eToro Reaches 13 Million Users

How to start copy trading on etoroThe eToro investment platform has announced they've passed 13 million registered users.

Note – This post doesn't apply to US customers

eToro recorded a 426% increase in new users globally making their first deposit on the platform, in the first 4 months of this year compared to the last.

Yonni Assia, CEO of eToro commented “Coronavirus induced market volatility has been a focus for media globally and has brought the topic of investing increasingly onto people's radars. We have seen a large increase in trading volumes on eToro since the start of 2020 from both new and existing users.”

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Traders to Copy Trade on eToro in 2020

So far 2020 has been a pretty awful year for the markets.  There has been a bit of a market crash and there is a recession in our future.  But there has also been a lot of volatility.  And if you're a good enough trader, you can take advantage of this volatility.  Personally, I'm not good enough – but you can copy the trades of other people on platforms like eToro.

Note – This post doesn't apply to US customers

I wanted to highlight a couple of traders who I think have performed amazingly well during these testing times, just to show you that it's possible to trade successfully, no matter what is happening in the world.

Remember that the following isn't investment advice – always do your own research!

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How to Start Copy Trading

How to start copy trading on etoroHave you heard of copy trading but not known where to start?  This is my guide on how to start copy trading on eToro.  I've been trading and copy trading for the last 5 years or so.  I think its a great way to learn more about investing and economics and tap into the knowledge base of more experienced traders.

2020 has been a pretty crazy year so far and markets have been volatile.  But there have been traders who have been able to take advantage of this volatility and had success.   This is where copy trading is super powerful.  You can tap into the traders who are making the most of these trying times.

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Making Money Investing in Art

Are you looking for alternative investments?  Did you know that it's possible to invest in high quality, “blue chip” art, even if you're not a millionaire.

In this post I'm going to be explaining how the unique Masterworks platform works and how anyone can invest (and hopefully profit) from Art.

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Money Making Skills You Can Learn during Lockdown

Are you looking to make the most of your time during the Coronavirus Lockdown?  Now is the perfect time to pick up some new skills.  And what better skills to learn then ones that can help you make some more money.  With a potentially long lasting recession (or worse) on the horizon, being able to make extra money is hugely valuable.

So start using all that spare time with these super useful, and potentially profitable skills:

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Investing During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The markets are currently crazy.  Does that mean you should steer clear of investing and instead stash a pile of cash under your mattress?  Well there are a few things you can do that will make investing during the Coronavirus Pandemic a little less crazy.

These are my tips for investing at the moment:

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Here’s a Swagbucks Promo Code for 2020

Swagbucks is one of the best ways to make money from surveys and earn cashsback on your shopping.  Using this Swagbucks promo code you can get $3 free just for signing up.   While you won't get rich for using Swagbucks, it's a great way to earn a little extra income in your spare time.

Read on to find out how to claim this free bonus!

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The top Plus500 Alternatives in 2020

Plus500 is a popular CFD trading platform.  You've probably seen their ads online.  CFD trading is high risk, complex and unfortunately most people lose their money.  But not all CFD trading is the same.  While some platforms set you up for failure, others are genuinely trying to help you trade.

So here are some Plus500 alternatives that will hopefully help you have more success with CFD trading.  Remember that no matter what platform you use, CFD trading is still risky and your capital is always at risk.  So never invest more than you can afford to lose.

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The Best Bitmex Alternatives in 2020

Are you looking to margin trade Bitcoin and other cryptos?  Looking for a more reliable platform compared to Bitmex?  Here are some of my favourite margin trading platforms for crypto.

FTX

FTX is my current platform of choice for leveraged crypto trading.   In my opinion it's the best alternative to Bitmex.

FTX is unique in that it offers a number of unique trading products alongside its crypto offerings. For example you can trade a presidential future.  They also offer contracts on a huge range of alt-coins, something that can't really be found on many other platforms.  I've found it very useful for shorting scammy coins like BitcoinSV.

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How to trade stocks using Bitcoin and SimpleFX

SimpleFX LogoHave you ever wanted to use your Bitcoin for more than just hodling?  Have you ever wanted to buy and sell stocks using Bitcoin?  Well now you can thanks to the SimpleFX trading platform.  In this guide I'm going to show you show to get started trading stocks using Bitcoin and the SimpleFX platform.

Why trade stocks using Bitcoin?

  • Enhanced Privacy – Privacy is a real concern for many people these days.  I know that I don't enjoy having to upload identity docs to trading platforms.  I'm always worried they will get hacked and my details stolen.  Privacy is becoming more and more important.
  • Use Your Bitcoin – turn your Bitcoin into more Bitcoin!  The days of being able to become a millionaire just by holding Bitcoin are over.
  • Speed – You can sign up, deposit and start trading all within an hour.  No need to wait for verification delays.

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