Charities Put a Bitcoin Twist on Giving Tuesday – CoinDesk

Don’t just Hodl bitcoin this year, donate it. Charities are leaning into the blockchain space this year with #BitcoinTuesday, a sideways take on the philanthropy movement following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cybermonday (Dec 3). Drawing inspiration from one crypto’s more heartwarming stories, the Pineapple Fund – wherein a pseudonymous bitcoiner donated some $55 million towards […]

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10-Year Treasury Bond Yield Will Crash to 1%, UBS Warns – CCN Markets

U.S.-government backed Treasurys just don’t yield what they used to. | Source: Shutterstock Conditions are favorable for another steep fall in the U.S. Treasury bond yield curve, says UBS, Switzerland’s largest financial institution. In revised projections published Wednesday, the bank identified U.S.-China trade tensions and their impact on economic growth as the chief catalyst for […]

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10-Year Treasury Bond Yield Will Crash to 1%, UBS Warns – CCN Markets

U.S.-government backed Treasurys just don’t yield what they used to. | Source: Shutterstock Conditions are favorable for another steep fall in the U.S. Treasury bond yield curve, says UBS, Switzerland’s largest financial institution. In revised projections published Wednesday, the bank identified U.S.-China trade tensions and their impact on economic growth as the chief catalyst for […]

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Ripio Rolls Out Crypto-Powered Loans Across Latin America – CoinDesk

Here’s something you don’t see every day: an ICO that has actually led to a shipped, working financial product. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Argentinian startup Ripio is making peer-to-peer microloans available today to all its 200,000 bitcoin wallet users in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil. The Buenos Aires-based company raised $37 million in an initial coin offering (ICO) […]

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“If we don’t free ourselves with the blockchain, they’re going to imprison us with the blockchain.”

“If we don’t free ourselves with the blockchain, they’re going to imprison us with the blockchain.” Nick Spanos speaks at World Blockchain Forum on the state of cryptocurrency. One of the early movers in the cryptocurrency space is Nick Spanos. Founder of Blockchain Technologies Corp. and the Bitcoin Center — a live trading floor for crypto down […]

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