More Luckbox Love

Luckbox magazine earned one first place and two honorable mentions in the 2021 Folio Magazine Eddie and Ozzie Awards for editorial excellence presented Oct. 14 at a gala dinner in New York. The magazine took the top prize in the category of Best Full (Instructional) Issue for the December 2020/January 2021 edition: The Art & Science … Continued

Nakamoto’s New Era

Terms like “mining” and “proof of work” are essential for cryptocurrency literacy. In his latest book, Anthony Scaramucci simplifies the complex and explains why his firm now wholly embraces bitcoin On Oct. 31, 2008, a link to an eight-page white paper written by Satoshi Nakamoto titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” was posted to … Continued

Should America Forgive Student Debt?

Intelligence Squared has pitted some of the world’s brightest thinkers against each other in debates. It was founded in London in 2002 with the mission of promoting intellectual diversity by fostering respect for differing opinions. The debates are organized in the traditional Oxford style. The side that convinces more audience members to embrace its arguments … Continued

Digital Literacy

Luckbox readers are ahead of the curve when it comes to investing in bitcoin. A Gallup panel conducted in June defines U.S. investors as “adults with $10,000 or more invested in stocks, bonds or mutual funds, either within or outside a retirement fund.” Among the investors polled, only 6% owned bitcoin. Meanwhile, nearly 58% of … Continued

Luckbox Love

The prestigious publishing award recognizes the best in magazine editorial. Luck follows the prepared. For more than 25 years, the Folio: Eddie Awards have recognized excellence in journalism and design across all sectors of the publishing industry.  The awards span all corners of the publishing industry, whether it’s a niche magazine with an audience of … Continued

Game Theories

Professional poker players Vanessa Selbst and Alexis Zervos both found second careers as hedge fund managers. The sound mathematical reasoning and strong risk management skills they learned at cards have served them well in finance. general manager of Poker Powher Erin Lydon and science and technology writer Alex O’Brien have also found the link between … Continued

The Next Amazon Prime Day—Ready, or Not?

Prime Day sales have been getting bigger and bigger every year. But will that trend continue in 2021? Amazon’s 2021 Prime Day sale is set for June 21 and 22 and begs the question whether this year’s event will continue the annual trend of setting sales records or falter under mounting criticisms of the e-commerce … Continued

Surveying the Amazon

In April, the digital experience management software company Sitecore released its Amazon-focused survey. And in May, Investor’s Business Daily and TechnoMetrica collaborated on a big tech poll (IBD/TIPP). So, Luckbox conducted a survey of its own, asking readers some of the same questions as the other surveys, for comparison purposes, and some original questions. The … Continued

The LAST Picture

The Future of Antitrust Progressive trustbuster Lina Khan, shown here testifying in April on Capitol Hill, was seemingly poised for Senate confirmation as head of the Federal Trade Commission as Luckbox was going to press. Was another 50-50 party-line vote likely? Not at all. Members of both parties seem ready to break apart the big … Continued

Scaramucci Forecasts Bitcoin Prices & NY Politics (#36)

Anthony Scaramucci returns to The Prediction Trade with a shocking prediction on the fate of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Scaramucci shares his 2021 bitcoin price forecast as well as his thoughts on NY Mayor Bill de Blasio, NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, NY Attorney General Letitia James and Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz.