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What is Biotech and How Can You Invest in it?

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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...
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Is Brand Advocacy Worth the Risk?

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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...
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Undeniably the Start of the STO Boom!

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Security tokens offerings: To replace ICO? Security token offerings! If you’re familiar with the blockchain-crypto space then there’s a high chance you’ve come across this term. I'd be surprised if you haven't. Since the downfall...
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So You Think You’re a Hot-Shot Crypto Investor? Beware the Dunning-Kruger Effect

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Setting aside our political leanings for just a moment, it seems few would argue that the presidency of Donald Trump has offered up a wealth of fascinating cases for in-depth psychological analysis. The seemingly endless...
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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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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 05/26/2018

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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...
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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...
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A Case for Investment in Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia is considered to be one of the most promising innovation markets. However, this region has been developing in an interesting manner. It is not strongly influenced by the U.S. market, which is...
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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...
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Crypto Diaries: Blockchain upgrades & Trading innovations

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The past week saw the Cryptos reaching new highs as the recovery from the lows of Dec. 2018 continued. Leading the pack was the kingpin Bitcoin itself which has soared by a whopping 150%...
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Cryptocurrency 2018: is it worth investing in?

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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...
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How Not to be Dumb Money, 3.0

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Gamestop Meme War Marshmallow Experiment Update When fear is overpriced, sell some. Gamestop dropped 29% today to $143 and I’m smiling at its put options’ inverted volatility smile. GME’s out of the money (OTM) puts cratered...
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Have A Startup Idea? How To Raise A Pre Seed

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The term pre seed has really become institutionalized in the last couple years, before that the idea / powerpoint stage wasn’t called by any other specific name. Let’s delve into definitions before  1) Definitions There is...
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Where Are All the Trillionaires?

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Recently, I accidentally clicked on an ad while trying to read a story on the internet. “It’s easy with my proven investment strategy to turn a few thousand dollars into millions,” a self-proclaimed expert...
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MIT takes center stage with Crypto Projects Unit-e & Vault

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It is common knowledge now that 2018 saw a resurgence of stable coins & digital securities as the two emerging & popular themes in the Cryptoverse. The scalability challenges, however, have been hogging the...
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What is Shrinkflation & its economic impact

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Most of us are familiar with the concept of inflation - it is a quantitative measure of the increase in the price of a basket of goods in a given economy. Inflation is measured...
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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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The Re-escalation of Trade war & its implications

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The U.S stocks managed to close up last Friday after overcoming a deficit of more than 350 points with the Dow Jones rising 114.01 points, or 0.4%, to end at 25,942.37. This claw back...
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The Growing Economic Divide

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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...
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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...