Alan Zhang

  Alan Zhang is an investor and market gazer that leverages greatly on data technology in decision-making. He is familiar with the different financial markets of China including the stock, futures and cryptocurrency market. Further, he participated in the establishment of alternative investment markets like black tea since 2014 and was responsible for the private placement of Huangshan Tourism shares (600054.sh) in 2015. He is currently also a Financial Analyst at X-Order, an innovative research institute that attempts to combine cross-disciplinary fields such as distributed computing, computational game theory, artificial intelligence and cryptography to discover future extended orders. It was founded by Tony Tao, who is also a partner at NGC Ventures.

   



7 Stories by Alan Zhang

Observations on Token Derivatives – Part Two

In Part 2, we continue discussing how to use the MOVE Contract by understanding how does the buyer operate. Further, we discuss the practical...
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Observations on Token Derivatives – Part One

In Part 1, we introduce FTX’s MOVE Contract with profit and loss visualisation, and how to use the MOVE Contract. Derivatives have become a...
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Ponzi Financing, Negative Interest Rates and Bitcoin, Part 2

In Part 1, we analyzed the Ponzi financing model, and further study the paradigm shift of the three financing models. Today, we discuss the...
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Ponzi Financing, Negative Interest Rates and Bitcoin

In previous series of our Ponzi analysis, we have established a simple model – the old school Ponzi model. In this model, we have...
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The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 3

We conclude our findings in a bid to help users better understand Ponzi schemes, so as to lower their investment risks. With reference to...
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The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 2

We study the Ponzi scheme and different variables’ impacts, such as withdrawal rates, user growth rates, ceiling and so on. Impacts of Different Variables With...
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The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 1

We construct the model of a simple Ponzi scheme, deduce how long the scheme will last and when a rational promoter will skip town.  Basically,...
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