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

Financial News
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Jul 5, 2018
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Karl Ahlstedt
Freetrade.io – The dawn of zero trading fees for Europe

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 changes happening with the full roll out of AI, Big Data, Hyper-personalisation and so much more that is the latest wave of FinTech start-ups. Today we want to talk about Freetrade.io – a company ...

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A Day in the Life of a Stock Trader

Investing
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May 31, 2018
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Karl Ahlstedt
A Day in the Life of a Stock Trader

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 direct experience with the wider investment industry. It is also true that different types of traders have very different workloads. Trading emerging markets is not the same as trading FTSE stocks or...

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Investment in Macroeconomics

Investing
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May 23, 2018
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Karl Ahlstedt
Investment in Macroeconomics

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, policy developments at both a national and international level, and the developments of political ideology and its impact on the economy of the United Kingdom. The term economics has been adde...

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