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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?

CryptocurrenciesBitcoinAltcoins

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

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.  

Cryptocurrenciesblockchain

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…

TechnologySpaceSPAC

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.

ETFsMacroVietnam

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.

EVCarsSPAC

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-commerceFuture SeriesDigital 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.

TechnologyEnergy

Cheaper and cleaner energy with smaller nuclear reactors

Creating energy with smaller nuclear plants the size of a garbage can? That is what the small modular reactor (SMR) technology offers. But what are SMRs and what are their advantages over conventional nuclear power plants?

CryptocurrenciesblockchainEmerging Markets

Disrupting financial structures for social good: Cardano

Some developing nations lack the financial structures developed nations seek to disrupt. However, for Cardano, this disruptive force could enable developing nations to leapfrog past present structural obstacles.

Asset Allocation

The week ahead: focus on fiscal stimulus, Wal-Mart, Roku and U.S Retail Sales

Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on February 15, 2021.  

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