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Bitcoin Breaks $7,000 & Why You Shouldn’t Care

Bitcoin is back in bull territory again in a rush to pile up risk-on assets as the dollar pulls back and stocks start creeping upwards yet again. Wedding party took on some sinister overtones. (Photo by Brian McGowan on Unsplash) When Thomas Greene was a young boy, he didn’t much like George Lucas’s Star Wars franchise even though all the neighborhood kids went crazy for the space operatic series of movies. So naturally, when Star Wars toys first hit the stores, he wasn’t overly exciting about buying them either. Flush with cash from his paper route, washing…

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Why does anyone even buy cryptocurrencies?

James “Jim” Holder the Third had a problem. The Texan used car dealer had inherited his father’s used car lot which his father had in turn inherited from his grandfather, the original James Holder. But while the Austin, Texas used car lot used to push out shiny Buicks and Cadillacs to moneyed oilmen, the well of buyers looking for gas-guzzling American cars had run dry, although, the pumps of Texas had not. But Holder, a burly, mustached former quarterback at Westlake High School was not about to throw in the…