Guy Ovadia

Guy  is a writer, filmmaker, and certified geek; he is a lifelong gamer, early bitcoin adopter, and professional journalist with a passion for old-school comprehensive reporting. Before joining the content team at MoneyMade, Guy studied at the School of Journalism at Northeastern University where he contributed to the Huntington News and Story Bench while working as a video production assistant. Topics he has since covered include racial equity in the legal cannabis industry, geopolitical conflicts in the Middle East, and the implications of blockchain adoption, just to name a few. So, it's safe to say that, as a writer, Guy doesn't shy away from controversy.

Guy Ovadia

Latest Posts

Aug. 29 Markets Report: Inflation Bug Infects Us All
Aug 29
Aug. 29 Markets Report: Inflation Bug Infects Us All

Powell forecasts economic "pain" on the horizon, energy markets teeter and totter, and Y Combinator names a new President.

Aug. 23 Markets Report: A Dumptruck Named Recession
Aug 23
Aug. 23 Markets Report: A Dumptruck Named Recession

Biden signs Inflation bill, Adam Neuman gets a second chance, and U.S. bankers are caught using WhatApp (an apparent nono).

Derby Dibs: How Old Rip Van Winkle Became the World's Most Coveted Bourbon
Aug 22
Derby Dibs: How Old Rip Van Winkle Became the World's Most Coveted Bourbon

Pappy Van Winkle is the nostalgic old-school bourbon that most whiskey hunters would kill to get their hands on. But is it the right racehorse to bet on?

Don't Get Cocky: How to Invest in Vintage Star Wars Action Figures
Aug 18
Don't Get Cocky: How to Invest in Vintage Star Wars Action Figures

While traditional investors might think it's a trap, collectibles performed extraordinarily well in recent years. But, do Star Wars toys hit the mark?

Are Fractionalized NFTs a Good Way to Invest?
Aug 15
Are Fractionalized NFTs a Good Way to Invest?

First, the tokens were fungible, then non-fungible. Now they're making them fungible again, and here's why.

Web3 Arcade: A Guide to the Gala Games Ecosystem
Aug 12
Web3 Arcade: A Guide to the Gala Games Ecosystem

Metaverse is either a fad or the future, depending on who you ask. But can blockchain beat the hundred-billion-dollar gaming industry?

 Fighting Inflation by Investing in These Three Asset Classes
Aug 11
Fighting Inflation by Investing in These Three Asset Classes

From bullions to bonds, investing gets harder when inflation hits. But these three inflation-resistant asset classes make it look easy.

Aug. 8 Markets Report: The Greens Are Looking Grassier
Aug 8
Aug. 8 Markets Report: The Greens Are Looking Grassier

The Inflation Reduction Act gets pushed through the U.S. Senate, more grain leaves Ukraine, and Amazon wants to map your home.

Gotta Catch’Em All: Are Pokémon Trading Cards a Good Investment?
Aug 4
Gotta Catch’Em All: Are Pokémon Trading Cards a Good Investment?

Everyone gets to pick and choose when it comes to collectibles, but investors follow the market.

Alloycation: Why a Palladium ETF Could Be a Good Recession Investment
Aug 2
Alloycation: Why a Palladium ETF Could Be a Good Recession Investment

Steering your portfolio during a recession shouldn't stop you from putting the pedal to the metal.

Aug. 2 Markets Report: Fed and Loathing in the Global Economy
Aug 2
Aug. 2 Markets Report: Fed and Loathing in the Global Economy

As recession alarms blare and commodities markets ail, the one thing that's certain is uncertainty.

 Slimy Seconds: Guide to The Nickelodeon NFT Marketplace
Jul 29
Slimy Seconds: Guide to The Nickelodeon NFT Marketplace

Your favorite childhood cartoons are making their foray into the metaverse. Here's what the Nickelodeon NFT hype is all about.

Invest in Debt: Which Bond ETFs Are Best to Invest in 2022?
Jul 29
Invest in Debt: Which Bond ETFs Are Best to Invest in 2022?

Bond ETFs are great tools for investing in different forms of debt. Here's what you gotta know before adding them to your portfolio.

Time Market: How Investment Watches Can Bling Out Your Portfolio
Jul 27
Time Market: How Investment Watches Can Bling Out Your Portfolio

Have you invested in a timepiece? Here's what you must know before wrapping a rolly on your wrist.

Woke Investing: What Is the ESG Strategy and Is It Effective?
Jul 26
Woke Investing: What Is the ESG Strategy and Is It Effective?

How can investors tell if a company is evil? The ESG strategy makes it easier to pick the good stocks and leave the bad ones.

Jun. 26 Markets Report: Gas, Grains, and Hikes
Jul 26
Jun. 26 Markets Report: Gas, Grains, and Hikes

Commodity shortages mount as the Russia-Ukraine war drags on and economic recession rears its ugly head.

Bake the Chain: How Tezos Is Innovating Formal Governance and Blockchain Scalability
Jul 25
Bake the Chain: How Tezos Is Innovating Formal Governance and Blockchain Scalability

Tezos is cranking up the heat on formal blockchain governance and why you should be fired up about tez.

Vint Review: A Curated Portfolio of Fine Wines and Spirits for Your Investing Pleasure
Jul 21
Vint Review: A Curated Portfolio of Fine Wines and Spirits for Your Investing Pleasure

Vint makes investing in fine wine easier than buying stocks

Hit the Spot: Understanding Contango and Backwardation in Futures Investing
Jul 19
Hit the Spot: Understanding Contango and Backwardation in Futures Investing

Commodities futures contracts are just as lucrative as they are risky. Here are the techniques pro futures traders use.

Backdoor Roth IRA: The High-Income Investor's Trick to Minimizing Taxes
Jul 19
Backdoor Roth IRA: The High-Income Investor's Trick to Minimizing Taxes

Backdoor Roth IRA might sound dubious, but this IRS tax loophole could help maximize your retirement investments.

Lots of Options: Best Futures Trading Platforms in 2022
Jul 18
Lots of Options: Best Futures Trading Platforms in 2022

All you need is the right platform, and futures contracts are yours for the trading. Fortune tellers need not apply.

The Crypto Crash Explained: How Monetary Policy and Unstable Stablecoins Caused a DeFi Free Fall
Jul 14
The Crypto Crash Explained: How Monetary Policy and Unstable Stablecoins Caused a DeFi Free Fall

The higher they soar, the harder they fall. Crypto is constantly catching us off our guard.

Copper Bottomed: How to Make Solid Investments in Copper ETFs
Jul 13
Copper Bottomed: How to Make Solid Investments in Copper ETFs

Copper is in practically every electronic, even the one you're using to read this. Maybe investing in a copper ETF isn't such a bad idea?

Let's Get Digital: Why Digital Real Estate Investments are Exploding
Jul 12
Let's Get Digital: Why Digital Real Estate Investments are Exploding

Build a home in the metaverse by buying digital real estate.

How to Make Heroic Returns With Comic Book Investments
Jul 12
How to Make Heroic Returns With Comic Book Investments

If investing is your superpower, then you may want to venture into comic book collectibles.

Buy Low, Sell High: How the Bitcoin Fear and Greed Index Works
Jul 8
Buy Low, Sell High: How the Bitcoin Fear and Greed Index Works

Investing and emotions mix like water and oil. Here's how channeling fear and greed can make you a wiser crypto investor.

Sip Keeping: How to Store Investment Wine
Jul 8
Sip Keeping: How to Store Investment Wine

There's a lot more that goes into "aging like fine wine" than you may think.

Insert Token: How to Grow Your Retro Video Game Collectibles Investments
Jul 7
Insert Token: How to Grow Your Retro Video Game Collectibles Investments

Video game collectibles have exploded in value and your Christmas present from 1984 could pay your kid's college tuition.

Jul. 6 Markets Report: Power Snatch Bids
Jul 6
Jul. 6 Markets Report: Power Snatch Bids

Today's report is brought to you by the letter 'P.' Prices are dropping, projections are down, and  peace is fading. Let's add a 'parachute' to that list because the economy is entering freefall.

Wearing the Shorts: A Guide to Investing in Meme Stocks
Jul 1
Wearing the Shorts: A Guide to Investing in Meme Stocks

Some say investing is no laughing matter, but meme stock investors are cackling all the way to the bank.

Playing With Fire: 5 Ways Crypto Investors Reduce Risk
Jul 1
Playing With Fire: 5 Ways Crypto Investors Reduce Risk

Don't be a hero. Here are the five best ways to curb risk as a crypto investor.

Hot Commodities: Best Futures Trading Strategies for 2022
Jul 1
Hot Commodities: Best Futures Trading Strategies for 2022

When stocks decline, futures traders shine. Here's how to make your commodities investments grow in 2022.

Blockchain Superstar: Will Stellar Lumens Take Off in 2022?
Jun 30
Blockchain Superstar: Will Stellar Lumens Take Off in 2022?

It has been years since Stellar shined in the crypto space, but find out how it's been cozying up to governments and financial institutions.

Sky High: How Stargaze is Bringing NFTs & Social Networking to Cosmos
Jun 28
Sky High: How Stargaze is Bringing NFTs & Social Networking to Cosmos

NFTs performed so well in 2021 that blockchains couldn't keep up. That's why Stargaze built an L1 NFT blockchain for creators and investors alike.

Rise of the Synths: Why Traders Are Choosing Synthetic Assets
Jun 27
Rise of the Synths: Why Traders Are Choosing Synthetic Assets

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then cryptos and stocks were blushing when synthetic assets rolled up.

Crypto Crofters: How to Earn More Crypto While Curbing Yield Farming Risks
Jun 23
Crypto Crofters: How to Earn More Crypto While Curbing Yield Farming Risks

The DeFi pasture is teeming with yield farming risks, so here's how to stay safe while getting rewards for your crypto.

Trezor vs Ledger: Which is the Best Crypto Hardware Wallet?
Jun 23
Trezor vs Ledger: Which is the Best Crypto Hardware Wallet?

Hardware wallets are some of the best tools you can have as a crypto investor, but how do the best ones stack up?

How to Optimize DeFi Staking Rewards with Yield Aggregators
Jun 23
How to Optimize DeFi Staking Rewards with Yield Aggregators

Yield farmers get by with a little help from DeFi aggregators. Here's how these platforms help make crypto staking even more rewarding.

NFT Season: Why the Sandbox Could Become the Biggest Metaverse
Jun 21
NFT Season: Why the Sandbox Could Become the Biggest Metaverse

Gaming is one of the most popular pastimes and NFTs are some of the fastest-growing alternative assets. Here's how the Sandbox brings them together.

Luck of the Draw: Will Lucky Block Be the Home of DeFi Gambling?
Jun 16
Luck of the Draw: Will Lucky Block Be the Home of DeFi Gambling?

Cryptocurrency gambling has been around since the dawn of Bitcoin, but can games of chance live completely on the blockchain?

What Is an NFT Domain and Why Should You Mint One?
Jun 15
What Is an NFT Domain and Why Should You Mint One?

If Web3 is the next version of the internet, then NFT domains are the future of websites. Here's everything there is to know about Web3 domain names.

The Lite Side: How Litecoin's New MimbleWimble Upgrade Works
Jun 14
The Lite Side: How Litecoin's New MimbleWimble Upgrade Works

Remember Litecoin? Well, Bitcoin's neglected little brother just become the new biggest privacy coin. Here's why it matters.

Blockchain of Babel: Every ERC Token Standard You Should Know About
Jun 14
Blockchain of Babel: Every ERC Token Standard You Should Know About

Ethereum has a lot of different token standards and most users don't know what most of them are. This ERC token standards guide should help.

Swipe Club: What Are the Best Crypto Credit and Debit Cards?
Jun 10
Swipe Club: What Are the Best Crypto Credit and Debit Cards?

Do you accept Bitcoin? The answer is always "yes" if you have a crypto debit card. Here are the most rewarding crypto credit cards.

Into the Grid: Breaking Down the TRON Blockchain Ecosystem
Jun 9
Into the Grid: Breaking Down the TRON Blockchain Ecosystem

Is TRON just an Ethereum clone with a cool name? Here's what this smart contract blockchain has to offer.

Cash to Crypto: Finding the Best Fiat On-Ramps
Jun 7
Cash to Crypto: Finding the Best Fiat On-Ramps

Turning your cash into crypto is the first step to being your own bank and getting into DeFi. Here's how fiat-onramps can get you on the right track.

Every Stablecoin Compared: A List of Stablecoins in 2022
Jun 3
Every Stablecoin Compared: A List of Stablecoins in 2022

Investors who got burned by algorithmic stablecoins are scrambling to find the best alternative. Let's categorize and compare every stablecoin to help find the best one for you.

Unmasking Blockchain: Could Fantom DeFi Beat Ethereum's Ecosystem?
Jun 3
Unmasking Blockchain: Could Fantom DeFi Beat Ethereum's Ecosystem?

Blockchains are the building blocks of DeFi—no pun intended. Here's how the Fantom network could turn that on its head.

How Cloud Mining Works and What to Look Out For
Jun 2
How Cloud Mining Works and What to Look Out For

Crypto would be nothing without miners, but it's getting prohibitively hard to mine crypto. Here's how to earn passive crypto with cloud mining.

Could Flow Become the Biggest Blockchain for NFTs?
Jun 1
Could Flow Become the Biggest Blockchain for NFTs?

NFTs are huge, but it's unclear whether Ethereum's infrastructure can keep up with demand. Here's why NFTs might have a brighter future on the Flow blockchain.

Can Whiskey NFTs Revolutionize Luxury Spirit Collecting?
May 31
Can Whiskey NFTs Revolutionize Luxury Spirit Collecting?

Rare luxury spirits have long been sought after by collectors, but will whiskey NFTs bring in a whole new audience?