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Tim Worstall

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market trading
SPY, IVV and VOO: Be careful – not all S&P 500 ETFs are the same

Some versions of similar products are better for long-term investment, while others are better for day trading

Tim Worstall11:26, 9 January 2023
mining operations
Ferrexpo shows that investing overseas imports foreign problems

What’s sauce for your goose, may not be sauce for the foreign gander: differing corporate cultures make for discreet trading decisions

Tim Worstall15:12, 3 January 2023
Tesla motor
Is Porsche about to kill off Tesla? How disruptive tech works

Tesla should survive as legions of carmakers catch up on EV sales, but other disruptive technologies are on the way

Tim Worstall10:49, 28 December 2022
A worker in a marijuana greenhouse prepares to take a sample from a cannabis plant
Will lithium pop like the cannabis bubble?

Is the lithium sector at risk of going up in smoke like the cannabis industry, asks Tim Worstall

Tim Worstall12:38, 19 December 2022
FTSE 100
There’s a reason why the FTSE 100 falls when the pound rises – and vice versa

Tim Worstall on the FTSE 100's international exposure, and why the index inversely correlates with sterling

Tim Worstall11:00, 28 November 2022
FTX logo and markets
FTX collapse means there’s free money in bitcoin arbitrage

But this is time arbitrage and, as Keynes said: markets can stay irrational longer than you can remain solvent

Tim Worstall11:26, 21 November 2022
FTX market
What did Bankman-Fried, FTX and Alameda do wrong?

Whatever went wrong, investors should note that this doesn't mean the end of the crypto markets - it's just another trading opportunity

Tim Worstall08:19, 14 November 2022
warren buffett
Berkshire Hathaway: How Buffett makes out like a bandit on rising interest rates

Higher rates boost insurers’ premium pools, but inflation raises costs on pay-outs

Tim Worstall09:21, 8 November 2022
Vertical farming
Kalera wilts like its lettuce: Is vertical farm investing a manure idea?

A lesson for investors: don't be motivated by what's politically fashionable

Tim Worstall09:43, 31 October 2022
Tim Worstall, senior fellow of the Adam Smith Institute and former metals trader
Overnight trading: Stock Markets, Apparently, Only Make Money At Night

Should we all be trading the markets overnight, wonders Tim Worstall

Tim Worstall13:28, 15 July 2022
Tim Worstall explains the meaning of the words 'fungible' and 'arbitrage'
What's the meaning of fungible and arbitrage? Free money!

Tim Worstall explains the meaning of the words 'fungible' and 'arbitrage', and how profits can be made

Tim Worstall13:11, 29 June 2022

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