As This Crisis Worsens, Bitcoin Will Become a Safe Haven Again

Osho Jha is an investor, data scientist, and tech company executive who enjoys finding and analyzing unique data sets for investing in both public and private markets.  The week of March 9 was a ride regardless of what market you trade and invest in. Markets spiking up, markets spiking down, longs taking drawdowns, shorts getting […]

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The Dangerous Truth About India’s Cryptocurrency Verdict

Tanvi Ratna is the founder and CEO of Policy 4.0 and works actively with policymakers in India on blockchain initiatives. She was formerly blockchain lead at EY India and a fellow on cryptocurrency regulation at the New America Foundation. Industry watchers cheered on March 6 when the Supreme Court of India struck down the Reserve […]

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The States Can’t Blockchain – CoinDesk

Preston Byrne, a columnist for CoinDesk’s new opinion section, is a partner in Anderson Kill’s Technology, Media, and Distributed Systems Group. He advises software, internet and fintech companies. His biweekly column, “Not Legal Advice” is a roundup of pertinent legal topics in the crypto space. It is most definitely not legal advice.  I’ll let everyone […]

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The Dow Will Recover – But Not Before Trump Loses to Bernie Sanders

Jeremy Siegel says that the stock market will recover from its recent crash, but only after a “one-year shock.” That recovery may not come soon enough to save Donald Trump’s reelection chances. The next time the Dow sets an all-time high, will the credit go to Bernie Sanders? As the stock market recoils from its […]

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Financial Services: The Coming Cataclysm

Alex Tapscott is a venture capital investor, co-author (with Don Tapscott) of Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World and co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute, in Toronto. The following excerpt, written by Alex Tapscott, is from his new book Financial Services Revolution, available in all good stores now. Facebook’s foray into […]

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Record-Breaking U.S. Economy Has A Massive Recession Deficit – Here’s Why

A soaring U.S. budget deficit is proof the economy is not well, the chief global strategist of a major investment broker warned this week. He predicted the Great Recession in multiple cable news appearances from 2006 – 2007 when others were wildly bullish. Even if all is well, for now, wild deficit growth during economic […]

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Trump’s Mental Health, Not Impeachment, Could Be His Undoing: Professor

Trump’s mental health has been the focus for many over the past week as impeachment proceedings dragged on. While he’s unlikely to be ousted from the White House over the Ukraine scandal, his letter to Nancy Pelosi could contribute to another effort to strip him of his title. A Yale psychiatrist says as Trump’s colleague, […]

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2 Reasons Why Investor Returns Will Diminish Over the Next Decade

The U.S. stock market in 2019 climbed even though there was plenty for investors to worry about. A mounting trade dispute between the U.S. and China, coupled with a slowing global economy and boiling geopolitical tensions, behaved like a perfect recipe for a financial disaster. A benchmark indicator even cried fears of a recession, building […]

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The Real Reason Gold Is Surging, and Why It Won’t Stop

Geopolitics, monetary policy and a slowing economy have all been cited as primary factors behind gold’s bullish breakout in 2019. While these catalysts cannot be discounted, the real reason gold is surging and why it will continue to do so is the trend in real interest rates relative to inflation. Only by understanding this relationship […]

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