Is Brand Advocacy Worth the Risk?

Small businesses that take a stand for their brand roam the high-risk, high-reward world of advocacy. Do brands that advocate for causes risk driving away customers, or are they on to something that contradicts...

Good Investments Leave No Doubt

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...

Here’s How Machine Learning Is Transforming Investment Decisions for Financial Institutions

Two advancements in technology over the last few years have resulted in a potential opportunity for investors to begin working in a smarter, more profitable way. These two technologies are Big Data and Machine Learning...

How to Manage Your Crypto Portfolio

With Bitcoin managing to scale unprecedented heights over the last few years, the world is fast becoming aware of the investment potential of cryptocurrencies. But as attractive opportunities continue to present themselves, the sheer...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/29/2018

It's that time of the week when I look at the all my notes of the past week & try to make sense of it all and more importantly make sense of it for...

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations — is your crypto-business safe and compliant?

With cryptocurrency giving criminals a new way of money laundering, it’s important that you safeguard your business and stay compliant. Here’s everything you need to know. The birth of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies has opened up...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/15/2018

It was a tale of the 3 Central banks, further tariffs impositions, a strained G-7 meeting & Geo political events last week for the financial markets. Quick recap: U.S. Equities still undecided on the...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/22/2018

Friday afternoon rolls in and a zillion things cross my mind that I need to talk about on my weekly blog. In summary the Global Equities are feeling the jitters from the escalating tariff...

5 Apps Professional Crypto Traders Should Use

As the market capitalization of cryptocurrencies increases, so does the number of applications and software for professional cryptocurrency traders. If you are actively managing a crypto asset portfolio, you should make use of all...

How Big Data is Disrupting the Financial Industry

The financial industry is experiencing a technological transformation like it has not seen since the emergence of the Internet. Mobile banking and payments, instant peer-to-peer money transfers via SMS, online peer-to-peer lending, robo-advice, AI-driven...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 07/06/2018

And time's up as everybody heads into the weekend with the summer season kicking in full gear. Usually this is the slowest time of the year for the financial markets but seems like we...

All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 05/26/2018

TGIF everyone & here’s my take on the 3 financial markets. The Cryptos remained firmly in the red as US Justice department begins to investigate whether the prices of the digital coins are being...

The Death of Discretionary Asset Management and Rise of Data-Driven Investment

Data-driven services have made the active asset management industry experience a major shakeup, as these investment strategies (especially digital services) continue to grow in popularity. Their lower cost and greater efficiency make them more...

Are Bots Controlling Crypto Markets?

So, it’s time to buy some of that cryptocurrency you’ve had your eyes on. You’ve done your research, the market price is low enough, and you’ve decided that it’s the right time to pull...

Impact Investment for the Future

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...

The 4 Hottest Trends in Fintech Right Now

The financial technology sector has been experiencing a boom in recent years as the next generation of tech-savvy consumers of financial services are starting to choose banking apps over visiting branches, are investing in...

Jack of all trades… Master of one!

Yeah you read it right... Master of One not None! Just a little different from the original figure of speech and I will tell you what I imply. I am talking about the art...
Apple Valuation

Which valuation indicator to use – let the data decide

Summary There are many valuation indicators available to value stocks Different indicators give widely differing valuation numbers making it difficult for investors to come to a conclusion The best way to decide is ironically...

Technical Setups – Forex

Greenback has started the week on weaker footing but it will all come down to the general risk sentiment in the financial markets. If it turns sour with the impending additional tariffs by the...

Considerations When Pitching to Angel Investors

An entrepreneur trying to map out the funding landscape today will find a much more complicated environment than existed just a decade ago. You used to jump from a friends and family round to a...