Investing - Hedge funds go long on yen as team Abe's troubles deepen
From Bloomberg.com: Hedge funds have been betting against the yen for almost the entire period since Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 U.S. presidential election stoked expectations for tax-cut fueled American growth and higher interest rates.
But the whiff of troubles surrounding Prime Ministe... Article link
Long/short equity hedge funds lead positive gains in February
Recent data releases in the U.S. have contributed to stabilize fixed income markets. Recently released data on wages and retail sales for February were below expectations, while the consumer price index in February grew just in line with the consensus at 0.2% month-over-month and 2.2% year-over-year... Article link
Gaming and Blockchain join forces thanks to Ethereum
The Blockchain has proven to be one of the most versatile technologies in the world, being able to adapt to almost any phase of daily life ranging from simple things like inventorying goods to such complex aspects as international transactions through the SWIFT system or the control of presidential elections. It was only a matter of ‘when’ that the gaming world would use blockchain.
Any industry that claims to be up to date is considering an adaptation of its platform to blockchain technologies. A short time ago, a simple rebrand made the old “On-Line Plc” have ...
Google to Ban Cryptocurrency Adverts Starting in June
The giant search engine recently decided to crack down all the sites dedicated to promote or advertise cryptocurrency products and services. The initiative is encouraged by a similar action taken by Facebook against cryptocurrencies. The banning applies not only to digital currencies advertisement but also to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), wallets and any crypto trading
Tired of trading cats and dogs? Well, now you can trade fish! The Fishbank crypto game has officially launched on the Ethereum mainnet.
What is Fishbank?
“Take your place in a decentralized food chain.” The Fishbank crypto game allows you to grow, fight, and trade digital fish. The point of the game seems to be hunting other fish and trying to eat them so you can increase your own fish’s weight to make it one of the top dogs – or, top fish, rather.
What’s Affecting Price Volatility Across the Coins?
Price volatility intensified in the cryptocurrency market during the last two weeks. Prices made huge sideways movements – a tug-of-war between bulls and bears has ensued. Bears have strongly capitalized on the crypto market after Google imposed an advertising-related ban on cryptocurrencies. Global regulators have also deepened their crackdown on crypto markets adding to the bear’s sentiments.
The total cryptocurrency market capitalization has hit the lowest level in the last month on Sunday before rebounding on Monday. The selloff was supported by the potential ban from Twitter on crypto-related ads, while the positive reports from G20 ...
Cryptocurrencies and the G20 Summit – Will Market Values be Affected?
Will the G20 Summit give support to cryptocurrencies?
Bans, criticism, and regulatory interference have intensified the debate over the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies. The prices of digital currencies have been sliding steadily over the last two weeks on crypto exchanges; BTC price has hit $7,000 on Sunday before paring some losses later in the day and extending the uptrend on Monday.
Global leaders had publicized strong concerns on cryptocurrencies during the world economic forum and asked regulators to play their part in streamlining the unregulated digital currencies according to the comprehensive trading policies.
Introducing CaskCoin: The Cryptocurrency Backed by Whisky
It can be difficult to explain cryptocurrency to some people. You get the inevitable question: “Yeah, but what is Bitcoin actually backed by?” When you answer “code and mathematics” you’re almost certainly met with a blank expression. Perhaps if you could answer “the world’s best whisky” instead, you’d get a more favourable response. CaskCoin: The … Continue reading Introducing CaskCoin: The Cryptocurrency Backed by Whisky
NEO, EOS, LTC, IOTA, Lumens: Technical Analysis March 20, 2018
These high liquid alt-coins- Lumens, NEO, LTC, Monero, IOTA and LTC continue to edge higher. As per our expectation and as history shows, often strong surges are followed by periods of lower lows or consolidation before trend resumes. That’s what we saw yesterday and it is for this reason that we should wait for better … Continue reading NEO, EOS, LTC, IOTA, Lumens: Technical Analysis March 20, 2018