New Cointucky Slack group!

Announcing the new Cointucky Slack group dedicated to Kentucky-area users and fans of bitcoin, cryptocurrencies in general, and their underlying technologies, such as blockchain. cointucky.slack.com Whether you live in Kentucky, in the “neighborhood” of the Commonwealth, or just want to meet some great people in the space, this is the […]

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Cryptocurrency Tax Fairness Act (CTFA) introduced in U.S. Congress

As I’ve said ever since the IRS issued their woefully inadequate (and ill-conceived) initial guidance on the taxation of cryptocurrencies, the biggest problem with the current policy is that every single transaction generates a capital gain or capital loss for tax purposes. This is just a record-keeping nightmare, and it’s the […]

CTFA introduced

Prediction: SEC will deny Winklevoss bitcoin ETF, leading to a great buy opportunity

The entire cryptocurrency/blockchain community, as well as much of Wall Street, has been anxiously awaiting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision regarding the Winklevoss twins‘ proposed bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF), which would trade under the ticker symbol COIN. The final deadline has come down to 13 March, […]


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Received my MIT Fintech Certificate

I’m happy to report that I received my Fintech certificate today from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). My final grade was 95.9. I highly recommend this course for anyone considering a startup involving bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies, roboadvisory services, new payment technologies or other areas of the […]