SHLL surges 60% off EV merger announcement – could you profit off shorting the speculation?

Tortoise Acquisition Corp (NYSE: SHLL) is acting like a magnet to robinhood investors as the stock surged 60% in a few days. The imminent merger between Hyliion incorporated and SHLL caused the volcanic eruption on wall street. While the merger sounds promising, some investors question the validity of the bullish move. Leaving many investors at […]

The Financially Savvy – connecting investors through instagram

 Hello everyone, I am a day trader, equity investor and the proud founder of @thefinanciallysavvy, an Instagram page dedicated to enriching lives worldwide by spreading and reinforcing financial education. Here’s the short story of how I turned my hobby into my passion. My first encounter with the financial markets probably resembles yours. Have you ever […]

Financial Market trend 2020 and beyond: ESG Investing

As we enter the 1styear of the 2020 decade, the YIG team thought it would be interesting to discuss about the future likely trend of the financial market. The team have figured ESG investing, specifically regards to climate change, will have a significant impact on the market. Whether you believe in Climate Change or not, […]

How to start investing when you’re in University or College

Before I start, I am obliged to remind our viewers that this is not advice only general commentary from my extensive research in this area. The two biggest questions I get asked in relation to investing by young people are- where would I invest? And how much money do I need to invest? These queries […]

Raiz or Spaceship Voyager – Which fund to choose when you first start investing?

Before I start, I am obliged to remind our viewers that this is not advice only general commentary from my extensive research in this area. In recent times, investing has been made more accessible to society as companies such as RAIZ and Spaceship Voyager have made investing platforms that are very accessible and transparent. These […]

Breaking down the fundamentals of financial derivatives

Before I start, I am obliged to remind our viewers that this is not advice only general commentary from my extensive research in this area. What is a Derivative Security? A Derivative Security is a financial instrument whose value depends on the underlying asset. Examples of Derivative Securities are: Futures Forwards Options Swaps Examples of […]

A hitchhiker’s guide to the stock market – by William Banham

For the most part, the stock market is seen to be a harsh mistress with an unforgiving track record. For someone who has never invested, or even looked at the market, establishing a basic understanding is so important, because most people are indirectly involved as it is. If you have ever held a job, your […]

Understanding relationships between return, diversifiable risk and undiversifiable risk

You may have heard of the phrase “risk it for the biscuit”, which basically means, to earn a reward, you must take risks. Sacrificing what you currently own for a better future. This concept applies in many cases in life, financial markets too. The logic behind “risk and return” is described by the nature of […]