Crypto Currency: a digital wild west?

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monera and crypto currencies in general are becoming main topics of conversations with financial markets, as well as in the public sphere. What is it? How does it work? What is the utility? Is it safe to invest? Howdo you invest?  And perhaps at the...

Banking the unbanked — just the beginning

Digital currency (aka crypto currency) is all the rage in the media these days, which Microsoft founder and business mogul Bill Gates has seen coming for some time.  Understanding that his focus these days is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, this 45-second clip...

“Price Is What You Pay, Value is What You Get”

Rick Rule, President and CEO of Sprott U.S. Holdings Inc and well-known natural resource securities investor, sat down with Tekoa Da Silva to talk about some investing rules and and his two favorite investing books, “The Intelligent Investor” and “Securities...

The Blockchain Era

The Blockchain era is upon us and it is revolutionary.  It is not just for the financial industry as many assume: in fact there are over a hundred blockchain uses that have been implemented so far. What is blockchain exactly? It’s a public ledger that records...

“Future Shock. The year is 2021 and Oil is at $150.”

What an eye-grabbing title for an article that Dusgyant Choudhary recently wrote. The article is written with a date of April 1, 2021, and it shows Brent Crude hitting $150.00 per barrel.  With oil having a hard time hitting $60 present day, it’s not hard to imagine...

The yuan catches on, while the dollar grows smaller

Could the world really start trading oil in yuan? It could be a possibility if China can coerce Saudi Arabia to be the first. Chief economist and managing director at High Frequency Economics, Carl Weinberg, believes that: “Beijing stands to become the most dominant...