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On the Edge of Chaos: Hours Away from the Ethereum Merge

After the merge, Ethereum owners will be vulnerable to replay attacks, and it will be the fault of Ethereum miners. Let me explain. Hours away from now (or maybe it’s happened by the time you have read this), the Merge will have occurred, moving Ethereum away from proof-of-work (POW) to proof-of-stake (POS). https://www.blocknative.com/ethereum-merge-countdown But the Ethereum blockchain that… Read More »

The Opportunity in Bitcoin Mining Stocks

  Whoo-hoo! In July I started buying call options on a certain bitcoin mining stock and it’s already doubled. I have been buying (and selling) bitcoin mining stocks since 2018 and in the long run have done very well. Here is a list of articles that I have written about the sector here. Am I an expert on the… Read More »

To Be An Alpha Trader in Crypto

In the summertime, I like to catch up on my reading: ttps://www.amazon.ca/Alpha-Trader-Methodology-Mathematics-Professional/dp/1736739816/   There are lots of good investment books out there and I hope to read more of them while I am either sipping wine in Osoyoos (British Columbia wine country) or in Hawaii (between snorkeling expeditions) this July and August. But Alpha Trader came with a… Read More »

The Worst Quarter for Bitcoin (and Crypto) Ever

Numbers don’t lie. In the last three month, the price of bitcoin dropped by more than half and that is the worst quarter ever. https://analytics.skew.com/dashboard/bitcoin-spot Now, if you have been in crypto for more than a decade, you could call me a liar. From August 2011 to October of the same year, bitcoin fell from $8.21 to $3.15,… Read More »