Drop Gold, Buy Bitcoin?

The cryptocurrency company Grayscale has launched a multi-million dollar marketing campaign imploring investors to drop gold and buy bitcoin. It is a slick video and the campaign is getting plenty of attention, but does it make any sense? The “Drop Gold” campaign kicked off Wednesday and features a 39-second commercial that shows a man and [...]

By |2019-11-06T00:08:30-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Cryptocurrencies, Gold & Silver Commentary|

Is Litecoin Just a Testnet for Bitcoin or a Vastly Undervalued Cryptocurrency?

I read a critique on Litecoin recently. The basic premise was that Litecoin is just a testing ground or testnet for Bitcoin. The author seemed to insinuate that Litecoin had little value other than testing new technologies prior to Bitcoin implementing them and was not a valuable standalone cryptocurrency. Mike Novogratz also chimed in recently, [...]

By |2019-04-10T14:50:47-07:00April 10th, 2019|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

Examining the Cynicism Concerning the Crypto Crash of 2018: Are Markets Discounting Fundamentals?

As you may have heard, there has been mayhem in the crypto markets. For a while, it seemed like crypto markets were immune to the carnage in stock and bond markets around the world. In recent weeks, that has changed in a big way. After a period of sideways trading and low volatility, the crypto [...]

By |2018-11-29T19:33:36-07:00November 29th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

Cryptocurrency Investors Underestimate Bullish News

Cryptocurrency markets have received an incredible amount of bullish news over the past few months, yet the price has barely budged. We believe this is adding fuel to the eventual fire that will ignite under cryptocurrency prices. In this article, we cover the latest bullish news and present our case for much higher cryptocurrency prices [...]

By |2019-11-06T01:20:34-07:00October 18th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

Coinbase Adds 0x (ZRX) as Price Spikes 25% – Which Coin is Next?

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase just announced the addition the 0x protocol token to Coinbase Pro: In a blog post, the company commented: As of 10am PT on Thursday, October 11, we are now accepting deposits for ZRX on Coinbase Pro! We will accept deposits for at least 12 hours prior to enabling trading. Once sufficient liquidity [...]

By |2018-10-12T11:23:33-07:00October 11th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

Cryptocurrency News Round-Up, October 4th, 2018

Several important cryptocurrency news developments have taken place over the last two weeks. The volatility of Bitcoin has reached long-term lows. Ripple and Stellar launched major commercial applications. And a trustee of the bankrupt Mt. Gox exchange reported selling off a considerable amount of BTC and BCH. Bitcoin Volatility at Long-Term Lows The volatility of [...]

By |2018-10-04T12:18:59-07:00October 4th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrency Continues to Gain Ground With These 3 Major Developments

Mass adoption of cryptocurrency has been making huge strides lately. While 2017 was the year for mass inflows of new capital into the crypto space, 2018 has been the year leading into mass adoption. Bakkt, the owner of the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange), is going to great lengths with megalithic monetary players to integrate [...]

By |2018-09-06T11:20:28-07:00September 6th, 2018|bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies|

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|

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 [...]

Facebook Lost the Entire Market Cap of Bitcoin and Nearly 50% of the Entire Crypto Market Cap Overnight

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have grabbed headlines ever since their market prices began to see a spectacular rise last year. Governments, public agencies, financial institutions and large investors (including Warren Buffett) have spent a considerable amount of time commenting on cryptocurrencies during this entire period. But does crypto deserve so much prominence and attention (mostly [...]

By |2019-11-05T23:48:29-07:00July 29th, 2018|bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies|