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How to Calculate the True Value of Stocks and Shares

The value of stocks and shares can be influenced by a wide range of factors. Being able to pin down an accurate number is crucial to the success of any potential investment. Knowing when shares are overpriced can save you a lot of money and knowing which are undervalued could make you a lot more. These four basic tips can help you along the road to a greater understanding of how stocks and shares are valued so you can invest your money more wisely. 1. P/E ratio The P/E, or price-to-earnings ratio, is the bread and butter of basic stock valuations. [...]

By |2019-08-26T19:12:45-04:00August 25th, 2019|0 Comments

High-Frequency Trading (HFT)

Technological advances, the incorporation of advanced computer programs and the extension of the use of intelligent devices, have had a profound impact on financial markets. It is no longer enough to have data in real time. Now highly sophisticated algorithms and programs have replaced a part of human decisions. Such is the case of what is known as High-Frequency Trading (HFT). Since its implementation less than a decade ago, High-Frequency Trading (HFT) has gained as many followers as detractors. Let us revise what these computer-assisted practices are, and see the impact this development has had on the markets. What is High-Frequency [...]

By |2019-08-25T17:51:28-04:00May 18th, 2019|0 Comments

The New York Stock Exchange. A giant is born – Part II

In our previous article, we told the interesting history of the economic and financial movements that were to give rise to the embryos of the stock exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange. Moneylenders, brokers, and businesspeople discovered a whole new world of opportunities. The trips to the East Indies and America gave way to the first shipping companies, with share participation. The rapid growth of these companies and the intervention of the monarchy, granting them the benefit of the monopoly, pushed to the commercialization of the shares. British companies began to grow, and the entire stock exchange process laid the [...]

By |2019-05-08T00:09:41-04:00May 8th, 2019|0 Comments

The New York Stock Exchange. A giant is born – Part I

The New York Stock Exchange, or as it is commonly referred to in stock market jargon, NYSE, is the most powerful stock market in the world. It is not the first, but we can safely say that much of the world economy depends on its behavior. The financial eyes of the world settle daily on the New York Stock Exchange. Hopes, despair and financial dramas are woven there. Many of the events that have shaken the world in the last 200 years have had some kind of link with the New York Stock Exchange and its behavior. In this article, and [...]

By |2019-04-24T01:29:12-04:00April 24th, 2019|0 Comments

VIX – CBOE Volatility Index An anti-panic button

When it comes to protecting our investments in the stock markets, it is necessary to have the most precise tools possible. One of those tools is the one we are going to analyze this time. This is the VIX - CBOE Volatility Index, also known as the Chicago Market Volatility Index. It is used as an indicator to see the possible abrupt changes in the stock market. This index is based on the S&P 500 and is one of the most consulted, especially in the moments of greater agitation of the stock markets. An index to protect you from panic Let’s [...]

By |2019-04-23T17:18:19-04:00March 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Consumer Price Index – CPI

Among the different indicators that economists, statesmen, investors and, finally, the population as a whole, use to make decisions, one of the most important is the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures the variation in prices of certain goods and services of vital importance for measuring the development of the economy of a country or region. This index, with more or less similar criteria, is produced in almost every country in the world. In the case of the United States, the dissemination of the Consumer Price Index is the responsibility of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Let’s get to know a [...]

By |2019-02-19T15:07:32-04:00February 19th, 2019|0 Comments

The Secret History of the Federal Reserve

Although its “baptismal certificate” says that it was created by law on December 23rd, 1913, and promulgated by President Woodrow Wilson, the truth is that there is a secret history of the Federal Reserve and its birth, which dates back several years before that. The events that preceded the Fed’s existence today could be used for a film script. It was not easy to successfully create a central bank as the monetary entity of the whole country. It was necessary to travel a dark and winding road. The fathers of the idea were deemed brave, conspirators, and even elitist. That is [...]

By |2019-02-11T23:39:21-04:00February 11th, 2019|0 Comments

What is the Dollar Index (DXY)?

Keeping up with our tour around the various indices that have a decisive influence on global financial markets, today is the turn of the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY). Surely those who have their day to day anchored to finance and markets, know perfectly well of its existence. But behind this index, which daily returns the value of the dollar as a global currency, there is a history and a specific function beyond the register. U.S. Dollar Index (USDX) and the Currency Basket If we were to give a specific definition of the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY), we would say it’s an [...]

By |2019-02-05T01:31:57-04:00February 5th, 2019|0 Comments

The S&P 500 index

Among the indices that evaluate the performance of stock markets worldwide. One of the most prominent is one that we know as the S&P 500 index, also known as Standard & Poor's 500. This index evaluates the performance of the shares on the New York Stock Exchange. For many analysts, the S&P 500 is the most representative, even more than the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which along with the Nasdaq put together the 3 most relevant indices. Standard & Poor’s Responsible for this index is the Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC. The financial service company. This international company is in [...]

By |2019-01-30T13:02:38-04:00January 30th, 2019|Tags: |0 Comments

The Bretton Woods Agreements

Very few events, in the development of the world economy, have had this kind of impact than the Bretton Woods Agreements. The Yalta Conference was to the political scene, what these agreements, were to the economic scene, they had to become the pillars to settle the reconstruction of the new world order which was under the devastating effects of the Second World War. A war created these agreements, but another war put an end to them, 27 years later. From the Bretton Woods Agreements, The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank were born. The Genesis of the Bretton Woods Agreements [...]

By |2019-01-30T17:10:27-04:00January 29th, 2019|Tags: |0 Comments