Crypto Confidential – Adventures in the Underbelly of the Cryptocurrency World

Crypto Confidential

It’s no secret that I love Bitcoin and have a deep fascination with the entire ecosystem of cryptocurrency. That love affair goes back to working with alternative currencies and barter systems in the 1990s and then extends through the 2000’s Read More …

Buying Bitcoin Empowers You – Not the State, Not the Corporations, Not the Banks

First of all, I recognize that the state, the corporations, and the banks are really all part of the same capitalist entity. The police, armed forces, and other tools of force belong to the same entity. For the most part, Read More …

Predictions for 2019

2019 future predictions

I have a number of predictions that I think will ome true in 2019. They are worth considering in any event. First a fun one – I think that in 2019, celebrity stock and crypto traders will become the new Read More …

Going Going Going Without Moving At All

I feel like the entire year of 2018, both nationally and internationally – economically and politically, can be reflected pretty well by my own working life over the same period. So, it makes sense to touch on that a little Read More …

BALDER AIEAS The Market Crash Test Balloon – This Week in Investing

I know this week in the stock and crypto markets has been difficult for many people. I’m not one of them. My stock portfolio and my crypto portfolio both lost quite a bit of value over the past month – Read More …

These Markets Make Me Nervous – But I Still Don’t Want to Miss Them

I read something the other day that was very interesting. It was talking about how the trade war and tariffs and political scandals that should be rocking the market daily – simply aren’t. The reason, this article said, was that Read More …

Crypto and Nasdaq Bloodbaths and Trump Whitehouse Meltdown

We have officially entered a September that no one saw coming. The entire cryptocurrency market is in a serious bloodbath with Ethereum taking the hardest hits. The Tech sector of the stock markets (along with the continued bleeding of emerging Read More …

The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous – An Honest Review

The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous Published by Wiley Publishing. April 24, 2018 I had seen quite a few quotes from this book on #cryptotwitter (just go to Twitter and type in that hashtag) and most of what I had Read More …

The New Great Depression – Coming Soon

In the middle of October of 1929 – the stock markets of the United States reached impressive new all time highs. Investors were giddy and one of the leading economists of the day, Irving Fisher, said that the new all Read More …

The Bitcoin Bubble – Explained

First of all – let me make it clear – Bitcoin is good money. What I mean by that is that it can be used for purchases, it is a store of value that can’t be diluted by the creation Read More …