Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin”

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin”

Goldman Sachs’ CEO, “We Cannot Dismiss Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $GS, $JPM, $CME, $GBTC, $AMZN Goldman Sach’s CEO Lloyd Blankfein is keeping his ‘powder dry’ on Bitcoin the fast moving #1 cryptocurrency. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) Chief says he is not willing to reject the digital currency just yet and does not hold any investments in […]

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency

Singapore Will Not Regulate Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD Singapore does not plan to regulate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, but will remain alert to money laundering and other potential risks stemming from their use, the head of the country’s central bank said. “As of now I see no basis for wanting to regulate cryptocurrencies,” Monetary Authority of Singapore […]

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls

Bitcoin Tapping at 6,000, Traders Ignore Pitfalls $BTCUSD Bitcoin closed in on another milestone Friday, as the digital currency approached $6,000 for the first time to put its gain in 2017 to more than 500%, and is currently trading at 5,974.01, +342.94, or 6.09% on the day. As Bitcoin continues rise, people are speculating that […]

Digital Currencies (aka Crypto’s) Are Stronger Than Ever

Digital Currencies (aka Crypto’s) Are Stronger Than Ever

Digital Currencies (aka Crypto’s) Are Stronger Than Ever $BTCUSD  Bitcoin prices, up over 400% YTD, hit $5,896 Saturday. While Bitcoin is the largest crypto currency, 11 other coins have a market cap in excess of $1-B, demonstrating diverse trading options. Bitcoin’s dominance is still felt across the market, it is the main currency traded against […]

Bitcoin Surges Past $5,000

Bitcoin Surges Past $5,000

Bitcoin Surges Past $5,000 $BTCUSD $JPM, $GS, $GOOGL Bitcoin’s surge has divided the financial community between those convinced it is a bubble on the verge of popping. Questions being asked on Wall Street and Main Street about speculation on Bitcoin after the digital currency breached 5,000 for the 1st time, pushing this year’s gains to more […]

ICOs ALERT: SEC CYBER UNIT and TASK FORCE

ICOs ALERT: SEC CYBER UNIT and TASK FORCE

ICOs ALERT: SEC CYBER UNIT and TASK FORCE ICO With increased attention to how securities laws may apply to digital token sales and the disruptive nature of increased cyber threats to the investor community, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) last week announced two new initiatives. The SEC’s press release, found here, outlined the creation of the […]

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin”

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin”

‘Goldie’s’ Boss says, “Keep an open mind on Bitcoin” $BTCUSD, $GS, $JPM Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) CEO Lloyd Blankfein said he is keeping an open mind on Bitcoin after a media report that the investment bank was exploring a new trading operation dedicated to cryptocurrencies.  Follow Lloyd Blankfein  ✔@lloydblankfein Still thinking about #Bitcoin. No conclusion […]

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown

Bitcoin Traders Defy PBOC Crackdown $TECHY Just a few weeks after the PBOC banned fundraising through token launches and ordered some Bitcoin exchanges to shut, casting a chill over the cryptocurrency industry, Chinese traders say that the market is far from dead. While several exchanges announced that they will close Saturday, 30 October, traders have […]

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC

Bitcoin Trading Applications Snagged at SEC $BTCSD, $ICE An effort to allow investors to trade digital currencies as easily as stocks stumbled when backers withdrew 2 proposals to list Bitcoin funds. Intercontinental Exchange Inc.’s (ICE) NYSE Arca exchange Wednesday withdrew an application with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list Grayscale Investments LLC’s […]

Our Eyes are an Engineering Marvel, Protect Them

Our Eyes are an Engineering Marvel, Protect Them

Our Eyes are an Engineering Marvel, Protect Them $AAPL Digital Eye Strain Is Destroying Your Eyes Here is how to identify it, protect yourself, and begin reversing the impact. Eyes are a marvel of biological engineering; small and powerful, they drives our thoughts, actions, and behavior. It is how humans, mostly experience the world. We obtain new […]

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money $BTCUSD, $IBM Cryptocurrencies are not a store-of-value or a safe-haven for anyone’s money or assets.  In the beginning, Bitcoin was something of a revolution to me. The digital currency represented everything from my rebellious youth. It was a decentralized, denationalized, and digital currency […]

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators $ETHUSD, $BTCUSD Tuesday, Wall Street’s main regulator said that ICO’s (initial coin offerings), a means of crowdfunding for blockchain technology companies, should be subject to the same safeguards required in traditional securities sales. ICOs have become a bonanza for digital currency entrepreneurs, allowing them to raise millions […]

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class 

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class 

Bitcoin (cryptocurrencies) Emerges as a New Asset Class $GLD, $USD, $BTC No asset has evolved from concept to storing billions of dollars as fast as Bitcoin. In the 7 years since inception, a robust ecosystem has developed. Retail traders have the infrastructure to drive over $1-B in daily liquidity while professionals can access tailored financial […]

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer Legal marijuana companies are turning to Bitcoin, the world’s most popular digital currency, in an effort to get rid of all its cash, as banks stay on the sidelines. The inability to access traditional financial institutions is 1 of the marijuana industry’s biggest impediments. Legal cannabis was a […]

Bitcoin (BTC) More Valuable Than Gold?

Bitcoin (BTC) More Valuable Than Gold?

Bitcoin (BTC) All Time High Highlights: Two days after breaching $1,700, Bitcoin continued its surge, trading through $1,800 Coinify Deal Adds 3000 Merchants to Bitcoin Network Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges May Resume BTC Withdrawals Bitcoin Gets a Tax Cut in Australia’s 2017 Budget Japanese E-Giant Will Launch GMO-Z Bitcoin Exchange In Two Weeks. 1000 Ghs = […]

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs

Bitcoin Spikes, Marks $1,700, + $1-B Market Cap in 24 Hrs The price of the volatile digital currency rose above $1,700 Tuesday morning, according to a price index by industry website Coindesk, with analysts contemplating what risks or Back Swans could scuttle its recent price run. “Over 1 year, the market capitalization for Bitcoin has increased […]

F1’s New Owner, Liberty Media, to Expand the Iconic Brand

F1’s New Owner, Liberty Media, to Expand the Iconic Brand

F1’s New Owner, Liberty Media, to Expand the Iconic Brand $LMCA, $LBTYB New F1 Chairman, Chase Carey, Vice Chairman of 21st Century Fox says changes are in store for Formula 1 Formula One Group’s new Chairman Chase Carey said Sunday in Singapore that Liberty Media’s purchase of the world’s #1 motorsport is not solely aimed […]

The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology

The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology

The Many Reasons to Embrace Technology $FB, $GOOGL, $AAPL, $MSFT “The strongest force propelling human progress has been the swift advance and wide diffusion of technology.” — The Economist Some historical facts, as follows: In the year 1820, a person could expect to live less than 35 years, 94% of the global population lived in extreme poverty, […]

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st”

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st”

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st” A digital shift in healthcare has paved the way for advances in automation, AI (artificial intelligence) and even surgical robots. Whether using a virtual human to capture patient intake data or sensors to monitor symptoms, digital technology is driving the industry forward. But concern exists that this technology […]

In Digital Readiness Singapore Ranks #1, US #5, UAE 26th

In Digital Readiness Singapore Ranks #1, US #5, UAE 26th

In Digital Readiness Singapore Ranks #1, US #5, UAE 26th A nation’s ability to take advantage of information and communications technology in order to increase its competitiveness and well-being depends on its readiness quickly to implement and adopt new technologies as they emerge. The World Economic Forum identifies this ability as network readiness, and in […]

China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption

China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption

China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption For foreign companies targeting the deep pockets of China’s growing middle class, understanding demand and consumption habits are Key. The future of consumption in China is digital, consumer-driven and aided by safe and secure mobile payment systems, according to attendees of the 3-day annual World Economic Forum […]

China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation

China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation

China, International Investors Confident about Economic Transformation The Fourth Industrial Revolution is driven by the increasing use of digital technologies and highly intelligent robots in the leading world economies. International investors are confident about China’s economic transformation, believing it can bring them good opportunities. Speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum in […]

GE (NYSE:GE), Saudi’s SAIIC Ink $3-B Deal to support new Saudi Vision

GE (NYSE:GE), Saudi’s SAIIC Ink $3-B Deal to support new Saudi Vision

GE (NYSE:GE), Saudi’s SAIIC Ink $3-B Deal to support new Saudi Vision $GE The J-V agreement will help expand the Kingdom’s local manufacturing sector The US industrial conglomerate General Electric (NYSE:GE) has signed a $3-B MOU (memorandum of understanding) with the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Company (SAIIC) to help develop the local manufacturing industry. Under […]

Ferrari’s President, “F1 must take full advantage of the Digital Era”

Ferrari’s President, “F1 must take full advantage of the Digital Era”

Ferrari’s President, “F1 must take full advantage of the Digital Era” $RACE, $TWTR, $FB, $FCAU Ferrari’s President Sergio Marchionne has criticized Formula 1 for its failure to take full advantage of the modern digital era and use social media to grow its audience Mr. Marchionne’s remarks come as Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) signed a multi-million dollar deal […]