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How to invest in copper. Mass of copper

How to invest in copper in 2024. Best 6 investment options

Introduction Copper is the third most used metal in the world. It is believed to have been used for more than 10.000 years because of its highly malleable nature and high thermal and electrical conductivity. The metal copper is used in everything from construction to electronics. It is a crucial part of the economy and

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How to invest in platinum. Platinum bars with name fine platinum

How to invest in platinum in 2024. Top 6 investment options

Introduction Τhe question of how to invest in platinum requires a short description and analysis of this precious metal. Platinum is mostly mined in northern South Africa, with smaller quantities coming from Russia and Canada. The extraction process is difficult. Platinum is rarely found in isolation; rather, it is usually discovered together with other metals

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How to invest in REITs. Wood letters spelling out REIT on road map

How to invest in REITs in 2024. The ultimate guide

Introduction Real estate investing is one of the oldest forms of investing. However, because of the high costs and potential risks, it may not be the best option for your portfolio right now. REITs, or real estate investment trusts, can provide most of the benefits of investing in real estate without the above cons. Real

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How to invest in silver.silver bars

How to invest in silver in 2024? Best 5 investment options

Introduction Historically silver is valued as a precious metal that has been treasured for thousands of years, used for jewelry, bars, or coins.  However, silver also has unique industrial uses, making it an attractive metal to invest in. For instance, silver is an ideal choice for electrical applications, because it is the best electrical and

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ETF fees

ETF fees in 2024. How do ETF fees work?

Introduction This is a complete guide on ETF fees for European Investors.  In this article we will compare the fees of two of the largest investment platforms providing ETFs to European investors, Interactive Brokers (IBKR) and Saxo Bank.  Specifically, we will focus on two types of ETFs: ETFs domiciled in the EU. ETFs domiciled in

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what are mutual funds

What are mutual funds? Best Mutual Funds for 2024.

In today’s world, mutual funds are getting extremely popular among all types of investors. As many researches showed amateur investors are more likely to invest in mutual funds rather than individual stocks. So, you might be wondering, “What are Mutual Funds and why people invest in them?“ Mutual funds are financial vehicles, which allow people

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top 10 sustainable crypto of 2022

Top 10 sustainable crypto of 2024

How to identidy the most sustainable crypto? Each cryptocurrency has a different level of sustainability, but as a general rule, the more popular, decentralized, and secure the blockchain, the higher energy demands it may have. The underlying technology plays a significant role in sustainability as well. Which blockchain models exist? There are many blockchain models

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How many shares should I buy

How many shares should I buy? Which is the magic number?

How many shares should I buy? This question is more complex than most people think. Although there is no limit on the number of shares you may purchase in a company’s stock, there could be restrictions or rules that might restrict your ability to buy as many shares as possible. In this article, we are

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What are growth stocks

What are growth stocks? Best 10 growth stocks.

Investors have an excellent opportunity to make money on the stock market with growth stocks.  Detecting growth stocks can be extremely challenging. Therefore, we prepare this short guide to help you understand the nature of these small jewels that can elevate the performance of your portfolio. In this article, we are going to discuss the

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How many mutual funds should I have

How many mutual funds should I have?

In mutual fund investors, shares in companies whose business involves buying shares or bonds from other companies. Although mutual fund investors do not directly own stock in the companies they purchase, they share equally in the profits and losses of all fund holdings. This is why mutual funds are called “mutual”. In this article, we

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What are outstanding shares

What are outstanding shares? 4 main categories of shares.

Outstanding shares of a company represent the total number of equities that are traded on the financial markets. Outstanding shares include also equities owned by the firms directors, officers and employees. Owners of equities, especially of large corporations, can be also sovereign, pension and mutual funds. In this article, we are going to discuss the

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China crypto ban October 21 new

New China crypto ban in October 2024. How bad is it?

How did the previous China crypto ban attempts affected Bitcoin’s price? The effect of restricting cryptocurrency legislation by the Chinese government has been diminishing over the years.In 2013 China banned the handling of BTC transactions, and the price dropped by 60%+. In 2017 they banned issuing of ICOs and use of international crypto exchanges, and

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Synthetic ETF

Synthetic ETF in 2021. Differences between traditional and swap ETF

Physical and Synthetic ETFs ETFs, also known as exchange traded funds (ETFs), are an efficient way to gain access to a wide range of investment exposures.  Traditional ETFs were investing directly in the assets-constituents of the benchmark they wanted to track.  These ETFs are called physical ETFs. In the last decade due to their increased

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How to invest in bonds in 2024? Top investment strategies

Introduction to bonds Bonds play a paramount role in any investment portfolio. They are one of the safest financial instruments, they yield regular passive income, and they can protect your portfolio from bearish markets and economic crises. In business journalism bonds are also called fixed income securities or debt securities and they are one of

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