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Ian Young has been involved in the financial markets for over a decade, having worked as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley, and a later a commodities trader and analyst. Ian earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he got his start as a writer and editor for the Daily Bruin, transitioning to a content writer for Fox, and later earned an MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

Recent Content By Ian Young
Thematic Investing Channel

Are 5G Phones The Next Big Thing?

Despite their hype, consumers are not likely recognize an improvement in their phones when using...

Core ETF Channel

What The New SEC Rule Means For ETF Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced late last month that it is has decided to...


Healthcare, Technology Sectors Are 2019 Top Performers

While markets have had a choppy week, 2019 has revealed some outstanding performers in certain...


Gold Looks Shiny for 4th Quarter, Say Experts

The third quarter of 2019 saw heavy inflows into defensive sectors of the market, especially into...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

3 Inverse Oil ETFs Gaining On Lowering Oil Prices

After rallying to over $62 a barrel 10 days ago, WTI crude oil prices slumped even more mid-week...

Core ETF Channel

Consumer Discretionary Continues To Drive Economy

With revised GDP numbers, the consumer discretionary sector, which has been driving the economy...

Core ETF Channel

2 Online ETF Plays for a Brick & Mortar Retail Slump

While Target, with its stellar second quarter earnings, is one of the few shining lights in...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Crude Oil's Steep Fall On Global News, Inventory Build

Oil prices fell nearly 2% on Thursday, extending the previous session’s 3% drop, to trade a...

Tactical Allocation Channel

Take-Two Is Reinvigorating the Video Game World

After taking a bashing toward the end of 2018, Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) stock has floated...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

U.S. Markets Surge as U.S. Delays Some China Tariffs

U.S. markets surged in early trading Tuesday with the Dow up 420 points (1.62%), the S&P 500...

Thematic Investing Channel

Good News for Cannabis Industry Ahead of Tilray, Canopy Earnings

While earnings season has been in the news, capturing investors’ attention as much of the broader...

Core ETF Channel

Look to These Sectors if Fed Cuts Interest Rates

With most investors anticipating a Federal Reserve rate cut this week as likely a sure thing,...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Could the VIX Be About to Explode?

After a monstrous rally in June and July so far, as the market recovered all of its May losses...

Leveraged & Inverse ETF Channel

Majority of FANG Set to Report Earnings This Week

The majority of the FANG stocks, Facebook (FB), Amazon (AMZN), and Alphabet (GOOGL), which...

Core ETF Channel

Prime Day Spurred Competition for Amazon

Amazon’s (AMZN) Prime Day, the annual shopping holiday that’s exclusive to Prime subscribers, has...

Core ETF Channel

ProShares Retail ETF Could Be the Best Prime Day Deal

The online retail sector has taken off with companies like Amazon and Alibaba becoming household...

Thematic Investing Channel

Bitcoin Falters on Libra Comments

With U.S. governmental hearings on Facebook’s (FB) Libra cryptocurrency on July 16 and 17,...

Core ETF Channel

Amazon to Invest in Employee Development

Amazon (AMZN), which is getting ready to move thousands of its employees from its headquarters in...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Key Resistance Could Reveal True S&P Strength

It’s been looming up there for some time. The big one: 3,000. I’m talking about the S&P 500...

Relative Value Investing Channel

Equities And EMs Could Get A Boost From Rate Cuts

With all the back and forth in recent months due to global trade issues and generalized economic...

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Inside Fixed Income to Explore Keys Themes in Bond ETFs

The word is out: bond ETFs are raking in the assets to the tune of roughly $74 billion in the...

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Are Small Cap Equities the Right Choice for the Next 10 Years?

With volatility taking hold of major U.S. indexes once again, it might seem that seeking the...


Deciphering Merits of a Bitcoin Investment

Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by market capitalization, has its share of critics and...