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Emergence and Growth of FinTech in South Africa

Reducing Barriers, Promoting Financial Inclusion<p><i>Emergence and Growth of FinTech in South Africa:</i><p>Small businesses seep into the corporate landscape …

FinTech

The weirdest Initial Coin Offerring ICO campaigns of 2017

<b>The weirdest ICO campaigns of 2017</b><p>As 2017 comes to a close it’s fair to say that there’s been a considerable amount of ‘trendsetting’ going on over …

Bitcoin

Why Social Media for Finance is So Darn Difficult

Social Media for Finance<p>With Facebook set to reach two billion active users and over 330 million people interacting on Twitter, it’s no surprise that …

Social Media Marketing

Investment Environment Changes Are Greater Today Than Ever Before

If you are trading your own money, are a broker, or an investment advisor, you may have noticed that investment environment is changing in subtle …

Trading

Affordable and Safe Trading with ETF 's

ETF Trading<p><i>ETF-trading has significant advantages that make it ideal for people looking for safe, diversified and affordable investing.</i><p><b>Online stock</b> …

Investing

Why TradeSocio is the Investment Platform of the Future

TradeSocio Investment Platform of the Future<p>It’s not every day that investors, brokers and business introducers can converge on one platform for all …

Trading

How Tweets Can Influence Financial Markets

Tweets & Financial Markets<p>Financial markets have nothing to do with Twitter… right? Actually, the opposite is true. Here at Contentworks we can …

End of an era as Hong Kong stock trading floor set to close

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders are taking their final orders as the exchange prepares to shut its trading hall.<p>The bourse's operator, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, says it will close the trading hall by the end of the month and turn the space into a …

50 Hot Hashtags for Finance Pros

If you’re not on Twitter then where have you been? As of the second quarter of 2017, the microblogging service averaged at 328 million monthly active</b> …

Trading

Transformational Meditation Is A Powerful Trading Improver

There are many different forms of meditation, most of them will relax your mind, but they do little else. The regular practice of guided …

TOP 10 Facts About Bitcoin

Top 10 Facts Why Bitcoin is Worth Your Attention<p>During the last couple of years, the digital finance sector has seen a massive evolution thanks to …

Bitcoin

Retrain Your Brain To Think From Your Trading Goals

Your brain is like a muscle: If you want to become good at playing tennis, you practice until you are satisfied with your game and that means you …

Mount Everest

The “Little Guy” that isn’t Giving Up - Cryptocurrency

HTML Coin – Cryptocurrency<p><b>1. Cryptocurrency Background</b><p>I live on the east coast of the United States. I am a family man. I suppose you could call …

Bitcoin

How Brokers Are Using Social Media to Promote Forex Trading Platform

Forex Trading & Social Media<p>When it comes to marketing, it’s often said that content is fire and social media is gasoline. This is certainly true of …

Social Media Marketing

Schumann Resonance Fluctuations Cause Brain Incoherence

The Schumann wave has also been described as the heartbeat of the earth. The scientist R, Wever from the highly acclaimed Max Planck Institute for …

The Brain

Exchanges and brokers to be put under pressure by Mifid II, report reveals

Stock exchanges will be forced to innovate and brokers will have to raise the bar when the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid …

Finance

Stocks Algo Trading Bot Morning Huddle | MTB Market Analysis

“Topping Formation” Leads The Daily Regime of Optimized Algorithms<p>Good morning. Topping Formation, today's high performing algorithm, headlines the …

A $13 billion hedge fund is sounding the alarm on one of the biggest trends in investing

• <b>Highfields Capital Management, a $13 billion hedge fund, has raised concerns about quant funds and passive investing in a letter to clients seen by Business Insider.</b>• <b><br>Quants use algorithms to make investment bets, while passive funds track market indexes. Both are challenging active managers, the</b> …

Finance

How To Handle Your Emotions During Losing Streaks

Losing streaks are part of trading and investing. You cannot get away from that fact. Handling your emotions during a losing streak is more important …

Trading

Investing | Millennials Focus on Tech Stocks | MTB Market Analysis

Investing in Tech Stocks<p><i>When observing the stock trading and investing trends of millennials, it is interesting to note their gravitation towards</i> …

Trading

The Truth About Forex Trading Education

Forex Trading Education – The Truth<p>Are you looking to learn about Forex? You’re certainly not alone seeking forex trading education. There are …

Trading

How Exactly Do You Get Rich Off the Hot New Cryptocurrency?

With the meteoric rise in popularity of Ethereum, cryptocurrencies and blockchains are back in the news again. Graphics card prices have soared with …

Cryptocurrency

AAPL | How Apple Plans to Sell More iPhones in India

AAPL and India iPhone Growth<p><i>Apple, AAPL, has long term plans to get more iPhones sold in India through localization, exclusive franchise stores and</i> …

Taking Aim: Why the London Stock Exchange's junior market is attracting high-growth companies

Capital markets have long been synonymous with blue-chip companies.<p>For 300 years London Stock Exchange has been at the vanguard of financing the …

London Stock Exchange

Your trading reality is not fixed it's made up stuff from your mind

Trading Reality<p>Your trading reality is not what you think it is: As you all know only too well the idea of being “realistic” is favoured by the …

Consciousness

The Physical Retail Doomsday Won’t Hurt These Stocks

Retail Sector Doom and Gloom<p><i>The days are numbered for many brick-and-mortar retail giants, but there are some who are well prepared for the …

eCommerce

Daily Crude Oil Trading Plan and Pre-Market Prep | MTB Market Analysis

On Crude Oil, Price slide through supply yesterday just to find new supply just above the daily high. Because of this I believe that price will make …

Trading

How to Rock Content Marketing for Netflix Stock

In the age of digital content, Netflix Stock (NFLX) reigns supreme. With total subscriptions nearing 100 million worldwide, the over-the-top content …

How to Invest in Bitcoin Without Actually Buying Bitcoin

Here are a few ways to potentially profit.<p>With bitcoin hitting record high prices recently, many investors are wondering if they should jump on to …