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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Covid-19 Economy Fuels Faith in Crypto: Trust In Bitcoin Over Banks Increased 3X Since 2017

Covid-19 Economy Fuels Faith in Crypto: Trust In Bitcoin Over Banks Increased 3X Since 2017The market research organization, The Tokenist, recently published a report called “Comparing Public Bitcoin Adoption Rates in 2020 vs 2017.” The study’s findings give a comprehensive look at the cryptocurrency ecosystem between 2017 and now. The researchers’ survey shows that since the post-Covid-19 economy is setting in, trust in bitcoin has grown 29% in the […]

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While the Global Economy Shudders, Andreessen Horowitz ‘Excited’ to Invest $500M Into the Crypto Industry

The private venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has announced the company is investing $515 million into the cryptocurrency industry. The firm says its “excited” to bolster crypto networks and businesses. Further, the company hopes to strengthen ideas like next-generation payments, a modern store of value, decentralized finance, content monetization, and Web 3.0 concepts. Andreessen […]

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Gold and Bitcoin Markets Tested, While Central Banks Try to Quell Stock Market Rout

Gold and Bitcoin Markets Tested, While Central Banks Try to Quell Stock Market RoutCentral banks worldwide have been bracing for the worst, as the global economy has shuddered over the last seven days. On March 11, the Bank of England slashed rates by 50 bps bringing the base rate down to 0.25%. Meanwhile, Wall Street bankers and U.S. President Donald Trump want the Federal Reserve to slash rates […]

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Prediction: Bitcoin to Rival Gold as a Store of Value in the Digital Age Thanks to Halving

Prediction: Bitcoin to Rival Gold as a Store of Value in the Digital Age Thanks to HalvingThe total market capitalization of gold is estimated to be above $7 trillion, which is over 38 times that of bitcoin at the moment. However, there are those that think that the cryptocurrency is a better store of value for our age than the precious metal. The latest take on the idea explains how the […]

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More Than 77 Crypto Projects Claim to Be Backed by Physical Gold

The last few years have seen the creation of blockchain projects that claim to have tokens backed by physical gold. In October, Coinshares and Blockchain.com launched a digital gold token (DGLD) backed by physical gold that uses BTC’s security. Tether just announced a new token called tether gold (XAUT), which will be listed for trading […]

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More Than 77 Crypto Projects Claim to Be Backed by Physical Gold

The last few years have seen the creation of blockchain projects that claim to have tokens backed by physical gold. In October, Coinshares and Blockchain.com launched a digital gold token (DGLD) backed by physical gold that uses BTC’s security. Tether just announced a new token called tether gold (XAUT), which will be listed for trading […]

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Market Update: Economists Envision Global Recession While Crypto Prices Soldier On

Last week cryptocurrency prices bounced around after a majority of coins dropped in value on August 21. Today on August 26, digital currency markets have gained around 1.52%, gathering $4 billion since the initial slump. Despite the volatility, cryptocurrencies have consolidated and a few speculators believe a breakout is on the cards that could send […]

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Five of the Most Important Use Cases for Cryptocurrency

Five of the Most Important Use Cases for CryptocurrencyCrypto assets have come a long way since Bitcoin. What started out as a P2P payment system has spawned an array of use cases that extend far beyond the original designation of cryptocurrency. While the primary function of crypto assets such as ETH and BTC is a matter of some debate, what’s indisputable is that […]

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