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On Da Block – August 8, 2022

Insights, Aug 08, 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 – July 22, 2022

Insights, Jul 22, 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 – July 15, 2022

Insights, Jul 15, 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 – July 8, 2022

Insights, Jul 08, 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 – July 1, 2022

Insights, Jul 01, 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 – June 28, 2022

Insights, Jun 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 – June 21, 2022

Insights, Jun 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 – June 7, 2022

Insights, Jun 07, 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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On Da Block – June 2nd, 2022

Insights, Jun 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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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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Emerald’s Disruptive Technology Primer

Market Commentary, Oct 21, 2020

Shifts in transportation, alternative energy and autonomous vehicles.

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Wit & Wisdom

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 17, 2022

Stock futures are down this morning and the five day consecutive increase in the Dow may finally be coming to an end…

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 16, 2022

So far this morning futures point to a flat opening but, of course, that can change … and change rapidly …

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 15, 2022

Futures at this early hour point toward a small decline in US markets …

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 09, 2022

Not wanting to sound too obvious I thought I would start off the morning by pointing out my naive view that it is tough to figure out what’s going on with the market right now…

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 08, 2022

Third time the charm? That’s what some people are hoping for as U.S. stocks just recorded their third consecutive week of gains and futures point a positive opening again this morning…

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 04, 2022

At the moment it appears stocks will open in positive territory following yesterday’s sharp gains …

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 03, 2022

Following two days of decline, markets opened in positive territory and I am actually starting to see stories pertaining to the end of the bear market…

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 02, 2022

Stocks are mixed at the moment … and even with the recent run-up some strategists seem unconvinced the bear market is behind us …

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Wit & Wisdom

Aug 01, 2022

While stock futures point toward a small decline at the opening of the first trading day of the month…

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