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Market Movers & Shakers

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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...
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3 Markets – 3 Stories

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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...
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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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Climate Change, ESG and the Quest for Better Data

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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...
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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...
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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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...
Starship

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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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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Hiring For Your Startup? 5 Best Practices

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Hiring effectively is both a science and an art. This article will cover five practical principles to make the life of a startup CEO easier. 1) The Hiring Landscape In emerging ecosystems oftentimes there is a...
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Trading Psychology & Lessons learnt

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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...
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How Crypto Businesses Can Have Positive Relationships with Regulators

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With more regulators circling the crypto-industry, learn how you can develop long-lasting relationships with them to minimise disruptions. Regulators are still trying to clamp down on unregulated methods of funding like Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs),...
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Cryptos roar back to life after months of lull & mundane trading

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The last 24 hours or so have seen the Cryptocurrencies come alive, trading in a much wider range than we gotten used to seeing in recent months. If anything, the sustained gains today in...
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Cryptos bounce maybe short lived but Stocks buoyant on trade deal expectation

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When the fortunes turn for an asset on a financial market, even good news become bad news & that's what has been happening to the Cryptocurrencies lately. More on that later but they did...
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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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How Big Data is Disrupting the Financial Industry

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The financial industry is experiencing a technological transformation like it has not seen since the emergence of the Internet. Mobile banking and payments, instant peer-to-peer money transfers via SMS, online peer-to-peer lending, robo-advice, AI-driven...
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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...