Cryptocurrency News2018-07-19T17:18:52-05:00

Never Ending Battle Between 3 Bitcoin Camps

April 12th, 2019|

The family of bitcoin is still reeling from not one - but two - bitter divorces. It's like the Bleacher Report article about Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and former head coach Mike McCarthy; things reportedly went off the rails when coach told player to make amends with his mother. [Read more]

Winners Perservere

April 12th, 2019|

Show me a person who hasn't faced adversity in business or life, and I'll show you a pretender. I had the distinct honor & true pleasure this morning to meet Eran Eyal through my friend Lane Campbell. Eran is CEO of Shopin - an A.I. apparel juggernaut in the [Read more]

Crypto Taking a Breather

April 11th, 2019|

Crypto took a breather today as most top coins are down 5-10%. All in all, it's been a pretty solid stretch since the beginning of the year. Most alt-coins are having an incredible 2019, and bitcoin is off to a great start. Nothing goes straight up in line, at [Read more]

Is Julian Assange a Traitor or a Hero?

April 11th, 2019|

This is a question, for me, that's evolved over time. I remember when WikiLeaks burst onto the scene. It was around the time of Chelsea Manning & Bowe Bergdahl, who committed acts of military disobedience and paid a price. At first blush, when you break the law - in [Read more]

Bitcoin Stealthy Move Higher

April 10th, 2019|

Bitcoin is approaching some interesting levels as it stealthily moves higher to the chagrin of volatility traders, who tend to lose money in slow up-ticking markets. Last February 6th, btc briefly collapsed down to $5,900 before ratcheting back up and returning back into the $8000 zone shortly thereafter. Of [Read more]

Rally in a Pause State Currently

April 10th, 2019|

Seesaw price action in crypto as the week-long rally has paused; yet we've also not seen one of those rip-your-face-off declines so far, either. Too much time, in my mind, was spent by market commentators trying to decipher the origins of the buying spree from last week. A lot [Read more]

The Great Dwayne Wade

April 9th, 2019|

If you need a good cry, watch this video tribute of the great Dwayne Wade, basketball icon & legendary citizen. I have a favorite story about young DWade. One of the kids from my neighborhood made it onto the DePaul basketball team as a walk-on. When he was there, [Read more]

Two Women Winning

April 9th, 2019|

The artist in the black blazer is Josephine Bellini. If you squint you can see images of top crypto coins in the backdrop of her stunning artwork - designed for ErisX, a Chicago exchange with big plans. Her sidekick here is my dear friend Kathleen Reilly. Kathleen created my [Read more]

China Looking to Ban Crypto Mining

April 9th, 2019|

There are reports out today China wants to ban cryptocurrency mining. The open question is what does this mean for the price of bitcoin. Spoiler alert: I don't know. But I think it's worth examining, nonetheless. When there is a drought, crop prices soar. But guess what happens to [Read more]

Berghoff’s Restaurant, Chicago

April 9th, 2019|

With my attorney Olta Andoni, Esq., Head of Blockchain at Ziliak Law here in the city. Who do I turn to when I have a question about security tokens? Olta. When I have to cross-reference a SEC rule? Olta. When I need a lawyer in Almaty, Kazakistan. You guessed [Read more]

Moving Forward Past the Insults

April 8th, 2019|

"It's all a fraud. A scam. BTC is going to $0. Digital assets are a Ponzi scheme..." As insults are hurled by by those entrenched with 19th century solutions to 21st century problems, a news report: "Update on Facebook's cryptocurrency: Sources tell me that Facebook is now looking to [Read more]

Nothing Beats a Good Game Session

April 8th, 2019|

We always played games growing up as kids: Boggle, Risk, Clue. Any number of card games. You name it; we played it. My brother eventually made a movie about The New York Times crossword puzzle, for crying out loud. So I constantly play these random, meaningless games in my [Read more]

Sophia’s 9th Benihana Birthday

April 7th, 2019|

Some things never get old, and Benihana's is one of them. For Sophia's 9th birthday; she's the shy one. This crypto-rallying is another thing that will never get old for enthusiasts, either. It's been the best week in ages; both sentiment and trading account balances alike seem on the [Read more]

The FED Should be Apolitical

April 7th, 2019|

The Trump administration is openly lobbying the Fed to cut interest rates by 50 basis points. Larry Kudlow & POTUS are working social media nonstop. Of course, this is uncouth, inappropriate and a violation of a standing code for the Fed to be apolitical - and all that. But [Read more]

What is Bitcoin

The Bitcoin world is abuzz with both excitement and curiosity… and the opportunity for upside potential to skyrocket. Everyone from everyday Joes to reputable experts are betting on Bitcoin’s success. It’s been a wild [Read more]

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Blockchain, Crypto 101, Education, Features|

Chain of Five Premises Framework

I introduce to you, the Chain of Five Premises framework which can guide strategic evaluations, investments, synergies and innovation efficiency. Humans are unique… at the surface. But look at the makeup of Homo Sapiens and the [Read more]

By |May 11th, 2018|Categories: Education, Features|