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Tally Ho and On We Go!

20 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Decentralized Bank

Tally-ho, my friends! Just as the cry was first used to signal the other hunters that the fox was in sight, I cry that the hunt is afoot and the prize is ahead.   With not much prey about these days, the hunt has been lean. The market has tumbled an...

Will Summer Fun Bring a Summer Relief Rally?

28 May 2022 2 minute read 0 comments Decentralized Bank

Summertime means summer fun... sunshine and good times.   But, no amount of clear skies and perfect weather is going to make a difference if the market tanks. Nothing brings gloomy days like a dip in the market.   Fortunately, summer vibes also brin...

Has Bitcoin Hit Bottom Yet?

27 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Decentralized Bank

So, the big question is, has Bitcoin hit bottom yet? In my nonprofesssional opinion, not yet. To be upfront, I am not an active investor in Bitcoin. While I maintain my bags of BTC from previous purchases, I have not bought any more in recent times....

What is the Upcoming Ethereum Upgrade?

26 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Decentralized Bank

Hold on tight! The upgrade is coming! Great! But, what is it?   To start off, the upcoming upgrade is still upcoming. The initial launch date has come and gone and things have been pushed back and back. Though delayed, rest assured. The upgrade will...

Learning from My Mistakes: How to Sell

12 May 2022 1 minute read 2 comments Decentralized Bank

So, lessons were learned... the hard way.   I've been filling my bags periodically whenever Near comes down in price. The plan was to hold it short-term and empty my position at the next high.   This works well for strong coins that I believe in. Th...

Should We be Worried about Coinbase?

11 May 2022 1 minute read 2 comments Decentralized Bank

Coinbase's stock, COIN, took a huge hit today. It tumbled more than 25%. What hurts more is that it has been dropping significantly for a while. Steady freefall has COIN settling around $53 from last years high of around $350. Is there any coming ba...

What I Bought During Monday's Dip

11 May 2022 2 minute read 4 comments Decentralized Bank

First things first. I have no idea if this is a good time to buy. With BTC going below the support level of $30,000, no one can predict anything at this point. Any purchase is a gamble and anyone claiming a "sure thing" is just making this up. In fa...

Are We at the Bottom Yet?

9 May 2022 1 minute read 5 comments Decentralized Bank

  So, if you haven't been sleeping under a rock, you probably have heard that the market is melting. If you have been investing, you also probably felt the pain of the crash. I definitely did and it hurt.   There is nothing I can do about the curren...

Will Russia's Victory Day Signal a Shift in the Crypto Market?

8 May 2022 1 minute read 2 comments Decentralized Bank

Russia's Victory Day is usually not an attention getter for the world. While the holiday is a bombastic display of Russia's military might, and is celebrated across the country, it is largely a domestic affair. This year, things are different. Ironi...

Did Bitcoin Crash Today?

6 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Decentralized Bank

Red, Red Red! Tracking the daily market was not fun today. Bitcoin and the alt coins took huge hits. So, what is going on? I don't think there is one clear answer. Fear of interest rates hikes and a coming recession is on the table. There doesn't se...