Author - Mark Montgomery

Data deluge warnings

The amount of data produced globally continues to grow exponentially. Units such as Tera and Peta are no longer capturing the magnitude. As new terms such as Wispabytes and Crunchiebytes have been necessary, there are fears that the extent of this uncontrolled data production could soon have unintended consequences.

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12 Days of Trading 2021 Day 10: Sustainable Santa

Santa may need to consider moving with the times as we navigate the growing wave of social responsibility. On the one hand, reindeer power is about as green as you can get to power a vehicle, and on the other…..all that wrapping paper and packaging! Someone needs to tell...

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big xyt 12 Days of Trading 2021 Day 9

12 Days of Trading 2021 Day 9: Buon Natale

Whilst the Italians enjoy a good hearty feast on Christmas Day, traditionally they give and receive gifts on January 6th – the 12th Day of Christmas. There was a big Italian gift in the spring of this year too when ownership of Borsa Italiana was transferred (for a small...

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Royal Dutch Shell is the party over

Royal Dutch Shell – is the party over?

Is the fun about to come to an end for those trying to optimise (and capitalise on) their interaction with one of the most heavily traded equities in Europe?  It has to be one of our favourite stocks for the complexity it presents for equity exposure to a single organisation....

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