Posts Tagged ‘Investment’

  • Vaccinate Yourself Against Addiction

    17.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Vaccinate Yourself Against Addiction

    Andrew Lockley – Exponential Investor (United Kingdom) – Today, Exponential Investor is looking at the latest research in mental health and addiction. Previously coverage has looked at how cannabis is helping people overcome crack addiction.

  • Now Is the Time to Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

    13.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Now Is the Time to Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

    Despite the recent Chinese crackdowns, despite the upcoming “hard fork”, despite the rumors of a Russian ban, and despite the investment establishment’s best efforts… bitcoin just keeps on charging.

  • Faithful Tech Investors Banking On an Act of God

    10.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Faithful Tech Investors Banking On an Act of God

    Tesla, Snap, Uber, and more lose billions of dollars, year after year. But investors see a corner… and they’re sure these techies will turn it. Netflix, for example, announced in April that it hoped to lose “only” about $2 billion this year, but

  • These Israeli-Developed Bullets Don’t Kill – They Observe

    06.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on These Israeli-Developed Bullets Don’t Kill – They Observe

    This grenade, full of cameras, could be fired over risky areas, streaming video and images of the area back to the soldier who fired it, to prevent them from stumbling into a trap. It was only recently that I realized it was a glimpse into the future… where

  • Cryptos Are Exploding – Let’s Bring You up to Speed

    06.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Cryptos Are Exploding – Let’s Bring You up to Speed

    Sam Volkering looked at the bigger picture for cryptos, and if they make the kind of impact he’s expecting them to. He knows this sector like the back of his hand – and he’s forecasting huge disruption to not only the financial system, but to society as

  • This PR Company Makes Equity Crowdfunding Possible

    05.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on This PR Company Makes Equity Crowdfunding Possible

    Today, we’re focusing on the crowdfunding industry, as a whole. One firm that’s heavily involved in this space is TribeFirst. It’s a marketing and PR company, which provides support to companies conducting a crowdfunding raise.

  • We Admit It – We’re Part of the 1%

    03.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on We Admit It – We’re Part of the 1%

    We are blameless, of course. It just happened that way. We went to work in the financial sector in 1979 – just eight years after President Nixon severed the last ties between the dollar and gold. How were we to know that the feds were going to make us rich?

  • The ‘FOMO’ Pandemic Is Spreading

    02.10.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on The ‘FOMO’ Pandemic Is Spreading

    Don't forget - the investment industry runs on sales... just like any other sector. To generate sales, financial advisors will use emotional triggers like "a happy retirement" or "protection for your children". And it's easy to ignore reason and buy into

  • How to Get Shares in Companies Before They Go Public

    02.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on How to Get Shares in Companies Before They Go Public

    I sat down with Andrew recently to ask him why crowdfunding is such a big deal – and why investors should be looking to get into it as fast as they can – while it’s still relatively under the radar. Here's what he had to say.

  • Making Life Easier for Migrant Workers

    28.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Making Life Easier for Migrant Workers

    70% of the population of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries don’t earn enough money to open a bank account. Since many of these people come from poorer countries, and remit their earnings back home, any improvement to the remittance process could

  • France to Invest €1,000 per Inhabitant

    27.09.2017 • FranceComments Off on France to Invest €1,000 per Inhabitant

    Once again, the French government proudly announced a plan to invest € 57 billion over five years... just like the plans they've been announcing since 1974. Despite debt piling up, French wages and employment haven't budged.

  • How to Get In Early in This “Dirty” Sector

    13.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on How to Get In Early in This “Dirty” Sector

    I can genuinely envisage a future where a significant proportion of the world’s single men might have such a robot squirrelled away in a closet – but I’m not sure I find that a comfortable or pleasant idea.

  • This Radical Nanotechnology Is Only One-Atom-Thick

    07.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on This Radical Nanotechnology Is Only One-Atom-Thick

    This Radical Nanotechnology Is Only One-Atom-Thick. This new material, made primarily in the UK, can be used in hundreds of applications like high-strength materials and desalination. Today, I talk to the man whose firm is at the forefront of this

  • Bitcoin Beef #2: Mining Is a Waste of Resources

    06.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Bitcoin Beef #2: Mining Is a Waste of Resources

    Mining bitcoin essentially mandates the purchase of a complex, expensive electricity-wasting machine. It doesn’t produce anything of direct social benefit.

  • How Much Bull Can Investors Bear?

    01.09.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on How Much Bull Can Investors Bear?

    A few years ago I warned about chasing yield. There are no free lunches. The extra return comes with a potential sting in the tale. My parents learned that lesson the hard way...

  • Boomer Retirees Will Be Disappointed

    28.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on Boomer Retirees Will Be Disappointed

    As a baby boomer, I'll admit we took advantage of the stable financial conditions our frugal parents created, leveraged up, and enjoyed prosperity... but as the cycle turns, we should prepare to live like our parents did.

  • How Brexit Could Cause Catastrophe

    28.08.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on How Brexit Could Cause Catastrophe

    If the EU never has another crisis, the UK’s reputation as a “safe haven” financial centre will slowly crumble like an old castle. Britain will become a dilapidated economic “has been”.

  • There’s Nothing Virtual About VR Revenues

    23.08.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on There’s Nothing Virtual About VR Revenues

    This recent flurry of news has probably started you wondering about the commercial potential for VR – and the investment risks. So, what’s the story?

  • Housing Bubbles Reaching Critical Levels in Canada, Australia, and Hong Kong

    22.08.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Housing Bubbles Reaching Critical Levels in Canada, Australia, and Hong Kong

    China’s epic government stimulus saved commodity nations and Hong Kong. It triggered huge debt growth inside China that financed construction with a ravenous appetite for commodities. But now the Chinese policy has changed to reign in the shadow banking

  • 8 Qualities Held by ‘Second-Level’ Thinkers

    11.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on 8 Qualities Held by ‘Second-Level’ Thinkers

    Second-level thinking is deep, complex and convoluted. It is different and better than first-level thinking, which tends to be applied by the crowd.

  • The Greek Habit of Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

    26.07.2017 • FranceComments Off on The Greek Habit of Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

    It's not really a success that at a notoriously corrupt country, which is unable to balance its budget and whose debt has not been honored three times in six years can find lenders.

  • The Shoeshine Boy Says, “Buy Bitcoin.”

    25.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Shoeshine Boy Says, “Buy Bitcoin.”

    Joe Kennedy, a famous American investor, is often quoted as receiving a warning of the Wall Street Crash from his shoeshine boy. When he was given stock tips while having his shoes cleaned, he realised the market was in a catastrophic bubble – and he

  • Tim Price: “Your Liberty is Under Threat”

    21.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Tim Price: “Your Liberty is Under Threat”

    Today I’d like to share an interview with the award-winning asset manager, Tim Price: editor of London Investment Alert, The Price Report, and a constant source of knowlege for us here at Southbank Investment Research.

  • Robot Police: the Future of Law, or Sci-Fi Nightmare?

    17.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Robot Police: the Future of Law, or Sci-Fi Nightmare?

    Artificial intelligence is a morally-tricky area – but it’s one that is seeing big investment opportunities, as police and criminal justice systems around the world turn to AI to aid their decision-making.