Carl Menger: The Nature and Origin of Money

Carl Menger: The Nature and Origin of MoneyIn the early stages of trade, when economizing individuals are only slowly awakening to knowledge of the economic gains that can be derived from exploitation of existing exchange opportunities, their attention is, in keeping with the simplicity of all cultural beginnings, directed only to the most obvious of these opportunities. In considering the goods he […]

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Market Update: Bulls Return, 120 Million Tethers Minted, Bitcoin Halving Looms

Market Update: Bulls Return, 120 Million Tethers Minted, Bitcoin Halving LoomsOn March 20, cryptocurrencies jumped in value erasing some of the losses that took place over the course of the market carnage last week. The entire cryptoconomy gained a quick $39 billion during Thursday and Friday’s trading sessions and global trade volume has spiked significantly as well. As the coronavirus outbreak has been pushing investors […]

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Market Update: Cryptocurrency Market Cap Sheds $90B, Margin Calls Spike, Futures Slide

Market Update: Cryptocurrency Market Cap Shed $90B, Margin Calls Spike, Futures SlideDigital currency markets have been consolidating since Thursday’s massive price drop after more than $90 billion was erased from the cryptoconomy. Crypto markets saw some brief gains on Friday but prices have been meandering just above current support levels. At the moment, traders and crypto proponents face uncertainty amidst the ongoing coronavirus scare and economic […]

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Market Update: Global Economy Jolts Bitcoin, Overall Crypto Cap Loses $50B

Cryptocurrency markets are feeling a lot of pressure on Thursday, March 12, as the entire cryptoconomy has lost over $50 billion during the last three days. Digital asset prices dropped to the lowest levels since May 2019. Moreover, on five derivatives exchanges, more than $2.2 billion leveraged positions were liquidated in the last 24 hours. […]

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Russian Banks Join Chinese Swift – Is the Dollar Era Under Threat?

Is the Dollar Era Under Threat?As a Saudi oil minister once remarked, the Stone Age didn’t end because we ran out of stones. It seems it’s neither the deficit of a tool nor its deficiencies that make it obsolete, but rather the invention of new tools that do the job better. With increasing competition, will the U.S. dollar continue to […]

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Abra Adds Stocks and ETF Investing to Its Cryptocurrency Exchange App

Crypto Wallet and Exchange App Abra Adds Stocks and ETF InvestingAbra has decided to add access to collateralized equities investing. This means that users of the exchange and wallet app in 155 countries will be able to trade on popular U.S. stocks and commodities like gold and even use cryptocurrency to do so. Also Read: The Daily: F1 Team Gets Crypto Sponsor, Dubai Royal Partners […]

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Why a Global Recession Would Be Good for Bitcoin

Macro trends suggest that a global economic crisis could be looming. Worries about a global recession have been fed by the newly published GDP report showing that China grew at its slowest rate last year since 1990. If a global recession were to happen in the future, many believe that cryptocurrencies, bitcoin primarily, would benefit. […]

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