The coin massacre continues

The coin massacre continues: Bitcoin has now fallen 4000 points since I put out my memo 2.5 weeks ago telling people to sell. Will there be a price that if Bitcoin hits, my bearish thesis will be invalidated? The answer is, Bitcoin is never going to go high enough that I would have to make… Continue reading The coin massacre continues

Some random thoughts

The news cycle has been pretty slow as of late, with the exception of tariffs and such, which as discussed last week are of scant economic significance despite all media attention. The administration revolving door keeps spinning, with Tillerson, McMaster, and Gary Cohn out. Given that the administration still seems to be suffering from the… Continue reading Some random thoughts

Do the crime, pay the fine

Even I have to admit, this is sort of an injustice: Theranos, CEO Holmes, and Former President Balwani Charged With Massive Fraud Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of blood testing startup Theranos, has been charged with engaging in a “massive fraud” by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC says she and the company’s president raised… Continue reading Do the crime, pay the fine

More thoughts on Bitcoin

A couple days ago, a long-term reader sent me an email asking about my long-term forecast for Bitcoin. As some may have noticed, in the past 3 months or so I turned bearish on Bitcoin. That is correct: I am bearish on Bitcoin in the long-term, both in terms of the technical chart patterns but… Continue reading More thoughts on Bitcoin

Your Antivirus Software is Useless (and what I do instead)

One of the biggest threats to cryptocurrency holders is malware, which remains undetected on the system only to manifest itself when coins and other funds inexplicably go missing. Your antivirus software is of little use against the most advanced forms of malware, for several reasons: There is evidence that malware can evade antivirus, either by… Continue reading Your Antivirus Software is Useless (and what I do instead)