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Unique perspectives and insights on cryptocurrency so you can make better decisions about bitcoin and altcoins. We keep it real and take it easy. Relax and enjoy the ride!


Crypto is Easy Monthly Issue - October 2020

16 Oct 2020 20 minute read 0 comments MarkHelfman

In this month’s issue of Crypto is Easy, I’ll offer my perspective on the cryptocurrency markets and the overall investment environment. I’ll also talk about the significance of the U.S. presidential election on prices and some ways governments can h...

The Brief for October 12, 2020

13 Oct 2020 1 minute read 5 comments MarkHelfman

Hello! I just wanted to pass along a quick article and podcast for your enjoyment. Hype of the Week #7: Is DeFi moving to Bitcoin? Bottom line: citing high gas fees, ETH 2.0 uncertainty, lack of consensus on scaling options, some developers stop...

The Brief for October 5, 2020 (Two Days Late :-)

8 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments MarkHelfman

***This is the weekly brief I sent to subscribers of the Crypto is Easy newsletter.*** Last week, more DeFi ponzis collapsed, KuCoin got hacked, a Bitmex leader got arrested (others fled), and US regulators cracked down more crypto projects. What do...

September Recap, October Preview for Crypto is Easy

2 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments MarkHelfman

What a month! The total crypto market crashed from $400 billion to $300 billion and now sits at about $340 billion total market cap. Bitcoin fell from its August high of $12,500 down to below $10,000. It sits at about $10,700 as of this post. Premium...

The Brief for September 28, 2020

29 Sep 2020 2 minute read 0 comments MarkHelfman

Is this market finished crashing or what? Premium subscribers, I’ll have a video update within a few days. Everybody else, scroll down for some news. Why Germany's Largest Bank Closes 20% of Branches Bottom line: a big bank is seeing a lot of peo...

Crypto Market Update - September 23, 2020

23 Sep 2020 1 minute read 2 comments MarkHelfman

If you’re worried about what’s going on with the cryptocurrency markets, I totally understand. Given the recent crashes in bitcoin and alts, especially DeFi projects, I put together a brief video with some thoughts and perspective. The biggest questi...

August Recap, September Preview for Crypto is Easy

4 Sep 2020 1 minute read 1 comment MarkHelfman

Bitcoin’s price is dropped but DeFi is exploding. The bull market is confirmed. Enjoy it! At some point, the crypto market will crash. Always does. We average roughly 3 crashes of 30% or more each year during bull markets. (Yes, the recent drop was n...

Crypto is Easy #6 - August 2020

15 Aug 2020 10 minute read 8 comments MarkHelfman

Cryptocurrency is full of people who believe in old economic theories that have never been tried in the real world. There’s an almost zealous adherence to esoteric principles that seem to have no place in modern psychology, behavioral economics, and...

July Recap, August Preview for Crypto is Easy

4 Aug 2020 2 minute read 0 comments MarkHelfman

Wow! Bitcoin’s price went up 22% this month. Nice, right? Crypto is Easy subscribers know what I expect to happen next. Everybody else: buckle up. Complacency Kills Last week, Stripe stopped servicing my newsletter. Stripe is the payment platform my...

Crypto is Easy, Issue #5

13 Jul 2020 14 minute read 3 comments MarkHelfman

Each month in the Crypto is Easy newsletter, I publish my thoughts on big-picture, global events and trends that affect the cryptocurrency markets. Read this month's piece, below. While I plan to continue reposting each monthly issue on Publish0x, y...