There are, however, large, established companies that are making use of blockchain technology. By investing in such companies an investor can take advantage of the benefits that the blockchain gives companies while avoiding the risk of startups that could as easily fail as succeed.
Working hard, making a good living, investing, and putting enough away for a comfortable retirement are all part of the American dream. That dream is in jeopardy today. So, are you ready to retire or you going to work until you die like folks did before Social Security.
With concepts like the blockchain and freedom from government oversight DeFi can seem very bright, shiny, and new. But when we look at decentralized versus traditional finance, we see that Defi borrows heavily from “TradFi” and some of what it has borrowed are the bad parts!
Bloomberg writes about the housing crisis and we are thinking about the rental crisis and your investments. Just two years ago at the height of the Pandemic people were unable to pay and were afforded protection by the CARES act and various state laws as well. Many who had invested in rental property and were paying on their loans were in trouble when their cash flow was typically negative. What does the current rental crisis portend for investors?
Another warning of more trouble in stocks came from Citigroup who ran up a red flag based on too many analysts being too optimistic. This may sound a little strange but it turns on that both in 2000 with the dot com crash and 2007 with the Financial Crisis crash it was the case that excessive optimism preceded very dark times for the market. If this is the case, will crypto continue to follow the stock market?