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Institutional systems are completely broken. Mainstream media. Politicians. Cost of capital. None of it is working for real people anymore, if it ever was... Bonds yield nothing adjusting for inflation. And despite the narrative, STONKS can actually go down and likely will. Where do hard working people like you and I put our wealth? Follow and find out.

I Tried sMiles For A Month: Here's My Verdict

2 Sep 2022 7 minute read 5 comments Faybomb

A lifestyle app that pays out crypto for logging your step activity!? What does that sound like? Anyone? Bueller?   This is a real advertisement I found on Publish0x - clearly STEPN didn’t work. Ah yes, STEPN. It sounds a bit like STEPN. In c...

The Macro, The Fed, And The Big Trade

26 Aug 2022 7 minute read 0 comments Faybomb

This blog was originally posted to my Substack, Heretic Speculator, Thursday 8/25/22. I hope you guys enjoyed the podcast recommendations from earlier this week if you chose to listen to them. While I personally had a key takeaway from each program,...

Shots Fired: US Treasury Sanctions Crypto Mixer "Tornado Cash"

9 Aug 2022 3 minute read 4 comments Faybomb

This morning the US Treasury Department, through OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control), sanctioned the Tornado Cash mixer and numerous Ethereum addresses that have used the mixer either on the sending or receiving end. First, what is a mixer? A mix...

Payments: Still The Killer Crypto App

27 Jul 2022 6 minute read 1 comment Faybomb

Eric July is a fellow content creator who I’ve enjoyed watching for a while. He goes by YoungRippa59 on YouTube. He’s a musician, a writer, a vlog host; and now a comic book company builder as well. Eric is a passionate individual. He’s very open abo...

Post-China Ban, STEPN Appears to Be Struggling

23 Jul 2022 3 minute read 4 comments Faybomb

Yesterday I was perusing Twitter and I noticed something interesting on the side panel; STEPN was trending. So I decided to see if I could figure out why. Turns out the community was doing a token giveaway that apparently led to a spike in social tra...

The Apology Phase

29 Jun 2022 5 minute read 2 comments Faybomb

There are two things that I’ve tried to really hammer home since I started writing about financial markets and my general takes on society. The first is I am not a financial advisor. It speaks for itself. I absolutely want to help people learn from m...

Sociopathic Grandpa From Omaha

2 May 2022 2 minute read 1 comment Faybomb

That headline is actually a quote from Peter Thiel. He dropped that gem at the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami last month. If you’re not up on the financial figures, “Sociopathic Grandpa From Omaha” is an obvious reference to famed investment legend...

The Mystery of John Dobbertin

27 Apr 2022 1 minute read 2 comments Faybomb

Before getting too far into this, I want to clearly disclaim that I do not know with 100% certainty who John Dobbertin actually is. I am about 95% sure that I know who it is. I’ll explain why in a moment. But first, if you want to better understand t...

It's More Than Just A Collectible

31 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments Faybomb

I know most of you probably can’t get behind music NFTs, or any NFTs for that matter. Yet it probably seems like I keep pounding the table on Mint Songs and on music NFTs anyway. That’s because I am. Look, I’ll be honest; I don’t know for sure where...

Rediscover Boredom

28 Mar 2022 5 minute read 0 comments Faybomb

We just got back from vacation. Despite a late-week rant on Flote, it really was a good trip all things considered. Sunshine, the beach, beer, way too much food, and Mickey, of course. There was very little time to be bored, truth be told. But when w...