A Short History of Major Fiat Currency Collapses and What Triggered Them

Earlier this year we witnessed a mini flash crash that hit the fiat currency markets. It took approximately seven minutes for the Australian dollar to plummet against the Japanese...

Back to Basics: What Is Money?

Our current economic system can be compared to a merry-go-round that has us consuming, trapped in debt and spending as quickly as we earn. What is fiat currency? Why do...

Defying Crypto Winter, Swiss Crypto Valley Grows to 750 Companies

A new survey shows that the cluster of companies working with cryptocurrencies and related technologies in the Swiss Crypto Valley has expanded, despite the onset of what has been...

Why a Global Recession Would Be Good for Bitcoin

Macro trends suggest that a global economic crisis could be looming. Worries about a global recession have been fed by the newly published GDP report showing that China grew...

Davos 2019: Leaders Share Mixed Cryptocurrency Predictions

The annual meeting in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos from Jan. 22 to 25, attended by business leaders, politicians, and economists is in progress. Cryptocurrency is once again on the...

St. Louis Federal Reserve Predicts ‘Flood’ of Altcoins Will Drive Down BTC Prices

The St. Louis branch of the Federal Reserve bank has published a report seeking to examine the long-term prospects of BTC as an investment. The paper is highly critical...

Russia Not Ready for the Petro, Proposes Plan to Aid Venezuela Without It

Acknowledging Venezuela’s efforts to deal with inflation and sanctions by creating a state-issued cryptocurrency, Russian officials have nevertheless declined a proposal to use the oil-backed coin in bilateral trade....

UK Crypto Ventures Raised Over $255 Million VC Funding in 2018

Brexit and the sharp downturn in the cryptocurrency markets have not been able to stop the growth of the British crypto industry. End of year figures show that crypto-related...

Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn to Cryptocurrency Reserves Over Gold

At the Israel Bitcoin Summit at Tel Aviv University on Jan. 8, veteran cryptographer Nick Szabo explained that the use of censorship-resistant cryptocurrencies will rise in countries sanctioned from...
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