The Monsters Come Out from Under the Bed

Hello Dear Reader. Welcome to my world. The world where you thought your assets were safe, your pension secure, and your savings guaranteed: That world is gone, perhaps forever. Now everything is crypto. Guess which asset dropped 2.5% this month? Bitcoin. And September is supposed to be a lousy month for bitcoin. But what dropped 19% this month?… Read More »

The Stock Market Crash That Never Was

Everybody is talking about 2008, 2001, or even 1931. The year of bad stock market crashes. Because the bears are out and saying 2022 will go down in the history books as one of “those” years. But nobody is talking about 1982. That’s the year Paul Volcker jacked interest rates to 21%. That’s important because Jerome Powell has… Read More »

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 »