US Might Have Already Lost Crypto Innovation Race

As U.S. lawmakers wrestle with what to do with Facebook’s Libra, they are being forced to confront another digital currency that they’ve been trying to avoid like the plague – bitcoin. Unfortunately, the longer lawmakers wait, the more left behind the U.S. becomes as crypto innovation goes elsewhere. Even Facebook chose Switzerland for its Libra …

Dow’s Record Rally Speeds to the Brink After Trump Shocks Markets

The Dow and broader U.S. stock market drifted lower Tuesday after President Trump warned that the trade war with China still has “a long way to go” before reaching its desired conclusion. Dow Under Pressure; S&P 500 Halts Five-Day Win Streak All three of Wall Street’s major benchmarks were under pressure during afternoon trade, mirroring …

Bitcoin Still ‘Wildly Bullish’ Despite Sharp Recent Retreat, Experts Say

Despite the recent fall of Bitcoin, experts have not yet abandoned their bullish sentiment. In fact, it seems that current events have only served to reinforce this perception. While it is true that bitcoin experienced a sharp drop, breaking essential supports for swing and day traders, in a long term vision it is possible that …

The Bitcoin Price Surged Because Mnuchin Made This Crucial Remark

The bitcoin price surged to an intraday high on Monday after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made a crucial comment during his surprise press conference on cryptocurrency regulation. Bitcoin Price Shoots to Daily High During Mnuchin Press Conference The flagship cryptocurrency, which traded down after Mnuchin referred to it as a “national security issue,” suddenly …

The Best Crypto Industry Reaction to Trump’s Bitcoin-Bashing Tweet

Donald Trump weighed in on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, predictably on Twitter, last week. It wasn’t very positive, to say the least. Trump said he’s “not a fan” of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Then he listed the typical objections people like Paul Krugman and Nouriel Roubini have made. Trump also took a shot at Libra, Facebook’s disruptive …

Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

It’s no secret that foes of the United States – including Venezuela, Iran, Russia, and China – are experimenting with cryptocurrency technology as they seek to render their economies immune to crippling US sanctions. However, a new study from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) exposes the lengths to which these rogue nations are …

China’s Illegal Crypto Mining Crackdown Could Ignite a Bitcoin Price Rally

Besides fat-fingered whales, the other species HODLers should learn to fear are large-scale Bitcoin miners whose electricity cost is zero. The reason? Their break-even point is low enough to depress the fair market value of the Bitcoin price, dashing the asset’s seven-figure ambitions. Just this week, Chinese police busted a gang of Bitcoin miners that …