Something significant happened last week: SEC Chair Gary Gensler likened bitcoin to gold.

After weeks of hemming and hawing about how the Securities and Exchange Commission would regulate crypto, the House Financial Services Committee brought Chairman Gensler in for questioning.

“Bitcoin … is a highly speculative asset,” he testified, “but…

We are pleased to announce our new Future Winners Portfolio, our first pure crypto portfolio.

Regular readers know about our Blockchain Believers Portfolio (a mix of stocks, bonds, and crypto, up +101% since it started three years ago), as well as our Health and Wealth Portfolio (all stocks, up +93%…

Dear SEC Chair Gensler:

First, let me say I’m a little intimidated by your expertise.

  • You started as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs.
  • You were chairman of the CFTC.
  • You won the Alexander Hamilton Award (not for the musical, but the actual Treasury that Hamilton founded).
  • You reformed the…

The SEC is supposed to protect investors. What happened?

This week, Coinbase announced that the SEC has threatened to sue them if they launch their new Lend product, which allows investors to earn up to 4% interest on their crypto holdings. [Read the blog post here.]

The crazy part? According…

Today, I’m coming out of the closet.

Over a decade ago, I discovered a little book called Think and Grow Rich. Written in 1937 by Napoleon Hill (pictured above), it is considered one of the classic self-improvement books. The basic premise is that our thoughts become things.

If you want…

Let’s talk about fees.

Since the beginning of blockchain, we’ve painted this vision of crypto: “Imagine sending money around the world, instantly, with no fees!” What’s more, we’ve railed against old-school financial institutions with their sky-high fees. “Credit card companies take 3% of your transaction!”

Today, the reality is that…

Circle, one of blockchain’s biggest and most respected companies, is going public on the New York Stock Exchange.

It’s happening through a SPAC instead of an IPO: in plain English, this means that Circle will merge with Concord Acquisition Corp., another company that’s already publicly listed. This is a popular…

It’s easy to make money in the block market when the price of bitcoin is soaring. But what about now?

Just three months ago (three months in crypto time = three years in human time), bitcoin was hitting new highs, topping out at about $63,500 per bitcoin. …

Imagine if you had a superpower that let you invest in the next Google, Amazon, or Apple.

I picture this as a kind of “Spidey Sense” that lets you spot the next high-growth, billion-dollar company. Let’s call this superpower “Uni-Sense.”

Today I’ll help you unlock that superpower.

This is a…

Nathan Cummings was a grocery tycoon (you don’t hear those two words very often) who built Consolidated Foods, later known as The Sara Lee Corporation. …

Sir John Hargrave

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