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Crypto Markets Turn Red, With BTC Price Stuck Below $8,100

Tuesday, Oct. 22 — Crypto markets are mostly showing red candlesticks, while Bitcoin (BTC) fails to impress with a sudden drop below the $8,100 price point. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin was trading above the $8,200 price mark for the better part of the day, but has dipped below $8,100 in recent hours. The world’s largest cryptocurrency traded at an intraday high of nearly $8,300, before losing ground towards its current trading price of around $8,040. BTC is reporting a loss of almost 2% on the past 24…

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The U.S. Yield Curve Tells Us That a Devastating Recession Is Unavoidable

U.S. government debt yields have risen over the past two months, correcting a frightful inversion between the 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes that sparked concerns of an imminent recession. Just because the so-called ‘recession indicator’ is correcting itself, don’t be fooled into thinking the dangers have gone away. As a matter of fact, the Treasury yield curve is behaving exactly as it would just before recession hits. Complacency in Washington and a series of rate cuts by the Federal Reserve only strengthen the case that a severe downturn is just…

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TBCASoft, IBM and SoftBank Announce a Mobile Payment Blockchain

Blockchain platform TBCASoft, technology behemoth IBM and telecommunications conglomerate SoftBank announced on Oct. 22 a collaboration to adopt a cross-carrier telecommunications blockchain payment solution. New cross-carrier system Per the release, the partnership aims to allow carriers to use blockchain through the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG) Consortium — founded by TBCASoft and SoftBank. TBCASoft reportedly already created a cross-carrier blockchain with 18 participants.  The first application that CBSG intends to launch is the Cross-Carrier Payment System (CCPS), which aims to enable mobile service users to use their phones for payments…

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3 Reasons Why the Invesco ETF (QQQ) Can Outperform the Stock Market This Week

This week there is an opportunity for the Invesco QQQ Trust (NASDAQ:QQQ) to out-perform because of the earnings earnings of lineup of major blue-chips like Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). The Nasdaq hosts some of the most exciting companies in the world, and this often translates into big gains during bull markets. This year, QQQ out-performing the S&P 500 Index by about 20% so it has momentum on its side. Just because the markets have been in an expansion cycle it doesn’t mean it is ending soon. Yes, there are…

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Putin Is The Most Influential Person In Blockchain

Changpeng Zhao, CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, named Russian President Vladimir Putin as the most influential person in the blockchain industry. Cooperation with the Russian gov’t On Oct. 22, in an article on RBC News, Zhao, also known as CZ within the crypto community, pointed to Russian President Vladimir Putin as the most influential person in the blockchain space. Zhao further said that he believes the bill on regulating digital money may be adopted in the Russian Federation in the foreseeable future. Zhao also reportedly revealed that Binance may…

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Living on Bitcoin in Europe: From Amsterdam to Prague, No Cash Required

Bitcoin Magazine supplied reporter Colin Harper with a fistful of sats and set him loose in Europe. This is the first installment of his “Living on Bitcoin in Europe” series. Continue reading his adventures over the coming days. Amsterdam and the 40-Hour Day I landed in Brussels with a rucksack filled with the usual miscellany: a 30-gallon hiking pack of clothes and essentials, 3.5 million sats, a belly full of airline food and a constitution that was shrugging off the sluggish comedown of clonazepam and Ambien. This is how the…

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Opera Continues Bullish Crypto Mainstream Drive With Bitcoin Payments

Browser minnow Opera is ramping up cryptocurrency support for Android users in version 54, which has just been released on Tuesday. Among a host of other cosmetic improvements and a new UI, this latest release improves upon the current crypto wallet with support for both Bitcoin and Tron payments. Ethereum has been the staple payment option of the low-flying web browser for more than a year now; however, developers have heeded the calls in recent months for integration with other major cryptocurrencies. Opera Looks to Undercut the Big Boys With…

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