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The week ahead: focus on fiscal stimulus, U.S CPI and earnings (Disney, Uber, etc.)

Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on February 8, 2021.  

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Want to invest around the Apple Car? Look to Japan

The Apple Car is a transformational idea for the auto industry. Who are potential partners for the undertaking? A Japanese carmaker could be the biggest.

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Rocket company Astra Space is going public via SPAC

Space investors, beware, because you will soon have a new toy to play with. The Special Acquisition Company Holicity is bringing Astra Space public on the Nasdaq, making it the first publicly-listed space rocket launcher company.

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Why has Ethereum's price been surging?

The recent surge in Ether prices could be related to the intensifying popularity of Defi, the CME’s soon to come ether futures contracts and a surge in institutional investors.

Roaring Kitty – The story and investment strategy of a market mover

Keith Gill, aka Roaring Kitty or DeepF*****gValue, who also holds the title of the short seller’s slayer, has become one of the most influential stock pickers in America in a matter of months. How?

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How Automation will co-evolve with humans

Our take on the matter of Automation is that there is a misconception of machines evolving past humans instead of evolving with humans. Automation eliminating jobs is true, but it will also bolster the economy and generate better jobs and livelihoods. 

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Nent's Viaplay: the only European competition to Netflix

We all know about Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney+, but do we have a European-born streaming service strong enough to compete with the giants? In fact, we might.

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Could South African equities show further promise ?

South Africa is one of the largest EEMEA players, and its equity market is showing promise as a global value opportunity. We explore the economics of what might be behind this momentum, and what this opportunity entails going into 2021 .   

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Clubhouse - the really social network

Ever heard of Clubhouse? Well, everyone has now, as Elon Musk recently tweeted that he will go live on the new social network. But then again, whatever Elon Musk texts becomes viral and universally accepted. So, what is the deal with Clubhouse?

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Kuaishou IPO prospectus breakdown

Started in 2011 as a GIF-maker app, Kuaishou became TikTok’s rival in the Chinese short video streaming industry. The app now blends e-commerce, livestreaming, short-form video, and gaming distribution and is preparing for an IPO on Friday with hopes to raise $5.4 billion at a HK$115 price.

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The Reddit WallStreetBets case for silver at $75 per oz.

An old but succinct argument for a higher price of silver has been made. The difference this time is that the Reddit WallStreetBets retail investor army is listening.

Asset Allocation

The week ahead: Amazon, Alphabet, ECB, BoE and U.S employment report

Read the key events to monitor for the week which starts on February 1, 2021.  

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