From Gold to Greenbacks: A Look at the US Dollar’s Devaluation, Manipulation and Militant Backing

228 years ago the U.S. dollar was created and ever since then, the national currency has been both powerful and controversial at the same time. Moreover since 1971, after being backed by precious metals for decades, American dollars have been backed by nothing and estimates say a quarter of the U.S. monetary supply was created […]

German Cannabis Firm Hedges Bitcoin to Protect from Massive Currency Devaluation

German Cannabis Firm Hedges Bitcoin to Protect from Massive Currency DevaluationOn Tuesday, the cannabis firm Synbiotic SE, a publicly-traded company in Germany that’s listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and Xetra, has announced it is leveraging bitcoin to hedge against the euro. Synbiotic’s chief executive officer, Lars Müller explained that the company decided to hedge with the leading crypto asset in order to protect the […]

Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Proposes a National Cryptocurrency but It Won’t Replace the Dollar

Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Proposes a National Cryptocurrency but It Won't Replace the DollarAn Ecuadorian presidential candidate hinted at creating a cryptocurrency in the country as part of its government agenda. Giovanny Andrade said that the national crypto aims to “facilitate” transactions across the country. Crypto Could Be Backed by Gold During an interview with Primicias, Andrade, representing the Union Ecuatoriana party, believes its cryptocurrency idea is a […]