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Visa Is Hiring An Ethereum Blockchain Engineer

For all those hardcore ethereum bugs who got stopped out at $13 during last week’s 96% flash crash (and in some cases as low as $0.10) we have some good news: Visa wants to hire a BlockChain engineer who is “experienced with Ethereum and blockchain architecture to be a part of team tasked with building […]

Banks Battered, Biotechs Best As Yield Curve Crashes To 10-Year Lows

Tech investors the last 2 days…   Lots of chatter again this week about shrinking The Fed's balance sheet… it's gonna happen no matter what and it is looming… so The fed will be shrinking at $20-50bn a month going forward, will The ECB or BOJ step up and increase their buying to keep the […]

Your Future Wealth Depends on what You Decide to Keep and Invest in Now

Millienials look for instant gratification Spend half of their income on leisure Instant gratification doesn’t work if need to save for the future Savings rates falling, few have retirement funds Important to understand marginal difference between spending and pleasure Future wealth depends on what you decide to keep and invest in now This week the […]

Gold Will Start Heading Higher On “Dwindling” Supply – Rickards

James Rickards via Daily Reckoning Gold was down after the Fed’s hike, but I expect it to start heading higher again. Too many powerful forces are driving it behind the scenes. Dwindling physical supply is a major one. Gold in USD (5 Years) On a recent visit to Switzerland, I was informed that secure logistics operators […]

Central Banks Are Driving Many To Cryptocurrencies

Authored by Dmelza Hays via The Mises Institute, Two years ago, Bitcoin was considered a fringe technology for libertarians and computer geeks. Now, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum, are gaining mainstream adoption. However, mainstream adoption has been propelled by financial speculation instead of by demand for a privately minted and deflationary medium of […]

Is The People’s Bank Of China Manipulating The Bitcoin Price?

China’s dominance of the bitcoin network is incredibly concerning to the digital currency’s techno-libertarian purists, who fear that the concentration of mining power in the world’s second-largest economy is threatening to subvert bitcoin’s democratic nature. With more than half of the network’s hashing power resting in their hands, giant Chinese mining pools like AntPool, Bitmain […]

Is there gold “hype” and is gold an emotional trade?

Is there gold “hype” and is gold an emotional trade? – Very little hype in gold  – Sentiment is important in the gold market as is other markets particularly stocks – Article ignores the large body of research showing gold is safe haven asset – Gold may struggle to breach $1,300 in short term – […]

Raoul Pal Warns Bitcoin Is A Mania, Not A Store Of Value… “I Sold-Out Last Week”

Via MauldinEconomics.com, The price of Bitcoin has risen by 210% since March to over $2,900… and one of the world’s most successful investment strategists is warning investors to stay away. Speaking at the Mauldin Economics’ Strategic Investment Conference, Raoul Pal-author and publisher of The Global Macro Investor, an elite macroeconomic and investment research service—said Bitcoin’s […]

Putin Meets With Ethereum Founder To Create National Virtual Currency

Two weeks ago, in our latest comparison of Bitcoin and its up and coming competitor, Ethereum, we said “step aside bitcoin, there is a new blockchain kid in town.” Actually, we said that for the first time back in February when Ethereum was still trading in the low teens (the return on ETH since then […]

Coinbase Crashes As Bitcoin, Ethereum Join FANG Stocks Meltdown

Whether it is just a curious coincidence or not, cryptocurrencies are crashing along with FANG stocks this morning… Earlier statements about the Ethereum network running slow due to extremely heavy activity appear to have taken their toll on one major exchange…   And Bitcoin is tracking FANG stocks lower (down around 13% this morning)… This […]