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  • The Bitcoin Price Just Did Something It's NEVER Done Before
    by Harsh Chauhan on August 24, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    By CCN Markets: Bitcoin has been hawked as a safe haven asset for quite some time now, with bulls crediting the rising price of the cryptocurrency in 2019 to macroeconomic uncertainties and geopolitical tensions arising out of the US-China trade war. Recent price action suggests that bitcoin might finally be operating as a real-time macroeconomic […] The post The Bitcoin Price Just Did Something It's NEVER Done Before appeared first on CCN Markets […]

  • Gloomy Stock Market Faces New China Taunt: We'll Get 'Last Laugh'
    by Ian Bezek on August 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    By CCN Markets: China and the United States keep upping the ante. Presidents Trump and Xi are raising the stakes even further this weekend after a traumatic Friday for the stock market. On Friday, China announced $75 billion in additional tariffs on American goods. Trump reacted by calling Xi an "enemy" and announcing further tariff […] The post Gloomy Stock Market Faces New China Taunt: We'll Get 'Last Laugh' appeared first on CCN Markets […]

  • Bitcoin Bull John McAfee Shills Zombie ICO: 'You've Been Warned'
    by Samantha Chang on August 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    By CCN Markets: Bitcoin bull and IRS fugitive John McAfee is shamelessly shilling a Chinese zombie cryptocurrency ICO — and he doesn't want to hear any lip about it. The hilarity erupted this morning (Aug. 24) when McAfee tweeted that he had accepted an advisory position with China Zombie to create and promote their CZ […] The post Bitcoin Bull John McAfee Shills Zombie ICO: 'You've Been Warned' appeared first on CCN Markets […]

  • Leftist Fortnite Gamer Gets Twitch Ban for Saying 'America Deserved 9/11'
    by Benjamin Vitáris on August 24, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    By CCN Markets: Hasan "HasanAbi" Piker – a one-time Fortnite streamer with over 120,000 subscribers on Twitch – found himself on the wrong end of the banhammer after he said the US "deserved" 9/11 in a now-deleted stream. ❌ Twitch Partner "HasanAbi" has been banned! ❌https://t.co/3IOrHAmH8P#twitch #ban #partner #twitchpartner 🏋🏿‍♂️ — Twitch Partner Bans (@TwitchBanned) […] The post Leftist Fortnite Gamer Gets Twitch Ban for Saying 'America Deserved 9/11' appeared first on CCN Markets […]

  • Stock Market 'Fear Gauge' Spikes 20% as Trump Tweets Trigger Panic
    by Tedra DeSue on August 24, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    By CCN Markets: Friday was one of those days where headline news scared the heck out of investors, and the stock market's "fear gauge" proves it. The Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, soared nearly 20%, peaking at 21.07 before settling down to 19.87 by the closing bell. Friday's VIX Spike Signals Investor Worries Fear started […] The post Stock Market 'Fear Gauge' Spikes 20% as Trump Tweets Trigger Panic appeared first on CCN Markets […]

  • Mark Carney's Dollar-Killer Digital Currency Threatens Bitcoin
    by Harsh Chauhan on August 24, 2019 at 1:07 pm

    By CCN Markets: Mark Carney wants the US dollar to lose its status as the global reserve currency, pitching the idea that a digital currency could take its place at the Federal Reserve’s annual meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This is not the first time that someone is calling for the dollar to die and […] The post Mark Carney's Dollar-Killer Digital Currency Threatens Bitcoin appeared first on CCN Markets […]

  • Disney Plus' Star Wars TV Slate Should Leave Netflix Terrified
    by Aaron Weaver on August 24, 2019 at 11:55 am

    Disney Plus was trending on Twitter on Friday with over 118k tweets during their D23 Expo. Netflix was not. With a slew of major announcements, Disney is determined to keep the streaming giant sweating. Disney Comes out Swinging Disney pulled out the big guns this Friday. Actor Ewan McGregor took the stage to confirm he […] The post Disney Plus' Star Wars TV Slate Should Leave Netflix Terrified appeared first on CCN Markets […]

  • Bitcoin Price Fumbles Under $10,000 as Traders Fear $8K Target
    by Joseph Young on August 24, 2019 at 10:26 am

    By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price has fallen below $10,000 in a minor pullback, dropping from $10,300 to $9,880 on major cryptocurrency exchanges within a two-hour span. Prior to the abrupt $500 drop, several cryptocurrency traders stated that the bitcoin price is likely to correct to the $8,000 region before reclaiming the yearly high and […] The post Bitcoin Price Fumbles Under $10,000 as Traders Fear $8K Target appeared first on CCN Markets […]