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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. 

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    Published 17 April 2019 | viewed 5,858 times

    Gold has once again been wrong-footed, having lost some of its luster to drop to its lowest level this year. June gold futures on Comex,…

  • Inside China’s Renewed War To Purge the Internet

    Published 15 April 2019 | viewed 3,565 times

    Beijing has been incessantly harping on about its successful transition to an open economy and plans to further liberalize its markets to foreign investors. Yet,…

  • Telecom War Gets Messy As 5G Speed Remains Undefined

    Published 13 April 2019 | viewed 12,463 times

    The battle for the best wireless network is on. After years of PR and marketing hype, wireless carriers have finally turned on their 5G networks.…

  • The Most Mouth-Wateringly Unprofitable IPO This Year

    Published 12 April 2019 | viewed 1,894 times

    Profits and profitable companies are so banal. Money-losing companies like Uber, on the other hand, are much more exciting for investors—especially if they are growing…

  • Ballooning US Deficit Is A ‘House of Cards’

    Published 11 April 2019 | viewed 4,786 times

    More than once has President Trump boasted that his administration has accomplished an “economic turnaround of historic proportions”; but the sheer magnitude of the bill…

  • China Weighs Bitcoin Mining Ban Over Environmental Concerns

    Published 11 April 2019 | viewed 8,953 times

    China has an ongoing love-hate relationship with blockchain technology. On one hand, the government openly touts blockchain tech, going as far as claiming it has…

  • Behind The IMF’s Market-Jolting Doom And Gloom

    Published 10 April 2019 | viewed 6,562 times

    The world economy is likely to be significantly less vibrant this year than had been thought just three months ago. That is the verdict by…

  • Gold Prices Stuck In Limbo

    Published 10 April 2019 | viewed 5,413 times

    Gold is treading water, holding just above $1,300 per ounce for the second day in a row, buoyed by an IMF downgrade of the global…

  • Chinese Appetite For Gold Approaching Record Levels

    Published 09 April 2019 | viewed 7,131 times

    China is developing an insatiable appetite for gold, and the country could soon become the world’s largest buyer of the precious metal. China is currently…

  • Analyst: Bitcoin’s Recent Rally Is A Reaction To The Fed

    Published 08 April 2019 | viewed 6,665 times

    Bitcoin is about to make central banks irrelevant. At least, that is the view of some crypto punters, who are crediting bitcoin’s latest rally to…

  • Chinese Tech Giant Tencent Completes Asia’s Largest Bond Sale

    Published 05 April 2019 | viewed 11,305 times

    China’s social media and gaming heavyweight Tencent Holdings (OTC Pink:TCEHY) said back in February that it had no plans to scale back on investments after…

  • Africa’s First Unicorn IPO Is Coming To The NYSE

    Published 04 April 2019 | viewed 6,479 times

    Africa’s biggest e-commerce startup, Jumia Technologies, is set to list on the New York Stock Exchange in April, ending months of speculation. The online retailer…

  • What To Expect As Stocks Close In On Record Highs

    Published 03 April 2019 | viewed 1,597 times

    The animal spirits are on the prowl once again, and world financial markets are on a rampage. Forecasts of doom and gloom rippled through the…

  • China’s $13-Trillion Bond Market Joins Global Index

    Published 02 April 2019 | viewed 6,818 times

    Not too long ago, overseas investing in the Chinese market was a complex and tightly controlled affair. Fortunately, slowly but surely, China’s capital markets have…

  • Trump Increases Pressure On The Fed

    Published 01 April 2019 | viewed 4,447 times

    President Trump is fond of railing against his handpicked Fed chair Jerome Powell, repeatedly saying he is not thrilled by his appointee or his policies.…

  • Who Really Wins In Corporate Mega-Mergers?

    Published 31 March 2019 | viewed 3,590 times

    Corporate tie-ups are all the rage at the moment. In 2018, global M&A deal value hit a staggering $3.53 trillion as acquisitions increasingly became the…

  • American Companies Still Stashing Trillions Abroad

    Published 29 March 2019 | viewed 10,826 times

    When the GOP tax bill was enacted in 2017, President Trump promised that the United States would become a magnet for new jobs as trillions…

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    Published 28 March 2019 | viewed 1,520 times

    Internet giants Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. have shouldered the majority of the blame for creating local news deserts by putting local news outlets, including…

  • The Trojan Horse Of Chinese Investment

    Published 28 March 2019 | viewed 3,054 times

    China is a highly ambitious nation. Beijing unabashedly harbors dreams of world domination, first in the technology arena before eventually become a leading military power.…

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    Published 27 March 2019 | viewed 5,653 times

    Over the past few years, the SEC has turned down no less than a dozen proposals for bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The common view in…