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The Risks & Drawbacks of the current Global Financial System

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You are bound to hear two very different opinions about the current global financial system depending on who you ask, a person with a good job, nice house & a stable income living somewhere...
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Why Corporations Embrace Renewable – It All Comes Down To Marginal Costs

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Historically, government policies imposing lower emissions have had little effect on companies to become greener. Since the first industrial revolution, fossil fuels have provided the majority of the energy needed for industrial use. Profit...
Blockchain

Will Blockchain Transform the Stock Market?

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Blockchain can make it easier to transfer property rights and other assets by reducing transactional costs and boosting trust between investors. But can it be used by the world’s largest stock exchanges? The rules that...
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Volatility compels calm amid the storm

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Few things travel in a straight line in nature, especially the economy. While investors and consumers hope for calm, volatility is often the norm. Knowing how to survive in volatile environments and markets falls in...
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The Impact of 2008 Financial crisis on 20 biggest Bankruptcies in U.S History

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Conducting business comes with its own set of risks, plans sometimes pan out while failing miserably on other occasions. This doesn't mean just because there is a certain risk involved you don't try. Risk...
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How is Decentralized Finance making Wealth building more inclusive?

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The emerging model of Decentralized Finance enabled by technology, driven by innovation with the immense need for inclusiveness for the less privileged is changing the investing landscape by bringing inclusiveness to the "less privileged"....
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Observations on Token Derivatives – Part Two

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In Part 2, we continue discussing how to use the MOVE Contract by understanding how does the buyer operate. Further, we discuss the practical results of the strategy and before we conclude, we discuss...
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Startups succeed through persistence, not miracles

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Lindah Mbaisi is a versatile entrepreneur. “Queen” Lindah, a public relations professional, founded Hans J. PR and Communications. She also works at Performers Rights Society of Kenya as the member relations executive. An expert...
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The unbundling & rebundling of the Fintechs

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According to a recent CB insights research report, global Venture capital funded deals topped $39 billion in 2018 - a more than 100% increase over the previous year spanning 1707 deals. Fintechs are reinforcing themselves...
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Sparks Interview – W. Brian Arthur: A Historical Transformation Is Taking Place, And We...

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In this session of Sparks Interview, we are honoured to have the father of Complexity economics, W. Brian Arthur, with us to share some of his views on Bitcoin and Blockchain as well as...
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Thoughts on the Long Term Winner

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Today we are going to discuss how the long term survivability of a prospective crypto asset is the single best indicator of its investment quality. We will also consider capital’s role in this model...
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Why are the Central banks & Billionaire Investors accumulating Gold?

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The precious yellow metal has acted as a store of value and a medium of exchange for centuries. For a good part of the 18th & 19th century, the gold standard was in effect...
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Hot Times in Cold Storage

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Why Cold Chain Logistics is on Fire Cold-storage warehousing is hot. In the past year, we have seen a flood of capital pouring into temperature-controlled logistics facilities. Investors and buyers have rushed into the sector, eager to...
Quantitative Easing

Is Quantitative Easing to Blame for Lower Yields?

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Synopsis: Following the 2008 financial crisis, Central Banks around the world responded aggressively, cutting interest rates significantly (500 bps by the FED) and in some cases, into negative territory (-0.40% for the ECB). This...
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Will Cryptos Replace Fiat Currencies In The Long Run?

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The latest market capitalization data on Coin market cap shows that the over 2,000 listed Cryptocurrencies have a combined value of $306,442,875,379. Although the dominance of BTC/USD is at a proportionally high level of...
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Climbing the Liquidity Ladder

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Big things are happening with private market liquidity. Just as the tokenization fad crashed and burned, a much bigger wave of PE secondary transactions took off on a hockey stick growth path. The successful efforts...
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An Unwelcome & Unavoidable Technological Contest

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Innovation & Technological superiority have become the central themes of International influence and there is no better depiction of this than in the current tariff war between U.S & China which has converted into...
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Circular Economy is the solution for a sustainable future

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The concept of Circular economy is a relatively new one but has gained a lot of traction in recent years with the World moving away from the perishable and finite resources like coal, gasoline...
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Data Driven Statistics, Trends & Facts 2018

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The most challenging part for me personally when writing a blog is to find the relevant data driven statistics about that particular topic. Often it takes a considerable amount of time to figure out...
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A Brief introduction to Forex trading & technical setups

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For most people Foreign exchange means an exchange of one fiat currency to another when we are going to an overseas location for a vacation or a business trip to pay goods or service...