Drops in the stock market are significant, not only to us as traders looking to avoid losses or short stocks, but also to the market as a whole. These drops usually occur due to a large negative piece of news or situations that causes investors to act out fear, changing the financial outlook of the … Continued
Luke is currently a student in his final year studying A levels in Economics, Maths and Physics at The Bishop’s Stortford High School. He has a strong interest in economics and financial markets, and has applied to study Economics from 2020 at various Russell Group Universities including Bristol, Warwick, Loughborough, Nottingham and Lancaster Universities.
Luke entered the 2019 Winston Churchill College Cambridge, Sixth Form Economics Prize, in which candidates had to predict the daily spot Euro-Sterling exchange rate be on 1 June 2019. They also had to justify their predictions with commentary, focusing both on economic analysis and interpreting political decisions. Luke’s entry was highly commended as can be seen at Winston Churchill College Cambridge.
Luke spent the summer of 2018 on an internship with Kylin Prime Capital. Kylin Prime Capital are a Chinese Fund Manager based in the UK who invest in UK equities and corporate bonds, as well as Foreign Exchange markets and equity indices. In his placement Luke worked closely alongside the Senior Fund Manager, assisting with day to day trading duties.
Luke aspires to a financial markets career in the future after his studies.
Why the explosion in the valuation of sports teams? Sports are widely popular, attracting billions globally as both entertainment and social events. Teams’ values have risen rapidly in recent decades, with the world’s top 50 being worth 30% more than the previous year, the largest increase in the last five years. This growth is fueled … Continued
The world’s largest companies greatly affect global markets. It is therefore imperative as a trader to have an understanding of these companies and how they operate. These companies are also among the most traded, so having a solid knowledge of them is important in order to invest and trade effectively. How do we calculate the … Continued
Financial markets have always been dramatic, full of fear and greed, disaster and redemption, tragedy and comedy, creativity and stupidity! And this makes for great cinema and has attracted Hollywood over the years. Many movies portray the individual the market participants, the traders, in a somewhat negative way, the villains of the film, with incredible … Continued