What started as the online currency for the dark web Is now viewed by Wall Street as a legitimate asset class.
And it's in big part due to a number of tech companies (MicroStrategy, Square, Tesla), banks and billionaire investors entering the crypto market in some way.
The thing is, this is only the beginning…
In fact, recent reports hint that the world's largest tech company may just b... ››› more
It's a good question.
Global investors are currently flocking to the large developed market technology companies.
Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google, Netflix, Microsoft and Nvidia have all shown incredible year-to-date returns.
The low interest rate environment post-Covid has once again sparked a global hunt for yield. And, since fixed-income returns are in the toilet, conservative invest... ››› more
The US and global economies may have experienced their single-worst quarter in modern history…
Tech stocks may have been battered again…
But there's a growing optimism in corporate America - especially in tech.
The recent big acquisition announcements in the industry prove this…
5 Must-Watch Stocks f... ››› more
On 31 August 2020 Apple's share price will drop around 75% from what it was.
That means its share price will go from the current $437.50 to around $109 a share.
I don't need a crystal ball to predict this.
You see, Apple announced it is doing a 4-to-1 stock split.
And its not the only company doing this. Tesla announced a 5-to-1 stock split that'll happen on August 21.
So, what do... ››› more
In the race to the world's first public company worth a Trillion Dollars, Apple is closer than ever!
Between November and December 2017, the company hit $900 billion - nearing the Trillion dollar mark…
With the IPhone, IPod and IPad - Apple has managed to become the largest company in the world!
But new, research points to the EV revolution being MUCH bigger!
The fact is, Electri... ››› more
Apple is the largest company in the US. Chances are you'll own an Apple product or have done at some stage, or your friends do.
The appeal of the Apple brand and its products continues to grow.
So what makes this company still a buy now?
Let's take a closer look…
What you get when you invest in Apple
Buying shares in Apple means that you’re buying into the iPhone fran... ››› more
Apple has revolutionised so many aspects of technology. iPhone, iPads and iPods are some pieces of technology many couldn't live without.
Apple's most recent addition to its range is Apple Music. But its release hasn't made much on an impact to its share price.
But will Apple Music make a difference to Apple's share price over the longer term? And is the stock still worth a look at?
Let's... ››› more
Yesterday, Apple released its results for its first quarter of 2015.
The impressive results surprised the market. They reflect the popularity of the brand, particularly in China.
The results came out just after the company began selling its new Apple Watch over the weekend.
Let's take a closer look at what the results revealed…
Apple sold over 61.1 million watches over the quarter... ››› more
Yesterday saw the launch of the new Apple Watch. It will go on sale on 24 April.
The model range is vast. And one of its top-end models will come complete with an 18-carat gold casing.
If demand takes off for this version, could Apple's demand for gold have an effect on the commodity's price?
Let's take a closer look…
How much gold will Apple need?
Before the unveiling of the m... ››› more
Yesterday, Apple revealed its new Apple Watch at a media briefing in San Francisco.
At the launch of its latest iPhone in September last year, Apple announced its plans for a smartwatch. The media briefing gave the first glimpses of the new product range.
So what does the new Apple Watch do? And how did Apple's share price react to the launch of the computer icon's high-tech watch?
Let's ... ››› more
Share buybacks are exactly that. It's when a company buys back its own shares that are in circulation.
Some companies insist this is good for shareholders as it boosts the remaining share price and earnings. But this isn't always the case.
Recently there have been a few examples in the US of well-known companies buying back their shares.
So what are the effects of share buybacks? And wha... ››› more
Think about how you bank these days compared to a few years ago. Chances are you opt for internet banking, and use your phone and tablet for much of your online activity.
It appears we're now on the cusp of an even bigger change. Instead of using these devices to send payment instructions and look at your bank accounts, they can become means of payments themselves.
This development could hav... ››› more
Yesterday, Apple finally unveiled its new product offerings.
The technology giant revealed its new iPhones. One with a markedly bigger screen size. It also revealed the new Apple Watch. And it announced Apple Pay. A way for Apple users to pay for goods in stores.
The company's share price was very volatile during the product launch. Soaring high and coming down equally as quick.
Let's ta... ››› more
The CEO of a company appears to have a large bearing on the market's perception. This certainly seems to be the case for large corporations in the limelight.
But is a company's management really that important? Should it make a difference to whether you invest or not in a company?
Let's take a closer look…
The importance of the CEO at the helm of a company
The CEO (chief executive off... ››› more
Bitcoin has had its fair share of controversy over the last six months. Various governments have restricted its use. There's been links to illicit goings-on. And, just recently, the world's first Bitcoin exchange caused havoc by suspending its trading. But Bitcoin appears to shrug off these issues and marches on. Let's take a closer look at what this means for Bitcoin…
At the beginning of the ... ››› more
Imagine if you'd bought shares in a company like Apple when it was on the cusp of making it big? You no doubt would now be sitting on shares worth a very respectable amount. But there are ways for you to try and uncover the next Apple. Read on to uncover the factors that make a great performing share…
The factors that make a great-performing share are well known and have been intensively studi... ››› more
Yesterday, in the latest court battle between technology giants Apple and Samsung, the jury ruled in Apple's favour. The court in California ordered Samsung to pay over $290 million for copying Apple's technology. Let's take a closer look at the latest development between the two tech giants…
Yesterday, a jury in the US “awarded Apple $290.45 million in a damages retrial against Samsung Elec... ››› more
Investing in technology can be very alluring. For starters, there's the dream of making a massive profit on just one investment. If you can spot a tech giant of tomorrow when it's still a minnow, it can make you rich. If you had invested $1,000 in Microsoft shares in 1985, they would now be worth $450,000. And that's not including dividends. Read on to find out how to invest in tech without losing... ››› more
Nearly two weeks ago when Apple announced its latest iPhone offerings, the market was disappointed. Traders and analysts criticised the company for its new phones. This saw its share price tumbling over 5%. But the release of the two new iPhone models saw Apple selling a whopping 9 million phones in three days. Let's take a closer look at what happened…
On Friday, Apple released its new iPhone... ››› more
On Tuesday, Apple released its newest offering in its iPhone range. But the market was disappointed with the new additions. Yesterday, Apple's share price fell hard. Let's take a closer look at why the market is so disappointed with Apple's new phones…
The price of Apple’s share fell over 5%, reports the BBC. Investors are concerned that Apple’s new offerings are not going to “help it in... ››› more
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