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.

Why does crypto hold value, and what makes it investible?

As institutional investors buy the dip and regulators at last start to take interest, what exactly separates crypto from fiat? From Bitcoin’s invention by pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, to the coming mass adoption of 2023, cryptocurrency has long been viewed with a mixture of fear and admiration. Proponents argue it is the asset class … Continued

Is the Merge Ethereum’s undoing?

Ethereum’s Merge has seen miners desert as the SEC circles to claim regulatory control. With rate rises coming, is Ethereum destined to fall? Ethereum’s Merge, designed to change its foundation from a proof-of-work to proof-of-stake altcoin, was at last completed last week. Abandoning its energy intensive miner-based system has become somewhat of a crypto milestone, … Continued

3 altcoins to consider as investors are distracted by the Merge

The Merge is the crypto event of 2022. But with investors focused on trading the event, several altcoins may be worth buying on the dip. Ethereum’s Merge was finally completed several hours ago, a carefully pre-planned move to a vastly more environmentally friendly proof-of-stake status. Crypto enthusiasts cannot have missed the news; every investor from … Continued

Why Saudi Arabia’s push into digital currency is key to mass adoption

Saudi Arabia officially banned crypto in 2018. But Central Bank and government moves suggest a shift is coming soon. Amidst the ongoing crypto-apocalypse, a little-reported piece of news could have the potential to further accelerate the mass adoption of crypto worldwide. It’s no secret that cryptocurrency is now a mainstream proposition across the west. The … Continued

Where next for Bitcoin as Powell promises ‘a sustained period of below-trend growth?’

A hawkish Fed remains nightmare fuel for the crypto king, while analyst sentiment appears to be with further corrections before the upswing. Last Friday, Federal Reserve Chair and the most powerful crypto influencer in the world, Jerome Powell, announced that the US central bank will continue increasing interest rates to prevent inflation from becoming permanently … Continued

2023 could be crypto’s dot-com crash — and why that’s good news

The ongoing crypto apocalypse appears eerily reminiscent of the dot-com crash in the early 2000s. Amongst the many losers could be once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. 2022 has been a hard time to be a crypto enthusiast. Bitcoin, inarguably the king of crypto, is down 55% year-to-date.  Ethereum is down 51%. At the bottom of the market, even … Continued

CEL token: the ultimate high risk, high reward crypto strategy

Celsius’ native CEL token is experiencing volatility far in excess of its weakened fundamentals. Buyers beware. Rewind to mid-July. Celsius, one of the largest crypto platforms in the world, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, as CEO Alex Mashinsky admitted it had made ‘what in hindsight, proved to be certain poor asset deployment decisions.’ These … Continued

Will Ethereum eclipse Bitcoin in popularity by 2025?

Ethereum’s attractive price, options chain, merge, and Metaverse potential could see the flippening come sooner rather than later. Bitcoin (BTC) is the undisputed king of crypto, so much so that laypeople often use the terms Bitcoin and cryptocurrency interchangeably. It was the first crypto to be invented, and led the charge for the hundreds of … Continued

Will the FCA, SEC and IMF inadvertently further legitimise Bitcoin?

Bitcoin’s chances of mass adoption could be unwittingly increased by the actions and words of regulators on both sides of the Atlantic. The key adversary standing between Bitcoin, by far the best-known cryptocurrency, and mass adoption for commercial and personal use, lies in regulatory opposition. In common with almost every coin, Bitcoin’s price has been … Continued