary concern for many Americans as the economy rebounds from last year’s pandemic-related slump. Google Trends data even bears this out, as we’ve witnessed evident…

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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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Should We Be Worried About An Upcoming Financial Crisis?

The last couple of years have been filled with globalized events that have impacted the world as a whole. Most notable among these was and, and still is, the Covid-19 pandemic, which of course had implications beyond just health, but impacted global…

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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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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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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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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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