October 19, 2021

Gold climbs 1% as dollar, Treasury yields ease

Gold climbs 1% as dollar, Treasury yields ease

This photo shows gold bars stacked in rows. KEY POINTS Gold remains an attractive bet for investors – analyst Dollar hits two-week low European stocks inch up Gold snapped a two-session slide to advance 1% on Tuesday as a weaker dollar and lower U.S. Treasury yields supported prices and lifted bullion’s appeal. Spot gold was …

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Drop Bears’ quirky NFT artworks raise cryptocurrency for koalas

Drop Bears’ quirky NFT artworks raise cryptocurrency for koalas

Rhys Dale has been fascinated by the sporadic peaks and troughs in the value of cryptocurrency since he started investing in 2017. Key points: A group of friends in the Shoalhaven area of NSW have created 10,000 quirky cartoon koala artworks The artworks were sold as NFTs using cryptocurrency and proceeds have been donated to …

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2 Reasons to Sell Dogecoin

2 Reasons to Sell Dogecoin

Doge’s fundamentals are terrible, even for a cryptocurrency. Key Points Cryptocurrencies offer investors the potential for spectacular returns. But despite an epic bull run, Dogecoin isn’t built for long-term success. Dogecoin (CRYPTO:DOGE) exploded in 2021, jumping over 4,000% year-to-date. But at $0.24 per coin, prices are down roughly 68% from their all-time high of $0.74 reached in …

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Sequoia Games Brings Augmented Reality to Board Games Using Algorand Blockchain

Sequoia Games Brings Augmented Reality to Board Games Using Algorand Blockchain

Sequoia Game’s Flex NBA is licensed by the NBA (Getty Images) The Catan-style game combines a physical board with NFT-backed characters that can be bought and sold between players on Algorand’s blockchain. We’ve heard of digital basketball cards as collectibles, but what about board game characters? Sequoia Games has tapped Algorand as the digital ledger …

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BTC price is up 50% since China ‘selflessly’ banned Bitcoin mining

BTC price is up 50% since China ‘selflessly’ banned Bitcoin mining

No amount of FUD can keep Bitcoin down, and China has once again given bulls a boost with its bans. It’s been 150 days since China banned Bitcoin (BTC) mining — and BTC price action has only benefited as a result. Five months ago, China caused a considerable but not unsurprising stir by doubling down on its …

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WHAT ELON MUSK GOT WRONG ABOUT THE BITCOIN BLOCK SIZE

WHAT ELON MUSK GOT WRONG ABOUT THE BITCOIN BLOCK SIZE

Musk’s points were already addressed in the block size debate previously, and have been shown to detract from decentralization. At “The B Word” conference earlier in the summer, there was a memorable panel event with Elon Musk, Cathy Wood and Jack Dorsey in which we were able to ascertain a little more (than we had often seen …

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