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The upcoming earnings report from Nvidia, a leading chipmaker, is anticipated to serve as a crucial moment for both the company and the fervor surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) driving recent stock market gains.

Topic: Financials

Publication Type: Articles

What You Need to Know Ahead of Nvidia's Earnings Report on Wednesday Feb 21 2024

20 February, 2024 | GraniteShares
The upcoming earnings report from Nvidia, a leading chipmaker, is anticipated to serve as a crucial moment for both the company and the fervor surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) driving recent stock market gains.

In January, inflation in the United Kingdom remained unchanged at 4% according to official data released on Wednesday. Lower food prices balanced out the rise in energy costs, providing relief for both the Bank of England (BoE) and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ahead of an anticipated national election later this year. (Source: ONS)

Topic: Technology

Publication Type: Articles

UK Inflation Remains Steady at 4.0% in January

15 February, 2024 | GraniteShares
In January, inflation in the United Kingdom remained unchanged at 4% according to official data released on Wednesday. Lower food prices balanced out the rise in energy costs, providing relief for both the Bank of England (BoE) and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ahead of an anticipated national election later this year. (Source: ONS)

Official data released on 13th February revealed that towards the end of last year, the UK's unemployment rate improved, while average earnings continued to increase. The most recent statistics from the Office for National Statistics indicate that in the three months leading up to December, the unemployment rate for individuals aged 16 and over stood at 3.8%. This marked a decrease from November's rate of 4.2%.

Topic: Income

Publication Type: Articles

UK Unemployment Drops to 3.8%

15 February, 2024 | GraniteShares
Official data released on 13th February revealed that towards the end of last year, the UK's unemployment rate improved, while average earnings continued to increase. The most recent statistics from the Office for National Statistics indicate that in the three months leading up to December, the unemployment rate for individuals aged 16 and over stood at 3.8%. This marked a decrease from November's rate of 4.2%.

In December 2023, the United Kingdom's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) accelerated for the first time in 10 months, reaching 4.0%, marking an increase from the 3.9% rise observed in November, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on January 17, 2024.

Topic: Industrials

Publication Type: Articles

UK CPI Inflation Soars to 4.0% in December

19 January, 2024 | GraniteShares
In December 2023, the United Kingdom's annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) accelerated for the first time in 10 months, reaching 4.0%, marking an increase from the 3.9% rise observed in November, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on January 17, 2024.

As we bid our farewell to 2023, it's an opportune moment to ponder upon the key elements that shaped the financial markets throughout the year. With December 2023, gains for S&P 500 index exceeding 4%, the S&P 500 index ended the year with an impressive total return of over 26%, poised on the verge of reaching new all-time highs.

Topic: Industrials

Publication Type: Investment Cases , Updates , Articles

GraniteShares' Top-Performing Leveraged ETPs: A 2023 Review

17 January, 2024 | GraniteShares
As we bid our farewell to 2023, it's an opportune moment to ponder upon the key elements that shaped the financial markets throughout the year. With December 2023, gains for S&P 500 index exceeding 4%, the S&P 500 index ended the year with an impressive total return of over 26%, poised on the verge of reaching new all-time highs.

In 2022, the S&P 500 rebounded from its worst performance in over a decade, and it concluded 2023 with a gain of approximately 24.23% by the end of December 2023. However, the journey for investors has been marked by some turbulence. The majority of the market's gains occurred early in 2023. (Source: S&P500)

Topic: Industrials , Income

Publication Type: Viewpoints , Articles

The Power Players - 2023's Top 10 Stocks in Review

17 January, 2024 | GraniteShares
In 2022, the S&P 500 rebounded from its worst performance in over a decade, and it concluded 2023 with a gain of approximately 24.23% by the end of December 2023. However, the journey for investors has been marked by some turbulence. The majority of the market's gains occurred early in 2023. (Source: S&P500)

On January 11, 2024, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) stated that prices for a range of goods and services increased more than anticipated. This data underscores the continued influence of inflation on the U.S. economy.

Topic: Industrials

Publication Type: Articles

December's Inflation Uptick: Annual Rate Surges to 3.4%

16 January, 2024 | GraniteShares
On January 11, 2024, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) stated that prices for a range of goods and services increased more than anticipated. This data underscores the continued influence of inflation on the U.S. economy.

On January 2, 2024, Tesla published its fourth quarter of 2023 vehicle production and deliveries report for 2023. tesla vehicle deliveries stood at a record number of electric vehicles in the fourth quarter meeting its 2023 target. In the third-quarter earnings call in October, Tesla CEO Elon Musk expressed his expectation that the Model Y would become the top-selling car globally, leading not only in revenue but also in terms of unit volume by the end of 2023. (Source: Tesla)

Topic: Industrials , Technology , FATANG

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

Tesla's Q4 2023 Vehicle Production and Delivery Highlights

08 January, 2024 | GraniteShares
On January 2, 2024, Tesla published its fourth quarter of 2023 vehicle production and deliveries report for 2023. tesla vehicle deliveries stood at a record number of electric vehicles in the fourth quarter meeting its 2023 target. In the third-quarter earnings call in October, Tesla CEO Elon Musk expressed his expectation that the Model Y would become the top-selling car globally, leading not only in revenue but also in terms of unit volume by the end of 2023. (Source: Tesla)

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) in the UK increased by 3.9% in the twelve months leading up to November 2023, marking a decrease from the 4.6% reported in October, as per official data released on December 20. While this represents the lowest inflation rate over two years, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), it remains approximately double the central bank's targeted 2% rate.

Topic: Financials

Publication Type: Articles

UK Inflation softened from 4.6% to 3.9% in November

20 December, 2023 | GraniteShares
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) in the UK increased by 3.9% in the twelve months leading up to November 2023, marking a decrease from the 4.6% reported in October, as per official data released on December 20. While this represents the lowest inflation rate over two years, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), it remains approximately double the central bank's targeted 2% rate.

Federal Reserve on December 13 in their meeting left the interest rate unchanged for their last 2023 policy meeting. The US central bank Chief Jerome Powell has indicated that the unprecedented tightening of monetary policy is probably complete. This statement comes in light of inflation decreasing more rapidly than anticipated, and there is now consideration of potential reductions in borrowing costs on the horizon. The Fed meeting indicated that they will cut borrowing costs three times in the upcoming year signaling a shift towards the next plan to curb rapid inflation.

Topic: Financials

Publication Type: Articles

Federal Reserve Meeting: Key Takeaways from the Recent Meeting

19 December, 2023 | GraniteShares
Federal Reserve on December 13 in their meeting left the interest rate unchanged for their last 2023 policy meeting. The US central bank Chief Jerome Powell has indicated that the unprecedented tightening of monetary policy is probably complete. This statement comes in light of inflation decreasing more rapidly than anticipated, and there is now consideration of potential reductions in borrowing costs on the horizon. The Fed meeting indicated that they will cut borrowing costs three times in the upcoming year signaling a shift towards the next plan to curb rapid inflation.

Nvidia, renowned for its cutting-edge graphics processing units (GPUs) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, operates in a dynamic landscape where the demand for high-performance semiconductor components escalates. Against this backdrop, Singapore's semiconductor sector emerges as a key player, known for its technological prowess and strategic importance in the global supply chain. As we explore the intricate relationship between Nvidia's revenue surge and Singapore's semiconductor industry, we will uncover the underlying factors, partnerships, and market dynamics that have propelled Nvidia's remarkable financial performance in recent times.

Topic: Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

Singapore's Semiconductor Impact Drives Nvidia's 15% Revenue Surge

14 December, 2023 | GraniteShares
Nvidia, renowned for its cutting-edge graphics processing units (GPUs) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, operates in a dynamic landscape where the demand for high-performance semiconductor components escalates. Against this backdrop, Singapore's semiconductor sector emerges as a key player, known for its technological prowess and strategic importance in the global supply chain. As we explore the intricate relationship between Nvidia's revenue surge and Singapore's semiconductor industry, we will uncover the underlying factors, partnerships, and market dynamics that have propelled Nvidia's remarkable financial performance in recent times.

The US automobile sector is saturated with well-established players such as Ford (F), Honda (HMC), and Chevrolet (GM). However, amidst the competition, one company distinguishes itself – Tesla Motors (TSLA). Tesla, led by CEO Elon Musk, gained prominence in 2012 with the launch of its flagship vehicle, the Model S.

Topic: Industrials , Technology , FATANG

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

Tesla's China Strategy: How the World's Largest Auto Market Impacts Stock Prices

14 December, 2023 | GraniteShares
The US automobile sector is saturated with well-established players such as Ford (F), Honda (HMC), and Chevrolet (GM). However, amidst the competition, one company distinguishes itself – Tesla Motors (TSLA). Tesla, led by CEO Elon Musk, gained prominence in 2012 with the launch of its flagship vehicle, the Model S.

After Two years of delay, Tesla's Cybertruck officially entered the electric pickup truck market to compete with well-established companies like Rivian Automotive's R1T, Ford's F150 Lightning, and General Motors' Hummer EV. Tesla (TSLA) has planned to begin its cybertruck pickup to customers from Thursday, November 30.  

Topic: Industrials , Technology , FATANG

Publication Type: Investment Cases , Articles , ETP and Industry

From Concept to Reality: Tesla Cybertruck is Set to Debut

02 December, 2023 | GraniteShares
After Two years of delay, Tesla's Cybertruck officially entered the electric pickup truck market to compete with well-established companies like Rivian Automotive's R1T, Ford's F150 Lightning, and General Motors' Hummer EV. Tesla (TSLA) has planned to begin its cybertruck pickup to customers from Thursday, November 30.  

In the ever-evolving landscape of the stock market, few companies have captured the world's attention quite like Tesla (TSLA). With CEO Elon Musk at the helm and a mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy, Tesla Inc. has become a symbol of innovation and disruption. But as the adage goes, what goes up must eventually come down, and this sentiment often rings particularly true in the realm of stock trading.

Topic: Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

Everything you need to know about shorting Tesla stock in 2023

28 September, 2023 | GraniteShares
In the ever-evolving landscape of the stock market, few companies have captured the world's attention quite like Tesla (TSLA). With CEO Elon Musk at the helm and a mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy, Tesla Inc. has become a symbol of innovation and disruption. But as the adage goes, what goes up must eventually come down, and this sentiment often rings particularly true in the realm of stock trading.

Tesla, the electric vehicle (EV) trailblazer founded by Elon Musk, has not only revolutionized the automobile industry but has also become a global symbol of innovation and sustainability. Its journey from a niche EV manufacturer to an industry giant has been nothing short of remarkable. 

Topic: Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

Tesla Stock

28 September, 2023 | GraniteShares
Tesla, the electric vehicle (EV) trailblazer founded by Elon Musk, has not only revolutionized the automobile industry but has also become a global symbol of innovation and sustainability. Its journey from a niche EV manufacturer to an industry giant has been nothing short of remarkable. 

The Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) is a major semiconductor firm lauded for its cutting-edge graphics processing units (GPU) and visual computing. The company was founded in 1993 by Jensen Huang, Curtis Priem, and Chris Malachowsky. NVIDIA (NVDA) has played a pivotal role in revolutionizing the gaming and computer graphics industries with its powerful GPUs.

Topic: Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

Nvidia stock

28 September, 2023 | GraniteShares
The Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) is a major semiconductor firm lauded for its cutting-edge graphics processing units (GPU) and visual computing. The company was founded in 1993 by Jensen Huang, Curtis Priem, and Chris Malachowsky. NVIDIA (NVDA) has played a pivotal role in revolutionizing the gaming and computer graphics industries with its powerful GPUs.

In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, Nvidia (NVDA) has emerged as a veritable powerhouse in the realm of data centers. What began as a company primarily associated with high-performance graphics cards for gaming enthusiasts, over the years, transformed into a driving force behind some of the most groundbreaking advancements in data center computing.

Topic: Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

Nvidia Data Center

28 September, 2023 | GraniteShares
In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, Nvidia (NVDA) has emerged as a veritable powerhouse in the realm of data centers. What began as a company primarily associated with high-performance graphics cards for gaming enthusiasts, over the years, transformed into a driving force behind some of the most groundbreaking advancements in data center computing.

In the ever-evolving landscape of the electric vehicle (EV) industry, Elon Musk's Co-Founded Tesla Gigafactories have emerged as beacons of innovation, sustainability, and growth. These state-of-the-art manufacturing hubs represent not only the company's commitment to a sustainable future but also the potential for substantial returns on investment. As investors seek to navigate the complexities of the market, understanding the key indicators associated with Tesla's Gigafactories becomes paramount.

Topic: Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

Tesla Gigafactory

28 September, 2023 | GraniteShares
In the ever-evolving landscape of the electric vehicle (EV) industry, Elon Musk's Co-Founded Tesla Gigafactories have emerged as beacons of innovation, sustainability, and growth. These state-of-the-art manufacturing hubs represent not only the company's commitment to a sustainable future but also the potential for substantial returns on investment. As investors seek to navigate the complexities of the market, understanding the key indicators associated with Tesla's Gigafactories becomes paramount.

Exchange-traded products (ETPs) are a popular way for investors to gain exposure to various asset classes, such as stocks, bonds, commodities, and currencies. Within the ETP universe, there are two types of products that have gained increasing attention in recent years: short and leveraged ETPs. These products offer the potential for higher returns but come with higher risks.

Topic: Industrials , Technology , Single Stocks

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry

How Short & Leveraged ETPs Work

07 March, 2023 | GraniteShares
Exchange-traded products (ETPs) are a popular way for investors to gain exposure to various asset classes, such as stocks, bonds, commodities, and currencies. Within the ETP universe, there are two types of products that have gained increasing attention in recent years: short and leveraged ETPs. These products offer the potential for higher returns but come with higher risks.

Investors looking to invest in Tesla should check out these new ways to short Tesla (TSLA) Stock.  Also, take a look at GraniteShares 3x Short Tesla Daily ETP or Short 3x Tesla or -3x Tesla Short.

Topic: Telecoms , Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles , Single stock research

New ways to Short Tesla

30 December, 2022 | GraniteShares
Investors looking to invest in Tesla should check out these new ways to short Tesla (TSLA) Stock.  Also, take a look at GraniteShares 3x Short Tesla Daily ETP or Short 3x Tesla or -3x Tesla Short.

Earning season is the time of the year when publicly traded companies release their quarterly or annual earnings by the end of each quarter. These reports by the companies include information about the earnings, revenue and expenses. Earnings reports give investors access to the company’s actual performance from the previous three months. There are rules regarding the deadlines by which the companies need to file and report their earnings. Companies can schedule the release on a day that benefits them.

Topic: Financials , Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Investment Cases , Articles

Everything you need to know about Earnings Season

10 November, 2022 | GraniteShares
Earning season is the time of the year when publicly traded companies release their quarterly or annual earnings by the end of each quarter. These reports by the companies include information about the earnings, revenue and expenses. Earnings reports give investors access to the company’s actual performance from the previous three months. There are rules regarding the deadlines by which the companies need to file and report their earnings. Companies can schedule the release on a day that benefits them.

ETPs are exchange-listed investment vehicles. They are the type of securities that are designed to track the underlying security, an index, or other financial instruments. ETPs are just like stocks trade on the stock exchange i.e., their prices fluctuate on a day-to-day basis and intraday. These instruments are considered a low-cost alternative to mutual funds as well as actively managed funds. ETPs can be of a particular stock, indexes like NYSE ETPs, sector-specific indexes, or commodities like gold ETPs, and currencies.

Topic: Technology

Publication Type: Education , Articles , ETP and Industry

All about Exchange Traded Products (ETPs)

04 July, 2022 | GraniteShares
ETPs are exchange-listed investment vehicles. They are the type of securities that are designed to track the underlying security, an index, or other financial instruments. ETPs are just like stocks trade on the stock exchange i.e., their prices fluctuate on a day-to-day basis and intraday. These instruments are considered a low-cost alternative to mutual funds as well as actively managed funds. ETPs can be of a particular stock, indexes like NYSE ETPs, sector-specific indexes, or commodities like gold ETPs, and currencies.

In 2011, China had become a leading manufacturing nation, and later in 2013, it became a leading trading nation. By 2020, the nation had many new patents that were granted each year as the US and Japan combined. The company has been the second-largest economy in the world for 11 consecutive years since 2010. For four straight years, China has been number one in terms of traded volumes in the world. China in 2017 jumped up in traded volume from 26th position in the world and stayed number one since. At present, the country has become the world’s biggest export and importer as well as they are the second-largest importer.

Topic: Financials , Industrials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles , ETP and Industry , Investments

How to Short China

04 July, 2022 | GraniteShares
In 2011, China had become a leading manufacturing nation, and later in 2013, it became a leading trading nation. By 2020, the nation had many new patents that were granted each year as the US and Japan combined. The company has been the second-largest economy in the world for 11 consecutive years since 2010. For four straight years, China has been number one in terms of traded volumes in the world. China in 2017 jumped up in traded volume from 26th position in the world and stayed number one since. At present, the country has become the world’s biggest export and importer as well as they are the second-largest importer.

Alibaba is a technology giant specializing in e-commerce, retail, internet, and cloud technology. The company recently has seen immense carnage interns of stock prices. Various concerns related to the tech companies in the home country as well as Covid concerns led to the stock price plunging. The company shed over 62% last year led by multiple headwinds.

Topic: Technology

Publication Type: Market Commentaries , Articles

Alibaba - E-commerce Juggernaut

26 May, 2022 | GraniteShares
Alibaba is a technology giant specializing in e-commerce, retail, internet, and cloud technology. The company recently has seen immense carnage interns of stock prices. Various concerns related to the tech companies in the home country as well as Covid concerns led to the stock price plunging. The company shed over 62% last year led by multiple headwinds.

When an investor goes long on investment, they buy the shares believing that the price of that stock will rise in the future. Conversely, when an investor decides to go short on a stock, they anticipate a decrease in the stock price.

Topic: Financials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles

What is Short Selling

31 December, 2021 | GraniteShares
When an investor goes long on investment, they buy the shares believing that the price of that stock will rise in the future. Conversely, when an investor decides to go short on a stock, they anticipate a decrease in the stock price.

We all have heard this saying “Do not put all your eggs in one basket”. This is one of the primary philosophies of personal finance. It means that when you’re investing you are advised not to put all your money in one asset class. This is where asset allocation comes into the picture. Asset allocation refers to the diversification of your portfolio across different broad asset classes like stocks, bonds, and cash and cash equivalent.

Topic: Financials , Technology

Publication Type: Articles

Five Things to know about Asset Allocation

30 December, 2021 | GraniteShares
We all have heard this saying “Do not put all your eggs in one basket”. This is one of the primary philosophies of personal finance. It means that when you’re investing you are advised not to put all your money in one asset class. This is where asset allocation comes into the picture. Asset allocation refers to the diversification of your portfolio across different broad asset classes like stocks, bonds, and cash and cash equivalent.

Leverage is using a smaller portion of your capital to gain larger trading position exposure called margin trading. Margin trading or margin finance allows investors to open a trading position with a broker using a small amount of capital to take a much larger position in the market. Leverage can be used in various financial markets like stocks, indices, Exchange-Traded Products (ETPs), forex markets, treasuries, and commodities.

Topic: Financials

Publication Type: Articles

Understanding Leverage Trading

09 December, 2021 | GraniteShares
Leverage is using a smaller portion of your capital to gain larger trading position exposure called margin trading. Margin trading or margin finance allows investors to open a trading position with a broker using a small amount of capital to take a much larger position in the market. Leverage can be used in various financial markets like stocks, indices, Exchange-Traded Products (ETPs), forex markets, treasuries, and commodities.

As a result of the sharp rise in the share price of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc on 9th and 10th November 2020, the Value per ETP Security for the GraniteShares 3x Short Rolls-Royce Daily ETP (3SRR) fell  below 200% of the Minimum Redemption Amount on two consecutive Scheduled Valuation Days.  In application of Condition 8 (d) (vii)[1] such an occurrence has resulted in an Early Redemption Event, notice of which has been given to Securityholders by GraniteShares Financial Plc (the “Issuer”) through an RNS announcement.

Topic: Industrials

Publication Type: Articles

EARLY TERMINATION OF GRANITESHARES 3X SHORT ROLLS-ROYCE DAILY ETP (3SRR) DUE TO THE EXTREME MOVE IN THE ROLLS-ROYCE SHARE PRICE

12 November, 2020 | GraniteShares
As a result of the sharp rise in the share price of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc on 9th and 10th November 2020, the Value per ETP Security for the GraniteShares 3x Short Rolls-Royce Daily ETP (3SRR) fell  below 200% of the Minimum Redemption Amount on two consecutive Scheduled Valuation Days.  In application of Condition 8 (d) (vii)[1] such an occurrence has resulted in an Early Redemption Event, notice of which has been given to Securityholders by GraniteShares Financial Plc (the “Issuer”) through an RNS announcement.

GraniteShares 3x Short Rolls-Royce Daily ETP is a collateralised, Exchange-Traded Product (ETP). The ETP tracks, excluding fees and other adjustments, the performance of the Solactive Daily Leveraged 3x Short Rolls-Royce Holdings plc Index that seeks to provide -3 times the daily performance of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc shares (the Index). In order to prevent the security from finishing worthless during a given trading day, the index has a stop loss mechanism that is activated when the underlying security moves by more than 16.67%. On 9 November, the Rolls-Royce share price moved significantly, up by 100% during the day at one point, which resulted in the stop loss mechanism being triggered three times during the course of the day.

Topic: Industrials

Publication Type: Articles

Important Information – 3SRR

11 November, 2020 | GraniteShares
GraniteShares 3x Short Rolls-Royce Daily ETP is a collateralised, Exchange-Traded Product (ETP). The ETP tracks, excluding fees and other adjustments, the performance of the Solactive Daily Leveraged 3x Short Rolls-Royce Holdings plc Index that seeks to provide -3 times the daily performance of Rolls-Royce Holdings plc shares (the Index). In order to prevent the security from finishing worthless during a given trading day, the index has a stop loss mechanism that is activated when the underlying security moves by more than 16.67%. On 9 November, the Rolls-Royce share price moved significantly, up by 100% during the day at one point, which resulted in the stop loss mechanism being triggered three times during the course of the day.

The Value per ETP for the GraniteShares 3x Short Rolls-Royce Daily ETP has been less than 200% of the Minimum Redemption Amount on two consecutive Scheduled Valuation Days.

Topic: Industrials

Publication Type: Articles

3SRR – Early Redemption Event

10 November, 2020 | GraniteShares
The Value per ETP for the GraniteShares 3x Short Rolls-Royce Daily ETP has been less than 200% of the Minimum Redemption Amount on two consecutive Scheduled Valuation Days.

As part of its recapitalisation, Rolls-Royce is preparing to raise cash through a rights issue. Subject to shareholder approval at the General Meeting on 27 October 2020, Rolls-Royce’s shares will start trading ex-rights on 28 October 2020 (the ex-date).

Topic: Industrials

Publication Type: Articles

Rolls-Royce ETP values

30 October, 2020 | GraniteShares
As part of its recapitalisation, Rolls-Royce is preparing to raise cash through a rights issue. Subject to shareholder approval at the General Meeting on 27 October 2020, Rolls-Royce’s shares will start trading ex-rights on 28 October 2020 (the ex-date).