This is the biggest menace to gold mining and it is one that a lot of traditional investors cannot see coming. Altcoins like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, NEO, and DASH serve as a hedge against inflation. Yet they are far easier to buy, sell and trade than gold.Read more
American patriots might cringe at this collapse of the greenback, but there are many positive side effects. Shrewd investors can make a lot of money and have a lot of fun with a falling dollar.Read more
Etsy has proved it is incapable of making money and demonstrated that online companies can fall into a familiar retail trap.
The trap is the old one of ever-increasing sales that generate no real money. Dozens of retailers; ranging from Whole Foods to Rite Aid to Overstock.com, have fallen into over the years. The only way a company can profit from this trap is to sell itself to a larger retailer or private equity organization in search of market share or other resources.Read more
There is now $54 billion invested in 600 different publicly traded cryptocurrencies, research by City University of London economist Abeer El Bahrawy indicates. El Bahrawy made that discovery while trying to determine the size and scope of the cryptocurrency market, MIT Technology Review reportedRead more
investors are panicking because they think assets like stocks, bonds and real estate are about to collapse. So they are dumping as much money as possible into highly-liquid assets such as cryptocurrencies. There is some evidence to support this thesis: last month hedge fund billionaire; and former Goldman Sachs partner, Mike Novogratz revealed that he has 10% of his money in ethereum and bitcoin.Read more