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What is the VIX and how can you leverage it for stock market trading and investing?

If you’ve been paying any attention to the markets during these turbulent times, it’s likely you’ve encountered references to the VIX, otherwise known as the Volatility Index, or its rather ominous nickname, the ‘fear index’. Given the devastating impact of… Continue Reading →

What Stock Exchanges can learn from Crypto Exchanges?

The world’s major stock exchanges have been at the forefront of technology for decades, largely because of the massive potential for technological leverage and the astronomical amounts of capital and money at play. Recently, global exchanges have undergone a period… Continue Reading →

When and Why Stock Investing for Dividends may not be Profitable

You might see headlines such as a fund or a company has announced a 1000% dividend or also how some funds and smart managers only invest in dividend-paying stocks.  In this article, we cover the basics around dividends and whether… Continue Reading →

Tax Implications to watch out for while Trading and Investing in the Stock Markets

If you have ever received any income, you are at least somewhat familiar with taxes. Many people who hold salaried, full-time jobs as their sole source of income may simply know they pay taxes on their income and at the… Continue Reading →

An Introduction to Mutual Funds, ETFs, REITs, ETNs

MFs, ETFs, REITs, ETNs. Four acronyms many investors may be familiar with, and in their expanded form, they are familiar to many members of the noninvesting public. Mutual funds, born in their modern form in the early 20th century, enable… Continue Reading →

10 Questions About Value Investing in Stocks And Shares That Most Beginners Ask

CityFALCON’s goal is to provide our users with digestible data to inform investment decisions. For those who are beginning their journey into value investing, we would like to extend our welcome by helping you start off in the right direction…. Continue Reading →

Must Know Cryptocurrency Terminology: Shorthand & Slang Used by Community

The term cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm. There are plenty of articles, and office watercooler gatherings around the globe are buzzing with crypto-this and crypto-that. It is the “next big thing”. The recent spectacular rise in several currencies’… Continue Reading →

The Biggest Reason Why People Lose Money in Stock Markets & Cryptocurrencies

We, humans, are social creatures by nature. Our banding together and sharing of information has catapulted us from cavemen to spacefarers in just a few millennia. Society and human contact are essential to our success. But, as with anything, there… Continue Reading →

How to Make Money in a Stock Market and Cryptocurrency Bubble?

Many investors, old and new alike, suggest that you stay away from bubbles. And if you have long-term capital appreciation interests in mind, then it is definitely advisable to avoid them. But if you are willing to trade on the… Continue Reading →

Fundamental vs Technical Analysis for Stock Market Investing and Trading

We’ve written about the differences between investing and trading before – Difference Between Stock Market Investing and Trading – Don’t Mix Up the Strategies. These two strategies sound similar, but they have very different foundations and philosophies. Here, we will… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Price Will Go To Zero As Bitcoin Will Struggle To Remain The Dominant Cryptocurrency

Back in 1999, I was in my final year of graduate school in finance and economics.  Most of the students in my class and/or their families were involved in the Indian stock markets.  The game was simple – apply for… Continue Reading →

How to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cryptocurrencies, and What to Watch Out for

We’ve written about cryptocurrencies (CCs) before at CityFALCON, and that piece was largely focused on the technological aspects of them and how they can be related to real commerce and trade. In another article, we wrote about Initial Coin Offerings… Continue Reading →

High Frequency and Algo Trading are Taking Over Markets – What It Means For You

We talk a lot about how machines are being used more and more in finance. This is especially important in High-Frequency Trading (HFT) and Algorithmic Trading or algo-trading (AT). There is simply no way for humans to compete on these… Continue Reading →

Will Women Traders and Investors Outperform in the Online Trading World?

Back in 2015, when I was raising funds for my FinTech start-up CityFALCON, I mentioned that our most active user on the platform is a woman trader who trades from home while her family is out.  I would never have… Continue Reading →

16 Must Watch Movies For Traders And Investors

16 Must Watch Movies For Traders And Investors Not too long ago we reviewed what impact the hit film The Big Short can teach us about value investing here. The blog post prompted us to take a look at what other… Continue Reading →

I Invested My Own Money to Compare Top UK Stock Brokers

At our value investing clubs where we now have more than 1800+ members in the UK and in Europe, I often get asked about the best brokers for investing in shares, ISAs, ETFs, etc.  I personally do not use the… Continue Reading →

Difference Between Stock Market Investing and Trading – Don’t Mix Up the Strategies

This post is inspired by the presentation by Kaushik Punjabi at London Value Investing Club. The content of the post however is the view of the author. Trading Investing Purpose…

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One Trading Strategy After Brexit

Disclaimer – Do your Own Research Our content is intended to be used and must be used for informational purposes only. It is very important to do your own analysis…

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A Value Investor’s Strategy After Brexit

On June 24th, 2016, the geopolitical landscape in Europe shifted in such a way that plunged global markets into chaos. The United Kingdom held a referendum…

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Why Investors Should Get Excited about the FinTech Revolution

FinTech is the new buzzword in London, and for good reason – we’re beginning to see how technology will be leveraged in financial services. FinTech is already showing…

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Stock Market Investing by Immersion – How The Average Worker Could Have Leg up on Wall Street

If you’re going to start a hobby, you’re going to bring background knowledge you’ve learned throughout your life to that hobby…

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Popular Stocks At 52 Weeks Low

The start to the stock markets in 2016 has been unprecedented. There have been some structural issues in some markets such as China but some of the carnage may not be warranted…

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Man vs. Machine in Trading and Investing

During the London Fintech Week last week, I had the opportunity to discuss this topic on a panel along with UCL professor Donald Lawrence and John Booth of Midpoint. Also, I have had long discussions on this subject with Niall… Continue Reading →

How even YOU can start investing in stock markets

Disclaimer: We provide information for investors and traders, but this should not be constituted as investment advice. Also, losses can exceed deposits when dealing with leveraged products. Please consult an investment advisor before making any decisions. Investing for long term… Continue Reading →

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