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
Retail investors often get the shaft when it comes to investment options. However, in February 2019, we got a new fintech investment option: The ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (NYSE: ARKF). Anyone with a brokerage account can buy it. But should you? It didn’t receive much fanfare but I’m interested to see if this is a … Read moreShould You Buy the ARK Fintech ETF?