Crypto Exchanges Need Common Messaging to Comply With Travel Rule

Leah Callon-Butler, a CoinDesk columnist, is the director of Emfarsis, a consulting firm focused on the role of technology in advancing economic development in Asia. Done right, international standards are something we can take for granted.  Very few have been caught marveling at the magic of withdrawing cash from an ATM that isn’t owned by […]

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How to Time the Stock Market Crash We All Know is Looming

Even the bulls are wary that this stock rally can continue forever. While timing a crash is tricky business, analysts say these three signposts could foreshadow a downturn. For now, stocks are expected to march higher, but in today’s jittery environment, even the slightest misstep could tip the scales. We’ve watched the market climb impossibly […]

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No, Concentration Among Miners Isn’t Going to Break Bitcoin

CoinDesk columnist Hasu is a pseudonymous crypto researcher publishing analysis for Deribit Insights and his personal blog. A recent TokenAnalyst report claims a single entity could be in control of around 50 percent of bitcoin’s hashrate. The observation is based on the fact that five large mining pools have launched a new cloud mining service […]

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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, […]

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Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital to Launch Bitcoin Fund

After Wednesday’s crypto crash that left bitcoin trading at the $7,500 level, many investors never thought they’d see this kind of buying opportunity again. Now market leaders are predicting that the BTC price could have further to fall before regaining its upward momentum alongside improving fundamentals, which if they’re right could play out before the […]

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The Real Reason Gold Is Surging, and Why It Won’t Stop

Geopolitics, monetary policy and a slowing economy have all been cited as primary factors behind gold’s bullish breakout in 2019. While these catalysts cannot be discounted, the real reason gold is surging and why it will continue to do so is the trend in real interest rates relative to inflation. Only by understanding this relationship […]

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