The 10 Common Mistakes Checklist for Cryptocurrency Investors

There’s a reason people say that cryptocurrencies are like the wild wild west: there is snake oil scam artists, pitfalls, and traps out there in the desert.    Don’t be a wide-eyed pioneer who hears “there’s gold in them thar hills!” and rushes out without any preparation. Remember what the great Benjamin Franklin said: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”   This short infographic will fill you in on the basic pioneering trapdoors and pitfalls to avoid when hunting coins in the crypto wild west.   …

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Why Bitcoin is turning into a safe haven for investors

Every fiat currency is devaluing itself on purpose    As the U.S. and other countries attempt to bolster economic growth through rate cuts, investors are beginning to flock to gold, cash, government bonds and increasingly Bitcoin as a hedge, according to economist, Raoul Pal.      In a Twitter thread, the former Goldman Sachs executive makes the case for why the world is fast approaching a currency crisis. Pal also believes Bitcoin will thrive throughout the impending monetary carnage. He warns that:    We are at the most important juncture…

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World, Business, Bitcoin News Today – 7 August 2019 – Pakistan vows to fight India on Kashmir

Pakistan vows to fight India on Kashmir Pakistani PM Imran Khan has vowed to fight India’s decision to revoke Indian-administered Kashmir’s autonomy, including at the UN Security Council. Mr Khan said the move was in breach of international law, adding that he feared ethnic cleansing by India. The region remains locked down, a day after India announced the move. The Himalayan region of Kashmir is claimed in its entirety by both India and Pakistan, but each country controls only part of it. There is a long-running separatist insurgency on the…

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World, Business and Bitcoin News Today – 6 August 2019 -Trump imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela

    Trump imposes sweeping sanctions on Venezuela  President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order freezing all assets of the Venezuelan government, further tightening restrictions on embattled President Nicolas Maduro. The sanctions are the latest economic maneuvers targeting the Maduro government, since late July when the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned 13 entities and 10 individuals, including three of Maduro’s stepsons, for running an alleged corrupt network of shell companies to syphon money from the country’s emergency food subsidy program. The United States government has been applying pressure on…

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[ Exclusive 60 mins Video ] – Dubai royal insider breaks silence on escaped princesses

For the first time, Dubai royal family member and palace insider, Marcus Essabri, exposes what life is like inside the royal family. In a world exclusive interview with 60 Minutes, he says the freedoms of women are severely restricted, and there are torturous consequences for those who dare to defy those in power.   “I wouldn’t treat even an animal the way she has been treated,” Essabri told 60 Minutes reporter Tom Steinfort of his cousin Princess Latifa’s condition.       Princess Haya is the third princess to attempt…

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World, Business and Bitcoin News Today – 5 August 2019 – Shooting Massacre in the US, India Revokes Kashmir Status

    29 People dead in US Mass Shooting As reported by the BBC:President Donald Trump has said “hate has no place” in the US after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings over the weekend, amid accusations that he bears some responsibility. An attack on a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas left 20 dead, while nine died in a shooting in Dayton, Ohio. Mr Trump said “perhaps more has to be done” to stop such attacks. But critics said he was part of the problem, citing his…

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World, Business and Bitcoin News Today – 2 August 2019 – US pulls out of Nuclear Treaty with Russia

    US pulls out of Nuclear Treaty with Russia. As reported by the BBC:The US is set to formally withdraw from a nuclear treaty with Russia, raising fears of a new arms race. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, INF. was signed by US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987. It banned missiles with ranges between 500-5,500 km (310-3,400 miles). But earlier this year the US and Nato accused Russia of violating the pact by deploying a new type of cruise missile, which Moscow has denied.…

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UK moving towards Bitcoin and Crypto Ban

The UK has been in the news lately about Brexit  and new prime minister, Boris Johnson but now the U.K.’s financial services watchdog has warned potential investors that bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have “no intrinsic value,” with some taking the caution as a signal the country could be moving towards a bitcoin ban.   This is a small, complex and evolving market covering a broad range of activities,” said Christopher Woolard, executive director of strategy and competition at the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which oversees London’s huge banking industry. Today’s…

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World, Business and Bitcoin News Today – 1 August 2019 – Bitcoin breaks $10,000, Bin Laden’s son killed in Airstrike

    Bitcoin breaks $10,000. Bitcoin bulls had something to get excited about, as the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization jumped 3% overnight. Overall the market was mixed though with Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash, losing 3% each. Lite coin had a good day with a 4% jump. The cryptocurrency markets are looking for direction, after Facebook’s Libra plans seem uncertain, and bulls are hoping that Bitcoin could set the trend going into August     Bin Laden’s son killed in Airstrike Hamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama…

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World, Business and Bitcoin News Today, 31 July 2019 – Democrats clash over Healthcare and Immigration, North Korea fires more missiles

    Democrats clash over healthcare and immigration. Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls have clashed in a televised US debate, that laid bare the party’s deep divisions over how best to win in 2020. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, the most liberal candidates in the crowded field, came under attack from their more moderate colleagues. The three women, and seven men on stage in Michigan, debated healthcare, border policy and how to defeat Donald Trump. Ten more Democrats, including Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, will debate on Wednesday. The winner of…

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