FINANCE & CRYPTO

Deutsche Bank Announces End of ‘Neoliberalism’ and Forecasts Recession

Deutsche Bank says the good days of neoliberalism and Reagan era economic policy are over, and the worst is yet to come. "It is no exaggeration to say that we are departing from neoliberalism and...

Did Bitcoin Maximalism Become Fanaticism at the Miami Conference?

God may be dead, but religion isn’t.  The “Bitcoin 2021” conference brought together a ten-thousand-plus legion of devoted believers. Founders, investors, developers, day traders, and retail hodlers swarmed the modern-day Vatican of the Bitcoin movement:...

Twobadour Muses on What He Plans to Do With His Firm’s $69 Million Beeple...

When Beeple’s Everydays NFT sold for an earth shattering $69 million during a Christie’s auction earlier this year, the art community was forced into a philosophical reckoning.  What is the value of art? Can artwork...

Is the Coinbase IPO Game Over For Bitcoin and DeFi Naysayers?

Cryptocurrency chats on Telegram were ablaze with rocket emojis ahead of the Coinbase IPO on Wednesday. Although longtime players in crypto often approach the centralized exchange with caution—citing concerns over astronomical fees and reporting...

Mark Cuban Calls Ethereum ‘Closest to a True Currency’

Billionaire Mark Cuban is DeFi's most high-profile hype man. With a cryptocurrency portfolio consisting of "60% Bitcoin, 30% Ethereum, and 10%" miscellaneous alt-coin projects, Cuban has compared the current blockchain wave to the early days...

Cathie Wood’s New Space ETF ARKX Bets Big on 3D Printing

Investor Cathie Wood's long-awaited space ETF, ARKX, is betting the future of space exploration hinges on 3D Printing. Wood launched the new ETF on Tuesday. While several of the holdings are engineering and industrial giants...

Calvin Harris, Steve Aoki, and ARK’s Cathie Wood Bid Six Figures for Beeple Climate...

A Beeple NFT just sold for $6 million. Music producer Calvin Harris, DJ Steve Aoki, and ARK Investment Fund's Cathie Wood bid six-figure sums for a non-fungible token (NFT) from Beeple—the artist Mike Winkelmann whose...

Bitcoin Was Supposed to Free Us from Big Finance. Is It Leading to More...

Problem Centralizalized tech companies like Facebook, Google, and Apple have mainstreamed mass surveillance techniques that have created a reality wherein every behavioral pattern is monetized. Solution Decentralization. Usher in a new tech revolution governed by Bitcoin, algorithms,...

Andrew Yang Proposes ‘People’s Bank’ Built On Fintech

The "unbanked" are everywhere—even in a financial mecca like New York City.

Is Deutsche Bank Eying DeFi With its Secretive Digital Custody?

Deutsche Bank is joining the ranks of Fidelity and BNY Mellon to offer institutional investors exposure to cryptocurrency, and may be eyeing Decentralized Finance (DeFi). In an overlooked December report from the World Economic Forum...