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A Quick Guide to Investment Algorithms

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Let's picture the stock market 30 years ago: Let's picture it now: Like many other areas now, the investment market has changed immensely with the help of technology. There is a new overlord- investment algorithms, which...
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Is a National Cryptocurrency the solution to hyperinflation?

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It should be an alarming fact for the proponents of fiat based economies that we are increasingly seeing a high number of hyperinflation cases in the last 30 years alone as depicted in the...
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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research  Ever since the crypto markets have taken a downward turn in early 2018, there have been a plethora of articles and youtube videos with the headlines “bitcoin set...
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Future of Money & Payments

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The concept of money has evolved at a breath-taking pace in recent years and has reached a tipping point, but before we look at some of the more recent developments, let's take a look...
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The Future of Blockchain

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It has been almost over a decade since Nakamoto invented the first ever blockchain. At that time, he did not explicitly mention blockchain, but the concept was about peer to peer electronic transactions of...
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The Essential Importance of Due Diligence

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No matter what business you’re in, due diligence is absolutely critical. It’s boring, I’ll give you that. But it’s essential to ensure that what you think you are investing in is what you are...
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Fed Monetary Policy Consider Financial Stability Risk More Broadly, Not Embolden the Trade War!

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The Federal Reserve effectiveness is unjustifiably tested by President Trump, who blames data-dependent monetary policy for a stronger dollar rather than a strong U.S. economy, record low unemployment and a bond bias, driven by...
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Six Blockchain Projects addressing Global Challenges

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The recently established UNICEF Innovation Fund under the auspices of the parent charity funded six blockchain startup projects in the emerging markets to tackle real-world problems. The pooled fund has been designed to specifically...
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Dividend Growth in North America

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A lot of US residents invest in dividend-paying stocks and make enough earnings out of dividends to get by. What most people are not aware of is the total amount paid by all the...
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Why do banks care more about blockchain than Cryptocurrencies?

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“I could care less about bitcoin. I don't know why I said anything about it. The blockchain is a technology which is a good technology. We actually use it. It will be useful in...
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Visualizing the first decline in Global Wealth & HNWIs since 2011

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5 Charts showing the Declining wealth trends in 2018 after seven years of growth Following a slump in Global Equities in late 2018 and the subsequent slow down in the Global Economy, 2018 was marked...
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India Stack – Digitization of an Economy

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China is perhaps the most glaring example of digital transformation that we have seen in the past decade or so in the context of Fintech environment, but another transformation that is taking place right now...
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How Startups Can Help Fix Our Broken Healthcare Infrastructure — The Unbundling Of The...

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A pandemic exposes the flaws in our society, healthcare very much included. While meaningful improvements require all 5 Ps -- Payors, Providers, Patients, Pharma, Policy-Makers -- startups can help. Big time. Entrepreneurs by definition...
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How Wirecard Concealed Its €1.9 Billion Plothole

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Good luck squeezing out of this one. Wirecard, the major German payment processing company, has shown in an audit that its books are missing around €1.9 billion in cash. It turns out, as per external...
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Analyzing high interest rates on borrows in DeFi protocol

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Looking into blockchain data to know how a DeFi protocol can have more than 100% of interest for borrow assets We have recently seen that the interest rate to borrow a loan in BAT in...
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Colorado is emerging as a leader in pro-crypto regulations

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Colorado has established itself as a breeding ground and safe haven for blockchain based companies. The newly appointed crypto-friendly governor, Jared Polis, signed the Digital Token Act on March 6, 2019, providing clarity on...
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The Network Value to Transactions (NVT) Ratio: A Breakthrough for Cryptocurrency Valuation

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“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” Warren Buffett. Although we are currently in the midst of a major market correction, the last few years have seen a dramatic surge in the...
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The Gem in the North: North Korea’s Untapped Mineral and Industrial Potential

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When North Korea appears in mainstream media headlines, one of the last descriptors you’d expect to see is “tremendous opportunity.” And yet, now that the U.S. and North Korea have concluded an apparently successful summit...
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Technical Setups — Cryptos.Forex.Stocks

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Crazy Cryptoverse What a rough last week it has been for Cryptos with the digital coins wiping out the gains for the past month. The total MarketCap collapsed from $296 billion to $255 billion at the time...
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Living on Unconditional Basic Income: How would UBI change lives at all wealth levels?

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If you are reading this article, you are curious about universal/unconditional basic income (UBI) or you already know lots about it and want to learn more. In this article, I wanted to discuss how...