Geopolitics, monetary policy and a slowing economy have all been cited as primary factors behind gold’s bullish breakout in 2019. While these catalysts cannot be discounted, the real reason gold is surging and why it will continue to do so is the trend in real interest rates relative to inflation. Only by understanding this relationship…

Bittrex International, the Malta-based international division of US-headquartered digital asset exchange Bittrex, is halting operations in Venezuela and 30 other nations. Bittrex’s management is alerting customers and says the exchange will suspend accounts and trading activity on October 29, 2019. Bittrex users are being asked to withdraw their funds from the trading platform before that…

  Filing an emergency action, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has obtained temporary restraining orders against Telegram and its subsidiary, the Telegram Open Network (TON). The order accuses the two offshore companies of conducting an unregistered token sale starting in January of 2018. “Defendants sold approximately 2.9 billion digital tokens called ‘Grams’ at…

From betting on Bitcoin as a long-term play to booking travel plans with five more currencies, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin Crypto investor Mark Yusko says Bitcoin is a buy, despite dipping to the $8,000 range. Even if it dropped to $5,000, BTC is still…