Anonymity is not the same as obfuscation Cryptocurrencies have generated a lot of excitement over the last year or so, especially with the phenomenal price surges experienced in 2017. The ability to conduct peer-to-peer transactions through the blockchain has an added attraction. It cuts out government intervention and the role of third parties such as […]
To me, there are two business models that work at-scale in consumer internet. The first is advertising and the second is payments. I was thinking recently about how many companies are starting to think actively about payments as both a business model and a way to provide convenience to their users. In this post, we […]
Gold prices are continuing higher this week after reversing earlier weakness. This strength is being propelled by a weaker dollar, lower demand for risky assets, and plunging U.S. Treasury yields. The US equity market weakness in recent days has attracted capital to gold as a classic safe-haven. Yet, I’m left wondering what this all means. […]
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