Jackson Wong PhD

Jackson has over 15 years experience as a financial analyst. Previously a director of Stockcube Research as head of Investors Intelligence providing market timing advice and research to some of the world's largest institutions and hedge funds. Expertise: Global macroeconomic investment strategy, statistical backtesting, asset allocation, and cross-asset research. Jackson has a PhD in Finance from Durham University.

Volatility spikes as government yields plummet

A sharp decline. Followed by a strong intra-day rally. Another big down session. Volatility is spiking across the board – despite a ‘flattish’ trend where many instruments are still trading within their recent ranges. The S&P 500 VIX Index, for example, is probing its recents highs. This resulted in an interesting base pattern for the iPath S&P Volatility …

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Bond bulls running the show as market volatility stays elevated

Instability in Hong Kong and Argentina is scaring even more capital into haven assets. On Monday stocks declined; while Gold and US Treasury bonds rose. The latter is on the cusp of surging to new all-time highs. Last I checked, the 10-year Treasury bond yield now flashed a remarkably low level of just 1.6%. The same …

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Chart of the Week: Trampled and oversold, watch to sell into this stock

In any market cycle, underperformance usually persists for some time. Stocks that lag the general market are called ‘laggards’. Among UK large-cap stocks, one particularly laggard is Aviva plc. As evidenced by Aviva’s daily bar chart below, prices were bouncing at just above 400p before that floor broke on August 2 and then gave way completely. …

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Apple Shares

How to buy Apple Shares – a quick guide to investing and trading AAPL

If you want to know how, where and when to buy Apple shares – read on… When it comes to genuine global brand recognition, sitting atop most surveys is the Cupertino-based Apple, Inc. Forbes recently ranked Apple, Inc as the world’s most valuable brand. Apple’s iPhone has revolutionised communication around the world. Naturally when it comes …

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London Stock Exchange (LSE) – Will Aggressive Expansion Dent Long-Term Uptrend?

London Stock Exchange (LSE): Diversifying income sources with Refinitiv buy Acquiring Refinitiv for US$27 billion with own highly-valued shares, but faces uncertain regulatory review Shares trading near record highs (£58) Watch for some corrective price action   One of the best currencies a listed corporate can use is its own highly-valued shares. Astute corporate financiers …

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Ocado (OCDO) Share Price: Rallies on results as investors focus on growth

Ocado Plc (OCDO): reports a headline loss of £143m on sales of £882m (six-month) £100m write-off on its Andover warehouse stock surged 5.6% A £100 million write-off at one of its warehouse did not dent enthusiasm for Ocado (OCDO) shares yesterday. Ocado is planning for further expansion as its deal with Marks & Spencer (MKS) goes …

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