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The Journey to Become a Trader

Being a trader is no easy feat. If you aspire to be a successful trader one day, you need to be willing to work very hard, develop useful skills and have solid mental fortitude. You also need to be prepared to lose a bit of money and work for little to get experience. 

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Introducing "Smile To Pay"

Smile to Pay is a concept developed by Alipay. It enables users to pay quickly their food consumption through a combination of facial scanning and mobile phone input. For the time being, Alipay is only offering the Smile to Pay option at the lone KPRO restaurant.

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SoftBank's Masterstroke

Sovereign wealth funds from the Gulf States and big corporations such as Apple & Qualcomm are backing SoftBank’s Vision Fund to develop the next big banking revolution. Masayoshi Son, Softbank's CEO and founder, doesn’t do anything small nor does he do things in a simple way.

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A Unique Investment Opportunity

The world population is expected to reach 11.25 billion in 2040. According to Reuters, our planet will have to produce 50% more food to avoid starvation. If you are wondering what to invest in and your long-term goals are covering a span of over 20 years, then investing in wheat and soybeans represents the perfect opportunity. 

2 years

Banking & Blockchain

As the struggle to raise profitability continues, innovations like blockchain could offer investment banks a lifeline. Blockchain – a catchall phrase for distributed ledger technology – is a new type of database system which enables multiple parties to share access to the same data, at virtually the same time, with an unprecedented level of confidence.

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The Financial Crisis 10 Years Later

Many analysts regard Aug. 9, 2007, when BNP froze three subprime mortgage deb funds, as the moment when the financial crisis truly went global. Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers collapsed. The global economy entered a mortgage crisis that caused panic and financial turmoil with volatile markets and lasting effects throughout several years. 

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3 Tips for a Successful M&A Deal

There are many reasons why top executives and business owners decide to acquire or merge with other companies. Some mergers are a way to kill competition by buying up rival companies. Other reasons may include the ability to easily gain new customers, boost business productivity, seamlessly penetrate a new market and even save a business from going under. Whatever the reasons for a merger or acquisition, the entire process starts and ends with strategy.