The Prophets of Doom Arrive Right on Schedule

There are two people in the finance space I watch very carefully. One is Jim Bianco. He monitors the bond market very closely. It doesn’t look good (again): I remember VERY clearly the last time I mentioned Jim’s research in an article. It was on January 11th, 2022 headlined: I also remember an email I got after… Read More »

I’m Struggling With My Addiction to

s most of you know, I tend to take the month of September, off, staying mostly in cash. This month is traditionally the worst in crypto, one of three to post historically a net loss for holders of Bitcoin going back to 2012 (the other months are January and June). While Bitcoin is up 6% this month, Bitcoin… Read More »

Checking the Bargain Bin for Penny Stocks at Planet Microcap Showcase

I’ve had good luck over the years trading penny stocks. And I mean penny stocks. Trading under a dollar, if not ten cents, no trading volume, and a lousy balance sheet. Yesterday I spent some time at the Planet Microcap Showcase conference in Vancouver, checking out various companies listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange and the Canadian Securities Exchange. But… Read More »

Bitcoin Will Either Soar or Sink, Tomorrow

On the first day of September, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will decide whether to approve a Bitcoin spot ETF in the United States. This is a calendar mapping all the Bitcoin spot ETF applications to their respective deadlines. As you can see, it’s a bit complicated. Technically, the SEC is only reviewing the Bitwise Bitcoin… Read More »

A Glorious Bull Run is Coming (But Wait a Month or Two)

By the way, full disclosure, I pretty much sold everything and I’m about 90% in cash. Here is the bulletin to my premium subscribers on August 2nd. And another bulletin on August 4th. Whenever I mention in the blog that I have a paid service, I’m supposed to ask for the sale and see if anybody wants to… Read More »

The Upcoming Culling of the Crypto-Herd

Here is a screen-snap of Defillama, one of the most popular websites for checking out the latest, hottest blockchains in the world of crypto: Guess how blockchains are listed in Defillama? There are TWO HUNDRED AND ONE (as of August 9th, midday). That’s not tokens, that’s blockchains. Each blockchain can contain dozens, if not hundreds of individual tokens.… Read More »