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European Uncertainty Has Lowered the Price Tag for Quality Stocks
The fourth quarter of 2018 was tough on investors in European equities, and uncertainty appears to be rising as we enter 2019. But, the Invesco International and Global Growth team believes that environments like these can result in great prices for attractive businesses. In fact, we haven’t seen valuations in Europe this low since 2013. So, what is our outlook
Education Alone Will Not Drive Adoption of Cryptocurrencies
Blockchain
Yesterday the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial watchdog, published two pieces of research looking at UK consumer attitudes to cryptoassets. The research indicates that 73% of UK consumers don’t know what a cryptocurrency is, or are unable to define it. The survey, which polled 2,132 British consumers in association with London-based market research firm Kantar TNS, further found
Video: CNBC Crypto Trader’s Ran Neuner at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – opened its doors to an over 4000-strong crowd last week and among those there to capture some of the hustle and bustle was Onchain Capital founder and CNBC Crypto Trader host Ran Neuner. Neuner, who moderated a panel on practical blockchain applications for the global and Asian financial industry,
MIT Develops Machine Learning Algorithm To Fight AI-Generated Text
AI
geralt / Pixabay With artificial intelligence taking a major leap in recent years and estimates showing it will likely grow even more, we have seen many discoveries which could do more harm than good. One such example is the text-generator developed by OpenAI. The machine learning algorithm can turn only a small portion of text into lengthy and convincing paragraphs.
All Asset All Access, March 2019
SUMMARY For long-term investors, we believe risk can be defined as the potential to not meet our wealth accumulation goals, as opposed to just a focus on short-term price changes of securities in our portfolios. Given today’s high prices and low yields for U.S. stocks and U.S. aggregate bonds, we believe they may have lower potential to meet long-term wealth
Animoca Co-Founder Yat Siu at Hong Kong Blockchain Week: NFTs Will Make Content ‘King’ Again
Hosted by NexChange, Hong Kong Blockchain Week gathered over 4000 delegates and more than 175 speakers from around the globe to explore the latest developments and insights in the ever-evolving, real-world applications of blockchain. Among the event’s many, illustrious speakers was Yat Siu, co-founder of the Animoca Brands. Siu, who landed a job at Atari as a schoolboy and launched
Why Economics Must Get Broader Before It Gets Better
Even as the public's skepticism toward their profession has grown, economists have continued to ignore increasingly obvious flaws in their analytical frameworks. A discipline long dominated by “high priests” must now adopt a more open mindset, or risk becoming irrelevant. NEW YORK – The economics profession took a beating after most of its leading practitioners failed to predict the 2008
Tim Draper: Cryptocurrencies Will Replace Cash; Calls Attacks on Holmes “a Real Setback for Humanity”
Venture capitalist billionaire Tim Draper tells NBC bay area that cryptocurrencies will replace cash in four years vjkombajn / Pixabay Draper sits down with NBC Bay Area Technology Reporter Scott McGrew for “Sand Hill Road” podcast to make predictions for Bitcoin and discuss Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes [REITs] Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc SAN JOSE, CA – (March
Bart Chilton at Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2019: ‘Blockchain Dreamers and the Properties of Bamboo’
Former CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton may not have physically been at Hong Kong Blockchain Week, but the RT News Boom Bust host definitely made his presence felt in day one. Through the magic of TV, Chilton – in his usual, high-energy style – extolled the various virtues of blockchain, its potential applications, and compared it to bamboo. It was great,
Modern Monetary Nonsense
A number of leading progressive US politicians advocate using the Federal Reserve's balance sheet to fund expansive new government programs. Although their arguments have a grain of truth, they also rest on some fundamental misconceptions, and could have unpredictable and potentially serious consequences. CAMBRIDGE – Just as the US Federal Reserve seems to have beaten back blistering tweets from President