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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...
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Will Pokemon Cards Become the Latest Commodity Craze

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Gamification, scarcity, and The Greater Fool Theory Pokemon cards have been on fire lately. While Gamestop hasn’t quite made it to the moon, a 1st Edition Holo Charizard Card, the gold standard for Pokemon trading...
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China Unleashes its new Arsenal in the Trade War

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If anyone was underestimating China's ability to hit back & take this Trade War to the next level, the announcement overnight must have come as a rude surprise. When I wrote an earlier piece...
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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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The Italian Story: Easy Math, Somewhat Complicated Economics, Extremely Complex Politics

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In recent weeks I have been covering the current Italian stalemate with the European Union regarding the Mediterranean country’s 2019 budget. Its targeted 2.4% fiscal deficit as a share of its GDP is three...
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Student Loans: The Next Financial Crisis?

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More than the combined market value of both Facebook and Microsoft combined, the total student loan debt in America has reached $1.4 trillion. Past economic crashes like the Great Depression and the Great Recession...
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Canada’s love affair with blockchain tech bears fruitful results

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There is absolutely no doubt that U.S is the biggest crypto market of the World, but the continued confusion of the regulatory authorities on how to deal with Cryptocurrencies & blockchain based businesses, has...
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New Cycle? Four Future Possibilities of Bitcoin, Part 2 

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In Part 2, we continue to observe public information to draw four possible future scenarios (three scenarios will be explained in Part 2), of which we will analyze its impact on the price of...
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Power Bills And Taking Control Of Your Finances

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If current trends continue, overall energy costs are expected to keep rising on through 2020. As almost one in three households are already struggling to make those monthly electricity payments, keeping the power on...
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Capitalism and Fake Modernity

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Capitalism is a type of economy in which wealth is privatized, as individuals own the means of producing goods and earn a profit. This economic system has shown itself historically to be highly innovative,...
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Will Iran’s National Cryptocurrency meet the same fate as Petro?

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The love-hate relationship of the Islamic Republic with the Cryptocurrencies has finally culminated in the creation of yet another national cryptocurrency - dubbed PayMon (covenant in Persian). The country has been crippled financially under...
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The Rise Of Digital Asset Custody Solutions

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The shift to a tokenized economy begins with digital assets. The blockchain provides the ledger to record their ownership and cryptographically secure it from tampering. It is sophisticated to use at the moment, and...
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The International Relations Debt Crisis

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By Calling in US Debt at the Most (in)Opportune Moment, China Can End America’s Ability to Enforce International Sanctions Much is made of America’s debt, a figure that sits at what seems an astounding $22...
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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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Doing Business in China: How to optimize your operations

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China is a popular business hub for both local and foreign companies. Setting a physical presence in a country that offers many opportunities for your business operations is a strategic move. It takes advantage...
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Lightning torch initiative – spreading the word about scalable bitcoin micro payments

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Crypto developers spent most of the previous year trying to find scalable solutions for current blockchain networks which can be applied to real world use cases. The most well-known & talked about is the...
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9 Black Swan Events that changed the Financial World

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All of us traders wish we had a magic ball in which we could see the future moves of the financial markets. Alas, that is not the case and we have to stick to...
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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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A Complete Guide to Equity Research -Part 2

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Equity Analyst Reports Part 2: The Necessary Evil In this second part of our examination of equity analyst reports, we are going to look at the following topics: The decline of the traditional equity research...
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Pacific Gas & Electronic: A silent Partner in the Unsustainable Golden State Economy of...

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The state of California, with the 39.56 million in Population and Area of 163,696 square miles, has a net worth over $6 trillion or about $160,000 per resident. The Golden state keeps up 17...