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What is Longevity Risk & how can you mitigate it?

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Most of us are aware of the financial risks associated with the Investment portfolios, businesses, or retirement plans. Some of these risks are controllable while others are not - the Market risk is an...
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Investment Will be Crucial for Survival

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Start learning, it’s going to be every individual for themselves. Unless we’re hitting a six figure salary, chances are we’re not saving up much. From experience, I can tell you — forget about owning a house...
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Outperforming the Market with High Dividend Yield Stocks

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One of the key factors most investors look out for when purchasing stocks is how much dividend the stock pays. A dividend is a reward that the company pays to its investors which usually...
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Correction Is Here

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“Venture Capital In Q1 2019: The World Pulls Back From Record Highs.” “Apple buys self-driving startup Drive.ai just days before it would have died.” “China’s historic car market decline continues, as trade war and emissions clampdown...
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Responsible Investing and Alphabet Soup in the EU

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Look past the acronyms and you’ll see increasingly valuable work that will affect both how we invest, and how we address climate change The Paris Agreement on climate change took place in December 2015 with...
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Private Equity Investors Need to Keep Up With Data Analytics

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If you had a key that could unlock a shortcut to business achievement and professional success, wouldn’t you use it? The obvious answer would be yes, of course -- but today, some private equity...
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I am a Baby Boomer, and this is the story of how my generation...

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Featuring The Maine Capital Corporation of 1976 Established in the wake of a newly centralized United States Economy, Legal status disclosure: This is an opinion of a layperson. independent researcher ,and private citizen of Maine. My generation,...
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Facebook and Google Love Stock Buybacks

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They generate huge amounts of free cash flow and use the most of this to reduce their share counts — to great effect on their stock prices. Not too many people realize that both Google (GOOG, GOOGL) and Facebook (FB)...
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The Challenge of Forex Trading for Machine Learning

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Machine learning is a branch of artificial intelligence that has grabbed a lot of headlines previously. People are fascinated by the concept of machines seemingly ‘thinking’, and learning how to carry out tasks more...
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Climbing the Liquidity Ladder

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Big things are happening with private market liquidity. Just as the tokenization fad crashed and burned, a much bigger wave of PE secondary transactions took off on a hockey stick growth path. The successful efforts...
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Are We Ready For a Universal Basic Income?

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The idea of a Universal Basic Income is picking up pace all over the world, but are we ready? How would you like a pre-assigned sum of money credited directly into your bank account, every...
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7 Ways Wealthtech is Digitizing Wealth Management

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“Customer experience is chief among the areas where traditional financial institutions have fallen short. 70% of millennials would rather visit their dentists than their bankers.” Harit Talwar, Head of Marcus at Goldman Sachs. Not long...
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How Wirecard Concealed Its €1.9 Billion Plothole

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Good luck squeezing out of this one. Wirecard, the major German payment processing company, has shown in an audit that its books are missing around €1.9 billion in cash. It turns out, as per external...
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How To Truly Measure A Venture Capitalist’s Performance?

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Wall Street Journal: Andreessen Horowitz’s Returns Trail Venture-Capital Elite TechCrunch: AngelList wants to improve comparing VC fund performance with new metrics and calculator New Yorker: Is Venture Capital Worth the Risk? Trying to make sense of these...
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Global Trends in Fintech Technology

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Countries may have locked up their borders to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic, but local and international trade must go on. Innovations such as cloud-based technology, AI, and fintech have stepped in to handle the...
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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research  Ever since the crypto markets have taken a downward turn in early 2018, there have been a plethora of articles and youtube videos with the headlines “bitcoin set...
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Are Social Stock Exchanges (SSE) the future of Impact Investing?

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It is heartening to see how slowly but surely, the global focus of the private sector is shifting towards the collective societal well-being & preserving of the environment. These issues have taken center stage...
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Here’s How Multifamily RE Investors Can Cater to Remote Workers

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We are living through a pivot-point in the United States’ real estate history. The remote work revolution, which began as a temporary solution to the global pandemic and has since become a new way...
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Looking to the Skies for Alpha

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We recently discussed how companies such as Quandl are leading this alternative data revolution. Now, quantitative hedge funds are only too willing to spend substantial amounts of time, money and effort obtaining such data,...
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Bitcoin’s ETF & Ethereum’s upgrade delayed yet again…

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Financial markets were mostly flooded with bad news like downward growth revisions etc. It is strange to see how sometimes these headliners are related to the market moves while at other times they are...