After graduating with a degree in Finance and Accounting, Ben has had a long and distinguished career in the world of global finance and investment. After working with multi-national institutions including HSBC and Bank of Ireland, Ben ran his own independent investment advice firm in the UK before chief analyst stints at Zoneoption, ECmarkets, YesOption and KeyOption. Ben remains a keen forex and binary trader and a feataured contributor at and dailyforex.

4 Things to Know in Thursday’s Market

U.S. banks pass the Fed’s stress tests, global markets continue their recovery, political fallout continues in the U.K., and U.S. data is set to be released later today. Here are four things to know in the market today, June 30. 1.     Major U.S. Banks Pass Federal Reserve’s Stress Tests Citigroup Inc. (C), Bank of America Corp. (BAC), JPMorgan Chase & […]

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2 Reasons to Invest in Biogen Stock Right Now

Biotechnology stocks had a rough start to the year, but many are starting to regain lost ground. Despite this, Biogen (BIIB) shares remain weak, partly due to the company’s dismal phase 2 results for its hyped MS drug, opicanumab. While the drug’s failure is a concern, there are two good reasons to hold onto Biogen’s stock for the long-term. 1.     […]

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3 Things to Know Following BlackBerry’s Annual Meeting

BlackBerry (BRRY) released their Q1 earnings on June 23 with mixed signals. Non-GAAP revenue missed expectations by $47 million, falling 36% on the year to $424 million. The company’s annual meeting provides insight into its operations and provides hope for investors worried about global economic turmoil. Three key takeaways from the company’s annual meeting are: 1.     Software Growth Projected to […]

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These 2 Stocks Slumped on Monday. Here’s Why

The U.K.’s controversial decision to leave the EU sent markets into a tailspin, but the sell-off continued on Monday throughout global markets. While losses were modest compared to Friday, declines of up to 2.5% was proof that the vote’s result was still impacting markets. But two stocks were hit harder than most on Monday: Mosaic (MOS) and Barclays (BCS). Here’s […]

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4 Things to Know in Monday’s Market

Global markets are tumbling, there’s political turmoil in the U.K., negative-yielding bonds expand, and a surprise winner emerges from Spain’s election. Here are four things to know in the market today, June 27. 1.     Global Markets Are Lower Markets are still in a panic on Monday after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union in a referendum on Thursday. […]

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