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News & Insights

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Emerald Small Cap Growth Update – Response…

Market Update, Mar 17, 2022

Emerald’s Small Cap Growth team responds to their portfolio’s exposure to Ukraine and Russia as a result of the conflict between the two countries.

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President Biden’s Executive Order on Crypto

Market Update, Mar 17, 2022

The much-anticipated Executive Order that was first “signaled” to the market in October of 2021 finally arrived as President Biden signed an Executive Order on March 9th. While we believe the Executive Order has taken the risk of an outright ban of crypto currencies off the table, we also believe that…

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WEBINAR: Emerald Portfolio Manager Roundtable – February…

Insights, Mar 04, 2022

Join Emerald’s Portfolio Management Team as they share insights on some of the biggest topics following managers today…

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WEBINAR: Blockchain Adoption: What it Looks Like…

Insights, Feb 15, 2022

A chat with Steven Russell, one of Emerald’s Finance & Banking Innovation Fund’s Portfolio Managers, on the evolution of Web 3.0 and how the 90’s .com boom compares to the implementation of blockchain…

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Blockchain Technology Will Be Best Accepted by…

Market Commentary, Feb 10, 2022

In the white paper “Blockchain Technology Will Be Best Accepted by the Masses When the Masses Do Not Realize They Are Adopting the New Technology”, Portfolio Manager Steven E. Russell, Esq., MBA discusses the future and current state of blockchain and DeFi, and his opinions on widespread adoption.

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Q4-2021 Small Cap Growth Commentary

Market Commentary, Dec 31, 2021

The emergence of the Omicron COVID variant, and a more hawkish Federal Reserve added yet another wrinkle to the market narrative during the fourth quarter. While Omicron certainly contributed to the year-end volatility, it was the aggressively hawkish pivot made by the U.S.

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Q3-2021 Small Cap Growth Commentary

Market Commentary, Nov 15, 2021

The domestic economy hit a speed bump during the third quarter as the spread of the Delta variant, concerns about vaccine efficacy and supply constraints (labor and materials) led to a slowing in the rate of domestic economic growth and downward revisions to third quarter GDP growth forecasts.

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Stablecoins: What Are They and Why Do…

Market Commentary, Oct 30, 2021

In the white paper “Stablecoins: What Are They and Why Do They Cause FUD amongst Politicians?”, Portfolio Manager Steven E. Russell, Esq., MBA discuss the technology behind Stablecoins, their history and their benefits.

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BEYOND OIL AND GAS: ADVANCEMENTS IN RENEWABLES…

Market Commentary, Oct 15, 2021

Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager David A. Volpe, CFA, discusses the advancements and new innovations impacting traditional and alternative energy sources in this webinar replay, Beyond Oil and Gas.

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Q2-2021 Small Cap Growth Commentary

Market Commentary, Aug 26, 2021

Large Capitalization Growth Stocks Recover Market Update Large capitalization stocks, after lagging during the first quarter.

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BEYOND CRYPTO: DEFI AND THE FUTURE OF…

Market Commentary, Jun 25, 2021

Portfolio Manager & Senior Research Analyst Steven E. Russell, Esq., MBA discusses the advancements.

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MINERS ARE THE SEXY PLUMBER OF DISTRIBUTED…

Market Commentary, Jun 09, 2021

In the white paper “Miners are the Sexy Plumber of Distributed Ledger Technology.

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Q1-2021 SMALL CAP GROWTH

Market Commentary, May 24, 2021

The market rally continued through the first quarter of 2021, with equities posting gains across all of the broad market indices.

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DECENTRALIZED FINANCE – THE CATEGORY KILLER?

Market Commentary, May 13, 2021

In the white paper “Decentralized Finance – The Category Killer?”, we discuss the evolution.

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Bank is No Longer a Place You…

Market Commentary, Mar 22, 2021

In the white paper “Bank is No Longer a Place You Go, but a Thing You Do” we discuss our opinion on how banks might utilize fintech.

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Banks Are at Risk of Becoming the…

Market Commentary, Feb 24, 2021

In the white paper “Banks are at Risk of Becoming the Next Blockbuster” we present.

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Investing in Renewable Energy and Clean Technology

Market Commentary, Feb 04, 2021

Investing in Renewable Energy and Clean Technology David A. Volpe, CFA, Deputy CIO.

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Groundhog Day Investment Forum 2021

Event, Dec 29, 2020

The Event has Concluded! Thank you to our sponsors, all presenting companies and.

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Emerald’s Disruptive Technology Primer

Market Commentary, Oct 21, 2020

Shifts in transportation, alternative energy and autonomous vehicles.

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Q4 Small Cap Growth

Q4 2020, Oct 16, 2020

2020 was an extraordinary year from start to finish and remarkably, despite the COVID-19 induced anguish and consternation.

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Wit & Wisdom

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Wit & Wisdom

May 12, 2022

It seems like so much time has passed, but it was only a week ago yesterday that the Dow shot up almost 1,000 points and when the Fed was mentioned, it was normally accompanied with a smile…

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Wit & Wisdom

May 11, 2022

Well, it looks to be another volatile day that investors will face thanks to an inflation report this morning showing April’s CPI to be higher than anticipated….

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Wit & Wisdom

May 10, 2022

Stocks are rebounding after a fairly brutal day yesterday – especially in the world of tech – as higher borrowing costs struck fear in the hearts of many of those considering the effects of rising rates upon many a balance sheet…

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Wit & Wisdom

May 09, 2022

I was in Costco this weekend (as I am most weekends) and, as I walked down one aisle, saw a man painstakingly picking up a 25-pound bag of flour to put in his cart…

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Wit & Wisdom

May 06, 2022

I attended an all-day event yesterday and only glanced at market performance late in the day. I looked again … to confirm what I saw …

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Wit & Wisdom

May 04, 2022

Investors are taking a “wait-and-see” attitude at this moment, awaiting this afternoon’s interest rate announcement by the Fed…

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Wit & Wisdom

May 03, 2022

I will admit that I was feeling a bit ill the last few days. Using a home kit, I tested negative … but quickly realized the cause for my discomfort was not Covid at all. Instead …

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Wit & Wisdom

May 02, 2022

Well, an ugly April (for the markets) is now in the rear-view mirror and eyes now focus on Wednesday afternoon’s Fed commentary…

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Wit & Wisdom

Apr 29, 2022

April showers?  Heck, for investors April has proven to be a hurricane, as it appears stocks will have their worst month since March of 2020 (the start of the pandemic).   

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