Here is a list of useful sites and terminology used & cross-referenced in the blogs within their categories.
We will be updating this section regularly so keep coming back. Of course, your suggestions are also more than welcome!
1. Banking & Investing:-
The main vehicles:
§ Savings: visit your local bank’s website or branch for options. Here is a list of the best yielding international bank interest rates by Forbes. Related post
§ Property: Check out websites of your local estate agencies but also inquire from your bank as they work together when it comes to helping you to successfully securing a mortgage. Related post
§ Securities Trading : EFTs – Futures – (Binary) Options – Equities – Indexes – Forex – Swaps – Commodities – Cryptocurrency.
§ Mutual Funds: a guide to what they are here. Related post
Like savings accounts, they can be set up by banks. Visit your local bank to inquire about them. Here is an online guide to some
top rated Mutual Funds by Money Control.
§ Venture Capital: find the exact definition here. Related post
There are numerous websites in which you can find people needing funding such as
Kickstarter which even has a downloadable app.
If you are, however, going for the big time
(like for a promising tech-startup) and want to offer serious funding it is better to use a guide.
T erminology and concepts:
Equity – defined. Related post
Dividends – defined. Related post
Market Capitalization – defined. Related post
Initial Public Funding (IPO) – defined. Related post
(Local) Bourse – defined. Related post
Due diligence – defined. Related post
Insider trading – defined. Related post
Leverage trading – how it works. Related post
Open Banking – defined. Related post
Main Technical Analysis tools. Related post
Short selling – defined. Related post
Identifying Market Trends. Related post
Price-Earnings (P/E) Ratio: defined. Related post
§ How they work: Stop Loss Order; Pending Order; Take Profit Order, Trailing Stop Loss. Related post
The top ONLINE TRADING platforms:
Plus 500 – for Equities, CFDs, Indices, Commodities, EFTs and some Cryptos.
eToro – for social trading mainly of CFDs, Indices, EFTs and some Cryptos.
Trading212 – for Equities, CFDs, Indices, Commodities, EFTs and some Cryptos.
for Forex, Swaps, Options, Forex and recently Cryptos and CFDs. IQOption–
FxPro – for seasoned traders and primarily designed for Forex, but now offer CFDs, in Shares, Indices & Commodities. Has some analysing tools and requires special (additional client-based) software to run it.
Binance – one of many exchange platforms (based in Hong Kong) where you can actually exchange Cryptocurrencies! Related post
+Check out the Top-ranked
FX trading platforms for beginners.
* A more
resourceful site for trading beginners *
§ Top Cryptocurrencies:
§ Blockchain Technology: explained here. Related post
A quick 101 and way to start on Bitcoin.
An excellent site to
VIEW, ANALYZE AND COMPARE CRYPTO COINS
+ Keep up with the
news on Cryptocurrencies at Coindesk – very resourceful!
Bitcoin Mining Calculator
+ This page can be used for a list of the
Bitcoin mining software.
+ Costs, what you can mine &
earn from mining cryptocurrencies here
Taxation and Cryptocurrency – a resourceful guide.
+Comparison of the
: Cryptocurrency Exchanges the rates, fees, and availability.
++A full list of all the available
Cryptocurrency exchanges. (ranked by trading volume and capital).
comparison of Crypto-wallets.
+An interesting feature on
Cryptocurrency and its demand for electricity. Related post
2. Technology & Software:-
+For Cloud Hosting Services:
Microsoft Azure, Amazon Cloud, IBM Cloud, Google Business, and SAP. Related post
+For Email hosting:
Exchange Online, GoogleBusiness (G-Suite).
SharePoint Online G-Suite Teams Dropbox Business Skype for Business
Top 20 collaboration tools compared Related post
+For Social Media:
Twitter – LinkedIn – Snapchat – Photobucket – Facebook – Flickr – Google+ – YouTube – Facetime – Yammer – Pinterest and more that pop up monthly! Related post
§ Distributed Applications – defined. Related post
§ 3D Printing – defined. Related post
full 3D Printer Index (courtesy of – for types, prices, size and ratings. 3DHubs)
§ – Industry 4.0 defined. Related post
§ – Business Intelligence defined. Related post
§ Automation – defined. Related post
§ Machine Learning – defined by a provider called SAS. Related post
§ Internet of things (IoT) – defined and summarized by Business Insider. Related post
§ Software as a Service (SaaS) – defined by Investopedia. Related post
§ Information Technology (IT) – defined. Related post
§ Open Source find the full definition as well as resources at – Open Source Initiative
§ Powershell: full definition, and resources here.
§ Internet Service Providers (ISPs): defined. Check out a list of them here
§ Virtual Private Networks (VPNs): defined. Related Post
Full Database of VPNs
§ Top Search Engines:
About.com ■ AllTheWeb ■ AltaVista ■ Aol ■ Ask Jeeves!■ Baidu ■ Bing ■ Dogpile ■ DuckDuckGo ■ Excite ■ Google ■ HotBot ■ LookSmart ■ Lycos ■ Open Directory■ Webcrawler
+Interesting paper on
Artificial Intelligence Related Post
+Interesting paper on
Technology and Globalization. Related post
for further reading & research: USEFUL SITES
3. Finance & Economics:-
§ Elasticity: defined by Investopedia. Related post
§ Supply and Demand – defined.
§ Creative Destruction – defined. Related post
§ Neoclassical Growth Theory – understand it here.
§ Globalization – a comprehensive look at globalization101. Related post
§ Fiat Money – defined. Related post
§ – Forecasting defined. Related post
§ Free Trade Areas – defined. Related post
§ Inward Investment – defined. Related post
§ Return on Investment (ROI) – defined. Related post
§ Foreign Exchange or FOREX explained. Related post
§ Populism – defined. Related post
+Decentralized banking versus centralized banking: interesting
+Read up on how
Reserve Banks operate here. Related post
+A great repository for
by the country/city: data and economic statistics Numbeo
4. Sales and Marketing:-
Consumer (Buyer) Behaviour – explained and illustrated. Related post
§ Top SALES SOFTWARE (CRM ) : Related post
Dynamics (Microsoft)+ Salesforce+ Oracle+ SAP CRM+ Zoho+ Pipedrive+ Hubspot+ Nimble+ BPMOnline+ Apptivo+ Freshworks
+ SALES MENTORS : Related post
aka Ryan Stewman Hardcore Closer.
of Daniel SalesRemastered.
F : rank Furness Frankfurness.com.
+Great article on Sales Persuasion:
Persuasion Tactics of Effective Salespeople.