Monero: The Last Stand for Freedom

Monero: The Last Stand For Freedom

Monero: The Last Stand for Freedom Privacy currency Monero has been rallying recently, reaching a two year high of  $134.34 on October 13. It is the 15th largest digital coin by market capitalization at the time of writing. Let’s take a look at why we say Monero: The Last Stand For Freedom. The rally was seen in other privacy coins as well such as Zcash and Zcoin and comes in the wake of international demand for strong encryption. A recent joint statement by the US, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand,…

Best Performing Cryptos 1H 2020

Best Performing Cryptocurrencies

Best Performing Cryptos The first half of 2020 saw the explosion of DeFi as users saw the potential of decentralized platforms for performing traditional financial transactions such as lending and borrowing, trading and holding assets in several forms while generating returns either through yield, trading fees, staking, interest or dividends. Let us take a look at the best performing cryptos of 1H 2020. Despite the market crash in March, several altcoins have rallied on the strength of the DeFi promise. While Bitcoin also rallied, the show clearly belonged to DeFi…

The Cryptocurrency Dilemma Is Here

The Crytocurrency Dilemma

World Governments Vs. The Decentralization Movement Digital currency, electronic currency, cyber currency, virtual commodity, virtual asset, cyber-token; these are some of the interestingly varied names that certain governments use to refer to what most know as cryptocurrency. This variation across jurisdictions can be said to be indicative of a great dilemma that many governments have with the notion of cryptocurrencies. Let’s discuss further The Cryptocurrency Dilemma that is coming to a head. The fast-growing crypto industry is now going through a critical phase in its development; a time which can…

Is DeFi for Real?

Is Defi For Real?

What Is DeFi And What Is It Used For? Decentralized Finance or DeFi has several use cases today, but the technological and regulatory frameworks needed to mainstream it are yet to evolve. DeFi is a novel way of approaching financial transactions that removes the need for custodial and third party agencies between any two users in a transaction. Traditional banks and financiers are no longer needed for financial dealings in DeFi, allowing it to offer more choices for secure transfers to a wider customer base. Users can choose from several dApps…

Digital Banking Becomes A Reality

Digital Banking Becomes A Reality

Kraken Financial is the first crypto currency exchange to get approval to provide digital banking services as Digital Banking Becomes A Reality. Tentatively called Kraken Financial, the new bank will be able to make conversions between digital and fiat currencies for customers without the intervention of a third party. Kraken exchange, which allows users to buy, sell, and trade digital currencies, has so far depended on external portals for conversions between fiat and crypto currencies. With the new charter, the exchange will now be able to help customers bring the…

EA Completely Fumbles Its Madden NFL 21 Xbox Series X Reveal

EA officially announces Madden NFL 21 for Xbox Series X. The company also confirms that players will be able to get a free Xbox Series X upgrade if they buy the game on Xbox One. However, the terms for the upgrade are much more limited compared to other Xbox Series X Smart Delivery titles. In the Xbox Series X gameplay reveal event on May 7, Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes II was on hand to announce Madden NFL 21 for the console. Like several other games shown as part…

‘Fastest Horse’ Bitcoin Blasts Toward $10,000 as Paul Tudor Jones Backs BTC

Bitcoin’s price peaked at $9,972.03, its highest in two-and-a-half months. Billionaire hedge fund manager Pual Tudor Jones says he bought BTC futures to hedge against inflation. Bitcoin’s quadrennial halving event is likely to fall on May 12. The price of bitcoin edged closer to the psychological $10,000 level on Thursday, as investors geared up for the quadrennial halving in roughly five days. Meanwhile, one of the world’s most famous investors just threw his weight behind BTC as a hedge against inflation. Bitcoin Approaches $10,000 Bitcoin’s value peaked at $9,972.03 on…

The Earl Thomas Drama Doesn’t Have Any Heroes – So Stop Looking

NFL safety Earl Thomas was reportedly held at gunpoint… by his own wife. Nina Thomas had caught her husband at an orgy with several women – and his brother. Twitter is frantically searching for a hero in a real-life drama that has none. Nina Thomas, the wife of NFL safety Earl Thomas, is facing multiple charges after holding her husband at gunpoint last month when she found him in bed with several women – as well as his brother. As usual, Twitter was quick to begin dishing out hot takes…

Meghan Markle Is ‘Unmaternal’ & a ‘Phony,’ Claims Queen of Chick Lit

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry claimed they had to leave the royal family to escape the media attention in the U.K. In a move that confused many, they then set off for Los Angeles, California–hardly the peaceful backwater that will provide a quiet life. Recent coverage of Emily Giffin’s comments is an example of the U.S. media at work. There will be no hiding place. Remember when everyone said that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were leaving the U.K. and the royal family because they wanted privacy and a break…

This Is Why the Dow Ignored Another Dire Unemployment Report

The Dow Jones powered higher on Thursday as risk-taking returned on Wall Street. Stock market bulls remain immune to the dire unemployment figures coming out of the U.S. Many economists view the future as uncertain, with a growing consensus emerging that there will be no quick fix for the global economy. The Dow Jones enjoyed a strong bounce on Thursday, as bullish momentum outstripped yet another dire initial jobless claims figure. Uncertainty remains the order of the day, but stock market bulls cling to Chinese data and vaccine hopes as…