Finance

Capitalism and Fake Modernity

Capitalism is a type of economy in which wealth is privatized, as individuals own the means of producing goods and earn...
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Buybacks and infinite supply of money

Stock buybacks and why we all pay for them.

We entered 2020 on the back of record-high debt burdens, geopolitical tensions, elections and a climate war. Not even 3 months...
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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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short-term investment options of 2020

Handpicked resources for the best short-term investment options of 202...

Investing is a great way to increase your net wealth. If you have saved a good amount of money by following...
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Cash is king, more potent than we think

On March 12, 2020, on the eve of President Trump declaring COVID-19 a national emergency, the New York Times reported that...
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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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How Hedge Funds Are Profiting From Your Data

The Full Extent of How Your Personal Data is Being (Mis)used You are going to the supermarket for groceries; on your...
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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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If Capitalism is a failure, then what is the Alternative?

In the current political sphere along its rhetorical voyage, we all can meet face to face with buzzwords such as Capitalism,...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook – Part I

In 2019, Facebook crossed a red line. The company announced the Libra project. Before digging into Libra, let’s get a very...
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The Shift Towards Sustainable Pensions: How Plan Beneficiaries are Sha...

Many institutional investors are addressing global issues by making allocations into ‘sustainable investments’. Sustainable investing is an umbrella term referring to...
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Three Simple Questions (And One Difficult One) To Ask Before Investing...

There has never been a better time to be learning about blockchain. Between the rate of growth amongst currencies like Bitcoin...
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