National Security Is in Trump's Hands

With the departure of John Bolton from the White House this week, even the former national security advisor’s biggest critics are...

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Nature Abhors a Vacuum: Why Trump’s Proposed Negative Rates Bode Well for Bitcoin
Sep14

Nature Abhors a Vacuum: Why Trump’s Proposed Negative Rates Bode Well for Bitcoin

In a recent tweet, U.S. president Donald Trump delved into an explosive, all-caps-loaded mini-rant about the necessity of getting “interest rates down to ZERO, or less.” The bombastic politician stressed the need for America to refinance its debt, trailing off with some superficially conservative speak about the U.S. and its “great currency, power, and balance sheet,” and calling the Fed “boneheads”...

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Crypto Facilitates Money Transfer for Restricted China
Sep14

Crypto Facilitates Money Transfer for Restricted China

Crypto is not illegal in China, but it is illegal for banks and financial institutions to deal in crypto. It’s also illegal for nationals to send over $50,000 in fiat money in a day, without government permission. Restrictive banking regulations, international trade wars, and a surveillance state in the midst of political unrest mean that transferring money can be difficult. In spite of bitcoin’s somewhat precarious legal...

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Local.Bitcoin.com Gathers 56K Accounts and $200M Worth of Trades Initiated
Sep14

Local.Bitcoin.com Gathers 56K Accounts and $200M Worth of Trades Initiated

Three months ago, Bitcoin.com launched its over-the-counter BCH marketplace on June 4. Since then, Local.Bitcoin.com has aggregated more than 56,000 accounts, gathering traders from all over the world executing thousands of BCH trade offers. Also Read: Plans to Build $50M Bitcoin Cash Tech Park Revealed 56,000 Local.Bitcoin.com Accounts and Growing Since launch the peer-to-peer marketplace Local.Bitcoin.com has seen steady growth when...

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Big Banks Won’t Touch Crypto Clients – But These Smaller Banks Will
Sep14

Big Banks Won’t Touch Crypto Clients – But These Smaller Banks Will

Cryptocurrencies undoubtedly bring new business opportunities. The expanding industry around digital assets and its customers need more and more services that traditional sectors can provide. Banking is often a bottleneck in the crypto space as most traditional institutions are still reluctant to get their feet wet. Smaller banks, however, are more willing to occupy this niche and reap the rewards. Also read: Crypto Banking Expands...

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