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Cryptos survive another drop but Global economy looks shaky

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Another week of Geo-political tensions wraps up the on the financial markets. But the Equity investors were more focused on the U.S earnings seasons which has crossed the half way mark with better than...
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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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Personal Brands Strike Gold in the Long Run

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Creating a personal brand is a cornerstone for marketing, particularly on the internet. Having a persona determines where and how much you should direct your efforts. Besides being a social influencer, Ian Moyse is also...
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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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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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How Do You Trade Trends in the Market?

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The turtle strategy was used by one of the most successful trend followers in history, Richard Dennis, who borrowed $1,600 and reportedly made $200 million in about ten years. The strategy states that when...
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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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Cash in On Video Games with NVIDIA

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Value investors can cash in on video games with NVIDIA Corp (NASDAQ: NVDA). In fact, NVIDIA allows gamers to take advantage of a classic value investing strategy. The strategy is to buy the companies...
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How to evaluate growth stocks like VCs

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Two and a half factors to assess growth investments. This post will cover the following topics: The importance of being in the right market at the right time How hiring and people management is the...
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The rise of P2P Finance model

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The Global Financial crisis of 2007-08 in the U.S changed the global financial landscape dramatically resulting in the disruption of the conventional models of finance. The rapid devaluation of financial instruments like Mortgage backed...
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A Complete Guide to Equity Research – Part 1

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Equity Analyst Reports Part 1 This article will be the first in a three-part series that examines equity research. The equity markets are hugely popular, yet they often remain something of a mystery to many...
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Blockchain Economics and Network Effects

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Looking at the gargantuan market caps that the world’s biggest tech companies such as Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon have amassed, one wonders how they’ve managed to dominate within their respective environments, often in such a...
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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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Targeted Ads Dominate the Competition

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Advertisements must be strategically placed for the best return on investment. That could be the decider among the competition in tight markets. Besides being a social media manager and lifestyle blogger, Ashley Mokwena is an...
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Six Blockchain Projects addressing Global Challenges

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The recently established UNICEF Innovation Fund under the auspices of the parent charity funded six blockchain startup projects in the emerging markets to tackle real-world problems. The pooled fund has been designed to specifically...
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Mass Crypto Adoption – why we’re not there…yet

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A few weeks ago, the Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong predicted that a whopping 1 billion people will be using cryptocurrencies in the next five years. If his prediction materializes, it would mean that we...
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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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Cryptos recovery still elusive as Dovish FOMC fuels Stock gains

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It was slim pickings for the Cryptos in the financial markets as the grind lower continued. With interest now diverted towards other digital assets like the tokenized securities, stable coins & cross border digital...
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The Perfect Crypto Trading Strategy

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Bold? You get to decide, not financial advice. If you've been in the trading game for a while, you may have heard of "pivot points" and "VWAP." The former sounds like the title for an...
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Defy the Myths That Kill Your Retirement

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The question is simple: Are you 100 percent certain you’ll have a great retirement, or do you have doubt? In the last decade that uncertainty was driven home when the economic collapse decimated retirement accounts...