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Infographics Digest Vol. 11 – The 6 Biggest Mistakes Ordinary Investors Make

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The 5-Point Crypto Decentralization Checklist

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In our last piece, we outlined some of the likeliest ways in which cryptocurrencies tend to exhibit centralization. Whether a particular cryptocurrency can be considered “sufficiently decentralized,” however, is not something that’s set in stone...
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How the Financial Markets fared in 2018 & looking ahead to 2019

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As we step into the first full week of Financial markets in the New year - the momentum for now seems to be in the same direction where it left off in 2018. Before...
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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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A Possible Conspiracy Theory for Bitcoin’s Prolonged Stability, Despite Much Positive News

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This story is just a theory and I have no idea if this is true or not, it is simply an opinion. Enjoy! Bitcoin has remained at the same price of around $6,600 for the...
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What is Biotech and How Can You Invest in it?

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There’s no doubt that biotech is an extremely versatile and promising sector, and it’s only going to become more pervasive. But for anyone looking into biotech investing, there’s a few important things to be...
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The Future of Investing is Quantamental

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The word ‘Quantamental’ comes from an amalgamation of two methods of investing in one very powerful technique. It combines the quantitative approach of computers and statistical modeling with the fundamental analysis of financial and...
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The Rise of Data-Driven Investing

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When JCPenney reported its financial results for 2Q 2015, it came as quite a shock to the market. The US retail giant outperformed most analyst expectations, which subsequently led to a 10% surge in its...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/08/2018 (Weekly Roundup)

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Financial market are always a happening place & this week was no exception. But nothing makes me happier than to take an overview of the situation & wind down for the week. So before...
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One size fits all trading strategy?

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One size fits-all trading strategy? Wouldn’t the World be a perfect place for me & all my fellow traders if there was such a strategy… alas that’s not the case. But the good thing is...
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Income Streams Start from Drips

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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...
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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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How to Code an Algorithmic Trading Strategy in 25 Minutes

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With the rise of Machine Learning and Data Scraping, technical skills have become a necessity for those who want to make a living in the finance industry. Algorithmic Trading is a perfect skill to pick...
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Security Token Offerings (STO)s: Re-centralizing The Blockchain Dream In Singapore?

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In our previous article, we explored the merits and pitfalls of a marriage between blockchain tokenization technology and traditional securities in the form of equity interests. We concluded the article by suggesting that regulatory...
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Looking to the Skies for Alpha

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We recently discussed how companies such as Quandl are leading this alternative data revolution. Now, quantitative hedge funds are only too willing to spend substantial amounts of time, money and effort obtaining such data,...
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10 Alternatives to Google Finance Portfolio

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Goodbye to comfortably checking relevant investment news and market movements, tracking your gains and losses in one portfolio on Google! Google Finance has decided to remove its beloved portfolio feature, and while it was not...
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Breaking Through the Mist of Ponzi to Find the Dawn of Value, Part 2

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Reducing Outflows: The Carrot-and-Stick Retention Model The concept of user retention is not unique to Ponzi schemes. Traditional economies have also witnessed a gradual evolution of retention models. Initially, there were no rules. Then we had...
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Fidelity to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

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The world’s fourth-biggest asset manager, Fidelity Investments, who controls around $7.2 trillion in assets, has 27 million customers and provides investment services to around 13,000 institutional advisory firms and brokers, is launching a digital...
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Knowing the difference between Investing, Saving & Impact Investing

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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...
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Why Most People Lose Money Day-Trading (And How to Not Be One of Them)

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Day-trading is hard, and most people lose money at it. I definitely have. In fact, I once lost more money in a single day than many people earn in an entire year at a regular...