Crypto, Autonomy, and the Jedi: Using Jedi Principles to Understand Crypto

December 16, 2018  /  by Ronald Tichenor
Crypto is all about autonomy — financial autonomy. For the individual, it fundamentally comes down to financial literacy, something that is not widely taught in public schools. The Powers That Be would prefer us to be dependent on them for our financial well-being, but the promise of crypto gives us another option. To understand the… Read more

John McAfee And Skycoin (SKY): Guns, Drugs, Steaks, Booze, Tattoos, and an Unconscious Dev Team

December 14, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
John McAfee and Skycoin (SKY) have a spectacularly strange relationship. Skycoin (SKY) is unique since it uses the Obelisk consensus algorithm instead of PoW or PoS. It also has native CoinJoin for highly anonymous transactions as well as built-in torrenting style peer to peer downloads via Aether, on-chain storage, built-in on-chain messaging via Skywire and… Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: $3,200 Crucial Support Line

December 14, 2018  /  by Bill Noble
There is mounting technical evidence that the $3,200 – $3,300 level in Bitcoin (BTC) is a major pivot point. If Bitcoin (BTC) holds $3,200, that could lead to stability. We do not expect that, but it is possible. On the other hand, if Bitcoin (BTC) falls below $3,200, that could lead to a move to… Read more

Robinhood Takes Another Swipe at Legacy Banking, Offers Checking and Savings Accounts

December 14, 2018  /  by Angel Reyes
Robinhood is taking on the legacy banking system in much the same way that Bitcoin has taken on the world financial system. In keeping with its tradition of commission-free trading, Robinhood Markets Inc. took a step toward disrupting the legacy banking system and launched a zero fee checking and savings accounts for users. After initially… Read more

Razer: Crypto Mining Software or Cash Grab?

December 14, 2018  /  by Steven Lubka
Razer Inc. is a globally recognized brand that manufactures gaming hardware, but recently, it is trying a new business model — mining cryptocurrency. Except for one thing, Razer wants you to mine it for them. This week Razer introduced the desktop app Razer SoftMiner, which enlists the user’s GPU to mine cryptocurrency when their computer… Read more

Coinbase, Binance, and Kraken Show the Real Value of Digital Assets

December 14, 2018  /  by Steven Lubka
The 2018 cryptocurrency market has rattled many of even the firmest proponents of digital assets. While we have seen the market for digital assets shed over 80 percent of its value, certain cryptocurrency companies have seen their valuation increase. Can the valuations being placed on companies like Coinbase, Binance, and Kraken by savvy investors tell… Read more

Highly Centralized Ripple (XRP) a Contagion not a Cryptocurrency

December 14, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 5: Ripple (XRP). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of shitcoins… Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Price Could be Headed for Low $3,000’s or Worse

December 13, 2018  /  by Bill Noble
Fibonacci Angles Bitcoin (BTC) has currently failed at resistance near $3,361 and now appears ready to head for levels like $3,125 or perhaps $3,000. Bitcoin (BTC) has been very responsive to analysis methods that use angles to find levels where big trends will stop and start. 200-day Moving Average The 200-day moving average can help… Read more

DafuqCoin (DFQ): The Coin That Emptied Crypto Wallets and Killed Mining Pools and an Exchange

December 13, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 4: DafuqCoin. The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of shitcoins that… Read more

Auroracoin (AUR) — Briefly the Number Two Cryptocurrency — Destroyed On Airdrop Impact

December 13, 2018  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 3: Auroracoin (AUR). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of shitcoins… Read more
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