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Departures galore along with the orange 45th POTUS: SEC’s Enforcement Director Marc P. Berber joins his deputy Stephanie Avakian leaving the SEC; Former Coinbase general counsel Brian Brooks moves on from his short stint as the comptroller of currency at the OCC leaving his mark urging the government to get…


Friday December 11, 2020

While the positive headlines continued to roll with all the newbies joining the fray and old-hats piling in more, the crypto markets themselves took a breather after the gallant effort to crack the $20K nut came up short. $BTC peeled off the upper Bollinger band and…


Friday December 4, 2020

Just as the Koreans were celebrating the delay in virtual asset capital gains tax implementation, Americans were caught off guard with Coinbase dishing out 1099-Ks (reports typically issued by card payment companies on gross transactions for voluntary tax compliance) leading many to erroneously think that they…


Green in the screen is a good day! Whilst we’ve been seeing more red in recent days, it’s a bit of a knee-jerk reaction with most taking it as a healthy correction — off the parabolic run-up we’d enjoyed. And this was not just a $BTC cavalcade. The moment Ethereum…


Friday November 20, 2020

Ever heard of anyone having gone down that proverbial rabbit hole of Bitcoin to come out and say it’s not for them?

We’ve asked around and have yet to find anyone fitting that profile just yet. It seems once you’re a believer you’re on a one-way…


Friday November 13, 2020

It has been a good week. The World let out a (largely) collective sigh of relief with the confirmation of the POTUS’s days now numbered, everyone can get on with healing — not just from COVID, but from the diplomatic and economic ailments, we’ve endured for…


Friday October 30, 2020

Bitcoin enjoyed a 10% pop heading into the week on the coattails of JP Morgan calling a 10x move to the upside for BTC on the simple premise that it was the adjustment required to match investments into the boomer substitute: gold. …


Friday October 16, 2020

The technology sector remains the proxy battleground in the latest cold war between the US and China. The latest salvo comes in the rhetoric that China will pass their own laws barring “sensitive exports vital to national security.” As always, the devil remains in the details…


Another Bart Simpson of a week was triggered by a series of mishaps. With the WTE Mnuchin package laying the backdrop, the CFTC dropped a landmine filing indictments, John McAfee got detained, Trump caught COVID and was also called out on his claim of having paid millions in income taxes……


Friday September 18 2020

After repeated attempts to punch through $12K resistance, BTC has pulled a Bart Simpson and retraced back to $10K, reaffirming the once resistance-turned-support and is gearing up for yet another knock at $12K. Zooming further out, I cannot help but be reminded of the good old…

SJ Oh

Common Base CEO, pow.re co-founder. the strait jacket has been removed

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