Market Research

Technology   Entertainment   Streaming

The streaming war: who can become the king of streaming services?

Those days when you used to go to the store to buy DVDs and CDs are long gone. People want entertainment right from the comfort of their couch, and they require quality production. The streaming war has begun: who will win?

Cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin   Altcoins

Some major altcoins keep falling... will they ever rise again?

Amid the crypto market bull run, XRP, LTC and BCH are stagnant compared to Polkadot, Cardano and Binance Coin. Are these altcoins falling behind, and if so why?

Asset Allocation

How to successfully hedge against inflation.

How to protect your portfolio from inflation with different asset classes. With talks of inflation roaming, FlowBank explores some ways investors could diversify away inflation risk.

ETFs   Stocks   Fractional share

What is a fractional share?

It is not rare for big name stocks to come with big price tags. As a result, not everyone can afford to buy the companies they like. Fractional share are portion of an stock or ETF, making the purchase of expensive stocks for individual investors with a low capital.

Asset Allocation

The week ahead: focus on US fiscal stimulus, macro data and Tech earnings (Square, Nvidia, Salesforce.com, etc.)

Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on February 22, 2021.  

Asset Allocation

Inflation fears, cryptos surge, value beat growth - our top 10 stories from last week

Read the 10 stories to remember from the week which ended February 19th, 2021.  

Cryptocurrencies   blockchain

What is happening with state backed crypto currencies ?

The current payment system is plagued with issues: slow processing; unfavorable storing needs; ambiguous traceability; high fees; and fraud. Cryptos solve such problems, and potentially offer more market efficiency, but implementation is complex…

Technology   Space   SPAC

Eyes in the sky: BlackSky is going public via SPAC!

BlackSky joins the club of space companies that are going public via SPAC. The service proposes a complete way to monitor operations on Earth, combining satellite imagery, on-land news and data, in order to bring information between the hands of decisions makers as fast as possible.

Cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin   ETP

What are the main crypto asset-based products?

2020 saw the rise of cryptocurrency exchange traded products with assets rising to record levels. The ETP market exploded beyond $4 billion in total assets this year due to public awareness, regulatory easing, and celebrity promotion boosting prices. Learn about crypto asset products in this article.

ETFs   Macro   Vietnam

Forget China, here comes Vietnam!

Looking at Vietnam’s economics is reminiscent of early 2000s India. Investors should realize the position Vietnam is in today: positive economic growth; COVID-19 under control; secured free trade deals; attractive valuations and momentum.

EV   Cars   SPAC

EV company Lucid Air might go public through merger with CCIV

Could we soon see yet another EV company going public via a SPAC deal? According to Reuters, a new deal between Michael Klein-backed SPAC Churchill Capital IV and EV company Lucid Air could be announced before the end of the month.

E-commerce   Future Series   Digital Wallet

Why mobile wallets disrupt transactions

Current estimates show that by 2025, more than half of global payments will be done digitally i.e. cash is under threat and plastic cards are becoming obsolete. China leads the way to the light, while ‘‘developed nations’’ cling on to old habits or metal and paper.

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