Bitcoin price VOTE OF CONFIDENCE: Cryptocurrency as ‘stable as dollar and oil’ markets

BITCOIN and other major cryptocurrencies have been given a massive vote of confidence by new research published in a renowned scientific journal, which argues the digital assets have matured and could soon be as reliable as physical money. The crypto market is notorious for its volatility and large swings in price. In 2017 alone, Bitcoin’s … More Bitcoin price VOTE OF CONFIDENCE: Cryptocurrency as ‘stable as dollar and oil’ markets

Pompeo hails ‘another step forward’ after 2-hour meeting with Kim Jong Un

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday in what he called a “good, productive conversation.” The top US diplomat met with Kim in Pyongyang for two hours before Pompeo flew to South Korea Sunday afternoon for a two-day visit. In South Korea, Pompeo appeared alongside President … More Pompeo hails ‘another step forward’ after 2-hour meeting with Kim Jong Un

BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH: Brexit deal ’90 percent’ done says Irish leader in HUGE boost to May

A BREXIT deal is “90 percent” completed “in terms of text” and should be finalised in the next few weeks, according to Ireland’s deputy prime minister. Simon Coveney said the chances of agreeing to a withdrawal treaty between Britain and the European Union were good. He told Sky News: “I think the chances are good, … More BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH: Brexit deal ’90 percent’ done says Irish leader in HUGE boost to May

The crypto world is going wild for ‘stablecoins’ — here’s everything you need to know about them

‘Stablecoins’ are the hottest thing in crypto right now, with over 50 projects in development. A ‘stablecoin’ is a cryptocurrency that’s price is pegged to a real-world asset like gold or the dollar. Here’s a guide to what they’re used for, how they work, and why people are excited about them. LONDON — The latest … More The crypto world is going wild for ‘stablecoins’ — here’s everything you need to know about them

Obama To Companies: Engage Govts To Avoid The Facebook Fate

Former U.S. President Barack Obama urged private businesses Thursday to come out of “isolation” and to engage more with governments when developing new products and services to avoid problems like those challenging Facebook. Obama told business leaders attending the Nordic Business Forum in Finland’s capital that “you cannot separate the business environment from the political … More Obama To Companies: Engage Govts To Avoid The Facebook Fate

Fed Quick Analysis: Removing “accommodative” is not so dovish, USD to recover?

The Fed raised rates and left the dot-plot unchanged.  The removal of the “accommodative policy” wording hit the US Dollar. This is not necessarily dovish as it seems. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected. They also maintained the dot-plot as is, thus indicating another increase in December, concluding 2018 with four hikes. The … More Fed Quick Analysis: Removing “accommodative” is not so dovish, USD to recover?

The 1 Brutal Question Every Leader Should Be Able to Answer, According to Steve Jobs

If you want to be a successful leader, and especially if you want to run a successful company, there’s one really, really tough question you have to ask yourself often. It’s about prioritization, perhaps the most difficult thing for all of us to do, both in business and in life. It was 2007. Seven years after … More The 1 Brutal Question Every Leader Should Be Able to Answer, According to Steve Jobs

Fears of no-deal Brexit push British export orders close to year low

Britain’s manufacturers have warned of the mounting risk of a no-deal Brexit as export orders dropped to the lowest level in almost a year. The CBI industrial trends survey, which gauges manufacturing activity across the UK, revealed slowing economic output for the three months to September, with company export orders the lowest since October 2017. Anna Leach, head … More Fears of no-deal Brexit push British export orders close to year low