@JordanFinance’s Newsletter

The latest in-depth analysis of Jordan’s financial markets and businesses
Created 27 Jun 2021
  • The future of AI & Robotics
    28 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    In 2013, Google created an AI program called Deepmind1 that managed to beat an arcade game in less than a day. The programmers simply gave the AI program just one objective, without instructions on ho...
  • Natural Gas
    27 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Jordan Financial Blog @jordanfinance Natural Gas story around the 🌍 ⛽️ Fuel Shortage in the UK 🇬🇧 China 🇨🇳 power plants shut down ☀️ Severe drought in Brazil 🇧🇷 Winter ❄️ demand could lead to p...
  • Jordan Duty Free
    13 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Returning back from your holiday trip, you will notice one thing has changed at the airport: while waiting for your luggage, the standard practice for every Jordanian is to go buy cigarettes at the du...
  • Joker card trumps all
    09 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Congratulations to the great team at Jawaker for their amazing work! Mo Salah @ThisIsMoSalah Sweden's @Stillfront has reached a deal to acquire #Jordan’s @jawaker for $205M. 74% of the deal value will...
  • 101 Subscriber Special: The Writer
    08 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    At the entrance of Plato’s Academy was written: “Let no one ignorant of mathematics (geometry) enter”1. Since I first started this newsletter, I have received a lot of questions, feedback but one that...
  • Public Panel on Cryptocurrency in Jordan
    07 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Don’t forget to register here: https://josa.ngo/events/94/public-panel--is-the-ban-on-cryptocurrencies-in-jordan-justified
  • Bitcoin
    07 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 1
    Imagine going to the supermarket to buy a pack of cigarettes. The cashier tells you to pay 2 JODs and you take out a note of 5 JODs. On that 5 JOD note is written the name of every person that owned t...
  • Taj Mall
    31 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    The COVID pandemic has been a game changer and catalyst for the real estate business, pushing the change to online for a lot of retailers. A retail “apocalypse” is being unveiled in the USA.1 In Jorda...
  • The Valley of Dana
    30 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    It seems Jordan wants to enter a new Bronze Age. The government has instructed the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to change the borders of Dana’s Natural Biosphere reserve in order to start ...
  • Another school year
    29 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read
    What do you think is the cause behind this? Is it the fear that schools will go back to online learning half way through the term? Should private schools have lowered their tuition fees? Jordan Financ...
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