John Lennon’s Son Says Bitcoin Empowers People, Gives Him Optimism in Ocean of Destruction
Nov25

John Lennon’s Son Says Bitcoin Empowers People, Gives Him Optimism in Ocean of Destruction

Sean Ono Lennon, the son of the Beatles’ John Lennon, says bitcoin gives him optimism amid the “ocean of destruction” this year. He believes that the cryptocurrency empowers individuals the way they have never been empowered before. Bitcoin Gives Sean Lennon Optimism Sean Ono Lennon is the son of the Beatles’ lead vocalist, John Lennon, and Japanese singer Yoko Ono. Sean talked about bitcoin with Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert on the...

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Hackers Paradise: Yet Another Defi Protocol Exploited for Nearly $20 Million in DAI
Nov25

Hackers Paradise: Yet Another Defi Protocol Exploited for Nearly $20 Million in DAI

Decentralized finance (defi) protocol Pickle Finance was hacked for $19.7 million of the stablecoin DAI over the weekend, as the defi industry appears to be turning into a hackers paradise. Pickle’s native token (PICKLE) plunged 62% on the news, falling from $23.27 to $8.70 when the hack was first reported on Nov. 21. At the time of writing, the token has since rebound 29% in 24 hours to $18.51, according to Coingecko data. This is...

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Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Threshold Met: Proof-of-Stake ‘Beacon’ Chain Starts in 7 Days
Nov25

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Threshold Met: Proof-of-Stake ‘Beacon’ Chain Starts in 7 Days

The Ethereum network’s ETH 2.0 contract has crossed the threshold needed to initiate the upcoming upgrade. Currently, there’s more 694,368 ether worth over $422 million resting in the contract, as developers hope the proof-of-stake launch will begin on December 1. At the end of the first week of November, the Ethereum Foundation initiated the first process of the highly anticipated Ethereum 2.0 (ETH 2.0) upgrade specifications, which...

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XRP Price Climbed 123% in 30 Days, Spark Token Airdrop Pushes Value Higher
Nov25

XRP Price Climbed 123% in 30 Days, Spark Token Airdrop Pushes Value Higher

During the course of the week digital currency markets have seen colossal gains and one crypto asset, in particular, XRP, has jumped significantly in value over the last seven days. The distributed ledger token XRP climbed 25% upwards on Tuesday alone, and seven-day price stats show the coin has gained 123% as well. At the time of publication, XRP is currently swapping for $0.677 per coin as it gained more than 25% during the early...

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Christine Lagarde: ‘The European Central Bank Cannot Go Bankrupt or Run Out of Money’
Nov25

Christine Lagarde: ‘The European Central Bank Cannot Go Bankrupt or Run Out of Money’

In remarks that highlight flaws of the fiat currency system, the European Central Bank (ECB) president, Christine Lagarde, says the institution cannot go bankrupt even if it incurs losses running into trillions. According to Lagarde, normal bankruptcy rules do not apply to the ECB primarily because it is the sole issuer of euro-denominated central bank money. The Eurosystem will always be able to generate additional liquidity as...

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Hyperinflation and Rent Controls – 2020’s Telltale Signs of Economic Distress Haunts Many Nations
Nov24

Hyperinflation and Rent Controls – 2020’s Telltale Signs of Economic Distress Haunts Many Nations

If history serves us well, 2020 is likely a precursor to a long and dreadful economic depression throughout a myriad of countries worldwide. During the last year, economists and analysts have been discussing how specifically the United States economy and the U.S. dollar are losing global dominance quite rapidly. While a few analysts believe the old adage “it could never happen here,” many economists expect the increase of rent...

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