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Palladium: 1483.50 USD
Rhodium: 3930.00 USD

Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin and Trump

Lots of politicians have taken shots at Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  It likely comes as no surprise to people familiar with the mindset of status quo politics and the innovative creep tha...

Libra is Good News for Bitcoin

Huh, Facebook’s Libra is Good News for Bitcoin? Perhaps the most attention-gathering cryptocurrency news in the past month came on June 18th, when social media giant Facebook announced that it ...

Europeans have Faith in the Future of Cryptocurrencies

bitFlyer, a cryptocurrency exchange, recently surveyed 10,000 individuals across ten European countries regarding two questions. The first question asked respondents whether they thought cryptocurr...

Is Bitcoin a Positive Addition to Payment Methods?

In the world of finance, today’s buzzword is cryptocurrency.  After the success of Nakamoto’s brainchild, it seems as if every organization in the world is considering their own crypt...

Is Bitcoin a Good Option for a Diversified Portfolio?

Perhaps the most popular word in the financial world is diversification.  The idea is that investors should hold multiple eggs in multiple baskets.  It’s as simple as that.  ...

Bitcoin Prices Jump

On Tuesday, the price of Bitcoin shot up above $5,000 per coin.  Speculation swirled on what could have caused the jump.   According to Reuters, the catalyst behind the rise in the B...

Is World Debt Strengthening Bitcoin's Price

It’s been a very strong March 2019 for Bitcoin. Since bottoming at about $3,404 on February 8 th , the price of Bitcoin is up almost 20% to $4,076. A very healthy for owners of Bitcoin. What&...

Can Bitcoin Solve the World's Debt Problems

In past 50 years, the world moved into what is now known as the age of debt.  The Institute for International Finance put the global debt figure $247 trillion at the beginning of 2019.  The ...

Moving Away from the US Dollar

The United States was once the biggest economy in the world, but recently cracks have started to appear. The most noticeable issues are America's increasing debt load and a potential trade war wit...

Gold vs Bitcoin: Which is a better long term investment?

Thousands of years ago people began to use gold to making coins to conduct trade with. However, gold quickly caught the eye of investors, primarily due to its usefulness and the liquidi...

Ethereum based blockchain quorum to be used to tokenize gold bars

JPMorgan bank has introduced an Ethereum based “Blockchain quorum" to tokenize gold bars. The process includes giving the gold bars a unique identity which can then be used between specific...

Converting Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoins into Gold and Silver Bullion

Many precious metals investors overlap into the world of cryptocurrency investors. This is predominantly because many precious metals investors, like cryptocurrency investors, are skeptical of governm...

China Crashes Bitcoin

Many investors expected Bitcoin to become the 'new' gold. The cryptocurrency was seen as a high-tech way to protect purchasing power from government shenanigans. Boy, was that wrong?  ...

Gold vs Bitcoins

Bitcoin and precious metals compete as alternative ways to protect wealth from government intervention and political uncertainty. However, recent events have demonstrated that Bitcoin is not a suitabl...

Buying Gold with Bitcoins

  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that allows millions of people around the world to conduct anonymous transactions without the involvements of banks, credit card companies, or governments. Bitcoi...

Is Bitcoin a Bubble?

The price of Bitcoin has been exploding in recent months with prices of the cryptocurrency already doubling in the first five months of 2017. Other cryptocurrencies like Etherium and Lytecoin have inc...

Buying Precious Metals with Bitcoin and Etherium

Digital currencies known as “cryptocurrencies” allow millions of people all over the globe to buy and sell things without having to use fiat currencies or go through financial institutions...

Bitcoin and Speculation

  Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been on a roller-coaster ride in the month of May with fortunes being made and lost in a span of weeks. Bitcoin prices reached their all-time high of ...