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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...
How to Invest

How to Invest in Yourself and Your Business

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I started planning for Lightning AI more than three years ago. I was working as a marketing manager, and every day I was repeating the same tasks over and over again. I knew that...
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How Forex investment helps to repay your debts

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Foreign exchange is an investment in the forex market where the exchange of the currencies of different countries takes place. Forex trading is an interesting investment as it offers various advantages. If you are...
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Evolution of Value Investing: How it has Changed Since the Days of Graham

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Value investors are thought to be a staid lot. Spendthrift, and always looking to the long term. The key principles of value investing have not changed since Benjamin Graham picked up his first cigar butt. But...
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The Blockchain Industry is in a Tight Spot, How to Break Out of the...

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In Part 1, we discuss the reasons for the perplexity, industries that disappeared in history, and difficulties in investing in an emerging industry.  BTC has risen steadily from $3k USD at the beginning of the...
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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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How Long Can the U.S. Bull Market Last?

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The U.S. economy is currently in the tenth year of its expansion and investors and policymakers alike are wondering what will trigger the next recession. Despite the U.S. stock market is overvalued with a...
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A Guide to Major Cryptocurrency Indexes

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Most of us keep a track of the Cryptocurrencies by their price points. Popular sources like Coinmarketcap provide a detailed overview of not only the digital coins but the Crypto exchanges as well. The...
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How is Decentralized Finance making Wealth building more inclusive?

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The emerging model of Decentralized Finance enabled by technology, driven by innovation with the immense need for inclusiveness for the less privileged is changing the investing landscape by bringing inclusiveness to the "less privileged"....
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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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Observations on Token Derivatives – Part Two

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In Part 2, we continue discussing how to use the MOVE Contract by understanding how does the buyer operate. Further, we discuss the practical results of the strategy and before we conclude, we discuss...
Dividend Aristocrats

3 High Quality Dividend Aristocrats For Long-Term Dividend Growth

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Dividends are a big part of our investing philosophy, as research has shown that dividend growth stocks have significantly outperformed non-dividend paying stocks. For example, the Dividend Aristocrats are a group of 57 stocks...
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Thousand Years of Hedging History, Part 2

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This article will bring you through the transition from regionalization risks to globalization risks, the weakening of gold as a safe haven, and the beginning of a new phase of global economic crisis. It...
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Startups succeed through persistence, not miracles

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Lindah Mbaisi is a versatile entrepreneur. “Queen” Lindah, a public relations professional, founded Hans J. PR and Communications. She also works at Performers Rights Society of Kenya as the member relations executive. An expert...
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Will the Cryptocurrency Industry be Dead or Alive? 

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“Till the end of 2020, what do you think are the futures of the token market?” In early September, we had a debate within X-Order about the future of the token market. Interestingly, our views...
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Breaking Through the Mist of Ponzi to Find the Dawn of Value, Part 1

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“Under the mist of Ponzi is not only the misery and suffering but also the dawn of value…” The longest Ponzi scheme in history is Bernie Madoff’s hedge fund of funds, which lasted for more...
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The unbundling & rebundling of the Fintechs

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According to a recent CB insights research report, global Venture capital funded deals topped $39 billion in 2018 - a more than 100% increase over the previous year spanning 1707 deals. Fintechs are reinforcing themselves...
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Sparks Interview – W. Brian Arthur: A Historical Transformation Is Taking Place, And We...

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In this session of Sparks Interview, we are honoured to have the father of Complexity economics, W. Brian Arthur, with us to share some of his views on Bitcoin and Blockchain as well as...
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Impermanent Loss In DeFi — The Risks Involved In Providing Liquidity

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The impermanent loss also called divergent loss, is the difference between when you are holding tokens in an AMM (Automated Market Maker) Liquidity Pool and just simply holding them (i.e. HODLing) on the blockchain. When tokens are provided for...
Ponzi Schemes

Breaking Through the Mist of Ponzi to Find the Dawn of Value, Part 2

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Reducing Outflows: The Carrot-and-Stick Retention Model The concept of user retention is not unique to Ponzi schemes. Traditional economies have also witnessed a gradual evolution of retention models. Initially, there were no rules. Then we had...