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Just how risky are crypto currencies?

7 Oct 2021 1 minute read 7 comments NZFX

There are numerous ways to measure risk but one of the more common is to look at the variability of an asset's returns.  As I've gotten deeper into crypto, the level of volatility that is deemed 'normal' is almost mind numbing to me coming from inves...

Quick question on inflation

23 Sep 2021 1 minute read 8 comments NZFX

This will be a ridiculously short post.  Just had a thought on inflation that I'd really appreciate feedback on.  Not meant to be a political comment in any sense; purely a technical inquiry.  Really hope this gets some thoughtful responses.  Rightly...

A few lessons on liquidity during times of stress

21 Sep 2021 2 minute read 2 comments NZFX

I've seen a few headlines today referring to the Evergrande issue as "China's Lehman Moment".  I have no idea whether it will be the case or not but I wanted to post briefly on liquidity. In 2008, I was working at a large global investment bank, watc...

Risk, Cults, and Crypto Fervor

18 Sep 2021 2 minute read 3 comments TabbyTabby

The entry point to this topic is a seemingly-innocent one: "How do pre-sales and ICOs work?". First, you're given a special opportunity as an early adopter. Second, it's time-limited and quantity-limited; there are only so many coins available at thi...

A closer look at Cardano (ADA)

16 Sep 2021 1 minute read 9 comments NZFX

Cardano is one of the most widely held and hyped assets in the crypto arena these days.  Its $77 billion USD market cap trails only Bitcoin and Ethereum in terms of size.  With a high profile founder that delivers regular public updates,  the impress...

When is ETH likely to re-take its old highs? A brief study in historical recoveries

9 Sep 2021 1 minute read 2 comments NZFX

Hi friends- When is ETH likely to re-take its old highs? Today I'm comparing the recovery experienced so far in ETH since its summer 2021 low point vs. the last 2 ETH recoveries from drawdowns of at least 50%.  Something interesting has emerged. Firs...

Be very careful when you are sending funds to exchanges

15 Aug 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Bala

Not just exchanges but if you dealing with big funds or planning to send funds from one wallet to another wallet, be very careful about double or triple checking the name before you hit the send button. Yesterday there was a sad incident where one of...

How to invest in cryptocurrencies?

3 Aug 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Biznes-Broker

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology Are currently one of the fastest growing industries in the world and more and more private individuals and institutions decide to invest in virtual assets. In this article, you will learn how to safely and e...

Part 4: A crypto risk budgeting strategy

21 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments NZFX

Dear readers This is the last installment of the 4 part do-it-yourself portfolio series I started a few weeks ago.   As a recap, in the first article , we set the stage for building your own trading model in excel by showing you how to download and a...

Binance suspends GBP Bank Withdrawals (via Faster Payments)

12 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Cotswolds-Brad

It seems the UK FCA actions have further impacted UK investors with Binance“Please note that GBP Bank Withdrawals (via Faster Payments) have been temporarily suspended. We are working to resume this service as soon as we can. In the meantime, users a...