Gold and Bitcoin won’t protect against tyranny, all money is political – Yanis Varoufakis

Gold and Bitcoin won’t protect against tyranny, all money is political – Yanis Varoufakis

Bitcoin and gold won’t protect against geopolitical turmoil, according to Yanis Varoufakis, former Finance Minister of Greece and Secretary-General of MeRA25. “Finding freedom outside of government is a dangerous fantasy,” he said. Varoufakis is also a PhD economist and best-selling author. He spoke with David Lin, Anchor and Producer at Kitco News. CBDCs and Blockchain … Read more

Ethereum could ‘take over everything’, and there won’t be a multi-chain future, says EY’s blockchain leader

Ethereum could ‘take over everything’, and there won’t be a multi-chain future, says EY’s blockchain leader

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we … Read more

This eclipse-like event is why bitcoin could reach $100,000 by next year, says forecaster with a solid record

This eclipse-like event is why bitcoin could reach 0,000 by next year, says forecaster with a solid record

Stocks are settling in for more choppy action, investors continue to consider the Federal Reserve minutes and after Nvidia dropped a warning late Wednesday. But we’re switching away from Wall Street’s tug of war to focus on cryptocurrencies, and a call from the president of macroeconomic research firm Lamoureux & Co., Yves Lamoureux, who has … Read more

This eclipse-like event is why bitcoin could reach $100,000 by next year, says forecaster with a solid record on the crypto

This eclipse-like event is why bitcoin could reach 0,000 by next year, says forecaster with a solid record

Stocks are settling in for more choppy action, investors continue to consider the Federal Reserve minutes and after Nvidia dropped a warning late Wednesday. But we’re switching away from Wall Street’s tug of war to focus on cryptocurrencies, and a call from the president of macroeconomic research firm Lamoureux & Co., Yves Lamoureux, who has … Read more

Crypto Might Have an Insider Trading Problem

Crypto Might Have an Insider Trading Problem

Public data suggests that several anonymous crypto investors profited from inside knowledge of when tokens would be listed on exchanges. Over six days last August, one crypto wallet amassed a stake of $360,000 worth of Gnosis coins, a token tied to an effort to build blockchain-based prediction markets. On the seventh day, Binance—the world’s largest … Read more

Bitcoin records 7 consecutive weeks of losses. Could it turn around?

Ethereum could ‘take over everything’, and there won’t be a multi-chain future, says EY’s blockchain leader

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we … Read more

The Cryptocurrency Crash Is Great News For The Rest of The World. Here’s Why

The Cryptocurrency Crash Is Great News For The Rest of The World.  Here’s Why

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin were meant to be used as digital cash. Instead, they’ve become popular as speculative investments. As well as being resource-intensive and inherently wasteful, cryptocurrencies are also incredibly volatile. Prices for the largest cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum, have both dropped by over 55 percent in six months, leading some to suggest that regulation … Read more

Earth Crash Sharpens Washington’s Attention on Crypto Regulations

Earth Crash Sharpens Washington’s Attention on Crypto Regulations

The collapse of the stablecoin TerraUSD USTUSD, +1.40% has made waves in Washington, attracting the attention of the nation’s top policymakers and adding urgency to an ongoing debate in Congress about cryptocurrency regulation. At its peak in early May, TerraUSD, also known by its ticker UST, was the third most popular stablecoin, with a market … Read more

15 stocks that have fallen at least 33% but by these measures are still standouts in their sectors

15 stocks that have fallen at least 33% but by these measures are still standouts in their sectors

During a year in which more than half of the stocks in the S&P 500 Index have declined 10% or more, you have probably seen the term “oversold” being bandied about. But what does oversold really mean? It means you think a stock has dropped too much, based on some quality you expect to fuel … Read more