The Commerce Index

I’ve decided to come up with a new index to measure how suitable a coin is for generable purpose commerce. For a consumer to hold a coin in their wallet, they want good liquidity and low volatility. Similarly the merchant on the other side of the transaction want the…

The Shitcoin Pattern

Seen this price pattern? Yes? Here’s another one… The first graph is XRP/Ripple, while the second one LTC/Litecoin. But really it could have been any altcoin through to 2014 so you should be familiar with it. It’s what I call the “Shitcoin Pattern”. Prior to 2015,…

Exodus Wallet Roadmap

LAST UPDATE 7 JAN 2018 Investors in this space will need a good solution for storing your various crypto-assets, so I thought I’d make mention of Exodus Wallet. It’s beautiful to use, reliable, and in fast development. The document addresses the most common question from the community -…

Historical Bitcoin returns vs Altcoins

In my pursuit to analyse Altcoin returns if you had bought the entire market like an index fund, I just ran some numbers: Period Bitcoins Altcoins Sep 2013-2016 470% 1970% Sep 2015-2016 170% 268% Sep 2014-2015 -47% 20% Sep 2013-2014 300% 369% I’ve yet to work out risk return…

Altcoins are where the investment opportunity is

Out of curiosity, I put together a graph to analyse the market cap growth of altcoins compare to Bitcoin. Very interesting… For investors, it seems 2016 is the year of the altcoin. Bitcoin has long dominated the investment space with over 90% of the market cap as it built a…

Who will win the anonymous altcoin battle?

Since the recent explosion of Monero, it seems privacy-centric coins are all the rage right now. So I’ve been thinking a lot about anonymous coins of late… Dash and Monero are the leading contenders with healthy communities, liquidity and market caps. Monero has the technical advantage in privacy with…

The 3 golden rules of coinage

When I look at crypto-currency projects, and I mean really, they pop up every other day, I apply my 3 golden rules to filter potential success from, well… a shitcoin. Healthy community Liquidity The tech is legit That’s all. End of post 🙂…