Markets

How the NFL Encourages Fair Competition

The NFL shows how a closed market increases competition while a free market only works for a dominant minority The NFL...
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The Sharpe Ratio Paradox: Why Still Invest In Venture Capital?

Sharpe ratio is a way of quantifying returns based on risk, specifically it is the average return earned in excess of...
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Using Google Search Trends to Predict Initial Jobless Claims

For several years now, my focus has been on using alternative data of many kinds to predict macroeconomic statistics. When ran...
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Crisis? 3 Ways VCs Adapt

There is a global crisis going on as I write this article. It’s not the first, it won’t be the last....
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Climbing the Liquidity Ladder

Big things are happening with private market liquidity. Just as the tokenization fad crashed and burned, a much bigger wave of...
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Thoughts on the Long Term Winner

Today we are going to discuss how the long term survivability of a prospective crypto asset is the single best indicator...
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Quandl 2020 Alternative Data Conference

Alternative data conferences connect actors in the buy-side ecosystem to explore novel use cases as the demand for alternative data is...
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Could Modern Monetary Theory Save America?

I Become President For A Day To Apply Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) To The US Economy Politicians and academics are making...
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The Best Way to Use Stock Market Correlations

When Alfred Winslow Jones pioneered the world’s first “hedged” fund (the “d” was dropped later) he blew other investors away by...
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Artificial Intelligence as a Tool for Investing

Have you considered diversifying your investment portfolio? Of course you have. Have you considered diversifying the tools you use for investing?...
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The Blockchain Industry is in a Tight Spot, How to Break Out of the Cu...

In Part 1, we discuss the reasons for the perplexity, industries that disappeared in history, and difficulties in investing in an...
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The Next Great Recession Is Near and Here’s Why

There are many reasons to feel confident about our economic future in the US as of late. And why shouldn’t we...
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