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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.

3 Recent Risks Showing the US Dollar Might Not Remain World Reserve Currency for Long

It’s no secret that the world reserve currency, the US dollar (USD), is on borrowed time. With each passing day, nations that have grown tired of the American government’s behavior, sanctions, tariffs, etc. continue to make moves away from the US dollar. The BRICS nations, in particular (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa), have [...]

By |2018-08-30T10:22:56-07:00August 30th, 2018|Commodities, Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

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 |2018-08-23T02:39:48-07:00August 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 |2018-07-16T11:22:29-07:00July 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 |2018-07-07T16:10:41-07:00July 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 |2018-06-20T09:46:26-07:00June 20th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, 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 |2018-01-19T19:06:12-07:00January 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 |2018-01-14T16:29:20-07:00January 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 |2018-02-02T17:21:22-07:00December 30th, 2017|Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Predictions|