• Opinion,  Technology

    NFTs are Overhyped

    Why the vast majority of NFT projects are a complete waste of money

    What is an NFT and why do they matter? NFT is a term that has been appearing all over social media and the news in the last few months. An NFT is a Non-fungible token, stored on a blockchain, which is essentially a digital ledger. NFTs function similarly to a cryptocurrency like Ethereum or Bitcoin. The major difference between interchangeable tokens like Ethereum and an NFT is that each NFT is uniquely different, hence the word non-fungible. An NFT can be a digital picture, song, file, and much more. Ownership of an NFT does not confer copyright or the ability to use legal action. Instead, it is more of a…

  • Bitcoin,  Commentary,  Opinion

    Opinion | The Dip in Bitcoin Price Was Caused By Correlation With The Stock Market

    The reasons behind the largest cryptocurrency asset moving closer with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones

    Bitcoin hit a price of $42,874.62 early this Saturday morning. The largest cryptocurrency asset has not seen prices like this in nearly two months, and nonetheless in a 12% decline overnight. While many fear this to be a sign of an impending bear market, it is nothing more than a shakeout influenced by the recent decline in the stock market. Stock Market Pressure In recent weeks the stock market has seen selloffs of billions of dollars from billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. This is because the Biden administration is imposing a surtax on multimillionaires and billionaires. The tax is 5 percent on households making $10 million or more,…

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    Alt coins,  Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies,  Opinion

    2022 Coin Watch

    As we move into December, here are some coins to keep an eye on for the upcoming year

    Cryptocurrencies come and go, but some are here to stay. Here are a couple that we’re keeping an eye on heading into the new year. Keep in mind that cryptocurrency markets can often be very volatile and all price information is subject to change after publication. Solana One of the fastest growing coins of 2021, there is massive potential for Solana in upcoming years. People often compare it with Ethereum, but the Solana network boasts lower gas fees and transaction times, along with growth of over 10,000 percent in the last year. Solana has seen criticism for being more “centralized” than its competitors due to influence on the coin from…

  • Alt coins,  Commentary,  Opinion

    The Trouble With Scam Coins

    Why are people putting their life savings into coins that make them lose everything?

    Most people don’t get rich overnight… Every now and then a new story will emerge of someone throwing $5000 into a random coin and becoming a millionaire in a matter of months. It’s the investing equivalent of winning the lottery. People are able to quit their jobs, follow their dreams, buy a mansion and live happily ever after. That’s the story the news tells, but the reality is much more grim. There are the rare instances where someone actually does make it big off the right investment at the right time into some altcoin with little to no usability or backing behind it, and good for them! They made it…