For many decades, we escaped reality through books, magazines, and movies.
In the future, we will escape via 3D-internet platforms, like VR gaming, virtual bars/clubs, and immersive shows and movies.
This future world, where the physical and the digital combine, to transform the online sphere into a more immersive, 3D experience is called the “Metaverse”.
And the metaverse is expected... ››› more
In September 2021, Sotheby's announced its intention to auction an extremely rare copy of the US Constitution. For interest sake, out of the 500 made, only 13 remain. 11 of those 13, sit in institutions. For example, the Library of Congress. That means two are privately held.
So, this announcement was a big deal. And many took notice. In particular one group of crypto entrepreneurs...
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In case you've been living under a rock, Bitcoin hit an all-time high of $67,000 last week. And if you've been reading Trading Tips, this should be of no surprise…
In 2020, I predicted Bitcoin would rally from $10,000 up to $24,442.
And on 18 May, when Bitcoin was at $42,700, I made a prediction that it would rally to $73,000.
You would probably think that I would sell ... ››› more
Tesla Motors recently entered the exclusive $1 trillion dollar club. This means the company joins just a handful of other mega-corps that have a market capitalisation of one trillion dollars or more.
This means Elon Musk is once again the richest man in the world. His lead over number two, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, is almost $100 billion. His net worth is close to $300 billion. To give you some ide... ››› more
Recently, I had to schedule a doctor's appointment. But I hadn't seen him for some time and He had changed practices. So his old practice were still in possession of my file.
Yes, my file was still on paper and not electronic.
So in order for him to have my full history, I had to go and collect my records from the old practice.
When I went to pick up my records, there was huge file ... ››› more
Last week, Amazon listed a job opening for a digital currency and blockchain product lead.
In response, crypto markets soared. Bitcoin briefly surpassed $40,000.
Investors interpreted the post as an indication that Amazon would soon be accepting bitcoin as payment on its ecommerce platform.
But an Amazon spokesperson quickly rejected that interpretation:
You can find the full article... ››› more
Q. “I've started reading Sam Volkering's Crypto-Revolution book. It mentions a couple of digital coins, which got me thinking. Are all cryptocurrencies the same or are they broken up into different categories?”
A. Each cryptocurrency has its own group of features, benefits and functions. Some are used to pay for goods & services while others are used for investment purposes i.... ››› more
Have you ever played a mobile game?
With some of them, the more you play, the more “rewards” or “in-game currency” you can get. Usually, you can use them to unlock a level or something along those lines.
You can also use your credit/debit card to buy a level or get special features etc. And if you'd rather not spend actual cash, you can earn in-game currency by watching a few ads ... ››› more
They've been one of the major catalysts that's catapulted Bitcoin into the mainstream financial media and its price over the past year and half.
And it makes sense…
The more “Big Money” get involved in digital currencies, the further it legitimises them as an asset class.
Consequently, more investors jump on board pushing up prices.
We've seen t... ››› more
What started as the online currency for the dark web Is now viewed by Wall Street as a legitimate asset class.
And it's in big part due to a number of tech companies (MicroStrategy, Square, Tesla), banks and billionaire investors entering the crypto market in some way.
The thing is, this is only the beginning…
In fact, recent reports hint that the world's largest tech company may just b... ››› more
Q. “I read that the S&P 500 and Dow Jones digital assets indices have also gone live and are available to investors. Will this also help boost Bitcoin's price as you predicted in Monday's article?”
A. Most definitely.
Whenever major stock exchanges accept, add on or, regulate crypto-currencies, the more attractive it is for investors to buy crypto-currencies like Bitcoin.
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Imagine if the government could track your money...
Including what you spend it on...where you shop...who you send money to...
I know that might seem hard to believe...
But a currency like this is already being tested in China…
Quick-Start Guide to Crypto + 3 Coins to Buy
If you haven't yet taken your first step... ››› more
Q. I read one of Timon's articles about his prediction that gold is about to rally again. I would like to ask if the drop in value of the US dollar and bonds will also help with gold's run-up? Hennie…”
In March, we saw both the 10-year US Treasury yields drop, along with the US dollar falling over 0.2%.
Now economically speaking, when the US dollar... ››› more
Q. "I've started trading crypto-currencies and am a bit lost.
My portfolio is R100,000 and I want to buy Ethereum.
Could you give me a quick step by step calculation on how to work out how many CFDs I must buy and not risk more than 2% of my portfolio in the trade?
I thank you in advance."
Our Top 3 Recommendations for New Cryp... ››› more
Last week the crypto-currency market topped over $2 trillion for the first time in history.
It was driven by the Ethereum rally that breached over $2,000 per Ether.
If you don't know by now, Ethereum is the second largest digital coin on the market with a market cap of over $240 billion alone.
While Bitcoin is still the leading crypto-currency with over $1.1 trillion market value, it has... ››› more
You might have heard this word in the media lately.
And if you haven't…
I promise you, you will VERY soon.
In fact, I believe it'll soon be a part of your everyday vocabulary just like the word ‘Bitcoin'.
And it could even potentially be your next stream of income.
Some trend starter South Africans are already banking over $4,000 a month with this revolutionary alt... ››› more
Q "There's been a huge craze in the media lately with people investing and making a living through NFTs.
Do you know what an NFT is and can you provide some examples?"
A. I've been waiting for this question to come up. NFTs are something I am very passionate about…
And yes! NFTs could revolutionise the world of art and art investing.
Let me start with wh... ››› more
The Crypto market is FLYING right now…
It just broke through the $1 trillion value mark, which is an amazing feat in just over a decade.
But what's stolen the headlines over the past month is the meteoric rise of bitcoin.
The number one crypto has rallied to nearly $40,000 today.
And it’s soared over 146% since I recommended it to Real Wealth readers in November 2020’s issue.
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Right now, all of the popular DeFi projects are built on top of Ethereum.
In fact, if you look at the top 100 cryptos by market cap, most of them are built on top of Ethereum.
But as you may know, Ethereum doesn't deal well with massive network demand just yet. (That's part of the reason Ethereum 2.0 is so hotly anticipated.)
And so, transaction fees have gone through the roof. It curr... ››› more
Just hours after Bitcoin rose to within $7 of its record high of $19,511, it crashed…
On Thursday 26 November, the top cryptocurrency by market value quickly fell around $3,000 to just over $16,200.
The sudden rout caught many crypto analysts, investors and traders off guard.
So, what's behind the $3,000 decline?
These three reasons might just be the answer…
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