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Alex Kimani

Alex Kimani

Writer, conil.me

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2018


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

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

    Published 08 April 2019 | viewed 5,682 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 4,931 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 4,307 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 1,205 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 3,633 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 3,703 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 1,647 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 5,759 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…

  • Big Tech Is Taking On Local News

    Published 28 March 2019 | viewed 1,127 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 2,238 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.…

  • Only 5% of Bitcoin Transactions Are Real

    Published 27 March 2019 | viewed 4,850 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…

  • Trade In Counterfeit Goods Hits Half A Trillion Dollars

    Published 24 March 2019 | viewed 6,915 times

    Black-market traders have increasingly been tapping into an invisible network to funnel  a wide range of goods into global markets right under the noses of…

  • Can The British Pound Overcome Brexit?

    Published 22 March 2019 | viewed 4,602 times

    The pound sterling has been the most volatile developed market currency ever since the British people voted to exit the regional bloc in June 2016.…

  • Britain’s Billionaires Are Fleeing To Offshore Tax Havens

    Published 10 March 2019 | viewed 2,097 times

    Last month, Charlie Munger, VC at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and a long-term business partner of Warren Buffett, warned that the latest proposal by the Democrats…

  • Behind Bars It’s Business As Usual For ‘Pharma Bro’

    Published 09 March 2019 | viewed 683 times

    According to the prison inmate handbook, it is strictly forbidden for inmates to conduct any kind of business from behind bars—unless, of course, you are…

  • Are US Stock Markets Headed to All-Time Highs?

    Published 08 March 2019 | viewed 1,231 times

    U.S. stocks closed lower for the second day running on Wednesday as they took a breather after a spectacular start to the year. Major indexes…

  • As Retail Apocalypse Continues, More Stores Are On Verge Of Collapse

    Published 07 March 2019 | viewed 1,180 times

    It’s 2010 in the aftermath of the Great Recession. Several large retail chains announce plans to shutter dozens of stores. Investors mostly shrug their shoulders…

  • U.S. Trade Deficit Expands To 10-Year High

    Published 07 March 2019 | viewed 826 times

    Reducing the U.S. trade deficit has been a key plank of President Trump’s policies—and a big reason why he has been playing hardball with U.S.…

  • Chinese Onshore Markets Bracing For $46B Boost

    Published 05 March 2019 | viewed 3,142 times

    China’s stock markets were the worst performing in 2018 following the breakout of a trade war that wiped out $2.4 trillion from the markets. Thankfully,…

  • China’s ‘Black Mirror’: Millions Banned From Travel

    Published 04 March 2019 | viewed 2,355 times

    China is in the process of setting up a vast surveillance system that will track every single one of its 1.4 billion citizens in a…