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Banks are waking up to the threat from crypto platforms

The old banking days seem to be over. Many people are switching to a "do-it-yourself" alternative and picking up an interest in cryptocurrency, a new asset class with which some banks seem to be a little late in the race. Will crypto platforms simply beat traditional banks or will these be complementary?

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Positioning cryptos into a global portfolio

The time has come to address a taboo subject: the inclusion of cryptocurrencies in diversified portfolios.

Asset Allocation

The week ahead: all eyes on inflation data

Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on May 10, 2021.  

Asset Allocation

Commodities & cryptos surged, dollar dumped while Tech underperformed - our top 10 stories of the week.

Read the 10 stories to remember from the week which ended May, 7th 2021.  

Stocks

Peloton stock: buy the dip or a safety hazard for your portfolio?

Peloton saw its share price affected by a major treadmill recall event related to the death of a child. Is the 15% dump a moment to enter, or will there be more falling ahead ?

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Soaring prices for agricultural commodities: should we fear social unrest?

The prices of wheat, soybeans, corn and other food commodities are exploding. Ten years after the Arab Spring, a similar scenario could repeat itself, but this time on a global scale.

Transportation

Why the 1 million trucker shortage could be profitable

The reopening trade demand surge plus supply chain bottlenecks currently challenge the freight industry in several ways. What are the consequences of this pressure to expand quickly and how to play it?

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Charging stations have become a bottleneck to EV development

While EV sales keep soaring, we might have neglected the second step of the transformation: charging. Going for small trips close to home is easy, but how will governments and industry implement charging solutions to satisfy long-distance needs? Everyone seems to be very late on their schedule.

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Sony’s newfound success and profession as an arms dealer in streaming

Why try to beat the Lannister’s when you have the opportunity to be the iron bank? In this article, we highlight Sony’s excellent strategy to stay afloat in the streaming industry without offering a streaming service.

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The e-dollar project is live: and how it differs from the e-yuan

Yesterday, the Digital Dollar Project launched five pilot programs to test out the e-dollar. In this article, we dissect the differences between the e-dollar and the e-yuan, and shed some light on of the hinge points around international competition and currency influence.

StocksMacroFinancial Markets

Are we at the peak of everything?

Many market drivers seem to have reached a ceiling. Is this also the case for the equity markets?

Ethereum

Ethereum surpasses $3,000. What's next?

The second largest cryptocurrency by market cap could threaten Bitcoin's position as leader of the pack. How can Ether's recent performance be explained, and is it too late to take an interest in ETH? 

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Petco produced a best-in-breed Q1--more upside ahead?

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Accelerating oil demand will shrink global glut according to OPEC

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Basel committee seeks more rigour around crypto regulation

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