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Alex Kimani

Alex Kimani

Writer, conil.me

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2018

Biography

Alex Kimani is a veteran finance writer, investor, engineer and researcher for conil.me. 

  • Fake News Sinks Shares In UK-Based Bank

    Published 16 May 2019 | viewed 3,358 times

    For most people, the mention of “fake news” conjures up images of social media posts with rather fantastic, implausible stories; but rarely does the corporate…

  • Welcome To The World’s Biggest Free Trade Area

    Published 15 May 2019 | viewed 3,820 times

    At a time when the Western world is doing its best to kill free trade, some emerging markets are doing the exact opposite: fostering continent-wide…

  • Wall Street Bears $1 Trillion Brunt Of Trade War

    Published 14 May 2019 | viewed 3,997 times

    The biggest trade spat in recent history has just turned from a skirmish into a full-blown trade war, and Wall Street darlings are bearing its…

  • Pentagon To Pay $6 Billion To Help Build Border Wall

    Published 13 May 2019 | viewed 3,921 times

    ‘‘I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I'll build them very inexpensively. I will build a…

  • Why Gold Still Beats Bitcoin

    Published 12 May 2019 | viewed 5,362 times

    A fierce debate has been raging in investment circles: Is bitcoin a genuine contender to gold’s hegemony as the go-to store of value? About two…

  • The Biggest Winners In Uber’s Disappointing IPO

    Published 11 May 2019 | viewed 3,521 times

    In a year of blockbusters IPOs, Uber Technologies Inc.’s (NYSE:UBER) stands out for sheer size: the $90 billion valuation the company has been seeking makes…

  • Trade War Pushes Ultra-Rich Back Into Cash

    Published 10 May 2019 | viewed 3,631 times

    President Donald Trump insists China’s eager for a trade deal, but Wall Street is hardly convinced, and neither are wealthy individuals. At least that’s what…

  • Wall Street’s $600-Billion Bet On Cheating Death

    Published 09 May 2019 | viewed 2,012 times

    Most people want to live long. Sure, popular press would have you believe otherwise,  but only because people erroneously equate an extended life with an…

  • Trump, Twitter, And The Trade War: How To Bring Down A Market

    Published 09 May 2019 | viewed 1,264 times

    U.S. equities were slammed on the first two trading sessions of the week after President Trump, seemingly out of the blue, took to Twitter and…

  • U.S. Digital Ad Revenue Crosses $100-Billion Milestone

    Published 09 May 2019 | viewed 1,224 times

    It might have been a long time coming, but it’s finally happened: U.S. online ad revenue has reached the ‘magical’ $100-billion zenith for the first…

  • Binance Loses $40 Million In Record-Breaking Crypto Heist

    Published 08 May 2019 | viewed 4,177 times

    If you harbored any doubts that the crypto industry is going through troubled times, then doubt no more. And if you thought we had heard…

  • Morgan Stanley To Exit Russia As Sanctions Bite

    Published 08 May 2019 | viewed 1,142 times

    Over the years, U.S. banking giant Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has established a reputation as a proficient high-profile M&A deal broker--not to mention the go-to house…

  • 4 Out Of 5 Investors To Bet Bigger On Hedge Funds

    Published 07 May 2019 | viewed 3,699 times

    Hedge funds’ performance has been abysmal over the past decade as they continue to deliver returns far worse than the broader market. Yet, for better…

  • Is Gold Even A Recognizable Safe Haven Asset Anymore?

    Published 06 May 2019 | viewed 5,296 times

    It’s increasingly beginning to appear like precious metal bulls just can’t catch a proper break no matter what. After one of the most significant geopolitical…

  • Apple Loses Ground In China As Huawei Hits Back

    Published 05 May 2019 | viewed 1,325 times

    There’s no need for a preamble let’s just cut to the chase and say it: Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) smartphone business is fast crumbling (thank God…

  • Gold Treads Deeper Into Bear Territory

    Published 02 May 2019 | viewed 5,329 times

    Gold prices have plunged to 4-month lows after the Fed’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged cooled off rate-cut bets. Gold futures have headed sharply…

  • Dollar Finds Its Feet As Fed Holds Rates Steady

    Published 02 May 2019 | viewed 3,412 times

    The U.S. dollar has bounced off its 2-week low after the Federal Reserve maintained its dovish stance and kept interest rates unchanged. The ICE Dollar…

  • FAANG Stocks Shed $100 Billion, But Apple Remains Sound

    Published 01 May 2019 | viewed 1,232 times

    The so-called FAANG quintuplet of major technology and internet stocks has been badly hammered, turning one of the year’s hottest trades on its head after…

  • American Farmers See $11.8B Loss In Income

    Published 01 May 2019 | viewed 1,069 times

    Times are tough in farm country. Really tough. Whereas many sectors of the U.S. economy are enjoying a sustained boom, many farmers are facing a…

  • Here’s Why Silver Has Been Underperforming

    Published 30 April 2019 | viewed 8,748 times

    The Commerce Department says the U.S. economy expanded 3.2 percent during the first quarter, the best beginning to a year since 2015 and considerably better…