In this video, Ed Bowsher MoneyWeek’s Digital Editor looks at historical figures that compare the performance of the stock market to other assets, and tells you the best way to get rich. Source: MoneyWeekVideos/YouTube
The 2007-2008 financial crisis, you might think, was an unpredictable one-time crash. But Didier Sornette and his Financial Crisis Observatory have plotted a set of early warning signs for unstable, growing systems, tracking the moment when any bubble is about to pop. (And he’s seeing it happen again, right now.) Source: Ted.com
This video by Khan Academy explains what it means to buy a company’s stock. Source: Khan Academy.
Is trading stocks bad? Per se, it’s not. But the so-called act of “insider trading” is illegal and heavily punished in several countries. But what does insider trading actually mean? In this feature, we will try to answer your questions.
In 2014, the European Union (EU) adopted legislation (Criminal Sanctions for Market Abuse Directive) that harmonises criminal sanctions for insider dealing. All EU Member States agreed to introduce maximum prison sentences of at least four years for serious cases of market manipulation and insider dealing, and at least two years for improper disclosure of insider…