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Drew McConville

Drew McConville is a financial writer based in’s London office. He joined after graduating from the University of Exeter having read BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics. He is particularly interested in monetary policy and political economy

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What is infrastructure investment
Infrastructure investing: have infrastructure investments solidified their place in investors’ portfolios?

What are infrastructure investments, and what is the best method of gaining exposure to them? This brief introduction to infrastructure investing will cover everything you need to get you started.

Drew McConville13:38, 26 September 2019
Trading cybersecurity stocks: AI solutions and trendy stocks

Do you know which cybersecurity stocks and shares are leading the industry?

Drew McConville12:55, 8 May 2019
Bitcoin vs Ripple
Bitcoin vs Ripple: from founders to pump and dump schemes

Bitcoin vs Ripple. We take a look at these two major cryptocurrencies and explore why Ripple is so controversial within the crypto community.

Drew McConville15:45, 12 April 2019
How to invest in commodities

Want to know how to invest in commodities? We cover everything you need to know.

Drew McConville12:37, 14 March 2019
Stocks on the rise: Hot stocks in 2019

Take a look at this analysis of the big trends that are set to continue flourishing this year, with mentions of various hot stocks and numerous stocks on the rise.

Drew McConville15:34, 12 March 2019
Blue chip stocks
10 historically valuable blue chip stocks

Find out which companies have made the cut on our top ten historically valuable blue chip stocks list.

Drew McConville14:16, 18 February 2019
Why copper is the metal of the future
Why copper is the metal of the future

Your essential guide to copper: all you need to know about the metal of the past, present and future.

Drew McConville09:08, 14 February 2019
Forex Trading
What are the most traded currencies?

We run through the world’s most traded currencies and currency pairs.

Drew McConville08:09, 8 February 2019
Hedging in Trading
What is hedging in trading?

Ever asked yourself ‘what is hedging in trading?’ We explain it for you, with some examples of a hedging strategy.

Drew McConville11:50, 4 February 2019
Gold CFDs
Gold trading: how to trade gold CFDs

This short overview describes the different ways to invest in gold, how to trade gold CFDs and the factors that influence gold trading.

Drew McConville08:59, 31 January 2019
A brief overview of gold price history
Gold trading: a brief overview of gold price history

Read more about gold’s price history: from the collapse of the gold standard to the rush of investors looking for a safe haven in uncertain times.

Drew McConville12:13, 25 January 2019
How much money do you need to trade?

Leveraged trading renders the financial markets more accessible, meaning the amount of money you need for trading can be lower than ever.

Drew McConville12:01, 23 January 2019
A brief introduction to OPEC

Here is a brief introduction to OPEC. It covers questions like: what is OPEC, what countries are members, and what is the purpose of OPEC?

Drew McConville11:34, 17 December 2018
Canadian stock market: Banking sector Q4 update

A brief overview of the fourth quarter earnings announcements for some of the big banking movers in the Canadian stock market.

Drew McConville11:32, 13 December 2018
PM calls off vote on Brexit deal

Commons vote deferred to allow appeal to the European Union over the Irish backstop.

Drew McConville18:01, 10 December 2018

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