Silver Doesn’t Make the First Cut as a Strategic Metal

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U.S. Department of the Interior Releases Draft of 35 Strategic Minerals. Silver doesn’t make the cut. Yuan denominated oil contract to trade part time when launched. U.S. Oil Production Surging. Hungary Repatriates its Gold (100,000 ounces worth $132m). Trump labels outgoing economic adviser a “Globalist” . U.S. Steel to reopen plant, hire 500 workers due Read More →

Bitcoin is a Dirty Business and the Banksters Want a Piece of the Action

Will the Too Big To Fail Banks Make a Move on Bitcoin? JP Morgan has called Bitcoin a Fraud Goldman Sachs Has an Investment in Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex New! 1oz Silver Bullion Cryptocurrency Rounds .999 Fine! Litecoin Silver Rounds Bitcoin Silver Rounds Ethereum Rounds Monero Silver Rounds ZCash Silver Rounds Ripple Silver Rounds NEO Silver Read More →

Goldman Sachs Backed Entity Buys Cryptocurrency Exchange Poliniex

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Crypto Regulation Cries Increase. Trump Threatens Tariffs. Petro Yawn Coming Soon. Regulatory filings indicate banks identifying Cryptos as a threat. Georgia lawmakers propose that taxes can be paid in Bitcoin.. The Gold Silver Ratio Hovers Around 80:1. New! 1oz Silver Bullion Cryptocurrency Rounds .999 Fine! Litecoin Silver Rounds Bitcoin Silver Rounds Ethereum Rounds Monero Silver Read More →

SEC and CFTC Make Case for Rational Regulation at Senate Virtual Currency Hearings

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Focus is on unregistered Initial Coin Offerings, bad actors. CFTC – Policy must evolve in responsible ways to grow the economy and increase prosperity. SEC -Optimistic re developments in financial technology; should embrace the technology while protecting investors. CFTC overview labels Bitcoin a “Store of Value”. CFTC cite role of Millennials in shaping the digital Read More →

Largest Nordic Bank Pulls a Jamie Dimon on Bitcoin

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U.S. Government reopens. Democrats reject President’s DACA offer. Dollar falls further on Mnuchin comments. 50,000 Strzok/Page texts go missing. Twitter warns users on Russian propaganda. Senator Feinstein and Congressman Schiff:Russian bots behind #ReleaseTheMemo. British Prime Minister vows to “do something” about Bitcoin. George Soros trashes Bitcoin and Trump. Gold and silver rebound. Largest Nordic bank Read More →

U.S. Government Shutdown: Good For Gold Silver & Cryptos?

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U.S. Government shutdown over DACA. Republican Congressmen demand release of classified memo. Cryptos crash and rebound. South Korea catalyst for much of the price movement. Bitcoin regulation concerns move to India. St. Louis Fed Issues Report on Bitcoin. Bundesbank to hold some Yuan in reserves. India considering Scraping 10% import duty. Gold backed ahem Oil Read More →

Bitcoin Ranks Last on the U.K.’s Money Laundering Risk List

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The 2017 UK Treasury National Risk Assessment of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Report Ranks Risks. Cash, banks, accountants, lawyers and other professional service providers pose the highest risks for money laundering. Digital currencies pose the lowest risk for money laundering and terrorist financing. Watch the Video Commentary to “How Does the UK Rank the Read More →

After Cryptocurrencies’ Wild Week – What’s Next?

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What Might Pop the Crypto Bubble? The Great Crypto Crash and Recovery. U.S. Tax reform signed into law – supported only by Republicans. Russia to set up physical gold exchange and to buy more U.S. Dollars. Belarus legalizes Bitcoin, ICOs makes them tax free for five years Russian investigation ensnares Jill Stein. DOJ orders fresh Read More →

Why Litecoin Had an Explosive Week

Alt-Coin, Litecoin Gains Nearly 4x. Ripple and Cardano also see outsized gains. Gold and Silver rebound after Fed rate hike. Tax Reform, likely to pass – Obamacare killer? CFTC/South Korea to Crypto Exchanges: You must have the coins to deliver. CBOE Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, CME Futures Open Tomorrow. St. Louis Fed Touts Negative Interest Read More →

Bitcoin – The Spouting Whale Gets the Harpoon

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Bitcoin Rises to $19,000, Regulators/Greenspan weigh in. Gold, The Industrial Metal? Gold Money selling more Bitcoin than gold or silver. Top bullion dealer Apmex adds Bitcoin as a payment option. Cryptokitties strike the Ethereum blockchain. Yuan Denominated Oil Futures Contract takes Shape- withOUT the Gold. Litecoin Makes a Monster Move Higher. How to buy Litecoin Read More →