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The Fed Plans to Inject $60 Billion per Month Into the Economy

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On October 11, the U.S. Federal Reserve explained that it would inject more easing into the economy by purchasing Treasury bills at an initial $60 billion per month for the next two months. The purchasing rate could decrease or increase, but the central bank expects the easing plan to last until at …

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Trump Pressures Fed for More Rate Cuts as Mega Banks Drain the Balance Sheet

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>U.S. President Donald Trump is pressuring the central bank to cut interest rates even further as a spike in oil prices has offset the Federal Reserve’s ‘normalization’ tactics like rate-cutting and overnight repos. Additionally, the mega bank JP Morgan Chase (JPM) is being blamed for the lack of liquidity in the repo …

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Bank of Japan Eyes Lower Rates for Halloween as Negative Global Trend Continues

</header> <strong>In a recent rate review meeting of the Bank of Japan (BoJ), bank governor Haruhiko Kuroda and others on the nine-member board urged leaving all options on the table, where further cuts to the country’s negative interest rate are concerned. The talk of further stimulus reflects an ever-growing trend in the world economy to …

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Can the Fed Kill Bitcoin? Navigating the Chokepoints of Tax Law and KYC

</header> <strong>Taxes. The one word that can kill any buzz in seconds flat. Whether you’re a libertarian ranting about how taxation is theft or one of those fabled creatures who is actually happy to file them as their so-called civic duty, one fact remains: those who don’t give the government a bite — or make …

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Market Outlook: Trade Wars and Filthy Fiat Battles Fuel Crypto Prices

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>A slew of digital currencies have gathered decent gains over the last 48 hours and the entire market capitalization now stands at around $308 billion. Moreover, cryptocurrency trade volumes have kicked up a notch, capturing $66 billion in swaps over the last day. Overall, speculators think the recent spike in crypto prices …

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Diamonds and the Treasury Debt Ceiling: Why Nothing Has ‘Intrinsic Value’ in Economics

</header> <strong>The U.S. Treasury Department has just issued an urgent letter requesting a lift on the debt ceiling, warning Congress of imminent financial collision in September as federal cash is running out. Though this scenario has played out many times before, it takes on special significance now in light of president Trump’s recent comments about …

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Market Outlook: Gold and Crypto Reap the Benefits of Economic Fear

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Cryptocurrencies have recovered from losses incurred a week ago, with many digital assets up 50-80% since July 2. For instance, eight days ago bitcoin core (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>) tumbled to $9,650 and then back to a high of $13,150 yesterday evening. However, during the afternoon trading sessions on Wednesday, …

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Money and Democracy: Why You Never Get to Vote on the Most Important Part of Society

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>It’s very odd that citizens never get to vote or have any say in regard to society’s money, even though it’s one of the most important aspects of everyday life. In fact, in developed countries, most central banks are institutions that are privatized from political interference and history explains why.</strong> Also Read: …

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Sink Lower Finding New Support Levels

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On June 9, digital currency markets have been meandering along in a consolidated manner after the slight downturn this afternoon. At the moment, the entire cryptocurrency market is around $243 billion, but global trade volume has dropped from $80 billion on June 5 to $56 billion this weekend.</strong> Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local …

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Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices See a Slight Correction

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Cryptocurrency prices have corrected over the last 24 hours as most digital assets have dropped in value between 6-10% since June 2 at around 6:45 p.m. EST. At press time the entire cryptoconomy is valued at $250 billion with about $80.5 billion in global trades in the last day.</strong> Also read: Bitcoin.com’s …

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