Bitcoin Vs. The Banks

Bitcoin Vs. The Banks

What Is a Fiat Currency System? Banks have always controlled the flow of money within the economy. The central bank is the controller of fiat coins, and these coins were the only currency that facilitated the financial transactions in all economies of the world. But the introduction of cryptocurrency saw the emergence of decentralized currencies […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL ICE Brent Crude at 79.05 and Nymex WTI Crude at 71.89 could see some near term falls to 77 and 70.50 respectively before attempting another rise. Gold at 1288.70 is stable near current marks. A fall to support at 1275 is not expected, so the […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed on the week which ended 18 May, with Soybean futures falling 0.47% on precieved trade tensions between China and the United States. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 6c weekly, or 1.51%, to […]

Markets Love the USA China Deal

Markets Love the USA China Deal

Asian markets rallied Monday and the dollar extended gains after the US and China said they had agreed to hold off imposing tariffs, averting a potentially damaging trade war. After high-level talks in Washington the two economic superpowers revealed a deal had been hammered out, ending months of tension that have sent financial markets into […]

Another Euro Crisis Looms

Another Euro Crisis Looms

Capital investment in 24 of the EU’s 28 member states has fallen dramatically over the past ten years, according to data from statistical agency Eurostat. Investment decreased on average by 2.3 percent, falling to 20.1 percent of GDP last year. It stood at 22.4 percent from 2007 to 2017 period. Countries in Europe’s east and […]

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game”

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game”

Dubai Getting Ahead of “the Cryptocurrency Game” $BTC, $ETH, $CME, $CBOT The Big Qs are: How seriously should we take the rise of cryptocurrency? Is it a serious rival to traditional currency? Should businesses consider using cryptocurrency? What do they need to do to implement it? Is enough being done to educate individuals and businesses […]

Swiss based Cryptocurrency exchange DEx.top opens end of month

Swiss based Cryptocurrency exchange DEx.top opens end of month

Swiss based decentralized exchange DEx.top opens end of month – trial period starts May 24th Blockchain giant Bitmain incubates decentralized platform for instant trading Zug, May 18th. – DEx.top, the Switzerland based trading platform, launches an open source decentralized trading platform incubated by the Bitmain Technologies. By using a double ledger method (off-chain matching, batching orders […]

Expect Crude Oil Prices to Cool, $80 bbl ‘Unhealthy’

Expect Crude Oil Prices to Cool, $80 bbl ‘Unhealthy’

Expect Crude Oil Prices to Cool, $80 bbl ‘Unhealthy’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $USO, $OIL, $VXX BP (NYSE:BP) CEO Bob Dudley expects a flood of US Shale Oil, and the reopening of OPEC taps to cool the Crude Oil market after price rose above $80 bbl this week. US President Donald Trump’s decision to exit an […]

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Silver, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $SLV, $CU, $USO, $OIL Brent Crude at 79.58  is trading higher, the Crude Oil Bulls look strong in here and could test 81then dip to 79. WTI Crude Oil at 71.74 sees resistance 73 and push the price down to 70. But if it break North then 74-75 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Thursday, with Wheat futures rising for the 3rd session running on worries that adverse weather will lead to crop shortfalls in Key growing areas around the world. Soybean futures fell, pressured by fresh concerns about exports. Corn futures […]

China Buying Major Soybean Tonnage from Russia 

China Buying Major Soybean Tonnage from Russia 

China Buying Major Soybean Tonnage from Russia $SOY China, the world’s biggest Soybean importer, almost 3X’s purchases from Russia during this current  trade dispute with the US, the world’s biggest producer of the Oil seed. Russia sold about 850,000 tonnes of Soybeans to China in MY 2016-2017, according to Russia’s agriculture agency. That is more […]

OPEC and the Iran Deal

OPEC and the Iran Deal

Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry has played down the impact of the recent US decision to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal on OPEC, saying the organisation has been through a lot in the past, reflecting its resilience during geopolitical issues that arise on regional and international levels. “I don’t think this time […]

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague, the fourth annual event dedicated to the blockchain, cryptocurrencies and ICO, will be held on May 17. This is one of the largest platforms in Europe for the exchange of experience and search for potential partners. Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague is an event organized […]

Cryptocurrency for the Porn Market

Cryptocurrency for the Porn Market

The Free Speech Coalition, the national trade association for the adult industry, is pleased to announce that intimate.io, an innovator working to provide stable cryptocurrency for the adult industry, has joined the organization at the Platinum level. “We know the discrimination adult businesses face from traditional banking institutions, as well as the hesitation many of […]

CZero Mobility All Set to Launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) June 10

CZero Mobility All Set to Launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) June 10

CZero Mobility, a disruptive EV startup company focused on a sustainable and affordable electric mobility future in the cost sensitive Indian and South East Asian markets, is launching their ICO on June 10. The company is wooing early investors to help ensure the forward progressions of its patented products in the EV ecosystem space are […]

ICO News: Funding a low cost AIDS Cure

ICO News: Funding a low cost AIDS Cure

INNOVATIVE BIORESEARCH, a biotech company performing novel HIV, cancer and regeneration research, launched on May 1, 2018, the pre-sale of INNBC Tokens to develop a low cost cell-based therapy for HIV, a revolutionary blockchain app for biomedical research named “You’re not alone” and a Token backed by the value of actual physical goods. INNBC Token […]

The HoweyCoin ICO is an SEC Education Tool

The HoweyCoin ICO is an SEC Education Tool

If you’ve ever been tempted to buy into a hot investment opportunity linked with luxury travel, the Securities and Exchange Commission has a deal for you. Check out the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy’s mock initial coin offering (ICO) website that touts an all too good to be true investment opportunity. But please […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Wednesday, with Soybean futures dropping nearly 2% on profit taking and some uncertainty of China-US trade consultations. Wheat futures ticked higher on short-covering, recovering from a 3-week low hit Tuesday, while Corn edged lower. The most active Corn contract […]

Uncertainty Dominates Asian Trading Session

Uncertainty Dominates Asian Trading Session

Asian traders were biding their time in early trade on Thursday as a healthy lead from Wall Street was tempered by geopolitical concerns and caution ahead of high-level China-US trade talks. All three main US indexes finished in the green zone thanks to another positive round of economic indicators and corporate results. However, traders remain […]

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future”

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future”

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future” $BTCUSD, $TWTR, $SQ Jack Dorsey, speaking to a crowd of cryptocurrency enthusiasts, declared that he is in sync with their view that digital currencies are the way of the future. “The Internet deserves a native currency; it will have a native currency,” Mr. Dorsey, […]

Swiss Blockchain Startup envion AG Reports Suspected Fraud in Crowdfunding Campaign

Swiss Blockchain Startup envion AG Reports Suspected Fraud in Crowdfunding Campaign

Swiss crypto-mining startup, envion AG, has called on crypto exchanges around the world to cease trading in EVN tokens. Apparently, a large number of tokens have been generated illegally, part of which had already been put in circulation and sold. Envion’s CEO Matthias Woestmann announced the release of new EVN tokens and a token swap. […]

Gold is a Buy

Gold is a Buy

Against growing crude prices gold is significantly cheap and presents a good buying opportunity, according to Leigh Goehring, managing partner at New York-based firm Goehring & Rozencwajg Associates. The analyst compared the current situation to the one gold and oil markets experienced 20 years ago. “Back in the first quarter of 1999 oil was $11 […]

USA are Not the World’s Crypto-Currency Regulator

USA are Not the World’s Crypto-Currency Regulator

The world’s first state-backed digital currency ‘el petro’ launched by Venezuela this year to circumvent US sanctions is reportedly getting help from a Russian bank. According to Associated Press, Russia’s Evrofinance Mosnarbank has become the first international financial institution so far willing to back the petro after US authorities warned potential investors over related risks. […]

Blockchain INDO 2018, Jakarta’s crypto-conference in May: how it was

Blockchain INDO 2018, Jakarta’s crypto-conference in May: how it was

Blockchain INDO 2018, Jakarta’s crypto-conference in May: how it was Blockchain INDO 2018 held on 11 & 12 May 2018 at Kempinski Grand Ballroom Jakarta successfully comprised experts, speakers, exhibitors and participants from blockchain, digital assets and fintech – nearly 1000 participants from around the world who attended the event. The 2-day conference & exhibition […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Brent Crude at 78.18, and WTI Crude Oil 71.05 are stable in here. WTI Crude Oil has support at 70.50 and could move up in here, while there is little room on the upside for Brent Crude. Brent Crude has Key resistance at 80, and could be ranged […]

The Technical Outlook for Ethereum

The Technical Outlook for Ethereum

The Technical Outlook for Ethereum $ETHUSD Early this moth ETH/USD showed relative strength among the major cryptos. Although last week’s pullback saw Ethereum move below support at 700, it has risen back above it and price did not break below the invalidation mark at 627, tilting to Bearish. Currently, Ethereum is trading at: 686.605, -47.715, or -6.50%, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed Tuesday morning, with Soybean futures rising, as the trade tensions between China and the United States showed signs of softening. CBOT brokers estimate that funds Tuesday sold 6,500 contracts of Soybean, bought 2,000 contracts of Chicago Wheat and […]

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks

Pre-Civil War Fiat Money was Issued Regionally by Private Banks $BTCUSD In the pre-Civil War era, 90% of US money was regionally issued banknotes from private banks. These currencies traded at different rates at different times and places. There were discount books in each town to keep track of how much each currency should be […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Monday, with Soybean futures surging more than 1% on news of easing trade tensions between China and the United States. The most active Corn contract for July delivery kept Unchanged at 3.965 bu. July Wheat delivery dropped 7.5c, or […]

Bitcoin Tested Support to a 3 Wk Low and Bounced

Bitcoin Tested Support to a 3 Wk Low and Bounced

Bitcoin Tested Support to a 3 Wk Low and Bounced $BTCUSD,$ETHUSD, $CME Bitcoin tested and bounced Monday on the news that a Florida tax collector would accept the cryptocurrency for payments of several services. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 8,695.652344,+292.291016, or +3.478256%, as of 3:56a BST, the market is open. Joel Greenberg, tax collector for Seminole County […]

Singapore ICO Launch 23 May 2018

Singapore ICO Launch 23 May 2018

Modern data-driven culture has advanced many industries including recruitment, professional services and the way we conduct business, but expect even further advancements as Profede’s horizontal protocol is capable of disrupting a global market. Blockchain-based Profede enables professional users to gain back control, power, and privacy from the jeopardizing methods which currently exist. Professional users set […]

Socialism Set to Destroy Mexico

Socialism Set to Destroy Mexico

The fiery leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks increasingly hard to beat in Mexico’s upcoming presidential election — drawing dire warnings from some in the business community that he would wreck Latin America’s second-largest economy. The trillion-dollar question facing Mexicans as they prepare to cast their ballots on July 1 is: would he? The sharp-tongued, […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

  Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Brent Crude at 76.75, and WTI Crude Oil at 70.47 have paused to refresh after the sharp rise seen in the last few sessions. WTI Crude Oil could test support at 69.5-70.0 before again trying to move up again. Brent Crude could come off […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Down Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Down Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Down Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Friday after Top Soybean buyer in China lowered its import estimates for MY 2018/19. Soybean futures suffered double digit losses after China, the biggest importer of US Soybean, predicted a decline in  imports for the 1st time in […]

Bitcoin Bulls are Still in the Action

Bitcoin Bulls are Still in the Action

Bitcoin Bulls are Still in the Action $BTCUSD Saturday, Bitcoin gained 0.84% to end the day at $8,483.2. It was only the 2nd positive day last week that has left Bitcoin down 12.2% Monday through Saturday. Friday saw Bitcoin fall to an intra-day low and new low $8,204.4 before a late morning recovery, Bitcoin managing to […]

This Week in Bitcoin

This Week in Bitcoin

This week’s round-up features a colorful selection of bitcoin stories but we’ll start with the possible explanation for recent market dips. Most cryptocurrencies dropped in price over the period, following developments with depressing effect on traders. In Japan, Mt. Gox’s bitcoins stored in court ordered wallets have moved again, while in South Korea, the largest […]

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming

Cryptocurrency Regulation: New Laws, Big Changes Coming $BTCUSD There are Asian countries feeling the effects of inadequate cryptocurrency regulation, and others, like India, China and SKorea, have taken an uncertain or hostile stance to cryptocurrency. That frame is not likely to last too much longer Japan is building a clear framework for how virtual currency exchanges, and ICOs (initial coin […]

Turkish Economy May Collapse

Turkish Economy May Collapse

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday declared that interest rates were the “mother and father of all evil”, a controversial comment that prompted a sharp loss in value of the Turkish lira and has raised questions about the future of the Turkish Economy. Erdogan, who is campaigning for snap parliamentary and presidential elections on June […]

ICO for Fine Art

ICO for Fine Art

Masterworks today announces its launch as the world’s first blockchain-based fine art investment platform that will allow anyone to invest in specific works of art. All offerings will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission with share ownership recorded on the Ethereum blockchain to provide transparency to investors. For its inaugural offering, Masterworks plans […]

Vreo to empower gamers by tokenizing in-game attention

Vreo to empower gamers by tokenizing in-game attention

Gaming is among the most obvious target sectors for disruptive blockchain technology. Now, the team of Vreo has developed a software solution that allows game developers to easily define ad-space within their game and tokenize in-game attention. Functioning like a digital in-game billboard, ad-space on display will trigger real-time token payouts from advertisers to developers, […]

EOE Blockchain Raises $10m

EOE Blockchain Raises $10m

EOE, a leading digital asset trading platform, has raised ten million US dollars in the new funding round in early April 2018 from Lion Financial Group. EOE is ready to start with the first phase of a comprehensive V1.0 program, including establishing the membership system and uploading data to blockchain. The EOE (Exchange of Exchanges) […]

Hard Forking at New York’s Inaugural Blockchain Week

Hard Forking at New York’s Inaugural Blockchain Week

Hard Forking at New York’s Inaugural Blockchain Week Achain, first discussed its Hard Fork theory in November 2017. Hard Forking enables you to fork the main chain (instead of creating tokens and services on the main chain), which creates its own blockchain increasing speed, scalability, security and flexibility. Achain uses forking to meet different business […]

Create Your Own CryptoCurrency ICO

Create Your Own CryptoCurrency ICO

Create Your Own CryptoCurrency ICO CryptoCurrencies Heffx has built and is building a large number of CryptoCurrencies for clients, these range from Smart Contracts on the Ethereum network to mined Blockchain currencies. Heffx can also manage and report on these currencies, facilitate listing and trading and assist in the development of White Papers. As the […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY Commentary: Pressure on the Buck. PE US Dollar (.DXY) Index -0.4% to 92.70 $EURUSD +0.58% at 1.1921 $GBPUSD -0.18% to 1.3518 $USDCHF -0.21% to 1.0027 $USDJPY -0.27% to 109.41 $USDCNY -0.23% to 6.344 US Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased 0.2% in April, less than the 0.3% rise projected. Naturally, there […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed Thursday,as Wheat futures fell to a near 2-week low after the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 1st official estimate of the 2018-19 US Wheat harvest came in above trade expectations. Soybean futures rose, and Corn followed Wheat lower. CBOT […]

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More

Knightsbridge to Accept Bitcoin and Ethereum for Race Horses and More $BTC, $ETH Knightsbridge are now accepting Bitcoin and Ethereum for syndications and service fees. Knightsbridge Bloodstock can make your dream of owning a racehorse a reality. Thoroughbred syndication will give you the fantastic opportunity of owning your very own share in a racehorse for […]

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000

Bitcoin Moved to Test Key Support Near $9,000 $BTCUSD Thursday, after a quiet start to cryptocurrencies came under selling pressure, with market participants speculating about large blocks of cryptos being offloaded, pushing Bitcoin’s value lower. Bitcoin, the world’s #1 digital currency traded in a $200 range Thursday before giving up $220, or 2.3% quickly. Currently, […]

Oil is not a Buy

Oil is not a Buy

The price of crude oil has risen to an almost three-year high, following US President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, as well as bullish US crude inventory numbers. Trump announced the return of a raft of sanctions against the Iranian regime within the next 180 days unless a new, […]

The Potential of Blockchain

The Potential of Blockchain

Economists have been exploring people’s behavior for hundreds of years: how we make decisions, how we act individually and in groups, how we exchange value. They’ve studied the institutions that facilitate our trade, like legal systems, corporations, marketplaces. But there is a new, technological institution that will fundamentally change how we exchange value, and it’s […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: US Crude production has risen to 10.7-M BPD from 10.62-M BPD the week prior. The EIA has now raised its US Crude Oil production outlook to rise by 1.14-M BPD for the next year revised up from the earlier projection of 750,000 BPD. PE Brent […]

Profede ICO Launch Singapore

Profede ICO Launch Singapore Prior to launching their ICO, Profede – a highly promising new blockchain-based protocol aiming to revolutionize the professional recruitment industry will holding its first ICO presentation in Asia on 23 May 2018 in Singapore. The launch event is organized by ICO Event Company “Founder and CEO” and attendance will be by […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Wednesday as traders were squaring their positions ahead of a Key monthly crop report. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 0.5c, or 0.12% to settle at 4.0275 bu. July Wheat delivery went down 4c, or 0.78% […]

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000

Bitcoin Focused on Cracking, Breaking Key Resistance at $10,000 $BTCUSD Bitcoin prices rose Wednesday as the # 1 cryptocurrency by market value is focused on $10,000. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 9,344.3555,+305.20, or +3.38%, as of 6:24a BST, the market is open Prices ranged within  $9,200 – 9,300 for most of the trading day. Bitcoin and some […]

The Year of the Security Token

The Year of the Security Token

The Year of the Security Token $BTCUSD Blockchain is 1 of the fastest growing ideas in recent history, and its revolutionary decentralized model is being appropriated by industries far and wide. Its popularity began with Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, which is now almost 10 years old. Bitcoin was the seminal cryptocurrency back when it was just […]

Stocks Break Out, Gold Bulls Patiently Await ‘Turmoil’

Stocks Break Out, Gold Bulls Patiently Await ‘Turmoil’

Stocks Break Out, Gold Bulls Patiently Await ‘Turmoil’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $GLD The Gold market is greeting geopolitical turmoil with a Yawn, as stocks made a strong move North on with the S&P 500 and the NAS Comp each + 1.0%, and the DJIA advancing 0.8%. The precious Yellow metal has dropped for 3 weeks […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Tuesday, US President Donald Trump  announced his decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal. PE Brent Crude at 76.69 trades higher after testing intra-day lows of 73.10 Tuesday. WTI Crude Oil at 70.63 is up from 67.64. Note: While the rising momentum is strong Brent Crude […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded higher Tuesday on reports that Beijing and Washington pledged to continue trade talks. Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China and the United States should maintain communication to try to find a way to properly solve their trade […]

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots!

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots!

Bitcoin: The Why, The Why Nots! $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME Bitcoin has been in the news for the past year, and a clear understanding about how the cryptocurrency actually works and its volatility has kept many professional investors and traders from considering it worthy. There surely is plenty of money to be made, but investors must […]

The Trump Rally has Just Begun

The Trump Rally has Just Begun

Economic growth is expected to continue in the U.S. throughout 2018, say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in their Spring 2018 Semiannual Economic Forecast. Expectations for the remainder of 2018 continue to be positive in both the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors. These projections are part of the forecast issued by the Institute for Supply […]

Top 10 Technology Trends for 2018

Top 10 Technology Trends for 2018

The top 10 technology trends predicted to reach adoption in 2018 are: Deep learning (DL). Machine learning (ML) and more specifically DL are already on the cusp of revolution. They are widely adopted in datacenters (Amazon making graphical processing units [GPUs] available for DL, Google running DL on tensor processing units [TPUs], Microsoft using field […]

China Still Out-Trades USA

China Still Out-Trades USA

China’s surplus with the United States widened in April, underlining an imbalance between the economic titans as they struggle to reach an agreement on averting a potentially damaging trade war. The figures Tuesday will likely reinforce Washington’s determination after high-level talks in Beijing last week ended with both sides admitting there were big differences to […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: US President Donald Trump Tweeted Monday announcing his decision on Iran will come at 2:00p EDT Tuesday, the market awaits the announcement. PE Brent Crude at 75.52 dipped from 76.34, while WTI Crude Oil at 69.98 is down from 70.83. Both are down from […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Monday morning amid concerns over the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China. As of 1456 GMT, July Corn was down 5.5c at 4.0075 bu, while July Wheat was down 13.75c at 5.125 bu, and July soybeans […]

Bitcoin: All Professional Investors and Traders Knew That…

Bitcoin: All Professional Investors and Traders Knew That…

Bitcoin: All Professional Investors and Traders Knew That… $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME …the launch of Bitcoin futures would cause the price to fall. A Fed paper has attested to that as; Bitcoin’s drop following its peak near $20,000 was directly tied to the launch of a futures market, according to new research from the San Francisco […]

Oil Price on the Move: Sell the Rally

Oil Price on the Move: Sell the Rally

Crude surged to the highest level since November 2014 over fears that the United States could pull out of the Iranian nuclear pact. If the deal is scrapped, Iranian oil exports are at risk. Brent crude oil touched $75.89 a barrel, while the US West Texas Intermediate reached $70.52. The yuan-traded Shanghai futures surged to […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Crude Oil looks stable in here.PE Note: Crude Oil trades higher as the 12 May deadline for Iran sanctions nears. Brent Crude at 75.22 to test the prior high at 75.60 and looks Bullish in here. Brent Crude could continue to move up to make […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed on the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed on the week ended 4 May, with Soybean futures dropping nearly 2%. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 7.75c weekly, or 1.94%, to 4.0625 bu. July Wheat delivery added 27.75c, or 5.57%, […]

Bitcoin Continues to Consolidate Recent Bull Leg

Bitcoin Continues to Consolidate Recent Bull Leg

Bitcoin Continues to Consolidate Recent Bull Leg $BTCUSD Bitcoin (BTCUSD) follows technical patterns in textbook ways, thought some see it differently. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 9,331.26, -311.44, or -3.2455%, as of 4.01a BST, the market is open Have a look. This is the 4-hourly chart of Bitcoin for the last month. Each of these candles represents a […]

Philippine Economy a Growth Story

Philippine Economy a Growth Story

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reiterated its view that the Philippine economy will grow by an even faster clip in the years ahead on the back of rising manufacturing and other investments. Ramesh Subramaniam, ADB Director General for Southeast Asia, said rising labor productivity, as well as investments in manufacturing and technology are building […]

US Economy and Earnings Season

US Economy and Earnings Season

Higher costs for oil, industrial metals and other materials have emerged as a headwind during US earnings season, amplifying inflation worries at the same time the labor market is tightening. Companies from across the US economy cited the drag from supply costs in conference calls, in some cases reporting lower first-quarter profits or cutting their […]

Bitcoin’s Key Resistance Stands at $10,000/each

Bitcoin’s Key Resistance Stands at $10,000/each

Bitcoin’s Key Resistance Stands at $10,000/each $BTCUSD After a strong 4 wk Bull Run which has seen the total value of all crypto coins spike 72% to $460-B. Bitcoin accounts for 36.1% of all coins is headed toward Key resistance at $10,000 and it’s 200-Day MA at $10,015, a closely watched technical gauge of momentum […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Crude Oil looks stable in here.PE Friday, 72 and 66 look like the major support on Brent Crude at 73.60, -0.03%,  and WTI Crude Oil at 68.43, -0.01% that if they hold and drive the prices higher, or stabilize move sideways or rally up towards 74-75 […]

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing

Forex Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY Commentary: USD still holding strong on hawkish Fed statement. PE The US Dollar (.DXY) Index at 92.38 saw highs at 92.8 after the Fed expressed positivity regarding future inflation this week. Note: If .DXY dips below 92.3 Friday, could then move to 92.0-91.5 and resume its uptrend. The next target […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Thursday morning, with Wheat futures falling as rain fell across part of US plains which will benefits Wheat growth conditions. Investors awaited news from consultation between China and the United States on economic and trade issues which may be […]

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Thursday, the cryptocurrency sector maintained its Bullish momentum, with most major currencies trading up by more than 3% on the day. Below is a look at what moved the cryptocurrency market Thursday, as follows; Goldman Sachs Group, Inc (NYSE:GS) officially announced it’s opening a cryptocurrency trading desk. Despite […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: Crude Oil looks stable in here.PE Brent Crude at 73.18, and WTI Crude Oil at 67.81 are looking stable now. Brent Crude could be trading within 76-72 for a while, and WTI Crude Oil tests resistance near 70, could come off to 66-65 near term. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Wednesday morning, with Wheat futures falling on investors’ profit taking. Wheat prices rose Wednesday on reports from the Kansas Wheat Tour noting that cold and dry weather had slowed the growth. Some reports from fields indicated that the […]

Bitcoin’s Results are Strong in Here

Bitcoin’s Results are Strong in Here

Bitcoin’s Results are Strong in Here $BTCUSD April saw strong results for Bitcoin, participants are set for solid trading in this month. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: $9,237.6553,+84.6602, or +0.93%,as of 5:15a BST, the market is open. The Big Q: What is BTC’s next meaningful move despite the much improvement backdrop in recent weeks as regulatory fears […]

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing

Gold, Copper and Crude Oil Briefing $GLD, $CU, $USO, $OIL Commentary: The Asian and EU markets are open.PE Note: Increasing US Crude Oil supplies are expected to cap market gainers. Brent Crude at 73.22, and WTI Crude Oil at 67.50 are trading lower in here. Brent Crude could get some support at 72.15, while that […]

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