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The E-Commerce Tax Loophole
Posted March 31, 2023
I want to start by saying that my accountant is a saint.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Inflation
Posted March 30, 2023
You don’t have to be a victim to the wobbles, bubbles, trap doors, and trick flaps the monetarists inadvertently (or even intently) set.
RELAX! Banks Are Safe!
Posted March 29, 2023
All US Banks to collapse in 90 days? I will bet ANYONE ANY AMOUNT OF MONEY that this is false.
Jim vs. James: “Are Banks Safe?
Posted March 28, 2023
This is my tenth banking crisis. This one is just getting started, despite all the happy talk that the crisis is over.
“Tik-Tok Ban” is a Trojan Horse
Posted March 27, 2023
“The Patriot Act on steroids.”
Posted March 24, 2023
Is Ethereum doomed?
The SEC’s War on Crypto Heats Up
Posted March 23, 2023
As the US tries to export and enforce its rules on the world, it increasingly feels like the world has stopped listening.
The Banking Crisis is a Distraction
Posted March 22, 2023
Escalation in Ukraine is getting dangerous.
The Craziest Bitcoin Bet I’ve Ever Seen
Posted March 21, 2023
Balaji bet $1 million US dollars that Bitcoin will be $1 million in 90 days. But that’s not even the craziest part.
The Bull is Back
Posted March 20, 2023
For short-term investors, I believe we are about to see a bull market in tech investments and crypto… at least until we see one thing happen.
3 Catalysts That Killed SVB
Posted March 17, 2023
Among other things, post-2008 regulators didn’t anticipate viral tweets, heightened anxiety, and super fast thumbs.
Financial Crises 101
Posted March 16, 2023
This won’t make you less confused. But it will help you understand how it all works.
This Isn’t 2008
Posted March 13, 2023
Here’s the scary part.
James: Why Banks Are Blowing Up
Posted March 10, 2023
SVB may be the shot heard ‘round Wall Street, but the odds of it being a one-off occurrence are between slim and none, and slim just left town.
How Silvergate Went Bust
Posted March 09, 2023
Silvergate had little to do with crypto and everything to do with Biblically bad risk management. Here’s how it went bust.
(CBDCs) Click. Click. Boom.
Posted March 08, 2023
CBDCs are coming and our colleague is preparing for the worst. Here’s why.
Crypto is Dead Forever (Again)
Posted March 07, 2023
It’s catastrophic. Crypto is dead. Everyone knows it.
ETHDenver: Chaos Meets Opportunity
Posted March 06, 2023
20,000 Ethereum holders converged upon a huge horse barn with terrible WiFi. Here’s why crypto is closing in on mass-adoption.
Crypto Blood: Silvergate, Binance, and Mt. Gox
Posted March 03, 2023
Once again, this underscores the importance of crypto’s most basic principles — transparency, openness, self-custody — which are all-too easy to dismiss in traditional finance. Until, that is, the next blowup.
The Crypto Unemployables
Posted March 02, 2023
ETHDenver’s first stop.
USDC: De Facto CBDC?
Posted March 01, 2023
Forget CBDCs. Stablecoin supremacy is the play.