Economics

  • by Tyler Durden
    No Internet, No Problem. Venezuela Gets Bitcoin Satellite Node Tyler Durden Sat, 09/26/2020 – 18:05 Authored by Jose Antonio Lanz via Decrypt.co, In brief Venezuela deployed its first Bitcoin satellite node. It allows for a node on the ground to receive Bitcoin transaction details from a Blockstream satellite without internet. Venezuela has poor internet connectivity. […]
  • by Tyler Durden
    Bank of America Issues $2 Billion Bond To Fight "Race Inequality" Tyler Durden Sat, 09/26/2020 – 17:40 In our bizarro world in which the Fed, having failed at sparking wage inflation (and is now hiding behind the semantic construct of Average Inflation Targeting which gives it leeway to keep rates at zero for decades to […]
  • by Tyler Durden
    The Supply Chain Is Broken And Food Shortages Are Here Tyler Durden Sat, 09/26/2020 – 17:15 Authored by Robert Wheeler via The Organic Prepper, If you are a reader of this site, you might be more interested in the food supply chain than most, at least when things are good. So, if you have been […]
  • by Tyler Durden
    Amy Coney Barrett Picked By Trump As U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Tyler Durden Sat, 09/26/2020 – 16:50 President Trump is set to announce his nominee for the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death last week. And, as previously reported, Trump has picked Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett was considered a finalist […]
  • by Tyler Durden
    In Unprecedented Reversal, Nasdaq Shorts Hit Second Highest Ever Tyler Durden Sat, 09/26/2020 – 16:35 On Friday we pointed out that one week after one of the biggest inflows into stock funds on record – when retail traders furiously BTFD in hopes the market's upward momentum would accelerate – speculators hit a brick wall and […]
  • by Tyler Durden
    Taibbi: Revenge Of The Money Launderers Tyler Durden Sat, 09/26/2020 – 16:20 Authored by Matt Taibbi via taibbi.substack.com, On December 11, 2012, U.S. Justice Department officials called a press conference in Brooklyn. The key players were once and future bank lawyer Lanny Breuer (disguised at the time as Barack Obama’s Assistant Attorney General in charge […]
  • by Tyler Durden
    NJ State Legislature Passes Ban On Paper Bags, Foam Food-Containers, And Plastic Straws Tyler Durden Sat, 09/26/2020 – 15:55 In addition to joining New York in some type of weird social experiment to see how high taxes can get before you drive all of your state's citizens elsewhere, New Jersey has also decided to now ban […]
  • by Tyler Durden
    Should Billionaires Exist? Tyler Durden Sat, 09/26/2020 – 15:30 Authored by Bradley Thomas via The Mises Institute, A mantra popularized by Bernie Sanders and like-minded progressives declares “billionaires should not exist.” The statement serves as both a declaration of the "immorality" of wealth inequality as well as a justification for steep confiscatory taxes on wealth favored by […]
  • by Osato Avan-Nomayo
    With yield chasing and liquidity mining on decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms being the current crypto craze, Qtum (QTUM) is offering a more robust value earning mechanism via offline staking without any significant risks to user funds. Offline staking on Qtum follows a major protocol upgrade at the end of August. With Ethereum (ETH) 2.0 still […]
  • by Kane Pepi
    If you’re looking to trade digital currencies from the comfort of your home, you’ll need to ensure that you are using a platform that comes jam-packed with tools, insights, and of course – competitive fees and commissions. With that said, seasoned traders will often make use of several exchanges to access specific markets and pairs, […]
  • by Nicholas Say
    AAX exchange is stepping into the crypto markets and providing a professional platform that anyone could explore and get used to trading crypto with security, performance, and integrity. Founded in 2018 by an experienced team led by CEO Thor Chan, AAX was one of the first exchanges to enter the market after cryptos saw a big […]
  • by William M. Peaster
    One commonly overlooked area of decentralized finance? Decentralized advertising. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t DeFi advertising projects already offering interesting solutions in the here and now. One such project is AdEx (ADX). A decentralized advertising network that focuses on ethical and private ads, AdEx has been around for years but has recently doubled down […]
  • by William M. Peaster
    Non-fungible tokens are tokenized media (think art, videos, and beyond) that trade atop blockchains like Ethereum, namely in NFT marketplaces like OpenSea and Rarible. These special tokens provide provenance and ownership around digital assets to an extent that’s never been possible before. This year, Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) sector has rapidly heated up, yet in […]
  • by William M. Peaster
    Decentralized finance, or DeFi, has exploded atop the Ethereum blockchain this year. In doing so, the sector’s top apps, like trading protocols Uniswap and Curve, have never been more used or popular. In recent months, this DeFi boom has been rapidly accelerated by the arrival of the new hit “yield farming” phenomenon. But what is […]
  • by Siamak Masnavi
    On Thursday (September 24), independent and non-profit entity XRP Ledger Foundation announced that it had just launched and that its mission is “to accelerate the development and adoption of the decentralized XRP Ledger.” […]
  • by Siamak Masnavi
    On Thursday (September 24), American economist and well-known cryptocurrency and blockchain critic Dr. Nouriel Roubini (aka “Dr. Doom”), who calls himself an expert in asset bubbles, fired shots at decentralized finance (DeFi). Professor Roubini teaches […]
  • by Michael Lavere
    Christie’s New York auction house is featuring a piece of bitcoin-themed artwork that represents a portion of the protocol’s original launch code.
  • by Francisco Memoria
    In a rare and coordinated effort, Chinese state-owned media have highlighted cryptocurrencies’ performance so far this year, pointed out cryptoassets were this year’s top-performing investment. The country’s top broadcaster, China Central Television (CCTV), […]
  • by Siamak Masnavi
    On Friday (September 25), Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, spoke at this year’s Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) explained the importance of blockchain technology to micro-blogging platform Twitter. Oslo Freedom Forum […]
  • by Siamak Masnavi
    On Saturday (September 26), Singapore-based crypto exchange KuCoin suffered a security breach, as the result of which a part of the cryptoassets in the exchange’s hot wallets were stolen. According to KuCoin Global […]
  • by W. E. Messamore
    YouTube Yanks Ron Paul Covid-19 Video for Bucking WHO on Virus CCN.com – News & Blazing Op-Eds YouTube removed a video from Ron Paul's channel for questioning the WHO on the Covid pandemic, […]
  • by William Worrall
    Where Are the Sonic Games at Tokyo Game Show 2020? CCN.com – News & Blazing Op-Eds 2020 was going to be an exciting year for Sonic fans, but that excitement has turned to […]
  • by Thomas Bardwell
    Ubisoft Creative Auteur’s Exit Renews Toxic Workplace Controversy CCN.com – News & Blazing Op-Eds Former Beyond Good & Evil 2 creative director Michel Ancel's departure from Ubisoft clouded by accusations of toxic management […]
  • by Thomas Bardwell
    Can Amazon Luna Succeed Where Google Stadia Failed? CCN.com – News & Blazing Op-Eds With a strong model, impressive technical infrastructure, and a low bar of entry, Luna looks set to thrive where […]
  • by Andrew Packer
    Barclays Foolishly Upgrades Cruise Stocks, Even With Bankruptcy Risk CCN.com – News & Blazing Op-Eds Cruise line companies were upgraded by Barclays ahead of a potential opening of the sector. However, the industry […]
  • by Max Moeller
    DrDisrespect Proves His Ignorance With Next-Gen Console Opinion CCN.com – News & Blazing Op-Eds Popular streamer DrDisrespect has spewed an ignorant view on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X to his fans […]
  • by Aubrey Hansen
    Why Has Bill Clinton Not Been ‘Canceled’ Like Prince Andrew? CCN.com – News & Blazing Op-Eds In an era of cancel culture that sees individuals shot down for next to nothing, why hasn't […]
  • by Travis Pulver
    Kyler Murray Is Looking Like This Year’s Lamar Jackson CCN.com – News & Blazing Op-Eds Two weeks into the 2020 NFL season Kyler Murray is starting to draw comparisons to Lamar Jackson. Will […]