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Bitcoin Day Trading

Bitcoin Day Trading

I am not a day trader. I work your standard day job and do some writing on the side for my own development and enjoyment. However, if I was a day trader, I’d be looking to trade within the wild west of the digital currency markets. Traders crave volatility and if...
Safe Haven Utility

Safe Haven Utility

If there was a bank run in the United States, would you be ready? Would you be prepared for capital controls knocking on your door telling you that you no longer have exclusive ownership to your money? That you can only withdraw a certain amount per day? This is what...
Russ Ulbricht Gets Life In Prison

Russ Ulbricht Gets Life In Prison

One of the primary symbols of bitcoin, Ross Ulbricht, was just sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in maintaining the Silk Road marketplace online. What came to be known, fairly or unfairly, as a bazaar of illicit activity, the Silk Road shut down...
Wall Street Buying Into BTC

Wall Street Buying Into BTC

The big money is starting to position itself in the bitcoin and digital currency market. An important step in bitcoin’s acceptance in the payments & currency community is recognition of digital currency validity by Wall Street. Now many of our readers may not...
Litecoin Update

Litecoin Update

With bitcoin still trading in the doldrums far below its all time highs, litecoin has been impacted more dramatically by the recent downturn in price. Once trading as high as the $50 range, litecoin now sits at the measly valuation of approximately $1.50. Obviously...
Bitcoin and Capital Controls

Bitcoin and Capital Controls

Capital controls are coming…and they’re coming fast. With the recent announcement coming from Greece that Greek municipal governments are required to transfer their reserves to the country’s central bank, the writing is on the wall. The central bank wants the...
Bitcoin and Why Taxes Really Matter

Bitcoin and Why Taxes Really Matter

With tax day upon us, it’s fun to reminisce about how we pay our tithes to the government in the interest of the greater good. After all, taxes are what build the roads and fuel the spiraling bureaucratic leviathan that supports to the American dream, right? Tongue...
Will Bitcoin Survive the Crash?

Will Bitcoin Survive the Crash?

Born in 2009, Bitcoin’s nascent lifetime has spanned the post 2008 crisis era. Never before has Bitcoin experienced a full credit cycle: stocks, bonds, gold, and silver have churned through multiple booms and busts and the investing community has a decent idea how...
Bitcoin And The Future Of Travel

Bitcoin And The Future Of Travel

If you’re like me, you love to travel. Going new places, finding adventures, and meeting new people is what makes life interesting. However, there are inherent challenges in jet setting around the world such as overpriced plane tickets, troublesome passport and visa...