bitcoin Bitcoin Education Bitcoin Value Cryptocurrency News Learn about Bitcoin Opinion 

Bitcoin Has Proven Itself as the Best Store of Value Over the Last Decade

Since 2010, bitcoin has died 377 times at the hands of experts and popular media outlets. At the height of the bear market in 2018, bitcoin was declared dead a total of 90 times. Peter Schiff is just another personality to recently call the death of bitcoin. | Source: Twitter We are hurtling towards the end of 2019 and bitcoin is doing so well that it managed to carve a niche in today’s financial system. We talked to crypto traders, blockchain executives and researchers and they all agree that the…

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Gold Price Market News Opinion US Treasury Bond 

The Real Reason Gold Is Surging, and Why It Won’t Stop

Geopolitics, monetary policy and a slowing economy have all been cited as primary factors behind gold’s bullish breakout in 2019. While these catalysts cannot be discounted, the real reason gold is surging and why it will continue to do so is the trend in real interest rates relative to inflation. Only by understanding this relationship can one make sense of gold’s rock-solid performance in the face of a rising dollar. Gold and the U.S. Dollar: A Complicated Relationship Gold’s bull market has surprised some investors who believe that bullion’s fate…

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Dow Jones Market News Morgan Stanley Opinion 

Sell The Dow On ‘Positive’ Trade War News: Morgan Stanley Chief

Almost the entire news cycle for stock markets is devoted to how the trade war has been extremely detrimental for the US economy and that a trade deal could lead to a big rally. To the contrary, one high profile equity strategist is not convinced that the Dow is a buy, or even that Trump’s trade war even matters. Dow Jones’ Biggest Obstacle May Not Be The Trade War Morgan Stanley’s Chief US Equity Strategist and Chief Investment Officer Mike Wilson spoke to CNBC and made his case that the…

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ben askren bitcoin Cryptocurrency News gold Opinion Peter Schiff 

Who Would Win Bitcoin vs. Gold Matchup?

MMA fighter and crypto aficionado Ben Askren has poured fuel onto the flames of the ever-raging argument between bitcoin and gold. Askren recently created a Twitter poll asking one simple question: If you were given $10,000 gift that you couldn’t touch for a decade, what would you rather the gift in – gold, bitcoin, or U.S. Treasury bonds?  Surprisingly, the results came in nearly exactly apportioned, with bitcoin gaining 50%, gold 41%, and, perhaps more predictably, U.S. Treasury bonds with a lowly 9% of the vote. Ben Askren pits BTC,…

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anthony pompliano Cryptocurrency News FinTech News Opinion tokenize us dollar 

The U.S. Must Tokenize the Dollar to Remain Competitive

In a recent interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Anthony Pompliano, the co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital, has argued that the United States must tokenize the dollar to remain competitive in the shifting global financial landscape. Pompliano urged lawmakers to “tokenize the dollar immediately,” asserting that China is in the process of developing a digital yuan, with other countries aiming to soon follow suit. He argues that the status of the U.S. dollar as the global reserve currency is contingent on the currency’s tokenization, warning that if “China has a digital…

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bitcoin Cryptocurrency News Ethereum Opinion ripple 

Is Ripple Decentralized or Not? Blockchain Expert Ends the Debate

Is Ripple decentralized or not? One expert weighs in. | Image: Shutterstock Ripple fans adamantly preach that the cryptocurrency runs on a decentralized network. A quick search of the term “Ripple Decentralized” on Twitter reveals hordes of accounts claiming that “The Standard” is decentralized in nature. Many are even ganging up in an attempt to prove their point. ChardyXBT tweet. | Source: Twitter In addition, the Chief Technology Officer of Ripple Labs, David Schwartz, wrote an article claiming that the XRP Ledger is more decentralized than bitcoin and Ethereum to…

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Market News Opinion stock market 

3 Reasons the Stock Market Could Avoid Record Highs Next Week – CCN.com

Stock markets are on an 8-day gain streak near record highs but there may be hurdles ahead. | Source: AP Photo/Richard Drew, File The U.S. stock market has demonstrated strong momentum as of late with the Dow Jones nearing its record high with a 37-point rise to 27,219 points amidst growing trade deal optimism. The Dow Jones is up by more than 500 points as the U.S. stock market shows recovery (source: Yahoo Finance) While strategists generally remain bullish on the short to medium-term trend of the U.S. equities market…

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Altcoin News Altcoin Price Analysis Binance binance coin Cryptocurrency News Opinion 

Why Binance Coin Is Headlining the Crypto Market Resurgence – CCN Markets

Binance Coin has surged twice as fast as any other cryptocurrency over the past year, including bitcoin. Here’s why BNB is leading the pack. | Source: REUTERS / Darrin Zammit Lupi Binance Coin suffered one of its worst losses this year on May 7th after hackers took off with 7,000 bitcoins. The heist cost cryptocurrency exchange giant Binance a total of $40 million. Four months later, it appears that everyone has forgotten about the security breach. Binance is just as popular as ever, and its proprietary crypto token rallied to…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Analysis Cryptocurrency News Opinion 

Leading Technical Analysis Expert Predicts a Bitcoin Shakeout Before Rally – CCN Markets

The Fear and Greed Index suggests that crypto investors are feaful. In addition, a top analyst believes bitcoin has more downside risk before skyrocketing. | Source: Shutterstock Over the last few weeks, bitcoin has been struggling to stay above $10,000. The bullish steam that pushed the dominant crypto to $13,880 is fading away. Armchair traders are quick to notice the coin’s growing weakness. A pseudonymous trader named Escobar has closed short-term long positions. While doing so, the analyst is also maintaining shorts above $12,000. #Bitcoin 1D TF- Closing short term…

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alex kruger bitcoin etf Cryptocurrency News Grayscale Investments Opinion VanEck 

VanEck’s Quasi Bitcoin ETF Not a Game Changer: Economist – CCN Markets

VanEck plans to launch a bitcoin fund designed for institutional investors that The Wall Street Journal falsely describes as a “limited version of a crypto ETF.” | Source: Shutterstock The bitcoin bulls have wrestled back control of the BTC price, with the leading cryptocurrency barreling for $11,000 once again. While the positive momentum emerged over the weekend, the optimism is no doubt also being fueled by today’s VanEck development. The New York-based investment management firm plans to launch a bitcoin fund, which is designed for “qualified institutional buyers,” that The…

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