Difference between investing in bonds and consumer lending

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If you are looking for a lucrative investment strategy, many investment experts will suggest the idea of high-yield corporate bonds. Corporate bonds and other types of investment solutions can be an excellent way that you can develop fairly secure investments that can help you gradually improve...

Fintech vs. Banking – Echoes of Amazon vs. Walmart?

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2017 was the year that the retail giants Amazon and Walmart battled it out – and while both of these huge brands ended the year with positive growth, other, lesser outlets did not fare as well. All eyes were on Amazon when they purchased Whole Foods in the summer of 2017, while Walmart rolled out c...

US personal loans market as a safe haven

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Last week we witnessed dramatic declines of the stock markets all across the world. The last time something like this happened was in 2008, when subprime mortgage crisis broke out in the US. Now speculations intensified about the likelihood of a similar crisis in the near future. However, it is...

2017 Investment Review

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Stock Market Showed the Greatest Return to Investors 2017 was a nervous, eventful and rather productive year. The recovery of the world economy has gradually gained momentum and this fact did not fail to affect profitability of the investments. The undisputed leader among the investment...

AI-enhanced investing: 2018 and beyond

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Artificial Intelligence (AI), again one of those terms that everybody talks about yet very few actually have a clue. Loosely being used interchangeably with Machine Learning (ML) and seemingly has much to do with data analytics in general, most have to claim these days that it is being utilised...

US consumer lending in 2017

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The beginning of the year is not just a whole series of holidays but also the right time to sum up the results of 2017 and try to predict what to expect in 2018. Last year was quite a good one for the US consumer lending. In fact, it was a very good year, which worthily continued the 5-year...

Think Smart – Invest Like a Bank

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Consumer lending continues to generate revenues for not only traditional banks, but for a new breed of technology – based lending platform as well. While this vertical continues to be both attractive and lucrative, it has yet to catch on with investors in Asia. Examining this unique and ongoing i...

Cryptos : To be or not to be

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It has certainly been quite a while since we were last bombarded by a series of funds all running a similar ‘emerging’ strategy. Cryptos \'Multi-Strategy\' is suddenly all the rave as we see funds mushrooming across the globe from Jersey to Singapore and then back to Zug, prompting even HFR to lau...

Difference between China and U.S. online marketplace lending

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The state of online marketplace lending in China today is very different from in other areas of the world. In the year 2007 a number of marketplace platforms really started to boost the use of this type of lending in China especially. Retail investors and other small business investors were...