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Hedge Fund firm ‘Tetras Capital’ thumbs down for Ethereum but constructive on Bitcoin

Jul 18, 2018 13:14 pm UTC| Digital Currency Research & Analysis Insights & Views

The New York-based hedge fund firm, Tetras Capital seems to have perfectly timed on a bearish call on ether and opined constructively on bitcoin that has more upside potential. Please be noted that from BTCUSD price...

FxWirePro: LTC/USD breaks major trend line resistance, jump till $117 likely

Jul 18, 2018 13:11 pm UTC| Digital Currency

LTC/USD has shown a good jump of more than 20% from the low of $73 level. The pair jumped till $94.45 and shown a minor decline from that level.The pair has broken major trend line resistance at $88 and this confirms minor...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Blockchain startup Nervos Network raises $28M from Sequoia China, Wanxiang Blockchain and others

Jul 18, 2018 12:37 pm UTC| Digital Currency

Public chain project Nervos Network has secured $28 million in private placement financing round led by Sequoia Capital China and Wanxiang Blockchain, China Money Network reported. The round also received support from...

Digital Currency Revolution

FxWirePro: ETH/USD stops short of cloud resistance, slips below 500

Jul 18, 2018 11:34 am UTC| Digital Currency Technicals

ETH/USD broke above 500 levels and has hit 515 levels so far in the day. However, the pair seems to be struggling to hold above the 500 mark and is currently trading at 498 levels at press time (Coinbase). On the...

Blockchain Revolution Series

Siemens-backed blockchain startup LO3 Energy’s Exergy joins Energy Web Foundation

Jul 18, 2018 10:45 am UTC| Digital Currency

LO3 Energy, a blockchain energy startup backed by Siemens, has announced that its Exergy platform has become an Energy Web Foundation (EWF) Affiliate. Exergy is a distributed ledger system combining software and...

Blockchain Revolution Series

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After English Premier League club Arsenal and Lionel Messi, another footballer Drogba to promote crypto-space and blockchain

Jul 18, 2018 10:27 am UTC| Research & Analysis Fintech Digital Currency Insights & Views

Former Ivory Coast captain and Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is all set to be a brand ambassador for all.me which is a cryptocurrency platform that vows to contribute to advertising revenue with users. As the technology...

Digital Currency Revolution

Crypto startup Coinbase receives regulatory approval to acquire securities firms

Jul 18, 2018 10:02 am UTC| Digital Currency

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced this week that it has received the regulatory approval for the acquisitions of a number of securities firms, which could be the first step towards the listing of security...

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Economy

Renminbi Series: China’s impossible trilemma returns to haunt

Impossible Trinity/Trilemma is an economic concept which suggests that a country cant all the three following at the same time; a fixed foreign exchange rate, free capital movement, and an independent monetary policy. And...

U.S. 2-year Treasury yield overtakes Tuesday’s high following hawkish comments from Fed Chair Powell

The U.S. 2-year Treasury yield on Wednesday, broke yesterdays high of 2.619 percent, albeit remaining flat at the time of writing, reaching a days high of 2.624 percent. In the overnight session, bond yields experienced a...

UK 10-year gilt yield slumps to 1-1/2 month low after June consumer inflation fails to meet market expectations

The United Kingdoms 10-year gilt yield slumped to 1-1/2 month low during European session Wednesday after the countrys consumer price inflation (CPI) for the month of June failed to meet market expectations. Investors will...

U.S.’ net foreign demand for long-term securities weakens in May; impact of trade rhetoric to watch out for

The United States net foreign purchases of long-term securities slowed in May, although foreign private institutions are still willing buyers of U.S. Treasury and corporate debt. Foreign official institutions remained net...

U.S. under Trump Series: U.S. services could fall victim of trade war

Despite market optimism being reflected through the stock market rise, the trade war initiated by the U.S. President Donald Trump continues under the rug. Since President Trump announced 25 percent tariffs on all steel...

Politics

Poland's judicial purge another step toward authoritarian democracy

Since the elections of 2015, Poland has been ruled by the Law and Justice Party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, or PiS), a far-right nationalist group that has transformed the country beyond recognition. Poland had once been...

Arrest and release of Somaliland poet puts spotlight on regional troubles

Poets, writers and bloggers have recently been on the receiving end of political crackdowns in the self-declared independent state of Somaliland. Surges often occur around elections, and most recently due to assertive...

The Murri Book Club and the politics of reading for Indigenous Australians

Although the 2018 Closing the Gap report on Indigenous disadvantage highlighted the importance of literacy for Indigenous Australians, progress remains slow. But, while reading is widely considered an unmitigated good and...

Brexiteers outmanoeuvred at Chequers as Theresa May corrals her cabinet to agree Brexit plan

On his first visit to the prime ministers country retreat at Chequers, the Liberal Democrat minister David Laws was reminded of the setting for an Agatha Christie film, where most of the guests would be murdered. Six years...

Is Indonesia retreating from democracy?

This is an edited extract from Tim Lindseys essay Retreat from Democracy, which appears in Australian Foreign Affairs #3, published 9 July. For much of the past 20 years, Indonesia has been held up as a model of...

Science

Long live the Europe of scientists!

This article is published as part of the EuroScience Open Festival (ESOF), of which The Conversation France is a partner. Since its inception, the European project has benefitted citizens from all walks of life in every...

Discovering dopamine's role in the brain: Arvid Carlsson's important legacy

Arvid Carlsson, the Swedish neuroscientist and Nobel laureate, died on June 29, 2018 at the age of 95. He had devoted his life to understanding how the brain works and was awarded the Nobel for his research into dopamine ...

How Novichok is different from radioactive poisons – and what this means for decontamination

A man and a woman were found unconscious in Wiltshire, England, on July, after having been exposed to the nerve agent Novichok. This is the same substance that was used to poison the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and...

We need a bank of DNA from dirt and water to protect Australia's environment

Measuring biodiversity used to mean laboriously collecting samples and manually identifying the plants, animals and fungi. This might involve careful inspection under a microscope to spot identifying features. This takes a...

Curious Kids: Where do black holes lead to?

This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions theyd like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome serious, weird or wacky! You might also like...

Technology

IBM Partners with Stronghold to Deliver Stable Coin Backed by FDIC Dollars

IBM recently dived into the cryptocurrency movement as well, backing stable coin Stronghold USD, which currently holds Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation-insured U.S. Dollars. IBMs partner, Stronghold, was able to...

Bitcoin’s Value Up by $600 in Just 30 Minutes; Cryptocurrency Now Trading Above $7,000

Bitcoin has now broken free of the bearish trend that kept it below $7,000 in recent weeks. The leading cryptocurrency in the world exploded today as its value shot up by $600 in just 30 minutes, Coindesk reported. This...

'PUBG' Latest News and Updates: Much-Requested Custom Matches Finally Getting an Open Beta

In an update on Steam, Player Unknowns Battlegrounds (PUBG) has released information about an upcoming feature which allows players to now create their own custom matches. As of this articles posting, the new custom...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Release Date, Specs: LTE-Enabled Tablet Appears in Chinese Regulatory Filing; Other Features Leaked

More clues hint that the South Korean electronics giant is working on releasing the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 this year. Recently, a regulatory filing supposedly for the said tablet was spotted while another report revealed...

Binance Successfully Compensates Users After Syscoin Incident

Binance, the largest crypto exchange firm in the world by trading volume, announced that it has now successfully transferred the rebates that it promised its users, Etherum World News reported. The compensation was due to...
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