Baby Boomers Pumped History’s Biggest Stock Bubble – It’s About to Pop

Baby Boomers have accumulated the “most disproportionate wealth in all recorded history” through the stock market and property. As they exit for retirement, we’re sleepwalking into a crisis, argues former hedge fund manager Raoul Pal. Readjust your retirement expectations or look to bonds, emerging markets, and cryptocurrencies for an alternative. The stock markets are carving […]

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Notes From WEF: Oil-Producing Nations Want Dollar Alternatives, Just Not Bitcoin – CoinDesk

DAVOS, Switzerland – Most Middle Eastern elites at the World Economic Forum are highly skeptical of bitcoin, but there are whispers about its potential for cross-border settlements in the energy sector.  According to Egyptian businessman M. Shafik Gabr, chairman of the ARTOC Group for Investment & Development, some Middle Eastern nations are already exploring the […]

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Binance Blockade of Wasabi Wallet Could Point to a Crypto Crack-Up – CoinDesk

2020 may see crypto’s most consequential fork yet: A split between regulated exchanges and privacy-focused users. Late last week, Binance’s Singapore arm threw crypto Twitter into a frenzy with reports that it had allegedly suspended one user’s account. The problem? That user, @bittlecat, had tried sending their bitcoin to the hash-scrambling Wasabi wallet in an […]

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Meltem Demirors on Government Digital Currencies and Why ‘The Halvening’ Gets Weird – CoinDesk

One of CoinDesk’s ten most influential people of 2019, Meltem Demirors is a crypto renaissance woman, known best for investing, operating as CSO of CoinShares, and for explaining ‘shitcoins’ to Congress. In this end of year Breakdown, Meltem argues explains why the entrance of governments to the digital asset game is the most significant story […]

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