The Unspoken Catalyst for $100,000 Bitcoin

Wall Street knows that the jig is up. Why else would they ignore bitcoin’s meteoric rise, save for a few token mentions? The ability to generate alpha in the paper equity markets is downright sad. At about 9% year-to-date, benchmark indices will do a little better than beating real inflation rates. But if the markets…

So, You Want to be Independently Wealthy?

Who wouldn’t want to be independently wealthy? Fuggetaboutit! But what does it mean to you? At this point, you might be thinking I’ve had an epiphany of sorts and gone philosophical, instead of talking economics, geopolitics, and financial markets. Nope. Why discuss this now, you may ask? Due to a confluence of circumstances across the…

The Remarkably Easy Case for $500 Ethereum

2017 could be considered the year of the cryptocurrency markets. Although digital currencies have been in the news before — after all, this isn’t bitcoin’s first foray into four-digit territory — we have never seen the other digital currencies catch up to bitcoin. Now, even “penny coins” have gained prominence among cryptocurrency investors. Still, broader…

5 Smart Saving Strategies

Dear Reader, The Federal Reserve (FED) has been confiscating wealth for decades through inflation and debt – this is nothing new. What is new is a prolonged zero to negative interest-rate world. According to former Atlanta FED President William Ford, he estimates that savers are losing $300 billion a year due to low interest rates.…

The Gold Standard

Dear Reader, Since 1971, when President Nixon cut the dollar’s last tie to gold, we’ve seen a dramatic collapse in our currency’s value. A 1964 quarter with silver in it, for example, could buy you 1 gallon of gasoline for 25 cents. Today, it takes 12 quarters to buy that same gallon of gas. However,…

Cryptocurrencies’ Combined Market Cap Reaches $100 Billion! Bitcoin Reaches New Price Highs

Cryptocurrencies’ Combined Market Cap Reaches $100 Billion! Bitcoin Reaches New Price Highs Bitcoin Leading the Pack for Now! The market capital of every cryptocurrency combined has breached the $100 billion threshold, highlighting the incredible amount of growth in the industry. Bitcoin, the current number one cryptocurrency by price and market capital, leads the bullish industry…