Use Paxful to Generate Income from Your Bitcoin Many Bitcoiners, especially non-US residents, trade a little bit of their Bitcoin to generate extra income from time to time. While LocalBitcoins (affiliate link if you want to join) is by far the most popular p2p trading exchange, it is not the only one. This post is … Read moreHow to Create a Successful Trade in Paxful Part 1
This is a reprint from my Crypto News Over Nonsense newsletter going out today. Which Exchange You Use Matters…..A LOT Unless you are a miner, most of us use exchanges to buy our cryptocurrency whether we HODL or trade or sell. But where you buy your Bitcoin matters, and not just because of price. This … Read moreCoinbase Lawsuit Continues
With the growth of my crypto newsletter, Crypto News Over Nonsense, I thought I’d pick out a couple of highlights from the last couple of weekly editions. The summer has been a busy in crypto thanks mainly to Facebook. In case you haven’t seen it, you can get 1 weekly email with actionable news for … Read moreCrypto News Over Nonsense Highlights
The long crypto winter and the bear market look like it’s over. Since the spring, a bullish turn in the market now leads the pace. Can we learn why and try to apply this to other market cycles? One of my favorite resources (and where I am one of their community analysts), Messari outlined 4 … Read more4 Possible Explanations of the Bitcoin Rally
A Litecoin halving is coming soon, within 2 months. Should you care? Is it a buying signal? Selling signal? Let’s take a look at what this means for Litecoin. Halving=Cut in Coin Supply A halving is when a block reward is cut in half. That means the number of Bitcoin (or Litecoin) released to the … Read moreIs the Litecoin Halving a Buying Signal?
RiverNorth started its Marketplace Lending Fund (RMPLX) in September 2016 as an interval closed-end fund. This means that shares are not bought or sold on any secondary market. For this reason, and because I found plenty of loans I liked for my own account, I have mostly watched this fund from a distance. However….. RiverNorth … Read moreShould You Buy the RiverNorth Marketplace Lending Fund?
There was a LOT of news this week in the cryptocurrency and marketplace lending world so this week I’m going to hit on 5 of the more important stories of the week. Many involve enterprise size businesses. Here they are… Binance Hack Binance is the largest crypto exchange out there. They got hacked for $40 … Read moreFintech & Crypto News in the Enterprise
When I started investing in marketplace loans in 2013, it was still called peer to peer lending or p2p lending. There were also only 2 options. Professional and accredited investors have many more options for investment. Banks have gotten on board since then offering platforms of their own. For retail investors we now have more … Read moreWhich Type of Marketplace Lending Investor Are You? I’m #3
There are lots of scammers and bullshit artists in Bitcoin and the crypto-economy. There are also many great people, brilliant people, and deep thinkers. One that’s in this latter category is Tuur Demeester, a Belgian long-time Bitcoiner and founder of Adamant Capital. Tuur is @TuurDemeester on Twitter. His firm Adamant came out with a research … Read moreResearch from Adamant Capital: Bitcoin in Heavy Accumulation
Last week was so much fun answering 15 Common Cryptocurrency Questions, that I thought I’d do it again. Here are 5 more common questions with my answers. Which Cryptocurrency to Buy? There are 2 answers to this, the objective and the subjective. One is what you should think about before you buy and then what … Read moreAre Cryptocurrency Exchanges Regulated? And 4 More Questions