Record-Breaking U.S. Economy Has A Massive Recession Deficit – Here’s Why

A soaring U.S. budget deficit is proof the economy is not well, the chief global strategist of a major investment broker warned this week. He predicted the Great Recession in multiple cable news appearances from 2006 – 2007 when others were wildly bullish. Even if all is well, for now, wild deficit growth during economic …

Trump’s Mental Health, Not Impeachment, Could Be His Undoing: Professor

Trump’s mental health has been the focus for many over the past week as impeachment proceedings dragged on. While he’s unlikely to be ousted from the White House over the Ukraine scandal, his letter to Nancy Pelosi could contribute to another effort to strip him of his title. A Yale psychiatrist says as Trump’s colleague, …

Bitcoin to Shine Once Liquidity Crisis Gets Triggered

The global dollar shortage is a looming crisis that doesn’t get much media attention. Instead, we keep hearing about the trade war and the seesawing stock market but almost nobody talks about the biggest problem that overshadows them all. There’s a shortage of dollars in the global financial system. China, one of the countries that …

Many Widely-Followed Traders are Bullish on Ripple Against Bitcoin

Ripple has been deteriorating in bear territory for most of 2019 against bitcoin. The third-largest cryptocurrency is down by over 63% year-to-date. The deep dive has driven many traders to take a bearish stance on the XRP/BTC pair. A trader seeing a massive XRP dump. | Source: Twitter Nevertheless, the widely-followed accounts on Crypto Twitter …

Mark Cuban’s Bizarre Bitcoin Rant Includes Baseball Cards and Bananas

Tech billionaire and Shark Tank personality Mark Cuban launched a savage takedown of bitcoin in a Wired video this weekend. He reeled off a list of well-trodden criticisms of the cryptocurrency, comparing it to baseball cards and slamming its ‘lack of intrinsic value.’ In a truly bizarre statement, he said he’d rather own bananas than …

Microsoft Stock Blows Away Critics With Huge Buyback Plan – CCN.com

Quick, guess the world’s most valuable company? Apple, Facebook, Google? It’s none of those. Instead, Microsoft has claimed the title. The software giant is now worth $1.1 trillion, narrowly edging out Apple for the top spot. And Microsoft’s lead is likely to grow in the coming days. That’s because the company just announced a huge …

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 …