World's Largest Online Seller Of Gold Is Now Accepting Bitcoin

"For more than 15 years, APMEX has been an industry leader and along the way has adapted to the growing needs of our customer base. As bitcoin becomes more popular and widely accepted as payment, we are thrilled to welcome the use of this cryptocurrency for buying Gold, Silver and other Precious Metals."

In Defense Of Bitcoin Hoarding

"In Internet slang, they are called the HODLers, the people who are clinging to their Bitcoin and refusing to spend it. Instead, they just refresh their wallet apps, feeling richer by day while deferring consumption. Many of these burgeoning millionaires live like paupers..."

The Spurious Math Of A Tax-Cut Rally

"Given the historical evidence regarding the implications of corporate tax cuts, we are left questioning the so-called 'Trump bump'.. We argue that a market rally based on that premise is incoherent, and the market should be discounting prices and valuations due to the tax cuts not inflating them."

Goldman Will Clear Bitcoin Futures

Despite all the risk/margin worries, and volatility fearmongering, and fraud allegations, Bloomberg reports that, according to a person familiar, Goldman Sachs plans to clear bitcoin futures contracts when they go live next week.