Freetrade.io – The dawn of zero trading fees for Europe
Financial News

Freetrade.io – The dawn of zero trading fees for Europe

Jul 5, 2018

Fintech has seen explosive growth in recent years, and this year alone we have talked about how Open Banking regulations have caught traditional commercial banks off guard, and the sweeping chang...

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A Day in the Life of a Stock Trader
Investing

A Day in the Life of a Stock Trader

May 31, 2018

Section 1 – What does a stock trader actually do The life of a trader is often glamorised by films such as The Wolf of Wallstreet and Margin Call – a view that is shared by many who have no ...

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Investment in Macroeconomics
Investing

Investment in Macroeconomics

May 23, 2018

INTRODUCTION This post will examine the various post WW2 theories on macroeconomic policies in Britain during the 1945 to the 2018 time period. This includes the developing economic theory,...

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1 2 1 Mentoring
Education

1 2 1 Mentoring

May 7, 2018

The benefits of personal mentors are widespread, and this is just as true in the world of investments and financial markets. Mentors can come in all shapes and sizes, but its important to have a...

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How to start investing in stocks: A comprehensive guide
Investing

How to start investing in stocks: A comprehensive guide

Apr 21, 2018

This guide will look at the strategies accessible to new investors, and how to apply it in a way that makes sense for you. From Reddit to Quora. I have seen first hand the common mistakes new...

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Growth of the FinTech Sector in Wales:
Investing

Growth of the FinTech Sector in Wales:

Apr 21, 2018

Why Wales? A decade ago it was all but non-existent, today it is one of the fastest growing sectors in the Welsh economy, worth an estimated £8.2bn and employing over 44,000 people in Wales ...

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Investing in Shares: The Beginners Stock Trading Course:
Education

Investing in Shares: The Beginners Stock Trading Course:

Apr 16, 2018

Early Access Release: 14th April 2018 Today we are delighted to announce the launch of Investing in Shares: The Beginners Stock Trading Course here. This course has been a work in progress...

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Binary Options Education
Investing

Binary Options Education

Apr 16, 2018

Binary options have been around for a very long time, it is now 2018 and every 6th message on Quora is still for IQ binary options, questions such as Is IQ Option a scam or a trustworthy broker?...

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10 Best Stock Trading Books for Beginners
Personal Finance

10 Best Stock Trading Books for Beginners

Apr 9, 2018

1. Investing in Shares: The Definitive 101 When it comes to just starting out, investing in shares provides a unique insight into the processes...

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Free Stock Trading Training
Investing

Free Stock Trading Training

Apr 9, 2018

At the Horizon Institute, we like to share some of our best content with our loyal readers and subscribers and today we continue in the spirit of free stuff. So many people enter the world of fin...

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Investing 101: Stocks & Shares Basics
Investing

Investing 101: Stocks & Shares Basics

Apr 1, 2018

Defining Shares: The most common and widely accepted definition of shares is that they “are units of ownership in a corporation or financial asset” (Investopedia, 2018). This is to say that y...

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Horizon at the Welsh Assembly
Horizon News

Horizon at the Welsh Assembly

Mar 29, 2018

Monday 19th - March Horizon founder Karl Ahlstedt met with Bethan Sayed, Welsh AM to discuss the need for further government policy on financial education and how this should be embedded across the...

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Horizon Lecture at University of Wales
Horizon News

Horizon Lecture at University of Wales

Mar 22, 2018

Founder of The Horizon Institute Karl Ahlstedt was the guest speaker at the UWTSD Business School this week. About the Seminar This seminar was coordinated by Enterprise Manager Kathryn Pena...

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Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin

Mar 21, 2018

Bitcoin is the currency of the Internet: a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and managed without any central au...

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Bitcoin – A New Kind of Money
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin – A New Kind of Money

Mar 19, 2018

In the age of digital technology, gaps are being filled in financial services by new innovative payment networks. Most notably, the cryptocurrency ‘Bitcoin’ is leading the way to operations tha...

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Spiritus Animalis
Investing

Spiritus Animalis

Feb 22, 2018

The Psychology of Animal Spirits and how to manage this risk Coined by the renowned economist John Maynard Keynes, the term broadly describes how in the most uncertain times it would take a hardened, ...

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Taking financial empowerment to AMs
Education

Taking financial empowerment to AMs

Feb 22, 2018

The investment analyst turned financial education pioneer Karl Ahlstedt will be meeting with Bethan Jenkins AM in March to discuss the need for new laws, ensuring our next generation receive the educa...

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1933
Economics

1933

Feb 21, 2018

As a country, where are we now? As a society, what can we do? I was recently reminded of the last few years, the geopolitics and events that have defined our collective history of this time. In 2014...

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Open Banking: The End of the Information Monopoly?
Financial News

Open Banking: The End of the Information Monopoly?

Jan 16, 2018

Open banking launches this week, on the 13th of January 2018 but what is it and what impact will it have on banking and consumers going forward? We will answer that today. Consumer Launch Date for Ope...

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Avoiding Burnout: BP Analysis
Company Analysis

Avoiding Burnout: BP Analysis

Nov 14, 2017

It is fair to say the last decade has not been kind to BP. With a total bill of $61.6bn due to the 2010 disaster compounded with historically low crude oil prices, exponential growth in US shale produ...

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The Age of Gold?
Economics

The Age of Gold?

Oct 21, 2017

How to buy Gold: Physical: The first option we will consider is buying physical gold bullion, in bars or coins. This is ideal if the primary purpose of buying gold is to have a tangible and physic...

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Compounding: Why it Matters
Personal Finance

Compounding: Why it Matters

Apr 12, 2017

Einstein is once believed to have said “The most powerful force in the world is compound interest”, and without hesitation, Buffet responds “Compound interest” whenever asked for the single l...

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