Market Thoughts Archive

How do sports influence stocks?

How do sports influence stocks?

Posted on June 17, 2018
The World Cup might have an interesting effect on markets and stocks. How come? The event is expected to have more than 3.2 billion viewers globally. That means brokers and investors will watch the matches just like anyone else. The thrills of the event will influence them as well.

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How big is the US economy?

How big is the US economy?

Posted on June 06, 2018
The USA is the biggest economy in the world and a new chart shows how big is its $19.4 trillion GDP exactly. It’s enough to say that California alone has a bigger economic output than the UK. Texas would also make it into the global TOP 10 if it was an independent country.

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How much energy does the US need?

How much energy does the US need?

Posted on June 03, 2018
How much energy does the United States need in a year? It’s enough to say that the country uses the second most electricity after China, but there are other kinds of energy as well. Thanks to a new diagram we can see it all in one image. The chart also shows some serious problems with the country’s energy consumption.

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More than half of ICOs are scams

More than half of ICOs are scams

Posted on May 20, 2018
ICOs are less safe than many had hoped: a whopping 81% of them are straightforward scams according to a new study. No wonder countries one after another ban or regulate them strictly. Some successful cryptocurrencies are also turn out to be frauds. Even Bitcoin is used for Ponzi schemes sometimes.

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Oil drilling is on the edge of rising

Oil drilling is on the edge of rising

Posted on May 13, 2018
The price of crude is not only an important factor in macroeconomy, it also has great effects globally. It influences whole industries and as crude goes higher, oil drilling (and other sectors close to oil) may have a bright future, we believe.

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