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Digital Assets: Ray Dalio – Cash is trash; BTC is Untouchable; Libra Maybe; Stocks are Good; Gold is Best

Ray Dalio, a long time bitcoin sceptic, again panned the cryptocurrency at Davos. Cash is trash; BTC is Untouchable; Libra Maybe; Stocks are good; Gold is Best, he said.

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Hedge Funds: Korea’s Lime Asset Management in Fresh Trouble With Regulators
January 1, 2020

Korea’s largest hedge fund is under probe for involvement in an alleged US Ponzi scheme Lime Asset Management, the large Korean hedge fund, is accused of continuing to market a…

FinTech: Grab and Singtel in 60:40 JV to Launch a Digital Bank in Singapore
December 31, 2019

A ride-hailing service and leading telecom group will team up to launch a digital bank. Grab and Singtel have jointly bid for a digital full bank license to be issued…

FinTech: TransferWise Now Transfers $5.25 Billion Per Month
December 31, 2019

TransferWise Now Transfers $5.25 Billion Per Month. The upstart fintech claims it does so saving people and businesses $4.5 million per day. What’s more, the TransferWise customer community is now…

Digital Assets: Gear Up for New Threats From “Financially Motivated” Bad Actors, Says Kaspersky
December 31, 2019

According to leading cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, hackers and cybersecurity criminals will up their game in 2020. Drawing on their experience through 2019, Kaspersky researchers have identified the key areas…

Alternative Investments: Hindsight in 2020 – Killer Trades That Might Have Been
December 31, 2019

The trades we would have taken in the decade gone by – if only we’d known Secure in our present-day knowledge and risk-free comfort, let’s indulge in some armchair trading…

Private Equity, Venture Capital Investor Alan Patricof Bundles for Joe Biden
December 31, 2019

Alan Patricof, the founder of Apax Partners, sits among a very powerful list of bundlers for potential Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Over the weekend, Biden released the list of bundlers,…

Alternative Investments: IRS Releases Regulations for Opportunity Zones
December 31, 2019

IRS Releases Regulations for Opportunity Zones. The U.S. Department of Treasury released the final Opportunity Zone Treasury Regulations last week. According to Russell J. Stein at Partridge Snow & Hahn…

Digital Assets: Millennials Trust Bitcoin Over Berkshire Hathaway
December 31, 2019

Millennial investors trust Bitcoin more than Berkshire Hathaway, according to a new report from Charles Schwab. The investment bank examined self-directed portfolios of millennial investors. It found that the majority…

Former Hedge Fund Manager, Coal Investor Seeks Democratic Nomination
December 31, 2019

Tom Steyer used to run a hedge fund. Now, he wants to be the President of the United States. His campaign strategy, however, is quite unprecedented. Both Steyer and Michael…

EY: Private Equity Firms Really Loved Germany in 2019
December 31, 2019

Private equity investment in Germany topped out at about 32 billion euros, according to EY. That figure represents a year-over-year increase of about 80%, the firm said this week. Private…