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 →

Cryptocurrencies Being Monitored by the White House

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Cryptocurrencies being “Monitored” By the White House. U.S. Bill to require disclosure of cryptocurrencies considered. Bankers say Bitcoin still too small. Big Four Accounting PWC accepts Bitcoin as payment for its accounting services. ABC Broadcasts Fake News Re Flynn Plea Deal. India Reports Strong Gold and Silver imports for the month of October. Tulip Bubble: Read More →

The Tether Controversy

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Controversy around the Cryptocurrency Tether Abounds Are Tether backed by U.S. Dollars? How Do Tethers come into existence? What is the Connection between Tether and Bitfinex Tether? Bitcoin Pump Facilitator or Liquidity Lifeline for Bitfinex? Watch the Video Commentary to “The Tether Controversy” Watch on BITCHUTE Watch also on Vidme below You can buy Bitcoin, Read More →

It Doesn’t Matter What You or Jamie Dimon Think About Bitcoin

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Bitcoin Blows By $9400. More Cracks in Chinese Markets/Economy Appear. Russia Continues To Add to its Gold Stack. Gold Fund To Invest in Cryptocurrencies. GoldMoney To Open in China. Regulation Favorable to Cryptocurrencies coming in South Korea, Belarus and Bermuda. CryptoHippies Celebrate Futher Rises in Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum. COMEX Bitcoin Futures Coming. BRICS Mull Read More →

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 →