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Are Social Stock Exchanges (SSE) the future of Impact Investing?

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It is heartening to see how slowly but surely, the global focus of the private sector is shifting towards the collective societal well-being & preserving of the environment. These issues have taken center stage...
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Investment Will be Crucial for Survival

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Start learning, it’s going to be every individual for themselves. Unless we’re hitting a six figure salary, chances are we’re not saving up much. From experience, I can tell you — forget about owning a house...
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6 Factors that Influence the Price of Cryptocurrencies

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Given the massive and unpredictable volatility that cryptocurrencies have experienced ever since Bitcoin’s trading debut around nine years ago, one might be resigned to using mere guesswork to forecast the future direction of crypto...
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5 Ways to Earn from Cryptocurrencies Besides HODLing

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Many of you might believe that the only way to make money in the cryptosphere is to simply buy a coin at a suitably low price, HODL, and then cash out if/when it reaches...
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Choosing High Quality Value Stocks that Outperform

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When it comes to investing, everyone loves to talk about glamorous stocks such as the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google). These are the stocks that get a lot of attention from investors...
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A Guide to Masternodes

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If you think that the only way to earn money from cryptocurrency is to simply buy some coins, "HODL", and hope the price sufficiently appreciates, then think again. Already, projects have come up with a...
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Machine Learning in Finance

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Before we cover some Machine Learning finance applications, let’s first understand what Machine Learning is. Machine Learning (ML) is a part of data science that uses different models to analyze data and make predictions. The cool thing...
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Private Equity Investors Need to Keep Up With Data Analytics

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If you had a key that could unlock a shortcut to business achievement and professional success, wouldn’t you use it? The obvious answer would be yes, of course -- but today, some private equity...
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Thousand Years of Hedging History, Part 1

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This article will bring you through the evolution of hedging, from natural risks to single-point measurement risks, and regionalization risks. Following, it will also discuss regionalized hedging and the emergence of hedging with gold.    “……(usury),...
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Privacy vs. Alpha: A Conversation

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You are the CEO of a well-known asset management company and are sitting in a meeting with a new data vendor, your new portfolio manager (PM) who is an expert in alternative data, and...
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Thousand Years of Hedging History, Part 2

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This article will bring you through the transition from regionalization risks to globalization risks, the weakening of gold as a safe haven, and the beginning of a new phase of global economic crisis. It...
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Web Scraping and Hedge Funds’ Alternative Data Strategy

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Data that was once hiding in plain sight can hide no more. With sophisticated software, new data continues to be extracted – or ‘scraped’ – from a growing variety of online sources. Coupled with...
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The Best Stocks to Invest in October

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October showers bring May flowers. Does the same hold true for these stocks? These stocks are primed to do well in October and beyond based on their recent return. With the market seeing a little...
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How to Not Go Broke Trading Options on Robinhood

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Five simple rules for new traders The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered most workplaces. Many people are now working from home, or not working at all. Large-scale social activities, including sporting events, concerts, bars, restaurants and...
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Will Value Investing Make You Rich?

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Warren Buffet, the 3rd richest person in the world with a net wealth of 86.3 billion, made his fortunes through value investing. Can we replicate his strategy to get the same results? I ran a...
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A Complete Security Token Ecosystem

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Investing in utility tokens has been a large part of our cryptocurrency journey so far. However, the reality is, many of these investments have been fraught with poor returns, false promises and scammers for...
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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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The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 2

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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 reference to the basic model constructed in Part 1: We have just assumed...
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Quandl and the Alternative Data Revolution

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Alpha, as a measure of active management skills in the fund’s world, gauge the manager’s ability to beat the market. Skills aside, it is also largely related to information sources that the manager uses,...
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How To Add Blockchain Exposure To Your Stock Portfolio

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Blockchain technology has morphed from a popular fintech buzzword into a technology that has become applicable to solve real world challenges. However, at this point in time, the majority of blockchain solutions are still...