Hedging

Are You Ready for the Periodic Inflection Point? Part 2

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We discuss about the irreversible factors in global cycles and their drivers. We then discuss the risk aversion cycle and hedging, and how Bitcoin is becoming the Alpha of hedging assets. In Part 1, we...
WeWork

WeWork And The IPO Drama

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WeWork is one of the world’s most valuable startups, valued at $47 billion during its last round of funding in early 2019. The We Company, WeWork’s parent company, filed for IPO mid-August, and since...
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Turbulent Times at Boeing

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Boeing has had a turbulent second and third quarter this year. It was related to the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max following two fatal 737 Max crashes that were blamed on new...
Crowfunding

7 Use Cases for Blockchain-based Crowdfunding

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Startups from around the world have found crowdfunding to be an extremely viable alternative to traditional venture capital. To date, crowdfunding initiatives have raised $34 billion, which roughly added $65 billion to the global...
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Peloton IPO: Some factors investors should consider

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In late August, connected bike and treadmill company Peloton - described as the “Netflix of exercise” - filed paperwork to go public. Their business model is based on a combination of hardware sales and ongoing...
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WeWork: A Pre-IPO Alternative Data Analysis

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Most investors will have heard that co-working company WeWork plans to go public this fall. Its tequila-swigging, surfer dude CEO Adam Neumann makes renting office space sound like a spiritual movement. Despite WeWork’s staggering losses,...
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The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 3

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We conclude our findings in a bid to help users better understand Ponzi schemes, so as to lower their investment risks. With reference to the research discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 1. There is...
Ponzi Scheme

The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part 1

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We construct the model of a simple Ponzi scheme, deduce how long the scheme will last and when a rational promoter will skip town.  Basically, most of the dead P2P platforms or asset management products we...
Startups

Startups And Saying No To A Large Investor

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Hot startups are often thought of that way because of who is involved and how bold the idea is. And they get disproportionate and arguably undue attention. If you are finding yourself in that...
Dividend Aristocrats

3 High Quality Dividend Aristocrats For Long-Term Dividend Growth

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Dividends are a big part of our investing philosophy, as research has shown that dividend growth stocks have significantly outperformed non-dividend paying stocks. For example, the Dividend Aristocrats are a group of 57 stocks...
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Breaking down the Investing styles of four different Generations

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We live in interesting times - a crossroads where four generations make up the changing demographics of the evolving global economy. This has not only given rise to the new tech- enabled model of...
Data

Guide to Using Free Alternative Datasets to find Trading Ideas

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Alternative Datasets Traditional metrics used when making investing decisions while broad, tend to come from the same set of data points: Financial metrics, Business Operations, Competitor Performance, etc. Alternative data extends the definition of data...
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Visualizing the first decline in Global Wealth & HNWIs since 2011

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5 Charts showing the Declining wealth trends in 2018 after seven years of growth Following a slump in Global Equities in late 2018 and the subsequent slow down in the Global Economy, 2018 was marked...
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How Long Can the U.S. Bull Market Last?

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The U.S. economy is currently in the tenth year of its expansion and investors and policymakers alike are wondering what will trigger the next recession. Despite the U.S. stock market is overvalued with a...
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The Impact of 2008 Financial crisis on 20 biggest Bankruptcies in U.S History

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Conducting business comes with its own set of risks, plans sometimes pan out while failing miserably on other occasions. This doesn't mean just because there is a certain risk involved you don't try. Risk...
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What’s New & Interesting in Crypto Trading?

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The Cryptoverse is evolving at a breathtaking pace - not a single day goes by without you finding something new, interesting or innovative here. Financial trading instruments involving digital assets are perhaps the fastest...
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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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What is “Bitcoin halving” & its potential of powering an extended bull run into...

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Bitcoin halving sounds like a complex phenomenon at first reading, but it simply a process of reducing the mining rewards to half, done to maintain the supply of Bitcoin (21 million). More details on...
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A Complete Guide to Equity Research -Part 2

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Equity Analyst Reports Part 2: The Necessary Evil In this second part of our examination of equity analyst reports, we are going to look at the following topics: The decline of the traditional equity research...
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Bitcoin is acting as the New hedge against the Global Liquidity Risk

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What a relentless recovery has the Crypto kingpin Bitcoin staged in the past 10 weeks or so as it finally broke the all-important $10K psychological level, last seen in Mar. 2018. Not only that,...
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