Karl writes in the fields of finance, cryptomarkets, content strategy, and the arts. He began contributing to The Ticker Tape in 2017. A freelance writer, Karl works with several organizations in the equities, futures, physical metals, and blockchain industries >He holds a dual MFA degree in critical studies/writing and music composition from the California Institute of the Arts.
Why do market flash crashes happen? It ranges from human error to high-frequency trading firms hitting the sell button at the same time. How do you weather the turbulence?
Industrial and precious metals are key components for investing, trading, and understanding the market. Learn how industrial and precious metals markets may potentially affect economic growth and sentiment.
In technical analysis, many traders start with trend and momentum indicators. But don’t forget volatility indicators, which track the magnitude of price movements.
What is fintech? It is short for financial technology, and the future of fintech could mean massive changes in banking, investing, and everyday transactions.
Monthly economic reports can move markets, so you might want to brush up on your macroeconomics. Watch for the jobs report, GDP, and CPI.
The internet of things (IoT) is thought to be the next big thing. How can investors prepare for this potential growth industry?
Social trading has gained a lot of attention. Should investors participate? Learn the potential benefits and risks of using financial social media platforms.
The Employment Situation (also known as the jobs report, nonfarm payrolls, or unemployment) offers insight into many facets of the economy.
Semiconductors are often called ‘the new oil.’ And just like oil, chips can be subject to supply-chain disruptions. Here’s an industry snapshot for 2021.
New to investing, or been at it awhile but never ventured past the buy/sell buttons? Start with understanding how to read stock quotes and other summary information.
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