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Alex Kimani

Alex Kimani

Writer, Divergente Research LLC

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2018

Biography

Alex Kimani is a veteran finance writer, investor, engineer and researcher for Divergente Research LLC and Safehaven.com. 

  • Trade In Counterfeit Goods Hits Half A Trillion Dollars

    Published 24 March 2019 | viewed 232 times

    Black-market traders have increasingly been tapping into an invisible network to funnel  a wide range of goods into global markets right under the noses of…

  • Can The British Pound Overcome Brexit?

    Published 22 March 2019 | viewed 1,706 times

    The pound sterling has been the most volatile developed market currency ever since the British people voted to exit the regional bloc in June 2016.…

  • Britain’s Billionaires Are Fleeing To Offshore Tax Havens

    Published 10 March 2019 | viewed 1,503 times

    Last month, Charlie Munger, VC at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and a long-term business partner of Warren Buffett, warned that the latest proposal by the Democrats…

  • Behind Bars It’s Business As Usual For ‘Pharma Bro’

    Published 09 March 2019 | viewed 442 times

    According to the prison inmate handbook, it is strictly forbidden for inmates to conduct any kind of business from behind bars—unless, of course, you are…

  • Are US Stock Markets Headed to All-Time Highs?

    Published 08 March 2019 | viewed 919 times

    U.S. stocks closed lower for the second day running on Wednesday as they took a breather after a spectacular start to the year. Major indexes…

  • As Retail Apocalypse Continues, More Stores Are On Verge Of Collapse

    Published 07 March 2019 | viewed 898 times

    It’s 2010 in the aftermath of the Great Recession. Several large retail chains announce plans to shutter dozens of stores. Investors mostly shrug their shoulders…

  • U.S. Trade Deficit Expands To 10-Year High

    Published 07 March 2019 | viewed 564 times

    Reducing the U.S. trade deficit has been a key plank of President Trump’s policies—and a big reason why he has been playing hardball with U.S.…

  • Chinese Onshore Markets Bracing For $46B Boost

    Published 05 March 2019 | viewed 532 times

    China’s stock markets were the worst performing in 2018 following the breakout of a trade war that wiped out $2.4 trillion from the markets. Thankfully,…

  • China’s ‘Black Mirror’: Millions Banned From Travel

    Published 04 March 2019 | viewed 1,779 times

    China is in the process of setting up a vast surveillance system that will track every single one of its 1.4 billion citizens in a…

  • How Would People React To A Social Media Tax? Look At Uganda

    Published 03 March 2019 | viewed 1,151 times

    The Arab Spring that destabilized governments in the Middle East began in the spring of 2011. Nearly a decade later, the full repercussions of the…

  • Is This The End Of The Trade War?

    Published 01 March 2019 | viewed 879 times

    In 2018, trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies escalated to unprecedented levels after the U.S. imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese…

  • China Just Lost Nearly 200 Billionaires

    Published 28 February 2019 | viewed 918 times

    China’s ranks of the super-rich has been dealt a severe below thanks to the country’s stock market meltdown. According to wealth research firm Hurun, the…

  • Walmart’s $20 Billion Buyback Spree Sparks Outrage From Senate

    Published 28 February 2019 | viewed 740 times

    Nowadays, Republicans and Democrats don’t usually agree on much. But in a rare bipartisan show, they have found a common ground and locked arms to…

  • Regulators Charge First Company Ever For Fake Amazon Reviews

    Published 27 February 2019 | viewed 556 times

    In the beginning, we had fake news. Now we have fake reviews. No one can deny that reviews can be critical for e-commerce companies and…

  • Crypto Firms Consolidate Amid Push For Legitimacy

    Published 26 February 2019 | viewed 1,529 times

    Despite an environment rife with economic and political instability, global M&A value in 2018 reached near-record levels as markets remained unhampered by the heightened geopolitical…

  • Nearly 80% Of Madoff Ponzi Scheme Losses Recovered

    Published 26 February 2019 | viewed 494 times

    Before Bernard Lawrence Madoff confessed to the largest Ponzi scheme in history, few people outside Wall Street and financial circles had even heard of him.…

  • The Best Way To Play The 5G Revolution

    Published 25 February 2019 | viewed 762 times

    What exactly is 5G Technology? Depends on whom you ask. The next generation of wireless technology means different things to different people. To the wireless…

  • The Semiconductor Boom Is Back

    Published 22 February 2019 | viewed 656 times

    The Semiconductor sector has been on a tear lately and easily one of the best performing sectors in the equities market so far this year.…

  • Is Bitcoin Heading For A Bull Run?

    Published 21 February 2019 | viewed 660 times

    Long left for dead by many investors, bitcoin has been on a tear lately and has even managed to cross a key long-term hurdle—thanks to…

  • Can Trump Make Space Great Again?

    Published 21 February 2019 | viewed 441 times

    Our destiny beyond the Earth is not only a matter of national identity but a matter of national security—Donald Trump Perhaps in a classic case…