Bitcoin will face its stiffest test with the advent of futures trading controlled by the CME Group.
Hey, with everything that's happening everywhere it will be hard not to put up a lot more of these than I've been. New trading opportunities pop up all the time and I want to make sure the high quality set-ups are covered. So, new PRIVATE BLOG post is up on Patreon. Click here to read. … Continue reading Private Blog: Crypto-space
In all of my discussions of geopolitics, whenever someone begins to bring up Iran as a bunch of savages, parroting the neocon talking point, I remind them that they are Persians. And the Persians invented chess. Lumping Iran in with the dregs of the Arab world – ISIS, al-Qaeda, etc. – is not only ignorant … Continue reading Will Trump Ever Learn to Not Play Chess Against Persians
On Zerohedge now... Qatar's former Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani gave an interview wednesday that confirmed what any marginally-aware person following the events in Syria these past six years knew... ...that Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and the United States conspired to overthrow the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad and armed terrorist … Continue reading Qatar Comes Clean on Syria — Hillary’s Worst Birthday Ever
The Russians are on a complete crypto-roll here. I don't know a whole lot about this yet but the introductory (and bespoke) article posted on Russia Insider this morning makes this very intriguing. Tokenbox, best I can tell is a crypto-version of a fund issuer like Fidelity. They're using Ethereum to power the fund-creation system … Continue reading TokenBox – Russia’s Crypto-Answer to Fidelity
Facebook's proposed pay-to-play changes are the kind of tone-deaf move that will hasten its own demise. I am pretty much post-Facebook at this point. My relationship with the anti-social network has always been tenuous. As a member of the initial libertarian vanguard that promoted Ron Paul in 2008 I saw Facebook for what it was … Continue reading Facebook Whistles Past its Own Graveyard