How to find 8,000 bitcoins buried under 110,000 tons of garbage

Nine years ago, in the middle of 2013, James Howells tidied up a messy desk drawer on top of which he kept his personal computer. He is an IT engineer, and accordingly it was full of computer equipment, chargers and cables of various kinds. It also had two hard drives, identical in appearance. One of … Read more

The Inventory Crisis – July 14, 2022

This is an excerpt from our most recent Economic Outlook report. To access the full PDF, please click here   Inventory (American English) or stock (British English) refers to the goods and materials that a business holds for the ultimate goal of resale, production or utilization. The concept of inventory, stock, or work in process (or … Read more

Bitcoin Tumbles Towards Washout as Crypto Enters ‘Get Me Out’ Phase

In our June 13 review of bitcoin futures we gave a sober outlook for prices including a price target: “In this daily Point and Figure chart of bitcoin, below, we can see the breakdown and a price target of $15,750.” We concluded that, “Equity traders have been looking for ‘capitulation’ in the stock market for weeks. … Read more

2 Stocks to Watch From the Challenging Computer Industry – June 27, 2022

The Zacks Computer – Mini Computers industry is suffering from massive supply chain and logistical issues, along with several pandemic-related and geopolitical challenges, including the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. However, the coronavirus outbreak has been beneficial for industry participants like Apple (AAPL Quick QuoteAAPL – Free Report) and HP (HPQ Quick QuoteHPQ – Free Report) . … Read more

How banks, regulation, and the business world are addressing the current crypto crisi

The fall in the value of cryptocurrencies by over 50% since the beginning of 2022 and the sudden closure of crypto platforms due to fraud and cyber-attacks do not herald a bright future for these digital currencies. However, the crisis is an opportunity to examine fundamental issues in the market, resolve regulatory issues and instill … Read more