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Recap April 26: Economic Crisis 2020 continues – will continue until Dec (Recap Ep068)

Recap April 26: Economic Crisis 2020 continues - will continue until Dec (Recap Ep068)

The economic crisis of 2020 is still going. The global economy is expected to shrink by -3.0% during 2020, in a stunning coronavirus-driven collapse of activity, that will mark the steepest downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930’s. The IMF predicts a partial rebound in 2021, with the world economy growing at a +5.8% rate. Oil prices were crashing Tuesday after a full collapse Monday that saw U.S. crude futures plunge below zero, for the 1st time in history. The May […]

Recap April 19: Economic Crisis is just starting – Stocks Explode (Recap Ep067)

Recap April 19: Economic Crisis is just starting - Stocks Explode (Recap Ep067)

During this week, the U.S. Commerce Department said that retail sales fell 8.7% last month, more than expected, & another indication that the coronavirus is taking a huge toll on the U.S. economy as consumers resigned in spending on goods ranging from cars & clothing to meals at restaurants. It’s the biggest monthly decline since the Commerce Department started keeping records in 1992 & comes after reports that nearly 17M Americans have filed for 1st-time unemployment claims in recent weeks. Global markets […]

Recap April 12: Tesla Furloughs 50% of Workforce – Epic Week for Stocks (Recap Ep066)

Recap April 12: Tesla Furloughs 50% of Workforce - Epic Week for Stocks (Recap Ep066)

In this week, the US stock remains mostly higher due to OPEC decisions and as evidence mounts that coronavirus death & infection rates may be leveling off. OPEC & other major energy powers on Thursday ended with a tentative deal to reduce output by 10M BPD in May & June, the deepest cut ever agreed by the world’s oil producers. However, prices may not increase much in the near term, due to the collapse in overall demand. The U.S. threat of tariffs […]

Amazing Dividend Stocks Right Now – Dividend Investing 2020

Amazing Dividend Stocks Right Now - Dividend Investing 2020

In today’s video Marcello talks about dividend investing. One topic he hasn’t talked much about before since he had had to adapt his way of trading to his way of living. Traveling constantly and not being able to have a good internet connection or any internet connection at all made Marcello develop his own style of trading. Marcello has been swing trading for the last years in order to have all the trading centers running. Remember that Marcello is not a trading […]

Real Estate Investing vs Investing in the Stock Market

Real Estate Investing vs Investing in the Stock Market

Today we’re gonna be talking about real estate investing vs trading. It’s important to be able to talk about this because what happens is everybody talks about the money that you can make when things are great but nobody talks about what happens when things are not great. That’s one of the most important reasons why we choose trading. Both, real estate and trading, are industries where you can make a lot of money, but if you don’t do the right thing, […]

Recap April 5: Coronavirus Crisis will get worse – Recap (Recap Ep065)

Recap April 5: Coronavirus Crisis will get worse - Recap (Recap Ep065)

In the recap of this week, we found that U.S. stocks end higher, as investors calculate the U.S. government $2.2 trillion rescue package will help businesses keep employees. Also as it seems the major global oil producers will agree to reduce output in the coming months. This agreement is important because oversupply is further undoing the oil market’s structure, & there may be more trouble to come as the world quickly runs out of storage capacity. The collapse in demand has shut […]

Recap March 29: Coronavirus Crisis – Welcome to the Apocalypse (Recap Ep064)

Recap March 29: Coronavirus Crisis - Welcome to the Apocalypse (Recap Ep064)

The recap of this week was marked by the coronavirus and its consequences in the global economy. After one entire week of work, The US House on Friday passed the expected historic $2T coronavirus relief package. Last week there were 238,000 claims for unemployment in the US, this week the number spiked to 3.28 million when the estimate was for around 1 million. Indicates there are far more people losing their jobs than originally thought. U.S. stocks end lower Friday, after exiting […]

Best Job in the world is still trading

Best Job in the world is still trading

Today we are going to talk about why trading is still the best job in the world. Just look at the times that we’re in right now, a time where you had a job but you couldn’t get paid for it, a time where your business is not giving you money, a time where you’re stuck in your house because of a pandemic, a time where you have lost your freedom and your lifestyle. It is precisely at times like this that […]

Recap March 22: Coronavirus Worldwide Depression? – Worst Stock Crash in History (Recap Ep063)

Recap March 22: Coronavirus Worldwide Depression? - Worst Stock Crash in History (Recap Ep063)

This week we experienced the worst stock crash in history, U.S. stock index futures plunged lower early Monday morning, in the face of the rapidly spreading corona-virus & the Federal Reserve Bank announcement of an interest rate cut down to “0”, both events panicking some investors. Dow plunged over 1,000 points. Bitcoin was at $5,868.00 last Friday evening, then moves lower again early Monday morning to 4,894.97, on 03/16/2020, for a weekend market loss of -19.87%. The gains for the year are […]

Recap March 15: Tesla Stock Down 40% – Most Chaotic week in history (Recap Ep062)

Recap March 15: Tesla Stock Down 40% - Most Chaotic week in history (Recap Ep062)

In this week’s recap, markets are living the most chaotic week in history. U.S. stocks plunged on Wednesday, with the Dow confirming a bear market for the 1st time since the financial crisis, after the World Health Organization called the corona-virus outbreak a pandemic. The S&P 500 is also approaching a 20% loss, as the domestic & global economy takes a hit. European stocks had their worst day in history Thursday with Germany’s DAX & France’s CAC 40 both plunged over 12%. […]

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