7 months later: Bitcoin from mania to pain trade

Roughly 7 months ago, I wrote the blog post titled “Bitcoin mania will end in tears.” Given my experience during the internet stock bubble of 1999, it felt like bitcoin and crypto were in a similar period of boom soon to be followed by bust. Those who said “this time is different” were proven wrong, again.

By |June 28th, 2018|bitcoin|0 Comments

Don’t invest in things you don’t understand

Today I want to give you a tip to keep you out of trouble: never invest in something that you don't understand. That includes bitcoin, MLPs, annuities, structured products and even stocks. This may seem obvious but I have seen people make this simple mistake because they are chasing the hottest thing in the moment. Early in my career, it was internet stocks. People were buying companies with no earnings and no business plan and

By |February 7th, 2018|investing|0 Comments

Bitcoin mania will end in tears

Unless you are living under a rock, you surely have heard of bitcoin as it surpassed the $10,000 mark yesterday and briefly topped $11,000. You may have no idea what it is or how it works but the stories of kids turning into multimillionaires in short order are undoubtedly tickling your greedy side. We are all human and can't resist the thought of turning a few dollars into millions and then enjoying ourselves sipping a

By |November 30th, 2017|bitcoin|0 Comments
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