Trump Grenade Triggers Massive Stocks Sell; Bitcoin Price Slumps to $5,600

By CCN.com: In the last 24 hours, following a strong week, the bitcoin price slipped by around $157, dropping by nearly two percent against the U.S. dollar amidst an insense stocks sell-off. The Dow Jones is set to open with a 500-point drop after U.S. President Donald Trump announced the imposition of additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, leading both the U.S. and Chinese stock markets to plunge. $4 billion were wiped out of the crypto market in the past 24 hours (source: coinmarketcap.com) A slight correction…

Bitcoin Price and Stocks Do Not Correlate, Indicates Latest FRED Data

Cryptocurrency and stock price movements do not correlate with each other, indicated the latest Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED). The data pitted S&P 500 index performance against the cryptocurrency index managed by US-based Coinbase crypto exchange platform. The results were some interesting shaky lines – often going in the same but mostly in the opposite directions. FRED merely indicated how those two trended between a specified period – beginning in October 2018 and ending in April 2019. But the organization backing the database didn’t clarify anything further. Rise in Correlation…

Investors Lost Homes as Bitcoin Crashed, Are Stocks the Same?

Sky News, a British TV station and mainstream media outlet, reported that investors lost homes as the Bitcoin price crashed. But, the same argument can be applied to the stock market, real estate, and every other major market. The report claimed that investors put up their homes as collateral to receive loans and invest in Bitcoin. As the price of Bitcoin dropped, their homes were taken away along with their assets. The report read: Married men accessed equity through their family homes, and often – whether because they felt they…

Stocks Cleared and Settled Successfully in Bank of Canada Blockchain Trial

An experiment conducted by Canada’s central bank in conjunction with the country’s payments system, a stock exchange operator, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) firm and a global consulting and professional services firm has demonstrated that it is possible to clear and settle securities efficiently and cost-effectively using blockchain technology. In the trial, the Bank of Canada in partnership with payments system organization Payments Canada, stock exchange operator TMX Group, global consulting firm Accenture and blockchain firm R3 demonstrated the feasibility of an integrated DLT-based securities and payment settlement platform. https://twitter.com/inside_r3/status/1054787035674877952…

Newmont Mining CEO Gary Goldberg: We’ll Keep An Eye On Bitcoin | CNBC

Gary Goldberg, Newmont Mining CEO, discuss keeping up with competition coming from bitcoin and technology’s role in his gold business. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on…

According To Alan Greenspan, Bitcoin Is ‘Not A Rational Currency’ | CNBC

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan compares bitcoin to gambling in Las Vegas. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC According To Alan Greenspan, Bitcoin…

Ethereum Co-Founder Joe Lubin On The Promise Of Blockchain Technology | CNBC

Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin discusses the creation of bitcoin and ether, and what he sees for the future of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News…

It Looks Like History Of Fiat Money Is Going Back To The Revolutionary War: Alan Greenspan | CNBC

Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan gives his take on bitcoin and the value of cryptocurrencies. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC It Looks…

Cboe Chief Ed Tilly On Jamie Dimon: He’s Welcome To Try Shorting Bitcoin | CNBC

Cboe chief Ed Tilly isn’t worried about bitcoin skeptics like Jamie Dimon. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Cboe Chief Ed Tilly On Jamie…

The Winklevoss Twins Just Became Bitcoin Billionaires | CNBC

These guys turned $11 million into a $1 billion windfall. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC The Winklevoss Twins Just Became Bitcoin Billionaires |…