Bloomberg reports that historically, commodities have not performed well as an asset class. Equities have drastically outpaced commodities in terms of long-term investment gains. However, commodities are exceptionally good for traders due to their high volatility. Because prices tend to swing rapidly in a short period of time, traders stand to...
Panos Mourdoukoutas, Professor at LIU Post in New York and Columbia University, recently wrote that venture capital firms and investors are eyeing several leading digital currencies. He placed particular emphasis on the participation of venture capital in several Ethereum-based ICOs. On July 7, Cointelegraph reported that some Bitcoin and Blockchain startups had begun to...
Ethereum Classic, the fifth largest cryptocurrency, emerged as the strongest performer among the currencies with over $1 billion in market capitalization in the last 24- and 7-day periods, according to coinmarketcap.com. In the last seven days, it posted a 9.35-point gain when all the other billion dollar players lost...
PRAGUE, Czech Republic — W3C Gateway SE, an emerging financial services provider, is confirmed to launch its own merchant services and payment card to its clients before the end of 2017. W3C, which is creating 200 billion digital coins, has raised as $2 million through the crowd-sale within 24 hours, said CEO Juri Vasselli. Juri...
Australia's latest national budget eliminates goods-and-services tax (GST) on bitcoin purchases. The cut, announced today by the Australian Department of the Treasury, brings an end to a years-long controversy over the way consumers faced the prospect of paying double GST when first buying, then spending digital currencies. The government began looking into the matter in...
The market cap of all digital currencies just surpassed $42 billion, up $4 billion in just one day from $38 billion as interest in this space continues to reach new highs almost daily. Everything is up. 10%, 20%, 30%, everything is green. But there’s something interesting. You see that sort...
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Ripple, the only Blockchain payments provider with proven commercial deployments, announced today the addition of 10 new customers to its growing global network. These financial institutions include MUFG,BBVA, SEB, Akbank, Axis Bank, YES BANK, SBI Remit, Cambridge Global Payments, Star One Credit Union and eZforex.com, representing some of the...
In the two years that have passed since the Ethereum Blockchain’s genesis block, numerous decentralized applications (dApps) have created Ethereum smart contracts for peer-to-peer exchange. With hundreds of tokens and services on the Blockchain, the need for an open protocol to enable liquid exchange is as critical as Internet...
The banker who helped give the world credit-default swaps wants to upend finance again—this time with the code that powers bitcoin. Blythe Masters, here with her dogs in her Manhattan townhouse, left JPMorgan last year and has become CEO of a software startup. Photographer: Guzman/Bloomberg Markets by Edward Robinson and Matthew Leising August 31, 2015, 8:00...