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Why Are Bitcoin and Avocado Prices Eerily Mirroring Each Other?

We’ve seen the correlation between avocado and bitcoin prices before. So do Trump’s new measures against Mexico indicate a ‘buy’ signal? Looking at...

Emilio Janus | Jun 01, 2019 | 09:00
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Bitcoin

As Trump Threatens the ‘End of Iran’ Its People Flock to Bitcoin

Thanks to Trump, Iran is between a rock and a hard place. As US sanctions squeeze the country tighter, inflation rises, and war drums echo in the distance, its people are flocking to...

Christina Comben | May 20, 2019 | 09:00
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Bitcoin

Trump May Affect Bitcoin Price With Herman Cain Pick

Trump is recommending Herman Cain for one of two vacant seats on the Fed Board. The man who advocates a return to the gold standard could undermine Bitcoin price in the short-term as...

Christina Comben | Apr 05, 2019 | 06:00
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Ron Paul Admonishes Fed, Comes out Against Crypto Taxes in New Blog...

Former US Congressman Ron Paul believes that tax-free cryptocurrencies may help navigate the economy past recession. Paul, the consummate libertarian and eternal critic of the Federal...

Danny Scopelliti | Oct 30, 2018 | 21:00
Trump Trade War Tariffs Compound Bitmain IPO Woes
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Trump Trade War Tariffs Compound Bitmain IPO Woes

Bitmain’s beleaguered IPO faces further challenges as the latest Trump tariffs hit mining hardware. The situation is also likely to affect planned IPOs by Canaan and Ebang...

Emilio Janus | Oct 16, 2018 | 21:00
White House Considers Ripple as a Foil to China's Bitcoin Dominance
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White House Considers Ripple as a Foil to China’s Bitcoin...

Ripple is certainly divisive, seeming to catalyze an equal number of naysayers as it maintains influential fans. According to Chief Market Strategist, Cory Johnson, those fans may also...

Emilio Janus | Oct 16, 2018 | 17:00
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U.S. Senate Candidate Vows to Speak with President Trump About...

Ross Ulbricht could have a powerful voice advocating for his freedom if U.S. Senate Candidate Eric Brakey is elected. Cruel and Unusual Punishment? Ross Ulbricht, the founder of Silk...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 08, 2018 | 09:00
Silicon Valley Philanthropists Dig Deep into their Crypto Wallets during Fundraising Event
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Bitcoin is Making Currency Manipulation Difficult for Central Banks

Bitcoin was largely created as a means of undermining the control of governments and traditional financial institutions. Now, the dominant cryptocurrency by market capitalization is...

Adam James | Mar 31, 2018 | 10:00
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Venezuela’s Petro Now Purchasable with Foreign Fiat

Last month, Venezuela became the first country to issue its own cryptocurrency with the launch of the purportedly oil-backed Petro. Now, the digital currency is available for purchase...

Adam James | Mar 25, 2018 | 04:45
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Berkeley Hopes to Tackle Homelessness with Its Own Cryptocurrency

In an effort to stick it to the man and reduce its reliance on federal funding under the Trump administration, the city of Berkeley plans on issuing its own cryptocurrency...

Adam James | Feb 09, 2018 | 11:30
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Asked to Provide a Clearer Cryptocurrency Tax Framework
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Cryptocurrency Investors Lose Major Tax Break Under New U.S. Tax Code

The new U.S. tax code amends IRC Section 1031 (a)(1) regarding “like kind exchanges,” excluding all cryptocurrencies from a previous legal loophole and making all cryptocurrency...

Matthew Neuteboom | Dec 25, 2017 | 15:30

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