Charles Archer

Charles Archer
Charles Archer is an experienced financial writer specialising in monetary law. With a background in stock market and private equity analysis, he’s worked for many years as a freelance investment author, and has had articles published in a wide range of regional and national titles, both online and in print. He holds a BA (Hons) degree in History and Politics, as well as a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Law, the UK’s largest legal training institution. Charles believes the key to successful investing lies in quality research, and aims to offer a unique viewpoint that investors cannot find elsewhere.

Is Dogecoin still a joke?

Dogecoin has no use case, and exponential coin inflation. But a short-term trade could bring hefty profits, despite seriously dicey risks. Dogecoin was created as a ‘joke’ Bitcoin fork in December 2013 by software engineers Billy Markus and Jackson Palmer, as a way to poke fun at the wild speculation of crypto. Widely considered the … Continued

Biden’s crypto: risks, regulation, and Coinbase collapse?

As the G20 agrees a ‘critical’ need for crypto regulation, the ongoing implosion could accelerate before regulators can gain a foothold. The recent G20 gathering in Indonesia saw most powerful global leaders call for a ‘critical’ international set of rules to help govern the crypto space. Citing the potential risks to global ‘financial stability’ given … Continued

Three lessons from the coming collapse of FTX

Strict regulation, crypto consolidation, and the potential collapse of most US Dollar-pegged tokens could all be in the offing. The purpose of this article is not to describe in detail how FTX has collapsed, nor decry Changpeng Zhao’s business practices, or even to consider the possibility of subterfuge behind the scenes. All of this and … Continued

XRP versus the SEC for the soul of cryptocurrency

The first regulatory battle to classify crypto as securities could be set for an epic showdown, or else an anticlimactic collapse. Ripple’s XRP has popped by 8% today to $0.49, as the Kingsguard comes to the defence of the altcoin. In what may be the first real skirmish between the SEC and the wider crypto … Continued

Argo Blockchain shares: a contrarian pick for 2023?

Argo Blockchain’s collapsing share price could make it the buying opportunity of Q4, but the material risks are not for the faint-hearted or the risk-averse. Argo Blockchain (LON: ARB) shares are in all probability just about the most contrarian stock pick on FTSE AIM right now. While the cryptocurrency stock is still up by a … Continued