Hacked: Hacking Finance

Hacked: Hacking Finance

Learn how to hack finance and become financially independent

Navigation
Featured

ICO

ICO Analysis: iDice

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

One of the first applications of the blockchain to the web was the creation of SatoshiDice and other Bitcoin gambling sites. Some of these sites have conventionally allowed users to invest a small sum of coin in order to receive a piece of the house’s profits. The iDice platform intends to do this from the beginning, having given...

Featured

Blockchain

Token Analysis: Is NEO (Formerly Antshares) ‘China’s Ethereum’?

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

NEO has been called “China’s Ethereum”. The Western market first collectively learned about Antshares, a smart contract and decentralized application (dApp) platform, just ahead of the company’s rebrand to ‘NEO’ – which is Greek for “newness”, novelty and youth. That merely one exchange offers bitcoin-NEO trades...

Featured

Analysis

Price Analysis of Stratis, Bitshares, Steem, Golem, and Factom

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

Some of the up-and-coming altcoins are finally showing strength today, although the lengthy, and possibly frustrating consolidation period is still “on”, according to the charts, with the small cap coins only regaining what they lost in recent days. That said, today’s price action is encouraging, despite the low trading volumes and the...

Featured

Recommendations

Gold Recommendation Update, June 23rd

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

Gold: Long-Term Buy (reiterated) Gold Futures, 4-Hour Chart Analysis The Shiny Metal seems to have completed a short-term correction that started after the Fed-meeting last week, and it gave a short-term buy signal today, when confirming a higher swing low at $1247, with a target of $1300. Our long-term recommendation remains intact...

Featured

Analysis

Daily Analysis: Qatar Receives Ultimatum as Middle East Tensions Escalate Again

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

Friday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2431 -0.171% DAX 12694 -0.77% WTI Crude Oil 42.94 -2.42% GOLD 1258.00 0.64% Bitcoin 2742 1.23% EUR/USD 1.1195 0.39% Global stock markets are mixed once again today with European markets being notably weaker than their peers after the release of some really weak services...

Featured

Cryptocurrencies

Trading 101: Utilizing Currency Pairs in Investing and Trading

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

As we wrote in our previous look at fiat and cryptocurrency pairs, you can benefit from the properties of exchange rates n several ways. No matter if you are primarily a trader or an investor, it’s essential for you to be familiar with some of the simple methods in order to optimise your strategies and maximise your returns. Fiat...

Featured

Cryptocurrencies

A Healthy Brexit & The Cryptoverse

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

The cryptocurrency and blockchain company Blockchain managed to raise $40 Million in order to expand their services into new regions and develop new products. The money came from a few different venture capital companies including Google Ventures. Too bad they didn’t do a flashy ICO like all the cool kids are doing these days. They...

Featured

Blog

Start Practicing Mental Risk Management Now

Posted on June 23rd, 2017.

Risk and money management methods are very easily accessible nowadays. A plethora of different order types for trading and investing purposes, dozens of assets designed just to protect your capital, and excel sheets, programs, and applications that help you in optimising your portfolio are readily available for free or for a very low...

Featured

Analysis

Undecided: Price Analysis of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, and NEM

Posted on June 22nd, 2017.

Cryptocurrencies had a very quiet day, with Ethereum’s slide and Ripple’s pull-back defining sentiment. Bitcoin recovered after yesterday’s dip, and finished the US session near the $2700 level again. With financial markets definitely in summer mood, short-term traders might be in for more frustrating days and sudden moves in both...

Featured

ICO

ICO Analysis: Nimiq

Posted on June 22nd, 2017.

Whoa, off the bat, we find in a simple search about Nimiq a post with the following title – “The Nimiq Heist – Founders cashing out BIG TIME.” According to this post: Look, I do not mind that 4 guys want to cash out big time, and everyone who is willing to support this has every right to part from his money, but $20 million for an...

Featured

Recommendations

Investment Recommendation: Wabtec Corp (WAB) can Surprise on the Upside

Posted on June 22nd, 2017.

Wabtec Corp (Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp) (NYSE: WAB) manufactures technology-based products for locomotives, freight cars, passenger transit vehicles and power generation equipment. The company caters for both the original equipment and aftermarket applications. Key Findings Dynamically growing revenues Strong and growing...

Featured

Analysis

Daily Analysis: Dollar Dip Fuels Rebound in Commodities

Posted on June 22nd, 2017.

Thursday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2438 0.17% DAX 12798 0.27 WTI Crude Oil 43.23 1.65% GOLD 1253.00 0.45% Bitcoin 2713 0.23% EUR/USD 1.1161 0.07% The US Dollar has been drifting lower since yesterday afternoon, and that shaped the move in the otherwise calm financial markets. Global stock markets are mixed...

Featured

Cryptocurrencies

The End of the Day

Posted on June 22nd, 2017.

At the end of the day, it seems I wasn’t the only one flustered by the Status ICO event yesterday. These ICOs are getting very popular and are an amazing way to get in on the ground floor of some really great projects, provided that people understand the risks of course.

Featured

ICO

ICO Analysis: TenX

Posted on June 22nd, 2017.

You are not eligible and you are not to purchase any PAY tokens in the TenX Initial Token Sale […] if you are a citizen, resident (tax or otherwise) or green card holder of the United States of America or a citizen or resident of the Republic of Singapore. Clearly, we must start here, as investors will want to know of this bit of...

Featured

Blog

You want to be Rich? Here is the Most Important Step

Posted on June 21st, 2017.

I’m fascinated by innovation, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship (entrepreneurship within companies). That is one of the reasons I joined Wilhelmsen as a Digital Trainee this January. I’m working on many mindblowing projects where one is 3D printing, and another is Smart Ropes (putting sensors within ropes to measure...

Featured

Analysis

Price Analysis of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, and Ethereum Classic

Posted on June 21st, 2017.

It’s been a strange and slightly bearish day for the crypto-market following the sudden spike lower in altcoins yesterday, as Bitcoin failed to follow through on its strength, but altcoins also acted weak, especially Ethereum. Ripple also pulled back heavily after its strong move while Litecoin remained strong, trading just below its...

Featured

Analysis

Daily Analysis: North Korea back in Trump’s Crosshairs?

Posted on June 21st, 2017.

Wednesday Market Recap Asset Current Value Daily Change S&P 500 2438 0.03% DAX 12789 -0.21% WTI Crude Oil 43.84 0.74% GOLD 1247.00 0.24% Bitcoin 2720 2.53% EUR/USD 1.1144 0.07% Global markets are recovering from the small shock that Donald Trump caused yesterday, when he updated the world regarding North Korea on Twitter. The unusual...

Featured

Cryptocurrencies

Too Hot!!!

Posted on June 21st, 2017.

Yet another massive ICO hit the Internet last night. Status, who is building a browser portal to other decentralized apps, has seemingly just raised about $100 Million in just 3 hours.

Featured

Analysis

Price Analysis: Zcash, Steem, Siacoin, Digibyte, Golem

Posted on June 21st, 2017.

Altcoins got under pressure yesterday in late trading, and the up and coming coins also felt the sudden shift towards BTC following a promising Monday session. The consolidation patterns that were dominant before Monday are generally intact on the charts of the small cap coins, and the bullish overall picture remains unchanged, but the...

Featured

Ethereum

ICO Analysis: Civic Identity Verification’s CVC Token

Posted on June 20th, 2017.

Since the incipience of blockchains and digital assets, digital identity has been a hot topic. Vinny Lingham, South African internet entrepreneur, foresaw the applications of blockchain technology towards digital identity and founded Civic, his blockchain-based identity platform. This only after he had much success transforming gift...