• Investors bet on mall reopenings, cruise travel, and energy companies throughout May, E*Trade says

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Investors' buying activity through May was concentrated in real estate, consumer discretionary, and energy stocks, according to E*Trade data, as economic reopening boosted firms hit hardest by the coronavirus' initial shock.
    Healthcare stocks were the only sector to see net selling through the period.
    "Investors were likely buying the rumor of treatment and vaccination hopes and selling the news of lackluster trials and results," Rick Swope, senior director of investor education at E*Trade, said.
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  • These are the top 5 most popular stocks traded on eToro in May

    These are the top 5 most popular stocks traded on eToro in May

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

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    Markets rebounded in May from March lows as investors looked to economic reopenings following lockdowns to contain the spread of coronavirus.
    Investors continued to pile into some of their favorite stocks, in sectors including technology, entertainment, and food.
    Here are the top five stocks traded on the social and investing platform eToro in May, the company told Business Insider.
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