Blockchain

Morning News: September 20, 2017

Fed to Pack Up Crisis Tool, Debate Next Hike: Decision-Day Guide Bitcoin Price Hits $4,000 Even as Ray Dalio Calls it a ‘Bubble’ Equifax May Be Happy to Spend $1 Per Customer for Their Trouble Toys ‘R’ Us Will Live Because Mattel and Hasbro Can’t Let It Die SoftBank CEO Says T-Mobile-Spri ...

Actions of A Bully Child or Dying Empire: Sanctions and Threats - Rory Hall

September 19, 2017 As the Western world continues to slide into the dust bin of history, it is not going without a fight. As with any “wounded animal”, once the reality of pain permeates the body, it typically lashes out at anything or anyone within arms' reach. In the case of the Western wo ...

Bitcoin is Precise But Not Accurate - Keith Weiner

September 19, 2017 Previously, we have discussed the issue of a currency’s backing . From comments and emails, we realize this topic could use a bit more illumination. And there are some related concepts that should be addressed at the same time. Let’s start with an analogy, the engineering ...

Morning News: September 19, 2017

Mexico Readies Bill to Regulate Fast-Growing Fintech Industry The World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Hits $1 Trillion The IMF Needs to Stop Torturing Greece Bond Investors Rationalize the Unrealistic Jamie Dimon, Here’s Why You’re Wrong About Bitcoin Equfax Suffered Another Data Breach in March Toys ...

Two Ways Central Banks can do Monetary Policy even if Bitcoin totally replaces Dollars as Medium of Exchange

Just a quickie, in response to Benjamin Vitaris' article about Warren E. Weber's Bank of Canada Working Paper (pdf) (HT Tony Yates on Twitter). Suppose that Bitcoin totally replaces the Canadian Dollar (and every other currency) as medium of exchange. When people buy things, they always pay in Bitc ...

HIVE Blockchain soars 220% in trading debut

Jumping headlong into the middle of the cryptocurrency frenzy, HIVE Blockchain (TSXV:HIVE) began trading today on the TSX Venture Exchange, ending the day as the top percentage gainer and the most actively traded stock on the junior exchange. After completing a special warrant private placement at ...

The Blockchain Could Potentially Be as Disruptive as Amazon Was in the 1990s

With its ability to validate all transactions in an immutable electronic ledger, the blockchain has the potential to be as disruptive as Amazon was in the late 1990s. When the company went public in 1997, there were serious doubts whether people would willingly give up their credit card information ...

Bob Moriarty: Bitcoin to Zero - Maurice Jackson

September 15, 2017 In this episode, Bob Moriarty, the founder of 321gold and 321energy.com, sits down with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable to discuss his thoughts on Bitcoin, Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, and 3 issuers that have this attention at the moment. Bob pulls no pun ...

CWS Market Review – September 15, 2017

“Fear is an emotion, not a stock indicator.” – Coreen T. Sol After eight and a half years, the stock market is still hitting fresh all-time highs. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all broke out to new highs this week. Here’s a cool stat: since the election, the S&P 500 has added $2 trillion in ...

Morning News: September 15, 2017

Bitcoin Sinks as China Is Said to Order Exchange Halt This Month Why the U.S. Government is Moving to Ban This Russian Software Company Nestlé Targets High-End Coffee by Taking Majority Stake in Blue Bottle Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi Deepen Alliance in Electric Push China Green Car Pivot Will Nee ...