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Gold vs. Bitcoin: Goldman Sachs Weighs In

Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, I write and speak a lot on gold. In contrast – and this surprises some people – bitcoin is my least favorite topic. I’m made my views known many times. Still, interviewers love to get into the “gold versus bitcoin” debate. I continually get dragged into discussing […]

Bitcoin Surges Back Above $4600 For The First Time In A Month

Bitcoin continues to march back towards its record highs, breaking back above $4600 for the first time since September 8th.     So what will it take for the digital currency to get back to record highs above $5000 and beyond? Forbes' Panos Mourdoukoutas offers several possible catalysts… The return of buzz, which will bring […]

Six Banks Join UBS’s “Utility Coin” Blockchain Project

Here’s a piece of news that the remaining human members of Wall Street’s FX sales and trading desks probably don’t want to hear. According to the Financial Times, six of the world’s largest banks have decided to join a blockchain project called “utility coin” that will allow banks to settle trades in securities denominated in […]

Should you own bitcoin or gold? That’s easy

Via The Daily Bell Gold bugs are rarely, if ever, bearish on gold. To them, it’s the only real currency in a world of money-printing central banks endlessly devaluing their fiat (that is, paper) currencies. There are few people who believe so fervently as gold bugs. But bitcoin fanatics come pretty close. These folks believe that this […]