7 Stocks to buy and hold forever that pay monthly dividends

Everyone has monthly recurring bills like mortgages, car payments, cell-phone bills, power bills, water bills, and credit card bills. They will arrive every month and we all despise them.   When you have a normal job that pays weekly or monthly you can easily pay these recurring bills, but once you hit retirement the regular bill routine becomes more difficult. When you have a portfolio of dividend-paying stocks they will usually payout every quarter and not every month.   For this reason, it makes more sense to have monthly dividend-paying…

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Terra partners with Nexo to grow the crypto lending and savings markets across Asia

Singapore — July 1, 2019 — Terra, the project building the next-generation payment system on the blockchain, announces today a strategic partnership with Nexo, the leading cryptocurrency lending platform, to offer new decentralized financial products and expand the crypto lending and savings market across the fast-growing Asian markets.   The collaboration between Terra and Nexo focuses on two new product offerings: Adding Terra as the latest collateral option for Nexo’s instant credit lines: Eliminating the need for cumbersome credit checks, Nexo will offer users the ability to obtain an instant…

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Tesla has a secret Lithium-ion battery lab

According to a recent CNBC article,Tesla has a secret lab trying to build its own battery cells to reduce dependence on Panasonic   Tesla is developing the means to manufacture its own battery cells The main cost component of an EV is its battery pack and battery cells, according to research by IHS Markit. Since 2014, Tesla has mostly relied on its partner Panasonic to produce battery cells for its vehicles and clean energy products.   At the company’s annual shareholder meeting in June, Elon Musk encouraged outside investors to…

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World’s First Tokenized Listing on a National Exchange Announced by MERJ

London – MERJ announces plans to list the first-ever regulated security token on a national exchange. The move by the Seychelles-based exchange marks a milestone in bridging regulated capital markets with emergent distributed ledger technology (DLT).   Tokenized shares for MERJ Group will be listed alongside its existing stock, bringing tokenized securities under the umbrella of a national, regulated bourse for the first time. MERJ’s vertically integrated group of entities are licensed by the Seychelles Financial Services Authority as a securities exchange, clearing agency, and securities facility; this enables MERJ…

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The Bretton Woods System explained in five minutes

What is the Bretton Woods system?   Ever wondered what the IMF or the World Bank are, and what they do? This 5-minute lecture tells you all you need to know about these powerful institutions, known collectively as the Bretton Woods Institutions. It looks at how they work, their advantages and disadvantages and what we can expect from them.       The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was created to fight against temporary imbalances of payments. The Bretton Woods system was the first monetary order that organized monetary relations among…

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Generic creates a direct bridge between investors and companies looking for funds

Malta, June 2019 – Generic, the online exchange platform, is announcing a blockchain-based investment platform for Merchant Cash Advance and peer-to-peer lending. The platform creates a direct bridge between users and companies looking for funds, without an intermediary. Generic is working to give users access to all kinds of investments that were once reserved for the banking system.    Invest, invest, invest! We are often taught from a young age to invest our money and watch it grow. But how does one know what type of investment to make? Merchant…

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Crypto regulations and the reasons behind it

Cryptocurrency regulations have already become yesterday’s news, whenever a country comes out with a new framework, traders are surprised that they hadn’t implemented one in the past, rather than be surprised by the law itself.   At this point, crypto regulations have become engraved in the minds of traders, and they’ve become a standard of the financial law, but what is it with cryptos that force the government to take legal action so fast? In fact, sometimes so fast that they introduce a very unrealistic set of laws?   Let’s…

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An in depth review of the Global X Battery and Lithium ETF

The Global X Battery and Lithium ETF invests in the full lithium cycle, from mining and refining the metal, through battery production and provides a good platform for investing in the global Li-ion battery trend.       The Largest holding of the fund with an 18.9% fund share is in Albemarle Corporation. Albemarle is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and refining catalysts and is listed on the NYSE under the ticker ALB. According to the companies latest earnings announcement of their first quarter…

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Cudo Miner waives its mining fees in celebration of reaching 50,000 beta users

London, 25th June – Cudo Miner, the crypto mining platform, today announced that it is has reached over 50,000 beta users on its GUI mining platform. To celebrate hitting this milestone, Cudo Miner is introducing 0% mining fees for all miners, both new and existing, across its fully-featured and highly-automated mining software. As a thank you to its dedicated community, miners will be able to mine the cryptocurrency of their choice without fees, until Wednesday 31st July.   Cudo Miner has also launched a new coin voting system that gives…

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Could Bitcoin hit $100 000 in the Next Bull Run? – Top Analyst thinks so…

In a June 24  interview on Fox Business, ThinkMarkets chief market analyst Naeem Aslam predicts a Bitcoin price that could reach $100,000. Aslam had previously predicted on June 17 that BTC would hit $10,000 in “a couple of weeks,” citing institutional adoption as a major catalyst. He was proven right as Bitcoin hit his mark on 22 June 2019.   According to Aslam, the major price points to look out for now are $20,000 and $50,000. He argues that by hitting $20,000, discussion will move from conservative estimates exceeding the…

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