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Planning to Buy Bitcoin or Cryptocurrencies in 2021? You Cannot Afford to Ignore These 7 Points

This post is not about whether or not you should buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.  It’s about what points you should consider before making your buy and sell decisions.  I hope that at the end of reading this post, you… Continue Reading →

Top Websites for Crypto, Bitcoin, and ICO News, Research, and Analysis

Cryptocurrencies are here to stay. Even if the fervour has died down from its heights of Winter 2017-2018, the technology itself is still developing and will continue to do so. Bitcoin futures launched in December 2017 in the United States… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Price Will Go To Zero As Bitcoin Will Struggle To Remain The Dominant Cryptocurrency

Back in 1999, I was in my final year of graduate school in finance and economics.  Most of the students in my class and/or their families were involved in the Indian stock markets.  The game was simple – apply for… Continue Reading →

How to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cryptocurrencies, and What to Watch Out for

We’ve written about cryptocurrencies (CCs) before at CityFALCON, and that piece was largely focused on the technological aspects of them and how they can be related to real commerce and trade. In another article, we wrote about Initial Coin Offerings… Continue Reading →

Cryptocurrency – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin – Everything You Need to Know in 2017

We have come a long way since the days of a barter system. It hasn’t been necessary to have a specific good and trade it for some other specific good for a long time. For most of written history, there… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin – will the momentum sustain?

Bitcoin touched an all-time high of above 1400 today. News of the SEC reconsidering Winklevoss ETF proposal mainly fueled this rise. Japan’s legalization of Bitcoin as a payment method since April has also boosted investor sentiment.Growing regulatory acceptance by Japan… Continue Reading →

SEC’s Rejection of the Second Bitcoin ETF Proposal

The SEC yesterday rejected the SolidX ETF proposal, citing concerns relating to the possibility of market manipulation and difficulty in the regulation of the peer-to-peer network in overseas markets. It had earlier rejected the Winklevoss proposal for a Bitcoin ETF… Continue Reading →

How We Raised £1.65m In Spite of Market Turmoil

2022 is giving 2020 a run for its money: Russia invaded Ukraine and the spillover is wreaking havoc in markets and geopolitics; Zero-Covid policies in China continue to crush the global supply chain; inflation is pressuring central banks to raise… Continue Reading →

The Prices of Penny Stocks & Cryptos Can Be Deceptive

Some people only look at the current prices of stocks and choose whether to invest or not. While the price is important, it is not the only item of importance. Unfortunately, investing in low priced stocks just because they are… Continue Reading →

Q1 2021 – More Languages, ESG, Investor Relations Docs, Stock Charts & More

Hello again Falcon Readers! We are happy to have completed another successful quarter after a strong year (notwithstanding the Covid chaos). Our dream to expand beyond English has blossomed further than ever, and our previous technological development now supports new… Continue Reading →

Q4 2020 Updates – Sentiment, Future Fund, Layouts, Language Expansion

At CityFALCON, we closed 2020 on a strong note, despite the upheaval of the year. Our last update was way back in September. This one details what we’ve done since then.  Tap the links at the beginning of each summary… Continue Reading →

An Active Summer 2020 – New Features, New Opportunities

We’re most of the way through the hottest part of the year (for our fellow northern hemispherians), and at CityFALCON we’ve been cooking up many new features and improvements for the platform. Summary A top-up funding round to take advantage… Continue Reading →

PopTops of CityFALCON – the most popular topics on our platform

What are the top topics for investors and traders in the financial space? Anyone with a keen interest in finance knows how imperative it is to understand market trends, predict behaviour, and stay updated on the most relevant and trending… Continue Reading →

How Rising Interest Rates will Affect Stock, Bond, Crypto and Other Markets

Interest rates are a prime factor in any borrowing decision, and modern financial capitalism encourages responsible borrowing for the expansion of businesses and consumerism. That means interest rates affect everything across the economy, and the prices of assets are no… Continue Reading →

The future of Finance with FinTech, Crypto and AI – TEDx

I recently gave a TEDx speech in Portugal on the topics of FinTech and how AI, ML, and society are changing the financial world. I only had a short 10 minutes to speak, so here I will flesh out the… Continue Reading →

What Stock Exchanges can learn from Crypto Exchanges?

The world’s major stock exchanges have been at the forefront of technology for decades, largely because of the massive potential for technological leverage and the astronomical amounts of capital and money at play. Recently, global exchanges have undergone a period… Continue Reading →

What 400 Year History Tells Us About Emerging Asset Classes Including Cryptos

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This post is inspired by the presentation by Ashish Kaushal at London Value Investing Club.  The content of the post, however, is the view of the author. Humans have always considered some objects as assets. Food, shelter, clothing, water. These have… Continue Reading →

Must Know Cryptocurrency Terminology: Shorthand & Slang Used by Community

The term cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm. There are plenty of articles, and office watercooler gatherings around the globe are buzzing with crypto-this and crypto-that. It is the “next big thing”. The recent spectacular rise in several currencies’… Continue Reading →

The Biggest Reason Why People Lose Money in Stock Markets & Cryptocurrencies

We, humans, are social creatures by nature. Our banding together and sharing of information has catapulted us from cavemen to spacefarers in just a few millennia. Society and human contact are essential to our success. But, as with anything, there… Continue Reading →

2018 Stock Market Predictions by 10+ Investment Banks

2017 was a wild year. The inauguration of Donald Trump, the Brexit impasse and negotiations, possible far-right populist victories in European elections, the threat of nuclear war in East Asia, separatist movements within the EU, the meteoric rise of cryptocurrencies… Continue Reading →

How to Make Money in a Stock Market and Cryptocurrency Bubble?

Many investors, old and new alike, suggest that you stay away from bubbles. And if you have long-term capital appreciation interests in mind, then it is definitely advisable to avoid them. But if you are willing to trade on the… Continue Reading →

Fundamental vs Technical Analysis for Stock Market Investing and Trading

We’ve written about the differences between investing and trading before – Difference Between Stock Market Investing and Trading – Don’t Mix Up the Strategies. These two strategies sound similar, but they have very different foundations and philosophies. Here, we will… Continue Reading →

Everything You Need to Know About ICOs – The New Way to Finance a Venture

Wherever money is involved, there is innovation. That is no different for blockchain technology. The popular transaction-tracking technology, which we have written on before here, is now being applied in a way to raise funds for a venture. Part crowdfunding,… Continue Reading →

Ethereum is breaking barriers, but is it a good investment?

Ether climbed to an all-time high of above $80 this week. The currency has gained more than 700% this year vs Bitcoin’s growth of 50%. What is Ether/eum? And how is it different from Bitcoin? Ethereum is a platform that… Continue Reading →

What Financial Stocks and Sectors Benefit from the Cloud and Artificial Intelligence?

Cloud computing and AI are becoming staples of everyday life – even if you don’t know it. The cloud is ubiquitous (by design and by adoption), and artificial intelligence, a completely different area in tech, is reaching into our lives… Continue Reading →

Why Investors Should Get Excited about the FinTech Revolution

FinTech is the new buzzword in London, and for good reason – we’re beginning to see how technology will be leveraged in financial services. FinTech is already showing…

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Top 30 Financial Stories of 2015 On CityFALCON

Stock market volatility caused by geopolitical tensions, uncertainty over interest rates and structural issues in developing markets…

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