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Bitcoin Stuck Around $4k – What Is The Bigger Picture Around The Stagnant Price?
Bitcoin has been loitering around the four-thousand-dollar mark for a while now, but where does this fit into the bigger picture of crypto’s growth trajectory overall? Bitcoin’s fame for volatility has not really matched reality of late – at least compared to the old days. Now we’ve seen a consistent resting price point of just under four thousand dollars since November last year, with fluctuations of around $300 either side…
Scientists make Gold from Copper – Could this be a Boon for Crypto
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Scientists make Gold from Copper – Could this be a Boon for Crypto?
Scientists in China have published the results of an experiment in which they managed to create a substance “almost identical” to gold out of copper. This could potentially change the landscape of the precious metals market and push investment into other areas, including crypto. Turning lead into gold has long been posited as the alchemist’s dream – whilst remaining a fantasy. However, the next best thing may have finally happened.…
Ron Paul Crypto and Precious Metals Should be Tax Exempt in Order to Avoid Financial Meltdown
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Ron Paul: Crypto and Precious Metals Should be Tax Exempt in Order to Avoid Financial Meltdown
Ron Paul, ex-US representative, and a former presidential candidate has published an article attacking the US Federal Reserve’s “crazy” interest rate manipulation and calling for tax exemptions on cryptocurrency and precious metals in an attempt to ward off the next financial crisis. Is he right? Ron Paul has long been bullish on crypto. The former independent presidential nominee of 1988 has used his platform of the Ron Paul Institute to…
Bank Priorities Crypto Too Risky, Money Laundering Better
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Bank Priorities: Crypto Too Risky, Money Laundering Better?
As Scandinavian banking giant Nordea makes headlines for alleged involvement in money laundering, a certain irony emerges when banks are quick to decry cryptocurrency whilst engaging in corrupt practices. Helsinki-located banking giant Nordea has been implicated in a money-laundering operation in which it is alleged to have accepted criminally-sourced funds from banks based in Lithuania and Estonia. The revelation is said to relate to a larger money laundering case in…