Things to invest in 2019 – 6 Markets to Keep a Close Eye On

The year 2018 is behind us. And, if we were to describe its effect on the global economy in one word, then you’ll probably agree with us that turbulent fits it perfectly just by looking at the facts.

An endlessly ongoing trade war. Cannabis shares surging in price. Cryptocurrencies hitting record lows. A seemingly disjointed UK parliament failing to progress the Brexit negotiations. All these events sent mixed signals to investors and forced them to constantly re-update their portfolios in the hopes of catching up with the racing market trends.

Will the same thing happen in 2019? Let’s find out.

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5 more “fat finger” errors that (nearly) destroyed the markets

A man with a smartwatch sitting on ground in despair

Source: | Photographer: Holgers Fotografie

As we witnessed in our previous blog post on the topic, flash crashes can sometimes be sparked by typical human flaws, such as greed or carelessness.

This time around we’ll examine 5 extra cases where the markets crashed not just under the hasty fingers of nervous traders, but also due to some serious malfunctions in the automated trading software that they used. Before we do that, however, we’ll attempt to address the question that’s probably swirling in your mind as we speak.

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