Liquid Gold vs Digital Gold: Why Bitcoin Beats Oil in the Current Climate

Liquid Gold vs Digital Gold: Why Bitcoin Beats Oil in the Current ClimateExtreme volatility. Sudden loss of value. A purported store of value. An economic hedge. An alternative to gold. On the face of it, bitcoin and oil have a lot in common. Both markets have been buffeted by the covid-19 economic downturn, but while bitcoin has stabilized, oil keeps plummeting. What does “digital gold” have that […]

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How Long Will the Market Downturn Last?

How Long Will the Market Downturn Last?When will normality return? How long till global markets recover and bitcoin resumes the bull run it was teasing at before the coronavirus materialized? These are questions that all investors are pondering as the epidemic wreaks havok on gold, oil, stocks and – up until March 19 – on bitcoin itself. BTC is up 20% […]

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Maduro Orders Venezuelan Bank Closures Amid Coronavirus Scare

Maduro Orders Venezuelan Bank Closures Amid Coronavirus ScareIn order to combat the coronavirus outbreak in Venezuela, President Nicolás Maduro has ordered the entire country to quarantine themselves. With an inflation rate that rises more than 10,000% per year, the country’s citizens have already been dealing with economic turmoil. Maduro has also shut down the national banking system and regional authorities banned gasoline […]

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Federal Reserve Considers Creating a Separate Entity for Cash Injections

Federal Reserve Considers Creating a Separate Entity for Cash InjectionsWhile American President Donald Trump wages war with Iran, the U.S. Federal Reserve has continued to inject fresh capital into the hands of private banks by giving them $100 billion in overnight and 14-day repos on Tuesday. The same day, Rabobank strategist Philip Marey predicted the central bank will reduce interest rates to zero in […]

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