The head of the International Monetary Fund, economist Kristalina Georgieva, is listing the organization’s top priorities for the new year. To stimulate a healthy global economy for its 189 member countries, Georgieva says leaders will have to “keep pace with fact developments in fintech, including digital currencies.” How is the #IMF going to use its…

Donations are pouring in as firefighters continue to battle a series of devastating wildfires across Australia’s southeast. Australian-American actress Nicole Kidman and singer Keith Urban say they’re donating half a million dollars to help people who have been affected by the wildfires. American singer and songwriter Pink is also donating $500,000. In the cryptoverse, board…

Ryan Selkis just dropped a 70-page report covering the cryptocurrency industry, from Bitcoin to Ethereum to the leaders who are building revolutionary companies designed to shake up the status quo. The founder of Messari, a crypto research firm, and a former managing director at CoinDesk, Selkis says the report is primarily a collection of strong…

The price of Bitcoin initially stabilized near the 7,500 level after dipping into the 6,500 area earlier this week. As we wrap up November, where will Bitcoin prices go from here? While altcoins also have shown signs of recovery, what does this mean for the “Alt Season” believers? Bitcoin: Short Term Cautiously Optimistic, Medium Term…

  A leading crypto analyst expects Bitcoin to once again retreat and consolidate before the start of a new rally. The anonymous analyst who goes by the name Filbfilb tells his 7,300 followers on TradingView that he expects BTC to climb below $8,500 in the short term. “The ‘working week bears’ have kept the weekend…

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…