By Nicholas – Published on December 1, 2017
It took Bitcoin just 2 days to close the gap between $9000 USD and $10,000 USD, and then after blasting past $11,000 USD, it crashed to below $9000 USD in a matter of a few hours. To say that the crypto space is volatile would seem like an understatement. Most of the major cryptos seem to be...
By Nicholas – Published on November 29, 2017
With the value of a Bitcoin smashing through the $10,000 USD level, a lot of attention is going to the rapid ascent of crypto prices over the last few years. But on the back end of the system, Blockchain technology looks like it may be the real winner in this first phase of cryptocurrency...
By Nicholas – Published on November 27, 2017
The price for a Bitcoin just blasted above $9000USD in Asian trading, and apparently news that one of Korea's largest banks will be offering a secure Bitcoin storage service is being cited as the impetus for this sudden leap higher. Shinhan Bank is South Korea's second largest when measured...
By Nicholas – Published on November 25, 2017
At this point nearly everyone knows about the major cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. Ethereum recently passed the $400 USD mark, and Bitcoin traded above $8000 USD for the first time in late November. The size of the market for the two largest cryptos is equally impressive, with Bitcoin worth...
By Nicholas – Published on November 20, 2017
This year's Silver and Gold Summit will open today! Frank Holmes is the CEO of US Global Investors, but more recently, he became Chairman of Hive Blockchain. If you haven't hear of Hive, you may want to take a look, because since it started trading on the TSX-V a few months ago, the...
By Lindsay – Published on November 17, 2017
Alex Tapscott, Founder and CEO of NextBlock Global, breaks down how to understand blockchain, ways it will transform our economy, and more at Extraordinary Future 2017.
By Nicholas – Published on November 5, 2017
Bitcoin has achieved a level of acceptance that not many would have predicted a few years ago. Many investors overlooked the entire crypto space, and today, some of the most accomplished people in the investment community are looking at cryptos in a new light. A big reason that people are taking...
By Nicholas – Published on November 2, 2017
It as been said that it is important not to confuse correlation with causality. But in the case of Bitcoin's price, and the dearth of small scale investment in physical gold and silver, it seems likely that the crypto boom is hurting demand for minted coins. According to the Wall Street Journal...
By Nicholas – Published on October 29, 2017
The Bitcoin narrative just keeps getting better. A few years ago the idea that a cryptocurrency would have a market cap north of $100 Billion US Dollars was pretty far fetched. But today that is a reality, and some of the biggest names in investing are getting involved in the space. The question...
By Nicholas – Published on October 6, 2017
The shares of gold mining companies saw quite a lot of interest from investors in 2016. But in 2017 the prices of gold shares have fallen from their 2016 highs, and left many people who were late to the party holding shares that were worth a lot more when they bought them. It is never fun to watch...
By Nicholas – Published on October 5, 2017
Christine Lagarde had some interesting words to deliver at a recent speech in London. She was speaking at the Bank of England Conference, and the speech she delivered serves as notice to both central and commercial bankers all over the world. Ms. Lagarde is currently the head of the IMF, and her...
By Nicholas – Published on September 27, 2017
Cryptocurrencies are hitting the mainstream press in a big way. Now everyone knows that people everywhere are making huge gains with cryptos like Bitcoin and Ethereum. There are a lot of new cryptos being offered, and investors are struggling to make sense of this trends, let alone how to invest in...
By Nicholas – Published on September 24, 2017
Hive Blockchain's shares have only been trading for a few days, but they have been the subject of massive interest from investors. Far from being bid by hopeful punters, some of the biggest names in investing have made buying Hive's shares a priority. US Global Investors is sitting on 10...
By Nicholas – Published on September 16, 2017
Bitcoin has taken the world by storm. It has risen in price over the last few years, and recently traded over $4,000usd per Bitcoin. But cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin exist outside the traditional monetary system, and many institutional investors haven't been able to participate in a growing...