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Crypto Chaos Explained - Bitcoin Crashes As 'Cash' Tops Ether For First Time

Bitcoin collapsed overnight, trading as low as $5555 - down 30% from its highs - before bouncing back above $6000, as Bitcoin Cash soared to as high as $2450 (4 times its price on Friday), overtaking Ethereum briefly as the second largest market cap cryptocurrency. All of this chaos has left many wondering what is going on...

'America First!' AWOL From Beijing, War With North Korea Looms

"All in all, Trump’s China visit was characterized by putting his 'America First!' campaign principles on ice in favor of the globalist agenda of his economic advisers and subordination of trade to the geopolitical concerns of the military Junta that runs his administration for him..."

"Google & Facebook Are 1984" - Tax Them 'Til They Bleed

"As Google, Facebook and the CIA are ever more entwined, these companies become so important to what ‘the spooks’ consider the interests of the nation that they will become mutually protective...The world has never seen such technologies. We are simply not prepared for any of this."

FX Weekly Preview: Is The USD Correction Done Yet?

After a number of weeks of painfully tight ranges, there is little on the horizon which looks potent enough to warrant a break out.  Has the apathy in global stocks spread into FX? It looks like it, especially when looking at the carry trade. 

Visualizing The Rapidly Aging Western World

There are many demographic challenges that the world must grapple with in the coming years, but one problem of particular importance – at least in places like Europe and the Americas – is a rapidly aging population. As the population shifts grayer, potential consequences include higher dependency ratios, rising healthcare costs, and shifting economies and cities.

Ethereum's Creator Mulls Limiting Supply In Novel Ways

Ethereum’s abundance has obviously not adversely affected its price this year, our question is what impact would limiting supply have on Ethereum? Especially when cryptocurrency prices are so sensitive to newsflow, even when it’s ill-informed, in Dimon’s case, for example.