Wait for it…
Wait for it…
Xapo, a company that offers online bitcoin wallets, says it’s two months away from introducing the first debit card that will let you spend your bitcoins at any place that takes Visa or MasterCard.
Full Story: Wired
Not sure where this came from or what it means….
A man walked into the bus just as I was starting to day dream. I’m quite sure I recognized him from somewhere and it seemed he recognized me too.
He took a seat right in front of me with his groceries spilling over almost into my lap. His smile was friendly but I wasn’t convinced. So I pushed the bags back over the seat and singled to respect my space by placing both hands in front palms facing outward toward my intruder.
He seemed amused. Perhaps he sensed my suspicion. So he stood up and then say down behind me taking something out of his pocket. He showed it to me.
"This is a 50 dollar bill, now it’s 50 Euros" he said, while playing with it in his hands. And he ripped it in half.
Then he held up my wallet, which I recognized right away and was shocked because I didn’t feel a thing. He said something that is fuzzy at this point and handed it back to me, and got off the bus.
The bus was just passing a place near where I used to live. It wasn’t a place of any particular significance, just familiar.
I got up to tell the driver what had happened and the driver turned out to be my mother my mother in law.
After inspecting my wallet, it was clear that nothing was missing. Every cent accounted for, about $100 in change minus the bus fare.
How happy I was that I wasn’t robbed.
$USDJPY is coming up on some major support.
Yellow - Long term support line.
Green - Short term support line
Blue - 200 day moving average.
Back in the early 90s most people were just hearing about the Internet for the first time, even though it was invented back in the 70s. It had very few practical uses and was incredibly difficult to access. But only a few years later, most of us already couldn’t go an hour without checking our emails. […]
Let’s face it, January is usually up and February is historically weak. This year was the exact opposite, does this tell us anything?
Well, down Jan/up Feb is actually the worst combo in terms of returns the rest of the year - up just 3%. Compare that with when both are up at over +10% on average…
Are humans next?
Each Social Media Network has different strengths and completely different audiences.
Here are a few examples of correctly shareing financial articles on different networks. Using posts from the popular financial crowdsourcing site SeekingAlpha.
Linkedin - Evaluating a company using the CAN SLIM method. This example analyzes the current overall value of Facebook: http://bit.ly/1dlUmx2
There isn’t much need to create discussion on LinkedIn. The audience is generally has a bit of spare time but they want to gain something with it. Perhaps even learn something.
Twitter - Is $Tsla stealing pages from $Aapl’s playbook?: http://bit.ly/18yd47b
2 Dollar tags in one short tweet should ensure a finance savvy crowd. The word ‘stealing’ makes it scandalous and attractive.
Facebook - Video adds are coming to your news feed. How much money is Facebook about to make on them?: http://bit.ly/1fFJnAN
Here people are liking for stuff that affects them directly or that affects people, products, & companies they care about.
Always look before you post. If there’s some trending topic, go with it. If there’s a large event, post about it. Being a traffic director requires an understanding of where people want to go.