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Nature Walk 2

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Today's blog post is about my second nature walk on vacation. This post contains two videos. One video is about me walking on a log over a creek. Watch the video to see if I fall in the water. The second video is a 360 degree view of a pretty meadow with paths cut into it. Enjoy!

Nature Walk

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I am currently on vacation so the next post will occur when I have inspiration or get back. This video is about a nature walk and shows a river flowing that has eroded the land for many years. It is kind of nice and peaceful.
The next video is a 360 degree view inside the basin.
This video is about Jared walking through the river.
Viewing a waterfall under rocks.
Looking over a bridge down at the river and pathway below.
Looking at the bridge from the bottom up.
Looking at the river while walking down a walkway. There were swimmers in the water which is hard to see from the video.
I hope you enjoyed my walk!

Crypto Market Update 3

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Here is my estimated price target for Bitcoin in the short term ($9,000) - https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/07/29/bitcoin-price-weekly-analysis-btc-usd-could-test-9000/

If you haven’t noticed most cryptos are highly correlated with the movements of Bitcoin right now. So wherever Bitcoin goes, until something changes, I imagine most other cryptos will go. There is an opportunity to margin trade Bitcoin right now. The way it was explained to me is basically, you could buy small cryptos with what is called in equities as high Beta. Or you could just buy a bigger coin with a lower Beta, take on some leverage and goose your returns with lower risk. Keep in mind, margin trading is incredibly risky.

This data is thanks to - https://www.sifrdata.com/cryptocurrency-correlation-matrix/
Some pundits including Tone Vays are still saying that we will be going to $5,000 per Bitcoin before the next full on bull market. Right now, I believe that is false. I think we have a chance to break out and gain som…

Peak Facebook?

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Now that we have crypto, facebook and other FANG related stocks are less valuable. The private ledgers of these FANG companies don’t provide as much public good as the public blockchains. In the future they will become less relevant.

For example, this author describes peak facebook as a result of lower daily active users and monthly active users associated with the countries that generate cash for the company. Interestingly, the United States and Europe provide more revenue than most other regions.

https://hackernoon.com/the-one-graph-that-shows-again-that-facebooks-epic-run-has-ended-41d28a13203

Also, note that these FANG companies briefly disallowed ads related to cryptocurrency projects on their platforms. They have since retracted that block, probably because they are desperate for the revenue provided by high growth crypto. In my opinion, investing in crypto is like skiing downhill vs cross country skiing. It’s more fun because gravity is your friend. The world is going in this…

Bitcoin Cash Development Series

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If you've had the opportunity to visit Coin Dance's development page, there’s a lot of creative energy evident. Several concepts are under discussion, six are classified as under development and five are completed. In an effort to raise awareness of the diligent efforts of our fellow BCH enthusiasts, this is the first of a series of articles on development projects relating to either the BCH source code or the manner in which BCH is processed by financial software. In this article, I will highlight four proposed upgrades to the BCH ecosystem in various stages of development. In a later article, I will discuss two additional development proposals in progress, as well as interview some BCH developers about the challenges they face as innovators in this burgeoning and impactful blockchain space. Finally, in a third article, I will describe the 5 development projects described as complete on Coin Dance.

The 4 projects I will summarize today are:

BUIP078: Enable Binary Contracts …

Crypto Market Update 2

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I believe the crypto market is going to go down in the short term based on the fact that many ERC-20 tokens could be considered securities. Also, the Ethereum-blockchain size has exceeded 1TB, and yes, it’s an issue. If you couple this with evidence that suggests Ripple’s XRP is a security (based on investor lawsuits), then one could postulate that there is a downward adjustment needed. Here are a few news sources to back up my thoughts:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/surviving-upcoming-erc20-crash-john-gotts/

https://www.coindesk.com/another-investor-lawsuit-claims-xrp-security/

https://hackernoon.com/the-ethereum-blockchain-size-has-exceeded-1tb-and-yes-its-an-issue-2b650b5f4f62

Should Traditional Finance Surrender To Bitcoin?

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I used to work in the “Bad Finance” industry. And then I left. Why because in my opinion, traditional finance is deeply unconscious. Firms operate solely for the profit motive. Anything that opposes them is something to be destroyed.

At the end of college, I started YouBux.com a personal finance portal for young people to help them make better financial decisions that they will live with for the rest of their lives. Interestingly, the verdict from the startup was that people didn’t care enough to make changes. They weren’t in enough pain to make the switch to a more prudent personal financial plan.

If I had known about Bitcoin back then, I probably would have focused on it. Today, the movement against traditional finance or what I would call “Bad Finance” is back in full swing. See traditional finance has caused more problems for humanity than it has solved. It has enriched 1/7th of the world at the expense of 6/7ths. To me that doesn’t seem fair. Luckily, now there is an alternative…

Financial Crisis 2018

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You wake up today and check the news to find out that the stock market has crashed 40% overnight. We haven’t had a financial crisis since 2008. But guess what? Nothing has changed since then. Banks take on the same or more risk than they did back then. There are more derivatives outstanding than ever. The global economy is even more complex.

I just checked recently and the 90 day S&P average returns are approximately -12%. Is this the start of something ugly? Many experts think the gains in the stock market have already been taken.

This information makes me go full contrarian and buy crypto as a non-toxic asset. It literally acts as a hedge against the fall in traditional asset classes. My personal favorite right now is Bitcoin Cash (BCH) which has outperformed all major crypto coins and tokens recently.

What is it going to take for people to jump into crypto? I talk to a lot of Americans and many are unwilling to make the switch to crypto because they haven’t experienced enough …

How To Increase The Price Of BCH

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Based on 9 years of research and development as a Search Engine Optimization expert, I know (BCH) needs additional marketing to create price stability. I’ve been doing marketing for the Crypto Industry unpaid since 2014 in many forms. BCH is currently at a critical juncture to benefit from price stability.

I have the tools to enable more value creation through marketing but I will need larger marketing budgets from you, my readers. If you value the BCH price or general crypto holding prices for that matter, please contribute to my projects to encourage price stability.

I have owned Web Marketing LLC, an SEO Agency since 2010. If you need additional proof that I will do as directed, visit my company website: http://www.StrategiesSEO.com/ and my Crypto Blog: https://jaredschlar.blogspot.com/ I also hold a Finance degree from Northeastern University in Boston.

How to contribute to Crypto Projects by Jared Schlar?
Vote, Share and Tip my posts on: https://www.yours.org/@jaredschlar. No …

Summer 2018 Crypto Markets: Why This Year Could Be Different

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The cryptocurrency market has come roaring back, and if this trend continues, it looks like BTC could be back on its way to 10k in a matter of weeks— a rising tide that will lift other crypto boats. Many who kept the faith during these bearish past few months have pointed out that the cryptocurrency market follows an annual cycle that goes something like this:

Things start off strong in January, followed by a significant correction. Bearish trend remains until late spring, giving way to a smaller bullish uptick, followed by a flattening off in the summer months. Starting in September, prices begin to rise again, culminating in a bull market every year in November and December.



There are numerous theories as to why this pattern has repeated in recent years, ranging from family discussions of cryptocurrencies at the Thanksgiving table spurring huge November buy-ins across the US, to the Chinese New Year in late winter/early spring, which is associated with sell-offs across Asia by mill…

That’s One Sexy BCH*— Exciting Developments Coming up for Bitcoin Cash

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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade There will be major changes for Bitcoin Cash next month— changes which could solidify its reputation as the fastest, most reliable cryptocurrency for everyday use. While some people (mostly BCH detractors) are labeling this a “hard fork”, the reality is that this is really an upgrade to the BCH network. There is not going to be a new coin created; instead the BCH we know will be replaced by a bigger and better one. Think technological superiority.

On May 15th, there will be two big changes:

1) Block size will be increased from 8 MB to 32 MB. As we all know, the issue of scalability has been a consistent problem for cryptocurrencies ever since they first appeared, and in many ways, it is still the primary obstacle that hinders their wider adoption. Quadrupling the block size of BCH will go a long way toward tackling this challenge through an update called Bitcoin Adjustable Blocksize Cap, or “Bitcoin ABC”. Blocks will still confirm with an average of 10 minut…

Why You Should Surrender to Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

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The Bitcoin (BTC) vs Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has been raging since last summer. While BTC continues to get more media attention, things could change very soon (as I’m sitting here typing this, BCH is up 13%). Today I’m going to give you 3 good reasons why you WILL regret ignoring BCH— and, no transaction speed isn’t one of them.

Look, it’s already been established that Bitcoin Cash is superior to BTC for use as an everyday currency. The transaction speeds are incomparable, and with the upgrade to 32MB blocks coming in May, it’s only going to get better. There simply is no debate anymore; despite all the hype surrounding the Lightening Network, BTC still has not caught up to BCH in terms of practicality as a digital currency. The transaction speed war is over, and Bitcoin Cash won.

Now that we’ve got that out of the way, there are 3 more reasons why you should not be sleeping on BCH:
CoinText Let’s face it, cryptocurrency is kind of complicated. It’s a new technology, and has a whole new te…