Sunday, May 28, 2017

Investments

What to Know Before Trading Monero

While hundreds cryptocurrencies have been launched and many have attempted to provide users with greater privacy, they have seen varying levels of success. Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency, was originally touted as providing users...

Consensus 2017 Recap: Panels Cast Wide Net for Blockchain Discussions

CoinDesk’s Consensus 2017 blockchain conference was alive with activity last week, so don’t feel bad if you missed some of the talks and presentations that took place. In addition to our main...

Cross Blockchain Trades? Lightning Gives New Life to Atomic Swaps

Litecoin for vertcoin anyone? Bitcoin for litecoin? Say, you want to trade one cryptocurrency for another. How do you do that? You can either find someone you know and trust to do...

Consensus 2017 Recap: The Biggest Main Stage Moments

While CoinDesk's Consensus 2017 blockchain conference may be over, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the action that took place on the main stage. From breaking announcements by entrepreneurs...

From Yukon to Patagonia, gold explorers stir after sleep

by Danielle Bochove From Canada’s Yukon to southern Patagonia, outbreaks of gold-rush fever are popping up as bullion markets stage a tentative recovery. The number of holes drilled at gold deposits has been...

World's top 20 silver mining companies

Silver futures prices moved higher again on Friday with July delivery contracts exchanging hands for $17.38 an ounce as the metal continues to claw back territory lost earlier this month. Silver...

Is the Crypto Asset Class Finally Coming Into its Own?

It's no secret that bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies have been on a tear. But, is this sharp uptick in value a sign that these innovative technologies are building greater legitimacy, or is it simply...

Spanish Banks Form New Blockchain Consortium

A group of Spanish banks has formed the country's first blockchain consortium. Wholesale bank Cecabank announced the effort today, partnering with professional services firm Grant Thornton. Who's involved: In its announcement, Cecabank...

World’s largest gold miner hit by Tanzania export ban

World’s largest gold miner hit by Tanzania export ban Canada’s Barrick Gold said up to 6% of its 2017 production guidance at risk. Cecilia Jamasmie | May. 26, 2017, 6:10 AM | ...

Skeptical of ICOs? Investor Vinny Lingham Can Change Your Mind With a Marker

Up against a white board, Vinny Lingham makes a convincing case for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Darting and drawing various charts and lines, Lingham positions the nascent concept – through which entrepreneurs sell blockchain-linked data...

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