3 Markets – 3 Stories

It's rare that you see interesting moves emerging from all three segments of the financial markets namely - Equities, Forex & Cryptocurrencies. This past week provided just that opportunity. To sum it up for...

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...

The Growing Economic Divide

Uncle Sam has once again threatened to impose further tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods being exported from China as the trade war between the two largest economies of the world move up...

Climate Change, ESG and the Quest for Better Data

After what feels like another incredibly hot summer across many parts of the planet, the latest findings from S&P Global suggest that US companies are taking note of the effect that climate change is...

Turkish Lira meltdown & contagion fears

Summer is usually a slow time for the financial markets with range bound moves specially in the Forex markets but all that seems set to change with the collapse that we saw in the...

Market Movers & Shakers

Let’s start off with the Equities where U.S markets continue to outperform pretty much every global index in the World on the back of yet another strong earnings season. The driving force behind this...

Responsible Investing and Alphabet Soup in the EU

Look past the acronyms and you’ll see increasingly valuable work that will affect both how we invest, and how we address climate change The Paris Agreement on climate change took place in December 2015 with...

What is Biotech and How Can You Invest in it?

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...

Trading Psychology & Lessons learnt

You might have heard that phrase Trading is an art but to me It is a Science with two key virtues - Patience & Persistence - that have served me well over the years...
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...

Three Cryptocurrencies to Consider Buying and Holding in 2018

Cryptocurrency analysis can be overwhelming. With over 1,650 different cryptocurrencies listed on CoinMarketCap.com in addition to the hundreds (perhaps thousands) of other coins still in development, investors are flooded with options that might be...

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...

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...

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...

Protectionism, Politics & Economic turmoil

A hefty 400+ point reversal in the U.S. Equities yesterday has flashed a warning sign for things to come. The markets made a massive reversal as the Tech stocks rolled over. It's not the thought...

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...

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...

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...

How To Sharpen Your Investing Edge with Social Trading?

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...

Cryptocurrency 2018: is it worth investing in?

As we approach the half-way mark in the year, how will cryptocurrency shape up in Q3 and Q4? Here’s our insight into the future: With the combined market cap of $17.7bn at the start of 2017...