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MacroBanks

Houston, we have a problem! The velocity of M2 money has plunged to an all time low

A bitter observation: the gigantic injections of liquidity are piling up on banks' balance sheets. With little effect on the real economy.

RetailAutonomous-vehicles

What the Walmart investment in Cruise says about retail

Cruise, a General Motors company, bagged a $750M investment from Walmart. Why is a major retail company investing in autonomous car technology? Autonomy has many faces, but three words stand out: automation, logistics and cost-savings.

Asset Allocation

The week ahead: The Fed, taxes and a deluge of earnings (Apple, Tesla, Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, etc.)

Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on April 26, 2021.  

Asset Allocation

Crypto carnage, The Tax Fear, Upbeat Earnings - our top 10 stories from last week

Read the 10 stories to remember from the week which ended April 23rd, 2021.  

StocksBitcoinBlockchain

Galaxy Digital’s stock price skyrocketed: is it at risk now?

You could say it’s been a good time for investors in Galaxy Digital since last July - the stock price is up 1,800%! But what does this company do, and can they withstand lower cryptocurrency prices?

ESG investing

Earth Day: an opportunity to rethink your green investment strategy

Today is Earth Day, the day that we show our support to the protection of the environment. We thought you might want to celebrate by looking at how you could make your portfolio just a little greener! Actually, it is quite straightforward.

CryptocurrenciesDogecoin

Dogecoin faked it until it made it; but does DOGE hold real value?

Dogecoin, a cryptocurrency with limited use and fundamentals, has seen a massive rally. I has been so heavily traded that it crashed some trading websites. But does this altcoin hold any kind of value?

CryptocurrenciesBlockchain

Tokenized shares: a new era for trading?

It is now possible to trade stocks like Tesla on a cryptocurrency exchange. Traditional finance needs a response.

FuturesBitcoin

Bitcoin futures: the contango of a lifetime?

A cash and carry arbitrage strategy applied to bitcoin futures offers annualized returns of at least 25%. Is this anomaly sustainable?

Asset Allocation

The week ahead: Earnings in full swing, ECB on Thursday

Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on April 19, 2021.  

Asset Allocation

Blowout macro data and earnings, the everything rally (equities, bonds, cryptos, commos) - our top 10 stories of the week.

Read the 10 stories to remember from the week which ended April, 16th 2021.  

Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin momentum embargoed as Turkey bans crypto transfers!

After banning PayPal in 2016, could Turkey target Bitcoin next? With fears of funds escaping the country and hurting the Lira, Erdogan chose to put a halt to the emerging crypto asset class. What does a falling Lira mean for Bitcoin, and will others follow suit in this type of crypto momentum embargo?

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