Trick Or Treat? Here’s Your Halloween-Inspired Guide To Stock Investing


It’s that time of year again where the spooks and scares are out in full force. The season of tricks and treats is upon us once more.

While going with the flow, why not take this as an opportunity to embark on a quest to fill your portfolio with Halloween-related stocks listed on NYSE/NASDAQ. 

Halloween-themed stocks: A ghoulishly good investment

This scare-tastic season is a prime opportunity to get productive as candy makers, costume retailers, and home decor companies such as Hershey, Mondelez, Target, and Home Depot anticipate some frighteningly high sales!

Let’s take a closer look at why these stocks are a scarily good addition to your portfolio:

Mixing the perfect potion: Diversifying your portfolio

Just like the perfect potion for Halloween night, a successful investment portfolio will require a diverse mixture of investments and opportunities. This of course means including a variety of stocks in your portfolio, which can help manage risk and enhance long-term returns. 

This Halloween, you have a great chance to create your own version of the ‘perfect potion’ by adding different stocks as your ingredients.

Spreading your investments across different stocks can also reduce the impact of poor-performing stocks and increase your chances of success.

Rakuten Trade: Your gateway to spooky season investing

When it comes to owning some stakes in familiar brands or just boosting your trading game, Rakuten Trade is a prime option for investors. 

The platform stands out for its low brokerage fees, starting at RM1 / US$1.88 and going up to a maximum of RM100 / US$25, making it one of the most cost-effective options in town.

If you haven’t ventured into the US market for trading yet, you can easily opt in for FREE using your Cash Upfront account

If you need some help getting started tutorial video or tipsheet below: ​

A spooktacular offer

Rakuten Trade has also been brewing up something special for its clients. Complementing the “EV evolution”, they are giving one lucky client the keys to a sleek Tesla Model Y.

To qualify for this thrilling giveaway, Rakuten Trade clients are automatically entered into the running when they trade on the platform. That means the more trades you successfully place, the higher the opportunity to win!

Open for a night of haunting

As the witching hour approaches, remember that the NYSE/NASDAQ Exchange opens at 9:30pm (MY time). 

So this all hallows’ eve, embrace the thrill of investing in Halloween-themed stocks, diversify your portfolio, and take advantage of Rakuten Trade’s special offers

Happy “haunting” and happy investing!

This article is contributed by Khairul Idzwan Bin Kamarruzaman from Rakuten Trade.

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