Esoteric Selections
Esoteric Selections

Esoteric Selections

From the deep reaches of the inner mind, to the lighthearted musings of a friendly conversation, to investing and crypto ramblings, to reflections on pop culture phenomenona: assorted subjects and scattered connections.

Gettysburg Ghost Hunt - Part I

8 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

I have been a visitor Gettysburg, PA on a handful of occasions. I've heard the stories of the haunted orphanage, soldiers still walking the battlefield, Jennie Wade, and even mass graves below a football field. They say there are so many spirits in t...

Before Bitcoin, I Collected Coins (and Still Do)

6 Aug 2022 1 minute read 3 comments RocketEnthusiast

Why do we collect things? I've thought about it a lot recently, sparked by looking at all the different cryptocurrencies in my wallet. It's definitely a learned behavior, from an early age. My mind drifts to childhood hoards of rocks, baseball cards,...

Origin Materials - Week in Review #5 (August 1-5)

6 Aug 2022 5 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

It was quite an eventful week for Origin Materials, with the company releasing Second Quarter 2022 Earnings results and hosting the subsequent conference call. There is a lot of information to process, so the following is certainly not going to be ex...

OPINION: Steer Clear of CoinCloud Digital Currency Machines (DCMs)

2 Aug 2022 1 minute read 8 comments RocketEnthusiast

This one will be pretty short and sweet. My point is quite simple: Coin Cloud "Digital Currency Machines" - or colloquially & inaccurately known as Bitcoin ATMs - are complete rip-offs. I noticed at my local convenience store; the price of Bitcoin an...

Obelisk Token: Past 48 Hour Updates

2 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

What is Obelisk Token? The intent of Obelisk is to massively support the Genuine Decentralized Community. We do not need to be interfered from founder nor group of people from the initial allocation process. All the Obelisk Token will be wholly impl...

Nikola to Acquire Romeo Power at an 89% Discount to 2020 SPAC Deal

1 Aug 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

It was announced this morning that electric truck maker Nikola will acquire EV battery company Romeo Power in all-stock deal. The acquisition values Romeo at $144 million, which is a 89% discount from where the company was valued when it was brought...

Why did Getty Images (NYSE: GETY) go berserk on Friday?

30 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Shares of media company Getty Images surged on Friday. In premarket trading, traders pushed the stock up to $33. GETY reached an intraday high of $29.53. Talk about a gap up from Thursday's close of $10.50 - elevator up! So what's the reason behind...

Origin Materials - Week in Review #4 (July 25-29)

30 Jul 2022 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Two Carbon Black Partnerships Announced This week, Origin Materials has announced two separate partnerships. Intertex, a global distributor of synthetic rubber, chemicals, and carbon black has signed an off-take agreement to purchase sustainable carb...

Nikola Desperately Seeks Shareholder Votes For "Proposal 2" to Stay Afloat

29 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Electric semi-truck maker Nikola is essentially fighting to stay afloat. While the company retains $385 million cash on hand as of March 31, 2022, the company is seeking the necessary votes from shareholders to increase authorized share count. This s...

This is a Big Cricket

28 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

This is a big cricket. It was hanging out in front of a coffee shop, on the parking lot today. A couple of times it jumped while I was trying to take its picture, once landing on its back and taking a few moments to recover back on to its legs.   As...