Forex trading – understanding the basics before you start

    Forex trading is all about buying and selling currencies on the foreign exchange (forex) and hopefully making a profit along the way. There are two major benefits of forex trading; you don't need to...

Visualizing the difference between Data Science and Business Intelligence & more…

As 2018 winds down to an eventful end as the financial markets turned lower, while Cryptocurrencies bad run continued. At the same time technology driven initiatives continued to gather pace at the micro &...

FOMC’s interest rate hike fuels the Greenback rally even further

Most of the market segments had anticipated a rate at hike at today's concluded FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting. However, the pundits were also of the unanimous view that it would be a...

How is the Gig Economy changing the future Jobs landscape

The makeup & dynamics of the workforce are changing with the ongoing automation & the emergence of the Generation Z - they are defined as the demographic who were born between 1995-2009 & who...

Cryptos hope of a recovery waning & Stocks volatility spooks investors

The week started off on optimism of a trade truce between the two biggest economies of the world (U.S/China), but the dead-cat bounce in the Equity markets quickly reversed direction to end the week...

Canadian City of Calgary launches its own digital currency

It's been a painstakingly agonizing year for the Crypto bulls - Ask anyone who had invested in the decentralized digital currencies at the beginning of the year or late last year when the cryptocurrencies...

A comprehensive guide to The Internet of Things…

Busy week as usual on the Twitter feed. I actually had two personal favorite infographics this week "A Guide to The Internet of Things" & "The Augmented, Customizable Human Body." The first one details the origin, history...

Big Banks are the biggest Crooks!

Massive fines, tightening regulatory oversight & increased competition from the Fintech companies around the world has not deterred the big banks to hoodwink the authorities by conducting shady deals, dodging compliance procedures & overlooking...

Japan is developing & using Robots to care for its elderly population

Curating good content is not easy. It take a lot of time, effort & searching different sources to bring quality content which has educational value too. I do this on a daily basis on...

Cryptos bounce maybe short lived but Stocks buoyant on trade deal expectation

When the fortunes turn for an asset on a financial market, even good news become bad news & that's what has been happening to the Cryptocurrencies lately. More on that later but they did...

5 Investment Strategies for Gen Y to Achieve Financial Independence

Generation Y has a lot of advantages over the Baby Boomers when it comes to saving money. There are a lot of investment tools and criteria that the Baby Boomers lacked in their generation....

Generational Wealth: ‘We’re all Destined to Succeed’

Ownership and generational wealth are John Lombela’s forte. He has immersed himself in technology and investing on the cutting edge. A software engineer by profession, he also has experience in corporate investment banking. Lombela runs...

Deep Learning, Top Technology Trends for 2019, Fintech Glossary & more…

Here is the value added content from my Twitter feed for this week. Hope you learn, enjoy & get something out of it. If you like the content you can always follow me on...

Market evaluation of Bitcoin mini crash, Stocks slump & Pound’s woes

It was all about Volatility this week in the financial markets of the World - Cryptos, Stocks & Forex. We saw some wild moves, some trend changes & some newsmakers. Bitcoin finally caved into...

Game changers in Financial markets this week

Let's start off with reviewing the financial markets briefly before discussing the bigger & more meaningful moves. Cryptos which have had a meaningful rebound recently slipped a little bit this week but generally held...

What is a Target Date Fund & should you consider it for retirement?

Retirement planning is one of the key aspects of the Personal financial management which a lot of us conveniently procrastinate about & forget to realize its importance until it is too late. The statistics...

Budget Better to Build Bigger

Even the experts admit they are not perfect. On a scale of 1 to 10 for their budgeting, both Anthony Copeman and Del Shawn Hayes only give themselves an 8. “I’m human,” Hayes said. “I...

Income Streams Start from Drips

It’s not the money you make. It's the money you keep. That is Warwick Brown’s financial wisdom. An account management activist and consultant, he channels three income streams: day job, side hustle, and investments.  “They're not...

Knowing the difference between Investing, Saving & Impact Investing

Ever since I was a kid, the only good money management lessons that I learnt was from my parents. Even in this information & data-driven world there is hardly anything substantial taught in schools...

Thank You Tether, You’ve Made Us All Much More Cautious

Oh, Tether. It amazes me how projects or should I say, scams rather, as big as Tether manage to stay afloat so long, regardless of the mounting questionable rumors circulating about them. It also...