Cryptocurrency

The Real Story Behind Bitcoin in El Salvador

You’d be excused for not knowing much about El Salvador, the smallest country in Central America and the only one without a Caribbean coastline. Surfing is probably the most cited reason why El Salvador is on someone’s travel list, though the country has much more to offer than just breaks. Lately, El Salvador has been […]

Stocks That Hold Bitcoin On Their Balance Sheets

Having an eccentric CEO who thinks we’re living in a simulation and pretends to smoke weed on a podcast isn’t necessarily a bad thing for shareholders. There’s no such thing as bad publicity and all that. As you rock star employees out there know, you can get away with quite a bit when you’re exceptionally […]

Circle Stock: Blockchain-Powered Financial Services

Blockchain as a technology isn’t risky, it’s the products being built on the blockchain that are. Look no further than ICOs and NFTs, two manifestations of blockchain that epitomize greater fool theory. While cryptocurrencies might be deemed risky in much the same manner, they tend to be seen as “less risky” given strong institutional support. […]

Chainalysis Fights Fraud in the Cryptocurrency World

The old adage “follow the money” merits some caution in times of market mania. When notable venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz recently announced a $2.2 billion blockchain/cryptocurrency fund, it raised some eyebrows. Surely these technologies must have loads of potential if these thought leaders are investing so much time and money into this space. Then […]

Silvergate Capital Stock – A Cryptocurrency Bank

We recently published A Complete Guide to Investing in Blockchain Stocks which turned some heads. That’s because we challenged what the analysts at Golden Slacks put forth as blockchain stocks. Tesla and Facebook are blockchain stocks? That’s hard to argue. In the piece, we pointed to a few stocks we thought might be viable plays […]

A Complete Guide to Investing in Blockchain Stocks

If you’re a recruiter in the financial industry, one place to find ambitious young talent is by looking for people who spent time as a summer associate at a top-five investment bank but weren’t extended a job offer afterwards. Getting into a summer program at an investment bank is nearly impossible, and those who manage […]

Why You Shouldn’t Invest in Non-Fungible Tokens or NFTs

Our job is to stay on top of the latest tech trends, understand and explain them to our audience simply, assess their investability, and then figure out pure-play ways to invest in them. That job becomes a whole lot easier when you quickly realize a thesis is total shite. Take initial coin offerings (ICOs) which […]

Why We’re Liking Coinbase Stock At $128 a Share

Investing in some technology themes isn’t so straightforward. Take bitcoin for example. The simplest way is to just go buy some bitcoin and then not sleep well ever again. Or you can invest in a bitcoin ETF which we’ll be taking a look at in a future article, or several “bitcoin stocks” you should definitely […]

MicroStrategy Stock is Not a Good Bitcoin Investment

Bulls make money, bears make money, but pigs get slaughtered. That old Wall Street adage warns against letting greed get in the way of making sound investment decisions. Most retail investors are only familiar with the bull side of making money, and rightly so. Shorting is often akin to speculating because the longer-term trend of […]

The Safest and Easiest Way to Invest in Bitcoin

Albert Einstein once said that reality is an illusion, but a very persistent one. He could have easily made the same statement about money, only some of which has actual value. In Papua New Guinea, they use pigs for money. Even today, you can pick up a decent-looking younger wife for about five or six […]