Insurance Billionaire Goes Into Asset Management Using Artificial Intelligence

One of Hong Kong’s most successful businessmen, Calvin Lo, who’s massive far-reaching business has its fingers in industries as diverse as insurance, pulp and paper, real estate and wineries, has expanded his business into asset management. Calvin Lo, Founder of R.E. Lee Capital. (Forbes) The ultra-secretive billionaire, Lo, formed R.E. Lee Capital as a provider of tailored investment services for ultra high net worth individuals and business families in Asia, who are increasingly looking at global emerging technologies to manage,...

Can American bettors save falling profits of UK bookies?

Stricter advertising rules and FOBT bet changes are expected to hurt the profits of major UK sportsbooks. Find out how the US gambling market could help. UK sports brands are betting on Americans to redeem falling profits – here’s why Over the past decade, popular UK betting brands have enjoyed handsome profit by advertising to sports spectators. Marketing has extended beyond sponsorship deals that feature brand logos on major football league shirts and in stadiums, and has also included television...

Six things you need to know about lease extensions

Whether you currently own a property with a short lease or you are looking into purchasing, understanding lease extensions is key. The process is not always simple; however, you might be surprised at some of the rights that are granted to all leaseholders. Here we look at six things that you need to be aware of. Your lease might not affect you – but it will affect the value of your property Some homeowners and buyers get confused by the...

When to Take a Business Loan

As a businessperson, you likely are keen on managing risks and maintaining a steady flow of income. So, it’s only reasonable to want to find out whether it is a good idea to take a business loan, or not. Well, in an ideal world, you’d never really need a loan – but in the real world, you will encounter a range of responsibilities that will require you to have funds, which may not be at your disposal. In such cases,...

The Rise of Online Slots and Why They’ll Remain Popular in 2019

The online casino continues to enjoy a rise in prominence. Buoyed by new technology, software development and increased competition, the industry has been able to capture the possibilities of the connected generation and the smartphones in our pockets to deliver an increasingly viral form of popular culture. The fun of the casino has been transferred from the built environment into our pockets, and as a report from The UK Gambling Commission shows, there has been a huge rise in players...

Make it or Brexit: could your business withstand a Brexit shock?

If you run a business, you could understandably be feeling nervous as Brexit talks continue to unfold. Indeed, at the time of writing, much uncertainty continues to surround the state of the UK's future relationship with the EU, making it wise for you to consider the worst-case scenario. That would be a "no-deal" Brexit, where the UK simply walks away from the EU without a withdrawal agreement in place. Is your own firm prepared to handle the reverberations of this?...

Saving Costs When You Are Trading in a Big City

If your business is based in a big city such as London, the overheads will naturally be very expensive. Property costs alone will cost you a fortune and that does not account for parking or commuting to get to your office. For some businesses, being in a big city is a crucial part of their success - otherwise, they would all head for cheaper options in more rural areas. Some of these businesses have to find other ways of cutting...

Is Smart Banking Safe?

The demand for smart banking has increased in the UAE. The country has the highest ratio of smartphone usage in the world according to Google’s 2017 Connected Consumer Survey. In 2015, the GCC Digita Banking Report by EY also concluded that 81 percent of banking consumers would switch to a bank that offered mobile banking services. The general consensus is that mobile banking is as safe as online desktop banking. Moreso when phone security options have been implemented like password...

How to Value Your Invention?

When George Washington signed the Patent Act of 1790, he probably had no idea what an impact  American ingenuity would have on the world. Surely, to a man like Washington, the idea of a cell phone, the internet, or even an automobile would have been dubbed as pure fantasy, but the spirit behind the Patent Act of 1790 is as relevant today as it was when it was first signed into law. Patents are, by definition, a legal right that...

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