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The IPOX® Week, April 5th, 2021

IPOX® Indexes close shortened trading week with big gains. a) IPOX® 100 U.S. (FPX) rises to +2.69% to +2.59% YTD. b)IPOX® International (FPXI) gains +3.37% to-2.93% YTD. c)IPOX® 100 Europe (FPXE) adds +2.17% to -1.75% YTD. IPOX® SPAC (SPAC) recovers +0.42% to +0.20% YTD. After busy Q1, IPO sentiment turns mixed. More deals lined up... Read more

Stocks And ETFs To Play Biden’s Infrastructure Spending Plan

By: Spencer Israel The market’s assumption that a Biden Administration would benefit certain industries in one way or another moved one step closer to happening on Wednesday, with the unveiling of Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan. Assuming the plan gets through Congress—and ignoring the potential impacts of the corporate tax hike that he claims.. Read more

How Inflation Can Impact Securities and Investments

By: Montana Timpson Inflation affects all aspects of the economy, from consumer spending, business investment and employment rates to government programs, tax policies and interest rates. For the professional trader, understanding inflation is crucial, because fluctuations in inflation can have a robust effect on the value of investment returns. Understanding Inflation By definition, inflation is.. Read more

The IPOX® Week, March 29th, 2021

Most IPOX® Indexes decline for 2nd a) IPOX® 100 U.S. (FPX) drops -4.60% to -0.09% YTD. b)IPOX® International (FPXI) sheds -3.44% to -6.09% YTD. c)IPOX® 100 Europe (FPXE) loses -2.09% to -3.83% YTD. IPOX® SPAC (SPAC) declines -3.09% to +48.22% since 07/31. Global IPO sentiment turns decisively mixed as key deals fall sharply from offering.. Read more

Defining the Shapes of Recessions and Recoveries

By: Montana Timpson Following the steep economic decline sustained by U.S. markets at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Bureau of Economic Research officially declared a recession, noting that the U.S. economy had fallen into contraction as of February 2020. The official declaration, the first since the “Great Recession” in 2008, prompted debates.. Read more

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