Bold Move or Blunder? Analyzing El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption

Nayib Bukele bought the dip. He tweeted about it. No big deal. Most savvy crypto investors saw the Bitcoin mini crash this week and chose to buy in rather than sell out. Of course, none of those other folks are leaders of a sovereign nation, entrusted with the health of their economy and the welfare…
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Oil Prices Will Drop Again as Lithium Rises

After seven days of losses, US oil companies experienced a boost this week when Mexico suffered a production outage after a massive offshore oil rig fire. Pray for the families of the five lives lost. That platform produced 400,000 barrels a day. The US Brent Oil Fund (BNO) went up 3.4%. West Texas Intermediate (WTI)…
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Seeking Alpha Rates MKTY as the Best Bitcoin Mining Investment

Mechanical Technology, Incorporated (MKTY) was recognized this week by Seeking Alpha as the “Best Bitcoin Mining Investment.” Share prices have already risen 20%. Based on their projections, that’s just the beginning. SA’s market analysis makes is clear that MKTY is positioned to be the market’s biggest mover this year in the cryptocurrency mining space. CEO…
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Canada’s Tilray is Betting on US Cannabis Legalization

Canadian cannabis is expanding its footprint on the US side of the border. Earlier this week, Tilray (TLRY), which was already strengthened by a merger with Aphria in May, announced the purchase of $165.8 million in convertible notes from Gotham Green Partners. Once converted to stock, Tilray will own a minority interest in US-based Medmen…
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MKTY Share Prices Surge after Soluna Acquisition

Mechanical Technology, Inc (MKTY) made it official this morning with a Dow Jones press release, but their acquisition of Soluna Computing has been well-known for quite some time. Investors caught wind of it last week and the stock price has already been surging. It opened this morning at $8.40, up from $7.25 on August 6th….
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Meme Stocks, Market Momentum, and SEC Messages

The Reddit Raiders have revolted! Robinhood (HOOD) has been exceeding expectations, but it’s not the crew at #WallStreetBets that’s making it happen. With cries of “Jan 28 #neverforget,” and statements like, “I am positively telling anyone I know not to buy $HOOD,” the raiders are at war with their most utilized trading platform. Is that…
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Biden Nominates Damian Williams as U.S. Attorney in Manhattan

Williams would be the first black person to lead of one of the most high-profile federal prosecutor offices in the country.  Among other notable news coming out of New York this week, President Joseph Biden has nominated Damian Williams as the U.S. Attorney in Manhattan. Williams would be the first African American to lead one the…
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Gensler Reveals His Plans for Crypto Regulation

We all knew this day was coming. SEC Chief Gary Gensler, in a speech he gave at the Aspen Security Forum this week, has now confirmed it. The US government will be regulating crypto trading. What that looks like is still being debated, but the first shots have been fired. For all those who thought…
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Soligenix Funding Model Fuels Critical Pharma Research

A sustainable solution to funding critical pharma research may sound too good to be true, but for pharmaceutical research company, Soligenix (SNGX), sustainable success is a reality. Beyond specializing in treatments for orphan and infectious diseases, Soligenix develops essential vaccines for civilian and military use, all while ensuring shareholder value is not only maintained, but…
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Is Space the New Frontier for Investors?

These are the voyages of 2021. Our mission today is to explore strange new investment opportunities, seek out companies that will thrive and grow in the recreational space race, and boldly go where Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson went, just this month. As a science fiction fan in the seventies, I spent countless hours…
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Values Over Value: Why Microcaps Need to Think About Social Responsibility

In recent years, we’ve witnessed a rise in social consciousness on several important fronts. Social media has driven awareness in terms of discrimination, harassment, inequality, and plenty of other societal ills. As a result, Americans (especially the younger ones) are demanding more of the companies with whom they do business. We see this reflected in…
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