Macro Investing
Blockchain Technology

What is blockchain technology and why does it matter?

It’s not very often that a truly world-changing invention comes around, something with the potential to transform entire industries. The personal computer, the internet, smartphones; each of these was initially met with resistance –...
FX market

The catalyst that could wake sleeping FX markets

FX markets have been surprisingly calm over the past few years, and it looks like only a crisis might wake the sleeping bear. This week, the JP Morgan global foreign exchange volatility index fell to...
Developing Economies Energy Transition

Developing Economies Are Key In The Global Energy Transition

Massive investment in renewable energy in the developing economies, which are set to produce most of the global emissions in the coming years and decades, will be necessary to achieve global climate goals, according...
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,...
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...
Dollar

Gold falls below $1,300 as the dollar rebounds

Gold crept upward slightly over the weekend in its path to a second quarterly rise as the dollar fell slightly on lukewarm U.S. financial data. U.S. consumer spending rose less than forecasted in January and earnings...
John McAfee

John McAfee Arrested By Spanish Authorities

The name “John McAfee” is now as synonymous with cryptocurrency failure and tax evasion as it is with anti-virus protection, and most recently the name was used by criminals impersonating the embattled billionaire in...
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...
bitcoin vs gold

Investors Are Ditching Gold For Bitcoin

Back in September, alternative investment firm iTrustCapital reported doing brisk business at a time when the stock markets were floundering.  iTrustCapital, the leading investment platform for alternative assets including cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and gold,...
Binance

Bitcoin Continues To Drop On Binance Money Laundering Probe

Binance Holdings, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is reportedly under investigation by federal authorities for money laundering and tax evasion. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the IRS have sought information from individuals with...