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Market, Economy and Cycles, Part 1

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In this sharing, we look to better understand the essence of a free-market economy from a more fundamental viewpoint of the market interactions. We also look to understand the cyclic patterns of the economy...
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Top 4 Artificial Intelligence stocks to buy and why

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to make its way into the mass consciousness in 2019. And through applications such as machine learning and deep learning, exciting breakthroughs will be achieved over the next few years...
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Artificial Intelligence is an Efficient Banker

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The innovative use of artificial intelligence in the financial industry is no passing fad. It is a must and a trend that seems to have no alternatives. Algorithms improve financial management and product selection...
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Breaking down the Investing styles of four different Generations

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We live in interesting times - a crossroads where four generations make up the changing demographics of the evolving global economy. This has not only given rise to the new tech- enabled model of...
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4 Charts showing ‘Big Money’ accumulation in Bitcoin

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Bitcoin has touched $9K so far this year - price levels not seen since July 2018. The crossing of the psychological level of $10K is still a level that needs to penetrated convincingly to...
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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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Quandl 2020 Alternative Data Conference

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Alternative data conferences connect actors in the buy-side ecosystem to explore novel use cases as the demand for alternative data is increasingly intense.  Only the largest and most sophisticated players with distinctly unique roles...
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Why Corporations Embrace Renewable – It All Comes Down To Marginal Costs

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Historically, government policies imposing lower emissions have had little effect on companies to become greener. Since the first industrial revolution, fossil fuels have provided the majority of the energy needed for industrial use. Profit...
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Machine Learning for Algorithmic Trading

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When a friend of yours uploads your new beach-body photo on Facebook and the platform suggests to tag your face, it is not because Mark Zuckerberg is secretly stalking you and knows your name....
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The Mystery that is Compound Interest

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In my article "Why we need to teach Personal Finance" I have already alluded to the damage compound interest can do. Especially, when no one seems to understand how it works, and how quickly...
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AI Startups + Fundraising = What Are The Metrics?

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What do I need to show in order to raise my next round? All entrepreneurs face that question at some point and it may be the single piece of advice they most ask. This...
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Digital Freight: The Race to Automate Truck Brokerage

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In the race to digitize the truck brokerage market, will the winner be an incumbent or a challenger? The upside is enormous. Trucking is a $734 billion market. Truckload and less-than-truckload revenue constitute close to...
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Alternative Data Trends and Statistics

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Alternative data is defined as non-traditional data investors use to gain insights into their investment process. Unlike traditional datasets data such as financial statements and sales figures, alternative data offers investors insights into a...
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Portfolio Diversification: How to Potentially Gain Better Returns per Unit of Risk

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This research article analyzes the impact of portfolio diversification when applied to a portfolio of stocks and bonds. In particular, it shows that by spreading the investment on uncorrelated asset classes an investor may...
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Will Blockchain Transform the Stock Market?

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Blockchain can make it easier to transfer property rights and other assets by reducing transactional costs and boosting trust between investors. But can it be used by the world’s largest stock exchanges? The rules that...
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Saving for Growth Starts Now

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Easy money. Wishful and unmotivating, those words are akin to “instant gratification.” The human desire is to get something for nothing. That’s the fantasy, but 99.9 percent of the time, not the real world. Wealth...
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Volatility compels calm amid the storm

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Few things travel in a straight line in nature, especially the economy. While investors and consumers hope for calm, volatility is often the norm. Knowing how to survive in volatile environments and markets falls in...
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Bitcoin is acting as the New hedge against the Global Liquidity Risk

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What a relentless recovery has the Crypto kingpin Bitcoin staged in the past 10 weeks or so as it finally broke the all-important $10K psychological level, last seen in Mar. 2018. Not only that,...
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A New Era of Lending: Blockchain Based Loans

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Current Issue Without a history of credit, it is nearly impossible to receive a loan from traditional financial institutions. Banks typically heavily weigh someone’s credit score in assessing whether to issue a loan and in...
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The Impact of 2008 Financial crisis on 20 biggest Bankruptcies in U.S History

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Conducting business comes with its own set of risks, plans sometimes pan out while failing miserably on other occasions. This doesn't mean just because there is a certain risk involved you don't try. Risk...