A Majority of Economists Believe the US is Headed for Recession in 2021

In a recent survey, most business economists believe the U.S. will fall into recession by 2021. Days after the market euphoria over a ceasefire in the ongoing trade war between China and the U.S., a new study has suggested that things might not really be so rosy for the U.S. economy moving forward. In fact, […]

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Bitcoin Lightning Tech Expands Beyond Invoices in Step Toward Better UX

Bitcoin’s lightning network has taken a big step toward a better user experience courtesy of new work by one of its principal open-source developers. Widely believed to be the key to helping the cryptocurrency reach a mainstream audience by pushing it to handle millions of transactions, lightning still has a lot of work ahead of it. […]

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$1 Trillion Fund of Norway Bought the Dow Jones Dip, Indicator of Strong Short-Term Outlook

At the end of December 2018 and throughout the past two months, Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund has continuously bought the Dow Jones dip, acquiring $22 billion in equities in companies like Apple, Microsoft, and Alphabet as share prices cratered. Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund has aggressively expanded its portfolio over the years. | Source: nbim.io Although […]

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How the Coming Constantinople Hard Fork Could Stir Up Ether Markets

Ether price volatility could spike in the days ahead, courtesy of an upcoming ethereum upgrade scheduled for Thursday. The Constantinople hard fork, a planned two-part upgrade to the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, is scheduled to occur once block 7,280,000 on the ethereum blockchain is mined. At the time of writing, ether’s block height is 7,272,826, meaning the […]

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Ripple Appears to Violate Coinbase Crypto Listing Framework

Coinbase announced the listing of Ripple (XRP) on Coinbase Pro yesterday. The massive-supply token saw a significant price rise on the news. However, as first identified by Diar, Coinbase’s listing of the bank-friendly coin appears to violate its own Digital Asset Framework, which outlines requirements which cryptocurrency assets must meet prior to their listing on […]

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