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It Was Not Priced In…

One year ago today was Bitcoin’s third block reward halving event in its history, since that time the point has been made crystal clear that it was not priced in… Bitcoin back then was trading for less than $10,000 a pop. During the halving event on May 11, 2020 around 2:30PM CST, it was trading… Read More

Systemic Bliss Anniversary & Pi Day

Thank You for Reading!On this day six years ago, the systemic bliss website was born out of a curiosity and thirst for knowledge in finance as well as technology and their role in society as a bridge to both perilous or promising outcomes. I am immensely grateful for all of the readers around the world,… Read More

FED MADNESS: Return of the Retail Traders (Episode Six)

A long time ago in a financial crisis far, far away. . . . Episode VI RETURN OF THE RETAIL TRADERS The Retail Traders have remained locked down in their homes during the pandemic while staging a rebellion in the markets from their basements with their stimulus checks in an attempt to rescue their beloved… Read More

Crypto Facts & Fantasies (2021 Thesis)

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Having 2020 in the rear view mirror feels both comforting and disturbing with the rise of a global pandemic that still is looming over the year ahead. Central banks in tandem… Read More

A TALE OF TWO CURRENCIES

A TALE OF TWO CURRENCIES COMING SOON… Check back for chapters as they are released, linked below. Table of Contents Introduction to Money I. The Separation of Money and State i. The Call to Capitalist Money ii. Escaping the “Novus Ordo Seclorum” iii. Satoshi Nakamoto iv. A Need for Immutable Money v. The Internet of… Read More

FED MADNESS: The Inflation Menace (Episode Five)

“Many find it counterintuitive that the Fed would want to push up inflation… However, inflation that is persistently too low can pose serious risks to the economy.” Fed Chairman, Jerome Powell on Thursday, August 28th, 2020 SOURCES: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Currency in Circulation [CURRCIR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve… Read More

FED MADNESS: A New Hope, Barstool & Bitcoin (Episode Four)

“Opportunities come infrequently. When it rains gold, put out the bucket, not the thimble.” — Warren Buffett Turning the TablesWell, well, well… look who took the dive into bitcoin and crypto, if not Dave Portnoy, the prolific founder of Barstool Sports as well as DDTG (Dave Day Trader Global), who just so happened to be… Read More

The Great Flood of Fiat

“THE FAILURE OF MONEY to serve as a stable and sensible unit of measurement for financial transactions has caused innumerable financial dislocations. The dislocations caused by inflation or deflation are so well known that the public in virtually every country of the world has become fixated on the uncertainties of the value of money.” Robert… Read More

FED MADNESS: The Rise of the Day Traders (Episode Three)

“In 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) began looking at the practice of quote stuffing in relation to the Flash Crash. The agency started assessing whether the practice violated ‘existing rules against fraudulent or other improper behavior’ or caused a disadvantage through distorted stock prices. SEC chairman Mary Schapiro said the agency would assess… Read More

FED MADNESS: The Money Printer Strikes Back (Episode Two)

“There is no intoxicant more dangerous than cheap money and excessive credit.” – Benjamin M. Anderson, economist, 1929 SOURCES: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, CoinMarketCap, & Yahoo Finance.DISCLAIMER: Performance of an index is not illustrative of any particular investment, nor is it possible to invest directly in an index. Figures above may… Read More

The Corona Correction

It has been a challenging few weeks and our sympathy goes out to those affected and deepest gratitude to those on the front lines fighting against this urgent pandemic. Thank you and stay safe! March has been a wild ride, and it appears that there is a good probability suggesting that the worst may not… Read More

Crypto Facts & Fantasies (2020 Thesis)

It’s a 2020, a new decade and dawn for bitcoin and crypto assets! Looking back at the last year, there were many great developments made and familiarity as well as knowledge grew regarding them too. Notably, bitcoin and crypto assets gained the spotlight as they were discussed and debated over by the most prominent leaders… Read More

My TradingView Bitcoin Chart and Model

OverviewI. Open a TradingView account to use (*free lite-versions available)II. Choose the “BTC” trading pair that corresponds to your fiat currencyIII. Select the time frame to fits your analysis (*4HR+ is standard)IV. Choose Indicators & Strategies to overlay on the chartV. Customize the Settings to change the view to your preference First StepsThis short post… Read More

FED MADNESS: The Revenge of the Repos (Episode One)

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Nonfinancial corporate business; debt securities and loans; liability, Level [BCNSDODNS]; U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Gross Domestic Product [GDP], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; October 31, 2019. Shaded areas indicate U.S. recessions. Last month in mid-September, United States investment banks had… Read More

Bitcoin & Crypto on Capitol Hill!

If bitcoin and crypto weren’t already gaining mainstream attraction with the increased coverage on popular financial news media following the price swings, the President and Treasury Secretary have also acknowledged their existence and provided some free publicity as well as their own commentary on the subject matter. It began with Donald Trump tweeting about bitcoin… Read More

2019 Halftime Report

It’s the first day of Summer, and June has been another momentous month for bitcoin and crypto assets. There’s plenty of room left the rest of this month and year for them to continue their current bull run. The prices have been led upwards by bitcoin rebounding off of the December 2018 bottom around $3200… Read More

The Bull Case for Bitcoin

“Institutions are more aware of these [crypto market] developments now than they were six or twelve months ago. The people we talk with are actively scanning and observing what’s going on, and considering how this technology would impact their business, and — ultimately — financial markets.” – Research from Fidelity Investments Bitcoin has officially bottomed… Read More

Bitcoin Springs Back into a Bull Market!

Spring has sprung! Accordingly, bitcoin and crypto assets jumped on the bandwagon as their prices surged across the board over the past month as investors took notice too and also observed the return of FOMO. It’s left many questioning whether or not the bottom is in for bitcoin. The price per coin in US dollars… Read More

“We choose to go to the Moon.”

Crypto assets fall under the “alternative investment” bucket along with hedge funds, private equity, real estate, as well as funds of funds, and compared to those other alternative options they present a massive market opportunity. The average person is still figuring out what blockchain means exactly, and they will realize where trust is muted that… Read More

A New Frontier for Crypto

Blockchain technology has presented a new frontier for investing whether its crypto assets, decentralized applications, or protocols running on top of this revolutionary technology, it embodies the Silicon Valley boom of the late 20th century in terms of infrastructure and potential as well as the Wild West with characters famous for being gunslingers and outlaws.… Read More

Crypto Facts & Fantasies (2019 Thesis)

It is a new year and there is much to accomplish in the crypto space! Optimism is running high too. Despite the drawdown in prices over the past 12 months, everyone seems to believe this is the year that the large amounts of institutional money flow into the blockchain and crypto space. While for some… Read More

10th Anniversary of Hal Finney’s “Running bitcoin”

10 years ago today, Hal Finney tweeted “Running bitcoin” and stated publicly he was instrumental in Bitcoin. He was known to have worked for PGP Corporation as the second developer hired after Phil Zimmermann and more famously is validated as the first bitcoin recipient. Satoshi Nakamoto (the anonymous founder/s of Bitcoin) sent the initial transaction… Read More


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