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Valerie Medleva

Valerie Medleva is a Digital Content Writer and a FinTech enthusiast. Born in Belarus, she lived in Cyprus for several years where she graduated with Magna Cum Laude with a BSc degree in Public Relations and Communications. She started her professional journey at the age of 18 by writing for various businesses and online publishings. Her work experience, purposefulness, and never-ending interest in the modern financial technologies have helped Valerie to continuously upgrade her skills and broaden her knowledge in the related sphere. Currently, Valerie Medleva is a full-time Content Copywriter at Capital.com.

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Investment portfolio: everything you wanted to know but were too afraid to ask

What assets should be included in a portfolio and what sort of allocation to follow may be a rather tough decision to make, especially for novice investors. Setting yourself up for investment success involves many factors. But don’t you worry, we’ve got you covered: here’s your investment portfolio 101.

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Call and put options: the differences you need to know

Options may seem quite overwhelming at times. However they're easy to understand once you cover the basics. Learn about the main similarities and differences between call and put options that will help you easily navigate in today's options trading environment.

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Penny stocks for beginners: a complete guide

Penny stocks can bring great opportunities if chosen wisely. We are here to explain the phenomenon and get you up and running with some tips and tricks on how to trade penny stocks.

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What is shorting?

Usually, when investing, you expect to profit from strong performance. However, there is a whole other class of traders, known as “shorts”, who do just the opposite to receive rather high returns. How? Let’s dive in and figure out what shorting is and how it works.

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How to trade in a bear market: use falling stocks to your advantage

Most of us know that we’ll survive a falling market, but few know that you can also prosper from it. In today’s trading, all you really need is movement. It doesn’t really matter if prices fall or rise – there is ample opportunity to make money. Here, we tell you how to stay on top of the next bear market.

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What is carry trading? Today’s trendy technique explained

“What is carry trading?”, we hear you asking. Here, we explain how it works, and how to benefit from it.

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Stock market for beginners: everything you need to know

Have you ever been interested in stock trading but didn’t know how and where to start? Are you tired of all these “stock market for dummies” articles? We’ve got your back: here is the ultimate guide to the stock market for beginners that will help you to stay on top of today’s financial world.

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The top 6 soft commodities, their uses and how to trade them

Soft commodity trading has been gaining more interest among traders who are looking to diversify their typical portfolio of stocks and bonds. Commodity markets influence almost every aspect of our daily lives: from car fuel to grocery stores, commodities prices impact the global economy at every level.

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What is leveraged trading?

Leveraged trading has been in vogue for over a decade now. Those interested in online trading have come to see leverage as a quintessential financial tool, which offers traders bigger market exposure with a much smaller initial expenditure. Here, we ask what is leveraged trading, and how is it incorporated into the trading environment?

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Your guide to the Swiss stock exchange: everything you need to know

Learn about the Swiss stock exchange: from the way it works to trading opportunities.

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What is the Volatility Index (VIX)?
What is the Volatility Index (VIX)?

Usually, when thinking about indices, the first thing that often comes to mind is the DAX, Dow Jones or NASDAQ 100. However, the Volatility Index is quite different.

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Lyft vs Uber: the IPO battle of the major ride-hailing rivals

Lyft vs Uber. For many, the two may seem indistinguishable, but there are plenty of differences between the US’s two biggest ridehailing companies.

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What is derivative trading?

What exactly is derivative trading? Let’s dive in and figure out what derivatives are, where they came from and how to trade them.

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What causes volatility in the market?

If someone has ever been interested in the stock market and the way it works then, most likely, he or she knows how volatile it can be.

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At a glance: the Japanese stock market today

Many traders choose to invest in the Japanese stock market owing to the Japanese government’s success in building a market renowned for its transparency, integrity and stability.

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