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Outperforming the Market with High Dividend Yield Stocks

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One of the key factors most investors look out for when purchasing stocks is how much dividend the stock pays. A dividend is a reward that the company pays to its investors which usually...
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Party Round? When Startups Should And Shouldn’t Take It

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Party rounds, or mass syndication, is when a startup raises from multiple investors, none of which individually has a large enough stake, instead of having the traditional notion of a lead and follow investors....
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Jack of all trades… Master of one!

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

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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...
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Cryptos survive another drop but Global economy looks shaky

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Another week of Geo-political tensions wraps up the on the financial markets. But the Equity investors were more focused on the U.S earnings seasons which has crossed the half way mark with better than...
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A Brief introduction to Forex trading & technical setups

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For most people Foreign exchange means an exchange of one fiat currency to another when we are going to an overseas location for a vacation or a business trip to pay goods or service...
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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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Early-stage is not about speed

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I’ve long been wanting to write about speed. I am developing my 4th startup in solo mode, and I cannot go fast :-). Is it an issue? A common perception is that speed is what...
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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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Headliners: JPM’s Interbank blockchain, FB & TSLA troubles and Fed’s Dot Plot

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Another week of interesting developments in the Financial markets so let's get right to it. Let's start off with my favorite - Cryptocurrencies. Although the price action in the digital assets dictated sustained gains...
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Technical Setups – Forex

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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...
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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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Cryptos, Stocks & Greenback end the first quarter on a buoyant note

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The first quarter culminated on a positive note for the Financial Markets. Although somewhat of an anomaly, specially the inverse relationship between Equities & Cryptos in recent times, both segments gained handsomely in tandem....
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How To Sharpen Your Investing Edge with Social Trading?

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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...
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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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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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Ethereum & Tron upgrades didn’t move the Cryptos

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It has been an impressive run for the U.S stocks for the past nine weeks ever since the recent market bottom on the Christmas eve last year. Although Dow snapped the nine week winning...
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The Mystery that is Compound Interest

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In my article "Why we need to teach Personal Finance" I have already alluded to the damage compound interest can do. Especially, when no one seems to understand how it works, and how quickly...
Crisis Management

Crisis Management Flies on ‘Plane’ Truth

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When an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crashed shortly after takeoff, the nation was plunged into crisis. The prime minister took to the airwaves to reassure people in distress. Amid the turmoil, Nelisa Ngqulana was in...
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Tokenized Securities & Digital assets trading is the new trend

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As the Earnings seasons kicked off in the U.S, Stocks were looking poised to wipe off the losses accumulated prior to Christmas last year. The U.S equities ended the 4-week winning streak on Friday...