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About Brian Nibley

Brian Nibley is a freelance writer based out of California. He specializes in topics relating to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, finance, and marketing. Visit his portfolio at bdncontent.com, his blog at Bnibley.blogspot.com, and connect on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/bdncontent.

A Fed Rate Hike at the Wrong Time Could Spell Disaster

For the first time in ten years, the Fed has recently begun reducing its balance sheet. It has also been raising interest rates. This is a complete turnaround from nearly a decade’s worth of printing money (also known as quantitative easing or QE) and enacting Zero Interest Rate Policy (ZIRP) to boost the economy. The [...]

By |2018-08-23T02:39:48+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Gold & Silver Commentary, Political Commentary|

Panic Selling, Investor Psychology, and Why Contrarians Are the Biggest Winners

So far, 2018 has seen some dramatic panic selling across almost all financial markets. Metals have tanked. Stocks have become volatile and have declined about 10% from all-time highs. The bond market has taken a hit as central banks have begun slowly raising interest rates (for now). And the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies [...]

DNA-Based Pathogen Testing Promises to Revolutionize the Cannabis Industry

With cannabis becoming legal in a majority of the United States of America, a number of new issues have arisen. Some of these issues rely on the creation of novel technologies for a solution. When it comes to payments, cryptocurrencies like DASH fit the bill quite well. We covered this last week. But there’s another issue [...]

By |2018-07-16T11:22:29+00:00July 16th, 2018|Cannabis, marijuana stocks|

DASH Cryptocurrency Will Serve as the New PayPal

When a new industry booms, it always has to face the most fundamental challenge of finding a feasible payments system. For the internet in the late 1990s and early 2000s, that method turned out to be PayPal. PayPal is an easy, convenient, secure, and affordable way to pay online. Don’t get me wrong, PayPal is [...]

By |2018-07-07T16:10:41+00:00July 7th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cannabis, Cryptocurrencies|

Important Developments for Crypto Investment, June 2018

The past week has been eventful for the crypto investment community, to say the least. On Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finally declared that Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) cannot be considered securities. This sets an important precedent in the regulatory realm. The SEC ruling is also incredibly bullish for the price of BTC [...]

By |2018-06-20T09:46:26+00:00June 20th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Predictions|

Fears of Worldwide Crypto Ban Fan the Flames of Fake News

In the world of crypto, false rumors abound. Talk of a worldwide crypto ban is the latest and most incredible claim of this nature. Consider the entire internet one giant troll box. Bitcoin serves as the ultimate troll food. Trolls feed off of reactions to their ridiculous assertions. That’s why the number one rule of [...]

By |2018-05-10T13:57:54+00:00May 10th, 2018|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Predictions|

4 Blockchain Stocks to Consider and How They Perform vs. Holding Crypto

Holding large-cap cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have been very profitable long-term, but how does this compare to holding blockchain stocks?  And what are some of the top blockchain stocks to consider? As this new technology and the industry springing up around it grows, opportunities arise in multiple areas.  For example, we’ve recently seen how [...]

By |2018-01-19T19:06:12+00:00January 19th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

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|

Top Five Altcoin Cryptocurrency Picks for 2018

While bitcoin dominated the headlines of 2017, many altcoins have far surpassed it in terms of gains against the US dollar.  Furthermore, fees for transactions on the bitcoin network have increased to three or four dollars’ worth of coin a piece, sometimes more.  Add to this the fact that the average person can hardly afford [...]

By |2018-02-02T17:21:22+00:00December 30th, 2017|Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Predictions|

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|