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Developing Crowd-Sourced Trading Strategies and DIY Hedge Funds

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It was once the norm that being a hedge fund quant required some seriously impressive academic credentials. Straight-A's at school, a degree from a top tier university, and perhaps even a PhD was needed...
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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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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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Good Investments Leave No Doubt

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Investing is not to be taken lightly or without forethought. For those with short memories, markets don’t always go up, and variable rates vary. If you have doubt, ask Nicolette Mashile. She has made a...
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What’s in a name? Apples, oranges, and the quest for better sustainability data

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Consistent, specific and precise data is the key to understanding how a company is performing. This is not as easy as it should be when one looks at sustainability, and is currently one of...
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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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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in a Cryptocurrency Project

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There are now at least 1,560 cryptocurrencies (as of writing) in circulation, according to CoinMarketCap. And while most of us know the basics when it comes to big projects like Bitcoin and Ethereum, attempting to...
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How To Sharpen Your Investing Edge with Social Trading?

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At DDI, we aim to highlight many of the most useful consumer-level technologies that can enable you to take charge of your investing future. Social trading is one such technology… If you consider yourself a novice...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Investing in a Downturn

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Do you want to buy low and sell high? Let me tell you a secret. That’s exactly what hundreds of thousands of traders and fund managers around the world want to do, but no one gets...
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What Does a Well-Diversified Digital Asset Portfolio Look Like?

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In the light of the impressive cryptocurrency rally in the past eleven months, investors that have discovered bitcoin now also want to diversify into other promising digital assets that could potentially experience a similar...
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Three Simple, Low-Maintenence, Hi-Return Strategies

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Invest 15 Minutes to Earn Around 13% Per Year My last article was about how some ETF investment strategies made good money even during the wild and difficult years of 2008 and 2020. They applied either...
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How Finance Sector Can Benefit by Machine Learning Development and AI

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Making the right decisions and grabbing opportunities in the fast moving world of finance can make a difference to your bottom line. This is where artificial intelligence and machine learning make a tangential difference....
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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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How to Add Artificial Intelligence Exposure to Your Investment Portfolio

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Whether artificial intelligence (AI) will end up destroying humanity as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have suggested or whether it will be a gift that makes life easier for both businesses and individuals remains...
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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...
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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...
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Impact Investment for the Future

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For some, making money is the be-all and end-all of the investment game. Be it securities, commodities, cryptocurrency, or real estate, the goal remains the same – to create the largest return on your...
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Investing in disruptive technology made easy

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Researching and doing your due diligence to find 10 baggers that could dominate future industries can be tough. The tech giants who are dominating the indices now would have never been identified using traditional...
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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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Confessions — I Absolutely Don’t Love Bitcoin

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And neither should you It's true, I have written several articles on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies which will likely moon in the next year or so. If you haven’t read my articles before, you should understand...