Opinions, Page 3
Three Reasons Not to Panic When the Crypto Market is Down
For novice consumers in the space, the hype can be overwhelming when prices are up and scary when prices are down. But it’s important to stay clear-headed in the midst of all of the buzz, and, when prices drop, to remember these three reasons why there is no need toRead More
What Happens if Italy Leaves the Euro?
Distinctively different than BrexitThe populist movement that has been underway in Italy has been frequently compared to the movement underlying Brexit by some outside observers. However, there are several variables that make the current political situation in Italy very different than what occurred in the United Kingdom.The first, and perhapsRead More
Is this the Beginning of the End – Can the EUR Survive the Summer?
Just a few months ago, the Establishment breathed a sigh of relief as populist parties lost in elections in France, the Netherlands, with Merkel eventually managing to form a coalition government and see yet another term as German Chancellor.Focus had been on France and Germany, with Macron and Merkel expectedRead More
GPU and ASIC – A Correlation and Barometer for Cryptocurrency Traders
GPU, which are Graphics Processing Units, and act as a primary computing device for cryptocurrency mining because of the power they deliver technologically to the masses, may serve as a compelling correlation for cryptocurrency traders who are willing to examine corporate reporting among chip makers and the value of theirRead More
Will The Price Of Bitcoin Drop To Zero As Forecasted By Vanguard Economist?
Bitcoin (BTC) is the perfect example of what the cryptocurrency market can achieve and the opportunities that it offers. It was the first digital currency to be introduced and has experienced phenomenal growth especially in the past one year. However, the price has since then been dropping but Joe Davis,Read More
How will U.S. Sanction on Iran Impact on the Global Markets?
While there are many words that may be used to describe Donald Trump’s tenure as U.S. President, ‘dull’ is certainly not one of them. A list of his recent endeavors definitely makes for interest reading, from initiating a trade war with China to withdrawing from the controversial Iran Nuclear DealRead More
A Fork on The Road: Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Pursues Bigger Block Size
Cryptocurrency forks are no longer a new concept especially owing to the many that have happened recently. The Bitcoin Cash is the latest cryptocurrency to benefit from a hard fork, with the main goal being the expansion of its block size and enhance the functionality of its network.Hard forks areRead More
Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, NASDAQ And Others Have Big Plans for Cryptocurrencies
Director of Financial and Risk Innovation at Thomson Reuters Sam Chadwick said that conversations with various clients have revealed that many hedge funds and other asset managers are showing increased interest in adding crypto to their portfolios. The increased enthusiasm is in line with a recent Thomson Reuters survey thatRead More
Global Warning from Economic Warming?
The threats keep coming, Russia, Syria, Brexit, Inflation, trade wars, radioactivity, Middle East and Korea. The IMF report and the Global Financial Stability report did not help allay my concerns, instead, it added to them. Add to that, 75% of the ultra rich say a recession is likely in theRead More
How Close are We to a Stock Market Crash?
Could the bull market be over, and a stock market crash be imminent? In late April the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 420 points, just under two percent, which leads some experts to claim that stocks have peaked. In addition, as US bond yields reached 3%, funds will slowlyRead More
How Bitcoin Can Destroy The World. Completely!
Earlier this month we explained why Google banned crypto related ads and Let’s face it, the world as we know it is so fragile that even a Tweet can destroy it, especially if it comes from a certain Mr. Trump. Next thing you know missiles start flying, political leaders become agitatedRead More
Bitcoin Cash Next Hard Fork: Good or Bad?
The hard fork talk saw Bitcoin Cash rally to an April high $1,578.3 from early April’s $600.1 low, with the 15th May hard fork getting plenty of airtime this month, coinciding with the passing of the U.S tax deadline in mid-April and a relatively quiet period from a regulatory newsRead More
How Are US Sanctions Affecting Global Markets?
With tensions continually rising over Syria, it looks as though there may well be further developments between all countries involved in the coming months. Any US sanctions could well have significant consequences for global markets and investors. Here are some of the effects they may have.Iranian OilIran is one ofRead More
Top 5 Stock Market Picks
Macerich (MAC)Macerich is included in the S&P 500. Its major activity is acquiring, selling, managing, developing, and remodeling shopping malls all over the US. As of now, Macerich owns around 53M square feet of commercial property, which includes 48 retail shopping malls.Macerich stock falls into the Financial Retail category; over theRead More
Bitcoin is Evolving Just Like Amazon
Volatility, however, is an indicator that a potentially powerful force is coming into its own. In this regard, one might think of Bitcoin as a new Amazon: navigating some growing pains but developing innovative solutions to help solve them.At this point, it’s safe to say that Amazon has achieved retailRead More
If History Repeats Itself – The Next Financial Crisis is Around the Corner
From the great depression in the 30’s to the meltdown about a decade ago, certain trends are noticeable. With a new President and uncertainties about his economic policy, many are worried that the next financial crisis might be around the corner. It goes without saying that policy mistakes are mostRead More
It’ not a Bubble, George Soros Plans to Invest in Cryptocurrencies
George Soros is well known for his influence on the financial markets, Soros has made a name for himself when he took the Bank of England to the cleaners on Black Wednesday back in the early 90’s, Soros pocketing a cool billion in the process, placing him at the topRead More
Bitcoin Out! Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements
The crackdown on cryptocurrencies has begun. From Facebook and Twitter to Google – advertising Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been banned! Just days ago, Google decided to also ban and remove all crypto mining extensions for their browser Chrome, writes Coindesk.com.The rumor mills are as always running at full speed inRead More
Trade War Fears Justified as China Responds with Force, Stock Markets Tumble
While the U.S administration introduced tariffs on a broad range of goods, the Chinese government has focused on aircraft, soybeans, and cars, which were the three largest exports to China in 2017, the tariffs announced targeting $50bn of U.S goods annually, with 25% tariffs on the big 3.The total numberRead More
Amazon Ready To End Alphabet and Facebook Advertising Duopoly
According to, Alex DeGroote, a media analyst at Cenkos Securities, the e-commerce giant advertising business is growing at an impressive rate and could be worth $20 Billion by 2020.Growing Search Ad BusinessAmazon advertising business is currently valued at about $3 billion amounting to about 1.5% of North America Advertising business.Read More