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Robinhood focuses namely on retail investors who account for 20 percent of the daily volume of trades according to data. In the first quarter of 2020, the number of new accounts increased by unbelievable 3 million. Robinhood’s commission-free trading attracted 13 million users also thanks to its application, which makes trading easier. Its business model allows namely low-income Americans to accrue wealth through stock ownership, which has become very popular during the lockdown and interruption of sports events. The way the platform works however raises questions as well, Alpho reports in its analysis.
In the last few weeks, the public has feared the danger of blood clots possibly caused by AstraZeneca vaccine. However, the company denied the charges last week after examining 17 million people who had been vaccinated in Europe and Great Britain. AstraZeneca's statement was later supported even by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Nevertheless, Norwegian scientists claim that their research supports the fear of public. And so, after some positive news, AstraZeneca's stock reappeared under pressure.
The vaccination marathon of the world’s population continues in 2021. Stocks of companies producing Covid-19 vaccines do not experience their all-time highs; they are in the same position as other sectors on financial markets. However, from the long-term perspective, production problems are expected to be resolved and ordered volumes are supposed to multiply their current values, which is favourable for further growth in pharmaceutical stocks. We could see them growing throughout last year when the value of some firms in this segment was rising in the order of several hundred percent thanks to the results of clinical trials and approval processes.
Alpho, the leading broker in the Asian markets, was awarded the Best CFDs Broker award by the Forex Expo in Dubai. Moreover, Alpho has won the Best Retail Forex Broker award as well. The traders’ vote proved that Alpho is a popular brand among investors with forex instruments as well as a sought-after partner for affiliate programs.
Lưu Đỗ Hoàng Anh
Since the beginning of 2018, Lưu worked as an analyst for Gulf Brokers, a major global broker with business value excessing $24 billion (2019). Currently, Lưu is the chief analyst of the international brokerage brand Alpho, which is growing dynamically, especially in Southern and Southeastern Asia, and also the Middle East. In 2012, Lưu started in the betting industry and spent four years in service and trade departments doing sales. After high school graduation, he attended prestigious University of Economics in Prague.