Dow Winces as Trade War Overwhelms Crucial Stocks

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The Dow teetered toward a loss on Wednesday after President Trump exposed a lack of confidence in the state of trade negotiations with China. Trump’s unexpected remarks overwhelmed DJIA components with substantial ties to the world’s second-largest economy. Dow Slumps, Market Fails to Regain All-Time Highs The US stock market failed to regain its all-time […]

Rep. Waters Opens Libra Hearing With Indictment of Facebook's Past Mistakes

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The chair of the House Financial Services Committee opened today’s hearing on Libra by noting Facebook’s past mistakes. Today, lawmakers on the United States House of Representatives Financial Services Committee are meeting to discuss the possible effects of Facebook’s proposed Libra cryptocurrency project on the financial system. As a Cointelegraph respondent reports on July 17, committee […]

Libra’s So Terrifying It’s Making Congress Suddenly Embrace Bitcoin

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I never thought I’d see a high-ranking politician stand up and declare, “I like bitcoin.” But that’s exactly what just happened. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy practically sung bitcoin’s praises this week. How did we get here? How did we go from politicians ignoring and slamming bitcoin to embracing it?  The reason is Bitcoin Rush ... […]

Ripple’s David Schwartz Believes Uber & Amazon Should Adopt XRP For Payments

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The chief technology officer at Ripple, David Schwartz recently sat down at the recent WeAreDevelopers conference which took place in Berlin where he said some of the globe’s biggest companies are able to benefit from the use of crypto and other digital assets. Schwartz went onto talk about Ripple’s work with the numerous financial institutions […]

Tor Project’s Bitcoin Crowdfunding Campaign Hits Goal in 25 Hrs

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Launched on July 15, Tor Project’s new Bitcoin-based crowdfunding campaign reached the softcap of $10,000 in 25 hours. Tor Project’s new Bitcoin (BTC)-based crowdfunding campaign has reached the softcap of $10,000 in 25 hours after the launch.The new crowdfunding program, known as BitcoinForTor, was launched on July 15 in collaboration with open-source payment processor BTCPay […]

US Senator Expresses Concerns Over Libra

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Formerly known as ‘Facebook coin’, or ‘Facecoin’, Libra has been a controversial asset since its announcement. According to the the United States senator and a ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, Sherrod Brown “recipe for more corporate power over markets and over consumers.” Brown’s comments come through a video by @nowthisnews on Twitter posted […]

Bitcoin Price Hits Insane 1000% Premium in Hyper-Inflated Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe’s worsening economic conditions have seen the citizens of the Southern Africa republic turn to Bitcoin leading to them paying a premium price on over-the-country crypto trading platform LocalBitcoins. Currently, there are sellers on the OTC crypto trading platform asking for $104,000 per Bitcoin. With the Bitcoin price hovering below $10,000, it means they are […]

Trump Vs. Bitcoin, Japanese Exchange Hacked | Coffee and Crypto

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In the premiere episode of the new Cointelegraph series “Coffee and Crypto,” Olivia Capozzalo and Molly Jane Zuckerman discussed the latest news in the crypto industry. In the premiere episode of the new Cointelegraph series “Coffee and Crypto,” head of editorial Olivia Capozzalo and head of news Molly Jane Zuckerman discussed the latest news in […]

Venezuelan Petro Against US Sanctions: History and Use of the Crypto

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Venezuela is leading the crypto peer-to-peer BTC trade market, despite government efforts to drive adoption of its oil-backed cryptocurrency, Petro. For the entirety of cryptocurrency’s short history, Venezuela has been seen to be among the most striking example of the need for the utility. The South American country has hosted escalating political tension for years, […]