Stock Market Rally Proves Rate Cut Would Be a Mistake: Byron Wien

Byron Wien at the start of the year predicted the stock market would advance 15 percent in 2019. Now he says Fed should leave rates alone. | Source: REUTERS/Brendan McDermid By CCN Markets: Wall Street veteran Byron Wien has a reputation as a  prognosticator in the stock market, and so when he makes predictions, you […]

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Israel’s Ministry of Finance Works to Arrange Licenses for Blockchain Companies

The Capital Market Authority is working to quickly arrange licenses for fintech companies in Israel, with the aim of encouraging competition in the local market. As part of this process, dedicated industry teams have been set up, with some of them specializing in blockchain companies and others in fintech companies. There are currently 2,000 different […]

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Blockchain Firm TZero Adds Ravencoin to Supported Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain company tZero added Ravencoin (RVN) to the list of cryptocurrencies supported by its tZero Crypto cryptocurrency wallet and trading app. Ravencoin now supported on the tZero app TZero announced in a press release published on Aug. 20 that Ravencoin will be joining Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) among the cryptocurrencies supported by its trading […]

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Vitalik Buterin: Increasing Transaction Costs Risk Limiting Ethereum Adoption

The increased cost of transacting on the ethereum blockchain is hurting the software’s adoption, says project creator Vitalik Buterin. Speaking with the Toronto Star this week, Butertin suggested projects that are considering whether to build on the technology will likely be butted out as the blockchain is overloaded with transactions, or in his words “almost full.” […]

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Trump Signature Hikes National Debt by $1.7 Trillion

Need another reason to buy bitcoin? Trump just signed a budget agreement that will raise the US national debt by $1.7 trillion. | Source: REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: Donald Trump might not like bitcoin, but he’s doing an excellent job creating the economic conditions in […]

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Crypto Exchange Rokkex Incorporates Ledger Vault to Improve Security

French hardware wallet producer Ledger will provide its asset management system to Estonia-based crypto exchange Rokkex. Cybersecurity-focused exchange Built by Lithuanian cybersecurity and fintech professionals, Rokkex will integrate its trading platform with Ledger’s enterprise wallet management solution Ledger Vault to secure its crypto assets, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 20. […]

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