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Currency markets present one of the most challenging but rewarding market opportunities to both institutional and individual investors. With the advancement of algorithms and applications, what gives investors some of the best competitive edges are the quality, granularity, and timeliness of today’s highly complex currency markets. JOIN US at Quandl’s Webinar on FX Transaction Data: […] The post [QUANDL WEBINAR] FX TRANSACTION DATA: Applications for the Sell-Side appeared first on Data ...
Posted: Sep 30 2019 @ 9:16 AM
“Hardware is hard” — there are good reasons for the saying. At least compared to software, hardware typically takes longer to build and is harder to upgrade, since there is no such thing as over the air updates. That said hardware startups can and do succeed, oftentimes against much larger and better-capitalized competitors. This post […] The post Hardware Startups: 3 Strategies For Succeeding appeared first on Data Driven Investor. ...
Posted: Sep 30 2019 @ 5:05 AM
Any soul with a sound judgment may concur healthcare is not a free service. Whether considered a government-run program or a private direct pay model, it will eventually require to be reimbursed for by someone in one way or another. Although few may dissent under the presumptuousness that programs like “Medicare for all” may be […] The post Surprise Medical Bills and the Abrupt Congressional Bill appeared first on Data Driven ...
Posted: Sep 30 2019 @ 5:00 AM
On September 5, 2019, Caliber Home Loans – a leading American mortgage company, became the first creditor outside of Figure (the creators of blockchain-based platform Provenance) to provide home equity loans directly via blockchain. Caliber, which chose Provenance for the transaction, promises to offer customers a smoother experience while reducing risks and cutting down on long […] The post Blockchain Home Equity Loans Now a Reality appeared first on Data Driven Investor. ...
Posted: Sep 30 2019 @ 4:00 AM
Risk + Awareness = Lessons Learned Or Victories Claimed “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” -Mark Zuckerberg While the biggest risk here may be the use of a Zuckerberg quote, there’s undoubtedly a fabric […] The post Take a chance on risk appeared first on Data Driven Investor. ...
Posted: Sep 29 2019 @ 1:00 PM
WeWork is one of the world’s most valuable startups, valued at $47 billion during its last round of funding in early 2019. The We Company, WeWork’s parent company, filed for IPO mid-August, and since then, things have never been the same for the real-estate startup. The process for going public requires the organization to disclose […] The post WeWork And The IPO Drama appeared first on Data Driven Investor. ...
Posted: Sep 29 2019 @ 5:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Labor recently published a provocative report. They asked, “Is the US labor market for truck drivers broken?” Indeed, the trucking industry faces a tremendous driver shortage. In 2019, the US shortage spiked from 10,000 to 60,800, according to the American Trucking Association. A recent Bloomberg article forecasts that the current shortage […] The post The Truck Driver Shortage appeared first on Data Driven Investor. ...
Posted: Sep 28 2019 @ 1:00 PM
The more open a system is, the more it enables innovation and engenders trust. Yet, when it comes to open systems, the question that should be asked is ‘how open can we make it?’ Being open doesn’t mean that everything needs to be open. Much like the web, the more you are open near the […] The post Making Sense of IoT appeared first on Data Driven Investor. ...
Posted: Sep 28 2019 @ 5:00 AM
Many of the articles written about forex trading concentrate on two things. These are the forex markets themselves – how they move, when they’re open, what opportunities they offer – and the behavior of traders. As far as the latter is concerned, the emphasis is usually on the right kind of temperament needed to be […] The post The Role of Quants on Forex Trading appeared first on Data Driven Investor. ...
Posted: Sep 27 2019 @ 7:00 PM
The United States has always had a problem with accepting a true capitalistic, market-driven economy. Americans love to sing the praises of free markets but loathe allowing them to work as intended. We state over and over that we detest government interference in the economy and then embrace interference often. This current attitude is nothing […] The post We Need to Stop Confusing Social Programs with Socialism appeared first on Data ...
Posted: Sep 27 2019 @ 1:00 PM


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