Let’s face it. Bitcoin has gone from boom to bust in the last year. The latest severe crush to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as a whole was the implosion and fraud behind FTX. […]
Some Final Considerations Ahead of Ethereum’s Merge
The rapid rise of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin and anything digital was a wonder to watch and participate in up until November 2021. The first ten days of November had anyone and everyone […]
For Collectors & Investors: How Long Bear Markets Usually Last (and How Bad They Get!)
Whether you have been buying stocks, long-term bonds or Bitcoin, the bull market and great recovery came to a screeching halt in 2022. The good news is that the market drop didn’t […]
Bitcoin’s Crypto Winter Puts Gold Bugs in the Driver’s Seat!
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency could do no wrong up until November of 2021. And as fast as “The Bitcoin ETF” was launched for trading access to Bitcoin futures prices, 2022 has proven to […]
These Index Prices Will Confirm the Bear Market in All Major Indexes
It’s no secret that the economy is softening and the Federal Reserve was way late to begin its rate hike campaign. It’s also no secret that the stock market has been witnessing […]
Why Even the Biggest Crypto Bulls May Turn Their Backs on Future ICOs and New Coins/Tokens
The recent implosion of TerraUSD and the Luna cryptocurrency is going to have lasting ripples in the cryptocurrency and digital assets space. Watching a multi-billion collapse created losses and panic throughout the […]
Is This the End of Algo-Pegs in Crypto?
The fallout in the cryptocurrency markets continues. Algorithmic pegging is supposed to be the best thing since sliced bread in the financial markets. It also means pegs can be maintained for billions […]
Woes in Crypto-Land: Yes, Stablecoins Can “Break the Buck” Also!!!
The term “breaking the buck” is really bad in financial markets. It is generally in the midst of a panic or during a period of financial market discord and illiquidity. “Breaking the […]
The Newest Bitcoin ETF is a Managed “Fund of Funds” Strategy
The U.S. market to date still has no formal Bitcoin ETF which directly buys Bitcoin for its holders. We have Bitcoin owners and miners which are publicly traded, we have crypto strategies, […]
Does Silvergate Still Offer 50% Upside as a Crypto Alternative?
There is Bitcoin, and then there is everything else in cryptocurrency or digital assets. One of the backdoor plays into Bitcoin, crypto and digital assets is Silvergate Capital Corporation (NYSE: SI). In […]
World Gold Council Backs Off Timing of When to Buy Gold During Rising Rates & Inflation
There are multiple reasons that true gold bugs are really buying the shiny yellow metal. Some feel it acts as a hedge against inflation and a hedge against currency devaluation. Other gold […]
Alternative Crypto Exposure That Could Have Almost 50% Upside
Brokerage firm research reports from Wall Street may not always line up with the theme of collectibles as an alternative asset class. That said, cryptocurrencies and digital assets are another alternative asset […]
Are You Crypto HODLrs Ready for Tax Season? Here Are 15 Basics
Personal tax filings for the year 2021 are due in a month. Many Americans will file an extension to allow for more time to produce their records, but one issue that will […]
How Clean (or Dirty) Top Cryptocurrencies Are By Carbon Footprint
Some people love Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. In fact, many people have jumped ship from their prior careers to go “all in on crypto!” There are also those who either do not believe […]
13 Things to Know About Bitcoin (& Gold) During Actual Warfare
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have not held up as much as many crypto-bulls would have hoped during this time of concern. After peaking around $69,000 last November, Bitcoin has struggled to even stay […]
Will Russia & Ukraine or Inflation Drive Your Collectibles Prices More in 2022?
It is now undeniable that the collectibles sector has matured into an alternative asset class. The reality is that certain collectibles have always been an alternative asset class for centuries. We do […]
Roblox, Meta Signaling a Slower Rollout of the Metaverse and Web3
The metaverse and Web3 are coming. Like it or not, they are coming. How fast they are going to arrive is another issue entirely. This has huge implications for the likes of […]
Russia/Ukraine Make Gold & Silver Matter More Than Bitcoin Again
The world’s interest in cryptocurrency and Bitcoin has grown exponentially in recent years. In fact, many younger and more tech savvy investors and speculators now believe that Bitcoin is the new gold. […]
Will Consumers & Collectors Consider Dumping PayPal for… American Express?
The thought just a few months ago was that nothing could stop PayPal Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) from being the ultimate FinTech provider. PayPal has become completely free from the shadow of eBay […]
Is Tesla a Better Bitcoin Trader Than You?
Elon Musk and Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) have made a significant contribution to the electric vehicle market. There is also the solar effort which hardly seems to be discussed. And of course […]