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The Twilight of the Leaders

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What role will organizational leaders play in the future? They won’t go away, but some believe the charismatic-type company executive will see his role diminish as power, authority, and responsibility gets distributed among largely...
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4 Reasons Why Starlink is a Terrible Investment

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“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana  In 2015 Elon Musk presented Starlink as the next revolution in global internet satellite communications. This constellation of twelve thousand small satellites...
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The Role of Data Analytics in the Finance Industry

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The role of data analytics in the finance industry is profound and growing with each passing year. With data science, machine learning, and modeling, data analytics professionals can use these tools for organizations to...
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The Future of Investing is Quantamental

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The word ‘Quantamental’ comes from an amalgamation of two methods of investing in one very powerful technique. It combines the quantitative approach of computers and statistical modeling with the fundamental analysis of financial and...
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A Quick Guide to Investment Algorithms

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Let's picture the stock market 30 years ago: Let's picture it now: Like many other areas now, the investment market has changed immensely with the help of technology. There is a new overlord- investment algorithms, which...
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How Hedge Funds Are Profiting From Your Data

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The Full Extent of How Your Personal Data is Being (Mis)used You are going to the supermarket for groceries; on your shopping list, you have fruits, chocolate, and paper towels. While this is a simple...
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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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Plan and Build Your Real Estate Business

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The real estate business has to be one of the top five favorite professions of all time. The reason is simple. It does not need a specific qualification and/or experience. Yet, the returns can...
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Forget about Oil, Water is the future.

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We’re not running out of alternatives for fuel. The energy sector was once a booming glory of investors, no matter the market’s state — the argument could always be made for Liquid Gold. Oil. The Pinnacle of all...
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Impact Investment for the Future

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For some, making money is the be-all and end-all of the investment game. Be it securities, commodities, cryptocurrency, or real estate, the goal remains the same – to create the largest return on your...
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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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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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Guide to Using Free Alternative Datasets to find Trading Ideas

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Alternative Datasets Traditional metrics used when making investing decisions while broad, tend to come from the same set of data points: Financial metrics, Business Operations, Competitor Performance, etc. Alternative data extends the definition of data...
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Best Resources to Learn Machine Learning and Apply It to Finance: Books, Courses, and...

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In today’s technologically advanced world, we’re starting to turn to the machines we create to aid us. The algorithms designed by data/AI scientists are becoming ever so powerful -- and now they’re showing their...
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Visualizing the difference between Data Science and Business Intelligence & more…

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As 2018 winds down to an eventful end as the financial markets turned lower, while Cryptocurrencies bad run continued. At the same time technology driven initiatives continued to gather pace at the micro &...
Crisis Management

Crisis Management Flies on ‘Plane’ Truth

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When an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crashed shortly after takeoff, the nation was plunged into crisis. The prime minister took to the airwaves to reassure people in distress. Amid the turmoil, Nelisa Ngqulana was in...
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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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Don’t pay later, pay NOW!

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The idea of buying on credit, meaning you get your product now and the bill (the pain of paying) later, is as old as time. Well, maybe not that old, but the I O...
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Is the Banking Industry Holding the Crypto Economy Back?

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For centuries, banks have been at the forefront of the UK economy. However, with the meteoric rise of the crypto economy, is the banking industry stopping it from going mainstream? According to the Big Innovation...
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Will Value Investing Make You Rich?

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Warren Buffet, the 3rd richest person in the world with a net wealth of 86.3 billion, made his fortunes through value investing. Can we replicate his strategy to get the same results? I ran a...