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Protectionism, Politics & Economic turmoil

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

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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...
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Spotting The Wolf From The Sheep

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If you have been in any industry long enough, one thing becomes clear. There are three main types of people in this world, the ones who are smart and resilient, the ones who are...
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Three Reasons Why The SpaceX Starship Is a Bad Investment

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In 2013 Elon Musk proposed the Starship as a fully reusable heavy-lift rocket capable of revolutionizing transportation. The Starship is promised to be capable of delivering large satellites to orbit, transporting people globally, and...
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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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Cryptos hope of a recovery waning & Stocks volatility spooks investors

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The week started off on optimism of a trade truce between the two biggest economies of the world (U.S/China), but the dead-cat bounce in the Equity markets quickly reversed direction to end the week...
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A Global Channel for Digital Securities

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Tokenized securities were a disaster in 2018. Investors didn’t want them, regulators didn’t like them, and issuers used them to offer scammy small-caps. All of those things need to change before we can use...
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Why is Digital Marketing important for Businesses

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“Students do not learn much just sitting in classes listening to teachers, memorizing prepackaged assignments, and spitting out answers. They must talk about what they are learning, write reflectively about it, relate it to...
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Startup101: How Do I Divide Equity Among My Cofounders And Employees?

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So you have just spent six months building a prototype with an early team, punting the question on how to divide the company. Now you are looking to raise external capital essentially forcing you...
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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...
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VCs Suck – 5 Practical Ways For Entrepreneurs To Minimize The Pain

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I hear on an almost daily basis a startup complaining about VCs, mostly about lack of response or lack of clarity. Having been both an entrepreneur and an investor I often find bell curves...
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Why Japan has Changed its Mind on Responsible Investment

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Selected by the UK’s Department of International Trade to take part in their FinTech Trade Mission to Tokyo, I have just returned from the FinTech Summit (“FinSum”) in Tokyo which took place last week....
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Which valuation indicator to use – let the data decide

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

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

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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...
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October Effect gripping the Financial markets yet again?

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For us October is a transitioning month from Fall to Winter with the beautiful colors in the backdrop, but for the Financial markets it has historically been a "scary" month with most of the...
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Portfolio Diversification: How to Potentially Gain Better Returns per Unit of Risk

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This research article analyzes the impact of portfolio diversification when applied to a portfolio of stocks and bonds. In particular, it shows that by spreading the investment on uncorrelated asset classes an investor may...
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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...