If You Listened to Nouriel Roubini in 2013, You Lost Out 108x Return on Bitcoin

Nouriel Roubini, a professor at Stern School and a widely recognized economist, has condemned the crypto and Bitcoin industry, falsely characterized Ethereum as a scam, and described builders in the blockchain space as “greedy kids” looking to print money out of nowhere. If investors listened to the advice of Roubini in 2013, they would have … [Read more…]

Major Exchanges are Delisting Coins as some Platforms Begin to Falter

Although crypto values have remained relatively stable for several weeks, overall activity across the crypto space continues to grow rapidly. Development is at an all time high, and more of the general public is developing an interest in crypto investment. Not surprisingly, exchanges are beginning to place a greater degree of scrutiny on crypto platforms, … [Read more…]

Africa in the news: South African finance minister steps down and Cameroon’s elections

By Nirav Patel South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns On Thursday, South African finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigned. The resignation follows a string of allegations connecting Nene with the Guptas, a wealthy South African family that repeatedly finds itself in the purview of political scandals. This controversy emerges at a time when Cyril Ramaphosa, … [Read more…]

Microsoft Releases White Paper, Plans to Utilize Blockchain to Create Platform for Decentralized IDs

Microsoft is rolling out blockchain solutions for decentralized identities (DID) that are designed to protect the digital identity of consumers. In a white paper released this week, the company says, “Each of us needs a digital identity we own, one which securely and privately stores all elements of our digital identity. The self-owned identity must … [Read more…]

Ethereum Creator Vitalik Buterin and Nouriel Roubini Planning Live Debate on Cryptocurrency

Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin and global economist Nouriel Roubini are working out the details for a live debate about cryptocurrencies. Forbes senior editor Laura Shin, who first invited the two to a debate on her podcast Unchained: Big Ideas From the Worlds of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, was instantly dismissed by Roubini who called her a … [Read more…]

Crypto News Flash: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple and XRP, Tron (TRX), Monero (XMR)

From a new mainstream chapter for Bitcoin to a multi-billion dollar tease at Tron, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin Bitcoin’s mainstream popularity has now spread to the children’s book series Goosebumps. The discovery was made on Reddit, through an image of the book Haunted Halloween: Movie … [Read more…]

The Value of a Trading Tribe

“It is better to move to action through inspiration rather than desperation” – Dr. Brett Steenbarger Today’s article stems from a simple question which stems from my experience in helping traders. Most people I help have been trying to find a solid trading system for some amount of time (years in many cases) and start … [Read more…]

Video: Forex Trading Opportunities for the Week Ahead 15 October 18

Here is the video version of our Forex trading opportunities for the week ahead. Please go here for the written summary: Forex Trading Opportunities for the week ahead About the Author Sam Eder is a currency trader and author of the Definitive Guide to Developing a Winning Forex Trading System and the Advanced Forex Course for Smart Traders (get … [Read more…]

Former Trump Aide and Goldman Sachs Exec Gary Cohn Joins Blockchain Startup

Gary Cohn, a former chief economic aide to President Trump and president of Goldman Sachs, will join the blockchain startup Spring Labs as an advisor, Bloomberg reports. More: Gary Cohn is joining blockchain startup Spring Labs as an adviser https://t.co/pkatTjrJ3O — Bloomberg (@business) October 12, 2018 Joining the Board Spring Labs plans to utilize the … [Read more…]