Market Recap 1/05/2021

Download PDF USA The main U.S. indexes gained this week after positive quarter releases and good economic data. Investors spent much of April grappling with two competing dynamics: signs of a strong economic rebound in the U.S., and worsening Covid-19 cases elsewhere in the world that threaten to hamper the Read more…

The Big (SPAC) Short

Download PDF What is a SPAC? A Special Purpose Acquisitions Company (SPAC) is a shell company set up by investors with the only purpose of raising money through an IPO in order to eventually acquire another company. They are also known as “blank-check companies” since they generally don’t have a Read more…

Market Recap 24/04/2021

Download PDF USA It was a turbulent week for equities due to a flare-up in global coronavirus cases and to the fact that President Joe Biden will seek an increase in the tax on capital gains to 39.6% for those Americans earning more than $1 million to fund education and Read more…

Market Recap 17/04/2021

Download PDF USA Volatility is at lowest levels since pre-pandemic, indeed, the stock market ended a pretty stable week. Major indexes rose slightly mainly due to upbeat economic data and the beginning of the US earnings season, the financial sector kicked off with positive results from Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Read more…

IPOs Volatility and Stabilizing Tools

Download PDF IPOs volatility Initial returns of initial public offerings are usually large, averaging 15.1% over the 1965–2004 period (excluding the dot.com bubble interval that would further boost IPOs returns). For investors that can buy IPOs at the offer price, IPOs are a good short-run investment. However, we should care Read more…

Market Recap 10/04/2021

Download PDF USA US indexes ended the week higher, one of the reasons seems to be the minute of the Federal Open Market Committee, which spread positivity on the market. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite kept their upward trend with the latter approaching the 14,000.00 level, a barrier surpassed Read more…

Market Recap 03/04/2021

Download PDF USA It doesn’t take long for the stock market’s mood to change, and the past week proved the point as the market quickly turned up and the majority of indexes closed Thursday with considerable gains. The Nasdaq composite and S&P 500 were respectively up 2.71% and 1.17% over the Read more…