UK Investor Magazine
Bidstack is running out of time as we discuss the recent equity rally
Today we discuss the recent equity market and if it has legs. We also evaluate the situation at Bidstack and whether the board is running out of time.
A major gap in the craft alcoholic drinks market with Ace + Freak
Ace + Freak are breaking in to the rapidly expanding ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktail market, estimated to be worth some $20 billion.We speak with CEO Thomas Soden and COO Chris Davis for a deeper insight into the ready-to-drink craft cocktail market and how Ace + Freak are planning to harness future expansion in the sector.With a number of craft beers grabbing huge amount of market share in recent years, we pay particular attention to a major gap in this area of alcoholic drinks market.Ace + Freak are currently seeking £250,000 investment on Seedrs to fund further growth. Find out more about the Ace + Freak crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs here: https://www.seedrs.com/aceandfreak
Biden and the next chapter for global stock markets
Alan Green joins the UK Investor Magazine Podcast as Joe Biden is inaugurated as the President of the United States. Biden's inauguration marks the next chapter for equity market, not only because of optimism surrounding stimulus promised by his administration, but because of the removal of the last great uncertainty of 2020.With a Joe Biden Presidency, markets are now free of concerns over Trump's unpredictability, which adds to the recent Brexit trade deal and the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine in improving market sentiment.However, with much of this positive news priced in, are markets now vulnerable to a correction with little fresh catalyst for upside on the horizon?We also discuss Eddie Stobart (LON:ESL), Destiny Pharma (LON:DEST) and Mosman Oil & Gas (LON:MSMN).
Why your portfolio needs to improve it's ESG exposure
ESG has been a growing theme over the past three years and the level of interest from investors was illustrated this week this as data on ESG ETF flows in 2020 found AUM in ESG ETFs grew by 220%.Alan Green joins the UK Investor Magazine Podcast to discuss the current dynamics and what it could mean for UK Investors. We also explore three UK-listed companies that have strong ESG credentials. There is also consideration paid to oil majors listed in London and what the future holds for them given the launch of the Saudi Arabian NEOM sustainable city project that plans to build a city some 170km in length that will be careless and run entirely on renewable energy.Companies discussed on the Podcast include Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), NIO (NYSE:NIO), British Honey (LON:BHC), Itaconix (LON:ITX) and Open Orphan (LON:ORPH)