• 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…

  • security tokens unlock alternative assets
    Cryptocurrencies,  Opinion,  Technology

    Security tokens unlock the hidden potential of alternative assets

    It’s not just that small investors could buy into real estate. With security tokens they could invest in every Central Park-facing New York co-op above the seventh floor

    For technology to be a true game-changer, it must focus on making something possible that was previously not possible. Most financial assets could benefit from blockchain technology by way of faster processing times and lower transaction costs versus more traditional methods. However, looking at things through this narrow, cost-benefit lens is limiting investors from unlocking the full potential of tokenization, especially when it comes to things like alternative assets.

  • Robinhood gamstop defi golden moment
    Cryptocurrencies,  Opinion

    GameStop is DeFi’s golden moment

    When Robinhood shut off its customers in what seemed to be a move to protect its hedge fund masters, the ‘little guy’ focused stock trading app opened the door to crypto’s decentralization

    “This was a shot across the bow for institutional investors everywhere,” said Peter Smith, cofounder and CEO of the decade-old cryptocurrency exchange Blockchain.com. “There’s incredible power in decentralized groups of individuals and the future of finance will be built less like Wall Street and more like the internet: by a decentralized group of individuals.”

  • markets report bitcoin price
    Bitcoin,  Ethereum,  Markets Report,  Opinion

    Markets Report: Bitcoin grinds upwards as ether hits new all-time high

    Success for ether comes amid warnings that a return to vertical price action is likely a long way off

    A new week and a new Bitcoin—a quiet weekend passes and leaves the largest cryptocurrency shooting higher towards $40,000. After breaking $30,000 support late last week, fears of a fresh bearish retest have been left unfounded as Monday produces new upside. What’s next?