Category Archives: Investing

Blockchain Futures are Here!

Yo, peeps! Blockchain is here to stay! The financial industry is beginning to buy in, and this opens the floodgates for a huge influx of money into the sector compared to the money that is in it now. Coin Rivet … Continue reading

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Next Exit: Volatility

Chris Cole, of Artemis Capital, has pointed out that there is a $2 trillion position in “short vol” that is like a barrel of nitroglycerin sitting in the office waiting for a spark. When that spark comes, he says, one … Continue reading

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Searching for a Needle…

Not a needle in a haystack. What is the pin that will burst that big financial bubble? Four advisors predicted the 2008 crash. Here are their thoughts. Gary Shilling: “The ultimate thing that brings down financial markets is excess leverage … Continue reading

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The Turkish Lira – Why we Care

The strong dollar has weighed on China and other emerging markets (EMs) this year, some of which are down by as much as 20%. The Turkish lira in particular is leading the way, plummeting in the last week, and is … Continue reading

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Big News on the Blockchain

The buzz on the street (I’m told) is that once mainstream financial brokerages, funds, and money managers begin offering cryptocurrency investments, it will be off to the races for the blockchain. Well, according to Fortune online, as of August 3, 2018 … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Leads – Corrected

Corrected 3/30/2018 This corrects my mistaken intepretation that I posted yesterday. The article Bitcoin: Safe Haven Asset or Lead Indicator for the S&P? notes on March 27, 2018 that bitcoin (BTC) and the S&P 500 track together. And, it says, BTC leads … Continue reading

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Charting the Blockchain – Spring 2018

I am following up on my Blockchain! post from yesterday. Bitcoin (BTC) is the whale in the bathtub and pretty much drags the price of all the other cryptocurrencies with it wherever it goes. So where is it going? So … Continue reading

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