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DDI Blockchain Weekly (July 2nd – July 8th)

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With an almost $30 billion boost in market capitalization for the week, cryptocurrency markets posted their first significant weekly gains since at least the start of June. Among the biggest projects, the best performers...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 07/06/2018

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And time's up as everybody heads into the weekend with the summer season kicking in full gear. Usually this is the slowest time of the year for the financial markets but seems like we...
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Bullish Posturing in Cryptos – ST moves

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Cryptocurrencies have rebounded nicely from their lows in the past few days signalling a possible bottom. It was a nice slow day for me to look at the technical levels of the Top 5...
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Jack of all trades… Master of one!

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Yeah you read it right... Master of One not None! Just a little different from the original figure of speech and I will tell you what I imply. I am talking about the art...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (June 25th – July 1st)

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Just when it looked as if crypto was going to suffer another week of painful losses, markets rebounded strongly on Saturday to end the week marginally higher overall in terms of market capitalization. Prior...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/29/2018

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It's that time of the week when I look at the all my notes of the past week & try to make sense of it all and more importantly make sense of it for...
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Why do banks care more about blockchain than Cryptocurrencies?

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“I could care less about bitcoin. I don't know why I said anything about it. The blockchain is a technology which is a good technology. We actually use it. It will be useful in...
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Investing in Data Analytics to Improve Business Value

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The words were uttered, though likely not for the first time, in 1978 by a pathologist named Edwin R. Fisher, and have resonated across the last four decades. “In God we trust,” he told a...
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Protectionism, Politics & Economic turmoil

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A hefty 400+ point reversal in the U.S. Equities yesterday has flashed a warning sign for things to come. The markets made a massive reversal as the Tech stocks rolled over. It's not the thought...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (June 18th-24th)

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Cryptocurrency markets continued to lose ground last week, with bearish sentiment being strengthened following the 35 billion won ($31 million) hack of South Korea’s Bithumb exchange. The sixth-biggest cryptocurrency trading venue in the world,...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/22/2018

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Friday afternoon rolls in and a zillion things cross my mind that I need to talk about on my weekly blog. In summary the Global Equities are feeling the jitters from the escalating tariff...
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Considerations When Pitching to Angel Investors

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An entrepreneur trying to map out the funding landscape today will find a much more complicated environment than existed just a decade ago. You used to jump from a friends and family round to a...
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Banks love Blockchain but hate Cryptocurrencies

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The love-hate relationship between the banks the digital coins has been ongoing ever since the inception of Blockchain & the associated Cryptocurrencies. Let's look at some stats first... according to the Research firm Greenwich Associates following...
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Decentralized Exchanges as the Future of Cryptocurrency Trading (PART II)

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In my previous article, I highlighted how decentralized exchanges (DEXs) represent a marked improvement over centralized exchanges across a range of important issues such as security and privacy. But by no means are DEXs the...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 1

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I tweet & retweet a lot of useful info graphics (FinTech, AI, Big Data, Computing, Markets etc.) everyday on my Twitter handle but you can never get to everyone who is looking for such...
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What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrencies Before Investing

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The wealth of information available regarding cryptocurrency and investing in it has become sort of a double-edged sword. How? While the right information will accelerate your journey in blockchain and cryptocurrency investing, the wrong...
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One size fits all trading strategy?

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One size fits-all trading strategy? Wouldn’t the World be a perfect place for me & all my fellow traders if there was such a strategy… alas that’s not the case. But the good thing is...
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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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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 06/15/2018

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It was a tale of the 3 Central banks, further tariffs impositions, a strained G-7 meeting & Geo political events last week for the financial markets. Quick recap: U.S. Equities still undecided on the...
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Evolution of Fintech — A timeline

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Finance & technology have been intertwined ever since the start of the modern society. The earliest days of finance hundreds of years ago was in the context of keeping records for things like government...