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.

Bitcoin & Ether shake off morning selloff, dip is bought

14 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

On the back of the release of June CPI data this morning, both Bitcoin and Ethereum (and most crypto for that matter) saw large selloffs. Those were some pretty big red candles. Perhaps both were a bit overdone, however, as the two largest cryptocu...

The much anticipated June CPI data is here, Bitcoin plummets on news

13 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

The data dropped 10 minutes ago. What sticks out most here is soaring energy prices. Inflation appears to be cooling in some areas but overall we are definitely not out of the woods yet. Keep in mind CPI numbers are lagging indicators, not really a g...

There was a storm brewing

13 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

There was severe weather brewing over head earlier today. I simply stood in amazement and looked up at the sky as I saw the clouds rotating in a way that I had never really paid attention to before. Perhaps it was just being in the right place at the...

PepsiCo earnings stand resilient in the face of inflation

12 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

PepsiCo reported quarterly earnings this morning, exceeding analysts' core EPS estimate of $1.74 a share - reporting $1.86 a share. Market reaction to the report has been positive thus far, with shares up 1.21% in premarket trading. Chairman and CEO...

Is Musk really backing away from his proposed Twitter deal?

11 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

Twitter really wasn't even for sale when Elon Musk made his offer of $54.20 a share back in April 2022. What was so strange about the deal was how it initially unfolded via a series of tweets by the billionaire Tesla founder. Now, he has stated that...

The World's Most Valuable Currency

11 Jul 2022 2 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

There is approximately over 2.278 billions worth of US dollars in circulation, as of 2022. That's quite a bit of cheddar. It's quite eye-opening to look at how it has grown over the years.  By now, I'm sure we're all familiar with the Federal Reserv...

OPINION: Publish0x Should Regain User Growth with Ethereum Reintegration

9 Jul 2022 1 minute read 2 comments RocketEnthusiast

I will be quite honest. I first stumbled upon Publish0x late one night while looking for ways to earn free crypto. Amidst sorting through what were pretty much all scam websites, I recalled memories of the original Bitcoin fountain. In 2010, I had di...

Origin Materials - Week in Review #1

9 Jul 2022 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

The Stock It's been another wild ride for Origin Materials (NASDAQ: ORGN) stock. With markets closed for the July 4th holiday on Monday, the trading week was abbreviated to four days this past week. So, including the Friday past, ORGN is up 9.16% ove...

Take a page from the Ramones' playbook

15 May 2022 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

Needless to say, but I'll say it anyway, 2022 has offered nothing but choppiness in financial markets. Whether trading or hodling, no one has pulled up their portfolio and been able to withhold and expletive or two. Playing either end of the trade ha...

The President of El Salvador Has Officially Turned Himself Into a Meme

23 Jan 2022 1 minute read 1 comment RocketEnthusiast

President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador has officially turned himself into a meme. A prominent meme re-tweeter, the leader of the South American country has changed his profile picture to a shot of himself with a McDonald's hat and name tag photoshoppe...