Valerie Medleva

Valerie Medleva is an experienced financial writer and features editor. Born in Belarus, she had lived in Cyprus for several years where she graduated from the American University with a BSc degree in Public Relations and Communications. Valerie has experience in covering fast-paced global financial markets, from stocks and forex to commodities and cryptocurrencies, writing and editing long-form analyses and forecasts, as well as trading guides, market pages, definitions and various marketing texts.


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China stocks
How China competes with Silicon Valley: top 10 Chinese tech companies

As we all know, portfolio diversification is one of the keys to investment success. When it comes to asset allocation, the decision can be a hard one to make. That is why we have come up with this comprehensive guide to the top 10 hottest stocks of Chinese tech companies you can trade or invest in today.

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Airbnb IPO: your guide to one of the most awaited IPOs of the year

While it is still uncertain whether Airbnb will go public this year, we have made this comprehensive guide to the $38 billion company to get you prepared for the eventual Airbnb IPO.

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Amazon share price
Amazon share price: performance of the US tech giant in 2019

It is hard to find a person who has never heard of Amazon. Being a constituent of the FAANG entity, it continuously attracts more and more investor attention from all around the globe. Let’s recap how this year has been going for one of the largest US technology companies as well as look into the future with the Amazon share price forecast.

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Bitcoin in 2019: things you didn’t know you could buy with BTC

Got some BTC to spend? Continuously searching for what can you buy with Bitcoin? Then you came to the right place. Keep on reading to find out what you can buy with this digital currency open in 2019.

Valerie Medleva
Scottish economy
Strong and stable: the beauty of the Scottish economy

It's no accident that Scotland has been continuously attracting more and more investors from all around the world over the past few years. Let’s take a closer look at how the economy of this majestic country functions, shall we?

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Chinese Stock Exchange
Understanding China: investment opportunities in the Chinese Stock Exchange

Before investing in Chinese stocks, you should have a clear understanding of the risks and rewards involved and consider the pitfalls. That is why we have prepared this introductory guide to the Chinese Stock Exchange. Keep on reading to find out the hidden opportunities in the key Asian market.

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commodity investments
To add or not to add: spicing up your portfolio with commodity investments

Some investors may praise them, others criticise, however nobody can disagree that commodities have been around for centuries, serving as one of the most popular financial vehicles through the ages. Today, we will find out what they are and whether it is the right time to add commodity investments to your portfolio.

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Oslo Stock Exchange
Oslo Stock Exchange: a whole new world of opportunities

We have all heard that the Swiss economy is one of the most stable in the world, but are there any other safe havens that investors and traders can scout out? In this article, we cover one of the most trusted states worldwide from an investment point of view - Norway. Let’s find out what the Oslo Stock Exchange could hold for you?

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Investing in etfs for beginners
Investment portfolio: a beginner’s guide to exchange-traded funds

In the blink of an eye, exchange-traded funds have become one of the most popular investment vehicles for both institutions and individuals. Here we cover the basics of this phenomena, from the concept of an ETF to its most significant advantages.

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Why portfolio diversification is always a good idea

When it comes to investing, portfolio diversification is essential. Why? Without it, you run the risk of losing everything if one investment, sector or market fails. Here, we discuss diversification in detail, explaining its importance and ways of ensuring your personal portfolio is diversified.

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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 guide
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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