What is cryptocurrency? Should cryptocurrency be part of your investment strategy? We cut through a lot of the hype and complexity surrounding cryptocurrency so that you can understand the risks, the benefits, and the opportunities in this emergent system of alternative currency and exchange. In the simplest terms, crypto tokens are virtual currencies that can be used to make transactions without passing through conventional centralized financial entities or institutions like banks, stockbrokers or exchanges. The idea behind this decentralized financial (DeFi) system is to create a form of financial transaction that is at once more secure and transparent than traditional finance and, simultaneously, more private, more accessible, and less beholden to fees or regulations than traditional finance.
“Or How to Create NFTs on eBay That Confer Real Ownership” This talk was presented at the COSM.technology conference, November 10, 2021, in Bellevue, Washington. The simultaneous slideshow presentation is available here. [DISPLAY SLIDE 1] 1 The Buzz About NFTs This summer I wrote an article titled “How Non-Fungible Tokens Work: NFTs Explained, Debunked, and […]
Since the United States taxes based on citizenship, if you’re an American citizen or permanent resident, the IRS will follow you all over the world, demanding you pay taxes on everything you earn, even if no US resources were involved in generating your income. Even moving to a country with no income taxes won’t reduce […]
The best cryptocurrency trading platforms support investors as they get started with this revolutionary new wealth building strategy. Naturally, each one of these exchanges offer different levels of service and customer support, setting themselves apart from each other with varying degrees of security on each transaction, with all sorts of user experiences. And there’s no […]
1 Rat Poison to an Infinite Power? Poised to radically reconfigure the crypto-asset market, non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, are revolutionizing our conception of money and value, creating not just entirely new markets but even new economies that are able to scale globally and to discover value in undreamt places, relegating to oblivion fiat currencies and […]
Share this graphic on your site! Source: Expensivity By mid-February 2021, Bitcoin hit an all-time high of over $53,000 — To understand where cryptocurrency is today and where it’s headed, an overview of its tumultuous history is in order The Meteoric — And Bumpy — Rise Of Cryptocurrency The Rises & Falls Of Bitcoin 2009: […]