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Cryptocurrency Developments So Far in 2018

The first two weeks of 2018 have been quite eventful for the cryptocurrency community.  There have been a great many developments in terms of the regulatory environment.  Also, a new scaling solution for the second biggest coin by market cap may be leading to its meteoric rise over the past year. Increased legislation and regulation [...]

By |2018-01-14T16:29:20+00:00January 14th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

The Connection Between Economic Crisis and Cryptocurrency

Out of all the mainstream hysteria about crypto that we have heard in 2017, one question of the utmost importance often goes unasked: why now, and what is happening to fiat currency? Bitcoin has existed since 2009.  There have been many ups and downs between then and now.  But nothing like what 2017 brought.  The [...]

By |2017-12-23T14:39:28+00:00December 23rd, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary, Predictions|

Cryptocurrencies Correct – Price Targets for Buying the Dip

Update: The initial support targets have been breached and the current correction is looking to test a 50% pullback from highs. Investor psychology is such that everyone wants to wait for a correction and then when it happens, they are too scared to buy. Remember to be greedy when others are fearful. The entire cryptocurrency [...]

By |2017-12-22T07:29:01+00:00December 22nd, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Gold vs. Crypto: A False Dichotomy

[image credit: Getrends.com] Gold vs crypto.  With some exceptions, most people who hold gold and other precious metals just cannot tolerate the idea of something that only exists in the digital realm being just as valuable, if not more valuable, than something physical. Many crypto enthusiasts hate gold.  With some exceptions, those who support [...]

By |2017-12-21T14:23:23+00:00December 20th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

The Infinite Potential of Blockchain Technology

Many people have now heard of bitcoin and cryptocurrency.  And many have heard the term “blockchain” thrown around.  But what is this new technology, and why is it such a big deal?  How does it work? What other uses for blockchain exist outside of facilitating financial transactions?  How does it make traditional banking obsolete? Blockchain [...]

By |2017-12-12T17:06:22+00:00December 12th, 2017|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

Why Have So Many Financial Experts Been Wrong About Bitcoin?

The bitcoin price has rocketed roughly 1,500% higher in 2017 to around $19,000, before correcting to the current price at $15,000. The #2 cryptocurrency by market cap, Ethereum, is up more than 5,000% year to date and many of the altcoins that we track have enjoyed similar gains. Cryptocurrencies have been one of the best-performing [...]

By |2017-12-09T18:50:50+00:00December 9th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Jason Hamlin Radio Interview with Kerry Lutz – Bitcoin, Gold and Cannabis

Jason Hamlin – Early Bitcoin Booster The following is a radio interview with Jason Hamlin joining Kerry Lutz of the Financial Survival Network. They discuss the investment potential of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, precious metals and cannabis stocks. Jason believes that precious metals and cryptocurrencies are complementary assets that work well together in any investment portfolio. [...]

Bitcoin’s Historic Growth to $10,000 and Bright Future Ahead

2017 has been an epic and historic year for bitcoin and the crypto community.  The total market cap of all coins combined has grown from a mere $18.3 billion in January 2017 to over $300 billion as we enter December of the same year.  The price of bitcoin reached a then-historic high of $1,000 on [...]

By |2017-11-29T15:33:31+00:00November 29th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Cold Storage, Part Two: Storing Bitcoin Securely on Hardware Wallets

In part one, we discussed one method of cold storage: paper wallets.  In this article, we will discuss hardware wallets. Paper wallets work just fine for long-term storage of coins, provided you create them in a secure manner.  The only real drawback, other than being a little more complicated for those without much computer know-how, [...]

By |2018-01-12T10:58:20+00:00November 21st, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|

Cold Storage, Part One: Storing Bitcoin Securely with Paper Wallets

In order to ensure your cryptocurrency is not vulnerable to attackers, it needs to be taken offline and held in cold storage. Part 1 of this series will cover paper wallets and Part 2 will cover hardware wallets. A recent survey of 564 bitcoin owners revealed that on average, most people who are holding the [...]

By |2017-11-21T01:08:32+00:00November 19th, 2017|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|