Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT)

1.85
NASDAQ : Finance
Prev Close 1.81
Day Low/High 1.76 / 1.88
52 Wk Low/High 1.29 / 6.79
Avg Volume 1.66M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 23.56M
Market Cap 42.64M
EPS -4.30
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Latest News

Tales From the Crypt (Issue XXXVI)

* Boca Biff calls another "top!" Bitcoin makes a new low - and is now below $6,000. Time for my pal Tom Lee to appear on Fast Money, again. Boca Biff proved to be a contrarian indicator, again in "Tales From The Crypt" (from February): In our teleph...

The IBM Red Hat Deal Is One For the Ages

* The dark ages! * The RHT deal is a belated move that smacks of desperation and failure to grow organically  For years IBM has been buying its shares into a backdrop of declining fundamentals.  Over the weekend, IBM announced the acquisition of Red...

How to Overcome the Fear of Trading Super-Momentum Stocks

How to Overcome the Fear of Trading Super-Momentum Stocks

The first rule of trading these stocks is to understand and embrace the idea that the shot skyward is just temporary; they WILL crash and burn.

Get It While You Can… At Your Own Risk

"In this world, if you read the papers, darling You know everybody's fighting ah with each other You got no one you can count on babe Not even your own brother So if someone comes along He gonna give you some love and affection I'd say get it while ...

SEC Investigating RIOT

The SEC has initiated an investigation into Riot Blockchain . Earlier this year I warned of this in my Diary.

A Riot

I did extremely well with my bitcoin short link. But I should have been more patient and have waited given the schmeissing of the crypto collateral plays like and .

Tales of the Crypt

In our telephone call Boca Biff told me that a friend of his (who was formerly a broker at the now defunct Lew Lieberbaum & Co.) took him to a bitcoin ATM that was being installed near his house in Boca Raton, Florida. As he watched bitcoin's price ...

A Kodak Moment for Kodak

A Kodak Moment for Kodak

The surge in Kodak stock has nothing to do with fundamentals, but that doesn't mean the profits aren't real.

Sic Transit Gloria

Riot Blockchain  is now trading at half the price it traded in mid-December -- along with many other bitcoin/blockchain collateral plays that are heading lower today. RIOT's shares are down by over -$4 in the trading session.

Blockchain Blues

Those fickle traders! Riot Blockchain down another 10%, Digital Power Corporation off 25% from last week, Net Element -10% and Crypto Co. CRCW hasn't yet reopened -- as speculative money moves into the marijuana space.

Don't Let Naysayers Scare You Away From High-Risk/High-Reward Trading

Don't Let Naysayers Scare You Away From High-Risk/High-Reward Trading

All stock trading is a gamble; here's how to manage risk in highly volatile stocks such as bitcoin- and blockchain-related names.

Sour Apple Didn't Take a Bite Out of the Broader Market

Sour Apple Didn't Take a Bite Out of the Broader Market

Although the tech giant's stock fell sharply, that didn't hurt the major market indices much.

Rev's Forum: Reports of Disappointing iPhone X Sales Dampen the Holiday Mood

Rev's Forum: Reports of Disappointing iPhone X Sales Dampen the Holiday Mood

Apple has not confirmed the reports, but they could have a big impact on the market if selling pressure on Apple persists.

Bitcoin and Blockchain Insanity Should Prove Barnum Was Right About Suckers

Bitcoin and Blockchain Insanity Should Prove Barnum Was Right About Suckers

Bitcoin and blockchain recently have been the greatest shows on our investing earth, but they're showing signs they will be this decade's version of the dot.com debacle.

There's a Sucker Born Every Minute

"Without promotion, something terrible happens ... Nothing!" --P.T. Barnum There is no scarcity in cyberspace, especially no scarcity in stupidity. Overnight, the price of bitcoin fell by more than 11% and it is now trading below $14,000. That's a n...

Pigs Are Flying

There is an accumulating abundance of scams and a thriving ecosystem of over-inflated ads and claims that are occurring with greater frequency in email accounts and in social media these days. Here are some more signposts of speculation seen in my e...

GOP Tax Bill Is a Grand Slam Home Run for These Companies

GOP Tax Bill Is a Grand Slam Home Run for These Companies

Take a look at financials, industrials, transports and energy names.

Trading Risky Stocks the Best We Can

Trading Risky Stocks the Best We Can

Trading highly volatile stocks is speculation just like buying a stock that barely moves is speculation.

Small-Caps Lead Monday's Gains

Markets were higher "from flagpole to that's all" today.  The Russell Index, which has been lagging, led the markets to the upside. Bond yields were considerably higher (by about four basis points) - and a possible yield breakout and price breakdown...

Markets Show Big Mo

Markets Show Big Mo

Stocks surge fueled by seasonality, tax bill hopes and bitcoin frenzy.

Markets Trim Gains on Rebalancing and Options Expiration

Markets Trim Gains on Rebalancing and Options Expiration

Markets celebrate as tax bill passage looks more likely.

5 Quick Observations

Once again, the Russell 2000 isn't crowing and providing a cautionary amber light for the market. But once again, Mr. Market doesn't break, he just bends. My other observations for Thursday: The bond market isn't supportive of the consensus view tha...

Major Stock Indexes Fail to Tell the Whole Story

Major Stock Indexes Fail to Tell the Whole Story

Boeing put wings under the Dow, but rotation is continuing to take a toll.

1,2,3 Red Light

"Everytime I try to love you 1, 2, 3 red light stops me Baby every night you stop me 1, 2, 3 red light Stop the game (stop the game) You got too much to lose (too much to lose) If you stop me again That's when we might end..."  -- 1910 Fruit Gum Com...

Mid-Afternoon Observations

Some mid-afternoon observations: * 3M reverses lower on "good news." * The Russell Index is flirting negative for the second day in a row. * Out of tech and into financials (violently today). * Nasdaq lower on the day. * FANG, which was down margina...

Bitcoin Mania Travels in Different Orbits

The mania in bitcoin goes beyond bitcoin and is not restricted to cryptocurrencies. I would observe that, recently, when bitcoin pauses (now)/drops, the bitcoin collateral plays such as Riot Blockchain , Xunlei XNET and others have a tendency to rip...

That Wild Market Momentum Has Cooled

That Wild Market Momentum Has Cooled

But here are some movers I am looking at today.

Stock Market Won't Run on Bitcoin Hysteria for Much Longer

Stock Market Won't Run on Bitcoin Hysteria for Much Longer

Endless bitcoin media coverage helped to disguise the fact that it wasn't that strong of a day for most stocks.