Biotechnology relies on data to conduct research. It’s the key ingredient in the validation process. Big data is not new. But what is new is the addition of blockchain to big data. It’s an intersection of big data, blockchain and biotech. And if it plays out as I think it will, biotech valuations will surge big time.
There’s a key piece still missing in Amazon’s Australian expansion plans. One that could be as important to its logistics operations as refrigeration technology is to the meatpacking business.
We are glad and, at the same time, regretful that we have launched two cryptocurrency services. However, we like to think that by giving folks advice, and educating them on the sector, they’ve become wiser about how it all works.
I’m sure you know the old saying, if you can’t beat them join them. This could be the best strategy for you and I. By investing in companies that are part of this technological advance, you essentially hedge your life against its consequences.
Buying out of favour stocks is hard for the average investor. As I said, we’re not wired for it. We’re wired for conformity and groupthink. In evolutionary terms, wandering too far from the tribe was a recipe for an early death.
It’s not such a bad idea to look in low- or no-growth industries. Take television, as an example. Big Un is a review content-creation company. The stock is up 1,065% this year and could possibly climb higher before the year end.
There has been a falling out between two recognised Aussie brands. Vitamin business Blackmores Ltd [ASX:BKL] fell as much as 5.2% this morning, to $129.87 per share.
These moments don’t come along very often. But when they do, that’s when exponential returns happen. For the prepared, the informed and the brave. Let me go over one example happening right now. And this isn’t even that compelling a story, to my mind.
Both brokers and investment bankers are now facing threats from a new breed of competition — artificial intelligence. AI already performs many of the jobs on Wall Street, such as those of traders, sales teams, portfolio construction, trade executers, analysts and modellers.
When capital flows into small stocks in such a convincing way, it tells you that something is going on. You shouldn’t ignore it. The next challenge for the ASX 200 is to breach 6,000 points.