Macro Investing
Bitcoin Surges

Bitcoin continues rally, surpasses $5,000

Bitcoin surged unexpectedly overnight, stimulated by an unusual high-volume purchasing spree, bringing the bulls back into the crypto-sphere. Despite last week's fall below the key $4,000 support level, Bitcoin soared as much as 20, breaking...
Hyperinflation hits the USD

Hyperinflation hits the U.S. dollar in Venezuela

As Venezuela's embattled government continues its downward spiral, hyperinflation is soaring. And now, not even the U.S. dollar is immune. Once a prosperous country, Venezuela is suffering from the collapse of its economy amid corruption,...
Dollar suffers trade war

Dollar takes a hit as trade war woes worsen

The U.S. dollar is revealing weakness at the start of the week, as investors bet on a dovish Fed and disappointing financial growth. The U.S. dollar fell versus all the notable currencies other than the...
Tether USD

Tether no longer backed by fiat alone

Tether, among the most popular stablecoins in the cryptocurrency world, is a widely used vehicle for hedging against the volatile crypto market, as well as getting dollars in and out of exchanges easily. And...
coinbase custody otc trade

Coinbase Custody completes first cold-storage OTC trade

If you're active in the crypto community and have been on Linkedin at any time in the previous year, I am sure you're aware of how much of a 'wild west' the OTC market...
Hong Kong Dollar

Hong Kong intervenes to protect dollar peg

Hong Kong is rushing to intervene as the country's currency inches alarmingly near to unhinging from its USD peg. This month alone, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has invested HK$ 7.4 billion (US$ 1 billion)...
Facebook Libra

Introducing Libra: Facebook’s long-awaited dive into cryptocurrency

Facebook has finally revealed the white paper for its long-awaited dive into the cryptocurrency realm with the introduction of the Libra. On Tuesday morning, Facebook released the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will allow...
forex rigging

European regulators slam major banks for forex manipulation

European regulators slammed a handful of major banks with a billion dollar fine for rigging forex markets. EU antitrust regulators have fined Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, and Royal Bank of Scotland a massive €1.07 billion...
Binance Hacked Exchanges Threatened

Binance loses $41 million as exchanges grapple with growing threat from hackers

Binance, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, fell victim to a major data breach on Sunday evening. The "security breach" as Binance is reporting it, led to 7,000 bitcoin being taken from the exchange...
Cannabis Trends

Three cannabis trends investors can’t ignore

It doesn't seem that long ago when cannabis was seen merely as the feel-good drug of choice for kids aiming to blow off steam. But over time, after countless studies on the plant, its...