Author: Sir John Hargrave

Facebook Stock vs. Libra Coin

Facebook Stock vs. Libra Coin

I don’t usually make predictions. (There’s a reason fortune tellers only charge five bucks.) But in this case, it was fairly obvious: the New York Times reported that Facebook was launching its own alternative to bitcoin. In our Bitcoin Market Journal newsletter, I suggested that you might want to look […]

The Principles of Blockchain

The Principles of Blockchain

One of the things that attracted me to the blockchain revolution was its principles. I’m writing this article so we don’t forget them. It’s important for us to return to these principles, because they represent independence. On January 3rd, 2009, Satoshi Nakomoto hardcoded this message into the Genesis Block of […]

The Blockchain Portfolio That’s Outperforming the Market

The Blockchain Portfolio That’s Outperforming the Market

A few months ago, we introduced our Blockchain Believers Portfolio, an easy-to-use investment strategy that combines the security of the stock market with the bullishness of blockchain. I’m happy to announce that in just eight months, our blockchain portfolio is outperforming the stock market. Big returns are easy if you […]

Does Your Company Need Blockchain? The 5 Question Quiz

Does Your Company Need Blockchain? The 5 Question Quiz

What are the human motivators to get companies to invest in blockchain? This question lies at the beating heart of blockchain. How do we get centralized institutions excited about a decentralized technology? In other words, why blockchain? There are five good reasons for your company to adopt blockchain technology (with […]

Blockchain Investing: The Blockchain Believers Portfolio

Blockchain Investing: The Blockchain Believers Portfolio

The Blockchain Believers Portfolio is an easy-to-use template for investing in blockchain in a smart and sensible way. We designed it here at Bitcoin Market Journal in order to bring blockchain investing to everyone. First, let’s review the principles behind smart blockchain investing: Blockchain is a slice of the pie. […]

How to Make Money in a Blockchain Bear Market

How to Make Money in a Blockchain Bear Market

Even in a blockchain bear market, you can make money. In the traditional economy, there are “recession-proof businesses” that still make money regardless of how the stock market is doing. Service businesses do well, as people still need accountants to do their taxes and barbers to cut their hair. The […]

Crypto Staking Providers, Rated and Reviewed (+ How They Work)

Crypto Staking Providers, Rated and Reviewed (+ How They Work)

There’s a new way to make money with your crypto assets, and that is to do nothing at all. Everyone knows the magic of compounding interest, where you’re earning interest (say, for letting a bank use your money), then earning interest on that interest. As the interest accumulates, it gets […]

SEC Regulation on Crypto Tokens, Explained With Cat Photos

SEC Regulation on Crypto Tokens, Explained With Cat Photos

The great irony of the blockchain space is that we’re the decentralized community, yet the industry has been paralyzed by a centralized authority. I’m talking, of course, about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which has been quiet on how it will regulate blockchain assets. This uncertainty has frozen innovation […]