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[QUANDL WEBINAR] FX TRANSACTION DATA: Applications for the Sell-Side

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Currency markets present one of the most challenging but rewarding market opportunities to both institutional and individual investors. With the advancement of algorithms and applications, what gives investors some of the best competitive edges are...
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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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Financial markets end the year in a Psychological frenzy

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The financial market moves to end the year depicted the true definition of the "roller coaster ride." Records got broken on the U.S stock market with the biggest Pre-Christmas loss ever, followed by the...
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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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Knowing the difference between Investing, Saving & Impact Investing

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Ever since I was a kid, the only good money management lessons that I learnt was from my parents. Even in this information & data-driven world there is hardly anything substantial taught in schools...
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Financial Markets embracing Blockchain & Cryptos

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The persistent downtrend in the prices of digital coins this year has overshadowed the forward strides Blockchain & Cryptos have taken in this technological shift - let's face it FUD gets much more coverage...
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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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Bitcoin supercharges the current bull run in Cryptos

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If April showed the light at the end of the tunnel for the prolonged downturn in Cryptocurrencies, May has propelled the digital currencies to new highs with the vertical ascend in Bitcoin that we...
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One size fits all trading strategy?

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One size fits-all trading strategy? Wouldn’t the World be a perfect place for me & all my fellow traders if there was such a strategy… alas that’s not the case. But the good thing is...
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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...
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Impermanent Loss In DeFi — The Risks Involved In Providing Liquidity

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The impermanent loss also called divergent loss, is the difference between when you are holding tokens in an AMM (Automated Market Maker) Liquidity Pool and just simply holding them (i.e. HODLing) on the blockchain. When tokens are provided for...
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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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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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Could Machine Learning and NLP Have Predicted Oil’s Crash? The Answer is YES.

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A guide on how to combine Machine Learning and NLP to successfully predict the COVID-19 lead oil crash. On April 20th, 2020, futures for WTI (Crude oil’s U.S. benchmark) reached for the first time in history negative...
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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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Business Partnerships: Their Importance for Expanding Overseas

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With China and other Far East countries growing into strong business hubs, any serious entrepreneur must be thinking of expanding his business into that prime region. The European Union, on the other hand, has...
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The Dovish U-Turn from the FOMC plunges the Greenback

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The price movement in the USD Majors said it all. The extremely cautious & dovish tone from the Federal Reserve (U.S Central bank) caused huge losses to the Greenback against its counterparts. While the...
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Ocado leads the Robotization of Retail

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The Ocado Group plc (LSE: OCDO) is an interesting company to watch because it leads to the robotization of retail. In fact, I think Ocado is one of the few companies that could challenge...
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The Age of The Millennial Investor: How The World of Investment is Set to...

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Covid-19 has carried with it a wide range of disruptive influences across countless industries. While there was an initial significant adverse impact on the investment landscape, it appears that the pandemic has accelerated a...
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Injection For the Market – FAANG Continues to Ride That Perma-bull Energy

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FAANG stocks pull the market higher on news of an FDA emergency greenlight on a COVID plasma treatment. After a week of jobless numbers cracking up once more, the market and the pandemic sent...