2018 will be remembered as one of the most volatile years in market history. While stock markets started the year with incredible surges, with several indices and stocks climbing to all-time highs, Wall Street ended 2018 at a loss, erasing all gains seen earlier in the year.
The negative trend was not limited to stock markets alone. The ongoing global oil glut pushed the black gold’s prices to lows not seen since mid-2017 and cryptocurrencies fell well off the all-time highs recorded at the end of 2017 and early 2018.
Weathering the storm
However, any experienced investor will tell you that there are always opportunities for trading and investing, and that seasoned traders can thrive even when markets turn bearish. Here at eToro, we attract many successful and impressive traders because of our Popular Investor Program. Below, you will find some investors who have managed to stay in profit in 2018 and the two previous years:
The Popular Investor program is home to numerous traders and investors, with different portfolio types, risk appetites and strategies. You can find a large variety of eToro clients to copy here.
eToro is a multi-asset platform which offers both investments in stocks and cryptocurrencies, as well as trading CFD assets.
Please note that CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 76% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.
Past performance is not an indication of future results. The trading history presented is less than 5 complete years and may not suffice as a basis for investment decisions. This is not investment advice.
Data presented is accurate as of 9th January 2019.