Central Bank of China Pumps 300 Billion Yuan Into Financial System, Cuts Loan Rates
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 05:10:47 +0000
The Chinese government has taken multiple steps so far to contain the economic fallout from the coronavirus epidemic, including interest rate cuts and financial injections worth billions of yuan. It did it again this week, extending the monetary easing provided by the central bank. With the budget under pressure, however, there are indications that Beijing […]
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Max Keiser Predicts $400,000 BTC on Alex Jones Show, Jones Compares Bitcoin to ‘Power of Fire’ From the Gods
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 02:10:05 +0000
The moment many conspiracy-minded bitcoin enthusiasts have been waiting for arrived yesterday when Info Wars muckraker Alex Jones compared bitcoin to a “power of fire” gifted from the gods to humankind. The bold commentary took place in the context of a Max Keiser interview, in which the Keiser Report host declared a new $400,000 target […]
DEX Volume Soars But Bzx Exploit Raises Questions About ‘Decentralization Theatre’
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 23:10:00 +0000
As the decentralized finance juggernaut rolls inexorably forward, the exploitation of defi project Bzx – in which $350K, or around 2% of total assets was taken – has called the decentralization of the industry into doubt. The attack forced an admin key reset to redeem lost funds and sparked a surge in defi insurance, with […]
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50 Cent, Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg and Nas: Celebrities Who Could Be Bitcoin Millionaires
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 19:58:00 +0000
Many celebrities have mentioned the benefits of bitcoin and leveraged the asset for certain projects. For instance, 50 Cent, Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli all sold albums for BTC, but when cryptocurrency prices skyrocketed, 50 Cent told the public he sold his coins as soon as he got them. Many other celebrities from Hollywood and […]
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BCH Funding Debate: Btc.top Founder Suggests 2/3 Hash Vote and 6-Month Evaluation
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 16:40:29 +0000
Over the last few days, Bitcoin Cash proponents have been debating the Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) after Bitcoin ABC published an announcement on implementing the plan into the upcoming software release. Again the concept was met with mixed responses and the community has been arguing about the situation on forums and social media. Following the […]
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Cryptocurrency Is Agorism in Action
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 11:15:11 +0000
The book “New Libertarian Manifesto” (NLM) by libertarian-anarchist Samuel E. Konkin III (SEK3) launched a movement that has grown amazingly over the last few decades: Agorism. This is the movement of peaceful revolution through counter-economics. Counter-economics is “the study or practice of all peaceful human action which is forbidden by the State.” Agorists, SEK3 wrote, […]
Curious About Bitcoin, Nigerians See Increasing Opportunities to Buy and Spend Cryptocurrencies
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 08:15:31 +0000
Higher prices since the start of the year have been restoring popular interest in cryptocurrencies. Google searches for “bitcoin” have increased since December to about half of those registered in June last year. There’s one country that sticks out as a benchmark for the indicator. Nigeria has consistently topped the chart in the past 12 […]
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The Many Facts Pointing to Dorian Nakamoto Being Satoshi
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 04:50:22 +0000
In March 2014, a Newsweek columnist named Leah McGrath Goodman published a story called “The Face Behind Bitcoin.” She claimed Bitcoin’s inventor was a retired physicist named Dorian Nakamoto. When Goodman arrived at Dorian’s home in California, he said he was “no longer involved in that” and he “cannot discuss it.” The commentary prompted Goodman […]
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More On-Ramps, Liquidity, Options: Why Bitcoin’s Next Bull Run Will Be Different
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 01:50:13 +0000
Bitcoin’s next bull run will look very different from the last one. In 2017, BTC took the elevator to $20K before following the stairs down to $3K over the course of 12 months. In 2020, as bitcoin prepares for its halvening – followed by another potential price run – the cryptocurrency landscape looks very different. […]
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Steemit for Sale: Popular Crypto Blogging Platform Sold to Tron, Community Reacts
Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:50:18 +0000
Crypto blogging platform Steemit is undergoing a big change, migrating from its own Steem blockchain to the Tron network. The struggling crypto blogging platform launched in 2016 and made waves when big name libertarian users began to make thousands of dollars per post. The platform’s heyday was short-lived, however, and after the departure of co-founder […]
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