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Sharesight20 top 20 trades in US stocks for 2020

by Stephanie Stefanovic, Content Manager, Sharesight | Dec 22nd 2020

Each year, Sharesight20 looks back at the top 20 buy and sell trades made by Sharesight users throughout the year. Welcome to the 2020 edition of the Sharesight20USA snapshot, where we explore the top trades users have made in stocks on the Nasdaq, NYSE and AMEX this year, plus the market-moving news behind these stocks.

Sharesight20 top 20 US stocks traded in 2020


This yearly Sharesight20USA snapshot marks the rapid growth of US tech stocks including Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), as well as the rise of ‘COVID stocks’ such as Zoom (NASDAQ: ZM) and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX).

Overall, it has been a year of unprecedented growth and record-breaking performance for the Nasdaq, and while the NYSE and AMEX were hit hard by the initial Coronavirus lockdowns in parts of the USA in March, markets have almost buoyed back to pre-pandemic levels as we approach 2021.

Let’s look at the news behind the key stocks in this year’s snapshot:



Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT)


Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS)

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB)

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD)



Alibaba (NYSE: BABA)

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Disclaimer: The above article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a product recommendation, or taxation or financial advice and should not be relied upon as such. Always check with your financial adviser or accountant to obtain the correct advice for your situation.


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