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USD backed Cryptos – An overview

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The widespread acceptance & adoption of Cryptocurrencies has led the Central banks around the world into mulling over the advantages of issuing the digital counterparts of their fiat currencies. The main contention that the...
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Where are the Financial Markets headed?

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Usually I do a wrap up of the financial markets at the end of the week, but I am compelled to write something midweek with the U.S. Equities going on a roller coaster ride...
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Financial Regulators’ double edged sword against Cryptos

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  Let me start off by saying that despite being a huge proponent of the Crypto/Blockchain movement I still believe there should be some kind of transparency so that an average investor doesn't get swindled...
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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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6 Factors that Influence the Price of Cryptocurrencies

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Given the massive and unpredictable volatility that cryptocurrencies have experienced ever since Bitcoin’s trading debut around nine years ago, one might be resigned to using mere guesswork to forecast the future direction of crypto...
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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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How are Robo-Advisors Changing the Finance Industry?

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The Terminator. Blade Runner. Transformers. The sci-fi genre is replete with the notion that robots will “take over the world”. But that’s just in the movies of course, it could never happen in real...
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Butterflies and Hurricanes: Big-Data Storms Drive Evidence-Based Success

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There is an old saying in idiomatic English, that ‘climate is what you expect, weather is what you get’. A salutary reminder, that even the best of plans and expectations are meaningless, in the...
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Three Reasons to Run Your Crypto-Business from Estonia

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Just to be clear: to run a compliant crypto-business may be difficult. The law and regulations (in the countries where some kind of rules are applicable) are still evolving, and they are subject to...
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The Network Value to Transactions (NVT) Ratio: A Breakthrough for Cryptocurrency Valuation

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“Price is what you pay, value is what you get.” Warren Buffett. Although we are currently in the midst of a major market correction, the last few years have seen a dramatic surge in the...
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Don’t Leave Your Honey in the Pot: Protecting Your Crypto Assets After Purchase

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One of the most difficult things for a new cryptocurrency investor to initially get to grips with is the extent to which YOU are the sole custodian of your new asset. It’s completely different from...
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How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Change Banking

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Artificial intelligence is a field of computer science that focuses on making machines intelligent by developing computer programs that can replicate human intelligence to a certain degree and potentially beyond. This much talked about technology...
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How Blockchain-as-a-Service (Baas) Platforms are Speeding up Blockchain Adoption

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There is hardly an IT director today that does not have to answer questions by his superiors as to if, how and when blockchain technology can be adopted in the business. The technology that...
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What Does a Well-Diversified Digital Asset Portfolio Look Like?

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In the light of the impressive cryptocurrency rally in the past eleven months, investors that have discovered bitcoin now also want to diversify into other promising digital assets that could potentially experience a similar...
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5 Apps Professional Crypto Traders Should Use

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As the market capitalization of cryptocurrencies increases, so does the number of applications and software for professional cryptocurrency traders. If you are actively managing a crypto asset portfolio, you should make use of all...