Blockchain

US Open – Safe-Havens Soar on Contagion Concerns, Stock Selloff Accelerates, Demand woes for Oil, Gold and Bitcoin surge

The market selloff that everyone was waiting is here.  The US stock market rally was overextended, and investors will use the coronavirus epidemic as the trigger needed to deliver a pullback. The weekend news had no shortage of headlines.  Much of the American press focused on the tragic death o ...

Book Bits | 25 January 2020

● The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite By Michael LindReview via The Washington Examiner The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite [is] a short volume that examines the populist revolts in the U.S., Britain, and Western Europe. All of them, Lind says, ...

Week Ahead – Central banks back to the fore

Coronavirus developments closely monitored What a start to the year it’s been. There was so much that could have gone wrong in the opening weeks of 2020 and yet, it’s been the completely unexpected that’s rocked the markets. This week it was the spread of Coronavirus that’s making investor ...

Bitcoin Slumps in Wake of Chinese New Year Slowdown Warning

Bitcoin traders appear to be heeding a warning of a demand slowdown ahead of China’s lunar New Year. The largest cryptocurrency slumped as much as 4% to $8,281, while altcoins such as Ethereum Classic tumbled more than 11% to $8.18 in New York trading. Arthur Hayes, co-founder and chief executiv ...

Investment To Blockchain Startups Slips In 2019

Blockchain companies have lost a step in the private markets. GET the 47-page blockchain TRENDS report Download the free report to learn about the biggest emerging trends in blockchain and strategies to watch for 2019. Email Total equity funding to the space, which is one measu ...

The Next Trillion Dollar Stocks: What Are Your Thoughts?

Be sure to subscribe to our channel so you never miss an update In this edition of What Are Your Thoughts, Michael Batnick and Josh Brown discuss: *Gold vs Bitcoin, let the trolling begin! * Google joins the Trillion Dollar Club, who’s next? * Can Bill Simmons sell The Ringer podcast network for $ ...

339 Startup Failure Post-Mortems

Of his many failed experiments, Thomas Edison once said: “I have learned fifty thousand ways it cannot be done and therefore I am fifty thousand times nearer the final successful experiment.” In the spirit of failure, we dug into the data on startup death and found that 70% of upstart tech comp ...

US Open – Davos, Wuhan Virus pressures stocks and yields, Dax touches record high, Oil’s supply problem, Gold’s range, Bitcoin eases after CBDC think tank formed

A very busy week in Davos was kicked off by President Trump’s opening remarks that reiterated his “America First” motto, while making some positive strokes to this year’s overall green theme. President Trump’s impeachment is also beginning today in what will likely deliver a ton of headl ...

Welcoming Max Webster to the Version One team

In August 2018, we set out to add a third member to our team. A year and a half later, we are thrilled to welcome Max Webster as Version One’s new associate. It was A LONG journey. We received, reviewed and responded to almost 500 applications over this period of time. We were looking for someon ...

Bitcoin Has Its Best Start to a Year Since 2012

Among the biggest contributors to the bitcoin rally is the hope that 2020 could finally see institutional investors move into the digital field en masse, prompted by growing client demand and more attractive ways to get exposure. ...