What Is Margin Trading? | Business

Desy Papper

There is a misconception that unless you put in a lot of money into trading, you can’t make a sufficient profit. But what if we told you that it’s possible to increase your potential profit by 10 or even 100 times? Sounds intriguing.

This is the main idea of margin trading. Your brokerage firm can lend you money against the value of a trading asset. As a result, you can enter into positions larger than your account balance. Check out this very detailed article, “What is margin trading?” to understand the full extent of it.

In the meantime,

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Lack of Travel Has Harmed Business Relations, Chubb Survey Finds

Desy Papper

Business travelers are eager to travel again for work and life, but most remain concerned at the same time about contracting COVID-19 and favor extra precautions.

They are also concerned that their lack of travel has hurt their business relationships, according to a 2,100 person survey from insurer Chubb involving business travelers in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America..

Almost three-quarters (74 percent) of business travelers said pandemic restrictions have made their jobs less effective, and 76 percent said COVID-19 has harmed their ability to maintain relationships with clients and/or business partners.

Just under 75 percent said the

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Kleos Space develops tool for in-space manufacturing of large structures

Desy Papper

SAN FRANCISCO — Kleos Space is conducting a six-month test of technology for in-space manufacturing of large 3D carbon fiber structures that could be used to construct solar arrays, star shades and interferometry antennas.

The company with operations in Luxembourg, the United States and United Kingdom is best known for radio frequency reconnaissance satellites. In the background, however, Kleos has been designing and developing in-space manufacturing technology called Futrism to robotically produce a carbon-fiber I-beam with embedded fiber-optic cables that is more than 100 meters long.

“It’s something that we have linked to our roadmap for RF, because it’s something

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Brockton City Council grants 5 additional retail marijuana licenses

Desy Papper

BROCKTON — Brockton’s retail marijuana scene may be booming within the next year as five additional licenses were granted this week to applicants who all hope to open within roughly the next six months.

The Brockton City Council granted five adult-use retail marijuana licenses for businesses located in the downtown and on the North and West sides during a special meeting Tuesday evening.

The council has now granted 12 marijuana licenses of the 14 available in Brockton. A 13th applicant is seeking a license from the council and will have a hearing in May.

The number of licenses was

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How early is this business cycle, anyway?

Desy Papper

There’s likely still room to run for stock market investors to employ cyclical themes, according to an analysis published Friday from Ned Davis Research, in large part because the “reopening trade” has reshaped the normal contours of the business cycle.

Still, the note argues, it’s important to keep an eye on what the different corners of the market are telling us about how far along in the cycle we are as the U.S. economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.

“One of our key themes in the second half of 2020 was that the reopening trade would unfold in phases,” wrote

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