Articles

The Long Tail of Financial Markets

Consequences of more cost effective dynamics on financial markets

Oct. 15, 2021 • Andrew Beal

In 2004, Chris Anderson, then the CEO of Wired Magazine, wrote an article called the “The Long Tail” popularizing the theory that the Internet’s natural economies of scale allow companies to pr...


Social Trading: New Age Investing Explained

Thanks to advances made in fintech, social trading is now possible in the traditional and crypto markets, embodying a growing facet of investing.

Oct. 12, 2021 • Samuel Feldman

What is social trading? Social trading combines trading with social media to create an investment environment filled with collaboration and information. With access to unprecedented amounts ...


The changing role of the CFO

The CFO’s role encompasses many more tasks and considerations, such as risk responsibility and technology investment, making the role much more complex

Oct. 8, 2021 • Mark Preston

The role of the CFO has changed. In the space of a few short weeks in 2020, they had to create completely new strategies and plans that would enable their businesses to maintain their stabili...


Are NFTs a Money Laundering Gold Mine?

The bad actors are looking for the ways that are most likely for them not to be caught

Oct. 6, 2021 • Richard Paxton

NFTs are hot. Sales of NFTs jumped from $13.7 million in the first half of 2020 to $2.5 billion in sales during the first half of 2021. What’s an NFT? NFTs are defined as non-fungible tokens,...


Crypto Could be in Trouble after China Declares all Crypto Transactions Illegal

An expected move from China has crypto investors scrambling in uncertainty as they wait for the world to react.

Oct. 5, 2021 • Samuel Feldman

The People's Bank of China has declared all cryptocurrency-related transactions illegal, vowing to crack down on trading and banning overseas exchanges from providing services to Chinese i...


Card payments for dummies

Let's have a look at the payment cards

Sept. 27, 2021 • Joris Lochy

At my current company Monizze, we issue social vouchers, like meal, eco and gift vouchers. These vouchers are consumed using a specific Monizze payment card via a physical terminal. As a result...


El Salvador Made Bitcoin Legal Tender. Now What?

Lawmakers voted in favor of Bitcoin, with a supermajority of 62 out of 84 lawmakers supporting the law

Sept. 23, 2021 • Samuel Feldman

What Happened: El Salvador has become the first country to adopt Bitcoin as a legal tender. Lawmakers voted in favor of Bitcoin, with a supermajority of 62 out of 84 lawmakers supporting the ...


Evaluating NFTs beyond the hype - [Part 3/3]

Part:3 - Real-world potential of the NFTs

Sept. 21, 2021 • Sam Ghosh

Currently, the NFT technology is being used for digital items such as digital arts, virtual goods for metaverse or games, sports collectibles, and even for scientific data , etc. The potent...


The Future War of CBDC's

80% of the central banks around the world have agreed that they are working on creating their own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

Sept. 17, 2021 • Himanshu Kolhekar

As a contributing Author with my article "The Digital Smart Programmable Money" for The PAYTECH Book, published by Wiley in 2019, I have been developing concepts and researching on ...


Evaluating NFTs beyond the hype - [Part 2/3]

Part:2 - Legality of NFT ownership

Sept. 16, 2021 • Sam Ghosh

What does owning an NFT of an asset really mean? One of the important requirements of ownership is control. How much control do we get over an asset owning an NFT of it? If we buy an NFT on an ...