Bitcoin

Bitcoin Price is Having its Best Month in Years

In 2020, the next Bitcoin halving will take place. Increasingly over the coming months, this will become discussed on internet forums, social media, and at conferences. The current bullish cycle we see, even if shortlived, is most likely a sign of what’s to come throughout the rest of 2019 and 2020 due to the halving […]

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Brexit Leads to Record Losses For Pound Sterling

With Brexit still looming over the UK, and the end of Theresa May’s leadership putting the country in yet another stage of transition, the pound has endured its longest losing streak against the euro since the creation of the latter currency 20 years ago. In recent weeks, the sterling has recorded its steepest losses ever […]

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Facebook Plans Cryptocurrency Amid CrossFit, Fake Accounts, and Pelosi Controversies

While social media giant Facebook is reportedly moving forward with its own cryptocurrency, controversy surrounds the social networking platform this weekend. CrossFit, which refers to itself as a lifestyle characterized by safe, effective exercise and sound nutrition, has removed its accounts from Facebook and Instagram, calling Facebook “utopian socialists”. Meanwhile, a video manipulated to make […]

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Bitcoin

Here’s What Tony Robbins Actually Thinks About Bitcoin

The folks over at Robbins Research International – the website for Tony Robbins – recently penned a piece on Bitcoin. We thought we’d break down some of the advice which appeared first on the acclaimed investor’s blog. The piece first defines bitcoin. “It is a digital system of (non-physical) ‘tokens’ which have an ascribed value […]

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Finance

U.S. Imposes Sanctions Against Iran Financial Network

The U.S sanctioned a network of Iranian companies worth billions on Tuesday, including banks and funds accused of financing the country’s paramilitary apparatus. Washington’s move increases pressure on Tehran, sending a message to governments and companies still working with Iran to stop or face penalties. The U.S.’s goal in targeting the Basij militia’s financing network, […]

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Economy | Politics

Another Cold War Is Inevitable, This Time With China

A cold war in the 21st-century seemed unlikely… until now. Tariffs by the United States on $200 billion worth of Chinese products and retaliatory tariffs by China on $60 billion worth of American goods went into effect on Monday. While the United States and China are competing for global supremacy, they maintain mutual agreements to […]

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Finance | Politics

Argentine President Says “There’s No Chance Argentina Will Default” With Increased IMF Credit

Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina, stated that a revamped arrangement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will help boost investor confidence in the country after a financial crisis forced South America’s second-largest market to a recession. “We are working with the IMF and we are going to present something that will bring confidence,” Macri said. […]

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