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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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Darden Paper Shows Weak Hedge Fund Performance Post Financial Crisis
December 17, 2019

Hedge fund performance hasn’t lived up to the hype over the last ten years. This, according to the Executive Director of the Richard A. Mayo Center for Asset Management, University…

Digital Assets: Fidelity Digital Assets Could Add Support for Ether in 2020
December 17, 2019

Fidelity’s crypto arm has already done a lot of work on Ethereum. Speaking in an interview with TheBlock, Tom Jessop, who is president of Fidelity Digital Assets, said the firm…

Japanese Regional Banks: The Trade to Start 2020
December 17, 2019

Japanese regional banks are starting to look for new capital as it becomes increasingly challenging to grow in a low-interest-rate environment. In a move similar to what we saw happen…

Artificial Intelligence: Accenture Study Says Banks Could Save $70 Billion Using AI
December 16, 2019

The financial industry, including banks, could save hundreds of billions of dollars using automation and AI. Accenture’s report issued last week says North American banks could save more than $70…

ESG & Sustainability: US Companies Bled $500 Billion From ESG Scandals
December 16, 2019

The Bank of America analyzed 24 scandals relating to accounting, data breaches, sexual harassment, and other ESG issues concerning companies in the S&P 500 index. It found that over the…

Hedge Funds: Why Some Singapore Hedge Funds are Hitting It Out Of The Park
December 16, 2019

Some of 2019’s best performing hedge funds are based out of Singapore. Chong Chin Eai’s Vanda Global Fund is up over 300% this year. He started his hedge fund in…

Artificial Intelligence: AI May Put the Finishing Touches to Beethoven’s Tenth
December 16, 2019

A year of celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday starts today. The celebrations begin today in Bonn with the inauguration of Beethoven’s home as a museum after extensive renovations. This 250th year…

Private Equity: Global Infrastructure Partners to Invest $3 Billion in Indonesia
December 16, 2019

According to Indonesia’s Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan, private equity fund Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) could invest up to $ 3 billion in the country. He said…

Digital Assets: solarisBank to Provide Custody Services Through New Subsidiary
December 13, 2019

The new company is one more initiative by solarisBank, the tech company with a banking license, in the digital world. It follows up on solarisBank’s 2018 launch in 2018 of…

Alternative Investments: Private Debt a New Safe Harbour for the Superrich
December 13, 2019

As low or negative rates bite, family offices invest more and more in private debt. Wealthy individuals and family offices are lending money where banks fear to tread. Gone are…