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On Da Block – November 18, 2022

Insights, Nov 18, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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On Da Block – November 11, 2022

Insights, Nov 11, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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On Da Block – November 4, 2022

Insights, Nov 04, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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On Da Block – October 28, 2022

Insights, Oct 28, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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On Da Block – October 21, 2022

Insights, Oct 21, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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On Da Block – October 7, 2022

Insights, Oct 10, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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On Da Block – September 30, 2022

Insights, Oct 03, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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Emerald Asset Management Promotes Key Executives Ahead…

, Sep 30, 2022

Seasoned members of Team Emerald move to new roles in the next phase of Emerald’s evolution.

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On Da Block – September 9, 2022

Insights, Sep 09, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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On Da Block – September 2, 2022

Insights, Sep 02, 2022

Portfolio Managers, Kenneth G. Mertz II, CFA and Steven E. Russell, Esq., reviews top news, stories and advancements shaping the Blockchain Technology and Digital Asset space.

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Why Small Caps – Now

Market Update, Jun 06, 2022

Seven reasons Emerald believes small caps could be poised to outperform.

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THE REAL WORLD AND BLOCKCHAIN

Insights, May 23, 2022

Portfolio Manager Steven E. Russell, Esq., shares his thoughts on adoption of blockchain technology by businesses and provides real life examples of companies incorporating blockchain technology in their business today.

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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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Wit & Wisdom

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 17, 2022

The headline of a “Morning Brief” article on Yahoo Finance claims: “The Pieces of the Next Bull Market are Starting to Come Together”…

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 16, 2022

Futures, at the moment, indicate a relatively flat opening for the markets this morning …

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 15, 2022

Markets are on the rise this morning as wholesale inflation numbers came in much lower than expected giving some support to last week’s reports showing the rise in inflation is slowing…

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 10, 2022

It didn’t take much to get investors in a party mood this morning …

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 09, 2022

Investors closed out the day yesterday assuming election results that would result in gridlock in Washington …

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 08, 2022

What could be more nerve-racking than Election Day?  Some will, of course, think it to be the $2 billion Powerball drawing …

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 07, 2022

If you find yourself in the middle of a group of economists (or those who consider themselves financially savvy) and interested in starting a lively discussion simply ask the group about the timing of recession …

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 03, 2022

Part of an old saying in a children’s rhyme is “words can never hurt me”…

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Wit & Wisdom

Nov 02, 2022

While equities are showing a slight decline, what appears to be happening is investors are playing a waiting game …

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