CME Group, Owner of COMEX, Says Bitcoin is a Store of Value

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The CME Group has a pending application with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to list a Bitcoin futures contract. Start up Ledger X began trading Bitcoin futures as the first US regulated cryptocurrency exchange last month. The CME Group says its their turn comparing Bitcoin to Gold. Also watch the video companion to this Read More →

Bitcoin Derivative Trading Has Arrived

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Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives Platform Launches. LedgerX, the First Federally Regulated Cryptocurrency Clearing House and Exchange is Open for Business. During LedgerX’s first week soft launch over $1 million worth of cryptocurrency swaps and options were traded. From October 18- 21, Bitcoin rose from $5,150 to $6,150, while most alt coins, like Litecoin fell. Correlation or Read More →

GoldMoney, Sharps Pixley Join Crypto Craze

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Gold Money to Sell/Store Cryptos, Sharps Pixley to Accept Bitcoin for Bullion Sales. U.S. Ramps Up Pressure on Venezuela. IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Talks Positively About Cryptocurrencies. Un Sourced Gold Backed Yuan Story Continues to Make the Rounds. Japan Issues Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses. Video Commentary to “Gold Money, Sharps Pixley Join Crypto Craze” Watch on Read More →

IMF Head Lagarde Touts Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

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IMF Head Christine Lagard speaking at Bank of England conference touted advantages of cryptocurrencies. Largard urged policy makers not to dismiss virtual currencies as they may give “existing currencies and monetary policy a run for their money”. Lagarde hinted the SDR might have an interesting future life. Lagard suggested digital currencies could potentially join the Read More →

Are Crypto Exchanges About To Go De-Centralized?

Cryptocurrencies: Decentralized Products on Centralized Exchanges. China’s crackdown on crypto exchanges highlights the issue with centralized crypto exchanges. Decentralized crypto exchanges, like local bitcoins gain favor after China’s crackdown. Atomic Swaps bypass exchanges altogether. Watch the video companion to this blog post on Bitchute Also watch on Vidme and You tube below Centralized vs Decentralized Read More →

The Cashless and China Conspiracies

Is Bitcoin a gateway to a casheless society? Was getting libertarians and gold bugs, the groups most likely to oppose a cashless society, to embrace and promote bitcoin, part of the plan? Does Bitcoin promotion accomplish moving capital from gold and silver and dilute the sound money message and divide the sound money advocates? Was Read More →

Cryptocurrency Status in Turmoil – What’s Next?

China Bans Initial Coin Offerings. China rumoured to close cryptocurrency exchanges. Russia and Malaysia add to warnings on ICOs. Russia looks to regulate crytpocurrencies. Canadian Regulators Approve Bitcoin Fund. More holes in the Chinese-gold backed Yuan denomminated oil contract story. Gold and silver rise again. Video Commentary to “Cryptocurrency Status in Turmoil – What’s Next?” Read More →

Report: China Planning Gold Backed Chinese Yuan as Payment for Oil

Nikkei Asian Review Claims China Preparing Gold-Backed Yuan Oil Payment Proposal. Hurricane Harvey swamps Houston. World War II Bomb to be detonated near German Bundesbank where nation’s gold is held. Gold and Silver Post Strong Gains. Cryptos Soar; Bitcoin Reached $5,000; Litecoin closed in on $100. Video Commentary to “CHINA PLANNING GOLD-BACKED CHINESE YUAN AS Read More →

The Bubble is In ICO’s not Bitcoin & Litecoin

Cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Litecoin are less prone to bubble valuations than ICOs. In a gold rush pick and shovel sellers often make more than the gold prospectors. In the crypto gold rush Ethereum and Bitcoin are both pick and shovel sellers and gold themselves. Watch the Video Companion to this blog post “The Bubble is Read More →

Explaining The Rise of Bitcoin & Litecoin vs. Gold

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Extremely Limited Supply and Strong Demand for Bitcoin and Litecoin Boosts Price. Much larger supply of gold than Bitcoin or Litecoin and additional supply via paper gold derivatives and gold pools further dilutes upward price pressure on gold that may be created by increased demand. Bitcoin is up nearly 700% over the past twelve months, Read More →