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Ponzi Financing, Negative Interest Rates and Bitcoin, Part 2

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In Part 1, we analyzed the Ponzi financing model, and further study the paradigm shift of the three financing models. Today, we discuss the investment logic of hedging and Ponzi, as well as the...
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Ponzi Financing, Negative Interest Rates and Bitcoin

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In previous series of our Ponzi analysis, we have established a simple model – the old school Ponzi model. In this model, we have made several intuitive conclusions: Ponzi is essentially a process of...
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Hot Times in Cold Storage

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Why Cold Chain Logistics is on Fire Cold-storage warehousing is hot. In the past year, we have seen a flood of capital pouring into temperature-controlled logistics facilities. Investors and buyers have rushed into the sector, eager to...
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Thousand Years of Hedging History, Part 2

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This article will bring you through the transition from regionalization risks to globalization risks, the weakening of gold as a safe haven, and the beginning of a new phase of global economic crisis. It...
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Thousand Years of Hedging History, Part 1

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This article will bring you through the evolution of hedging, from natural risks to single-point measurement risks, and regionalization risks. Following, it will also discuss regionalized hedging and the emergence of hedging with gold.    “……(usury),...
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What Healthcare Experts Ought to Take Home from the Apple Trade?

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Every soul from the time of birth to the end of life maintains a connotation because it stands a necessity to sustain vitality and thrive. To prevail over that journey, every living must work...
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Market, Economy and Cycles, Part 1

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In this sharing, we look to better understand the essence of a free-market economy from a more fundamental viewpoint of the market interactions. We also look to understand the cyclic patterns of the economy...
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Digital Freight: The Race to Automate Truck Brokerage

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In the race to digitize the truck brokerage market, will the winner be an incumbent or a challenger? The upside is enormous. Trucking is a $734 billion market. Truckload and less-than-truckload revenue constitute close to...
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Transformers- A Metaphorical Analysis of the Modern-day Corporatism

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Corporation and humanity are as different as apples and oranges, as the former is a thing with distinct and independent existence, where the latter the element of living biped mammalian. Corporations are entities and...
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Are You Ready for the Periodic Inflection Point? Part 1

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We get used to the present situation easily over time and use the current logic to predict the future – Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates U.S. stocks plummeted with the Federal Reserve's announcement of interest rate...
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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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The Role of Quants on Forex Trading

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Many of the articles written about forex trading concentrate on two things. These are the forex markets themselves – how they move, when they’re open, what opportunities they offer – and the behavior of...
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Turbulent Times at Boeing

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Boeing has had a turbulent second and third quarter this year. It was related to the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max following two fatal 737 Max crashes that were blamed on new...
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The U.S. China Trade War May Cause Multipolarity Instead of Deglobalisation

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The U.S.- China trade, technology, and possible currency war suggest a continued escalation beyond rhetoric, with negative implications for trade in an already slowing global economy. Following the bout of tit-for-tat tariffs, talks of...
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Startups And Saying No To A Large Investor

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Hot startups are often thought of that way because of who is involved and how bold the idea is. And they get disproportionate and arguably undue attention. If you are finding yourself in that...
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Self-Serve: The Solution to Real-Time Connection

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About a year ago, I had a lead named Ken come to our website and send a message on our chatbot at 2:52 pm. Not even 60 seconds later a member of my team...
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Alternative Data – A Beginner’s Guide

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Alternative data is gaining popularity among hedge fund managers and financial institutions these days. Despite the fact that it opens up new layers of challenges and complexities in the asset selection process, alternative data...
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Breaking down the Investing styles of four different Generations

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We live in interesting times - a crossroads where four generations make up the changing demographics of the evolving global economy. This has not only given rise to the new tech- enabled model of...
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How Long Can the U.S. Bull Market Last?

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The U.S. economy is currently in the tenth year of its expansion and investors and policymakers alike are wondering what will trigger the next recession. Despite the U.S. stock market is overvalued with a...
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A Complete Guide to Equity Research – Part 3

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Equity Analysts Part 3: Trading Strategies with Analyst Forecasts In this third part of our series on equity analysts, we are going to explore a series of trading strategies that are made possible thanks to...