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Alex Kimani

Alex Kimani

Writer, Safehaven.com

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2018

Biography

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

  • What’s Behind The Decline In Bitcoin Volatility?

    Published 09 May 2018 | viewed 1,667 times

    Bitcoin bulls will remember with nostalgia the digital currency’s epic run in late 2017 that took it to an all-time high of nearly $20k after…

  • Cybercrime Is Soaring In Emerging Markets

    Published 07 May 2018 | viewed 2,953 times

    The massive Equifax data breach exposed another growing menace in cyberworld and the need to keep an eagle eye on your finances-- identity theft. Fraudsters…

  • The Worst Trades In History

    Published 06 May 2018 | viewed 7,334 times

    To err is human--it's a fact of life that people make mistakes, all the time. Fortunately for the majority of us, our biggest mistakes on…

  • The Fintech Revolution Sets Its Sights On Big Banking

    Published 03 May 2018 | viewed 1,844 times

    Unlike industries such as retail, telecom, media and transport, the global banking sector has remained amazingly resistant to disruption by technology, continuing to march to…

  • Will This Tech Giant's Blockchain Pivot Pay Off?

    Published 02 May 2018 | viewed 1,177 times

    IBM won’t be going down without a fight. The company is trying to re-invent itself through blockchain innovations, and has even emerged as the early…

  • Is The Bond Market Bull Run Coming To An End?

    Published 01 May 2018 | viewed 1,247 times

    Transition periods in the money markets bring with them a level of uncertainty and tend to be quite turbulent. And that aptly describes the current…

  • Can The Dollar Continue To Rally?

    Published 01 May 2018 | viewed 1,174 times

    The U.S. dollar has been a sea of a volatility in recent times as geopolitical risks and lingering trade-war fears continue weighing in. The greenback's…

  • Is The SEC Warming Up To Cryptocurrencies?

    Published 01 May 2018 | viewed 1,830 times

    In April 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) dealt a severe blow to the cryptocurrency industry when it rejected what was slated to become…

  • What's Behind Today's Cybercrime Explosion?

    Published 30 April 2018 | viewed 5,384 times

    Bitcoin’s secure payment system has been put into many legitimate uses, but like most technologies, it’s also a lucrative crypto space for cybercriminals who use…

  • After Losing $90 Billion, FANG Stocks Are Back

    Published 27 April 2018 | viewed 1,503 times

    The FANG quartet of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google has been one of the best growth stories of the nine-year bull market—even if the FANG…

  • Pump And Dump Schemes Take Over Crypto Markets

    Published 26 April 2018 | viewed 3,919 times

    In the largely unregulated environment of cryptocurrency trading, however, bold and daring pump and dump groups of anywhere from 2,000-200,000 traders are slowly brewing. Pump…

  • Investor Debt Outpaces S&P 500 Growth

    Published 25 April 2018 | viewed 1,740 times

    The U.S. stock market has undergone one of the most impressive expansions since the financial crisis of 2009, almost tripling in value. While that is…

  • Will Bitcoin Ever Dethrone Gold?

    Published 25 April 2018 | viewed 1,830 times

    The Winklevoss twins, well known for their love of everything Bitcoin, are famous for once declaring that “Bitcoin will one day become better at being…

  • The Five Biggest Bubbles In Stock Market History

    Published 24 April 2018 | viewed 3,492 times

    At more than 9-years of age, the U.S. bull market is looking long in the tooth. But that alone does not condemn it to an…

  • China’s $33 Trillion Finance Industry Opens To Foreign Investment

    Published 23 April 2018 | viewed 1,909 times

    In the middle of the preliminaries to a global trade war, China just opened a major door to a multi-trillion-dollar finance industry opportunity—but the jury’s…

  • The FANG Stock Investors Should Avoid

    Published 21 April 2018 | viewed 1,823 times

    Facebook has been the worst performer of the much-ballyhooed FAANG stocks so far this year, thanks to a private data scandal that’s dragged its stock…

  • British Pound Soars To Highest Level Since Brexit

    Published 16 April 2018 | viewed 1,545 times

    The Sterling pound has been the world's top-performing currency so far this year as Brexit developments finally take a backseat to market fundamentals. The pound…

  • What Is The World’s Most Volatile Currency?

    Published 13 April 2018 | viewed 2,706 times

    The Russian ruble has come close to earning itself the dubious distinction as the world's most volatile currency--a tag for now belonging to the South…

  • Are The Bitcoin Bulls Back?

    Published 13 April 2018 | viewed 1,616 times

    After sitting on the sidelines for nearly a month, bitcoin bulls are finally back--with some serious horns as the price of the original crypto jumped…

  • Investors Are Getting Rich Off Venezuelan ‘Hunger Bonds’

    Published 12 April 2018 | viewed 3,387 times

    With the American bond market being so languid, long-suffering investors have resigned themselves to sub-3 percent yields that the 10-year Treasuries are offering. But not…