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A Guide to Masternodes

By Justin Chan / April 9, 2018

If you think that the only way to earn money from cryptocurrency is to simply buy some coins, “HODL”, and hope the price sufficiently appreciates, then think again. Already, projects have come up with a number of ways to reward their token holders, through such schemes as token dividends (for example, the ‘Gas’ that is […]

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5 Ways to Earn from Cryptocurrencies Besides HODLing

By John DeCleene / April 7, 2018

Many of you might believe that the only way to make money in the cryptosphere is to simply buy a coin at a suitably low price, HODL, and then cash out if/when it reaches the moon. Truth be told, while HODLing may well prove sufficient for some investors, there are many more ways to reap […]

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6 Factors that Influence the Price of Cryptocurrencies

By Justin Chan / April 6, 2018

Given the massive and unpredictable volatility that cryptocurrencies have experienced ever since Bitcoin’s trading debut around nine years ago, one might be resigned to using mere guesswork to forecast the future direction of crypto prices. But it is possible to conduct a more scientific projection by being aware of several indicators and parameters that have […]

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in a Cryptocurrency Project

By John DeCleene / April 5, 2018

There are now at least 1,560 cryptocurrencies (as of writing) in circulation, according to CoinMarketCap. And while most of us know the basics when it comes to big projects like Bitcoin and Ethereum, attempting to make an informed investment decision about some of the smaller ones can too often seem like a confusing prospect. Specifically, what […]

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How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

By Justin Chan / March 27, 2018

The Terminator. Blade Runner. Transformers. The sci-fi genre is replete with the notion that robots will “take over the world”. But that’s just in the movies of course, it could never happen in real life…or could it? Well, although the chance of mechanised lumps of metal becoming our masters is slim, the investment world is […]

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How to Add Artificial Intelligence Exposure to Your Investment Portfolio

By John DeCleene / February 11, 2018

Whether artificial intelligence (AI) will end up destroying humanity as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have suggested or whether it will be a gift that makes life easier for both businesses and individuals remains to be seen, what everyone can agree on, however, is that artificial intelligence will play a major role in the future. […]

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What Does a Well-Diversified Digital Asset Portfolio Look Like?

By John DeCleene / February 5, 2018

In the light of the impressive cryptocurrency rally in the past eleven months, investors that have discovered bitcoin now also want to diversify into other promising digital assets that could potentially experience a similar exuberant price rally as bitcoin has had since its inception in 2009. However, structuring a digital asset portfolio – especially for […]

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How to Manage Your Crypto Portfolio

By Justin Chan / February 2, 2018

With Bitcoin managing to scale unprecedented heights over the last few years, the world is fast becoming aware of the investment potential of cryptocurrencies. But as attractive opportunities continue to present themselves, the sheer number of new cryptocurrency projects continues to rise meteorically. Indeed, CoinMarketcap lists almost 1500 tradeable currencies in existence today; and with […]

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The 4 Hottest Trends in Fintech Right Now

By John DeCleene / December 15, 2017

The financial technology sector has been experiencing a boom in recent years as the next generation of tech-savvy consumers of financial services are starting to choose banking apps over visiting branches, are investing in cryptocurrencies instead of buying stocks, and are applying for loans on peer-to-peer lending platforms instead of at their banks. Consumer demand-driven […]

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How To Add Blockchain Exposure To Your Stock Portfolio

By John DeCleene / November 23, 2017

Blockchain technology has morphed from a popular fintech buzzword into a technology that has become applicable to solve real world challenges. However, at this point in time, the majority of blockchain solutions are still in proof-of-concept stage due to the fact that the technology itself is still in its infancy. For that reason, it may […]

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On The Perils Of Passive Investments

By Justin Chan / October 11, 2017

Weapons of mass destruction. “But what have WMDs got to do with passive investing?” you might ask. Well that’s exactly how exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the most common type of passive investment instrument – were described by some fund managers earlier this year. According to Arik Ahitov and Dennis Bryan who run the $800 million fund […]