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Alex Bates

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A FEW BITS ABOUT BITCOIN

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One of the first notable transactions using bitcoin was made in May 2010. A member of an online bitcoin forum posted a message stating “I’ll pay 10,000 bitcoins for a couple of pizzas…” At the time, one bitcoin was trading around fractions of a penny, so not an unreasonable request by this enterprising person. Fast forward to today when the bitcoin price hovers above $4,000, and we can collectively gasp at the thought of spending what would’ve been $40 million for a delicious meal and leftovers…

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GIVE ME THE BEST (STRATEGY)

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People are inclined to want the best. The best schools for their kids, the best home for their money, the best dish on the menu, and so on. This quest for the best also extends to the investment realm. People want to invest in the best opportunities to grow their money and achieve their wealth goals. Often times, we’re asked to find the best stock, investment manager, deal or “sure thing”…

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