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Peter Schiff is So Right on Bitcoin - But Wrong on Gold

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The thrown-down between bitcoin skeptic Peter Schiff and bitcoin bull Anthony Pompliano was an entertaining debate. Yet while everyone focuses on how bitcoin -- and I’ll explain why Peter Schiff is correct – he was also wrong about gold. Bitcoin is a Religion Without a Real God Peter Schiff’s primary point is that bitcoin has become akin to a religion. He insists that those holding bitcoin are...

Two Years Later, Bitcoin Cash Is Still Not Bitcoin

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Bitcoin Cash launched at Bitcoin block #478559, just over two years ago today. The Bitcoin block height as I write this is #588122. The Bitcoin Cash blockchain just added #593909. Two Years in Survival Mode In the intervening 100,000+ blocks, the chain has successfully proven that it can survive a hostile marketplace, multiple technical attacks, and even the wrath of billionaire Calvin Ayre and...

Fed Rate Cut Supports Teetering Stock Market...Again

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Some say there are only two rules one needs to follow in order to succeed in the stock market. The first rule is "don't fight the tape". The second rule is "don't fight the Fed". That is, ride the market in the direction it is going because momentum is your friend. When it comes to the Federal Reserve, when the Federal Reserve is lowering interest rates, you want to be in the market, and not...

Google Manipulates Search Results, Former Engineer Shockingly Confirms

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Mike Wacker, a former Google engineer has made repeated blockbuster claims that Google engages in manual manipulations of search results. Not only that, Mike Wacker called out CEO Sundar Pichai for lying to Congress about it. This came on top of then-anonymous claims that he himself had been told to reorder search results. Now, Mike Wacker has tweeted out confirmation of these and other facts...

Fed Rate Cut Was NEVER Going to Spark a Bitcoin Rally

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A number of different securities opinion-makers, from Barron’s to CCN’s own Ben Brown, have opined that the Federal Reserve rate cut will ignite a bitcoin rally. The truth is that, like everything else having to do with bitcoin, any movement in its price will be based entirely on speculation. That's why it will always be volatile. Interest Rates Mean Nothing For Bitcoin As much as bitcoin...

Elon Musk Could Learn a Thing or Two from Jack Dorsey

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Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey have a lot in common. Both are genius tech entrepreneurs and both are at the helm of multiple companies – Twitter and Square for Dorsey and Tesla, The Boring Company, and SpaceX for Musk. But only two out of three publicly traded companies named are beating the S&P 500, while the other has shed one-fifth of its value. Spoiler alert: The company that's not doing so...

Bitcoin Cash Clash: Craig Wright Whiffs in Suit Against Ex-Pal Roger Ver

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Craig Wright’s legal campaign continues to experience turbulence, with a UK court dealing a devastating blow to the self-declared Bitcoin creator's quest to use the strong arm of the law to unsully his less-than-stellar-reputation. The self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” launched a libel lawsuit against Roger Ver after Ver taunted him by calling him a “fraud” - a charge he repeated after being...

The Last of Us 2: Naughty Dog's 'Ambitious' Game Is Mired in Controversy

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Troy Baker, the actor who portrays Joel in The Last of Us, revealed at Manchester Comic-Con that the upcoming sequel, The Last of Us Part II, would be Naughty Dog's "most ambitious game" ever. But that ambition will inevitably be overshadowed by the fact that this is unquestionably Naughty Dog's most controversial game as well. The Last of Us 2: The Controversial Sequel to an Absolute Masterpiece...

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