Category Archives: News

The Inevitable Consolidation of Crypto

Altcoin Armageddon demolished many a crypto portfolio last week: The immediate cause of this latest disaster is mean ole’ Gary Gensler, the head of the US Securities Exchange Commission. In the space of one week, he managed to file suits against both Binance and Coinbase, the two largest crypto exchanges in the US. He is also now on… Read More »

The SEC Officially Wants to Wipe Binance Off the Map of Crypto

Oomph, this picture says it all! This is from the OFFICIAL Twitter account of the Securities Exchange Commission of the US: Today we charged Binance Holdings Ltd. (Binance); U.S.-based affiliate, BAM Trading Services Inc., which, together with Binance, operates; and their founder, Changpeng Zhao, with a variety of securities law violations. — U.S. Securities and Exchange… Read More »

American Empire: Interview With CEO Geoff Murphy of Bitfarms

This week I sat down with Geoff Murphy, the CEO of Bitfarms, for a 47-minute interview. I’m sure some of you are rolling your eyes and thinking to yourself “What, another story on Bitfarms Ltd.? Why?” And the answer is: since March, Bitfarms’ price is up 38% in a flat market, Since the beginning of the year, it… Read More »

Sell in May and Go Away? Not in Crypto…

This is a spreadsheet of Bitcoin monthly aggregate historical returns, from late 2014 to 2023: Data taken from Yahoo Bitcoin historical price charts. Over the last eight years, the first quarter has traditionally been the most dangerous time to invest in Bitcoin, with two of the months (January and March) showing a negative return, but then February is… Read More »

Bitcoin and Ethereum Are Doing Just Fine, Despite What You Read

Let’s start with Bitcoin. Year-to-date, it’s up 65%, although flat for the last two months However, activity on the network has boomed this month, with block fees averaging as high as $176K per block (on average a block is generated every 10 minutes). Transaction fees are going up because of huge interest in BRC-20 tokens, Ordinals, and the… Read More »

Microcaps Poised to Have a Historically Great Year

I just came back from attending the Annual Planet Microcap Showcase conference that took place in Las Vegas last week. I have at least four companies on my radar and have written up a preliminary report for my paid subs. With a little bit more research, I will probably buy at least two of them. Microcaps are doing great. Nobody… Read More »