finance

Decentralized Finance

Decentralized Finance Part 2: The Behavioral Science Perspective

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is making waves with several of its (crypto-)currencies, platforms and protocols becoming more and more prominent in the...
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Decentralized Finance: Future or Farce?

Decentralized Finance, often referred to as DeFi if you’re really short on letters, is a form of finance that doesn’t rely...
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healthcare

Medical Societies and their Flop of a Century-Old Quest

We are living the paradox of a concept meant to create societies, licensing authorities and associations. The forms of organizational unions...
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Fed Monetary Policy Consider Financial Stability Risk More Broadly, No...

The Federal Reserve effectiveness is unjustifiably tested by President Trump, who blames data-dependent monetary policy for a stronger dollar rather than...
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10 Rules for Easy Retirement – Avoid at Own Peril

Ready for comfy retirement? Ain’t gonna happen! In just about 3 years I will be eligible for pension by reaching 65...
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Basic Income

Are We Ready For a Universal Basic Income?

The idea of a Universal Basic Income is picking up pace all over the world, but are we ready? How would...
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Ponzi Scheme

The Ponzi Scheme 101: A Ponzi’s Life Cycle and Ways to Survive, Part...

We construct the model of a simple Ponzi scheme, deduce how long the scheme will last and when a rational promoter...
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A New Era of Lending: Blockchain Based Loans

Current Issue Without a history of credit, it is nearly impossible to receive a loan from traditional financial institutions. Banks typically...
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Fintech Felt Like Funtech but Now Libra is On Its Way

Libra is on its way. The battlefields are marked. The trenches are built. The die is cast. The financial crisis of ten...
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Medium Best Stories

DDI – Medium Top Stories July, 2019

10 Best Stories From DDI Medium Publication in Tech, Finance, and Entrepreneurship July, 2019 How we 3D print your whole prescription...
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Quantitative Easing

Is Quantitative Easing to Blame for Lower Yields?

Synopsis: Following the 2008 financial crisis, Central Banks around the world responded aggressively, cutting interest rates significantly (500 bps by the...
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Financial Services

10 Artificial Intelligence Applications Revolutionizing Financial Serv...

Lately, the banking and finance sector has been seeing a revolution in its day-to-day operations. Leading banks such as JPMorgan Chase,...
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