Bitcoin Looks Attractive As Negative-Yielding Debt Crosses $17 Trillion

Global negative-yielding debt is now over $17 trillion, making investors extremely nervous. And it is forcing them to focus on non-traditional assets, like bitcoin. Investing in Debt and Holding it to Maturity Guarantees a Loss Investors are becoming increasingly fearful as they see that the soaring negative-yielding debt is altering the global economy. According to […]

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CME Bitcoin Futures Trading Breaks Record, Averaging $370 Million Per Day

Interest in Bitcoin futures trading continues to gain momentum. As a result, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group is reaching record numbers for its Bitcoin futures contracts trading. “This Is an Exciting Time for Bitcoin” As CME data shows, interest in Bitcoin is not only confined to a small and well-defined sector of the investment […]

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Bitcoin is ‘Schmuck Insurance’: Morgan Creek Capital Founder

Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently surveyed fund managers and found that investors are the most bullish they’ve been on bonds since the end of 2008.  But that popularity comes as long-term risks are developing for traditional asset classes. For these reasons, Morgan Creek Capital Founder & CIO, Mark Yusko thinks new types of protective […]

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Bitcoin ETFs Will Either Launch Or Die This October, SEC Confirms

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) must approve or disapprove at least two Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) this October. 2-Month Countdown To Bitcoin ETF Decision In filings released August 12, the SEC chose to postpone final judgement on three ETFs it is currently considering. The offerings, sponsored by VanEck/SolidX, Bitwise and Wilshire Phoenix, all […]

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Bitcoin Will Be In ‘A Lot of Hedge Fund Portfolios’: Investment CEO

Investor interest in Bitcoin is increasing all over the world. Most recently, impressed by Bitcoin’s latest “amazing run,” Agecroft Partners Founder and CEO Don Steinbrugge predicted that Bitcoin will be held in a lot of hedge fund portfolios. Bitcoin Is a “Fantastic Technology” In a CNBC interview, on August 6, 2019, Steinbrugge described the cryptocurrency […]

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Bitcoin Price Could Surpass $15,000 This Week: Max Keiser

Early Bitcoin investor Max Keiser tweeted today that he foresees Bitcoin price smashing through the $15,000 mark sometime this week amid troubles with centralized government and banking The Bulls are Back in Town The price of Bitcoin has made a noticeable comeback this summer, coming from a low of $5,500 in early May to a […]

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Good News For Bakkt? NYDFS Announces Crypto-Licensing Division

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) yesterday announced the creation of a new division for licensing crypto-businesses. The ‘Research and Innovation’ Division will supervise and license virtual currencies, address financial inclusion through technology, protect consumer data rights, and encourage innovation in the financial services marketplace. A New ‘BitLicense’ Division Four years ago, NYDFS introduced […]

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Wells Fargo Won’t Allow Customers To Buy Bitcoin

Wells Fargo, a huge traditional bank founded in 1852 to provide banking services, and mail delivery through the Pony Express, has recently come out stating that it does not allow its customers to purchase Bitcoin with their own funds. Wells Fargo ‘Does Not Allow Transactions Involving Cryptocurrency.’ Wells Fargo’s decision diverges from other leading financial […]

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