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Santa rally for Cryptos as Stocks go into a free fall

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The year is winding down to an eventful end as divergence takes shapes in different sectors of the financial markets. Cryptos saw first weekly gains in a while & gave something to cheer about...
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LinkedIn Done Right is Almost Magic

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Careers and LinkedIn often intertwine. Looking for a job? Are you on LinkedIn? The social media venue conjures up different reactions – some positive, some not. Count Chaim Shapiro among LinkedIn’s fans. The veteran career...
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Tech Diaries: Apple’s reinvention, Starlink launch & Microsoft’s pivot towards blockchain

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Welcome to the first edition of Tech Diaries - my new blogging series about important issues pertaining to the tech world. For those you who have across my other blogs, I have a similar...
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TechFin vs. FinTech – What’s the difference?

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Most of you have a fair idea about Fintech where the original financial system is improved upon by the use of technology. A very common & simple example of this is the online banking...
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The Sharpe Ratio Paradox: Why Still Invest In Venture Capital?

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Sharpe ratio is a way of quantifying returns based on risk, specifically it is the average return earned in excess of the risk-free rate per unit of volatility or total risk.There are some limitations,...
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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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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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DDI Blockchain Weekly (June 11th-17th)

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It was yet another subdued week for the cryptocurrency complex, with markets continuing their downward trajectory early in the week, following the $40 million hack of Korean exchange Coinrail on June 10th. By Thursday,...
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Turkish Lira meltdown & contagion fears

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Summer is usually a slow time for the financial markets with range bound moves specially in the Forex markets but all that seems set to change with the collapse that we saw in the...
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The Best Way to Use Stock Market Correlations

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When Alfred Winslow Jones pioneered the world's first "hedged" fund (the "d" was dropped later) he blew other investors away by borrowing funds to short 20% of the stocks trading at the time. He...
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Doctors Prescribe Apps for Patient Connections

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Mobile apps connect healthcare providers with patients in ways users increasingly use and understand. Widespread use of apps also opens the door to widespread privacy violations. Physicians must be extra cautious. Dr. Narciso Tapia is...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 8th – 14th)

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Most projects saw red during the last week as crypto markets shed around $20 million, and total market capitalization returned to $200 million. The drop was particularly pronounced on Thursday, when $6 billion was...