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Only 39 Percent Pass Malta?s Cryptocurrency Exam for Financial Services Practitioners


"The pass rate for the exam developed by the Maltese government for financial services practitioners seeking to obtain cryptocurrency agent certification is reportedly only 39 percent. The exam is part..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-20 06:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate, report

Central Bank of Chile


"Chilean monetary officials agreed unanimously to the first interest rate hike since December 2015, raising its key rate by 25 basis points to 2.75% from 2.50%, which had prevailed since May 2017 and h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-19 14:34
Taggar: market, point, rate

Emma Integrates Crypto Exchanges into Money Management App


"Emma, a London-based startup firm specializing in money management services, has launched cryptocurrency exchange integration for its new app. The platform, which the company describes as a kind of &#..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, financial, rate

Trump Fighting a Two-Front War Against Fed and Over His Stance on Saudi Arabia


"Minutes from the FOMC September meeting minutes at which monetary officials again raised interest rates reveal confidence in continuing growth, a view shared by some that the fed funds target is likel..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-18 14:58
Taggar: rate, share

EUR/USD Dips, Extends Decline After FOMC Minutes


"EUR/USD was falling throughout the Wednesday’s trading session and continued to move lower after the Federal Open Market Committee released minutes of its September meet..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 23:04
Taggar: market, rate, trading

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance


"On Oct. 17, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance, announced a partnership with blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis. According to the exchange, Chainalysis has i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 22:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Three Risks When Political Leaders Influence Monetary Policy


"President Trump’s progressively blunt criticism of the Federal Reserve for a string of gradual interest rate hikes should surprise nobody. The president’s style of overturning institutions..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 20:31
Taggar: point, rate

U.S. Housing Starts Fell in September Amid Hurricane Florence


"U.S. new-home construction fell in September on a decline in the South that may reflect disruptions from Hurricane Florence, government figures showed Wednesday. Highlights of Housing Starts (Septembe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 14:47
Taggar: rate

Cypherpunk Essentials: A Beginner?s Guide to Crypto Privacy


"The following op-ed on crypto privacy was written by Reuben Yap. He is the Chief Operations Officer of Zcoin. A corporate lawyer for ten years, specializing in institutional frameworks, Reuben founded..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Zebpay Sets Up Operations Overseas After Suspending Exchange Activities In India


"Zebpay is reportedly expanding its global presence after suspending cryptocurrency trading operations in India due to the banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. According to informat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 08:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, market, rate, report, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound pushes above 1.32 as wage growth rises


"GBP/USD has gained ground in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3198, up 0.34% on the day. On the release front, the focus was on British job numbers. Wage gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 18:33
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

Coinfloor Obtains DLT Provider License in Gibraltar


"Coinfloor, the oldest operational cryptocurrency exchange in the U.K., has become the first company to secure a distributed ledger technology (DLT) license in Gibraltar. Also Read: 19 Companies Licens..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 17:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Hungarian National Bank


"As expected Hungary’s central bank rates were left unchanged at the monthly policy review. The last Base Rate Change was a reduction of 15 basis points to 0.90% in May 2016, and the last change..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 17:01
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.K., China, and Saudi Arabia in the News


"British regular pay inflation accelerated 0.2 percentage points to 3.1% in June-August, the highest pace since the start of 2009. This has generated speculation about another Bank of England tightenin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 14:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, pound, rate

19 Companies Licensed to Operate Crypto Exchanges in Philippine Economic Zone


"Nineteen firms have been granted provisional licenses to operate crypto exchanges by the Philippine government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority. In addition, eight firms have paid the application..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 07:50
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Fincen Claims Iran Using Crypto to Evade Sanctions


"The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has warned U.S financial institutions that the Iranian government might be dodging economic sanctions by using cryptocurrencies. The document highlights challe..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 14:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate

Asia Market Update :echoes of October past


"Asia Markets  Asia shares are trading this morning led my losses on the Nikkei which is down 1.4 % ahead of a supplementary budget but the usual themes are weighing on local sentiment. Concerns over C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 04:53
Taggar: economy, market, rate, share, shares, trading

Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus


"On Oct. 10, Blockstream revealed that the company?s new product, Liquid, generated its first block on Sept. 27 and noted that a lot of the crypto-economy?s ?biggest players? participated. Since Blocks..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, rate

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private


"On Oct. 13, ethical hacker ?Geocold? followed through on his promise to 51 percent attack an altcoin. He eventually settled on Bitcoin Private (BTCP), and quickly gained majority hashrate control, but..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-14 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Church Mining Cryptocurrency Told to Pay Higher Electricity Rates


"The outcome of a court case in Russia may affect the popular practice of cryptocurrency mining in basements and garages. According to a recent ruling, a church in Irkutsk must pay higher electricity r..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-14 00:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

US Retail Sales to Support Dollar


"?The US dollar was higher against major pairs on Friday, but not enough to end up the week on positive territory. A stock market rout took its toll on the greenback and the subsequent rebound in stock..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-12 23:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, rate

Blockchain Startup Blockstack Unveils Plan to Decentralize Itself


"Blockstack announced a plan to decentralize the network's corporate structure on Friday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-12 22:15
Taggar: rate

EUR/USD Rises After CPI Miss


"EUR/USD rallied today after US macroeconomic data, the Consumer Price Index in particular, missed expectations. Earlier, the currency pair was rising as US President Donald Trump c..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 18:24
Taggar: cpi, currency, currency pair, price index, rate

IMF Lagarde Defends Fed Chair on Monetary Policy


"The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday defended Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell one day after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the American central bank, which has been r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 16:49
Taggar: bank, rate

US Inflation Rises Less Than Expected in September


"U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, held back by a slower increase in the cost of rent and falling energy prices, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 15:41
Taggar: inflation, market, rate, report

US President Trump Warns China on Trade


"U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Thursday there was much more he could do that would hurt China?s economy further, showing no signs of backing off an escalating trade war with Beijing. President..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 15:39
Taggar: economy, rate

High hopes give way to steeper slopes


"High hopes give way to steeper slopes The markets are fraught with peril as the focus not too unexpectedly remains on US equity and bond markets. And while there is not one plausible explanation for t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-11 02:27
Taggar: market, rate

Cashtippr Plugin Allows Money Button Integration on WordPress Sites


"On Sept. 13, a new application called the Money Button launched, giving content creators the ability to embed bitcoin cash (BCH) payment buttons into websites. Not long after the release, a developer..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

US Mortgages Hit 5% Prices Expected to Drop


"Some of us out there still remember when the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage hit 9 percent, but we are not the bulk of today’s buyers. Millennials, now in their prime home buying year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 18:58
Taggar: rate

Bitcoin Core Developer Advocates Credit Card Payments Over BTC


"Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy Song has caused controversy by suggesting that bitcoin enthusiasts would be better off using credit cards as a means of payment. He described this strategy as being ?more..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 14:40
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

El-Erian anticipates earlier hikes from ECB


"The European Central Bank (ECB) could be prompted to raise interest rates sooner than planned against a backdrop of inflation and divergent monetary policy, according to Allianz’s Chief Economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 12:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% Altcoin Attack


"?On Oct 13, 3:00 CDT I will be doing a 51% attack against the cryptocurrency Einsteinium,? began the call-to-arms. As promises go, this one was as bold as it was brazen. The anonymous attacker has pro..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 07:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

?Crypto Fund? Approved to Manage Cryptocurrency Investments in Switzerland


"Emerging Swiss virtual currency fund, Crypto Fund AG, said on Tuesday it had been given an asset management license by the Financial Market Supervisory Authority (Finma). The license allows the compan..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, investment, market, rate

Bank of Israel Leaves Central Bank Rate at 0.10% and Signals Reluctance to Start Normalization Anytime Soon


"Forty four months have elapsed since the last Israeli central bank change, a cut of 15 basis points to 0.10% in February 2015. Inflation is still too low to begin raising the rate. The inflation envir..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 22:47
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Salt to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans in 7 Global Markets, 15 More US States


"Salt, a cryptocurrency-backed loan service, has announced plans to launch operations in seven new jurisdictions throughout the world, while offering its services in 15 more U.S. states. It will also i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-08 17:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Blockstream?s Liquid Network Could Be Vulnerable to Hardware Backdoors


"Bitcoin technology company Blockstream has conceded its flagship Liquid Network could be susceptible to hardware vulnerabilities. Following recent disclosures that certain Chinese-manufactured motherb..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-06 09:50
Taggar: bitcoin, manufacture, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 34)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Stephen Innes, Head of Trading Asia review the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 21:10
Taggar: market, rate, trading

Employment: U.S miss, Canada beat expectations


"U.S unemployment rate falls to a 49-year low The September U.S unemployment rate fell to +3.7% from +3.9% in August, the lowest rate since 1969. The U.S non-farm payrolls rose to a seasonally adjusted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 14:59
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar shrugs as Canadian employment jumps


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Friday session. In the North American session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2934, up 0.11% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on key employment indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-05 13:43
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, rate, trading

Bank of Mexico Leaves Overnight Interbank Rate at 7.75%


"Mexican CPI inflation of 4.9% as of August exceeded the 3% target and even the target range ceiling of 4%. Expected inflation is also running above the comfort zone in Mexico, but growth is only aroun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 22:31
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

NFP Report to Keep Fed on Rate Hike Path


"Friday’s nonfarm payrolls report for September comes at an important time for markets: As inflation fears again pop up, the government’s measures of not only job creation but also wage gro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 20:35
Taggar: employment, inflation, market, rate, report

Strong USD Spells Trouble for Emerging Markets


"The US dollar continued to soar in value over Wednesday night, signalling the likelihood of more interest rate rises and spelling trouble for developing countries that have borrowed heavily in the gre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 16:05
Taggar: dollar, rate

Asia market close: focus on JGB?s and CNH


"Japanese Government Bonds As the Asia session wore on, there was a greater focus on JGB moves. And while this is more about short-term noise, as I will elaborate below, it could have medium-term impli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 11:21
Taggar: rate, trading

OANDA trading Asia market update


"Asia trading update Asia market continues to observe the Euro move lower, primarily from the sidelines as local trader keep ploughing all into the short AUD trade which offers both a proxy into China..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 06:12
Taggar: market, rate, trading

Six of the Best Cryptocurrency Calendars


"The world of cryptocurrency is a hectic and jam-packed one, with nary a day passing when there isn?t a major event of some kind going down. From conferences to seminars and coin burns to airdrops, cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-04 05:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trade, investment, rate

Op-Ed: KYC and Stringent Regulations Frustrate New Crypto Entrants


"The following opinion piece on crypto regulations was written by Benjamin Pirus, a crypto trader who has written many articles for different ICOs, crypto news outlets, and clients. Government protecti..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Turkey inflation surges to nearly 25%


"Turkish inflation surged to nearly 25 percent in September from a year earlier, official data showed on Wednesday, hitting its highest in 15 years and sharpening focus on whether the central bank will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 14:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Safe haven currencies fact or fiction ?


"This article first appeared in Personal Wealth, The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on September 24, 2018 – September 30, 2018. Featuring Stephen Innes Head of Trading Asia Pacific at OANDA  It has been a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 11:31
Taggar: financial, market, rate, trading

With USMCA Secured Trump Admin to Take on China


"Using trade deals with Canada, Mexico and South Korea as leverage, Washington looks set to sharpen its hard line trade policy against China and what it deems unfair trade practices from Beijing, strat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 15:49
Taggar: leverage, rate

Do You Close Your Trades Before the Weekends?


"A weekend gap is the difference between the Friday close rate and the Monday open rate. It is an important concept in Forex trading. There are many different ways to..."

Two of Blockchain's Biggest Consortiums Just Joined Forces


"The Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 19:00
Taggar: rate

Trade War Concerns Affected U.S. and Euroland Manufacturing Purchasing Manager Indices Equally in September


"In September, the ISM-Compiled factory PMI index fell 1.5 points to 61.3, while the IHS-compiled euro area PMI dropped 1.4 points to 54.6. The manufacturing sectors continued to improve, but the lower..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 18:13
Taggar: economy, point, rate

Ethereum Startup Parity Adds Casper Code to Custom Blockchain Toolbox


"Parity Technologies has added an early version of ethereum's hotly anticipated Casper code change to its blockchain development platform, Substrate."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 17:30
Taggar: rate

Gold slips as USD find support from the FOMC


"(Reuters) – Gold prices dipped on Monday as the dollar firmed in the wake of indications from the U.S. Federal Reserve last week that it will pursue a tighter monetary policy. The Fed raised U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 06:46
Taggar: dollar, gold, rate

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Calls Money Laundering Claims 'Inaccurate and Deceptive'


"ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being "inaccurate.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 00:10
Taggar: rate

Northern Bitcoin Ag Lists on Munich Stock Exchange Mid-Tier Market


"German bitcoin mining company, Northern Bitcoin AG, has migrated to a section of the Munich Stock Exchange that caters for medium-sized enterprises. The M:Access is regarded as a key market for compan..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 00:05
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

USD is still very data-dependent , so it will be tricky to trade


"For any follow-up, I’m contactable  on Reuters Messenger, via the BBG terminal or my mobile numbers USD is still very data-dependent, so it will be tricky to trade US Rates  The markets are pric..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-30 22:13
Taggar: market, rate

The risky business of trading an interest rate view


"For any follow-up, I can be reached on Reuters Messenger, via the BBG terminal or my mobile numbers The risky business of trading an interest rate view US Rates  The markets are pricing in a higher pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-30 14:48
Taggar: market, rate, trading

September and Third Quarter in Figures


"Central bank policy rates were raised during the third quarter in the United States, U.K., and Canada but left unchanged in Japan, Switzerland and Euroland. Nevertheless, long-term interest rates clim..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 18:41
Taggar: bank, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 33)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Alfonso Esparza reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: US Fed hike s rate, I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 17:29
Taggar: market, oil, rate

The Daily: Fiat vs Crypto Laundering, Bitcoin Anniversary Cash-Ins


"Welcome to another weekend filled with tales of cryptocurrency intrigue. From shameless Bitcoin anniversary cash-ins to exaggerated claims of crypto money laundering, the Saturday edition of The Daily..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 14:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate

Strong Dollar Awaits Jobs Report to Validate Further Fed Hikes


"The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Friday. The dollar gained against the JPY, EUR, GBP and CHF but depreciated against the commodity pairs (CAD, AUD and NZD). Fundamental data in the US sup..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 22:24
Taggar: dollar, rate

Next Week


"Central Banks: Monetary policy reviews in Australia, India, Iceland, Poland, Sri Lanka, Romania and Mexico. Bank of Japan’s quarterly Tankan survey of corporate conditions and expectations will..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 19:17
Taggar: bank, rate

Developers Unveil Two New Bitcoin Cash Full Node Clients Written in Go


"The creators of the counterparty.cash protocol and Openbazaar developer Chris Pacia have announced two separate Bitcoin Cash full node clients written in the programming language Go (golang) ? Gocoin-..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 17:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

The Daily: Coinbase Launches Bundles, Coinswitch Supports Trading Without Account


"Crypto exchange Coinbase will present its clients with the option to buy bundles of multiple cryptocurrencies and access useful information about leading digital coins. Also in The Daily on Friday, us..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 15:28
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate, trading

Gold higher on the day in NY but prices remain in the gold bear domain


"Gold prices ended higher on Friday but suffered a monthly decline?their sixth such loss in a row?as the benchmark U.S. dollar index continued to strengthen. The yellow metal had markedly dropped a day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-28 00:27
Taggar: dollar, gold, rate

Oil Rises but Limited by Strong Dollar


"Oil prices recovered from Trump singling out the OPEC’s influence on oil prices. Energy Secretary Perry said that the Administration would not be using the SPR to offset the disruption of Irania..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 20:14
Taggar: dollar, market, oil, rate

Gold Falls After US GDP Confirms Strong Pace of Growth


"Gold prices are lower on Thursday a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rate as anticipated. The central bank has lifted rates three times in 2018 and is on track to do so..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 20:09
Taggar: bank, gold, rate

Bank Indonesia Tightens Again


"Amid continuing domestic demand-led growth, a greater-than-desired current account deficit, and and external environment that puts many emerging market currencies and the financial markets at some ris..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 19:13
Taggar: bank, currencies, financial, market, rate

50-Basis Point Increase in Filipino Overnight Reverse Repo Central Bank Rate


"The Monetary Board at Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas raised its key interest rate at a fourth straight scheduled monthly meeting and did so in the face of mounting inflationary risk that has persuaded of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 19:01
Taggar: inflation, point, rate, visa

Wells Fargo Says Global Growth Top Risk


"If global growth doesn’t pick up, the bull market will face a major hurdle, market watcher Scott Wren says. Wren, senior global equity strategist at the Wells Fargo Investment Institute, ranks i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 17:16
Taggar: bull, investment, market, rate

Oil Could Head to $100 if Iranian Crude Shortfall not Substituted


"President Donald Trump’s sustained bid to sanction Iranian crude exports could trigger a dramatic shortfall in global supply, strategists told CNBC on Thursday, amid renewed worries oil prices c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 17:14
Taggar: oil, rate

U.S Q2 GDP growth unrevised


"U.S. economic growth accelerated in the second quarter at its fastest pace in nearly four years as previously estimated, putting the economy on track to hit the Trump administration?s goal of 3 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 15:01
Taggar: economy, rate

HK sees first rate hike in years


"Hong Kong?s home market will face headwinds after banks in the city raised mortgage lending rates for the first time in 12 years. HSBC was the first commercial bank to raise its prime rate in Hong Kon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 14:41
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

Gold rises after limited impact from Fed hike


"As expected the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time this year on Wednesday and left intact its plans to steadily tighten monetary policy, as it forecast that the U.S. economy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 07:33
Taggar: economy, rate

Philippine currency and equities in focus as rate hike looms


"Sept 27 (Reuters) – Most Southeast Asian equities fared well on Thursday after an anticipated U.S. Federal Reserve rate increase shored up regional sentiment ahead of expected rate hikes in Indo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 06:56
Taggar: bank, rate, share, shares

President Trump is not a happy camper


"Asia Equity markets  For the most part, regional equity markets are performing very well after the Feds refrained from delivering a hawkish surprise while sentiment was further bolstered after Preside..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 05:37
Taggar: market, rate

OANDA Trading Post FOMC podcast 938Now


"We chat with Stephen Innes, head of trading for the Asia Pacific at Oanda, on the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates again. 938Now Singapore Picking up the pieces post FOMC Another exercise in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 03:15
Taggar: rate, trading

Still picking up the FOMC pieces and tying up a few loose ends


"Still picking up the FOMC pieces and tying up a few loose ends US markets  Risk sentiment is buoyant this AM with US equity trading higher. The greenback advanced to a two-week high against G-10 while..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 00:53
Taggar: currencies, market, rate, trading, us market

EUR/USD Volatile After FOMC Rate Hike, Decides to Go Down


"EUR/USD was very volatile after the Federal Open Market Committee hiked interest rates and suggested there will be one more rate hike this year. Initially, traders were unsure how to in..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 23:04
Taggar: currency, currency pair, market, rate

Czech National Bank Takes Another Step Toward Interest Rate Normalization


"In November 2012, Czech monetary policymakers enacted their final interest rate cut of the Great Recession cycle, lowering the 2-week repo rate to 0.05%, which they considered to be the lowest level s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 15:36
Taggar: rate

Czech central bank hikes rates


"The Czech National Bank (CNB) hiked its key interest rate for the sixth time in 12-months earlier this morning. The CNB increased its two-week repo rate to +1.5% from +1.25%, and its Lombard rate to +..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 14:50
Taggar: bank, rate

Marking Time Ahead of Likely FOMC Rate Hike Later Today and Kavanaugh Hearing Tomorrow


"The FOMC policy announcement today at 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT) is expected to justify another 25-basis point rate hike now and to leave in play a possible fourth move this year in December. New forecasts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 14:18
Taggar: announcement, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar unchanged ahead of Fed rate statement


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2957, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian events. In the U.S, the focu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 13:24
Taggar: dollar, rate, trading

Look to Fed?s Powell for help


"Wednesday September 26: Five things the markets are talking about Global stocks are trading mixed ahead of today’s FOMC rate decision, with Asian shares closing out higher, while Euro bourses ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 12:18
Taggar: market, rate, share, shares, trading

Gold stuck in ? no man?s land?


"Gold?s stuck in no man?s land with ordnance flying overhead. Prices hugged close to the $1,200 an ounce level that?s been the norm since late August as investors await another rate rise from the Feder..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 11:04
Taggar: gold, rate

OANDA Trading Asia market wrap


"Activity picked up considerably mid-morning after a sluggish start. Currencies Despite the FED rate hike fully baked in,  currency traders have gone through their there ceremonial jockeying for positi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 10:59
Taggar: announcement, currencies, currency, currency trade, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro in holding pattern ahead of Fed announcement


"EUR/USD is steady in the Wednesday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1771, up 0.03% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone or German events. In the U.S, the focus is on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 10:25
Taggar: rate, trading

US Dollar steadies ahead of FOMC decision


"It?s all about December Activity in Asian currency markets was confined to tight ranges as traders await to outcome of the 2-day FOMC meeting. Market pricing implies that a 25 bps hike is confirmed bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 09:40
Taggar: currency, market, rate

Regulations Roundup: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaj?s Assets Seized


"In recent regulatory news, a report published by Diar has found that U.S. government agencies have paid approximately $5.7 million USD to blockchain analysis contractors, India?s Enforcement Directora..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 06:15
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currencies, point, rate, report

Decision Day : The FOMC looms


"US markets Major U.S. indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve Board rate decision, as airlines, transportation and shipping companies are feeling the squeeze from higher oil p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-26 02:10
Taggar: inflation, market, oil, rate, us market

Fed Economic Projections and Powell Speech to Guide Markets


"The US dollar is mixed on Tuesday ahead of the highly anticipated Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) rate statement to be published on Wednesday. The market has already priced in a 25 basis points l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 22:59
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

WTI Lower After Trump Calls Out OPEC Hints at Using Oil Reserves


"Global benchmark crude futures climbed Tuesday, holding ground at four-year highs on expectations for tighter international supplies of oil. U.S. crude prices, however, eased back from the session?s b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 19:26
Taggar: oil, rate

Gold Shines Ahead of FOMC


"Gold is trading above the $1,200 price level at the start of the FOMC meeting in Washington. The U.S. Federal Reserve is highly anticipated to announce a 25 basis points rate lift on Wednesday. The mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 16:07
Taggar: gold, point, rate, trading

Equities Revive as Markets Look Ahead to FOMC and Kavanaugh Hearing


"The FOMC is expected to raise its interest rate tomorrow. New forecasts will be released, and Powell presides over a press conference. A third woman has surfaced, accusing Supreme Court nominee Kavana..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 15:19
Taggar: rate

The Daily: Speculators and Investors Hodl, Venezuelans Send Crypto With SMS


"A study has detected stability in the amounts of bitcoin held for both speculation and investment during the last several months through August. Also in The Daily, Opera launches its much-vaunted desk..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 13:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, rate

Ebang Announces 44 Terahash E-11 Miners With 10nm Chips


"The China-based Ebang Communication, one of the largest ASIC mining chip makers in the region has announced a new series of mining rigs this week at the World Digital Mining Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-25 05:40
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Jackson and Trump


"Andrew Jackson, who led America from 1829 to 1837, is President Trump’s favorite former U.S. president. Photo ops of the current president at his oval office desk prominently display a portrait..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 23:04
Taggar: rate

Gold Rises Ahead of Fed Meeting


"Gold futures settled higher on Monday, recouping some of their recent loss as investors awaited what?s widely expected to be the Federal Reserve?s third interest-rate hike of 2018 this week ? a well-t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 20:42
Taggar: gold, market, rate

PR: IX Launches Exchange with BTC as Platform Token


"The digital asset trading platform, which invested $ 10 million on purchasing the unusual overseas domain name, IX.com, officially announced to launch. As the world's first exchange with BTC as platfo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate, trading

The Daily: Rethinking Bitcoin?s Market Cap, ICOs Printing Money


"Welcome to a new week crammed with new ways of thinking about Bitcoin and its fellow cryptocurrencies. To kick things off, today?s edition of The Daily details three big-hitting topics: Is it time to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 10:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, market, rate

Gold trades mixed in Asia


"(Reuters) – Gold edged lower on Monday as the dollar held firm on news that China has cancelled trade talks with the United States, with the market also eyeing this week?s U.S. Federal Reserve m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 08:42
Taggar: bank, dollar, gold, market, rate

OANDA Trading Asia markets update


"Asia markets update The weekend headlines have not been a blessing for ?risk sentiment” and while the optimist in me is siding on this too shall pass. But with markets closed in Japan, China and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 07:40
Taggar: market, rate

Taiwanese Candidate Accepts Crypto Donations, California Bans Them


"Using cryptocurrency for political donations has been a hot topic in many societies. Two recent developments demonstrate different views on the matter. A Taiwanese politician who has accepted bitcoin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-22 05:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

China Updates Crypto Rankings, Downgrades Bitcoin


"The China Center for Information Industry Development has updated its crypto rankings. The list contains 33 crypto projects, ranked overall and in three separate categories. High up in the overall ran..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 20:05
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate, share, shares

Bitmain Announces Next-Generation Antminer Equipped With 7nm Chip


"At the World Digital Mining Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia the blockchain firm and mining manufacturer, Bitmain Technologies, announced a new Antminer will be launched soon equipped with 7nm semiconductor..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 17:19
Taggar: bitcoin, manufacture, rate, report

Sterling Down on May Brexit Warnings


"May resorts to rehashing old threats after failed Salzburg meeting Theresa May took to the podium on Friday in an attempt to hit back at the EU after she was humiliated in Salzburg in what was meant t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 16:58
Taggar: rate

Central Banks up the ante to normalize interest rates


"Friday September 21: Five things the markets are talking about Aside from trade, tariff and retaliation, central banks are upping the ante to “normalize” interest rates. This week, Norway&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-21 12:23
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Swiss Quarterly Monetary Policy Review


"A quarterly review of Swiss monetary policy kept the targeted interest rate at -0.75% within a range of negative 0.25% to negative 1.25% on 3-month Swiss Libor. A statement from the Swiss National Ban..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:49
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, market, rate

An Initial Tightening of Norwegian Monetary Policy


"Norway’s key central bank rate was raised 25 basis points to 0.75%. That’s the first increase in many years but will not be the last. The rate had been lowered by 175 basis points between..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 13:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Art Exhibition in France to Celebrate Bitcoin?s Tenth Birthday


"A group of artists hailing from across the globe will congregate in France to showcase an exhibition celebrating the upcoming tenth anniversary of Bitcoin. The art will be available for purchase using..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 17:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, market, rate

Hungary central bank leaves rates unchanged


"As expected, the Hungarian Central Bank (MNB) left their base rate unchanged at +0.9% this morning. It’s the 28th consecutive pause for the base rate in the current easing cycle. Also, policy ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-18 14:18
Taggar: bank, rate

Custodial vs Non-Custodial Crypto Swap: Which Offers the Best Exchange Rate?


"If you?re planning to swap between cryptocurrencies, there is no shortage of options. Many people will use a centralized exchange such as Binance, but there are also non-custodial solutions such as Fl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-17 21:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

Mexico Publishes Crypto Rules, Puts Central Bank in Charge


"The government of Mexico has published provisions regarding cryptocurrency. The Bank of Mexico will decide which cryptocurrencies are legal and fintech companies must gain approval from the central ba..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-15 11:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate

Redux 2013, India?s currency measures


"India has decided to curb the import of ?non-essential items? and take further measures to boost exports as New Delhi seeks to reduce its widening current account deficit and shore up its rapidly depr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-15 07:43
Taggar: currency, financial, rate

Test Driving the Money Button ? Simple Enough for a 9-Year Old


"On September 13 the Money Button launched, allowing people the ability to integrate a Bitcoin Cash-powered payment button into any website or application. This week we tested the Money Button?s user i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-15 07:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 31)


"OANDA Senior Market Analysts Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Turkey rates rocket, Ste..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 21:45
Taggar: market, rate

Bitgo Attains Regulatory Approval in United States


"Bitgo, a cryptocurrency security and custody company, has been granted regulatory approval to provide its storage services to the United States. Specifically, Bitgo will target U.S.-based institutiona..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 19:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

EUR/USD Retreats After US Macroeconomic Releases


"EUR/USD attempted to rally today but reversed its upward movement at 8:00 GMT and accelerated decline after the release of macroeconomic reports from the United States. T..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 18:04
Taggar: market, rate, report

Bittrex to Launch Crypto Exchange in Malta Next Month


"US-based cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is reportedly launching a crypto exchange in Malta at the beginning of next month. Bittrex says the new platform will allow them to list coins “a lot fas..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 17:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report

Bank of Russia Surprises Market with 25-Basis Point Key Interest Rate Hike to 7.5%


"According to a statement released by the Board of Directors, inflation is climbing toward 4% faster than expected and inflation expectations have moved slightly higher, warranting today’s decisi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 17:03
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Corporate Creditors Can Now File Claims for Mt Gox Restitution


"This week the trustee in charge of the Mt Gox legal case has announced that corporate customers can now file rehabilitation claims for the October 22 deadline. The news follows the claim process that..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 08:15
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

ECB Policy Meeting Produces No Surprises or Significant Developments


"The European Central Bank Governing Council left its policy settings unchanged. The three key interest rates — a zero percent refinancing rate flanked by a -0.40% deposit rate and a 0.25% margin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 20:25
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

GBP/USD ? British pound climbs to 6-week high, shrugs off BoE warning


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3104, up 0.44% on the day. On the release front, there were key events on both sides of the pond. The Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 17:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

Bank of England Leaves Policy Settings Unchanged


"A second Bank Rate hike of 25 basis points to 0.75% had been undertaken six weeks ago. The first being of similar size was made last November. The asset purchase program was not changed either, and cu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 17:32
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Central Reserve Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"As telegraphed earlier this month, Turkish monetary authorities tightened monetary policy today in response to the continuing vicious cycle of lira depreciation, which had exceeded 50% year-to-date, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 17:12
Taggar: inflation, rate

BoE leaves rates unchanged amid more Brexit uncertainty


"The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold on Thursday and highlighted greater financial market concerns about Brexit, a month after raising borrowing costs for only the second time in more than..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 16:04
Taggar: bank, financial, market, rate

Turkish central bank aggressively hikes rates


"The Central Bank of Turkey increased its benchmark interest rate on Thursday to 24 percent, a hike of 625 basis points from the previous rate of 17.75 percent. The Turkish lira jumped more than 5 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 15:03
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, rate

Thursday?s Menu: Central Bank Decisions, Price Data, Hurricane Florence, and a U.S. Offer for a New Round of High Level Trade Talks with China


"The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey lifted its key 0ne-week repo rate by a greater-than-expected 625 basis points to 24.0%. The dollar lost 2.8% against the lira afterward and has also fallen 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 14:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, rate

DAX gains ground as US-China talks boost automaker shares


"The DAX index has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is at 12,116, up 0.70% on the day. On the release front, German Final CPI dipped to 0.1%, matching the forecas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 13:11
Taggar: cpi, rate, trade balance

EUR/USD ? Euro subdued ahead of ECB rate meeting


"EUR/USD has edged lower in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1620, down 0.05% on the day. On the release front, German Final CPI dipped to 0.1%, matching the forecast. The ECB..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 12:32
Taggar: cpi, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

Mt Gox's Corporate Creditors Can Now File Claims for Bitcoin Refunds


"Corporate creditors of the long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox can now enter online claims for refunds of trapped bitcoin assets."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 12:03
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

CBRT takes the focus off BoE and ECB meetings


"Turkish central bank needs aggressive hike to settle investors Markets are trading relatively flat ahead of a slew of central bank meetings on Thursday, with the BoE, ECB and CBRT all scheduled to mak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 12:00
Taggar: bank, market, rate, trading

Blockchain Could Boost Trade Finance by $1 Trillion, WEF Research Says


"Blockchain technology can help global businesses generate an extra $1 trillion in trade finance, according to World Economic Forum research."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 10:20
Taggar: finance, rate

Manufacturing Giant Rostec to Manage Data on Waves Blockchain Platform


"The Russian state-owned conglomerate will develop a blockchain to manage data on its vast holdings, which include car, helicopter and firearms makers."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-13 04:10
Taggar: rate

GBP/USD ? British slightly higher, U.S PPI declines


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains on Wednesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3065, up 0.25% on the day. In the U.S, PPI and Core PPI both came in at -0.1%, missing their estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 19:16
Taggar: bank, rate, trading

Will we get fireworks from BoE and ECB?


"What to expect from a not-so-super Thursday Thursday has the potential to be another interesting day in the markets, with interest rate decisions due from both the Bank of England and the European Cen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 17:24
Taggar: bank, market, rate

EUR/USD Rebounds After PPI Falls Unexpectedly


"EUR/USD fell intraday but started a rebound after US producer prices demonstrated an unexpected drop last month. Now, the currency pair trades slightly above the opening level. PPI..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 16:48
Taggar: currency, currency pair, rate

Canada: Industrial capacity utilization rates, Q2 2018


"Canadian industries operated at 85.5% of their production capacity in the second quarter, up from 83.7% in the first quarter. This follows a slight decrease in capacity utilization in the first quarte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 14:44
Taggar: rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar at 1-week high on NAFTA hopes


"The Canadian dollar is trading sideways in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3075, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, Canada releases Capacity Utilization Rate. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 14:17
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate, report, trading

Billions of Dollars ICO Industry is Governed by Securities Law, Judge Rules


"U.S. V. Zaslavskiy, 17-cr-0647, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn), just might go down as a definitive case for cryptocurrency enthusiasts. Many, many billions of doll..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 11:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, rate

CAD rallies on Nafta optimism


"Wednesday September 12: Five things the markets are talking about It’s ‘hump’ day and despite the contained trading ranges across the various asset classes, investors have a lot to c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-12 11:04
Taggar: financial, market, rate, trading

TRY weakens as CBRT meeting approaches


"The Turkish lira weakened slightly on Tuesday as investors weighed up expectations for this week?s central bank meeting, where the monetary policy committee is expected to raise interest rates. TRY ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 15:24
Taggar: bank, rate

PR: Killing Banks ? A Financial Crypto Startup MoneyToken Announced 0% Loans and Token Burn This Wednesday


"MoneyToken crypto-backed loans platform has announced making zero-interest loans available for everyone. From 12th September September forward, anyone will be able to join the MoneyToken platform and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, forex, rate

UAE Securities Watchdog Approves Plan to Regulate ICOs


"The securities and commodities regulator in the United Arab Emirates has approved a plan to adopt comprehensive regulations for crowdfunding through ICOs and recognize tokens as securities. The decisi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 23:45
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Iceland?s ?Big Bitcoin Heist?: Suspects Charged With Over $2M in Stolen Mining Rigs


"Police in Iceland charged seven individuals for conspiracy, burglary, and theft for stealing from the region?s mining facilities. Iceland prosecutors are charging the suspects with over $871,000 in st..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 22:15
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

SEC Suspends Trading of XBT Provider?s Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Product


"The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended the trading of two XBT Provider products: Bitcoin Tracker One and Ether Tracker One. The agency attributes “a lack of current, consisten..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 05:55
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate, trading

Thai Government Approves Crypto Exchange, Wants Own Wallet


"The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has approved another crypto exchange to legally operate in the country. There are now six exchanges that have been granted approval. Meanwhile, the governme..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-08 12:57
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, market, rate

The Big Legal Issue Blockchain Developers Rarely Discuss


"If blockchain projects seek adoption by enterprises, their open-source license will have a material impact on the rate of adoption, say legal experts."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-08 12:30
Taggar: rate

Trade Tensions and Strong US Employment Lift Dollar


"The US dollar rose on Friday against all major pairs after a strong U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report was published. The US added 201,000 jobs, but more importantly hourly wages beat expectations in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 23:32
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, report

EUR/USD Slumps After Nonfarm Payrolls Beat Expectations


"EUR/USD was moving lower today amid the risk-averse market sentiment caused by fears of a trade spat between the United States and their trading partners. The curren..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 15:03
Taggar: currency, currency pair, market, rate, trading

In Suspense Ahead of Tariff Announcements


"President Trump is expected to announce a huge ramp-up in tariffs next week, especially on imports of Chinese goods, and China will no to retaliate in kind. Some pundits worry this escalating trade wa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:55
Taggar: inflation, rate

U.S job growth surges; annual wage growth largest in 9-years


"U.S. job growth accelerated in August, with wages notching their largest annual increase in nine years, strengthening views the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration?s escalating trad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:46
Taggar: economy, rate

Canada loses -51k jobs, CAD lower


"By the numbers: Canada Aug. Net change in employment: -51.6K vs. +5.0K e Unemployment rate: +6.0% vs. +5.9%e Full time employment: +40.4K vs. +35.0Ke ? Part time employment Change: -92.0K vs. -30Ke Pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:41
Taggar: employment, rate

US jobs data eyed as Trump turns focus to Japan


"Is strong jobs growth and moderate wages a good balance for Trump? US futures are trading a little lower ahead of the open on Friday, as we await the latest jobs report from the world?s largest econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 14:09
Taggar: economy, rate, report, trading

Ukrainians Advised to Pay 19.5% Tax on Crypto Incomes


"In the absence of dedicated regulation, Ukrainians are expected to pay the regular 19.5% income tax rate on their profits from crypto-related activities like trading and mining, a high-ranking officia..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 12:10
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, financial, profit, rate, report, trading

Blockchain, Reloaded: How the New ?Matrix? Appeared


"The following opinion piece on blockchain technology was written by Alexander Borodich, CEO Universa.io, futurologist, and Forbes contributor Just like any other phenomenon that happened to be in the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 10:10
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

EF Hutton Initiates Coverage of Cryptocurrencies ? BCH Gets 5-Star Rating


"American stock brokerage firm EF Hutton is initiating coverage of seven cryptocurrencies, each given a rating of one to five stars. New.Bitcoin.com talked to CEO Christopher Daniels who shared his fir..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 06:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, market, rate, share

It?s jobs or tariffs


"On the first Friday of the month, it will be either the monthly US jobs data or the imposing of the next round of US-China tariffs that will decide the currency market?s near-term direction.   Jobs gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-07 05:47
Taggar: currency, market, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises After Bank of Canada Rate Hike Comments


"The Canadian dollar rose on Thursday after Bank of Canada (BoC) Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said that a breakdown in the US-Canada trade talks would not keep the central bank from raising interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 21:32
Taggar: bank, dollar, loonie, rate

Uzbekistan Legalizes Crypto Exchanges and Trading


"A new presidential decree legalizes cryptocurrency trading in Uzbekistan, introducing licensing for crypto exchanges and a set of requirements they will be obliged to meet. To operate in the country..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 16:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trading, rate, trading

Is Brazil the next crisis in EM?


"An upcoming presidential election in Latin America’s biggest economy has the spill-over potential to dramatically impact emerging markets, strategists told CNBC this week. Brazil is set to hold..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 15:55
Taggar: economy, market, rate

U.S Q2 productivity growth unrevised at 2.9%


"U.S. worker productivity rose at its fastest pace in more than three years in the second quarter, as previously reported, but the trend in productivity growth remained moderate. The Labor Department s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 15:01
Taggar: rate, report

Policy Monetary Policy Rate Left Unchanged at 1.5%


"The Monetary Policy Committee of the National Bank of Poland has left the reference interest rate at 1.5% since two 50-basis point cuts in the first quarter of 2015. That stance is being continued, ac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 21:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Canada?s Governing Council Holds its Fire


"Four previous 25-basis point increases of the Bank of Canada overnight interest rate had been implemented in September 2017 and January, May and July of this year. More are likely to follow. But consi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 20:53
Taggar: bank, point, rate

BoC Keeps rates on hold at 1.5%, CAD falls


"No surprise, the Bank of Canada (BoC) has kept its overnight rate steady at +1.5%. The bank warned that heightened trade tensions represent a key risk to the global outlook. In the accompanying commun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 16:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar under pressure over NATA concerns, BoC statement next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, after dropping sharply on Tuesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3178 down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, Canada re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 14:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, trade balance, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar under pressure over NAFTA concerns, BoC statement next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, after dropping sharply on Tuesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3178 down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, Canada re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 14:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, trade balance, trading

Aussie jumps as growth quickens in second quarter


"Q2 GDP growth ahead of estimates Growth in the Australian economy accelerated in the second quarter, rising 3.4% from a year earlier, confounding economists? estimates of a slowdown to 2.8%. On a quar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 05:57
Taggar: economy, rate

Africa and its Antiquated Banking: Cryptocurrencies The Solution?


"Africa has steadily accelerated the switch to modern technologies. But can a continent facing a crisis with antiquated banking technologies, low rate of financial inclusion, poor confidence in the ban..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-05 04:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate, share, shares

US Manufacturing Rose in August as New Orders Surge


"U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated to more than a 14-year high in August, boosted by a surge in new orders, but growing concerns over rising raw material costs as a result of import tariffs could..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 16:54
Taggar: rate

US-China to Have Major Global Implications says Brookings Institute


"Some participants were of the view that the current tensions between China and the United States were as much about jostling for strategic space as they are about trade, and that trade had become a to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 16:53
Taggar: rate

Canada: Manufacturing PMI for August, 2018


"August data pointed to a sharp and accelerated upturn in Canadian manufacturing output, but the latest survey also revealed a loss of momentum for new business growth. Anecdotal evidence suggested tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 15:55
Taggar: point, rate

Emerging market losses continue on Tuesday


"Emerging-market assets held losses in Asian trading Tuesday, signaling Argentina?s plan to narrow its fiscal deficit and comments from Turkey?s central bank hinting at a rate increase have yet to shor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 09:46
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, rate, trading

The Argentine peso woes mount


"Emerging-market assets held losses in Asian trading Tuesday, signalling Argentina?s plan to narrow its fiscal deficit and comments from Turkey?s central bank hinting at a rate increase have yet to sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 07:34
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, rate, trading

Gold dips but EM risk supports


"Sept 4 (Reuters) – Gold prices inched down on Tuesday as the dollar hit a one-week high on the back of intensifying global trade tensions and economic worries in emerging markets. Gold prices ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-04 06:42
Taggar: currency, dollar, gold, market, rate

Exchanges Round-Up: DMM Bitcoin Launches Biometric Authentication, Ironfx Seeks Gibraltar Licensing


"In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, DDM Bitcoin has launched biometric authentication for Android users of its app, Fxcoin has hired former Deutsche Bank AG employee, Yasuo Matsuda..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 21:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Turkish central bank promises to act at next meeting


"Turkey?s central bank signalled on Monday it would take action against ?significant risks? to price stability, a rare move to calm financial markets after inflation surged to its highest in nearly a d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 16:36
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, rate

New Month Kicks Off with Further Evidence of Accelerating Turkish Inflation, a Whole Lot of PMI Surveys, and North American Holidays


"U.S. and Canadian Markets are closed for Labor Day holidays. Turkish CPI inflation accelerated two percentage points to 17.9% in August, its highest level since the end of 2003. PPI inflation catapult..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 15:44
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, market, point, rate

The Power of Private Blockchains Is Beginning to Show


"Is it time to rethink private blockchains? The World Bank's "blockchain bond" success has reinvigorated that question. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 14:00
Taggar: bank, rate

UK manufacturing PMI slips to lowest since July 2016


"UK manufacturing upturn slows as new export orders contract for first time since April 2016 UK Manufacturing PMI at 25-month low of 52.8 in August Job creation slows to near-stagnation Business optimi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 12:32
Taggar: rate

Japan Introduces New Screening Requirements for Crypto Exchanges


"Japan’s financial regulator has reportedly introduced new screening requirements for crypto exchanges seeking approval to operate in the country. The agency now extends its focus beyond the regi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 03:55
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, rate, report

50 Percent Energy Rate Hike for Crypto Miners Approved in Central Washington State


"The commissioners of a public utility district in central Washington State have unanimously approved a rate hike for cryptocurrency miners. The utility serves over 46,000 customers throughout the coun..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-02 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese Market


"Japanese mega e-commerce and internet company Rakuten Inc. is entering the crypto space. Instead of submitting a new application to the country?s financial regulator, Rakuten is acquiring an existing..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-01 03:35
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, market, rate

Former Ripple CTO's Blockchain Project Coil Enters Closed Beta


"The new company, which incorporates the Interledger and Codius technologies Thomas helped develop at Ripple, is now available to try out."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 22:15
Taggar: rate

A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins


"Stablecoins have proliferated this year, so much so that it?s been hard to keep track of them all. In a bid to remedy that, news.Bitcoin.com has compiled a list of all stablecoins that are currently t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 19:45
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Meet the New Sentiment Analysis Tools Empowering Smarter Trading


"The field of sentiment analysis (SA) is evolving rapidly. Since news.Bitcoin.com last covered the subject in May, two new platforms have emerged, each claiming to offer smarter tools to facilitate mor..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 11:25
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, rate, trading

Yahoo! Finance Rolls Out Bitcoin Core, Ethereum, Litecoin Trading


"?The virus is spreading,? tweeted Morgan Creek Digital?s Founder & Partner Anthony Pompliano at the news Yahoo! Finance (YF) had integrated bitcoin core (BTC), ethereum (ETH), and litecoin (LTC) i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-31 09:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate, spread, trading

Storing a Lot of Bitcoins in One Wallet Is a Bad Idea


"Interest has piqued in a bitcoin wallet that?s lain dormant for four years. This week?s movement of the funds it contains, worth close to $850 million, has sparked intense debate over whose address it..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 21:35
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

EUR/USD Crashes After Economic Releases on Thursday


"EUR/USD was rising at the start of the Thursday’s trading session but crashed following the release of European macroeconomic data and accelerated its decline..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 15:48
Taggar: indicators, rate, trading

EUR/USD Rebounds to Opening Level, Showing Confusing Behavior


"EUR/USD behaved confusingly today, falling in the first half of the trading session, rebounding after the better-than-expected US GDP print, but halting the recovery afte..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 18:08
Taggar: rate, trading

Some weak European and Japanese Data


"French GDP growth slowed to a 0.2% per quarter rate in the first half of 2018 from 0.7% per quarter in the second half of 2017. In the second quarter alone, personal consumption contracted for the fir..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 15:47
Taggar: consumption, rate

Q2 U.S GDP beats expectations


"U.S. economic growth was a bit stronger than initially thought in the second quarter, notching its best performance in nearly four years, as businesses boosted spending on software and imports decline..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 14:43
Taggar: rate

Crypto-Backed Lending Platform Blockfi Approved to Operate in California


"Back in July, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the cryptocurrency-backed USD lending platform, Blockfi, which raised $52.5m from investors in an investment round led by Michael Novogratz?s Galaxy Digital..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 02:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, rate, report

Lloyd?s of London Insures Cryptocurrency Custody Service Kingdom Trust


"According to the institutional cryptocurrency storage platform Kingdom Trust, the company is now insured by the world?s largest insurance marketplace, Lloyd?s of London. The Kentucky-based alternative..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-28 00:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate

Samsung Looks to Streamline Banking With Blockchain Tool


"Samsung SDS, a subsidiary of South Korea's tech conglomerate, has developed a blockchain-based certification platform for South Korean banks."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 18:35
Taggar: bank, rate

Thailand Updates ICO Licensing Progress, Warns Firm Issuing Token Without License


"The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has revealed the number of applications it has received from businesses wanting to operate initial coin offering portals in the country. However, at least o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 08:45
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Fomo Then Failure: A Post-Mortem of 2018?s Worst ICOs


"It has been a testing year for ICOs. Market conditions have made launching a tokensale more challenging than a year ago, when even the most ludicrous project was virtually guaranteed a $10 million rai..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-27 04:15
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

US Dollar Drops After Powell Stresses Gradual Approach to Rates


"The US dollar is lower against most major pairs on Friday. The greenback was waiting for U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Powell?s speech at the central bank summit in Jackson Hole but in the end no new inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 22:55
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, rate, share

Fed Members Divided on Rate Hike Path


"he Federal Reserve should stop raising interest rates now because the economy is showing no signs of inflation surging and is expected to slow next year after the effects of fiscal stimulus wear off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 20:51
Taggar: bull, economy, inflation, rate

Wall Street Higher After Powell?s Speech in Jackson Hole


"Wall Street rallied on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting all-time highs, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank?s current approach to interest rate hikes wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 20:48
Taggar: bank, rate

Fed Chair Powell Sticks to Gradual Hike Path


"Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday defended the U.S. central bank?s push to raise interest rates as healthy for the economy and signaled more hikes were coming despite President Donald T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 20:46
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Trump Should Take Advantage of Frustrations With China Trade Policy


"The U.S. isn’t alone in its frustration with Chinese trade policy, and the Trump administration should take advantage of that, former U.S. trade officials told CNBC on Thursday after the U.S. im..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 09:57
Taggar: rate

Liechtenstein Bank to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency Backed by the Swiss Franc


"Union Bank AG, a bank in Liechtenstein that offers corporate banking services mainly to companies based in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the Middle East, has announced that it will be launching it..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 23:45
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Fed?s Kapan States Fed Will Remain Independent


"Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan became the second central bank figure Thursday to state the central bank’s independence. Kaplan said the Fed would make its decisions on interest r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 22:18
Taggar: bank, rate

Bitmain Unveils New 18 Terahash Water-Cooled Bitcoin Miner


"On August 23, the China-based firm Bitmain Technologies revealed the company?s latest mining device, the Antminer S9 Hydro. The newly manufactured rig is a water-cooled SHA256 miner that commands a ha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 21:45
Taggar: bitcoin, manufacture, rate

Fed?s George Says President Comments Don?t Alter Her Actions


"President Donald Trump’s criticism isn’t influencing the way Kansas City Fed President Esther George, long one of the central bank’s most hawkish members, conducts policy. George off..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:49
Taggar: bank, rate

ECB Minutes Show Concerns for Trade Protectionism


"Protectionism and the threat of a global trade war are the biggest risks to the euro zone economy but growth for now remains firmly on the path seen earlier, European Central Bank policymakers conclud..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:39
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, share

US Home Sales Fall in July


"Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly fell in July to a nine-month low in a sign the housing market was cooling and could give less support to the overall economy. The Commerce Department..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:20
Taggar: economy, home sales, market, rate

EUR/USD Halts Rally After Five Days of Gains


"EUR/USD fell today after rising for five straight sessions. While markets initially considered yesterday’s FOMC policy minutes dovish, today they changed their stance, believing that the..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 17:18
Taggar: employment, market, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar dips as greenback recovers


"The Canadian dollar has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3038, down 0.32% on the day. In economic news, U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 14:51
Taggar: dollar, employment, profit, rate, trading

EUR/USD Extends Rally on US Politics, FOMC Minutes


"EUR/USD extended this week’s rally on Wednesday. While US politics played the major part in the rally, minutes of the latest policy meeting of the Federal..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 23:31
Taggar: home sales, market, rate

BCH Upgrade Debate Continues ? A Fork Strategy and the ?Miners Choice? Meeting


"On August 21 Bitcoin Unlimited?s lead developer Andrew Stone wrote a proposal which outlined a strategy for the upcoming November hard fork. Stone explains that there are two changesets proposed by tw..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 18:45
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Dollar Softens Further


"The dollar lost some further modest ground against major currencies like the euro (0.3%), Swiss franc and Canadian dollar (0.2%), and New Zealand dollar (0.1%). The dollar edged up 0.1% against the Au..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 14:13
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, rate

Hungary?s Monetary Policy Held Unchanged


"The Monetary Council at Magyar Nemzeti Bank kept its interest rate structure unchanged. Hungary’s deposit rate has been at -0.15% since a 10 basis point cut last September, and the overnight and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 18:54
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Trump accuses China of currency manipulation


"Donald Trump has again accused China of manipulating its currency to combat US tariffs. The accusation, made in an interview with Reuters, echoes claims the US President made during his 2016 campaign..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:18
Taggar: currency, dollar, rate

Trump wants Fed?s help on economy


"U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was ?not thrilled? with the Federal Reserve under his own appointee, Chairman Jerome Powell, for raising interest rates and said the U.S. central bank sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:11
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Market spooked on Trump?s U.S dollar comments


"Tuesday August 21: Five things the markets are talking about The ‘big’ dollar has dropped for a fourth consecutive session, along with U.S Treasuries after President Trump criticized his o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 12:53
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

U.S. Trade Policy and the Dollar


"Even as a candidate in 2015-16, President Trump identified reducing the U.S. merchandise trade deficit as a top economic policy goal. There have been several other U.S. administrations in the floating..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 22:19
Taggar: rate

Trade and Jackson Hole talks top dollar bulls agenda


"Monday August 20: Five things the markets are talking about With “risk-on and off” trading strategies dominating proceedings this summer, expect this to be another action packed week despi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 12:15
Taggar: bear, currency, currency pair, dollar, market, rate, trading

Second Hand Rigs Are Dumped as the Solo Mining Dream Dies


"In the summer of 2017, rising cryptocurrency prices led to a run on high performance graphics cards. Coveted cards with a high hashrate were snapped up like proverbial hot cakes, leaving gamers, scien..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 02:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

SHA-256 Mining Hashrate Climbs Significantly in One Year


"Over the last year, SHA-256 mining, the process that?s used to find blocks on both the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) networks, alongside a slew of other cryptocurrencies, has grown exponen..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-19 22:40
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currencies, market, rate, trading

44% of American Executives Think ?Blockchain Is Overhyped?, Deloitte Survey Finds


"New indicators point to corporate executives starting to wisen up to the notion that so-called blockchain technology is some kind of cure-all drug for their industries that they can just extract from..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-19 18:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, indicators, point, rate

Venezuelans to Be Paid at Least Half a Petro a Month


"Announcing a 60-fold increase of the minimum monthly salary, President Maduro promised Venezuelans they will be paid at least 0.5 petro, once his monetary reforms are in place next week. The national..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-19 04:25
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Turkish Lira rally halted on U.S sanctions threat


"Friday August 17: Five things the markets are talking about Global trade worries have not disappeared, they are just on hiatus, as market participants prefer to regroup and strategize in this unorthod..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 12:33
Taggar: bear, market, rate

Risk appetite boosted by higher yuan fix


"Yuan fixed higher for first time in seven days At this morning?s yuan fix, the People?s Bank of China strengthened the yuan for the first time in seven days, moving the mid-rate to 6.8894 from 6.8946..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 05:20
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

Developing an ICO Project in Russia Can Cost as Little as $1,500


"The average cost to develop an ICO project in Russia is hovering around $18,000 USD but the price can go down to as little as $1,500, according to a study that explores the market for such services. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-17 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Only Seven Crypto Firms Authorized to Legally Operate in Thailand


"The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the names of seven cryptocurrency firms that have been authorized to legally operate in the country. Five of them are crypto exchanges;..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-16 08:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Michelle Mone?s ICO Ends in Disarray as Equi Capital Fiasco Turns Ugly


"Equi Capital?s ICO has ended in acrimony, with bounty hunters claiming to have been offered a pittance of what they were promised. The project is led by Baroness Michelle Mone, who describes herself a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-16 01:05
Taggar: bitcoin, oil, rate

Indonesia?s Fourth Central Bank Interest Rate Hike Since Mid-May


"In the face of a wider current account deficit in Indonesia, intensifying global trade tensions, and Turkey’s crisis, which makes many emerging economies more vulnerable, Bank Indonesia’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 17:06
Taggar: bank, point, rate

US Worker Productivity Rises in Q2


"U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than three years in the second quarter, depressing labor costs, but the trend in productivity growth remained moderate. The Labor Departm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 16:56
Taggar: rate

SEC Fines and Permanently Bars Founder of Fraudulent Oil Exploration Token


"The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against an oil and gas exploration company and its founder who ?perpetrated a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) to fund oil expl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 15:50
Taggar: bitcoin, oil, rate

Playboy Sues Wallet Developer for Failing to Integrate Crypto Across Its Platforms


"Playboy is reportedly suing a Canadian cryptocurrency firm for allegedly failing to integrate a ?wallet that would support a range of cryptocurrencies across the company?s online media, digital and ca..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-15 13:53
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, report

Japan?s Internet Giant GMO Unveils New Crypto Priorities, Exchange Profits Up 7-Fold


"Japan’s GMO Internet has unveiled new priorities for its cryptocurrency business along with the performances of its crypto exchange and mining operations. The changes going forward result from t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 07:50
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currency, market, profit, rate

Exchanges Round-Up: Chinese Court Backs Coinnice Repatriation, CZ Demos Binance DEX


"In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrencies, a Chinese court has rejected an appeal from a trader disputing a previous decision that mandated he repay the value of 5 BTC accidentally credited to his..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 11:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

PR: NEM and Unibright Are Announcing a Strategic Partnership


"NEM (?out-of-the-box?, enterprise-grade blockchain platform?) and Unibright (?blockchain agnostic integration framework?) are teaming up and start an official strategic partnership. NEM and Unibright..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-13 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Which Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet is Best for You?


"The number of hardware wallets has proliferated with the number of cryptocurrencies in recent years. Today, consumers enjoy an unprecedented choice of hardware devices on which to store their bitcoin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-12 16:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate

Wormhole Mainnet and Developers Guide Launched


"There?s been a lot of activities taking place with the new project developed by Bitmain called Wormhole. The team of developers just recently launched the Wormhole mainnet where the public can see the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-11 19:10
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Facebook's Marcus Steps Down From Coinbase Board


"David Marcus is stepping down from the board of directors at crypto exchange Coinbase, citing his new role at Facebook leading blockchain strategy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 18:00
Taggar: rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Contagion Fears


"Canadian Jobs Impress but Loonie Lower on Global Contagion Fears The Canadian dollar is lower on Friday. The USD/CAD is trading at 1.3083. Statistics Canada released a stronger than expected employmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 15:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, loonie, rate, report, trading

More Volatile Global Markets as Concern Mounts about Turkey


"Turkey commands the spotlight of global financial markets this Friday. Talks broke down between the U.S. and Turkey over the latter’s continuing detention of an American evangelical pastor, whic..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 15:19
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, inflation, market, rate

USD/CAD plummets on Canadian jobs report


"Canadian jobs market is on fire By the numbers: Canada Jul Net Jobs +54,100 From Jun Canada Jul Net Jobs Forecast At +17,000 Canada Jul Full-Time Jobs -28,000; Part-Time +82,000 Canada Jul Jobless Rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 14:42
Taggar: market, rate

The Daily: Ledger Adds Coins, Okex Launches Coinall, Exmo Partners with Mistertango


"Covered in The Daily on Friday are several announcements crypto users may find interesting. Ledger has added support for 8 new coins and crypto exchange Okex is launching a white label platform. Also..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 11:55
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, rate

Ecobank Report Finds Significant Presence of Crypto in 36 African Countries


"A report published by the pan-African bank, Ecobank Transnational Inc., has found that despite cryptocurrencies exerting a notable presence in each of the 36 African countries in which the company ope..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 09:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, rate, report

Crypto Friendly Policies Rapidly Drawing Companies to Thailand


"Soon after Thailand adopted its regulations for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), companies reportedly pile up to apply for licenses to operate in the country. According to the Thai..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-10 07:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate, report

Filipino Monetary Response Escalated Amid Rising Inflation


"A May central bank rate hike in May — the first hike of the overnight reverse repo rate since 2014 — was followed one month later by a second tightening. Both increases were 25 basis point..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 20:43
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Reuters Poll Shows Loonie Rising But NAFTA a Question Mark


"Canada?s dollar will rise over the coming year as the Bank of Canada hikes interest rates and higher oil prices become more supportive of the currency, a Reuters poll showed, but it will take a NAFTA..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 18:46
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, foreign exchange, oil, rate

Declines in Kiwi, Ruble and Turkish Lira


"The dollar advanced overnight by 1.6% against the New Zealand dollar, 0.9% versus the Russian ruble, and some 2.5% vis-a-vis the Turkish lira. Not only did the latest review of New Zealand monetary po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 14:54
Taggar: dollar, rate

Bitcoin Cash Acceptance Grows ? Dish Network and Flow Partner With Bitpay


"This week Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents will be pleased to hear that more merchants can now accept bitcoin cash due to the crypto-payment processing firm Bitpay announcing a few strategic partnerships..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-09 01:25
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, rate

$30 Billion Lost: 4 Stats That Show a Crypto Market in Decline


"Wednesday was a tough day for the cryptocurrency market at large, as several data points collected by CoinDesk illustrate. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 22:03
Taggar: currency, market, point, rate

Swiss Banks Are Onboarding Crypto Clients and Assets


"Another Swiss private bank has announced in a statement that it’s open to on-board cryptocurrencies. Maerki Baumann private bank in Zurich is open to accepting assets that were generated with cr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 20:06
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, rate

Fed Barkin Says Gradually Raising Rates a Sensible Approach


"The U.S. economy is strong enough to warrant further interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve, Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin said on Wednesday. In a speech on the U.S. economy, Barkin arg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 19:16
Taggar: economy, rate

PR: Aeron Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary and Announces a Bonus Miles (Loyalty) Platform


"It?s been a year since Aeron blockchain project was announced to the public, and the team has already managed to make a significant progress towards its goal to contribute to improvement in aviation s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

PR: Stemcell-pj ? Tech to Reverse Ageing: Blockchain Startup Joins the Fight for Longevity


"The mythical fountain of youth. The tales of it appeared in writings by Herodotus, it was sought by the emperors of ancient China, for its sake alchemists spent years trying to create a philosopher's..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, dollar, rate

Aussie moves higher as RBA holds rates at record low


"AUD/USD breaks above 0.7400 The RBA held rates steady for the 21st time, a move that had been unanimously expected, keeping them at record lows as it targets sustainable growth and achieving the infla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 10:20
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

US Dollar Takes NFP Hit But Ends Up Higher on the Week


"The US dollar fell on Friday after the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) came in below expectations with only a gain of 157,000 but otherwise the unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent and wage growth re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 22:22
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 26)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Head of Trading Asia Steve Innes review the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Nick Howard. This week’s b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 18:26
Taggar: bank, market, rate, trading

EUR/USD Volatile After NFP, Stabilizes Above Opening Level


"US nonfarm payrolls released today were mixed, with disappointing employment growth but solid wage inflation and falling unemployment rate. EUR/USD jumped immediately after the release, but..."

Dollar Mixed After NFP Miss


"U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in July, likely due to companies? struggles to find qualified workers, and the unemployment rate declined, pointing to tightening labor market conditions. Non..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 15:32
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Big revisions offset July miss on payrolls


"By the numbers: July NFP and U.S Trade Average hourly earnings m/m: +0.3%e vs. +0.3%a Average hourly earnings y/y: +2.7%e vs. +2.7%a U.S employment change: +193Ke vs. +157Ka U.S unemployment rate: +3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-03 14:50
Taggar: employment, rate

Dollar Awaits Jobs Report Amid Trade Uncertainty


"The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Thursday in anticipation of a strong U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP). The U.S. Federal Reserve kept rates unchanged on Wednesday and without a press confere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 23:59
Taggar: dollar, market, rate

Bank of Mexico Decides Not to Raise Interest Rate after Latest Policy Review


"The Governing Board kept its overnight interbank interest rate at 7.75% but observed in a released statement that “since the last monetary policy decision, the balance of risks to the forecasted..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 22:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

$37 Million of Bitcoin Revenue Helps Square Accelerate Growth in Q2


"Square has reported its Q2 2018 financial results, revealing that $37 million of Bitcoin-related revenue helped the company accelerate its growth during the period. While the company still made very l..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 18:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trading, financial, market, profit, rate, report, trading

Fed Minutes Will Reveal More Details on Monetary Policy Says Pimco


"The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and released a statement on 1 August that made only minor changes to reflect the more upbeat U.S. economy since the Fed?s June meeting. Despite the lack..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 18:29
Taggar: economy, rate

EUR/USD Declines As US-China Trade Conflict Escalates


"EUR/USD declined on the reports that the trade war between the United States and China continued to escalate as the USA considered additional tariffs on Ch..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 17:10
Taggar: rate, report

Japanese Firms Jointly Launch Corporate Crypto Accounting Tool


"Cryptolinc Co. Ltd, which develops and provides cryptocurrency management and calculation systems, and Miroku Information Service Co. Ltd, a financial and accounting system management and information..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 17:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Czech National Bank Lifts 2-Week Repo Rate to 1.25% from 1.00%


"Developing economies like that of the Czech Republic depend on capital inflows, and these have diminished as a result of U.S. President Trump’s protectionist agenda. Currencies have depreciated..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 16:33
Taggar: bank, currencies, inflation, rate

GBP Dives on Dovish BoE Hike


"Profit taking seen as MPC doesn?t combine hike with hawkish rhetoric Sterling tumbled on Thursday after the Bank of England raised interest rates by 0.25% to a post-financial crisis high. The hike, wh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 15:21
Taggar: bank, financial, profit, rate

Bank of England Tightens a Second Time


"Following up on an initial interest rate hike last November, the Monetary Policy Committee by unanimous vote raised Britain’s Bank rate from 0.50% to 0.75%, highest since March 2009. The policy..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 14:39
Taggar: bank, rate

Coinmarketcap Launches Professional API and Adds Derivatives Markets


"Coinmarketcap (CMC), the popular cryptocurrency markets tracker portal, has launched a professional-grade API for aggregated market data and added support for derivatives markets as part of a major qu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 13:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

BoE hike a close call


"Thursday August 2: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of England is more likely than not to hike interest rates +25 bps to +0.75% this morning (07:00 am EDT), but this has only recentl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 12:31
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Japanese Bank Mizuho is Being Sued by Mt Gox Customer


"According to regional reports the Japanese financial institution, Mizuho Bank, is being accused of creating issues for Mt Gox customers who were hoping to withdraw funds after the exchange collapsed. ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 11:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, rate, report

Square Sees Bitcoin Sales Profits Double in Q2


"Mobile payment firm Square said it has made $37 million in revenue in the second quarter that was generated by its offering of bitcoin purchases. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 08:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Brazilian and Indian Monetary Policy Decisions


"Central Banks in two of the four BRIC economies held monetary policy reviews. Coincidentally, while the Brazilian Selic rate was left unchanged at 6.50%, the Indian repo rate was lifted 25 basis point..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 03:07
Taggar: bank, point, rate

NSFW: After The Corporate Hype, Porn Gets Into Blockchain


"Porn star Brenna Sparks is not the only one warming up to blockchain tech. Startups such as Spankchain as well as Vice Industries are attempting to fuse intimate desires with software undergirding cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 01:13
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

Japanese Public Company Offering Loans Secured by BTC, BCH, ETH


"A Japanese company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange is offering loans secured by three cryptocurrencies: BTC, BCH, and ETH. Clients can borrow up to 300 million yen (~$2.7 million) at varying intere..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 23:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

FOMC Leaves Interest Rate Unchanged, Upgrades GDP and Personal Consumption Assessments


"Today’s statement sets the stage for a likely eighth interest rate hike at the next FOMC meeting in September. Assessments of overall growth and the key consumption component of demand were each..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 20:41
Taggar: consumption, market, rate

Atlanta Fed Upgrades US GDP Forecast to 5.4%


"Economic growth is expected to continue at a rapid pace in the third quarter, according to a very preliminary forecast from the Atlanta Fed. The central bank district estimates that GDP will increase..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 19:51
Taggar: bank, rate

BoE Super Thursday to live up to its name


"Surely they won?t bottle it again, right? Super Thursday promises to live up to its name one way or another this week, as the Bank of England either raises interest rates to post-financial crisis high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 19:17
Taggar: bank, financial, market, rate

FOMC Preview


"The federal funds target in the current campaign of rate normalization has undergone seven 25-basis point increases, their dates being December 2015, December 2016, March, June and December of 2017, M..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 18:13
Taggar: announcement, point, rate

90% of Corporate ?Blockchain? Pilots Will Never Materialize, Researchers Say


"If you have been following the mainstream financial press, and even some cryptocurrency news sources, you could not have missed the hype around the so called “Blockchain”. It feels like ev..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 17:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Assessing July Factory PMIs and Awaiting FOMC Statement


"A parade of more than twenty purchasing manufacturing indices released today showed weaker July than June conditions by a ratio of five to one. Today’s FOMC decision is neither expected to entai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 17:16
Taggar: rate

China Ready to Retaliate if New Tariffs Are Introduced


"China said on Wednesday that ?blackmail? wouldn?t work and that it would hit back if the United States takes further steps hindering trade, as the Trump administration considers slapping a 25 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:50
Taggar: rate

ADP Private Payrolls Pushes USD Higher


"Private payrolls in the U.S. increased by more than expected last month as companies get a boost from lower corporate taxes, ADP and Moody’s Analytics said Wednesday. Jobs in the U.S. increased..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:46
Taggar: rate

Reserve Bank of India Hikes Rate for 2nd Meeting in a Row


"India’s central bank has served up its second consecutive interest rate hike, and there could be more to come. The Reserve Bank of India raised the rate at which it lends to banks from 6.25% to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 15:44
Taggar: bank, rate

Fed decision and US labour market in focus


"US consumer data very healthy again in June The US will once again be a focus for investors on Wednesday, as we await labour market data from ADP and the latest interest rate decision from the Federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 13:39
Taggar: market, rate

South Korea Plans to End Major Tax Benefits for Bitcoin Exchanges


"The South Korean government has announced a new set of tax law amendments. Under this proposal, bitcoin exchanges will no longer be eligible for income and corporate tax deductions currently enjoyed b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 08:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

BOJ Keeps QE in Check But Will Allow Yields to Rise More Naturally


"At a two-day rate review that ended on Tuesday, the Bank of Japan kept its interest rate targets steady but for the first time adopted a forward guidance on future policy, saying it will keep rates ?v..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 18:41
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Bank of Japan


"The Bank of Japan did not change its policy interest rates of negative 0.1% on overnight Policy-Rate balances or about zero percent on the 10-year JGBs. In controlling the yield curve, officials still..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 16:18
Taggar: bank, rate

USD/CAD Loonie Higher on Strong Monthly GDP


"The Canadian dollar appreciated versus the US on Tuesday after the stronger than expected monthly GDP report. The Canadian economy expanded at a 0.5 percent rate in May versus the anticipated 0.3 perc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 15:50
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate, report

BoJ?s new script supports the carry-trade


"Tuesday July 31: Five things the markets are talking about Sovereign government bonds prices have rallied overnight as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) again committed to keep its “ultra-loose” mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 12:35
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Commodities Weekly: No traction for commodities as the dollar softens


"The US dollar is facing a mild period of weakness ahead of a slew of central bank rate decisions and key data this week. Despite the dollar?s retracement, commodities have mostly failed to capitalize..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 08:38
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate

July in Figures


"Net dollar movement against currencies in other well-developed economies was modest in July, but the U.S. currency extended gains against developing country monies. The rise in long-term U.S. interest..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 01:10
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, rate

Bitcoin Cash Fans Celebrate Independence Day One Year Later


"Today is the one-year anniversary of the ?Bitcoin Independence Day? that took place on August 1 2017. Since that day the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and community have had a very productive year as the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 00:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

BOJ Likely to Cut Forecasts but Maintain QE Unchanged


"The Bank of Japan concludes a two-day policy meeting on Tuesday amid intense speculation that it may adjust its massive monetary stimulus program. Economists who study the BOJ closely say such talk is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 21:18
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Russia Sells 80% of US Debt Holdings


"Russia has rapidly sold off the vast majority of its stash of American debt. Between March and May, Russia’s holdings of US Treasury bonds plummeted by $81 billion, representing 84% of its total..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 20:38
Taggar: market, rate

PR: Dstoq Releases MVP of Fully Licensed, Decentralized Stock Exchange


"DSTOQ, a decentralized stock exchange for trading security tokens, has launched their MVP. The first version of the DSTOQ platform, which enables investments in real-world assets using cryptocurrency..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, rate, trading

A Look at What It Was Like to Operate the Lightning Network?s Largest Node


"About two weeks ago news.Bitcoin.com reported on one guy who controlled the Lightning Network?s (LN) biggest node when he commanded 49 percent of the total funds held within the network. Since then, A..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 17:40
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

[Poll] High Risk and High Gain vs. Low Risk and Low Gain Strategy?


"When it comes to analyzing Forex strategies, many traders have no problem understanding probabilities and employing prudent risk management. They know that there is often a trade-off be..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 17:26
Taggar: forex, rate

G7 FX moves look to central banks for direction


"Monday July 30: five things the markets are talking about Stocks begin a new week under pressure, as investors mull over some lofty corporate earnings and a number of key policy meetings. A host of G1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 12:03
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Pantera Capital Reports Lifetime Return of More Than 10,000%


"Major cryptocurrency investment firm, Pantera Capital, has reported a lifetime return of more than 10,000% on its fund. The company has announced the impressive return in celebration of its five-year..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 20:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, market, rate, report

Remittance Firm Transfergo Launches Cryptocurrency Trading


"In a recent interview, Daumantas Dvilinskas, the founder and chief executive officer of Transfergo, a U.K.-based remittance firm that processes 1 million transactions each year on average, discussed t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 18:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trading, rate, trading

Bitcoin Mining News: Brookstone to Build Wind Farm in Morocco, Québec Increases Rates


"In recent mining news, Brookstone Partners has announced its intention to build a 900-megawatt wind farm in Dakhla, Morocco, Hydro-Québec has been given permission to charge cryptocurrency miners incr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-28 12:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 25)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: US/EU set for tariff deal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 19:19
Taggar: bank, market, rate, share, shares

Dollar, U.S. Stocks, and Treasury Yields Little Changed After Strong U.S. GDP Report


"U.S. GDP expanded 4.1% last quarter at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate. That was the fastest quarterly pace since the third quarter of 2014, but analysts had anticipated such a figure. Personal..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 17:33
Taggar: consumption, investment, point, rate

El-Erian Says Fed September Rate Hike Lower Than 90%


"Economist Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC on Friday the probability of a September rate hike by the Federal Reserve is well below what traders believe. Fed officials including Chairman Jerome Powell have r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 15:45
Taggar: rate

US Dollar Falls After GDP Meets Expectations


"The dollar dipped and Treasuries gained after data showed the U.S. economy expanded at a pace just shy of economists? expectations in the second quarter. American equity futures pared gains. U.S. GDP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 15:27
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

U.S. Economy grew 4.1% rate in Q2


"The U.S economy grew at the strongest pace in nearly four-years during Q2, supported by a rebound in consumer spending, exports and firm business investment. Q2 GDP rose at a seasonally and inflation-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 14:39
Taggar: economy, inflation, investment, rate

U.S durable goods orders rose 1% in June


"Orders placed with U.S. factories for business equipment increased in June for a third straight month, a sign of investment momentum heading into the second half despite corporate concerns over tariff..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 12:06
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, investment, rate

Exchanges Round-Up: CME Rejects Altcoins, Waves DEX Hacked on Launch


"In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency exchanges, the CEO of Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has indicated that the company has no intentions of introducing derivative markets for alternative c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-27 00:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate

Facebook Plunges, ECB and OPEC Review Things, and a U.S.-EU Trade Accord Is More Truce than Agreement


"The ballooning credibility gap of Facebook finally hit the company’s share price, which has tumbled 19.4% so far today from $217.50 to $178.28. Alphabet, the parent of Google, is down 4.3%, but..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 17:34
Taggar: rate, share

EUR/USD Volatile After ECB Meeting, Settles Lower


"EUR/USD was volatile after the European Central Bank policy meeting but ultimately decided to go lower. As was expected, the ECB kept its policy unchanged. ECB President Mario Drag..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 15:25
Taggar: bank, rate

The Daily: Skrill Launches Crypto Trade, Luxury Market Reaches $100M Transactions


"In today?s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover stories about Skrill launching crypto buying and selling, luxury marketplace The White Company reaching $100 million in transactions, Bitmex setting a t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 13:55
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate, trading

DAX jumps on Trump-Juckner agreement


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,722, up 1.12% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate edged lower to 10.6, just shy of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 13:27
Taggar: point, rate

U.S-E.U calls a ceasefire in the trade war


"Thursday July 26: Five things the markets are talking about In early trading, Euro bourses have advanced following a mixed Asian session overnight as capital markets contend with a host of stimuli, in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 12:34
Taggar: market, rate, trading

Hitachi Trials Blockchain to Settle Retail Payments Using Just Fingerprints


"Tech conglomerate Hitachi and teleco giant KDDI are piloting a blockchain payments system that can identify shoppers via their fingerprints alone."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 08:00
Taggar: rate

Altcoins Round-Up: Bitgo Adds ZEC, Wirex Supports XRP, PwC to Audit Tezos


"In recent news pertaining to altcoins, Bitgo has announced the addition of Zcash to the roster of cryptocurrencies supported by the cryptocurrency custody firm; Wirex has enabled XRP support for its c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 07:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, rate

Bitmain Reveals the Total Hashrate of Its Cryptocurrency Mining Hardware


"Chinese bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has revealed the total hashrate of all its cryptocurrency mining hardware. This was done as part of a larger push towards greater business transparency by the comp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 22:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

DAX slips as markets eye EU-US trade talks


"The DAX index has lost ground in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,627, down 0.50% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate ticked lower to 101.7, just above the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 13:13
Taggar: point, rate

Why Is Blockstream Working With National Spies (SIGINT/HUMINT)?


"Blockstream is working with former national spies. The question is, why on earth would a cryptocurrency company have the need to employ former spies? On October 23, 2014, Blockstream goes public and a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 07:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Ross Ulbricht Murder-for-Hire Indictment to Be Dismissed


"Robert K. Hur, United States Attorney from the Maryland district, filed a motion on July 20, 2018 to dismiss a 2013 three-count indictment against Ross Ulbricht which included murder-for-hire allegati..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 04:05
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

PR: EarthCycle (ECE) Coin Dissipates Effects of Economic Monopolies via a Decentralized Funding Pool


"As part of their corporate responsibility, private firms take steps of supporting policies in high-income countries that will make it easier for poor people and poor countries to share in the benefits..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate, share

No Turkish Interest Rate Hike This Month


"Amid a vicious circle of currency depreciation and accelerating inflation, policymakers at the Central Bank of Turkey had hiked their benchmark interest rate by 75 basis points in April, 300 bps at an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 19:03
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market, point, rate

US President Trump Endorses Tariffs Again


"President Donald Trump has accelerated the rhetoric on tariffs, saying they are a good bargaining tool in his quest to get better trade agreements. In a Tuesday morning tweet, the president appeared t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 15:57
Taggar: rate

EU Economy Slows Down in Q3


"Flash PMI survey data indicated that the eurozone economy lost momentum again at the start of the third quarter after a brief rebound in June. Although the rate of growth remained relatively robust in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 15:51
Taggar: economy, rate

German PMI Rises in July


"July saw a further pick-up in the rate of growth of Germany?s private sector economy from a 20-month low in May to a five-month high, driven by a stronger increase in manufacturing output. New order g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 15:50
Taggar: economy, rate

Turkey?s central bank leaves policy rate unchanged, defying expectations


"Turkey?s central bank left its policy rate unchanged on Tuesday, bucking market expectations of a hike and sending the lira down sharply in the bank?s first policy decision since President Tayyip Erdo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 14:46
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

U.S dollar boosted by higher Treasury yields


"Tuesday July 24: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, Euro bourses along with U.S equity futures have edged a tad higher on the back of a plethora of positive corporate earnings boosti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 12:28
Taggar: economy, market, rate

G20 Asks FATF to Clarify AML Standards for Cryptocurrencies


"Financial ministers and central bankers from the G20 states met over the weekend in Argentina to discuss the challenges for the global economy. They reiterated their position that cryptocurrencies do..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 20:40
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, economy, financial, rate

Narrow Spread on Rates Suggest Market is Not Buying into Growth


"Despite two hikes of the Federal Funds rate this year, ranging between 1.75 percent and 2 percent, long-term rates have not kept pace, causing the yield curve to flatten and stoking fears of a recessi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 20:25
Taggar: economy, rate

The Trump Factor Strengthens Dollar but Depresses Global Stocks This Monday


"Today’s menu of market-moving factors has been short on data but long on Trump pot stirring. The U.S. president over the weekend Questioned the Fed policy of rate normalization. Presidential cri..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 16:55
Taggar: market, rate

US Home Sales Fall in June


"U.S. home sales fell for a third straight month in June as a persistent shortage of properties on the market pushed up house prices to a record high, likely sidelining some potential buyers. The Natio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 16:29
Taggar: home sales, market, rate

Bitcoin Price Hits Two-Month High as Dominance Rate Spikes


"Bitcoin's rally to two-month highs above $7,800 is backed by a rise in its dominance rate. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Mainstream Media and Its Strange Love-Hate Affair with Bitcoin


"Mainstream media (MSM) loves bitcoin. It is the Donald Trump of money, certain to generate guaranteed clicks with minimum effort. As cryptocurrency has risen, over the past 18 months, so has its profi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 04:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 24)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Trump attacks Fed over ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 23:43
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

CoinMarketCap Announces Changes to Counter Fake Volume Concerns


"CoinMarketCap explained the difficulties in offering volume data on Thursday, but added it would incorporate new features to reduce this."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 20:00
Taggar: market, rate

USD Lower After Trump Fed Policy Comments


"The U.S. dollar weakened on Friday against key world currencies as President Donald Trump complained again about its strength, while U.S. and European stock markets were tepid amid fresh tariff talk a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 18:43
Taggar: currencies, dollar, market, rate

Study Shows Many ICO Protocols Fail to Match White Paper Promises


"On July 19, a group of interdisciplinary researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, with guidance from the esteemed Penn Law professor David Hoffman, published an in-depth study of initial coin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 21:04
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Dollar Falls After Trump Disagrees with Fed Policy


"The dollar slipped slightly and Treasury yields edged lower after President Donald Trump said he disagreed with Fed policy on interest rates and objected to a strong dollar. The dollar index was at a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 19:45
Taggar: dollar, rate, trading

Report: Blockchain Spending to Hit Nearly $12 Billion By 2022


"Spending on blockchain solutions is forecasted to increase annually at a growth rate of close to 75 percent through 2022, according to a new report."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 18:10
Taggar: rate, report

South African Reserve Bank


"While many central banks in emerging economies have been tilting policy in a more restrictive direction, the last two South African interest rate changes were cuts. Reduction of 25 basis points each l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:43
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Indonesia?s 7-Day Reverse Repo Rate Left Unchanged at 5.25%


"The Board of Governors at Bank Indonesia took a pause after having hike its interest rate three times in the space of six weeks. This had lifted the key 7-day reverse repo rate to 5.25% as of June 29t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:30
Taggar: bank, rate

Ex-Trump Advisor Steve Bannon Is Making a Cryptocurrency


"Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, confirmed Wednesday that he is working on a cryptocurrency of his own."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 17:05
Taggar: currency, rate

Malta Stock Exchange to Develop Two New Platforms for Security Tokens


"The Malta Stock Exchange has separately announced today that MSX, the innovation, digital and fintech arm of the group, will be developing two new platforms for listing and trading security tokens. Ne..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate, trading

South African reserve bank leaves repo rate unchanged at 6.5%


"South Africa?s central bank kept its benchmark repo rate unchanged at 6.5 percent in a unanimous decision by members of the Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday, saying risks to inflation cited at pr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 15:51
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Eastern Europe: Regulation Postponed, Tax Abandoned, Banks Enlightened


"Eastern European nations have been following closely regulatory developments in the West to better understand where the wind is blowing before addressing the challenges presented by cryptocurrencies..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 03:12
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, rate

Barclays, 300 Year-Old UK Legacy Bank, Files Crypto Patents


"The UK?s Barclays, arguably the most powerful international corporate bank in the world, filed two crypto-related patents this week. The 300 year-old legacy bank gobbled up exclusivity over cryptocurr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 01:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Is BoE Rate Hike in Doubt After Inflation Data?


"GBP slides as core inflation falls below BoE target Focus is back on the central banks on Wednesday as we await the second appearance this week of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Bank of E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 13:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

Fed Powell advances the dollar


"Wednesday July 18: Five things the markets are talking about U.S assets get another leg up from rookie Fed Chair Jerome Powell who again expressed optimism over the U.S’s economic growth and sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 12:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Change.org Launches Screensaver That Mines Crypto for Charity


"Social petition platform, Change.org, has announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on behalf of the organization. ?The Mining Screensaver? will pool the computing power of the program?s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 22:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

Currencies, Stocks and Bonds await Fed Powell?s Testimony


"Tuesday July 17: Five things the markets are talking about Corporate earnings and monetary policy is expected to be the main driver of market sentiment this week- it’s currently giving a ‘..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 12:17
Taggar: market, rate

The Daily: Blackrock Probes Market, Coinbase to List Securities, Bitpay Gets a Bitlicense


"In today?s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover the news that the world’s largest asset manager Blackrock is examining the crypto market, Coinbase is approved to list security tokens, and Bitpay..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 10:20
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Congress Is Now Holding Two Crypto Hearings This Wednesday


"Congress is set to hold not one but two separate hearings related to cryptocurrencies on Wednesday. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 22:00
Taggar: currencies, rate

Chinese Economic Cool Downs Ahead of Trade War Impact


"China’s huge economy is cooling just as trade tensions with the United States are heating up. The world’s second-biggest economy grew by 6.7% in the second quarter of the year. That was sl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 18:31
Taggar: economy, rate

Putin Says That Russia Did not Meddle in US Elections


"Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Donald Trump Monday that he never meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, the Russian leader said Monday at a joint press briefing. “Once again, Presid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 18:15
Taggar: rate

Japan Tax Agency Says Individuals Earning $1,800+ in Crypto a Year Will Declare Tax


"The Japanese NTA (Tax Agency) has announced a new strategic policy put in place by July 15th to promote and improve the environment for people and companies to spontaneously declare their virtual curr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 16:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Thailand Is Planning a 'Bond Coin' for Faster Securities Settlement


"A self-regulatory organization in Thailand is planning to create a custom token aimed to speed up corporate bond settlement in the country."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 08:00
Taggar: rate

Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank


"In an ongoing dispute between banks and cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile, an appeals court has finally ruled in favor of one crypto exchange against one of the largest banks in the country. Five majo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-15 02:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Bitcoin.com Celebrates 2.5 Million Wallets Created in Less Than a Year


"This week Bitcoin.com reached a milestone of a whopping 2.5 million Bitcoin.com Wallets created in less than a year. Since we started our web portal we?ve focused on providing people with world-class..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 20:50
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Study Finds Cryptocurrency Rebalance Portfolios Outperform ?Hodling?


"Shrimpy cryptocurrency portfolio management is a platform that helps investors curate a portfolio with automated investment strategies. With the company?s portfolio experience, the Shrimpy team publis..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 16:05
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currency, investment, rate, technical analysis

New York Approves New Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners


"New York is seeking to foster growth in its cryptocurrency mining sector, with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) approving new electricity rates for Massena Electric Department. The n..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-14 02:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

EUR/USD Fails to Enter Downtrend, Ignores US Fundamentals


"EUR/USD was falling during the European trading session and rising during the US one today, but did not pay a lot of attention to the macroeconomic indicators. Those..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 17:52
Taggar: dollar, indicators, rate, trading

OANDA Market Insights podcast (episode 23)


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reviews the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week’s big stories: Trump NATO summit meltdow..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 00:04
Taggar: bank, market, rate

New Power Rates Approved for Crypto Miners in Upstate New York


"A municipal utility provider in New York got the green light from state regulators to create a new set of electricity rates for cryptocurrency miners."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 23:05
Taggar: currency, rate

Bitcoin.com and Purse.io Bolster BCH Spending Giving New Shoppers $10


"On the last week of June, the cryptocurrency company, Purse.io, announced the platform?s bitcoin cash (BCH) integration, alongside a ?cashback? promotion. The Bitcoin.com team has always been fans of..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 17:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Fed?s Mester Says US Economy Can Handle Two More Rate Hikes


"Members of the Federal Reserve are telegraphing two more rate hikes this year, with Federal Open Market Committee voting member Loretta Mester on Wednesday repeating the central bank’s expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 16:38
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

Dollar Mixed After Strong Inflation and Trade Concerns Cancel Each Other


"U.S. consumer prices barely rose in June, but the underlying trend continued to point to a steady buildup of inflation pressures that could keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 16:37
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

Canadian Dollar Lower Despite BoC Hike and Hawkish Comments


"The Bank of Canada raised interest rates on Wednesday, as expected, and said further gradual rate hikes will be warranted, but warned mounting trade tensions will have a larger impact on investment an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 19:46
Taggar: bank, investment, rate

Ripple Taps Facebook Payments Exec for Business Development Role


"Ripple said today that it will have Kahina Van Dyke, who previously worked at Facebook, as its new senior VP of business and corporate development."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 18:10
Taggar: rate

Bank of Canada Tightens Further


"Canada’s overnight target central bank rate was lifted to 1.50% today. Bank of Canada officials had prepared markets to expect such a move today. It follows similar 25-basis point increases enac..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 17:53
Taggar: bank, market, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian dollar dips, BoC rate decision looms


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3154, up 0.31% on the day. On the release front, In the U.S, the focus is on inflation reports..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 13:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, inflation reports, rate, report, trading

Philippines Embraces Cryptocurrency: Exchanges Issued Provisional Licenses


"The Philippines Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) announced it granted three cryptocurrency exchanges provisional license to operate. All three are foreign-based, including two from Hong Kong and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 11:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, employment, financial, investment, rate

Opera Browser Introduces a Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet


"The latest version of the Opera for Android, currently available in a private beta, introduces an easy-to-use and built-in cryptocurrency wallet functionality to the browser. This means that a signifi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 09:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Bank of Canada Expected to Hike on Wednesday


"The US dollar is mixed against majors on Tuesday. The JPY has lost as risk appetite is back in vogue with investors and the GBP has risen after the market digested the resignations of pro-Brexit membe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 23:33
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, rate

PR: DECOIN.IO Crosses Soft Cap with Exciting Developments on the Horizon


"The high growth rates seen in the crypto space over the first half of 2018 have been exceeded in June, a month that saw a spike and tremendous rise in investor interest towards ICO that could offer re..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, trading

Torrent Site Pirate Bay Spells Out Monero Mining Software Use


"Torrent website The Pirate Bay is doubling down on its plan to use visitors' processing power to mine crypto."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 18:30
Taggar: rate

London School of Economics Launches ?Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption? Course


"The London School of Economics, one of the leading academic institutions for higher learning in the world, is the latest university to offer a course on cryptocurrency. For just £1,800, and about sixt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 17:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, rate

$42 Million In Crypto Is Now Being Airdropped to NEO Investors


"The second half of the Neo Council's airdrop of ONT tokens is finishing up. Now NEP-5 ONT holders need to migrate to Ontology's mainnet."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 21:20
Taggar: rate

Metals Exchange Forms Blockchain Group to Modernize Minerals Industry


"A Switzerland-based trading platform for metal concentrates is forming a blockchain consortium to streamline mineral industry supply chains. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 16:15
Taggar: rate, trading

Kumamoto Electric Company and OZ Mining Corporation to Start Mining in Southern Japan


"Kumamoto Electric Power Company and OZ Mining Corporation have announced that they will start operating a crypto mining farm from August, aiming to install 14,000 mining machines and reach 90 million..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 10:35
Taggar: bitcoin, profit, rate

Kuroda says BOJ sticking to game plan


"BOJ to adjust policy to achieve price target In a speech today, BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda vowed to continue to expand the monetary base to maintain the economy?s momentum in order to achieve the BO..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 08:19
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

The Pirate Bay Is Again Using Users? CPUs to Mine XMR


"The Pirate Bay is again taking over its users? CPUs in order to mine the Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency to generate additional revenue. Unlike previous times, the site now displays a notification on the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 00:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Forex Brokers Update ? July 8th, 2018


"There were just a few updates worth mentioning this week: IQ Option added lots of new currency pairs and CFDs. Bitcoin trading with 1:100 leverage has been added for traders who op..."

Crypto Exchange Binance Expects up to $1 Billion Profit in 2018


"Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance expects a net profit of up to $1 billion USD this year. The trading platform has already registered about $300 million of revenue in the first half of 2018 and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-08 13:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, profit, rate, trading

USD Lower After Strong Jobs Report


"The dollar fell on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected in June, but a closely-watched inflation gauge ? wage growth ? rose less than forecast, while the unemploym..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-06 15:57
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, inflation, rate

Private Payrolls and Jobless Claims Disappoint Ahead of NFP


"U.S. private payrolls rose less than expected in June while the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, but that did little to change perceptions that labor m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:50
Taggar: employment, market, rate

BoE Governor Confident in UK Economic Growth


"The Bank of England governor now has more confidence in the UK economy, in a speech which could stoke expectations of an interest rate rise in August. Mark Carney said recent data had given him “..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 17:20
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Syscoin Hack Disrupts Binance Prompting Temporary Shutdown


"Syscoin has been hit by an unusual hack that has manipulated the coin?s total supply. The attackers then sent the fraudulently generated coins to Binance and sold them, pushing the price of 1 SYS to a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 13:50
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, trading

Swedish Riksbank


"Sweden’s repo rate was kept at negative 0.50%, and a new statement from the Executive Committee did not change previous forward guidance that a gradually rising trend is likely to begin late thi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 19:49
Taggar: point, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia


"As was expected, Australia’s Official Cash Rate (OCR) was left at the record low of 1.50% that it has been at since a 25-basis point cut in August 2016. A released statement from Governor Lowe e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 19:37
Taggar: point, rate

Why Institutional Money Is Coming and What This Means for Bitcoin


"Institutional money is coming. At least that?s been the refrain from desperate cryptocurrency traders for the past six months, praying for an influx of new fiat to shore up prices and float their alt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-03 17:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trade, rate

The Daily: Fake Trezor Website, Floods Take Out Mines, and New Crypto Investments


"Among the stories from around the cryptosphere featured in today?s edition of Bitcoin in Brief are a fake Trezor wallet website and floods in China that reportedly took out enough mining farms to make..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 11:20
Taggar: bitcoin, investment, rate, report

Japan?s Internet Giant GMO Launches New Upgraded 7nm Bitcoin Miner


"Japanese internet giant GMO has launched a new, upgraded model of its bitcoin miner equipped with 7nm ASIC mining chips. The previous model was sold out. The new model can achieve a higher hash rate a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-02 01:20
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

This Week in Bitcoin: Expanding Exchanges, New Crypto Fund, Patent, and Laws


"In this week?s editions of Bitcoin in Brief we?ve covered a number of interesting developments in the crypto space. Several prominent exchanges have announced plans to increase their presence in new m..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-01 15:20
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

27% of England?s Male Millennials Say Bitcoin Better Investment Than Property


"Millennial Living in 2018: Insights for the UK ?Build-to-Rent? Sector, a study in conjunction with FTI Consulting, commemorates real estate group Get Living?s 5th anniversary. Focusing on millennials..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-30 11:42
Taggar: bitcoin, investment, rate, real estate

Third Indonesian Central Bank Interest Rate Hike Since May 17th


"Bank Indonesia’s Board of Governors today raised the 7-day reverse repo rate by a greater-than-expected 50 basis points to 5.25%. The move followed quarter percentage points hikes on May 17 and ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 19:39
Taggar: bank, point, rate

EUR/USD Strong After EU Immigration Deal


"EUR/USD jumped sharply today after the leaders of the European Union reached a deal about immigration. Strong eurozone inflation data also helped the currency pair. Meanwhile..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 18:18
Taggar: currency, currency pair, inflation, rate

US Consumer Prices Hit 2% Fed Inflation Target


"U.S. consumer prices accelerated in the year to May, with a measure of underlying inflation hitting the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target for the first time in six years. Consumer prices as mea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-29 15:11
Taggar: consumption, inflation, price index, rate

US Durable Goods Drop in May


"New orders for U.S.-made capital goods and shipments unexpectedly fell in May, but upward revisions to data for the prior month pointed to moderate growth in business spending on equipment in the seco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 20:13
Taggar: point, rate

Stronger Canadian Dollar


"Today’s major dollar change has been a decline against other North American currencies. The loonie is up 0.7%, as investors have become more confident that the Bank of Canada will raise its inte..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 19:31
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, loonie, rate

Dollar rises to new heights against G10 and EM pairs


"Thursday June 28: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities remain on the back foot as investors continue to come to terms with the U.S Whitehouse’s strategy towards Chinese inve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 12:13
Taggar: dollar, investment, market, rate

Bank Regulator Proposes Chinese Crypto License In Research Paper


"A research paper from China's banking regulator suggests the country should let ICOs operate legally under a financial regulatory framework."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 08:17
Taggar: bank, financial, rate

Kiwi slides on dovish RBNZ meeting


"RBNZ to keep expansionary rate climate At today?s monetary policy meeting, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand opted to keep its official cash rate (OCR) unchanged at 1.75%, a move that had been unanimous..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 05:58
Taggar: bank, rate

Yuan feels pressure as trade spat continues


"Yuan under pressure Pressure on the Chinese yuan extending into a tenth straight day, pushing the USD/CNH rate to a high of 6.61640, which is the highest since December 18. It was another red day for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 09:00
Taggar: economy, rate, share, shares

Privacy Is Vital to Crypto ? And the Global Economy


"Privacy is needed to enhance the "moneyness" of cryptocurrency. As it is, our entire global system of money has also seen its fungibility deteriorate."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 14:00
Taggar: currency, rate

Japan Wants to Scrap Its Progressive Crypto Tax Rate


"Cryptocurrency traders in Japan currently can be taxed as high as 55% on their profits. However, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister, Taro Aso, wants to change how crypto transactions are taxed..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 09:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trade, profit, rate

US Home Sales Rise in May


"Sales of new U.S. single-family homes increased more than expected in May as sales in the South surged to their highest level in nearly 11 years. The Commerce Department said on Monday new home sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 19:17
Taggar: home sales, rate

Morgan Stanley Says US Rate To Stay at 3.12%


"The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield has peaked for 2018 as trade worries, weaker emerging markets and a strong dollar cap the prior move upward in rates, according to Morgan Stanley. ?We started..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 19:10
Taggar: dollar, market, rate

China cuts RRR as trade war escalates


"China?s central bank said on Sunday it would cut the amount of cash that some banks must hold as reserves by 50 basis points (bps), releasing $108 billion in liquidity, to accelerate the pace of debt-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 15:40
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Erdogan victory could be bad for Turkey


"On already shaky footing, Turkey?s economy and assets are likely to be affected as all eyes turn to what the powerful and growth-hungry winner of Sunday?s elections ? President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 15:20
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Chief Strategist Quits Bitfinex, Cryptos Climb Capitol Hill


"In today?s edition of Bitcoin in Brief, ?U.S. person? Phil Potter, Chief Strategy Officer at crypto exchange Bitfinex, is departing the company as it pivots away from the United States. In America, th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 14:35
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

PR: Tron Celebrates It?s Independence from Ethereum


"?June 25th marks the day of TRON?s independence from Ethereum.? TRON had its Independence Day press conference on June 25th 2018, 10:00 (GMT+8). Founder and CEO of TRON Justin Sun announced: ?TRON has..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Can Bitcoin Cash Live Up to Its Hype? Real World Stress Test Is Coming


"Bitcoin cash (BCH) is being called out, essentially asked if its blockchain and algorithmic infrastructure can hang while bombarded with millions of transactions thrown its way. It?s an effort by enth..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-24 16:40
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

No License Needed to Mine Cryptocurrencies in Ukraine


"Companies mining cryptocurrencies are not required to obtain a license, the Ukrainian state agency responsible for licensing regimes said this week. The annual revenue generated by the Ukrainian crypt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-24 09:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

Quebec Hikes Electricity Price: Crypto Miners to Pay up to 3 Times Current Rate


"The Canadian province of Quebec has reportedly decided to charge cryptocurrency miners up to roughly three times the current price after they flooded utility Hydro-Quebec with requests for mining oper..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-23 04:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report

Bitfinex's Chief Strategy Officer Leaves Crypto Exchange


"Crypto exchange Bitfinex's chief strategy officer Phil Potter is leaving the firm, Reuters reported Friday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 20:57
Taggar: rate, report

Trade War Could Trigger Recession says BofA


"Even as growth ramps up to what could be the fastest rate since before the financial crisis, economists are worried that a trade war could tip the U.S. into a significant slowdown or even a recession..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 19:04
Taggar: financial, rate

OPEC Agrees to Increase Production by 1M Barrels


"OPEC agreed on Friday on a modest increase in oil production from July after its leader Saudi Arabia persuaded arch-rival Iran to cooperate amid calls from major consumers to help reduce the price of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 16:50
Taggar: oil, rate

CANADA: Consumer Price Index, May 2018


"The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.2% on a year-over-year basis in May, matching the increase in April. Component highlights All eight major components increased on a year-over-year basis in May, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 15:19
Taggar: cpi, price index, rate

Goldman Forecasts Lower Stock Prices Ahead


"A continued surge in corporate earnings will have only limited benefit for stock prices, which face multiple policy obstacles, according to Goldman Sachs. In fact, the bank’s strategists have ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 21:01
Taggar: bank, economy, gold, profit, rate

GBP/USD ? British pound gains ground on hawkish BoE stance


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3253, up 0.62% on the day. On the release front, Britain’s budget deficit narrowed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 17:18
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, trading

Will the BoE lay the groundwork for August hike?


"Was recent data enough to ease concerns about first quarter downturn? The Bank of England meeting on Thursday should be another interesting affair following a week in which two other major central ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 19:35
Taggar: bank, market, rate

PR: Essentia.one Earmarks $11m to Foster Development of Projects Based on Its Protocol


"The decentralized interoperability protocol Essentia is set to launch a fund valued at over $11 million to expand their ecosystem and incentivize projects to be built on top of the platform. The fund..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Bank of Thailand: No Change


"Thailand’s one-day repo rate was kept at 1.5% by a vote of 5-1. It’s been at that level since a 25-bp cut in April 2015. Unlike some Asian economies, Thailand runs a current account surplu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 16:33
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Calmer Waters


"Share prices recovered 1.2% in Japan and Australia, 1.0% in South Korea, 0.7% in India, 0.4% in Hong Kong and 0.3% in China. U.S. and European equities have rebounded more moderately. The spin on a po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 16:26
Taggar: rate, share

PR: Bloomberg Hosts ?The Future of Cryptocurrencies?


"On June 29, 2018, Bloomberg will host a half-day, invitation-only "The Future of Cryptocurrencies" event at Bloomberg?s offices in the heart of London, England. The event will focus on the future of c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate, trading

Financial Services Provider Square Acquires New York Bitlicense


"The company Square announced on Monday the firm has been granted the Bitlicense from the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS). The firm and its ?Cash App? are now legally allowed to operate..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 22:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Interview with Alex Melkumyants from AMarkets


"AMarkets (known as AForex before 2015) is one of the oldest “classic” MetaTrader brokers. By combining high leverage, low starting minimum, great variety of tradin..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 17:06
Taggar: brokers, forex, leverage, market, metatrader, rate, trading

A16z Leads Investors in $20 Million ICO for Tokenized Assets Platform


"TrustToken, which aims to put tokenized assets on a blockchain, raised $20 million in a strategic token sale with help from Andreessen Horowitz."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-18 13:30
Taggar: rate

UK Company Launches Crypto Mining Electric Bicycle


"50cycles, a specialist electric bicycle manufacturer, has revealed what it has described as the world?s first range of cryptocurrency mining e-bikes. Toba, the new series of crypto mining bikes, are e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-16 02:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, manufacture, rate

Study Reveals ASIC Miners Represent 30% of the Equihash Mining Hashrate


"This week the Zcash Foundation and researchers from the University of Luxembourg have released a study that finds the presence of ASIC and FPGA miners may be controlling around 30 percent of the overa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 21:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Bank of Japan Leaves Policy Unchanged, Downgrades Inflation Outlook


"Following four hours six minutes of discussion on Thursday and Friday, the Bank of Japan Board voted 8-1 to maintain its policy of quantitative and qualitative monetary easing with yield curve control..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 17:44
Taggar: bank, rate

Bank of Russia Retains 7.25% Main Interest Rate


"Russian monetary easing is on pause. The rate had been last cut by 25 basis points in both February and March and before that by a full percentage point during March-June of 2017 and 125 basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 17:20
Taggar: point, rate

OANDA Market Insights podcast with Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst, Craig Erlam and OANDA Head of Trading Asia, Stephen Innes review the week’s business and market news with Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart. This week&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 17:18
Taggar: bull, dollar, market, rate, trading

Estonia Grants License to Crypto Trading Software Provider Ibinex


"Ibinex, a company that specializes in white-label solutions for cryptocurrency exchanges, has obtained a license to operate in Estonia. Besides exchange services, it also plans to offer both hot and c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 15:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

The Euro is circling the drain


"The Euro is circling the drain Instead of a major roadblock, the ECB was a significant catalyst for the US dollar. And it is tough to argue against the intensity of the EUR downside move as the ECB di..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 02:06
Taggar: dollar, point, rate

Overstock Generates ?Between $68,000 and $120,000? in Crypto Weekly


"During a recent address to the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C, Jonathan Johnson, the former chairman and current member of the board for Overstock, sought to emphasize that payments in the for..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-15 00:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Get Them While You Can Gamers, Graphics Cards Prices Have Crashed


"As the exchange rates for all cryptocurrencies declined this year, so did the attraction of GPU mining using graphics cards. As a result, the prices of cards that can be used for both gaming and minin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 23:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

SEC Executive: ?Cryptocurrencies with Decentralized Structures Not Securities?


"The Securities and Exchange Commission’s head of the Division of Corporate Finance, William Hinman, stated during the Yahoo All Markets Summit today in San Francisco that cryptocurrencies like B..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 20:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, market, rate

EUR/USD Crashes as ECB Promises No Rate Hikes in 2018


"EUR/USD was gradually rising today but crashed after the European Central Bank signaled that it is not going to raise interest rates this year. (Event A on the chart.) US macr..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 17:12
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, indicators, rate

Monetary Policy on Hold at Central Bank of Chile


"The monetary policy rate has been 2.5% since four 25-basis point cuts implemented within the first five months of 2017, and yesterday’s decision announced late in the day again resulted from a u..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 16:58
Taggar: inflation, oil, point, rate

EUR Falls After Dovish European Central Bank Rhetoric


"The euro fell sharply after the European Central Bank (ECB) outlined its exit from quantitative easing (QE), but also claimed interest rates won’t likely budge for more than a year. Sitting at a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 15:38
Taggar: announcement, bank, dollar, rate

ECB ? Monetary policy summary June 2018


"Main refinancing rate 0.00% Marginal lending facility 0.25% Deposit facility -0.40% Monthly asset purchases ?30 billion QE to end by the end of December Asset purchases expected to be tapered to ?15 b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 15:10
Taggar: margin, rate

Risk-Off Mood in Financial Marketplace


"Investors are reacting Thursday to An increasing likelihood of four Fed rate hikes this year and three more in 2019 following yesterday’s federal funds rate increase and hawkish press conference..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 14:30
Taggar: bank, rate

DAX Dips as Investors Eye ECB Rate Annoucement


"The DAX index has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 12,849, down 0.32% since the close on  Wednesday. On the release front, German Final CPI climbed 0.5%, a 3-month high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 12:57
Taggar: cpi, rate

ECB eyed after Fed raises rates


"Will ECB Follow Fed in Signalling Tightening? European markets are trading slightly in the red on Thursday, while US futures are relatively flat ahead of the open, as we await the ECB monetary policy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 12:56
Taggar: announcement, ecb announcement, market, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher Ahead of ECB Meeting


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.1827, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, German Final CPI climbed 0.5%, a 3-month high. This readin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 12:23
Taggar: cpi, rate, trading

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Thomson Reuters to Track Top 100 Cryptocurrencies


"Thomson Reuters has expanded its sentiment data tracking service to cover the top 100 cryptocurrencies. You can find details about the TRMI 3.1 crypto sentiment package in our daily rubric, Bitcoin in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 12:10
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currencies, rate

Russian Treasurers Association Joins Masterchain Banking Pilot


"The Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers is joining the nation's central bank in trialing the government-run Masterchain blockchain platform."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 00:00
Taggar: bank, rate

Sell-Off Over? Bitcoin's RSI Just Hit Its Lowest Level Since 2016


"An indicator meant to measure the rate at which an asset is being bought or sold may foretell a future bump for the price of bitcoin."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 23:15
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Hawkish Fed Boosts US Dollar But Tariffs Bring Currency Down to Earth


"The US dollar is lower against major pairs after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the benchmark Fed funds rate by 25 basis points on Wednesday. The move was heavily anticipated by the market, but the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 22:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, point, rate

EUR/USD Crashes Following FOMC Hike, Surges Afterwards


"EUR/USD tumbled today after the Federal Open Market Committee hiked its main interest rate and updated its economic projections, predicting four hikes in total this year. Yet, surprisin..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 22:04
Taggar: currency, currency pair, market, rate, trading

FOMC Statement and Forecasts


"Today’s FOMC statement raises the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to a target of 1.75-2.0%, depicts a tighter labor market, upgrades the assessment of personal consumption recent condition..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 20:36
Taggar: consumption, inflation, market, point, rate

Gold Steady as Federal Reserve in Focus


"Gold has posted small gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the spot price for one ounce of gold is $1297.73, up 0.13% on the day. On the release front, the Federal Reserve is expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 18:22
Taggar: gold, inflation, rate

Gasoline Prices Drove US PPI Higher in May


"U.S. producer prices increased more than expected in May, leading to the biggest annual gain in nearly 6-1/2 years, but underlying producer inflation remained moderate. The Labor Department said on We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 16:43
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

Central Bank of Iceland Retains 4.25% Key Interest Rate


"Iceland’s 7-day term interest rate has been at 4.25% since a 25-basis point cut last October, which culminated a 4-step easing cycle that included 25-bp cuts in May and June of last year and an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 16:20
Taggar: point, rate

Awaiting FOMC Statement and Press Conference


"The Federal Open Market Committee is widely expected to raise the federal funds target later today and will hold a press conference afterward. Markets will comb the new forecasts and dot-plot indicati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 14:24
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Economic Projections Key as Fed Seen Hiking Rates


"Will a Fourth Hike in 2018 Be Included in New Projections? US futures are trading relatively flat ahead of the open on Wednesday, as we await the latest interest rate decision from the Federal Reserve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 14:02
Taggar: bank, market, rate, trading

Fed to hike, but what next?


"Wednesday June 13: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday’s data showed that U.S consumer prices climbed in May, a further sign price pressures stateside are solidifying. The Fed, w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 11:31
Taggar: market, rate

Fed Hike Priced In But Market to Focus on Powell?s Words


"The US dollar is higher against major currencies on Tuesday after American inflation came in better than expected ahead of the eagerly anticipated Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) two day meeting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 22:18
Taggar: currencies, dollar, inflation, market, point, rate

EUR/USD Higher Ahead of FOMC Meeting


"EUR/USD rallied today as traders were anticipating that the Federal Open Market Committee will announce an interest rate hike tomorrow. Today’s strong inflation data supported suc..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 21:06
Taggar: announcement, bank, inflation, market, rate

Regulations Round-Up: SEC ?Underwhelmed? by Exchanges? Reporting, Quebec Halts New Mining Operations Again


"In recent regulatory news, Brett Redfearn, the director of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)?s Division of Trading and Markets, has described the self-reporting efforts of cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 15:24
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate, report, trading

Korean Exchange Upbit Paid Six People for Reporting Fraudulent Crypto Schemes


"A major South Korean exchange, Upbit, has paid six people for reporting fraudulent crypto-related schemes. Ten cases were reported to the exchange and six of them were selected. Upbit also recently pa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 02:20
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

Bloomberg Survey Shows Fed Sticking to 25 bps Hike in June


"The Federal Reserve won?t steepen the path of interest-rate increases this year in the face of accelerating U.S. growth, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg. In a poll conducted June 5-7, th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 17:08
Taggar: rate

What You Need to Know About the US-North Korea Summit


"The first-ever meeting between sitting U.S. and North Korean leaders is set to happen in Singapore with potentially major consequences for Asia and the international community. President Donald Trump ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 16:25
Taggar: rate

Geopolitics and Rate Calls to Dominate Busy Week


"Monday June 11: Five things the markets are talking about Investors’ focus now shifts from last weekend’s disastrous G7 meeting in Canada to tomorrows Trump-Kim summit in Singapore and a p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 12:02
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, rate, rate announcements

PR: Viola.AI, AI Singapore and Singapore Management University Announced Strategic Partnership


"SINGAPORE - Viola.AI, the blockchain-powered dating and relationships AI has announced its strategic partnership with AI Singapore, a Singapore government initiative to catalyse, synergise and boost t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Calm before chaos but more likely the fear of the unknown.


"Calm before chaos but more likely the fear of the unknown. But one thing that we do know for sure is the president?s uncontrollable need to defend his status is more apparent than any strategy when co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 02:22
Taggar: rate

Charlevoix G6 Summit Communique


"Saturday’s statement from leaders of the Group of Seven had little to say about exchange rate policy and affirmed “the crucial role of a rules-based international trading system and contin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-10 21:50
Taggar: rate, trading, trading system

PR: Ontology Launches Ecosystem Accelerator ? Ontology Olympus Accelerator (OOA)


"Ontology, a new high-performance public multi-chain project and a distributed trust collaboration platform, announced the Ontology Olympus Accelerator (OOA). The program invites technology and product..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-09 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Dollar Struggles as Geopolitics and Central Banks Take Center Stage


"The US dollar is lower against major pairs this week as the market prepares for an eventful week. The U.S. Federal Reserve will kick off its June Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Tuesda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 23:31
Taggar: announcement, dollar, market, point, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s central bank policy rate was kept steady at 2.75%. That’s the level reached after a string of alternate odd-numbered monthly 25-basis point cuts beginning in May 2017 and ending in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 16:48
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Canadian Jobs Falls 7,500 in May Well Below Expectations


"Employment was little changed in May, and the unemployment rate was 5.8% for the fourth consecutive month. On a year-over-year basis, employment grew by 238,000 or 1.3%, due to gains in full-time work..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 14:35
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD ? Ontario Vote Fails to Boost Canadian Dollar, Job Data Next


"It continues to be an uneventful week for the Canadian dollar, and the trend has continued on Friday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3007, up 0.17% on the day. In economic news, Canada will releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 13:52
Taggar: dollar, employment, rate, trading

Cryptocurrencies Not a Risk to Stability, Russian Study Concludes


"A study has found that despite their volatility, cryptocurrencies do not endanger the financial system and the economy of Russia, as the risks are offset by the highly concentrated ownership of digita..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-08 09:40
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, currencies, currency, economy, financial, rate

'Dungeon Defenders' Game Maker to Integrate Blockchain In Sequel


"The developer behind Dungeon Defenders II will integrate a blockchain with the game's rewards system."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 17:59
Taggar: rate

Turkish Monetary Policy Tightened Significantly Further


"With PPI inflation over 20% and CPI inflation above 12%, monetary officials raised Turkey’s one-week repo rate by an additional 125 basis points to 17.75%, bringing the increase of that newly de..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 16:39
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s key interest rate has been cut twice already this year by 25 basis points each in March and April, but the latest review left the rate unchanged at 3.0%. According to a statement from t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 16:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

U.S Weekly Jobless Claims Drop as Labor Market Gains Steam


"The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. The robust labor market and firming inflation have ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 15:39
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, market, point, rate

CBRT Raises Rates, Pushing Turkish Lira Up


"The Turkish lira has aggressively rallied this morning after the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey raise the one-week repo rate by +100 bps to +17.75%. Over 60% of FX dealers were expecting a tig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 15:04
Taggar: bank, rate

Dollar Loses Ground


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.9% against the euro, 0.5% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen, and nearly 2% vis-a-vis the Turkish lira. The lira had been slumping this year on rising infl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 14:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, point, rate

Coinmint to Invest up to $700 Million in New York Mining Center


"Coinmint has announced it commenced operations at its newest crypto mining facility in New York. Operated via its wholly owned subsidiary, North Country Data Center Corporation, it is already mining s..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 19:44
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate

Reserve Bank of India


"A trend reversal in the interest rate cycle has occurred. For the first time since January 2014, monetary officials raised their key repo and reverse repo rates to 6.25% and 6.0%, respectively. Althou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 17:17
Taggar: inflation, rate

National Bank of Poland


"The Polish central bank reference rate will stay at 1.5%, its level since cuts of 50 basis points each in January and March of 2015. According to a released statement, “Notwithstanding relativel..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 16:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Australian Monetary Policy Stance Still on Hold


"The Reserve Bank of Australia’s official cash rate was last changed in August 2016 when it was cut 25 basis points to 1.50%. Each ensuing policy review — done once every month except Janua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:37
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Zimbabwe?s Golix Exchange Enters Kenya, Uganda, South Africa


"Crypto exchange Golix is entering three other African markets in an effort to survive the ban imposed by the central bank in its home country ? Zimbabwe. Moreover, the troubled trading platform claims..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 16:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, rate, trading

Failed Breakout Revives Bitcoin's Bull-Bear Tug-of-War


"Bitcoin's retreat from Sunday's high of $7,779 has poured cold water over the bull mood generated by the weekend's positive price action."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 12:00
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, rate

When It's Time to Rebalance Your Crypto Asset Portfolio


"Crypto trader Willy Woo gives a quick take on his portfolio strategy, one he's modified uniquely for the new world of crypto assets."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 06:00
Taggar: rate

Blockchain Developers Abandon Github Following Microsoft Acquisition


"Microsoft?s acquisition of open source code repository Github has provoked protest from members of the crypto community. Developers of bitcoin core and other blockchains have expressed disquiet at the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 02:20
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate

Southern Europe?s bond yields fall as calm returns


"Italy?s bond market continued its recovery on Monday as investors took comfort for now from the creation of a government in Rome that ends months of political turmoil, while the risk of more U.S. rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 14:57
Taggar: market, oil, rate

BTC City ? Slovenia?s Largest Shopping Center to Become a ?Genuine Bitcoin City?


"Slovenia?s largest shopping destination is implementing strategies to become a ?genuine Bitcoin City.? Coincidentally named BTC City already, the complex stretches 475,000 square meters and is filled..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 09:20
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Cryptocurrency Exchange Hitbtc Suspends Services in Japan


"Hitbtc has suspended its services for Japanese residents to avoid any trouble with the country’s financial regulator since it is not authorized to operate in Japan. Users with Japanese IP addres..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 07:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Investors utterly unfazed by trade tariffs


"  Investors utterly unfazed by trade tariffs Stock market investors remain utterly unfazed by the prospects of trade tariffs or even higher interest rates as consecutive monthly payroll numbers contin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 00:30
Taggar: economy, gold, market, rate

Coinbase Unveils Plans to Enter the Japanese Market


"One of the largest US cryptocurrency companies, Coinbase, has unveiled its plans to enter the Japanese market in order ?to accelerate the global adoption of cryptocurrency.? The company has been in ta..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 00:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, rate

Korean Government Clarifies Position After Supreme Court Crypto Ruling


"The South Korean government has clarified its position in response to the recent ruling by the country’s Supreme Court stating that cryptocurrency is an asset with measurable value that can be c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-02 15:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Early Bitcoin Developer Recounts ?Weird? Interactions with Satoshi


"Laszlo Hanyecz, a developer who worked on bitcoin as early as 2010, has discussed his interaction with the pseudonymous creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. Mr. Hanyecz describes his dealings with Sa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-02 03:20
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Dollar Rises as US Jobs Outperform Despite Trade Fears


"The US dollar is higher against major pairs on Friday after a strong US jobs report was published. The U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs last month driving the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 21:04
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, report

PR: True Flip Strengthens Business by Obtaining the Curaçao Gaming License


"lockchain Games N.V. (Curaçao, operates Trueflip.io) has been granted a permit by the Government of Curaçao to work under License No. 8048/JAZ. 28th May 2018 ? Curaçao True Flip, a blockchain fair gam..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

US Unemployment Drops to 3.8% in May


"The U.S. economy continued to add jobs at a solid clip in May, with nonfarm payrolls up 223,000 while the unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. Economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 16:32
Taggar: economy, employment, rate, report

May Non-farm Payroll (NFP) by the Numbers


"It?s another strong U.S employment report US Labor May Nonfarm Payrolls +223K; Consensus +190K US May Unemployment Rate 3.8%; Consensus 3.9% US May Average Hourly Earnings +0.3%, or +$0.08 to $26.92;..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 14:46
Taggar: employment, rate, report

Former Reuters Risk Intelligence Exec Joins Crypto Compliance Startup


"Thomson Reuters's former head of World-Check, Greg Pinn, is the new head of product strategy for iComply."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 12:15
Taggar: rate

Apple Sides with Russian Govt, Restricts Telegram, Claims Pavel Durov


"If there?s a sacred line the crypto community insists shouldn?t be crossed, it?s Thou Shalt Never Cooperate with Government Prohibitions. Apple Inc., the world?s most valuable company, appears to have..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 21:50
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Weiss Ratings Publishes Complete List of 93 Cryptocurrency Ratings


"US independent rating agency, Weiss Ratings, has published its complete list of 93 cryptocurrency ratings. The company has upgraded its BTC rating to B-. The list shows 14 coins with B ratings includi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 14:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate

Disillusioned Token Investors Demand Real Talk About Risk


"Investors who are passionate about blockchain technology are growing frustrated with a lack of tangible progress on risk management at token projects."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 10:00
Taggar: rate

Ripple Wants People to Stop Calling Its Coin ?Ripple?


"What?s the difference between Ripple the company and ripple (XRP) the cryptocurrency? Many people would assert ?Not a lot? given that the former owns most of the latter and its founders were responsib..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 08:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Muted Movement in EUR/USD and USD/JPY Pairs During New York Trading Hours


"For decades, I’ve been recording at least two quotes a day in major dollar relationships. Sometimes, I take down more than two quotes, but I always get a quote shortly after 4 PM and an earlier..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 23:15
Taggar: dollar, rate

Bank of Canada Moves Closer to Enacting a Fourth Rate Hike


"The Bank of Canada’s overnight rate hike had earlier been raised by 25 basis points each in July and September of 2017 and on January 17, 2018. While leaving the rate at 1.25% at this week’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 18:07
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Second Indonesian Central Bank Rate Hike Within Two Weeks


"In follow-up to the 25-basis point tightening done on May 17th, Bank Indonesia’s Board lifted the 7-day reverse repo rate by 25 basis points to 4.75% after an unscheduled meeting. The deposit fa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 17:59
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

Bank of Canada Holds Rates Steady


"The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1¼ per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1½ per cent and the deposit rate is 1 per cent. Global economic activity remains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 16:26
Taggar: bank, point, rate, report

Bank of Canada Next


"Wednesday May 30: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged (+1.25%) during its policy meeting today (10:00 am EDT)..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 12:33
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Nearly $14 Million in Crypto Sold by German Police


"Lul.to, a German audio and e-book pirate platform, trafficked in close to a quarter million titles, serving 30,000 users. Summer of last year, the country?s Cyber Crime Competence Center (SN4C) shut t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 18:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

Fed?s Bullard Says Fed Ready for a Recession


"The U.S. Federal Reserve will have difficulty raising interest rates significantly beyond the settings of its Japanese and European counterparts, which are still pursuing accommodative policy, St. Lou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 15:31
Taggar: bull, rate, report

PR: Former Head of Strategy & Operations Consulting at KPMG Joins XinFin Platform


"Singapore, May 27- S. V. Sukumar, the former Partner and Head of Strategy and Operation Consulting at KPMG and a prominent thought leader joined XinFin as a Senior Advisor. Mr. Sukumar has more than 4..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-28 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, market, rate

Leadership Shifts to Usher in New Era for Monero Cryptocurrency


"New leaders with ambitious business strategies are on the rise within monero, seeking "usability for ordinary people.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-27 11:40
Taggar: rate

There?s a Bitcoin Themed Card Game On Kickstarter Called ?Bitcon?


"There?s a new card game called ‘Bitcon’ that?s been introduced on Kickstarter that allows people to experience the cryptocurrency investment fever for amusement and laughs. The strategy ga..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-27 05:33
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, rate

Six Japanese Public Companies Announce Plans to Launch Crypto Exchanges


"This week, a number of companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange revealed their plans to enter the crypto exchange business. They include one of the most popular budget-managing app operators, an e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-26 23:21
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

US Market Opens Lower After Oil Price Drop


"U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Friday following a steep drop in oil prices and disappointing corporate results that soured sentiment at the end of a week dominated by concerns over North Korea a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-25 15:48
Taggar: oil, point, rate

Bitcoin Gold Hacked for $18 Million


"It appears Bitcoin Gold (BTG) has been double spend attacked over and over again, totalling something in the neighborhood of $18 million at current prices. BTG forums seem to have been tracking the ha..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 23:05
Taggar: bitcoin, gold, rate

Fed Member Says Rate Hikes Could End in 2019


"Interest rate hikes could come to an end for this cycle in 2019, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said Thursday. One of the more hawkish central bankers when it comes to monetary policy, Hark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 21:11
Taggar: bank, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"The world’s biggest currency market story earlier this week had been the accelerating dive of the Turkish lira, exacerbated by its central bank’s benign neglect of a deepening currency rou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:45
Taggar: bank, currency, market, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s policy interest rate was lifted four times within a half year: 100 basis points last October, December and March and by 15o bps in January. In a statement after keep the rate steady at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:28
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of Korea


"There has thus far been only one 25-basis point rate hike following five such cuts administered from March 2014 to June 2016, and a half year has now elapsed since that sole increase. This week’..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:20
Taggar: point, rate

South African Reserve Bank


"A 25-basis point cut of the SARB repo rate to 6.50% in March had been the second such move since last July but was approved by only a thin 4-3 vote of the central bank’s monetary policy committe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:10
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Dips as Trump Threatens Tariffs


"The Canadian dollar continues to head lower and has posted considerable losses in the Thursday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2895, up 0.47% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Cor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 16:04
Taggar: dollar, employment, profit, rate, trading

Turkey Attempts to Stop Lira?s Rout? Other Geopolitical Strains Simmer


"The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey hiked the late liquidity window interest rate by three full percentage points to 16.5% after the Monetary Policy Committee held an unscheduled meeting. The l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 14:27
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, point, rate

EUR/USD Remains Subdued After FOMC Minutes


"EUR/USD was falling during the Wednesday’s trading session. While the currency pair attempted to rebound after policy minutes released by the Federal Open Market Committ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 23:32
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, market, rate, trading

FOMC Minutes


"Comments within the May 1-2 minutes regarding U.S. economic conditions and prospects are unsurprising and embody little change. The labor market is strengthening, GDP growth is moderately paced, and i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 20:31
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

London House Prices Drop 0.2% in March


"House prices in London tumbled in March, with the annualised rate of inflation dropping to minus 0.7%, the steepest fall since 2009, according to official Land Registry figures for March. House prices..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:37
Taggar: inflation, rate

Bank of Canada (BoC) Expected to Hold Rates Next Week


"Normally, we?d preview the Bank of Canada?s next policy decision closer to the actual date. But all the relevant data has been published, so why wait? Unless the central bank scraps its story, it will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate

EU Still Expanding But Growth is Slowing Down


"Euro zone economic growth slowed much more sharply than expected this month, a business survey showed, which along with weaker inflation has intensified concerns there will be no return to the bloc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

UK Inflation Falls to 12 Month Low


"UK inflation unexpectedly fell further last month to the lowest level in more than a year, as lower airfares provided some relief for cash-strapped Britons. The consumer price index dropped from 2.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:33
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate

US Single Home Sales Fell in April


"Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell less than expected in April, but data for the last three months was revised lower. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday new home sales dropped 1.5 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:21
Taggar: home sales, rate

Verge Struck by Second PoW Attack in as Many Months


"Accident-prone altcoin verge has been crippled by yet another mining attack. A little over a month after being subjected to a 51% attack, the network is once again at the mercy of a malevolent attacke..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 06:40
Taggar: bitcoin, profit, rate

Fed Minutes to Drive Market as Trade Concerns Recede


"The US dollar is mixed ahead of the release of the minutes from May?s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The central bank held rates unchanged but there is almost 100 probability of a 25 ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 22:24
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, market, point, rate

Moon Missions and Custom Wallets: Bitcoin Community Celebrates Pizza Day


"On May 22, the bitcoin community celebrated the second most important date in its calendar. No other date, save for January 3, 2009 when Satoshi mined the genesis block, is more symbolic. It was on Ma..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 18:40
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Hungary?s Accommodative Monetary Policy Settings Left Unchanged


"The monetary council at Magyar Nemzeti Bank left its base rate at 0.90%, the level since a cut in May 2016 and its overnight deposit rate at negative 0.15%, its level since a reduction last September..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 16:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

LMAX Exchange Group Launches Institutional Cryptocurrency Exchange


"LMAX Exchange Group, which operates a UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated FX trading venue, has announced today a physical cryptocurrency exchange dedicated to serving only institutional cl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-21 19:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, fx trading, rate, trading

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: New EU Rules Kill Another Crypto Venture


"The upcoming implementation of a major regulatory push by the European Union to control how companies can operate on the Internet has killed another venture in the cryptocurrency sphere. This story, a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-21 13:19
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, investment, rate

Loonie Plummets on Weak Data


"Data this morning showed that Canada’s annual inflation rate slowed slightly last month, but remained above the Bank of Canada’s (BoC) +2% inflation threshold for a third consecutive month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-18 15:12
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, market, rate

Cryptocurrency Brokerage Service Genesis Global Granted Bitlicense


"On May 17 the Digital Currency Group initiative and Over-the-Counter (OTC) cryptocurrency service, Genesis Global Trading, announced that Genesis was recently granted the New York state Bitlicense. Th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 23:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate, trading

Bank of Mexico


"The Governing Board of the Bank of Mexico agreed unanimously not to raise the 7.5% overnight interbank rate further at this time. Higher inflation driven by peso depreciation driven by hostile U.S. po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 23:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia Tightens Monetary Policy For First Time Since Late 2014


"Like their Brazilian colleagues late yesterday, monetary policymakers in Indonesia were compelled by recent foreign exchange market developments, namely the strength of the dollar and depreciation of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 16:54
Taggar: currencies, dollar, foreign exchange, market, rate

Central Bank of Brazil Breaks Streak of Interest Rate Cuts


"Brazil’s key Selic interest rate had been reduced by a total of 725 basis points since October 2016, and Copom, the policy-making committee of the central bank, had not anticipated halting the e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 15:52
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Poland


"A 1.5% central bank reference interest rate will continue to be flanked by a 0.5% deposit rate and a 2.5% lombard rate. In a released statement, officials note “persistently low domestic inflati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 17:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Central Bank of Iceland


"Iceland’s Monetary Policy Committee agreed to leave its 7-day term deposit rate at 4.25%. It’s been at that level since a 25-basis point cut last October versus 5.0% at the end of 2016 and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 17:08
Taggar: point, rate

U.S: Monthly new residential construction, April 2018


"The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for April 2018. Building Permits Privately-owned..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 14:42
Taggar: rate

Japan?s GMO Gets Ready to Start Selling 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chips


"Japanese internet giant GMO has updated its plans to manufacture and sell its 7nm bitcoin mining chips as well as for its own mining operations. Interested customers will soon be able to reserve some..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 09:20
Taggar: bitcoin, manufacture, rate

?Honest Coinmarketcap? Claims to Provide Accurate Cryptocurrency Data


"In the last 24 hours, $7 billion worth of bitcoin (BTC) was traded globally. That?s according to data provided by Coinmarketcap, the industry?s go-to aggregator of cryptocurrency data. Not everyone ag..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 21:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Live FX Analysis ? 15 May 2018 (Video)


"It’s been an interesting month in financial markets in which the dollar has rediscovered its mojo, geopolitical risk has remained heightened, US corporates have shown their strength and central..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 15:39
Taggar: bank, bull, dollar, financial, market, rate

Thomson Reuters Launches Real Time Rates for Six Cryptocurrencies


"Thomson Reuters is launching a cryptocurrency real-time rates data feed. The new service is expected to provide ?reliable, real-time information? for six digital coins across major crypto exchanges. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 15:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate

Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is Struck


"Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group Inc) announced a partnership with Crypto Facilities Ltd to list the price of ether in real-time dollars. Information from major cryp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 19:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, rate

Korean Regulators Widen Investigation of Cryptocurrency Exchanges


"South Korea’s government is widening its probe on cryptocurrency exchanges, particularly the use of corporate accounts which the regulators say can lead to money laundering. This announcement fo..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 17:35
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currency, rate

EU Expects to Earn $23.5bn From Financial Transactions Tax


"A proposed tax on financial transactions in 10 European Union countries could generate about 19.6 billion euros ($23.5 billion) of annual revenue, though Brexit could make collection more difficult, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 15:43
Taggar: financial, rate

CME Group Partners to Launch Ether Reference Rate Index


"Derivatives exchange operator CME Group and U.K. firm Crypto Facilities are partnering to create an ether reference rate and real time index. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 15:10
Taggar: rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Gains Ground, US Retail Sales Ahead


"The Canadian dollar has started the week with gains. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2756, down 0.34% on the day. On the economic front, Canada releases key jobs data. The economy is expected to ad..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 14:16
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, trading

Week Starts with Two Surprises


"The governor of the Bank of France, who serves on the ECB Governing Council as well, indicated that not only is the European Central Bank likely to end its program of asset purchases later in 2018, bu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 14:04
Taggar: bank, rate

Six Key Trends From CoinDesk's Q1 2018 State of Blockchain Report


"From bitcoin futures' impact on spot prices to the rise in hash rate and drop in fees, our latest research report sheds light on a tumultuous Q1."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 14:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

CoinDesk Releases Q1 2018 State of Blockchain Report


"From bitcoin futures' impact on spot prices to the rise in hash rate and drop in fees, our latest research report sheds light on a tumultuous Q1."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 14:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

Crypto Valley Association Taps VC Firm Lakestar as Strategic Partner


"The 600-member Crypto Valley Association has added venture capital firm Lakestar as a strategic partner."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 03:00
Taggar: rate

Bahrain Hopes to Cut Vehicle Data Storage Costs Using Blockchain


"Bahrain's General Directorate of Traffic has a plan to develop a blockchain-based vehicle registry system."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-13 17:40
Taggar: rate

BCH-Powered Social Media Apps Launch New Features


"This week the two popular Bitcoin Cash social media applications, Memo and Blockpress have rolled out a bunch of new features on each platform. Now users on both platforms can upload pictures, video..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-12 19:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate, trading

Nvidia Reports $289 Million Revenue from the Crypto Sector in Q1


"Graphics card manufacturer Nvidia has announced its revenues for the first quarter, mentioning separately the amount generated from sales to the crypto market. The total includes $289 million related..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-12 05:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, manufacture, market, rate, report

Dollar Ends Rally Awaiting US Retail Sales Data


"The US dollar rally lost momentum during the week and recorded its third day of depreciation versus other major pairs. The USD continues to gain versus emerging market currencies as more signs of a gl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 22:51
Taggar: cpi, currencies, dollar, market, price index, rate

OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week: Trump dumps Iran deal, UK rates on hold a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 20:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, loonie, market, oil, pound, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Standing Lending Facility Rate had been reduced 25 basis points in April to 8.5%, but today’s policy review held that rate as well as the 7.25% Standing Deposit Rate steady this time, declar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 16:33
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

US Import Prices Rise Less than Expected


"U.S. import prices rose less than expected in April as a rebound in the cost of petroleum products was tempered by a drop in food prices, the latest indication that inflation pressures were increasing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 16:31
Taggar: inflation, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar at 3-Week High, Employment Numbers Next


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight gains in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2743, down 0.19% on the day. On the economic front, Canada releases key jobs data. The economy is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 13:11
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, rate, trading

What?s In a Name? The Identity Crisis for Initial Coin Offerings


"Aaron Kaplan, securities attorney and COO of Prometheum, is guest author for this Opinion/Editorial.  Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become the investment du jour while the understanding of what I..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 11:45
Taggar: bitcoin, investment, rate

PR: Bitex Launches Token Pre-Sale to Bring Global Crypto-Banking to the Local Level


"Hyper-localized and global crypto-bank Bitex begins token pre-sale on May 8th, 2018 Singapore -- Bitex, the first locally-embedded global crypto-bank, today announced that they are launching their tok..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 11:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s policy interest rate, which underwent six 25-basis point cuts from May 2017 to March 2018, was kept steady after this month’s monetary policy review. While inflation rose in April..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 03:57
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Japan?s GMO Has Mined Over 900 Bitcoins ? Hashrate Doubled Last Month


"The mining operation of Japan’s internet giant GMO has resulted in over 900 bitcoins and 537 bitcoin cash so far, as the company roughly doubled its hashrate last month. Meanwhile, its crypto ex..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 18:33
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, rate, report

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"Among today’s many central bank reviews of monetary policy, the one in The Philippines proved to be the meeting that resulted in an actual change in policy rates, as the overnight reverse repo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 17:08
Taggar: bank, rate

Bank Negara Malaysia


"Malaysia’s overnight policy rate was kept steady by the Monetary Policy Committee at 3.25%, its level since a 25-basis point rise in January, which had been the first change since a cut in July..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 16:56
Taggar: point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbian monetary officials already had cut their policy interest rate by 50 basis points this year via two 25-bp moves in March and April. The half-percentage point reduction this year matched the tot..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 16:47
Taggar: point, rate

Bank of England


"The latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting ended without any change in the 0.5% Base Rate or in the Bank of England’s GBP 10 billion of corporate bond purchases and GBP 435 billion ceiling on..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 15:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

GBP Slips as BoE Delays Hike and Lowers Forecasts


"The Bank of England monetary policy announcement and press conference went broadly as expected today, with the central bank holding off on raising rates while maintaining that they will rise gradually..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 15:24
Taggar: announcement, bank, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand


"A more dovish than expected statement released after New Zealand’s official cash rate (OCR) was kept at 1.75% predicts that “a considerable period of time” will pass before the OCR i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 15:18
Taggar: rate

Markets Flat Ahead of BoE Decision


"It?s been a relatively flat start to trading on Thursday as we await the latest monetary policy announcement from the Bank of England and the economic projections and press conference that follow. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 12:57
Taggar: announcement, bank, rate, trading

Bank of England to deliver a ?hawkish? hold


"With the Bank of England (BoE) widely expected to hold interest rates steady this morning (07:00 am EDT) after recent comments from Governor Carney and weaker economic data, the key focal point for ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 11:34
Taggar: bank, point, rate

BoE ? Will They or Won?t They?


"Is a Rate Hold Nailed On Or Are Markets Positioned For a Shock? The Bank of England meets on Thursday and, despite spending months preparing markets for a rate hike, the central bank is widely expecte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 21:18
Taggar: bank, market, rate

PR: SPINDLE to Launch Crowdsale ? One Week Only (Until May 15)


"SPINDLE, which instantaneously became the largest ICO in Japan , will launch its first crowdsale. The crowdsale will be held globally for one week only (except for residents in Japan / USA / China). I..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

BoE Strongly Expected to Leave Rates on Hold


"The Bank of England’s (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meets Thursday and is expected to keep interest rates unchanged, marking a sharp turnaround from early projections just a few weeks ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 14:35
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Argentina Turns to the IMF For Help


"Argentina has started talks with the International Monetary Fund seeking financial rescue once again, as inflation soars and the currency sinks.Buenos Aires looks to be going through another economic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 14:33
Taggar: bank, currency, financial, inflation, rate

Some crucial strategies for students on composing a work


"Some crucial yourwriters.net strategies for students on composing a work Review (through the recensio that is latinconsideration”) is a comment, analysis and assessment of an innovative new crea..."

Blog: Forex Project
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 08:48
Taggar: analysis, rate

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s central bank Board hike the monetary policy rate by 25 basis points today to 2.50%. This action followed an initial 25-bp increase done in January. These two moves reverse half the tot..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 19:00
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Vladimir Putin Sworn in For President for 6 More Years


"Vladimir Putin was sworn in for another six years as Russian president on Monday, buoyed by popular support but weighed down too by a costly confrontation with the West, a fragile economy and uncertai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 16:23
Taggar: economy, rate

Cblocks Moves to Canada Citing Regulatory Hurdles


"Miami-based Cblocks has announced that it will relocate to Canada, citing a lack of regulatory clarity regarding cryptocurrency in the United States as the principal catalyst for the move. Also Read: ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 00:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Israeli Bitcoin Mining Company Sues Bank for Closing Its Account


"Despite already setting a precedent in a previous case, the Israeli courts system is again called upon to stop a bank from shutting down a crypto business. This time, Union Bank tried to refuse operat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-06 22:06
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, rate

Azerbaijan to Tax Crypto Incomes and Profits


"Gains from cryptocurrency transactions will be taxed in Azerbaijan, according to a high-ranking official from the Tax Ministry. Authorities in the energy-rich nation intend to tap into both corporate..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-06 04:20
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, profit, rate

OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week: US jobs disappoint, UK rates set to stay..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 17:16
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

Code Is Law - But It's Not the Only Law for Blockchains


"It's the combination of internal and external rules that ultimately dictates how blockchain-based platforms will operate, says Primavera De Filippi."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-05 11:35
Taggar: rate

U.S. Adds 164,000 Jobs in April; Unemployment Falls to 3.9%


"By the numbers: April non-farm payroll (NFP) +164K vs. +192Ke Change in private payrolls: +168K vs. +190Ke Change in manufacturing payrolls: +30K vs. +20Ke Birth-death adjustment: +260K vs. +65K prior..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 14:56
Taggar: employment, rate

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Farms on Wheels, a Hotel, and Even a Simulator for Miners


"With 80 percent of all bitcoins already mined, and the hashrate of the network reaching all-time highs, in today?s Bitcoin in Brief we are covering some news from the world of crypto mining. An Italia..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 14:36
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

U.S Dollar steady ahead of Jobs Report


"Friday May 4: Five things the markets are talking about Global markets attention now turns to the health of the U.S. economy, with wages growth and jobs data due in a few hours (08:30 am EDT). On Wedn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 12:19
Taggar: economy, inflation, market, rate

Only 1% of Business CIOs are Actually Using ?Blockchain? Technology


"United Kingdom corporate research firm Gartner conducted a survey of nearly 300 Chief Information Officers (CIOs), in an attempt to separate hype from reality. The results are revealing, with a dismal..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 12:16
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

PR: Eth888 Launches Fair Lottery Games on the ETH Blockchain


"The crypto startup ETH888 has created the most feasible and provably fair lottery games on the Ethereum blockchain where participants can play Status browser or Ethereum wallet enabled environment, wi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-04 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, rate

Dollar Rally Takes Breather Ahead of US Jobs Report


"The US dollar is lower against major pairs on Thursday, but still holds considerable gains in weekly measures. The Fed held rates unchanged on Wednesday and its statement hinted at gradual tightening..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 23:08
Taggar: dollar, rate, report

Bank of Norway


"Norway’s key central bank policy rate was left at 0.5%, the level since a 25-basis point cut in March 2016 culminated 175 basis points of rate reduction since 2011. A released statement after th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 17:10
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Czech National Bank


"The Czech two-week central bank repo rate was left unchanged at 0.75% by a six to one vote and will continue to be flanked by a 0.05% deposit rate and a 1.50% Lombard rate. The lone dissenting vote fa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 16:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Market Disturbances


"Share prices fell late yesterday in the wake of an FOMC statement that reinforced the possibility of faster, rather than slower, rate hike normalization. Overnight in the Pacific Rim, Japan’s st..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 14:55
Taggar: gold, rate, share

U.S Dollar?s Deja Vu


"Thursday May 3: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities saw some pressure overnight as the market now shifts their focus away from the Fed and back to corporate earnings season and S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 12:14
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, market, rate

The Most Controversial Bitcoin Forks Yet Are Coming


"Bitcoin forks are invariably contentious, but the latest batch could be the most controversial yet. Bitcoin Prime and Anonymous Bitcoin have been labeled as shameless cash grabs that are little more t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 04:29
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Central Bank of Chile


"Chilean monetary officials unanimously agreed to keep their monetary policy rate at 2.5%, the level since four 25-basis point cuts in the first five months of last year. A statement was released affir..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 01:51
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

FOMC Statement


"Today’s just-released FOMC statement sets the stage for a rate hike in June. The view regarding economic activity and labor market conditions is as upbeat as in March. The comment on investment..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 20:11
Taggar: inflation, investment, market, rate

Convergence of U.S. and Euroland Manufacturing Operating Conditions Last Month


"The rates of improvement in factory operating conditions slowed in April both in the United States and Euroland, but the U.S. deceleration was somewhat more pronounced. Hence, America enjoyed its smal..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 17:07
Taggar: point, rate

FOMC Preview


"Since the 25-basis point federal funds target interest rate hike to a range of 1.50-1.75% on March 21, the 10-year Treasury yield has risen another 7 basis points on balance, the price of WTI oil has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 16:44
Taggar: dollar, oil, point, rate

Dubai Government Unveils Blockchain Business Registry


"Dubai's Department of Economic Development is using blockchain technology to make it easier for companies to set up and operate in the country."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 15:40
Taggar: rate

USD Pares Gains Ahead of Fed Decision


"Traders Look For Fourth Rate Hike Hint From Statement US futures are treading water ahead of the open on Wednesday, as investors await the monetary policy announcement from the Federal Reserve and ear..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 15:05
Taggar: announcement, rate

An FOMC Announcement and Lots of Data Releases


"In this second day of the third FOMC policy review of 2018, a statement will be released at 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT). No rate changed is expected, and no subsequent press conference is scheduled. The fed..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 14:35
Taggar: inflation, rate

Fed Likely on Hold, but what about the Dollar?


"Wednesday May 2: Five things the markets are talking about Overnight, equities have gained in Europe after they declined in Asia, as many return from holidays to digest the latest earnings reports and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 12:19
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, report

US Court Rules Alibaba Powerless to Stop Cryptocurrency Using Its Name


"A U.S. District Court has ruled against Chinese conglomerate Alibaba Group in favor of a Dubai-based cryptocurrency foundation, Alibabacoin. The judge says Alibaba Group did not show any jurisdiction..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 11:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

EUR/USD Drops Ahead of Wednesday?s FOMC Announcement


"EUR/USD fell today, dropping for the ninth time in eleven session. Market analysts thought that the currency pair was driven by the same forces as previously &#..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 18:16
Taggar: currency, currency pair, market, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia


"Notwithstanding a lengthy 21 months since the last change of Australia’s official cash rate — a cut of 25 basis points to 1.5% — members of the RBA Board remain in no hurry to start..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 17:25
Taggar: employment, inflation, point, rate

UK PMI Fell Raising Pressure on BoE To Hold Rates


"Fresh pressure on the Bank of England to delay raising interest rates has emerged after figures for manufacturing and consumer credit highlighted the weakness of the UK economy. Until recently, next w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 16:16
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

OANDA Market Insights Podcast With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst in Toronto Alfonso Esparza and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week UK GDP set to stall rate ri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:31
Taggar: dollar, market, rate

CNBC Survey Shows More Fed Rate Hikes and Lower Stocks


"The outlook for inflation ? and for Fed rate hikes to counter the threat ? continues to push higher. The CNBC Fed Survey sees little chance for a hike at May’s two-day meeting, which begins Tues..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:29
Taggar: inflation, rate

US Small Business Employee Wages Rose to 2 Year High


"Small business employees saw their wages grow last month at the strongest rate in more than two years, according to a report from human resources firm Paychex. Hourly earnings in April increased at an..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:27
Taggar: rate, report

Fed Expected to Keep Rates Unchanged in May But Pick Pace in 2018


"The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to hold interest rates steady this week but will likely further encourage expectations that it will lift borrowing costs in June on the back of rising inflation and low..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 15:11
Taggar: employment, inflation, rate

Japanese Regulator Confirms 8 Crypto Exchanges Want Out, 100 Want In


"The Japanese financial regulator has confirmed that so far eight companies have expressed the intention to withdraw their applications to operate cryptocurrency exchanges. Meanwhile, about 100 more co..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 10:18
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, rate

April in Figures


"The dollar experienced its strongest month of 2018 in April, so naturally U.S. share prices under-performed equities in other countries. An upward grind in long-term interest rates continued and was c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 23:16
Taggar: dollar, rate, share

US Consumer Prices Rise in March


"U.S. consumer prices accelerated in the year to March, with a measure of underlying inflation surging to near the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target as last year’s weak readings dropped ou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 16:34
Taggar: inflation, rate, report

Shaky Shaky


"Shaky Shaky Holiday thinned trading conditions in Singapore and the rest of Asia today suggests liquidity will be tight. However, with headline riks evolving,  traders will remain ever so vigilant. Gl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 01:37
Taggar: margin, rate, trading

Cryptocurrency Market Manipulation Is Rife ? But Does Anyone Care?


"From pump and dump groups to insiders trading on esoteric knowledge, market manipulation is rampant within the cryptocurrency space. While some of it is illegal, most of the activity is either legal o..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-29 23:22
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate, trading

The Public-Private Blockchain Singularity May Be Close At Hand


"A year ago, enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency were essentially separate industries. Now come signs that these camps might be slowly converging."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-29 15:35
Taggar: currency, rate

Memo Innovation Invigorates Bitcoin Cash Proponents


"Just recently we reported about the on-chain social media network called Memo, an application that allows people to publish censorship resistant ?memos? on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain. So far us..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-28 19:53
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

Bank of Japan


"After a two-day discussion lasting four hours 17 minutes, members of the Bank of Japan left their settings on their QQE policy with Yield Curve Control unchanged. A -0.10% short-term Policy Rate on cu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 18:02
Taggar: bank, financial, rate

U.S Growth Cools to +2.3% as Gains in Consumer Spending Ease


"U.S. economic growth cooled last quarter as consumers pulled back following outsize spending in the prior period, though solid business investment cushioned some of the weakness. Gross domestic produc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 14:51
Taggar: investment, rate

PR: Crypto Exchange Changelly partners with Binance


"Changelly, a popular instant cryptocurrency exchange, has partnered with Binance, TOP-1 trading platform, to bring more tokens, faster transactions and better rates to users. Konstantin Gladych, CEO..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

IBM Reimagines Proof-of-Work for Blockchain IoT Devices


"Your smart lightbulb can't crush hashes at the rate of a giant mining farm, so how can it stay secure? The answer might be in the nonce."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 06:00
Taggar: rate

How to Protect Yourself Against DNS Attacks When Using Cryptocurrency


"DNS attacks can manifest themselves in many ways, all targeted against the Domain Name System that connects the internet. At best they?re an inconvenience, knocking websites offline or preventing acce..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 23:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Controversy Looms Over Bithumb Coins


"South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is reportedly re-evaluating its strategy to launch its own coins through a corporation in Singapore, following news of fraud that could have serious side e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 19:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report

ECB Keeps Policy, Guidance Unchanged


"The European Central Bank reaffirmed its ultra-easy policy stance on Thursday, promising to keep rates steady until after the end of bond buys and maintaining a pledge to extend the purchases, if nece..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 17:23
Taggar: bank, rate

A Trust-but-Verify Approach to ECB Monetary Policy


"At the third monetary policy review of 2018, members of the Governing Council left all elements of the European Central Bank’s current monetary stance unchanged. A zero percent refinancing rate..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 16:56
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

Swedish Riksbank Monetary Policy Left as It Was


"The Swedish central bank repo rate has been at negative 0.50% since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2016. By that time, the rate had been negative for a whole year, and it has been non-positive..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 16:26
Taggar: bank, point, rate

EUR/USD Recovers as Mario Draghi Downplays Poor Data


"EUR/USD dropped today after the European Central Bank left its monetary policy unchanged and signaled that it is going to keep interest rates low for a long time. (Event A..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 15:42
Taggar: bank, currency, currency pair, rate, report

BBVA Issues $91 Million Loan Using Two Blockchains


"Spanish banking giant BBVA has completed a pilot that issued a $91 million corporate loan using two different blockchain technologies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 14:15
Taggar: bank, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady as Markets Eye ECB Rate Statement


"EUR/USD has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2175, up 0.12% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Confidence edged down to 10.8, close t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-26 12:41
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, rate, trading

Strong Yields Boost Dollar Awaiting ECB


"The US dollar is higher across the board against major pairs. US 10-year treasury bonds are above the 3 percent level making dollar shorts more expensive. Higher yields are a reflection of interest ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 22:27
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Turkish monetary policy was tightened slightly at the latest review. Most of the central bank’s interest rates — an 8.0% one-week repo, a 7.25% marginal borrowing rate, a 9.25% overnight m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 17:12
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

Central Bank of Hungary


"The latest review of Hungarian monetary policy by the central bank’s Council decided to keep their low interest rates unchanged. The overnight deposit rate has been at -0.15% since a ten-basis p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Canadian Monetary Policy Meeting of April 18th Left Stance Unchanged


"The April Bank of Canada Governing Council meeting coincided with the publication of a quarterly Monetary Policy Report and newly updated macroeconomic forecasts.  The last policy change in January, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate, report

Indian Exchange Zebpay Launches Crypto-to-Crypto Trading


"A leading cryptocurrency exchange in India, Zebpay, has introduced crypto-to-crypto trading on its platform. The launch closely follows the Reserve Bank of India banning banks from servicing crypto ex..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:15
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

Stocks Trade Lower on US Higher Rates


"Stocks traded lower on Wednesday, April 25, after stronger-than-expected earnings from Boeing Co. (BA) and Twitter Inc. (TWTR) failed to steady some investors’ concerns over the fate of corporat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 16:04
Taggar: point, profit, rate

DAX Slumps as US Bond Yields Continue to Rise


"The DAX index has posted sharp losses in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,335 points, down -1.70% on the day. On the release front, there are no German or eurozone events. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 13:37
Taggar: market, point, rate, trading

Dollar Yields to Higher Rates


"Wednesday April 25: Five the markets are talking about With U.S Treasury yields backing up, fixed income dealers are pricing in the possibility that there will be four Fed rate hikes this year and not..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 12:19
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Posts Small Losses, ECB Policy Statement Next


"EUR/USD has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, erasing the gains seen on Tuesday. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2212, down 0.17% on the day. It’s a quiet day on the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 12:17
Taggar: oil, rate, trading

Dollar Bulls Look for Support Signals


"Tuesday April 24: Five things the markets are talking about U.S dollar bulls seem to have finally found some much needed support from interest rates as U.S bond yields climb toward levels unseen in ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 12:50
Taggar: bull, dollar, market, rate

PR: CoinFi Partners with HybridBlock to Expand Crypto Intelligence Offerings


"HONG KONG ? April 24, 2018 - CoinFi, a leading market intelligence platform offering Wall Street-caliber trading tools, signals, and analysis on the cryptocurrency market, today announced a strategic..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 11:30
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currency, market, rate, trading

Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for the Largest Block Size Increase Ever


"In a little more than three weeks time the Bitcoin (BCH) network will hard fork by upgrading its block size to 32MB and incorporate additional functionalities to the protocol. Currently, the entire co..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 10:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Bitcoin Miners Unaffected by Price Decline ? Hashrates Spiked Exponentially


"Despite the multitude of headlines declaring that bitcoin mining was becoming unprofitable over the last four months, the hashrate between both Bitcoin Core (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) networks has e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, profit, rate

The Dollar is not quite ready for prime time just yet


"  The USD, not quite ready for prime time just yet The technology sector woes continue as Google parent Alphabet Inc shed more than 5 % on a massive drop in gross margins as Google continues to burn t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 00:13
Taggar: margin, rate

PR: aXpire Introduces MatchBX to the Blockchain Community


"aXpire is excited to introduce its MatchBX product to the blockchain community. Coming in late Q2, MatchBX will allow blockchain-empowered freelance work, with individuals able to engage with each ot..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

EUR/USD Down for Third Day as US Treasury Yield Surges


"EUR/USD fell today, declining for the third consecutive trading session. Market analysts explained the dollar’s strength by the surging yield for 10-year US Treasur..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 16:38
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, rate, report, trading

Central Bank of Iran Bans Banks from Crypto


"Iran’s central bank has issued a statement banning the country’s banks and financial institutions from dealing with cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, citing money laundering and terrorism..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 16:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, financial, rate

Market Upgrades Possibility of 4 US Rate Hikes This Year


"The market is finally coming around to the idea that the Federal Reserve this year will be raising interest rates a total of four times. Though some big forecasting firms on Wall Street for months hav..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 15:41
Taggar: market, rate

PR: Bitcoin of America Opening New BTMs in 5 Major U.S. Cities


"Chicago, IL: Bitcoin of America is happy to announce that they will be expanding their services in five major U.S. cities during the next four months. The company, which is headquartered in Chicago, I..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-22 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

PR: Green Energy Crypto Credits.Energy ICO Is Now Live


"Credits.Energy, the ?crypto with a mobile mining app that supports green energy,? aims to virtually eliminate the cost of supporting renewable energy. We asked Credits.Energy COO, Jared Wells, to expl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-21 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Wendy McElroy: Here, There Is No State


"The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 3: Decentralization Chapter 7, Part 2. Here, there is no State. The core innovation of cryptocurrency is decentralization?the diffus..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-21 17:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Rappers, Ravens and Lord of the Rings: In Crypto Coin Game, 'Dope' Names Pay


"A 'Lord of the Rings' reference in several crypto projects illustrates a coming land grab on the finite amount of "cool" names. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-21 11:20
Taggar: rate

Central Bank Comments Boost US Dollar


"The US dollar is higher across the board after geopolitical tensions have eased and Fed speakers are making a case for a faster rate hike for US interest rates. The hawkish comments from Fed?s Loretta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 23:29
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate

OANDA Market Insights Podcast


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week Carney cagey on rate rise, markets avert S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 19:23
Taggar: cpi, dollar, market, rate, retail sales

PR: Blockchain Enabled Streaming Ecosystem White Rabbit Partners with Media Production Company K5


"OSLO, Norway ? White Rabbit, a blockchain company developing a streaming ecosystem that enables users to reward the films and series they stream, on whatever peer-to-peer platform they choose to strea..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist


"In theory, hedge funds employ complex investment strategies that should allow them to achieve high returns both in bearish and bullish markets. In practice many fail due to short term thinking and ove..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-20 08:31
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, bull, currency, investment, leverage, market, rate, trading

UBS-Backed Blockchain Platform Completes Live Trade Transactions


"The Batavia blockchain trade finance platform has completed a pilot that conducted live cross-border transactions involving corporate clients."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 12:00
Taggar: finance, rate

PR: AI ? Based Bibox Digital Asset Exchange Platform Hits 50,000 Active Users per Day in Five Months


"Tallinn, Estonia, April 19, 2018 ? Having attracted half a million traders in just five months with an average of 50,000 active users per day, AI-based digital asset exchange platform Bibox today anno..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, stop loss, trading

BoC Stands Pat ? CAD Plummets


"No Surprise As expected the Bank of Canada (BoC) held its benchmark interest rate steady (+1.25%) this morning as it warned “rising geopolitical and trade conflicts risk undermining global growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 16:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

250 Corporates Join ICICI Bank Blockchain Test


"Indian private bank ICICI Bank has on-boarded more than 250 corporate firms to undertake trade finance transactions on blockchain network."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 14:03
Taggar: bank, finance, rate

Lower Inflation Poses Challenges For Central Banks


"BoC Expected to Leave Rates Unchanged US futures are pointing to a third session in the green for equity markets on Wednesday, extending the good run which has come on the back of a slightly less vola..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 12:49
Taggar: market, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Edges Lower, Investors Eye BoC Rate Announcement


"The Canadian dollar has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, erasing the gains seen on Tuesday. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2584, up 0.26% on the day. In economic news, it’s Rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 10:53
Taggar: dollar, rate, trading

Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban


"The Indian bitcoin community keeps fighting for their rights to operate freely in the country like any other industry. The latest show of defiance is a petition to the court against the actions of the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 01:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, rate

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Withdraws from Japanese Market


"Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is suspending all of its services to Japanese residents. The exchange has been allowed to operate in Japan while its application with the country’s financial regul..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 15:03
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, rate

Dollar Softer Tone Deepens


"Tuesday April 17: Five things the markets are talking about Despite geopolitical concerns lingering in the background, investor focus is back on corporate earnings and on a number of Fed speakers this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 11:47
Taggar: economy, market, rate, retail sales

Familiar Themes With Little Inference


"Familiar Themes With Little Inference  The absence of geopolitical escalations (for now) has helped market sentiment steady as traders work familiar themes with little inference. But outside of earnin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 01:09
Taggar: currency, currency trade, market, rate

False Claims


"The experience of 45 years since governments in the major economies adopted a system of market-determined flexible exchange rates has taught officials to treat currency policy as a delicate matter. Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 20:59
Taggar: currencies, currency, market, rate

This Week?s UK Data Key Ahead of BoE Next Month


"Is UK Data Really So Important if a Rate Hike is So Priced in? The UK will release a variety of important economic reports over the coming days which, despite the multiple distractions elsewhere, will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 19:04
Taggar: bank, rate, report

Bank of Israel Retains 0.10% Policy Interest Rate


"The last central bank interest rate change in Israel was a cut of 15 basis points in February 2015 to 0.10%. Previously the rate had been lowered by 75 basis points per year in 2011-14. The latest pol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:47
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

GBP Heading into Soft Economic Releases


"The pound?s stellar run could prove vulnerable to data disappointments. Sterling rallied last week as Donald Trump?s tweets and the dovish account of the March European Central Bank meeting led invest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:17
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, pound, rate

HODL On: In Defense of Bitcoin's Best Investment Strategy


"HODLers may be getting a bad rap, but they're still following the best, most tested investment strategy for market, argues Overstock's COO."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 06:00
Taggar: investment, market, rate

Monetary Authority of Singapore?s Semi-Annual Policy Review


"Monetary policy in Singapore is subordinated to the enforcement of a targeted exchange rate corridor. Officials do this by specifying three variables: the width of the Singapore dollar’s (SGD) p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 18:01
Taggar: dollar, inflation, point, rate, trading

Continuing Uncertainty Over U.S. Trade Policy and Response to Syria


"Markets mostly marked time so far this Friday, confused by President Trump’s reinterest in the Trans Pacific Partnership and ambiguous tweet regarding the U.S. response to the Syrian government&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 14:15
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, report

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Being an even-numbered calendar month, Peru’s central bank board did not change its policy interest rate in April. The last six reductions, each by 25 basis points, were made at scheduled monthl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-13 02:40
Taggar: bank, point, rate

NY Regulator Argues BitLicense Regulation Boosted Businesses


"Maria Vullo highlighted the state's early involvement in cryptocurrency. But many think New York's BitLicense desperately needs an overhaul."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 18:30
Taggar: currency, rate

National Bank of Ukraine Decides Policy Now Sufficiently Tight


"From last October to the start of March, Ukraine’s policy interest rate was increased 450 basis points to 17.0% in just four incremental moves. That tightening abruptly reversed a prolonged easi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 17:10
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"The latest in a multiyear series of cuts in Serbia’s key policy interest rate has reduced such to 3.0% from 3.25%. There was also a 25-basis point cut in the March monthly meeting and, before th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 16:45
Taggar: point, rate

Indian Crypto Exchanges Strategize to Challenge RBI Crackdown


"Indian crypto exchanges are devising strategies to challenge and respond to the Reserve Bank of India’s order to prohibit banks from servicing businesses dealing in cryptocurrencies. News.Bitcoi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 16:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, rate

EUR/USD Accelerates Decline After ECB Minutes


"EUR/USD, which was holding ground yesterday, was falling today and accelerated its decline after the European Central Bank released minutes of its March policy meeting. (Event A on..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 15:28
Taggar: bank, rate

JP Morgan Chase Hit With Million Dollar Class Action Crypto Lawsuit


"The largest bank in the United States, JP Morgan Chase, found itself the subject of a federal class action lawsuit this week. The complaint alleges that after hindering customers from buying cryptocur..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 11:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, dollar, rate

Brazilian University Launches Cryptocurrency Masters Programme


"A major Sao Paulo institution is launching what has been reported as Brazil?s first Master?s degree in cryptofinance. The course comes amid an increasing embracement of virtual currencies on the part..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 23:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, rate, report

Caribbean Nations Introduce Crypto Payments in the Travel Industry


"The Caribbean Tourism Organization is going to introduce cryptocurrency payments for tourism services and products offered in the region. In partnership with a local company, CTO wants to implement cr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 20:59
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

National Bank of Poland


"No change was made in Polish monetary policy at the latest review. The reference interest rate has been at 1.5% since a pair of 50-basis point cuts in January and March of 2015. Prior to 2012, the ref..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 16:42
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Down Day for Stocks and Dollar


"Military conflict between U.S. and Russian forces in Syria appears at hand. Trump is promising missile strikes, and Russia claims to have the ability to knock them out of the sky before targets are hi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 16:02
Taggar: inflation, rate

Australia?s Blockbid Exchange Granted Cryptocurrency License by Austrac


"Blockbid is now registered with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac). This makes it only the third company granted permission to legally operate as a cryptocurrency exchang..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 08:00
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currency, rate, report

Ledger Wallet Users Unable to Access BCH Accounts for Over 24 Hours


"According to reports, bitcoin cash users are frustrated with the Ledger hardware wallet as users have complained they cannot access their accounts. The firm?s chief technical officer, Nicolas Bacca, e..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 02:15
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

How an OTC Bitcoin Scammer Almost Stole $600 Million


"OCT trading involves high value deals that can run into the hundreds of millions of dollars. Whales want privacy and zero slippage, which isn?t possible on a cryptocurrency exchange, while buyers want..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 00:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, market, rate, trading

PR: ORS GROUP?s First Reservation Contract for Authorized Communities Proves an International Hit within Crypto Community


"irst Reservation Contract generates 2,500 ETH within a week London -- Since becoming live, ORS GROUP?s first Reservation Contract has successfully generated vast national interest, welcoming Italian..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate, share

EUR/USD Rallies on Risk Appetite, ECB Policy Outlook


"EUR/USD rallied today on risk appetite and the outlook for an interest rate increase by the European Central Bank. Traders’ sentiment improved after Chinese Pr..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 18:04
Taggar: bank, market, rate

GBP Higher After BOE?s McCafferty Urges Rate Hike


"Sterling rose to a two-week high Tuesday after comments from Bank of England policymaker Ian McCafferty that the central bank should not delay in raising interest rates again. “We shouldn’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 15:59
Taggar: bank, rate

Remitano Becomes Latest Crypto Company to Introduce BCH Support


"Remitano, an escrowed peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency marketplace and remittance services providers, has recently integrated support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) across its platform. Remitano currently op..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 17:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate, trading

Trade Spat Fallout To Direct Markets


"Monday April 9: Five things the markets are talking about This week, the Fed and the European Central Bank (ECB) release minutes of their latest meetings, and China reports import, export (Friday) and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 12:38
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate, report

PR: Decentralized Mobile Game Platform BGX Launches ICO


"One of the most anticipated token crowdsales is coming this May. BGX - a multi-functional financial platform that will bring the entire economy of mobile games into the age of decentralized effectiven..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-09 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, financial, market, rate

Bitcoin in Brief Sunday: Stablecoin v Stablecoin


"Today?s Bitcoin in Brief provides some leisurely Sunday reading for anyone who has a life to live outside of crypto. We curate the best stories from the past 24 hours and condense them into a daily di..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-08 06:30
Taggar: bitcoin, oil, rate

These Are the Best Performing Cryptocurrencies of 2018


"Picking a winner in this year?s crypto markets has been a tough task. With assets deprecated across the board, even the best performing coins are in the red. To put it more accurately then, these are..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-08 03:00
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currencies, market, profit, rate

Trade War Anxiety and NFP Miss Sink US dollar


"The US dollar is mixed against major pairs after the U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) headline jobs number failed to meet expectations. The US added 103,000 jobs short of the 193,000 jobs forecast. Wage g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 21:41
Taggar: dollar, rate

Canadian Jobs Boost CAD, NFP miss hurts Dollar


"Strong Canadian Payrolls The Canadian economy added a net +32.3k jobs in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, all of which were in the full-time category. Market expectations were for a net gain of +..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 15:05
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

U.S. Jobs Day but That?s Been Overshadowed by Re-escalating Trade Tensions


"Forecasters anticipate the U.S. March labor market data will show creation of almost 200K jobs, a further small dip in the unemployment rate, and a pickup of hourly wage earnings growth. Share prices..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 14:16
Taggar: employment, market, rate, share

Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash Plans a 32 MB Hard Fork


"This week the Bitcoin ABC developers officially announced the much anticipated Bitcoin Cash network hard fork on May 15. In addition to the statement from the development team, the codebase for the cl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-06 11:50
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Weather Hits UK Services in March


"Key findings: Modest upturns in business activity and new work Employment growth slips to three-month low Strong rate of input cost inflation continues in March IHS Markit / CIPS UK Services PMI March..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 16:18
Taggar: employment, employment growth, inflation, rate

Eurozone Manufacturing and Services Growth Slows


"Key findings: Final Eurozone Composite Output Index: 55.2 (Flash: 55.3, February Final: 57.1) Final Eurozone Services Business Activity Index: 54.9 (Flash: 55.0, February Final: 56.2) March saw eurozo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 16:15
Taggar: rate

New Karate Combat League Arena Features Bitcoin Symbol


"Just recently the web portal Karate.com owned and operated by a company called Karate Combat launched a professional combat league. The new league is meant to promote fighters from all around the worl..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 09:59
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Verge Is Forced to Fork After Suffering a 51% Attack


"Verge, a ?privacy coin? famed for the zealotry of its community, has fallen prey to a 51% attack. A malevolent miner gained majority control of the network hashrate, a feat that makes it possible for..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-05 08:50
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

National Bank of Romania


"Following back-to-back quarter percentage point hikes in Romania’s monetary policy rate, now 2.25%, during January and February, central bank officials left the rate unchanged at today’s r..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 19:43
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Standing Lending Facility Rate at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been cut 25 basis points to 8.50%. By keeping the Standing Deposit Facility rate unchanged at 7.25%, the range between them has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 18:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

RBA Leaves Rates Unchanged


"Australia’s central bank left interest rates at record lows on Tuesday, the longest stretch without a change in almost three decades, and looked set to extend this period of “masterful ina..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 15:43
Taggar: bank, rate

Canadian Manufacturing Rises in March and Purchasing Accelerates


"The pace of growth in the Canadian manufacturing sector firmed in March as output accelerated and new orders climbed, while purchasing activity rose at the fastest clip in almost seven years, data sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 17:02
Taggar: rate

Ethereum Developers Advocate Anti-ASIC Fork and Hard Cap on Supply


"Ethereum?s Github has recently seen several significant proposals made for development. On April 1st, Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, proposed the introduction of a hard fork on the supply of ET..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 01:02
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Crypto History Part 1: 400 Million Billion Billion, Beer, and a Murderous Plot


"The history of our benefactor ? cryptography ? is one filled with intrigue, drama, religion, statecraft, tinkerers, amazing minds, and so much more. In the first of a series, News.Bitcoin.com examines..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-01 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Antigua and Barbuda to Set Up a Cryptocurrency Exchange


"The government of Antigua and Barbuda has decided to set up a cryptocurrency exchange. Authorities in St. John’s want to generate revenue for the nation?s treasury and place the country ?on the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-01 01:29
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Russians Owe 13% Tax on Their Crypto Incomes


"Russian citizens are expected to pay 13 percent tax on their crypto-related incomes. Amendments to the tax code are currently being prepared. The exact rates should be confirmed by the end of the year..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 19:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate, report

March and First Quarter 2018 in Figures


"March was a difficult month for equities, largely because of Fed tightening, U.S.-inspired geopolitical uncertainty, and trade war fears. Nevertheless, U.S. share price losses in the first quarter of..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-31 17:56
Taggar: rate, share

Next Week


"Holiday Closures: Many markets will remain shut on Easter Monday such as France, Italy, Germany, the U.K., Spain, Switzerland, New Zealand, Australia, and Hong Kong. The Ching Ming Festival will be ce..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 19:59
Taggar: market, rate

Winner-Turned-Loser ICON Tanks 40 Percent as Crypto Markets Falter


"It's been a bad week for the wider cryptocurrency market, and one token alone in the top 25 by market cap has registered moderate gains. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 16:40
Taggar: currency, market, rate

Not Dead: There?s Good Reason to Be Long on Bitcoin


"With western Christianity set to celebrate the basis of its theology this weekend, bitcoiners the world over might be showing up to churches in droves, hoping one resurrection might lead to another. T..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, rate

Capital Markets in April, 2018


"For the best part of 24-months, equity markets have rallied steadily, matching the longest winning streak ever without a correction. That period ended abruptly in February when global stock indices tu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 11:36
Taggar: market, rate

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit Re-Emerges Amid Insurance Controversy


"Cryptocurrency exchange Youbit has reportedly re-emerged after a series of hacks and a bankruptcy filing, amid an insurance claim controversy and civil lawsuits. The exchange continues to operate afte..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 10:00
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, report

Czech National Bank


"Czech monetary policy underwent important modifications in 2017. At an extraordinary session on April 6, officials ended a 3-1/2 year experiment with an asymmetric exchange rate target to prevent the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 18:35
Taggar: rate

Fed?s Ideal Inflation Measure Rises, Claims at 45 Year Low


"The personal consumption expenditures price index rose +1.8% in February from a year earlier, an increase last matched 12-months ago. The rise in annual inflation, which comes after the inflation rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 14:55
Taggar: consumption, inflation, price index, rate

Canadian Multinational Bank BMO Blocks Cryptocurrency Transactions


"Like taxi drivers attacking Uber or candle makers trying to block out the sun, another bank has taken a stand against bitcoin. BMO is apparently trying to protect its clients from themselves by taking..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 14:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Can the Lightning Network Avoid Going Corporate?


"As startups developing bitcoin's Lightning Network start pushing the tech forward, some wonder whether it'll be taken over by corporate interests. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Five Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan Throw in the Towel


"Five cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan are closing after their operators reportedly withdrew their applications with the Japanese financial regulator to operate crypto exchanges. They are in the proce..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 00:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate, report

Judge Backs FTC Asset Freeze in Crypto Fraud Case


"U.S. Magistrate Lurana Snow has recommended that a preliminary injunction be enforced against four alleged scammers. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 23:20
Taggar: rate

Steven Seagal Karate Chops Bitcoiin ICO Goodbye


"Celebrity endorsements of ICOs are a great way for projects to get mainstream media exposure and might appear to be a risk-free way for the stars to get some tokens. However, if a specific ICO, or the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 22:40
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

South African Reserve Bank Cuts Interest Rate for First time in Eight Months


"By a narrow 4-3 vote, the Monetary Policy Committee cut South Africa’s repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5%. The first move of this easing was made in July 2017, and today’s reduction was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 18:21
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of Thailand?s Interest Rate Again Held at 1.50%


"A sole dissenting vote in favor of raising the Thai central bank interest rate to 1.75% was outgunned by a 6-vote majority of the Monetary Policy Committee that preferred leaving the rate at 1.5%. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 17:58
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Another 48 hours


"Another 48 hours The previous 48 hours have been all-encompassing as Forex desks are dealing with a combination of month/quarter end flows, bloodletting in equity and rates,  amidst a massive wave of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 01:44
Taggar: dollar, forex, market, rate

Hungarian National Bank


"Monetary policy settings were not changed by Hungary’s monetary council. The Base Rate remains at at 0.90%, its level since a 15 basis point cut in May 2016. The overnight deposit rate stays at..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 17:12
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

OPEC and Russia Working on Long Term Energy Deal


"OPEC and Russia are working on a long-term deal to cooperate on oil supply curbs that could extend controls over world oil supplies by major exporters for many years to come. Saudi Crown Prince Mohamm..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 16:50
Taggar: oil, rate

US Dollar Falls as Trade War Anxiety Triggers Flight to Safety


"The US currency is weaker against all major pairs as US tariffs targeting China were announced. The USD was trading higher on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by 25 basis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 22:25
Taggar: currency, point, rate, trading

Central Bank of Russia


"The Board of Directors of the Russia’s central bank lowered the one-week repo rate another notch to 7.25% from 7.5% and served further notice in a released statement that they intend to “c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-23 16:56
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

PR: Auctus Integrating Bancor Protocol? to Provide Continuous Liquidity for AUC Token Holders


"Auctus, the world?s first blockchain based retirement plan platform, has entered a collaboration with Bancor to provide continuous liquidity for its token holders. By integrating the Bancor Protocol?..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Bank of England


"The surprising element is the latest monetary policy review was not that the Bank Rate was left at 0.5% or that no change was made to the stock of bank holdings of gilts and corporate bond purchases..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:30
Taggar: bank, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Despite Sharp Retail Sales


"The British pound has headed lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4091, down 0.36% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales impressed with a st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:23
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"Filipino officials didn’t tighten their monetary stance at the latest review but left the door open to such a move in the future. The overnight reverse repo rate and lending rate have been at 3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:18
Taggar: point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s seven-day reverse repo rate was last changed in September 2017 when such was sliced 25 basis points to 4.25%. The March monthly review kept it there as well as retaining the deposit..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:02
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan)


"At the end of the latest policy review, Taiwanese monetary officials retained a 1.375% discount rate. It’s been at that level since four consecutive cuts of 12.5 basis points from September 2015..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:54
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bank of England (BoE) Keeps Rates on Hold Hints At Lift Going Forward


"The chances of a May rise in interest rates have increased sharply after two members of the Bank of England?s monetary policy committee voted for an immediate hike in borrowing costs. Sterling rose on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:53
Taggar: bank, foreign exchange, point, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Cash Rate Remains 1.75%


"Seven consecutive cuts in the Official Cash Rate between June 2015 and November 2016 halved such to 1.75%, and a statement following the latest policy review opines that the stance is likely to remain..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 17:47
Taggar: bank, rate

University Student Gang ?Breaking Bad? Jailed For Dealing $1M+ in Drugs for Bitcoin


"The fall of the Silk Road marketplace continues to reverberate around the world, this week leading to a number of university students going to jail for many years. The young men have been found guilty..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 15:14
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

BoE to Follow in the Footsteps of the Fed?


"Investors Anxious About Pace of Tightening and Trade Wars US futures are coming under pressure once again ahead of the open on Thursday, as investors continue to display an anxiety about the path of i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 12:37
Taggar: announcement, rate

Strategies for Producing Case Studies


"Generally a kid’s composition homework would include a couple of paragraphs. You would have to, however, compose an illustration within the exact same analogy of the 2nd sentence. Constantly che..."

Blog: Forex Project
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 09:22
Taggar: rate

Central Bank of Brazil Extends Declining Rate Cycle


"The Brazilian Selic rate was reduced by an additional 25 basis points to 6.50%, extending its cumulative drop to 775 basis points during the last year and a half. Inflation is below 3% and the target..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 04:04
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Bitcoin Trade Drops in India Amid Uncertainty and Clampdown


"Regulatory pressures and a broadening bank clampdown have seriously affected cryptocurrency exchanges in India. Their representatives claim bitcoin trading has dropped as much as 90 percent in the las..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 21:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

EUR/USD Climbs After FOMC Keeps Dot Plot Unchanged


"EUR/USD jumped today following the policy announcement by the Federal Open Market Committee. While the FOMC raised interest rates, as was widely expected, it retained its dot..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 21:34
Taggar: announcement, bull, dollar, market, point, rate

US Fed Raises Rate by 25 Basis Points as Expected


"Interest rates are going up again, thanks to a well-telegraphed Federal Reserve move Wednesday. Central bankers, led by Jerome Powell in his first meeting as chairman, approved the widely expected qua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 21:13
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Will BoE Lay the Foundations For May Rate Hike?


"Guidance Key in BoE Minutes on Thursday Brexit, trade wars, slow economic growth and heightened tensions with Russia, what kind of central bank would consider raising interest rates when the country i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 18:56
Taggar: bank, rate

FOMC Preview


"Although government offices in Washington have been closed today due to a winter storm, the FOMC is meeting and will release a statement and updated macroeconomic and interest rate forecasts at 18:00..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 17:52
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Colombia


"Colombia’s monetary policy interest rate was left unchanged at 4.5%. It had been reduced by 25 basis points this past January and before that by 25 bps in December 2016, February 2017, March 201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 17:13
Taggar: point, rate

Global Stocks Fall Ahead of Fed Rate Hike


"World shares fell on Wednesday and the dollar eased off three-week highs as markets awaited a likely increase in U.S. interest rates and guidance on how many more to expect for this year. Markets were..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 15:58
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, report, share, shares

UK Wages Rose at 2 Year High Pace


"Higher interest rates from the Bank of England have moved a decisive step closer after the latest official figures showed earnings growing at their fastest rate in more than two years. The latest snap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 15:52
Taggar: bank, employment, market, rate

Markets Flat Ahead of Fed Announcement


"US Rate Hike Priced in, Economic Projections Key US futures are currently pointing to a flat open on Wednesday as we await the latest economic projections from the Federal Reserve, which is likely to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 14:18
Taggar: point, rate

DAX Steady Ahead of Fed Rate Announcement


"The DAX index has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is trading at 12,327, up 0.16% on the day. It’s a quiet day on the economic front, with just one indicator, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-21 13:18
Taggar: rate, trading

Live FX Market Analysis ? 20 March 2018 (Video)


"In this weeks FX webinar, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the week’s key talking points, including the US Federal Reserve interest rate decision – including new economic projec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 18:49
Taggar: announcement, bank, market, point, rate

Deepening Trade War Concerns


"The Fed’s two-day policy review starts today. The first post-meeting press conference of the Jay Powell era and a likely 25-basis point interest rate hike  are tomorrow, and investors are anxiou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 14:38
Taggar: point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Subdued, Wholesale Sales Next


"The Canadian dollar is unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.3083, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, Canadian Wholesale Sales is expected to improve to 0.1%. Fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 14:05
Taggar: dollar, indicators, rate, trading

Sterling Strong Despite Weaker Inflation


"Tuesday March 20: Five things the markets are talking about European stocks trade mixed despite a U.S tech equity selloff fading and as the market turns its attention to this week?s Fed rate decision..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 12:25
Taggar: dollar, market, rate

PR: ChronoBase Will Run a Token Pre-Sale to Protect Your Watch with a Blockchain Technology


"The world's first decentralized luxury watch database ? ChronoBase ? announces its token pre-sale, which will start on March 27th. Thanks to this database, the owners of luxury watches will be able to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, manufacture, rate

Some of Bitcoin?s Earliest Adopters Find it Difficult to ?Cash Out?


"The price of BTC had increased in value significantly over the years, reaching $19,600 at its highest peak – and the exchange rate rests at $8,500 today. This is a stark contrast to just over a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 09:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

European Brokerage Adds Cryptocurrency CFDs for 24/7 Trading


"Robomarkets, a brokerage that operates in the European markets, has added access to trading CFDs based on cryptocurrencies for its clients. Some of the most popular cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 04:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, mastercard, rate, trading

Chilean Policy Rate Left at 2.5%


"The Central Bank of Chile’s Board voted unanimously to keep its 2.5% monetary policy interest rate. It reached that level in May 2017 after the last of four 25-basis point cuts that year. A stat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 00:18
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

14 Thai Banks Back Blockchain Platform to Digitize Contracts


"Fourteen Thai banks will cooperate in the Thailand Blockchain Community Initiative, which will digitize letters of guarantee on a shared blockchain. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 23:50
Taggar: bank, rate, share

Expect the Fed to Dial up on Rates


"Monday March 19: Five things the markets are talking about This week, the FOMC (Mar 21), the Bank of England and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Mar 22) will announce their monetary policy decisions..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 12:57
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Monero Miners In Uproar After Panic Algorithm Change Due to ASICs Coming Online


"Bitmain has found itself in a war with words with the monero community over the release of its latest cryptocurrency miner, the Cryptonight-capable X3. The unit is being offered at a discounted rate t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 04:59
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

BTC Prices Below $8K Could Spell Disaster for Bitcoin Miners


"According to a study conducted by Wall Street analyst, Tom Lee?s agency, Fundstrat, BTC prices below the $8K range make it awfully difficult for miners to gain revenue. Lee details that at a global av..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-18 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

New York Power Companies Can Now Raise Rates for Bitcoin Miners


"The state of New York may be a difficult place to set up a mining venture in the region as lawmakers have ruled that power companies can raise their electricity rates if miners choose to use the state..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 21:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Thailand to Pass Two New Cryptocurrency Laws


"Thai regulators have reportedly agreed to enact two separate laws on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. They will regulate crypto businesses, the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies, as we..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, rate, report

PR: COO of Bitcoin.com Joins a Top-Rated Smart Contract Based iGaming Project Truegame.io


"Truegame is about to reintroduce innovative new iGaming concepts the likes of which have never been seen before, with a unique smart contract-enabled platform. To fully develop this innovative twist t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Post-Cable Network Cheddar Launches TV Show ?Crypto Craze?


"On March 15 the post-cable network Cheddar announced it will be broadcasting a thirty-minute show about cryptocurrencies called ‘Crypto Craze.’ The show will explore investment strategies..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 04:55
Taggar: bitcoin, cable, currencies, investment, rate

The ?Mt Gox Whale? Explains His Crypto-Selling Strategy


"On March 17 the Mt Gox bankruptcy trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi revealed some critical information about how he’s been selling the BTC and BCH he has in his possession. The news may comfort those wh..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-17 00:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, market, rate

US Fed and BoE to Guide Markets


"The US dollar is mixed against major pairs ahead of the March Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. The Fed is expected to deliver its fist interest rate lift under Chair Jerome Powell. The Fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 22:01
Taggar: dollar, market, rate

Next Week


"Central Banks: A scheduled FOMC meeting dominates the coming week. Newly minted Chairman Powell will preside over his first post-meeting press conference, and a 25-basis point interest rate hike is wi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 20:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

EUR/USD Declines for Third Day as Markets Prepare for Fed Hike


"EUR/USD fell for the third day in a row despite turmoil in the US government. The dollar got some support from today’s macroeconomic reports, which were good f..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 17:58
Taggar: dollar, oil, rate, report

US Housing Starts Fell in February


"U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in February as a plunge in the construction of multi-family housing units offset a second straight monthly increase in single-family projects. Housing starts..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 15:23
Taggar: rate

Slovenian City Unveils World?s First Public Bitcoin Monument


"The Slovenian city of Kranj has inaugurated what it claims to be the world?s first public Bitcoin monument. A roundabout in Slovenia?s fourth largest city now hosts a large ?B? in the center that conn..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-16 00:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

EUR/USD Drops on US Data, Fed Policy Outlook


"EUR/USD dropped for the second day today, basically erasing gains caused by the previous two-day rally. One of the reasons for the drop was good US data. Anothe..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 22:20
Taggar: rate

Central Bank of Norway


"Although the Executive Board of Norges Bank left the policy interest rate at 0.50%, it released a less dovish statement that moved up the likely first interest rate hike from next next autumn to the s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 18:27
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Swiss National Bank Keeps Negative 0.75% Interest Rate


"In mid-January 2015, the Swiss National Bank discontinued its intervention-enforced minimum exchange rate target of 1.2000 per euro but at the same time lowered the sight deposit target by a half perc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 17:16
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Decred Sets Its Sights on Decentralization in 2018


"In 2015, Bitcoin developers Jake Yocom-Piatt and David Collins were getting frustrated with Bitcoin. The way they saw it, although Bitcoin started off as a decentralized system, over time, miners a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 16:51
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, rate, trading

Thursday March 15: Five things the markets are talking about


"Euro stocks are better bid despite an uncertain Asian session as the market assesses the implications of the latest personnel changes at the White House. In currencies, the NOK (?9.4980) rallies +0.7%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 12:40
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, rate

Congressional Hearings: We Must Distinguish Digital Commodities From ICOs


"On March 14, 2018, the House Financial Committee held a hearing entitled ?Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.? This was the first hearing in which members of the U.S. Congress, specific..."

Washington Post Adds Support for Brave Browser, Basic Attention Token


"The Brave browser and its Basic Attention Token (BAT) just added another verified mainstream publisher to its list of partners.According to original posts on Reddit, the Washington Post recently in..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 20:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, share

Circumstantial Evidence Suggests Trump Wants Dollar to Weaken


"As private citizen, presidential candidate, and president of the United States, Donald Trump has embraced the usefulness of commercial protectionism, that is the imposition of tariffs and other barrie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 19:04
Taggar: rate

Op Ed: FinCEN Policy Positions Offer Murky Guidance for ICOs


"The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) appears to be taking steps to eliminate some of the ambiguity surrounding the status of ICOs as money services businesses (MSBs). On March 6, 2018..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 18:29
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, point, rate, report, share

Central Bank of Iceland


"Sedlabanki’s Monetary Policy Committee, meeting just five weeks after the last policy review, decided to leave Iceland’s seven-day time deposit rate at 4.25%, the level since a 50-basis po..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 17:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, margin, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank policy rate was sliced today to 3.25% from 3.50%. The rate previously had been reduced by 275 basis points during the final 8 months of 2013, by 150 bps in 2014, 350 bps in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 17:09
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Playboy Plans to Integrate Multi-Cryptocurrency Wallet


"On March 14, the adult industry leader Playboy Enterprises announced the integration of cryptocurrency payments starting with its Playboy TV web portal. According to the announcement, customers will b..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 01:40
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currency, rate

New York Legislator Proposes BitLicense Alternative for Cryptocurrency Users


"New York State Assembly legislator Ron Kim (D-40) has unveiled a bill that intends to protect cryptocurrency investors and ease the bureaucratic burden on crypto-related businesses. It?s the first..."

Bitmain Explores More Sites for Bitcoin Mining Expansion


"Having already expanded its China-based ASIC chip manufacturing into Switzerland and Canada, Bitmain is looking to add a facility to the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.According to c..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 16:26
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, consumption, currency, investment, rate, report, share

Cryptocurrency Mining at Home Heats Up With Eco-Friendly Miner


"Proof of Work (PoW) mining operations, like Bitcoin and Ethereum, use a tremendous amount of energy and generate a tremendous amount of waste heat. Qarnot is one of a number of growing companies th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 15:33
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, profit, rate

EUR/USD Jumps After CPI Report


"EUR/USD traded in a range for the most part of the current trading session but jumped after the release of the US inflation report. While the CPI data..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 15:32
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate, report, trading

Weaker Yen in Early Tuesday Trading


"Ahead of the release of U.S. consumer price data, the yen has dropped 0.8% against the dollar to a near 2-week low and 3-week low versus the euro. Japanese producer prices and its tertiary index were..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 15:24
Taggar: dollar, rate

U.S CPI As Expected, Four U.S Rate Hikes Questioned


"U.S consumer prices rose moderately last month, at a slightly slower pace than in January. The consumer-price index rose +0.2% in February after rising a seasonally adjusted +0.5% in January. Ex-food..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 14:53
Taggar: market, price index, rate

CFTC Moves to Cement Authority Over Crypto Fraud Cases


"The CFTC cited a U.S. district judge's recent ruling that cryptocurrencies are commodities to show standing in a separate fraud case it is pursuing."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 03:30
Taggar: currencies, rate

Dutch Finance Minister Advises Government on Cryptocurrency


"In a six-page letter to the Dutch senate and house, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra has outlined his concerns over the rapid and dramatic growth in cryptocurrencies.Hoekstra emphasized that there h..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 20:07
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, market, point, rate

Blockchain Technology Talk is Largely Nonsense


"Every so often, corporate business blushes its latest fad speak. Disruptive. Paradigm shift. 2.0, 3.0. Game changer. For about half a decade now, blockchain technology has been the phrasing du jure am..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 16:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Markets Buoyed By Jobs Data and US Tariff Update


"US equity markets are on course to open around half a percentage point higher on Monday, adding to Friday?s gains which came following an encouraging jobs report for February. The numbers we saw on Fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 13:23
Taggar: market, point, rate, report

PR: DIWtoken.com Proposes the Creation of a Global, Blockchain-Based Network to End Online Fraud and Data Breaches


"DIWtoken.com wishes to achieve global data and service exchange security via the introduction of a global digital network running on blockchain technology. To materialise its aspiring project, DIW ann..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, share

Week in Review: ?Defining? Moments in Cryptocurrencies


"While Japan has been cracking down more on cryptocurrency exchanges recently, we see the state of Wyoming opening things up to make the state more attractive to the technology. At the same time, th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-10 16:01
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, market, rate, spread

Canada Adds 15,000 Jobs in February


"The economy added 15,400 net new jobs last month and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.8 per cent — but the gains were due to a surge in part-time work that offset a heavy decline in full-ti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:41
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

US Stocks Open Higher After Strong US Employment Numbers


"Wall Street was set to open higher on Friday after payrolls data showed strong job additions in February, but a slowdown in wage growth pointed to a gradual rise in inflation, tempering expectations o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:38
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Fed?s Evans Still Concerns About Low US Inflation


"Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans told CNBC on Friday he’s still nervous about continued low inflation and would prefer to “wait a little longer” than the March meeting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 16:37
Taggar: bank, financial, inflation, market, rate

U.S and Canada Payrolls Strong


"Non-farm payroll (NFP) U.S payrolls rose a seasonally adjusted +313k last month, while the unemployment rate held steady atop of its five month consecutive low of +4.1%. Note: Market expectations were..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 15:50
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Russians Think Bitcoin Makes a Great Present


"Cryptocurrency is gaining popularity in Russia as a good idea for a gift. According to a new survey, more and more Russians believe cryptos, like bitcoin, would make their girlfriends and wives happy..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-09 10:34
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Japanese Conglomerate GMO Mined Over 200 Bitcoins In 2018 So Far


"GMO Internet has released a monthly report on its mining business for February 2018, revealing that the company has mined over 200 bitcoins during this year so far. GMO has also mined over 300 Bitcoin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 19:32
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

Crypto Industry Should Self Regulate, Says CFTC Commissioner


"CFTC commissioner Brian Quintenz reiterated his position on Wednesday that the crypto industry should establish a self-regulatory organization. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 17:45
Taggar: rate

ECB Drops Easing Bias, EUR Climbs


"As expected by many, the European Central Bank (ECB) have held rates steady, but tweaked some of the language at its monetary policy decision. The EUR (?1.2423) has rallied after the ECB dropped its e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 15:13
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Wallet Provider Bread Adds Bitcoin Cash Support for Apple Devices


"This week the popular wallet provider Bread (BRD – formally Bread Wallet) announced the release of its new update  ? fully integrated bitcoin cash (BCH) support. Now Bread users can claim, send..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 14:50
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Dips Ahead of ECB Rate Decision


"The euro has edged lower in the Thursday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.2376, down 0.28% on the day. On the release front, German Factory Orders declined 3.9%, weaker than the estimate of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 13:12
Taggar: rate, trading

Bithumb Launching Kiosks at Restaurants for Food Orders and Crypto Payments in Korea


"Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is entering the retail kiosk business to accelerate crypto adoption in the country. These order-taking and payment facilitating kiosks will be placed in restaurants and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 01:28
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Ex-Trump Chief Strategist Bannon: Cryptocurrencies Make Central Banks Redundant


"Bitcoin has always been considered by its staunch supporters a tool to bring about personal financial freedom from government control and censorship as well as taxation via inflation. As such, most po..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 00:36
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, inflation, rate

Ex-Trump Adviser Bannon Says Cryptocurrency Will Bring 'True Freedom'


"Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist and right-wing firebrand, is now touting the liberating potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 21:00
Taggar: currency, rate

Bank of Canada Keeps Rate Unchanged Mentions Trade Uncertainty


"The Bank of Canada did what was expected of it on Wednesday, opting not to change its benchmark interest rate from its current level of 1.25 per cent. But in a statement, it seemed to hint at concern..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 18:45
Taggar: bank, rate

PBoC's Yao: Chinese Digital Currency Should Be Crypto-Inspired


"Yao Qian, digital currency research director at PBoC thinks a central bank digital currency should incorporate some features of cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 06:01
Taggar: bank, currency, rate

Japan?s SBI Holdings Claims 40% Stake in Hardware Wallet Company


"This week the Japanese financial services management group SBI Holdings has announced that it has acquired 40 percent of the Taiwanese digital currency hardware wallet startup Coolbitx. Over the past..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 20:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Korean Messaging Giant Kakao to Launch Blockchain Subsidiary


"South Korean internet giant Kakao, which owns the popular messaging app Kakao Talk, is reportedly moving to integrate blockchain in its business."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 14:00
Taggar: rate, report

GMO Has Mined Millions of Dollars in Bitcoin Already


"The crypto mine launched by Japanese IT firm GMO Internet has generated more than $3 million in revenue over the past three months."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 06:05
Taggar: rate

Korea?s Mandatory Crypto Real-Name System Neglected ? 19% Conversion Rate


"South Korea?s real-name system for cryptocurrency trading has been enforced for over a month, but most accounts have not been converted to the new system. Banks are still not converting accounts for m..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 03:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, rate, trading

PR: Paytomat Will Run a Token Sale to Bring Cryptocurrencies to Your Next Door Cafe and Grocery Store


"Paytomat Will Run a Token Sale to Bring Cryptocurrencies to Your Next Door Cafe and Grocery Store Having successfully integrated with over a hundred of point-of-sales in Ukraine, Paytomat will be hold..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, point, rate

Trump Warns Canada and Mexico About NAFTA Renegotiation and Tariffs


"Donald Trump stepped up his threats to impose tariffs on Monday, declaring that Canada and Mexico will be affected by his planned import tariffs on steel and aluminium unless they agree to renegotiate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 19:10
Taggar: rate

Kaliningrad Offers Tax Breaks to Attract Bitcoiners


"Crypto regulations have not been adopted in Russia yet, but a string of words and deeds suggests that Moscow may take full advantage of the ?phenomenon? in order to uphold national interests. Ideas an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 16:25
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

24-Year-Old Sent to Prison for Selling Bitcoin Without Asking for ID


"US law agencies can celebrate another success in their tireless crusade to stop ‘unlicensed money transmitting’ in the land of the free. The latest victory is sending a 24-year old crime k..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 11:28
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, trading

PR: Rate3 Wants to Empower a Truly Global Payment and E-Commerce Network by Making It Fair, Transparent and Cheap


"SINGAPORE - Rate3 aims to create a new global e-commerce ecosystem that ties consumers, merchants, suppliers and other intermediaries together with a native cryptocurrency that facilitates all transac..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-04 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, financial, rate

Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates 2 Million Wallets Created


"This week our company is proud to say that two million Bitcoin.com Wallets have been created since its release just seven months ago. The multi-currency wallet allows users to store Bitcoin Cash (BCH)..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-03 06:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

UK Auto Industry at Risk if no Brexit Deal is Reached


"Failing to strike a Brexit deal would put “hundreds of thousands” of jobs in the car industry at risk, MPs have said. The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee said continued..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 15:24
Taggar: rate

PR: Trading Platform RobotsCrypto Is a New Promising Project on the Blockchain Which Really Deserves Your Attention!


"Cryptocurrency has recently taken global attention seriously, and the areas of its application are expanding every day. Through constant rate adjustments, many, especially small players, started to ex..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, market, rate, trading

$9 Million a Day Is Lost in Cryptocurrency Scams


"In the time it takes you to read this sentence, $850 will have been lost to cryptocurrency scams. In the time it takes to complete this article, that figure will have risen to $17,000. Phishing; fraud..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-02 08:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

PR: Bitcoin Exchanges: Please Help Your Users Claim BCP and BCPC as Soon as Possible


"Since coin claiming began at 09:00 GMT on 12 January 2018, the number of people registered at the Bitcoin Parallel website has skyrocketed. In order to maintain the Bitcoin Parallel Ecosystem, the Bit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"A fourth sharp central bank interest rate hike since late October was been engineered in Ukraine. It’s size like the one last October 26th and a second move in mid-December was by 100 basis poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 19:34
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Over 100 Firms Seek Licenses to Operate Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan


"There are over 100 companies reportedly waiting for the Japanese Financial Services Agency to approve their registrations to operate cryptocurrency exchanges. While only 16 exchanges are fully license..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 18:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate, report

Goldilocks and the three equity bears.


"Goldilocks and the three equity bears. The Goldilocks economy and global equity investors mojo are under threat from the emergence of three bearish narratives. Federal Reserve Chairman Powell erred to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 03:07
Taggar: bear, economy, gold, rate

Fresh Data to Consider


"In addition to yesterday’s testimony by Fed Chairman Powell, which if anything raised the odds of more than three interest rate hikes in 2018, investors today have a slew of data releases on thi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 19:24
Taggar: rate

New ?Sovereign? Cryptocurrency Will Be Legal Tender in the Marshall Islands


"The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean with a population of about 50,000, is poised to become the first sovereign nation to issu..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 17:14
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, market, oil, point, rate

Porsche and XAIN Testing IoT, AI, Blockchain Technology Solutions for Smart Cars


"Porsche is currently testing in-car blockchain applications. The company announced that it will be the the first major carmaker to implement and successfully test blockchain technology in a car.?We..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 17:03
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, leverage, manufacture, rate

Fed?s Door Ajar for Four Fed hikes


"Wednesday February 28: Five things the markets are talking about U.S interest rates and the dollar have moved higher after the new Fed Chair, Jerome Powell, noted in his first public outing on the ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 13:10
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, rate

Op Ed: Why Millennials Migrate to Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency in Droves


"Millennials welcome new industry dynamics, but they have their own motivations for supporting the ascendancy of open-source, decentralized blockchains, many of which are unique to trends common for..."

Central Bank of Hungary


"At Magyar Nemzeti Bank, the Base Rate has been at 0.90% since a 15-basis point cut in May 2016, and the overnight deposit rate has been at minus 0.15% since a 10-basis point cut in September 2017. The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 21:05
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of Israel


"Although Israel’s central bank interest rate has been only 0.10% since a 15-basis point reduction in February 2015 and a combined three percentage points of rate cuts over the prior four years..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 20:48
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Bank of Korea


"South Korea’s seven-day repo rate had been at 1.25% from June 2016 until a 25-basis point increase three months ago, which was the first hike since 2011. A unanimous vote kept the rate at 1.5% i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 20:36
Taggar: point, rate

Cryptomining Malware Fuels Most Remote Code Execution Attacks: Study


"Malware attacks continue to garner a great deal of attention in the tech world. Short for ?malicious software,? its intent is to damage or disable computers and computer systems.Now researchers fro..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 18:59
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, leverage, profit, rate

Justice Dept Looks to Develop ?Cryptocurrency Strategy?


"Over the past few months, the U.S. government and its special agencies have been ramping up their efforts to try to regulate bitcoin and digital currencies. This week the Justice Department?s Deputy A..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 18:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate

Powell Sees Gradual Rate Hikes Amid Strong U.S. Growth Outlook


"Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank can continue gradually raising interest rates as the outlook for growth remains strong, and the recent bout of financial volatility shouldn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 16:03
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, rate

Op-Ed: The Potentially Fatal Flaw of Open-Source Blockchain Protocols


"The most important question to ask any decentralized blockchain protocol is: ?How do you protect your protocol from ?incumbent? companies?? While many emerging protocols promise disintermediated co..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 15:33
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, market, point, profit, rate, share, spread

Traders Cautious Ahead of Powell Testimony


"Powell Appearance Eyed For Interest Rate Clues US futures are slightly in the red ahead of the open on Tuesday as traders adopt a cautious approach ahead of Jerome Powell?s first appearance as Chairma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 13:44
Taggar: bank, financial, rate

Trump Administration Working on 'Comprehensive Strategy' for Crypto


"A senior U.S. official said Tuesday that the government is looking into creating a "comprehensive strategy" around cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 00:15
Taggar: currencies, rate

Circle Leaps Into Exchange Business With Poloniex Acquisition


"Circle, a mobile payment app company backed by Goldman Sachs, has announced it is buying U.S.-regulated cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex Inc. ? a move that will transform Boston-based Circle into o..."

US Stock Market Higher in Anticipation of Fed Chair Testimony


"U.S. stocks rose sharply on Monday, led by gains across sectors as investors bet that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will stick to a gradual rate-hike approach despite indications that inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 20:41
Taggar: inflation, rate

Op Ed: What Do We Mean When We Talk About the "Blockchain Ecosystem??


"Ethereum has just announced its Ethereum Community Fund (ECF) grant program, an initiative launched by a collection of major players in the Ethereum world that is designed to accelerate the develop..."

Chinese E-Commerce Giant JD.com Launches Blockchain Accelerator


"Chinese e-commerce company JD.com, a member of the Fortune Global 500 headquartered in Beijing, is launching AI Catapult Accelerator (AICA), an accelerator program designed to unlock the transforma..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 19:27
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate

People Who Don?t Understand Cryptocurrency Should Probably Stop Writing About It


"It?s only February, but the award for most inaccurate cryptocurrency article of the year is already in the bag. The Financial Post, which bills itself as ?Canada’s most trusted source of financi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 12:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, financial news, rate

Venezuela May Move to Limit New Crypto Exchange Launches


"In the wake of its petro launch, Venezuela may still limit the number of crypto exchanges permitted to operate in the country, sources say."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 05:00
Taggar: rate

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM’s Jonny Hart discuss the week’s notable events in financial markets including a new first for cryptocurrencies and three major central banks p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 22:22
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, financial, inflation, loonie, market, rate

Riot Blockchain Gets Hit by Another Shareholder Lawsuit


"After changing its name to Riot Blockchain in October to include the word ?blockchain,? the public company watched its stock skyrocket from $8 a share to more than $38 during a cryptocurrency rally..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 15:47
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, manufacture, rate, report, share, shares

Week in Review for February 23, 2018: Sidechains, Stings and Venezuela


"In the past week, news from Venezuela was at the forefront, where crypto mining is way up due to cheap electricity. But their stab at launching their own crypto, the Petro, is not looking like a gr..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-24 01:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, inflation, manufacture, oil, point, profit, rate

Bringing Renewable Energy to the World Using Blockchain Technology


"Modern energy services are vital to human well-being and to a country?s economic development, yet according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), globally 1.2 billion people lack access to elec..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 18:29
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, profit, rate

Nokia Launches Blockchain-Powered IoT Sensing as a Service for Smart Cities


"Nokia is launching a set of services, based on Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, and blockchain technologies, for economically and environmentally sustainable ?smart cities.?In the emerging..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 16:58
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, market, rate, share

Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 Is Released: Here?s What?s New


"Today marks the official release of Bitcoin Core 0.16.0, the 16th generation of Bitcoin?s original software client launched by Satoshi Nakamoto a little over nine years ago. Overseen by Bitcoin Cor..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 23:19
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Tezos Foundation Reorganizes, Gevers Steps Down


"After months of infighting between the organizers of Tezos, a blockchain project currently in development, and the Tezos Foundation, a Swiss nonprofit that controls the project?s pursestrings, the..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 21:53
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, profit, rate, report, share

Venezuela?s On-and-Off Love Affair With Cryptocurrency Mining: It?s Complicated


"If you want to see first hand how cryptocurrency functions in a market outside of speculative investing, right now, Venezuela is an interesting place to look.?Venezuela could become a case study re..."

Too Many Rate Hikes Could Harm Economy


"Central bankers need to be careful not to increase interest rates too quickly this year because that could slow the economy too much, St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard told CNBC on Thu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 17:08
Taggar: bank, bull, economy, rate

Dollar maintains its firmer tone


"Thursday February 22: Five things the markets are talking about Yesterday’s FOMC minutes suggest that the Fed is on track with its previously stated plan to continue raising interest rates this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 13:44
Taggar: market, rate

India Teams with Canadian Blockchain Institute for Digital Economy Push


"India's tech industry is working with Canada's Blockchain Research Institute to integrate blockchain into Indian businesses and government."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 11:00
Taggar: rate

FOMC Minutes


"Minutes from the last Federal Open Market Committee on January 30-31, which also was the last one of the Janet Yellen era, note that economic growth in 2018 appears likely to be somewhat faster than i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 22:19
Taggar: market, rate

EUR/USD Rebounds Sharply After FOMC Minutes


"EUR/USD was moving lower for the most part of the current trading session but jumped sharply following the release of the Federal Open Market Committee policy minute..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 21:38
Taggar: economy, market, rate, trading

This Upstart Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Making Inroads in Canada


"Cryptocurrency and precious metals exchange Coinsquare is taking steps toward its goal of leading the cryptocurrency exchange market in Canada. On February 20, 2018, it announced a new partnership..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 21:02
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, forex, gold, investment, market, rate, share, trading

PR: Bitcoin Holders, Please Claim Your BCP and BCPC, as They Will Be on Exchanges Soon


"The mainchain energy coin BCP and the sidechain clearance coin BCPC belongs to Bitcoin?s Parallel Ecosystem. All Bitcoin holders of BTC chain at the block height 507,000 on January 30th 2018 have the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

GBP/JPY ? Bearish Breakout Ahead of Jobs Data and BoE


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks to Core Finance about the recent bearish break in GBPJPY and whether it signals more pain ahead. He also previews the UK jobs data and Bank of England inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 18:59
Taggar: bank, bear, finance, inflation, market, rate, report

Venezuela Launches ?Petros? Cryptocurrency Amid Growing Skepticism


"With crushing debt and a starving population, the Maduro government in Venezuela is launching what it says is the world's first sovereign cryptocurrency.The cryptocurrency is designed to bypass U.S..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 18:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, inflation, market, oil, rate, trading

US Home Sales Fell in January


"U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell for a second straight month in January, weighed down by a persistent shortage of houses that is pushing up prices and keeping first-time buyers out of the market. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 17:13
Taggar: home sales, market, rate

USD Higher Ahead of Minutes


"The dollar rose to its highest level in a week on Wednesday and world stocks fell for the third day as investors braced for minutes from the Fed?s last policy meeting to see if they would herald more..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 16:44
Taggar: dollar, rate

Eurozone Growth Cools Down But Remains Steady


"Eurozone business activity continued to rise at a steep pace in February, albeit with the rate of expansion cooling from the near 12-year high recorded in January. Price pressures and employment growt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 16:42
Taggar: employment, employment growth, rate

Antminer S5 Disrupts T-Mobile Broadband Network


"The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has demanded that a New York City resident turn off his bitcoin mining hardware after it was discovered that his Antminer S5 was interfering with a bro..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 22:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

PR: Smart Contract Platform Fabric Token Raises More Than $1 Million in Less Than a Day After ICO Open


"Fabric Token (FT), a New Token Developed on Ethereum, Aims to Provide a Way for Anyone to Create and Deploy Their Very Own Smart Contracts or Decentralized Applications (DAPPs). The FABRIC TOKEN ECOS..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Wyoming House Unanimously Approves Two Pro-Blockchain Bills


"In a watershed moment for United States blockchain and cryptocurrency law, Wyoming?s House of Representatives unanimously voted ?aye? to pass two blockchain bills ? HB 70 the ?utility token bill? a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 16:42
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, investment, market, rate, share

NASA, ESA Considering Innovative Applications of Blockchain Technology


"NASA and other space agencies, such as the European Space Agency (ESA), are considering potential applications of blockchain technology to space missions and internal operations.According to a NASA..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 16:33
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Crypto Index Fund Bitwise Delivers 45% Return in First Two Months


"These days more players on Wall Street are adopting bitcoin as a new vehicle that can potentially deliver amazing growth opportunities, and traditional investors are reaping the benefits. An index fun..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 16:25
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Dollar and Oil Up But Almost Everything Else Down


"Most markets with the notable exceptions of China and Taiwan are back open for business. Share prices are lower, with drops of 1.0% in Japan, 1.1% in South Korea, and 0.5% in Hong Kong. Morgan Stanley..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 15:52
Taggar: market, rate, share

Bitcoiner Faces Charges After Selling BTC to an Undercover Cop


"On February 9, 2018, officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security, arrested Morgan Rockcoons (aka ?Morgan Rockwell? or..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 22:04
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, manufacture, oil, profit, rate

The ICO Scam Train Arrives in Sweden ? Meet ?Starflow?


"ICO scams can take many forms. There are phishing scams, perpetrated by impostors. There are the straight-up take-your-money-and-run exit scams. And there are the pointless ICO scams which will rob in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 19:04
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate

HashChain Technology Acquires Blockchain Company NODE40


"HashChain Technology Inc. (HashChain) has acquired the blockchain technology company NODE40 for $8 million USD and 3,144,134 common shares of stock in HashChain (TSXV: KASH) (OTCQB: HSSHF).HashChai..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 18:21
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report, share, shares

Op-ed: How Decentralized Protocols Are Threatening Traditional Business Models


"Corporates, suits and CEOs of traditional companies beware: decentralized protocols powered by blockchain technology are redefining your traditional business models, and you should be worried. Busi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 17:03
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, margin, market, oil, profit, rate, share, shares, spread

Sidechains: Why These Researchers Think They Solved a Key Piece of the Puzzle


"New blockchains are born all the time. Bitcoin was the lone blockchain for years, but now there are hundreds. The problem is, if you want to use the features offered on another blockchain, you have..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 14:12
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, point, rate, share, shares, spread

Multi-Asset Edge Wallet Goes Live with Bitcoin Cash


"2018 might be a breakout year for cryptocurrency wallets. The Bitcoin.com wallet is set to reach 2,000,000 downloads soon and has integrated Shapeshift into its platform. More recently, San Diego-base..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 12:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Still Bullish on the Ringgit ( Stephen Innes APAC head of trading Radio interview with BFM Radio Kuala Lumpur )


"Stephen gives us his insights on the equity, bond, currency and commodity markets. He also shares his views on trading strategies especially during this Lunar New Year   BFM Radio"

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 06:07
Taggar: currency, market, rate, share, shares, trading

Trading Tip `The Wall´ ? Drop Tokens That Suffer From Overtokenization


"It’s said that 90% of all startups fail, and that we should expect nothing more from ICOs. 10% success rate is still overly optimistic for ICOs, but perhaps not for the reason you may think. You..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-18 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, trading

OANDA Weekly Podcast With Jazz FM


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jonny Hart talk about the key market events from the past week including the US inflation data and what it means for interest rates this year. They also discuss t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-18 14:54
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Crypto Trading in 2018: New Strategies, Bigger Crowds and Diminishing Returns


"The cryptocurrency landscape has changed significantly over the past 12 months. Gone are the guaranteed returns of 5x, 10x or greater on ICOs, as a growing number of investors clamor for a piece of th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-17 01:21
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, profit, rate, trading

Swiss Regulator Gives Clear Guidelines for Launching ICOs


"On February 16, 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA put the world on notice by being the first major economy to set out clear guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs). I..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 23:20
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, economy, financial, market, rate

Dollar Regains Ground Ahead of Fed Minutes


"Higher US inflation fails to spark dollar revival The US dollar depreciated across the board versus major pairs despite consumer prices rising more than expected. Inflation anxiety had triggered a sel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 22:15
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, rate

Decentralized Exchanges Stake Their Claim in the Cryptocurrency Ecosystem


"The cryptocurrency ecosystem has continued to take some major hits lately, causing many investors and holders to rethink the way they trade their crypto assets. Several high profile cryptocurrency..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 22:11
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, market, point, rate, trading, visa

SEC Suspends Trading of 3 Penny Stocks With Tenuous Ties to Cryptocurrency, Blockchain


"Today, February 16, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a press release announcing trading suspension of three companies that acquired AAA-rated assets from ?a subsidiary of a..."

No Change Made in Sri Lankan Monetary Policy Stance


"The Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s standing deposit facility rate and standing lending facility rate have been at 7.25% and 8.75% since an increase of 50 basis points in July 2016. That was the sec..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 17:46
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Japanese Crypto Associations Merging to Restore Trust Across the Industry


"Japan’s two cryptocurrency associations have reportedly decided to merge in order to restore trust in the industry and accelerate self-imposed rules. Once approved by the Japanese financial regu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 13:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate, report

'Hundreds' of Crypto Miners Said to Be Descending on Quebec


"Hydro-Quebec may charge an industry-specific rate to crypto mining farms to deal with overwhelming demand for Quebec's cheap energy resources. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 05:40
Taggar: rate

GPU Shortage Hinders Scientific Research ? Cryptocurrency Miners Blamed


"After gamers, scientists have now raised the alarm about the deficit of video cards caused by excessive demand in the crypto mining industry. Researchers trying to pick up radio signals from stars and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-16 05:01
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, manufacture, rate, report

Japan?s GMO to Launch BTC, BCH Cloud Mining Service in August


"Japanese technology conglomerate GMO Internet is about to launch a new cloud offering for mining BTC and BCH. If you have at least $5 million that you want to invest in such a venture, and don’t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 23:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Dollar and Relative Inflation


"One theory of long-term exchange rate determination known as Purchasing Power Parity stipulates that currency movements have a tendency eventually to offset variations in relative inflation rates, suc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 22:13
Taggar: currency, inflation, rate

US Homebuilder Confidence Remains High in February


"Tax cuts are still making homebuilders feel better, even as mortgage rates rise to the highest level in more than four years. Builder confidence was unchanged in February from the prior month, remaini..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 18:02
Taggar: market, rate

Bank Indonesia Keeps Policy Stance on Hold


"The 7-day reverse repo rate, the deposit rate and the overnight lending facility rate were retained at 4.25%, 3.5%, and 5.0%, respectively, at the February monthly meeting of Bank Indonesia’s Bo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 17:06
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

U.S Producer Prices Rise in January


"U.S. producer prices accelerated in January, boosted by strong gains in the cost of gasoline and healthcare, offering more evidence that inflation pressures were building up. The report came on the he..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 16:15
Taggar: inflation, price index, rate, report

Strong Inflation but Weak Sales Will Keep Fed on Rate Hike Path


"Bond yields rose and stocks slumped after an unexpected rise in consumer inflation to its fastest pace in a year, making it more likely the Fed will raise interest rates three or more times this year..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 20:35
Taggar: inflation, rate, retail sales

Swedish Riksbank Keeps Repo Rate at Negative 0.50%


"Four months after lowering Sweden’s repo rate to an unprecedented level of zero percent in October 2014, Executive Board members embraced the negative interest rate tool, cutting the repo four t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:32
Taggar: rate

Fundamentals Remain Positive Despite Sell-Off


"Despite the recent fluctuations and concern about major corrections in global equity markets, Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda, says fundamentals, like corporate earnings, remain positive..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:21
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, report

Bank of Thailand


"Thailand’s central bank policy interest rate has been at 1.5% since 25-basis point cuts in March and April of 2015. Monetary Policy Committee members decided to keep it at this pro-growth, accom..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:12
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Significant Data Reports


"Japanese real GDP expanded only 0.5% at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate last quarter, the weakest pace in eight quarters and down from 2.2% in 3Q and 2.5% in 2Q17. GDP still grew faster (1.6%) i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 15:56
Taggar: rate

PR: Community Choice Gives Power to Backers ? KICKICO Announces Community Choice Function


"MOSCOW - as a first in a series of major new initiatives, KICKICO, bringing DAO into the ICO landscape, is announcing the launch of Community Choice, an ambitious new function that will give the crypt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

U.S. Corporate Customers Barred From Bitfinex?s Margin Markets


"Multiple concerned U.S. corporate customers of Bitfinex have posted on Reddit after discovering that they were unable to access the exchange’s margin trading services. Although Bitfinex has prev..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 03:55
Taggar: bitcoin, margin, market, rate, trading

Yale Economists Says US Economy ?Accident Waiting to Happen?


"The inflation-adjusted U.S. savings rate could soon go to zero, creating a long-term concern for the health of the economy, a Yale economist said. “Given this deficit spending, our savings rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 21:16
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Dubai Issues License to Cryptocurrency Firm


"The largest free economic zone in the UAE, with zero percent personal and corporate income tax, has started issuing licenses to firms trading cryptocurrencies. The first license has been issued to a g..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 21:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, gold, rate, trading

Credit Suisse Sees 10 Year Bond Breaking 3.05%


"A major trigger of last week’s market sell-off was the steady but unrelenting climb in U.S. Treasury yields, which indicated higher borrowing costs, impending interest rate rises and generally b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 20:25
Taggar: analysis, bear, market, rate, technical analysis

US Stocks Fall Ahead of Inflation and Retail Sales Data


"U.S. stock indexes fell on Tuesday, undoing two strong days of gains that have settled some investor nerves ahead of a crucial reading on inflation. Strong U.S. consumer price and retail sales data on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 20:22
Taggar: inflation, rate, retail sales

Swap BTC and BCH with the Bitcoin.com Wallet?s New Shapeshift API


"Bitcoin.com, the premier source for all things Bitcoin, is pleased to announce that our development team has integrated the Shapeshift.io tool within the Bitcoin.com Wallet so users can shift between..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 19:56
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

UK Inflation Remained at 3% in January


"UK inflation stuck at its highest level for almost six years last month, continuing the squeeze on household budgets. The consumer prices index (CPI) held steady at 3% in January for the second month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 17:36
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

Blockchain Startup Po.et Nabs Former Washington Post VP as Its New CEO


"Po.et, a blockchain startup that allows content creators to create time-stamped titles for their written, visual and audio work, has announced Jarrod Dicker, who has held positions at the Washingto..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 17:34
Taggar: bitcoin, leverage, rate, share

Cryptocurrency Exchange?s $170 Million Nano Coin Loss Sparks Outrage


"On Friday, February 9, 2018, Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail announced that ?internal checks revealed unauthorized transactions which led to a 17 million Nano [XRB] shortfall, an amount fo..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 14:58
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, oil, rate, report, trading

Space Decentral: Using Blockchain Tech to Democratize Space


"Renowned scientist Stephen Hawking recently called for a concerted effort to launch humans into space saying:?To leave Earth demands a concerted global approach, everyone should join in. We need to..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 14:53
Taggar: bitcoin, leverage, rate, share

Comcast VC Arm Embarks on 'Aggressive' Blockchain Investing Plan


"The VC arm of cable giant Comcast has formed a team to explore the number of ways it might profit from strategic blockchain investment."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 11:00
Taggar: cable, investment, profit, rate

The Electrum Personal Server Will Give Users the Full Node Security They Need


"The Electrum Personal Server promises a resource-efficient, secure and private way to use bitcoin with hardware and software wallets, connected to full nodes. Developed by open-source programmer Ch..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 22:21
Taggar: bitcoin, economy, gold, market, rate

Morgan Stanley Sees Market Bouncing Back From Current Setback


"A Morgan Stanley strategist thinks equities can surge more than 14 percent from their current levels despite their recent sharp pullback. Michael Wilson, equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, said in a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 22:09
Taggar: bull, rate

A 25-Basis Point Cut in the Bank of Russia?s Main Interest Rate to 7.5%


"During calendar 2017, a combination of three 50-basis point central bank interest rate reductions including one in December and three other cuts of 25 basis points lowered the rate to 7.75% from 10.0%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 21:05
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Vermont Lawyer Warns of Legal Complications Ahead for Cryptocurrency Miners


"Are miners ? the nodes on a blockchain that process transactions ? partners in a company? And, if they are deemed partners, and a cryptocurrency project collapses leaving coin holders holding the b..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 17:38
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, profit, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Unchanged as Investors Search for Cues


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2609, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on Canadian employment indicators, with t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 15:15
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, rate, trading

FX and Equities Brace for a Bumpy Week


"Monday February 12: Five things the markets are talking about Investors are bracing for another bumpy ride this week after market volatility has returned with a vengeance, delivering the biggest rout..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 13:33
Taggar: market, rate

PR: ITT ? Here to Discover, Decipher and Deliver Actionable Crypto Trading Alerts for All


"Introducing Intelligent Trading Technologies (ITT), an innovative platform created to assist crypto enthusiasts of all skill levels navigate the alluring yet perilous waters of the crypto world. Acces..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, point, rate, trading

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Who Influenced Assange & Snowden Dead at 70


"John Perry Barlow is dead. Your unacknowledged soulmate, he was what everyone would call an internet pioneer, understanding early cyberspace?s potential. During his varied and colorful life, he collec..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-11 12:03
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Law to Legalize Crypto Mining Introduced in Armenia


"Armenia may soon follow in the footsteps of countries like Belarus in regards to crypto regulation. Newly proposed legislation provides the basis for legalizing and regulating cryptocurrency mining in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-10 15:34
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

New Reports Shine a Spotlight on Tether?s Legal Status


"Rarely a week passes when Tether, the company responsible for issuing the USD-pegged cryptocurrency of the same, isn?t in the news. In the last 24 hours, two separate reports into the status of Tether..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-10 11:29
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report

Reserve Bank of Peru


"In each of the last three years, Peruvian CPI inflation has hovered in the lower half of the 1-3% target, and such was at 1.25% last month with a 2.0% underlying core rate. Economic growth is expandin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 21:30
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

US Wholesale Inventories Grew in December


"U.S. wholesale inventories grew at a faster rate than expected in December, though still slower than the month before. The Commerce Department’s survey of wholesalers’ inventories increase..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:41
Taggar: rate

Canadian Job Market Shrank by 88,000 Positions in January


"The Canadian economy shed a surprising 88,000 jobs in January, with the losses concentrated in part-time work, Statistics Canada reported Friday. The drop in employment ? the biggest one-month slide i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:38
Taggar: economy, employment, point, rate, report

UK Trade Deficit Grew in December


"A rise in oil prices and higher imports contributed to a widening of the UK’s goods trade deficit in December. The gap between exports and imports rose to £13.6bn, the Office for National Statis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 18:35
Taggar: oil, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie flash plummets on weaker jobs report


"Canada Jan Net Jobs -88,000 From Dec Canada Jan Net Jobs Forecast At +10,000 Canada Jan Full-Time Jobs +49,000; Part-Time -137,000 Canada Jan Avg Hourly Wages +3.3% From Year Ago Canada Labor Force -7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 15:40
Taggar: employment, rate

USD/CAD -Canadian Dollar in Holding Pattern Ahead of Key Job Reports


"The Canadian dollar has ticked higher in the Friday session. Currently, the pair is trading at 1.2609, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, the focus is on Canadian employment indicators, with t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 14:15
Taggar: dollar, employment, indicators, market, rate, trading

Russia?s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto


"Russia’s largest bank, the state-controlled Sberbank, has reiterated that it is not mining cryptocurrencies. However, the bank says that it has often caught its employees crypto mining using the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 01:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, rate

US Dollar Surges Amidst Volatility


"BoE Signals Higher Interest Rates in the UK The US dollar had its strongest week against major currency pairs in twelve months. Even as the United States is suffering a bout of political uncertainty t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-09 00:11
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, rate

Bank of Mexico Tightens


"Mexico’s overnight interbank facility rate was lifted again, this time by 25 basis points to 7.5%. Today’s action is the twelfth increase dating back to December 2015, prior to which the p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 22:20
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank of England


"As had been expected, the Monetary Policy Committee by unanimous consent did not change policy settings. The Bank Rate has been 0.50% since being doubled three months ago in a move that reversed the 2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino overnight reserve repo rate was left at 3.0%. It’s been at that level since early June 2016 when the central bank monetary board abandoned a point target of 4% and adopted a 3-4% ta..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:23
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s policy interest rate was left at 3.5%. The last and only reduction of 2017 was implemented in October and a half percentage point in size. There had been previous cuts of  275 basis poi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 21:13
Taggar: point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as BoE Hints at Rate Increase


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3919, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 19:26
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, trading

Weiss Ratings Defends its Decision to Give Bitcoin Only a C+ Grade


"Wall Street is known for being a cut throat place where shrewd business people play as tough as possible in order to make gains or their destroy opponents. However, the crypto ecosystem can be at time..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 10:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand


"New Zealand’s Official Cash Rate was left at 1.75%. In seven increments of 25 basis points, such was halved between June 2015 and November 2016 and has been at 1.75% fifteen  months. A released..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 08:16
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of Brazil


"Brazilian monetary officials lowered the Selic interest rate by a total of 625 basis points in 2017, but the reduction of 50 basis points in December had been the smallest cut. After meeting this week..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 04:31
Taggar: point, rate

Did treason is committed by the 47 GOP Senators, defy the Logan Act with Iran correspondence


"There is an assortment of strategies presenting the article within the APA format. The issue merely the best way to compose an essay has an easy solution you might be needed to remember each of the in..."

Blog: Forex Project
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 01:01
Taggar: rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as BoE Hints at Rate Increase


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3919, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 00:25
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, trading

Reserve Bank of India


"India’s Monetary Policy Committee maintained its existing rate structure including a 6.0% repo rate after its first scheduled review of 2018. It did this despite a 5.2% inflation rate at end-201..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:32
Taggar: inflation, rate

Central Bank of Iceland


"The Monetary Policy Committee at Sedlabanki kept Iceland’s seven-day term deposit rate at 4.25%, its level since a 25-basis point cut in October 2017 that culminated four moves totaling 125 basi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:20
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Romania


"NBR Board members agreed to a second straight monthly monetary policy rate hike of 25 basis points to 2.25%. The moves in January and now February represent a directional shift. The rate had been redu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:12
Taggar: consumption, point, rate

National Bank of Poland


"The Monetary Policy Council at Narodowy Bank Polski agreed to leave interest rates unchanged at this week’s policy review. Since March 2015, a 1.5% reference rate has been flanked by by a 0.5% d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 22:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Are BoE Interest Rate Expectations Too Bullish?


"BoE to Release New Economic Forecasts Alongside Rate Decision The Bank of England holds its first monetary policy meeting of the year this week, after which it will release the quarterly inflation rep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 19:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate, report

How to Publish a Statement Article ? Declaration Paper Methods with Personalized Instance Article


"There are lots of other potential explanations for why a Mac can run slowly. If your Mac is badly damaged, or you need a fast sale, then getting a degree rate from Apple, Amazon, or a different firm m..."

Blog: Forex Project
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 09:27
Taggar: rate

The European Commission Loves Blockchain?s Transparency ? Except for When It Doesn?t


"Government officials can?t seem to make their minds up about bitcoin. Politicians like the underlying technology, they are prone to insist, but aren?t sure about the cryptocurrency itself, which is us..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 04:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Most Crypto Traders in South Korea Remain Anonymous Despite Regulations


"Most cryptocurrency investors in South Korea remain anonymous without moving their accounts to the government-mandated real-name system. So far, less than 10% of crypto traders have converted their vi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 02:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate

US President Trump to Give Infrastructure Details on Monday


"U.S. President Donald Trump plans to unveil details of his long-awaited plan to generate at least $1.5 trillion in infrastructure improvements over 10 years next Monday, a White House official said on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 19:33
Taggar: rate

Bitcoin.com Wallet Added to Bitpay?s List of Payment Protocol Support


"This past November the largest bitcoin payment processor worldwide, Bitpay, announced the company?s move to integrate a process called BIP-70, otherwise known as the Payment Protocol, into the Bitpay..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 17:37
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

PR: Viola.Ai Wins Investor Award at d10e ICO Pitching Competition at Cayman Islands


"SINGAPORE - Selected for Investors Award out of 16 other ICOs, the world?s first Blockchain & A.I. driven marketplace from dating, courtship to marriage, Viola.AI celebrates the 3rd place win at..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Jerome Powell Starts Fed Chair Position Facing High Volatility


"On day one, markets are already putting Fed Chair Jerome Powell to the test. Market volatility, largely absent until last week, picked up in the final days of Janet Yellen’s tenure, with interes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 23:36
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Morgan Stanley Says Inflation Anxiety Putting Pressure on Stocks


"Don’t expect stocks to rebound if inflation anxiety continues, according to Morgan Stanley. With price fears egging on Treasury rates, equities could be in for a disappointing few months as inve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 23:35
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

U.S. Economy Strengthened Relative to Euroland?s in January


"The ISM’s U.S. non-manufacturing purchasing managers index jumped 3.9 points to a 31-month high of 59.9 in January. Orders and jobs growth accelerated sharply. Production and inflation also pick..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 22:11
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

US Futures Add to Friday?s Losses


"Wall Street Poised For Sharp Losses Again on Monday US futures are trading back in the red again on Monday, adding to substantial declines seen on Friday when higher interest rate and inflation expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 15:00
Taggar: inflation, rate, trading

Bitcoin Futures? Future: Slow, Measured, No Mom and Pop Investors


"Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Chairman and CEO Terry Duffy explained in a recent interview how the decision to list bitcoin futures in the last quarter of 2017 wasn?t made as a result of light or..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 08:34
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, rate

Ukrainian Law May Separate Mining from Cryptocurrencies


"Ukrainian legislators should separate the regulation of crypto mining from the legal status of cryptocurrencies. The new approach was proposed by the chairman of an important parliamentary committee w..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan on the Crypto Radar


"Several Central Asian countries have taken steps to embrace cryptos one way or another. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan are some of the less conspicuous former Soviet republics, but now they ar..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-04 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Japan?s Leading Low-Cost Airline Clarifies Plan to Accept Bitcoin


"Japan’s leading low-cost airline, Peach Aviation, has been working to implement a bitcoin payment system. Recently, there were reports that the company may be rethinking its bitcoin strategy fol..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-04 00:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report

South Korea Discusses Cryptocurrency Policies With China?s Central Bank


"The South Korean Minister of Strategy and Finance has met with the governor of the People’s Bank of China to discuss and share economic policies including cryptocurrency countermeasures. While C..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-03 16:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, finance, rate, share, trading

Central Bank of Chile


"There were four Chilean central bank interest rate cuts in 2017, each by 25 basis points and all done by May. The key rate has been at 2.5%, and officials unanimously decided to it there at the first..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 20:04
Taggar: bank, point, rate

By the numbers: U.S January NFP fallout


"Non-farm payrolls: +200k vs. +148k prev. Private payrolls: +196k vs. prev. +146k) Manufacturing payrolls: +15k vs. prev. +25k Unemployment rate: +4.1% vs. prev. +4.1% Average hourly earnings: +0.34% m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 15:59
Taggar: employment, rate

Leaked Document Appears to Show NSA Infiltrated Cryptos, Tor, VPN


"A photograph posted on imageboard 4chan appears to show a leaked 21 August 2017 memorandum from the US Army Cyber Protection Brigade. The document alludes to the US Army teaming with the National Secu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

What to look for in U.S payrolls (NFP)


"Friday February 2: Five things the markets are talking about The U.S labor department is expected to report that 2018 has kicked off with a pickup in hiring. Market consensus is looking for non-farm p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 13:42
Taggar: employment, market, rate, report

OANDA Weekly Podcast


"  A look back at the Business week with Jonny Hart from the Jazz FM Business Breakfast and OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam. Talking points include Craig’s “moment of the week”..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-02 00:37
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, point, rate

Czech National Bank Raises its Interest Rates a Third Time


"Following earlier increases of 20 basis points last August and 25 bps in November, the Czech two-week repo rate has been increased another 25 basis  points to 0.75%. The Lombard rate becomes 1.50% ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 22:46
Taggar: point, rate

U.S.-Minus-Euroland PMI Spread Narrowed in January


"The differential between the ISM’s U.S. manufacturing purchasing managers index and the IHS-compiled PMI for the euro area had roughly doubled in December to -4.0 but then was cut by half to -2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 20:50
Taggar: rate

Markets Update: Bears Claw Cryptocurrency Prices Down to New Lows


"Cryptocurrency markets are suffering from new lows on the first of February as nearly every digital asset is down 3-20 percent. Since the last week of December 2017, bitcoin core (BTC/USD) markets are..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 20:30
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currency, market, rate

US Productivity Falls in Q4 Missing 1 Percent Gain Estimate


"U.S. worker productivity unexpectedly fell in the fourth quarter, the first decline since early 2016 and an indication that it be difficult to boost annual economic growth to 3 percent on a sustainabl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 18:12
Taggar: rate

Dollar Support Lukewarm, despite Fed?s ?Hawkish-hold?


"Thursday February 1: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have kicked off the new month mostly in the ‘black’ as capital market participants have decided that the outl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 13:57
Taggar: market, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Strong GDP and Persistent USD Weakness


"The Canadian dollar is higher on Wednesday after the economy accelerated its growth in November. Canadian GDP is posted monthly and showed a gain of 0.4 percent in November. The Canadian economy start..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 21:11
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, rate

Fed Expected to Leave Rates Unchanged in Last Yellen Meeting


"The Federal Reserve may sound a bit more hawkish as Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s tenure comes to an end. Yellen was presiding over her final meeting, and the Fed’s post-meeting statement will..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 20:28
Taggar: rate

ADP Jobs Report Beats Expectations Sets Stage for NFP on Friday


"The new year got off to a strong start for job creation, with businesses adding 234,000 in January, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics. Economists surveyed by Reuters..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 20:24
Taggar: rate, report

Canadian GDP Rose 0.4 in November


"The Canadian economy accelerated in November by the most in six months, with activity broad-based across a number of sectors including manufacturing and keeping the Bank of Canada on track to raise in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 20:21
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

FOMC Preview


"Seven weeks have passed since the last FOMC meeting when the federal funds rate target range was hiked by 25 basis points for the fourth time since December 2016. The range then became 1.25 – 1..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 19:59
Taggar: point, rate

Bitcoin Transaction Fees Are Pretty Low Right Now: Here's Why


"The relatively high transaction fees on the Bitcoin network were a major topic of conversation last year, but these fees have been plummeting so far in 2018. According to data from CoinMetrics, bit..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 18:38
Taggar: bitcoin, cable, dollar, market, point, rate

Fed Statement Eyed In Yellen?s Final Meeting


"US Markets Bounce Back From Tuesday?s Month-End Sell-Off US equity markets are seen opening a little higher on Wednesday, reversing part of Tuesday?s declines ahead of the first Federal Reserve intere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 15:02
Taggar: announcement, market, rate, us market

Fed Could Signal Changes to Outlook


"Wednesday January 31: Five things the markets are talking about Month-end USD sales and event risk of today’s Fed’s interest rate decision (2 pm EDT) have seen a dramatic pick-up in realiz..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 13:40
Taggar: market, rate

PR: All Crypto ? Friendly Venues Are Finally Listed in One App ? CryptoFind


"CryptoFind App by GRAFT Blockchain discovers nearby venues that accept cryptocurrencies as payment. Basically, it's a self-spreading network, linking crypto-savvy buyers and merchants. For the very fi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, spread

Coincheck to Repay Hack Victims? XEM Balances at 81 U.S. Cents Each


"Major Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced that it will reimburse the accounts of the 260,000 customers who lost XEM tokens in a recent hack at a rate of roughly 81 U.S. cents per..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 18:52
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

Hyperledger Releases Sawtooth 1.0


"Hyperledger is a collaborative cross-industry effort to advance blockchain technology that is hosted by The Linux Foundation. Today, January 30, 2018, sees the release of Sawtooth 1.0, the second a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 17:34
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, consumption, rate

Dollar Diddles for the Middle as Stocks see Red


"Tuesday January 30: Five things the markets are talking about Are surging sovereign interest rates testing individual’s appetite for equities at elevated valuations or is it just another buying..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 13:31
Taggar: market, rate

Dollar Bears Yield to higher interest rates


"Dollar Bears  Yield to higher interest rates There has been a pause for thought in the bearish dollar trend after an enigmatic spike in US Treasury yields yesterday sent dollar bears heading for shelt..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 02:08
Taggar: bear, dollar, fx market, market, rate

Hong Kong?Based Investment Firm Acquires Pioneering Bitcoin Exchange BTCC


"BTCC is exiting the Chinese market to focus on making digital currencies accessible to everyone globally. This acquisition by a Hong Kong?based blockchain investment fund is a milestone for BTCC an..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 19:51
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, investment, market, rate, share

Following Massive Cryptocurrency Hack, Coincheck Pledges to Improve Operations, Refund Losses


"Following one of the largest hacks in the history of cryptocurrency, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has announced that it will comply with an order from Japan?s Financial Services Agenc..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 17:05
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, rate, report

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose in December While Saving Rate Dipped


"U.S. consumer spending rose at a solid pace in December after an upwardly revised advance a month earlier as shoppers splurged during the holiday season. While incomes also rose, the saving rate fell..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 15:39
Taggar: economy, rate

The song remains the same


"The song remains the same We ended last week singing a very familiar tune with US equities putting in another strong performance, helped by more positive corporate earnings reports, while the USD weak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 02:32
Taggar: market, rate, report

Latest Zcash Ceremony Used Chernobyl Nuclear Waste


"Zcash's latest private Powers of Tau ceremony used nuclear waste in a small aircraft to generate random code, helping to ensure the network's privacy."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-28 13:21
Taggar: rate

PR: Mycelium Wallet Partners with Changelly Exchange


"Changelly, an instant cryptocurrency exchange, has partnered with Mycelium, one of the most reliable and prominent Bitcoin wallets that now goes global with multicurrency support and integrates Change..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-28 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Bitcoin Cash Supporters Prepare for the Network?s Next Six Months


"It’s been six months since the inception of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, and the decentralized currency?s infrastructure continues to grow. Over the past week, there?s been many new announcem..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-28 05:29
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currency, rate

Energy Company Hydro-Quebec Looks to Attract Bitcoin Miners


"Hydro-Quebéc (HQ) is a public utility that manages the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Quebec, Canada, but it finds itself in a position of generating more power than it..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 22:07
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, consumption, financial, gold, rate

Bitcoin 2018 Price Projection Using Monte Carlo Random Walks: ~50,000 USD


"Using the Monte Carlo statistical projection method, combined with what are known as random walks, Xoel López Barata developed some pretty fun bitcoin price scenarios for the end of this year. His pro..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 09:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Coinbase's GDAX Links Up With Trading Software Provider


"CoinBase has partnered with Trading Technologies to integrate bitcoin spot and bitcoin derivatives trading. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-26 09:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, trading

Indian Government Turns Fiat Currency War on to Cryptocurrencies


"The cryptocurrency marketplace in India is facing a siege from multiple parts of the government as several incidents amount to a buildup of the Narendra Modi?led government?s actions on regulating..."

Pilot Project Verifies Academic Credentials on the Bitcoin Blockchain


"The UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies at University College London (UCL CBT) is launching a new pilot project for blockchain-based verification of academic credentials. MSc Financial Risk Mana..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:56
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, financial, investment, leverage, rate

Bank of Norway


"The Bank of Norway kept its key policy rate steady at 0.50%, the level since a 25-basis point cut in March 2016 capped 175 basis points of easing since 2011. In a released statement, members of the ex..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:12
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank Negara Malaysia Implements First Interest Rate Hike Since May 2011


"Since Malaysia’s last interest rate increase in 2011, there had been a pair of 25-basis point cuts in July 2014 and July 2016. But growth has been picking up and is expected to exhibit continuin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 19:03
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Op-Ed: The Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings Are Laughably Bad


"In the current cryptocurrency hysteria, everyone is a level 70 blockchain wizard launching a new hedge fund.Weiss Ratings released their cryptocurrency ratings yesterday. In response, they received..."

Oil Company Wants to Sell Bitcoin ATMs to Casinos, Stock Jumps 60%


"Despite the warnings of the Israeli regulator that it won’t tolerate bitcoin to get somehow backdoor listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, public companies keep pivoting into the field. The lat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-25 06:55
Taggar: bitcoin, oil, rate

PR: 3D ? Token ICO ? Etherical Invests in the Factory 4.0


"Turin, Italy ? 3D-Token, which is running on the back of an already existing business (Politronica Srl) have launched their Initial Coin Offering in one of the most exciting and dynamic spaces on the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Dollar Reflecting an Erosion of Respect


"Viewed from a very wide angle lens, currency valuations reflect the present value of a country’s perceived future. The perceived economic potential of a nation plays a big role in this evaluatio..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 20:25
Taggar: currency, inflation, rate

US Home Sales Lower Than Expected in December


"U.S. home sales fell more than expected in December as the supply of houses on the market dropped to a record low, pushing up prices and likely sidelining some first-time buyers. The National Associat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 18:46
Taggar: home sales, market, rate

US Mortgage Applications Rise Ahead of More Rate Hikes


"Spring has sprung early in this housing market. Buyers, seeing a new trend toward higher interest rates, are rushing in before the first buds appear. Mortgage applications rose 4.5 percent last week f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 17:36
Taggar: bank, market, rate, report

International Tensions Over Trade Deepen


"Former U.S. Secretary of Treasurer Robert Rubin famously said in 1995 that a “strong dollar is in the best interest of the United States” because it promotes price stability, lowers intere..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 16:35
Taggar: dollar, rate

New Weiss Ratings for Cryptocurrencies Award No ?A?s and Score Bitcoin a C+


"Financial ratings agency Weiss has just released its much-hyped cryptocurrency review. The eagerly-anticipated report rates 74 of the most popular cryptocurrencies on the market, scoring them from A t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 00:01
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, market, rate, report

South Korea Allows Cryptocurrency Trading for Real-Name Registered Accounts


"Six Korean banks will begin allowing the simultaneous opening of accounts, deposits and withdrawals, as well as transfers of funds between these accounts and exchanges, beginning on January 30, 201..."

USD/JPY ? Yen Gains Ground as BoJ Cautiously Optimistic


"The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 110.33, down 0.46% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan maintained interest rates at -0.10% at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 21:53
Taggar: bank, rate, trade balance, trading

EdgeSecure's Paul Puey: ?Digital Security Will Take Place on the Edges?


"Security is one of the hottest topics in today?s ever-evolving digital world. A steady flow of debate continues to take place at tech forums worldwide on topics like encryption, passwords, two-fact..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 20:11
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, point, rate

Bank of Japan Stays Its Course


"The board of the Bank of Japan deliberated over two days for a combined four hours 35 minutes and arrived at the same decision as in December or October for that matter when the previous Outlook for E..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 18:51
Taggar: bank, rate

Physical Bitcoins: Our Hands-On, End-to-End Review of Opendime


"Opendime is a tiny USB flash drive that can be loaded with bitcoin by the first user and given to another user, who is, in turn, able to pass it along to a third user and so forth.The private key a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 18:16
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, point, rate

Central Banks Dictate FX Moves while Stocks Rock


"Tuesday January 23: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities have found fresh impetus for another attempt at new record highs, as investor optimism has again surged amid corporate ear..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 13:38
Taggar: market, rate

Bitflyer Launches in Europe ? Now Licensed on Three Continents


"Japan’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Bitflyer has launched in Europe after obtaining a license to operate in the European Union. The exchange currently supports BTC/EUR trading, with a plan t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 12:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, trading

Tax Loophole Closing For South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges


"The South Korean government is working on taxing cryptocurrency transactions. While the media reports that up to 24.2 percent taxes will be collected this year from crypto exchanges, the regulators sa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 09:08
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report, trading

BofA raises US Stock Market Forecasts for 2018


"Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists say this could be a record year for merger activity and corporate spending should help continue to fuel stock market gains. The strategists Tuesday raised the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 00:12
Taggar: bank, market, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Subdued Ahead of BoJ Rate Announcement


"The Japanese yen is showing little movement at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 110.83, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Jap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 19:22
Taggar: bank, rate, trading

IMF Says Trump Tax Cuts to Provide Short Lived Growth Boost


"The global economy will grow faster than expected this year and next as Donald Trump?s corporate tax cuts provide a short-term shot in the arm, despite fears over rising inequality and overheating fin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 19:09
Taggar: economy, financial, market, rate, report

Op Ed: Here?s What Paul Krugman Got Wrong in His Bitcoin Tweetstorm


"Like many other mainstream economists, Paul Krugman has long-shown a complete disdain for Bitcoin. In late 2013, he went as far as to write a piece titled ?Bitcoin Is Evil? for his column in The Ne..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 17:32
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, financial, gold, inflation, market, paypal, point, rate

Opening Hyperledger: Consortium to Create Experimental Labs for Startups


"An effort to connect startups with companies formally recognized by Hyperledger, the measure may accelerate the rate at which new ideas find traction."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 07:00
Taggar: rate

Bill Introduced to Make South Korean Officials Declare Their Crypto Investments


"A bill has been introduced in South Korea to require public officials to declare their investments in cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. This initiative follows the recent controversies within the go..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-21 15:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, investment, market, rate, trading

PR: Retail Conglomerate Launches Online Mall Accepting Only MegaX and Bitcoin Cash


"Singapore-based MegaX introduces first-of-its-kind global millennial online mall having raised USD2.5M from a token sale concluded on 16 November 2017. MegaX, a partnership between iFashion Group and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-20 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

US Regulator Sues Three Companies For Cryptocurrency Fraud


"The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed charges against three separate companies for engaging in fraudulent schemes involving cryptocurrencies. The cases include fraud and misappropria..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-20 12:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, trading

Two New Services Could Help Investors Rate Cryptocurrencies


"Increasing interest in cryptocurrencies has led to an influx of new investors. Unlike traditional markets, there are few tools that can help people make informed decisions, a situation that has alr..."

PR: Essentia.one Launch Set to Revolutionize the Way We Access the Web with Decentralization


"Essentia.one launch set to revolutionize the way we access decentralization. That?s right, this new product will change the way we access, manage and operate the new web. It was designed to simplify t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

South African Reserve Bank Repo Rate Kept at 6.75%


"The main South African central bank interest rate was reduced 25 basis points six months ago to its current 6.75% level. This move represented a directional shift. Six prior increases from June 2014 u..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 18:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

What is Ripple?


"By Shawn GordonWhat is Ripple? Technically speaking, is Ripple a cryptocurrency in the mold of Bitcoin? The short answer is probably ?no,? but that doesn?t stop it from often being lumped into that..."

Cornell IC3 Researchers Propose Solution to Bitcoin?s Multisig ?Paralysis? Problem


"Owning cryptocurrency comes with its own set of challenges. One of the biggest of those challenges is managing the private keys that enable you to spend funds. Lose your private keys, and your mone..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 16:07
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, rate, report

U.S. Federal Government Shutdown at Midnight Still Possible


"Talks to avert a U.S. fiscal shutdown at the end of today have degenerated into a 3-way circus. House Republicans passed a short-term fix that excludes DACA but enhances CHIP child support. President..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 15:08
Taggar: rate

Wall Street Creates Global Cryptocurrency Data Feed


"New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) parent Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) has announced it is creating a global cryptocurrency data feed, active by the year’s first quarter. Also read: Have Lu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 10:31
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Outcomes of Plagiarism and Its Own Charges


"You could get assignment help for composition writing also as MBA areas. Thus, we provide you a proposal term paper excellent opportunity of finding a superb private college essay with no troubles! I&..."

Blog: Forex Project
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-19 08:20
Taggar: rate

Turkish Central Bank Keeps Rate on Hold


"The Central Bank on Thursday announced its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had decided to keep short-term interest rates constant. The bank said in a statement that the one-week repo rate, also known..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 19:43
Taggar: bank, margin, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Turkish central bank interest rates were not changed at the latest policy review. The one-week repo rate has been at 8.0% since a 50-basis point increase in November 2016. And the 9.25-7.25% overnight..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 18:11
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Decentralizing the Sharing Economy With Blockchain Technology


"San Francisco?based startup Origin is creating a set of protocols that allow developers and businesses to build decentralized marketplaces on the blockchain, with a focus on the sharing economy.The..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 18:06
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, leverage, market, rate, share

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s seven-day repo rate of 4.25% since last September was again left unchanged. A released statement observes a more resilient domestic economy, including a sounder current account, low..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 18:01
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, inflation, rate

Bank of Korea


"South Korea’s central bank interest rate had been at 1.25% from June 2016 until late November of 2017 following five 25-basis point cuts in the space of 2-1/4 years. At the end of November, mone..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 17:55
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Blockstream Releases Lightning Charge, Launches Test E-Commerce Store


"Following the release of the first Bitcoin Lightning Network white paper, published in February 2015, developers have been working on Lightning Network implementations to enhance the throughput and..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 17:37
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, currency, rate

US Political Uncertainty Could Rattle Markets


"Political risk has the potential to grip the currency market in the near term, according to one foreign exchange strategist with a close eye on Washington this week. Concerns over a U.S. government sh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 17:14
Taggar: currency, foreign exchange, market, rate

Is the Oil Output Deal Working Too Well?


"When OPEC and Russia meet this weekend to review their strategy for clearing a global oil glut, they?ll face an unusual problem: it could be working just a bit too well.As their output cuts, coupled w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 14:25
Taggar: market, oil, rate

South Korean Officials Caught Trading On Insider Knowledge of Crypto Regulations


"South Korean government officials have reportedly been caught insider trading. They sold all of their cryptocurrency holdings and profited just before the regulators announced crypto regulatory measur..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 10:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, profit, rate, report, trading

Cryptocurrency Activities Will Be Legal and Tax Free in Belarus Starting in March


"The decree signed by Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko which legalizes cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings, and smart contracts, will enter into force in March. Cryptocurrency activities..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 10:06
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, trading

?Bitcoin Laundering? Study: Where Do Criminals Turn to Mask Illicit Cryptoassets?


"A recent study (PDF) from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies? Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance and blockchain analytics company Elliptic explored the ?bitcoin laundering? ecosystem. I..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 09:52
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, financial, investment, market, point, rate, report

Halong Mining and MyRig Announce Partnership


"Halong Mining and MyRig are working together to bring the new DragonMint miner from Halong to market.First announced in November 2017, the new Halong Mining DragonMint 16T miner is the result of 12..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 22:37
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, investment, manufacture, market, rate, retail sales

Hyperledger?s Behlendorf: 2018 Will Bring Breakthrough Blockchain Developments


"Brian Behlendorf is confident that 2018 will be a peak year, not only for Hyperledger ? the international consortium of companies and organizations developing open source, permissioned blockchain t..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 22:21
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, finance, rate

Fed Beige Book Review


"The Federal Reserve today released findings from its latest survey of regional economic conditions, known as the Beige Book.  It does this about two weeks prior to each of the eight scheduled FOMC mee..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 22:12
Taggar: rate, report

Qtum Forges Ahead with Development of Its x86 Virtual Machine and Expanded Network


"Qtum is on the move with the announcement of a partnership with Baofeng to begin running 50,000 full Qtum nodes and an upcoming x86 VM to support multiple languages for smart contracts.Qtum is a hy..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 19:09
Taggar: analysis, announcement, bitcoin, point, rate

Despite Regulations, One South Korean Crypto Exchange Rises to the Global Top


"Amid regulatory uncertainty, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has grown rapidly, offering 121 cryptocurrencies and over 200 trading pairs. Backed by Kakao Corp, the platform is now the large..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 18:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate, trading

Canada?s Third 25-Basis Point Central Bank Rate Hike in Six Months


"The Bank of Canada’s Monetary Policy Council raised the overnight interest rate target to 1.25% from 1.0% today, following similar moves last September and July. A released statement revised upw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Loonies Wild Ride: Bank of Canada (BoC) Hikes Rates


"The Bank of Canada has hiked overnight rates by a +25 bps to +1.25% on the strength of stellar employment data and a pickup in inflation. It can be viewed as a “dovish” hike as the BoC sig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:08
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Slightly Weaker as US Manufacturing Reports Impress


"It continues to be an uneventful week for the Japanese yen. In Wednesday’s North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 110.75, up 0.30% on the day. On the release front, Japanese Core Machiner..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 16:36
Taggar: industrial production, rate, trading

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Subdued Ahead of BoC Rate Announcement


"USD/CAD continues to trade sideways this week. In the Wednesday session, the pair is trading at 1.2444 up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, all eyes are on the Bank of Canada, which is expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 14:52
Taggar: bank, rate, report, trading

Is the Market Too Aggressive on a BoC slam-dunk rate hike?


"Wednesday January 17: Five things the markets are talking about The Bank of Canada (BoC) is due to announce its interest rate decision at 10:00 am EDT and a full rate increase of +25 bps is almost pri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 13:25
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Gold Nudges higher as weaker USD momentum builds


"Gold is highly sensitive to rising U.S. interest rates, as these increase the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion, while boosting the dollar, in which it is priced. Asian stocks stepped b..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 06:00
Taggar: bull, currencies, dollar, gold, oil, rate, share, shares

Live FX Analysis ? 16 January 2018 (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam gives his live analysis on EURUSD (8:24), GBPUSD (10:13), EURGBP (14:02), AUDUSD (15:38), USDCAD (16:53), GBPCAD (17:55), NZDUSD (20:13), USDJPY (21:57), GBPJPY (24:0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 18:52
Taggar: analysis, bank, cpi, market, rate

New Cryptocurrency Exchanges Proliferate in South Korea Despite Regulation


"New cryptocurrency exchanges are rushing to launch in South Korea despite regulatory uncertainty due to high demand and lucrative business models. Ten crypto platforms are expected to open for busines..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 13:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Dovish BoC Remains a Risk Ahead of Rate Decision


"Tuesday January 16: Five things the markets are talking about Are investors getting ahead of themselves on the number of Bank of Canada rate hikes in 2018? A small percentage of Canada ‘bears..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 13:25
Taggar: bank, bear, economy, market, rate

UK Inflation Eases in December


"British inflation eased off its post-Brexit vote high in December, official data showed on Tuesday, suggesting the financial squeeze on many households could be about to get a little bit easier.Consum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 11:59
Taggar: financial, inflation, rate

Companies Deny Having Bitcoin or Blockchain Services Amid China?s Clampdown


"After Xunlei was questioned about Initial Miner Offerings (IMO), multiple public companies clarified that they did not and will not tap into the blockchain space. A Shenzhen-based bitcoin miner manufa..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 08:30
Taggar: bitcoin, manufacture, profit, rate

Euro should remain bid on dips


"SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The euro inched lower on Tuesday, taking a breather after having rallied on the back of optimism about the euro zone?s economic outlook and expectations for the European Ce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 03:54
Taggar: bank, rate

When it rains, it pours.


"When it rains, it pours. Currency Overview  The USD dollar rout took a bit of a breather in New York but has shown few signs of reversing. The lack of USD buying appetite after the stronger CPI readin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 03:04
Taggar: cpi, currency, dollar, rate

Canadian Dollar Awaits Central Bank Anticipated Rate Hike


"The BoC will become the first G7 nation to raise rates in 2018 The USD/CAD has been almost flat this week awaiting the rate decision by the Bank of Canada (BoC). The central bank is expected to raise..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 00:30
Taggar: bank, rate

Credit Suisse Argues Irrational Exuberance Around ICOs Indicates Bitcoin Bubble


"In a paper written in the fall of 2017 and published on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) on Friday, January 12, 2018, Credit Suisse?s Dietmar Peetz and Gregory Mall argue that the boom in..."

Dollar Deflates on Federal Holiday


"Monday January 15: Five things the markets are talking about The U.S dollar is in trouble and is heading for a fourth day of losses against G10 currency pairs on rate differentials, while Euro equitie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 13:25
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, market, rate

Coingeek Funds Terabyte Block Initiative for Bitcoin Cash With 3.6M Euro


"On January 15 the cryptocurrency media outlet and blockchain company Coingeek owned and operated by the financial tycoon Calvin Ayre announced funding an initiative called the ?Terab Project? with 3.6..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 01:28
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Venezuela Urges 10 Other Countries to Adopt Its Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency


"Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has called for 10 other countries to adopt his planned oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro. This move follows the country’s parliament declaring the i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-14 22:32
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, oil, rate, trading

Brazil Regulator Prohibits Funds from Investing in Cryptocurrencies


"Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission announced on Friday that local investment funds are prohibited from investing in cryptocurrencies. The country’s regulators are currently workin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-13 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, investment, rate, trading

Japan?s ?Virtual Currency Girls? Idol Group Performs First Crypto Educational Concert


"Japan’s new female idol group “Virtual Currency Girls” performed their first live concert on Friday in Tokyo. Their songs incorporate reminders, advice, and warnings related to crypt..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-13 16:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trading, rate, trading

Canadian Entrepreneur Seeks to Recycle Heat Generated by Cryptocurrency Mining


"A Canadian entrepreneur has sought to recycle the heat generated through bitcoin mining by growing plants and fish suited to the temperatures produced by cryptocurrency mining rigs by utilizing an aqu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-13 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Belfrics Granted ?Sandbox License? to Open Cryptocurrency Exchange in Bahrain


"The Central Bank of Bahrain has awarded bitcoin technology provider, Belfrics Global, a sandbox license to open and operate a cryptocurrency exchange in the Arabian Gulf nation. As such, Belfrics is r..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 21:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate, report

Dollar Slide Accelerates Against Several Key Currencies


"The dollar dropped overnight by 0.9% against the euro, 0.7% relative to the yuan and sterling, and 0.5% versus the Swiss franc and Mexican peso. The catalyst for this accelerated decline was a tentati..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 15:54
Taggar: dollar, rate

Japan?s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies


"Japanese e-commerce and entertainment giant DMM Group has launched its crypto exchange, supporting 7 cryptocurrencies and 14 trading pairs. The group is also preparing to launch another crypto exchang..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 10:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate, trading

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peruvian Central Bank Board members continued the pattern of cutting their policy rate every other monthly meeting. As they had done in May, July, September, and November, officials cut such by 25 bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 04:14
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Mining Operations Offered to India After Mixed Signals from Beijing


"Members of the Indian crypto community have received offers to set up mining facilities after reports of potentially negative developments for miners in China. According to local media, businesses are..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-12 01:58
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

National Bank Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank policy rate was lowered by 825 basis points from April 2013 though July 2016, but the executive board has implemented just a single 25-basis point cut in October 2017 to 3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 19:16
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Venezuela Will Pre-Mine Its Cryptocurrency Petro and Launch in 6 Weeks


"One day after Venezuela?s oil-backed cryptocurrency was declared illegal, the government of president Nicolas Maduro announced plans to pre-mine the petro. The new currency is expected to launch in si..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 19:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, oil, rate, trading

Making Voting, Elections Both Secure and Accessible with Blockchain Technology


"Voatz, a startup based in Boston, MA, promises to dispel some of the biggest challenges associated with voting: access, security, transparency and efficiency. The company plans to achieve this goal..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 17:02
Taggar: bitcoin, gold, profit, rate, share

Crypto Companies Cashing in on the Name of Bitcoin?s Founding Fathers


"Bitcoin is a powerful brand. Even uttering its name ? or that of its underlying technology, blockchain ? can be enough to revive tired companies and send stock prices soaring. But Bitcoin isn?t the on..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Japan's Fisco Launching $2.66 Million Cryptocurrency Fund


"Japanese Corporate analyst and bitcoin exchange operator Fisco has announced that it will launch a cryptocurrency fund this month."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 14:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Japan?s Most Popular Chat App In Talks to Integrate Cryptocurrencies


"Japan’s most popular chat app, with 168 million active monthly users, Line, could soon integrate cryptocurrencies. The company is reportedly in talks with a number of companies to integrate cryp..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 00:07
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate, report, trading

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Choppy Market Conditions Lead to Tests of Parabolic Resistance


"The bitcoin market has been getting chopped to pieces for weeks as the market has faked up, faked down, consolidated and routinely stopped out traders. Last week, we discussed a potential large mov..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 22:48
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, bull, financial, investment, market, point, rate, trading

Japan?s Fisco Launching Cryptocurrency Fund ? Derivatives Products to Follow


"Following the issuance of its bitcoin bond, Japanese investment research group Fisco Corporation is now launching a cryptocurrency fund. The company is also planning to offer derivative products as we..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 21:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, rate, trading

Telegram?s Privacy-Focused User Base Could Be TON Blockchain?s Killer App


"In December 2017, an interesting rumor surfaced: According to ?sources familiar with the matter,? the messaging app Telegram, very popular among crypto-enthusiasts for its strong encryption and pri..."

Bank of Israel Maintains Status Quo


"Having implemented three 25-basis point reductions per annum from 2011 to 2014 and one more 15-bp cut in February 2015, Israeli monetary officials have kept their central bank interest rate at 0.10% f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 17:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

National Bank of Poland Keeps Existing Policy Settings


"A statement released by monetary officials after they left the 1.5% reference interest rate at 1.5% — it’s been at that level since March 2015 — predicts decent growth ahead but at a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 17:16
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

Bond Market Slide Weighing on Dollar and Stocks


"Rising long-term interest rates caused by growing optimism about global growth prospects is now depressing the dollar and stocks. The 10-year Treasury yield is 18 basis points above the end-2017 level..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 15:14
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

Thailand?s Regulators Allow Bitcoin Futures Trading


"Investors in Thailand can now trade bitcoin futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange. The country’s financial authorities say that these instrumen..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 10:24
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, rate, trading

Venezuela?s Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency Declared Illegal


"The Venezuelan parliament has declared the oil-backed cryptocurrency created by President Nicolas Maduro illegal and in violation of the country’s Constitution. Maduro’s decree to create t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 10:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, oil, rate, trading

Kodak Getting Into Bitcoin Mining


"Kodak, a legacy photography company synonymous with the last century, is to launch its own cryptocurrency, Kodakcoin. Not content with holding an ICO, the company has also decided to get into cryptocu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 08:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Korean Regulators Launch Investigations of Bithumb and Coinone Crypto Exchanges


"The South Korean regulators have started investigating two major cryptocurrency exchanges. The country’s National Tax Service has conducted an on-site investigation of Bithumb and Coinone. In ad..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 01:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

EU Unemployment Fell to 9 Year Low in November


"Euro zone unemployment fell to a new nine-year low in November thanks to strong economic growth, data showed on Tuesday, but the jobless rates differ widely across the single currency bloc. The Europe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 19:33
Taggar: currency, employment, rate

European Stocks Rise But EUR Struggles Against USD


"European stocks climbed for a fifth session on Tuesday, as upbeat German economic data and a major strategic move by French telecoms and cable group Altice NV cheered investors. Equities in the region..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 19:28
Taggar: cable, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Strengthens as US Employment Data Disappoints


"USD/JPY has posted considerable losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 112.48, down 0.63% on the day. In Japan, Average Cash Earnings accelerated to 0.9%, above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 18:36
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, rate, trading

South Korea Urges 23 Countries, EU, and IMF to Collaborate on Curbing Crypto Trading


"The South Korean government has called for financial regulators and central bankers of 23 other countries as well as 12 organizations, including the International Monetary Fund and the European Union..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 18:25
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, currency trading, financial, rate, trading

TD Ameritrade: Bitcoin 'Great Opportunity' to Get Millennials Trading


"Investment services firm TD Ameritrade sees cryptocurrencies as the "greatest opportunity" to get millennials to trade, says its chief strategist."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 13:00
Taggar: currencies, investment, rate

Report: South Korea Eyes Joint Crypto Regulations With China, Japan


"Finance regulators in South Korea are reportedly looking to cooperate with authorities in China and Japan on new rules for cryptocurrency trading."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 00:40
Taggar: currency, currency trading, finance, rate, report, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat as BoC Ponders January Rate Hike


"The Canadian dollar was slightly lower agains the US dollar at the start of the week. The loonie is up 1.17 percent versus the greenback so far in 2018. The American currency has not had the best of s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 23:52
Taggar: currency, dollar, loonie, rate

Gold Falls on Monday as USD Regains Momentum


"Gold edged lower on Monday, retreating further from last week’s 3-1/2-month high as the U.S. dollar regained some ground against the buoyant euro and traders bet on further U.S. interest rate hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 21:05
Taggar: dollar, gold, rate

Oil Unchanged as US Production Rises


"Oil prices were little changed on Monday, trading near their highest since May 2015, as political concerns in some OPEC nations offset projections for higher U.S. oil production. ?Oil prices are finel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 20:21
Taggar: oil, rate, trading

First Romanian Policy Interest Rate Hike since 2003


"The first change of a key central bank interest rate was made by the National Bank of Romania, where the key policy rate, deposit facility rate, and lending facility rates were raised 25 basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 19:56
Taggar: bank, point, rate

More Evidence of Strong Growth in the Euro Area


"Economic sentiment in the euro area leaped 1.6 points to a December reading of 116.0, best since October 2000. Sentiment improved across the board — industry, households, services, retail, and c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 16:37
Taggar: point, rate

Dollar Bulls Still Not That Confident


"Monday January 8: Five things the markets are talking about With risk assets enjoying a strong start to the New Year, the beginning of corporate earnings season is expected to dictate the next move fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 13:29
Taggar: dollar, market, pound, rate

Yuan Rises in early APAC


"The yuan strengthened on Monday after a central bank researcher said there was room to raise interest rates in the short term, easing expectations of capital outflow from the mainland. ?There is room..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 12:19
Taggar: bank, profit, rate

Gold remains steady to open the week


"(Reuters) – Gold prices inched down on Monday after the dollar firmed on expectations of further U.S. interest rate hikes this year. U.S. gold futures slipped 0.3 percent on Monday at $1,318.80..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 12:17
Taggar: dollar, gold, rate

South Korea to Cooperate with China and Japan on Regulation


"South Korean regulators are seeking cooperation with counterparts from Beijing and Tokyo to address cryptocurrency speculation. Six commercial banks have been targeted by Seoul authorities inspecting..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 01:10
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate, trading

Vietnam Expedites Cryptocurrency Legal Framework ? Ready End of January


"The government of Vietnam has taken steps to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency regulation that will affect Bitcoin. The executive power in Hanoi has insisted that the framework should be ready..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 20:59
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Coinbase Withdrawal Delays Leave Users Frustrated, Crying Foul


"When you are dealing with platforms that are supposed to be the on-ramps to the money of the future it’s hard to accept worse performance than the systems of the past. Unfortunately, this an iss..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-07 18:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Canada Adds 78,600 Jobs in December Defying Expectations


"The Canadian economy added almost 80,000 jobs for the second month in a row in December on a surge in part-time employment, and the jobless rate dipped to a 41-year low of 5.7 per cent, Statistics Can..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:46
Taggar: economy, employment, rate

Number of US Jobs Falls in December But Wages Pick Up


"U.S. job growth slowed more than expected in December amid a decline in retail employment, but a pick-up in monthly wage gains pointed to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:41
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

UK Productivity Rises to Six Year High


"Britain?s economic productivity perked up in the three months to the end of September, growing at its fastest rate in more than six years, in contrast to its historically weak performance over the pre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:19
Taggar: financial, rate

Japanese Entertainment Giant DMM Launches Specialty Crypto Mining Lab


"Japanese e-commerce and internet conglomerate DMM Group is creating a specialty lab for cryptocurrency mining. The company has also unveiled additional plans for its mining operations. Also read: Russ..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 22:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, share

VR Penny Stock Up 200% on Crypto Pivot Claims


"A VR penny stock saw 200 percent surge in stock price after announcing a shift in corporate focus to cryptocurrencies."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 21:25
Taggar: currencies, rate

Market Trends to Watch for in 2018


"Capital Market trends investors will be looking at for 2018: Crypto-currencies: Bitcoin – the rise of regulators U.S corporate tax cuts: What’s the ‘real’ potential? Interest r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 19:48
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, market, rate

Austrian Brokerage Service Bitpanda Adds Full Bitcoin Cash Integration


"Bitpanda (formerly known as Coinimal) is a cryptocurrency broker based in Vienna, Austria that operates brokerage services with dash, litecoin, etheruem, and bitcoin. Now on January 3, Bitpanda has an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-04 10:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

We?ve Come A Long Way ? Bitcoin Block Zero Was Born Nine Years Ago Today


"On this day nine years ago, quietly, bitcoin and its blockchain network were birthed with block zero, the Genesis Block. Without government permission or wealthy backers, it has generated a quarter tr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 20:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, market, rate

Atlanta Fed Updates US GDP Forecast to 3.2%


"The GDPNow model forecast for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the fourth quarter of 2017 is 3.2 percent on January 3, up from 2.8 percent on December 22. The forecast of real cons..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 19:08
Taggar: rate, report

Investors Look for Clarity in FOMC Minutes


"Wednesday January 3: Five things the markets are talking about Today’s release of the December FOMC minutes (2pm ETD) may have the potential to curtail the ‘mighty’ U.S dollar’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 13:09
Taggar: bull, dollar, market, rate

ECB May End QE in 2018 if Growth Continues in Europe


"The European Central Bank may end its stimulus program this year if the euro zone economy continues to grow strongly, ECB rate-setter Ewald Nowotny told a German newspaper. The ECB has said it will bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:17
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Euroasia Group Predicts A Geopolitical Crisis in 2018


"The world is moving toward crisis and a state of “geopolitical depression” as the presidency of Donald Trump accelerates divisions among citizens and the unraveling of the global order, ri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:16
Taggar: rate

JP Morgan Says 3% US Growth Possible But Not Sustainable


"The U.S. is capable of reaching of 3 percent GDP this year, but growth is likely to slow after that, strategist David Kelly told CNBC on Tuesday. Productivity “really is the key,” said Kel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 23:13
Taggar: employment, point, rate

U.S Dollar starts 2018 at new lows


"Tuesday January 2: Five things the markets are talking about Despite the Fed backing up interest rates three-times in 2017 and starting the unwinding of its QE policy, the ‘mighty’ dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 13:17
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, rate

2017 and December in Figures


"2017 was a stellar year for equity and commodity prices. The dollar declined broadly, consistent with President Trump’s intent to trim the U.S. trade deficit and despite three tightenings of Fed..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 05:39
Taggar: dollar, rate

Monetizing My 2018 Forex and Gold Forecast


"As the tradition goes, I do not just post my yearly forecast — I act on it and open the binary option trades that end up in-the-money if the for..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 00:17
Taggar: rate

Forecast for 2018 ? Interest Rates, Forex, Gold, Oil


"There is no trading on the final day of 2017, which offers a perfect opportunity to prepare a long-term forecast for the markets in 2018. I will also..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-31 20:21
Taggar: market, rate, trading

Where Are All the Quick Wins for Blockchain?


"Was 2017 too long-term focused? Entrepreneur Tom Klein believes quick wins are what's needed to bootstrap corporate blockchains in 2018."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-31 16:00
Taggar: rate

Lyn Ulbricht: Ross?s Latest Appeal About ?Constitutional Protections and Freedoms for Us All?


"In May of 2015, Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in operating the dark web site Silk Road. Exactly two years later, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circ..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 20:13
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Trump?s New Tax Bill Means Changes Ahead for U.S. Bitcoiners


"It has been 31 years since the United States addressed its labyrinthine tax structure. The 115th Congress passed a bill slicing seven income brackets on individuals to four, tweaking them mostly downw..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 19:01
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Vector, Nexus Join the Space Race With Plans for Satellite-Based Blockchain Network


"Space company Vector and blockchain developer Nexus announced a partnership to host Nexus?s decentralized cryptocurrency on a satellite orbiting the Earth, using Vector?s GalacticSky platform.Accor..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 16:15
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

DAX Dips Lower, Markets Eye German CPI


"The DAX is lower in the Friday session. Currently, the index is at 12,933.50, down 0.33% on the day. The final trading day of 2017 has just one key event, German Preliminary CPI. The indicator is expe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 12:07
Taggar: cpi, rate, trading

EUR/USD ? Euro Pushes to 13-Week High, German CPI Next


"EUR/USD continues to rally, as the pair trades at its highest level since September 22. In Friday trade, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1980, up 0.33% on the day. The final trading day of 2017 has just one k..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 11:44
Taggar: cpi, rate, trading

Op Ed: The Blockchain Education Network $100,000 Challenge


"Blockchain technology, as an overarching industry, has developed leaps and bounds from its geeky, white, cypher-punk roots of yore. (?Yore? being 2015, as it was only a couple years ago that I was..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 19:43
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, economy, market, point, profit, rate, trading

EUR/USD Continues to Rise Ahead of Year?s End


"EUR/USD climbed today, maintaining its upward trend. US economic reports were mixed, but the good portion of the data barely slowed the rise of the currency pair. Initial..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 19:22
Taggar: currency, currency pair, rate, report

UK Mortgage Approvals Falls to 15-Month Low


"British banks approved the fewest mortgages in 15 months in November, when the Bank of England raised interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, industry figures showed on Thursday.Banks..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 15:11
Taggar: bank, rate

Bitcoin Among Year's Top Searches, Google Data Says


"New data from Google suggests internet users searched for information on bitcoin at a rate that outpaced some of the top news stories this year."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 00:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

PR: ShipChain Using Blockchain to Change the Shipping & Logistics Market


"January 1 will be the start of the Public Sale for ShipChain, the project that will use blockchain to change the shipping & logistics market. ShipChain encompass all methods of freight, and will..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Boxing Day


"The extended Christmas holiday left many markets closed, including Britain, many Continental European centers, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Commodity prices, both oil and precious..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 18:18
Taggar: employment, market, oil, rate

EUR/USD Stable During Holiday Trading


"EUR/USD was stable today as trading continued to be thin during the Christmas-New Year holiday period. Economic data in the United States was mixed. The housing market co..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-26 17:43
Taggar: market, price index, rate, trading

The Satoshi Revolution ? Chapter 3: Wall Streeting Bitcoin (Part 5)


"The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 1 : The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter 3: Trying to Undo Satoshi by Wendy McElroy Wall Streeting Bitcoin (Chapter 3, Part 5) B..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-23 18:00
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Ron Paul, Tequila, Sun, Fun, and Crypto Coming up at Anarchapulco 2018


"One of the most anticipated conferences of the year brings together disparate voices from the around the world: leaders such as statesmen, business owners, philosophers, rappers, coders, authors, thou..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-23 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Fedcoin Could Be Coming Soon, But Would It Really Challenge Bitcoin?


"The idea of ?Fedcoin,? a cryptocurrency sponsored by the U.S. government and managed by the Federal Reserve, has been around for quite some time. ?Imagine that the Fed, as the core developer, makes..."

Tim Swanson: Enterprise Blockchain is in a "Trough of Disillusionment?


"There are few people who have worked in the blockchain technology space for so long and maintained such a seemingly disinterested and skeptical perspective on the emerging technology as Tim Swanson..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 17:51
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, dollar, financial, investment, market, rate

EUR/USD Flat After Mixed US Data


"EUR/USD was flat today following mixed US data. While the currency pair halted its rally that it has started at the beginning of the week, so far EUR/USD was still trading 1.1..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 19:26
Taggar: currency, currency pair, rate, trading

Bank of Japan Maintains Status Quo


"The Bank of Japan has a stimulative monetary policy that goes by the title of “quantitative and qualitative easing(QQE) with yield control.” The unchanged settings at the final scheduled p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 18:03
Taggar: bank, rate

Czech National Bank


"The CNB by a 5-2 margin voted to retain the interest rate structure, with a main 2-week repo rate of 0.50% flanked by a 0.05% discount rate and a 1.0% Lombard rate. There had previously been increases..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 17:34
Taggar: margin, point, rate

Yen Yawns as BoJ Stays on the Sidelines


"USD/JPY is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, USD/JPY is trading at 113.51, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Japan maintained monetary poli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 17:34
Taggar: bank, rate, trading

OPEC Working on Exit Strategy to Production Cut Agreement


"OPEC has started working on plans for an exit strategy from its deal to cut supplies with non-member producers, two OPEC sources said, a sign that an eventual winding down of the deal is coming onto p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 17:10
Taggar: rate

Canadian Inflation Reaches 2.1% in November


"The country?s annual inflation rate accelerated to 2.1 per cent last month to reach its highest mark in nearly a year, Statistics Canada said Thursday. The November inflation reading followed a 1.4 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 17:00
Taggar: inflation, rate

Bank of Japan Maintains Accommodative Stance


"The Bank of Japan said Thursday it is holding its monetary policy steady, as inflation is still far from the targeted 2 percent despite a growing economy.At the end of its two-day policy meeting, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 16:04
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, rate

Tax Bill Aftermath


"The most prominent market reaction to the U.S. tax overhaul has been the rise in long-term interest rates, although the U.S. 10-year Treasury yield settled back two basis points in overnight futures t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 15:28
Taggar: market, point, rate, trading

Japanese Entertainment Giant DMM Unveils Details of Crypto Exchange to Launch Next Month


"Japanese entertainment conglomerate DMM Group, the operator of popular e-commerce site DMM.com with 27 million members, is preparing to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. 7 cryptocurrencies, 14 trading..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 09:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, margin, rate, report, trading

Japanese Internet Giant GMO Launches Bitcoin Mining Business


"Japanese Internet leader GMO Group has announced today that it has launched a new cryptocurrency mining business through its European legal entity, as it aims to gain a better understanding of the vir..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 21:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Swedish Riksbank


"Sweden’s repo rate will stay at negative 0.50% after a unanimous vote of the central bank executive board. It was zero percent from October 2014 until a 10-basis point cut in February 2015 pushe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:36
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank of Thailand


"By unanimous vote, the one-day repo rate was left at 1.50%, which has been its level since back-to-back 25-basis point cuts in March and April of 2015. Thailand’s monetary policy committee membe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:21
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Hungary


"The central bank’s monetary council again kept the Hungarian base rate at 0.90%, its level since a 15-basis point reduction in May of last year. Inflation still hasn’t risen in a sustained..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 20:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

How Bulletproofs Could Make Bitcoin Privacy Less Costly


"Bulletproofs, presented in a paper titled ?Bulletproofs: Short Proofs for Confidential Transactions and More,? describe a new zero-knowledge proof system. The proposal uses on-chain scaling for pri..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 16:33
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, inflation, rate

PR: Mattereum and InsurePal Sign Letter of Intent to Collaborate on Effective Mass Use of Blockchain


"The Central Issue for Blockchain Expansion is Trust Mattereum and InsurePal signed a letter of intent to collaborate in using blockchain to empower individual users of the technology, recognising that..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, spread

Bitcoin Cash Embassy to Open in Limassol, Cyprus


"With the launch of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) by Coinbase and Gdax, the adoption of the cryptocurrency is likely going to accelerate further. To help local users, developers, and investors meet and discuss th..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 00:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

After Second Hack This Year, South Korean Exchange Youbit Closes Down


"South Korean exchange Youbit announced on its website today that it is closing down after a hack early Tuesday, December 19, 2017, that resulted in the loss of 17 percent of its assets.The exchange..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 22:02
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, currencies, rate, report, share

No Quick Fix For Catalonia Crisis


"When Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy forced an election in the rebel region of Catalonia, the aim was to halt the political chaos after a declaration of independence by separatists that reverbera..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 16:15
Taggar: rate

U.S Single-Family Housing Starts Rise to Highest in a Decade


"Groundbreaking on single-family homes proceeded in November at the strongest pace in a decade, driving U.S. housing starts to a faster-than-estimated rate, government figures showed Tuesday. HIGHLIGHT..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 15:28
Taggar: rate

Vaultbank Forges New Path to Value Creation


"There was a time back in 2016 when the price of bitcoin was worth less than $1,000. During that year, a number of digital assets saw a significant rise in value. Few really knew what Bitcoin was, l..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 14:35
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, financial, investment, market, rate, share, trading

Asian Currency Overview via Reuters


"(Reuters) – Most emerging Asian currencies crawled higher on Tuesday, with the dollar holding steady ahead of a congressional vote on U.S. tax cuts, while the Thai baht softened on expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 08:36
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, rate

Asian Currency Overview via Reuters


"(Reuters) – Most emerging Asian currencies crawled higher on Tuesday, with the dollar holding steady ahead of a congressional vote on U.S. tax cuts, while the Thai baht softened on expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 08:36
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, rate

Ringgit Trades Flat at the Open


"KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 19 ? The ringgit was flat against the US dollar in early trade as currency traders were on the sidelines waiting for the final bill of the US? plan to reduce corporate taxes. At 9am..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 03:57
Taggar: currency, currency trade, dollar, rate

Ringgit Trades Flat at the Open


"KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 19 ? The ringgit was flat against the US dollar in early trade as currency traders were on the sidelines waiting for the final bill of the US? plan to reduce corporate taxes. At 9am..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 03:57
Taggar: currency, currency trade, dollar, rate

Despite Falling Revenue, ICO Fever Remains High


"Once celebrities began endorsing ICOs, many were quick to claim that this was the top; the mania had reached its peak and the token bubble was about to pop. And when the SEC filed charges against seve..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 00:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Op Ed: Bitcoin?s Scaling Challenge Brings the Battle for Liberation of Cyberspace


"This year brought a climax in the prolonged Bitcoin block size debate. Heated disputes over scaling that have become toxic in the ecosystem have overshadowed the technology. The cancelation of SegW..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 20:31
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, gold, margin, market, point, profit, rate, share

Canadian TSX Venture Exchange Approves Crypto-Mining Company HashChain to Launch Monday


"On December 18, 2017, HashChain Technology, a cryptocurrency mining company, went public for the first time on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol KASH, joining at least eight other cr..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 20:07
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, oil, point, profit, rate, share, shares, trading

US Stocks Rise on Tax Reform Optimism


"U.S. stocks traded higher on Monday as investors eagerly awaited a vote on a bill that would cut corporate taxes. A slew of corporate deals also helped lift sentiment. The Dow Jones industrial average..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 19:07
Taggar: financial, point, rate

US Stocks Rise on Tax Reform Optimism


"U.S. stocks traded higher on Monday as investors eagerly awaited a vote on a bill that would cut corporate taxes. A slew of corporate deals also helped lift sentiment. The Dow Jones industrial average..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 19:07
Taggar: financial, point, rate

Goldman Sachs Predicts Calm 2018


"Goldman Sachs predicts the calm markets will continue next year and found the stocks that thrive in a low-volatility environment. The firm recommends a strategy based on a ratio from a Nobel Prize?win..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 19:05
Taggar: gold, market, rate

Goldman Sachs Predicts Calm 2018


"Goldman Sachs predicts the calm markets will continue next year and found the stocks that thrive in a low-volatility environment. The firm recommends a strategy based on a ratio from a Nobel Prize?win..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 19:05
Taggar: gold, market, rate

Strongest Currency in 2018? Analysis, Forecast, and Poll


"With just two weeks left till the New Year, it is now possible to assess which currency was the strongest in 2017 and try to perform an analysis of the pot..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 14:32
Taggar: analysis, currency, forex, rate

Bought Your First Bitcoin or Ether? Brace for the Fees


"Frustrated by crypto transaction fees? This CoinDesk Explainer gives an overview of why they're necessary for the blockchains being built."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 13:30
Taggar: rate

PR: Online Sports Lottery Ethersport Launches MVP and Offers 100% Bonus!


"EtherSport, an innovative online sports lottery platform based on blockchain technology an Ethereum smart contracts, is about to finish it?s ICO. EtherSport has created a unique kind of lottery, contr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, leverage, profit, rate

BNM could raise interest rates twice in 2018 ( Radio interview)


"Presented by: Tan Chung Han Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore According to Stephen, Malaysian interest rates could be hiked in January 2018, given the ‘fantastic n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 04:27
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate, trading

PR: Peer to Peer Crypto Exchange Cointal.com Restores the Cryptocurrency?s Freedom: Performance Summary + Bitcoin Cash Added


"We can be very grateful for the exchange platforms? appearance ; the expansion that the cryptoworld is now knowing can only be withstood with strong and reliable teams. But the rules are the rules, an..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-17 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Kik Ditches Ethereum ?The Dial-Up? Cryptocurrency


"Ethereum is often promoted as the ultimate solution for decentralized apps, with some even claiming that it will be the substrate for developing all software in the future. This grand vision is in con..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-17 15:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Trading Column `The Writing On The Wall´ ? Strategies for 2018; Hodl or Diversify?


"This is a weekly trading tips series called ?Writing On The Wall?, in which our game theory guide, Eric Wall, tries to decipher market signals. This week, strategies for 2018; 2017 has been an absolut..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-17 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate, trading

A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Blockchain Highway


"Not for easily swayed, vlogger Mike in Space narrates a tour through the world of bitcoin memes (and mixed messages) of 2017. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-16 16:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Bitfinex Critic Claims to be Organizing Class Action Lawsuit Against Ifinex


"A prominent Twitter-based critic of Bitfinex, AB33, has announced his intention to initiate a class-action lawsuit against Ifinex – a BVI based company of which Bitfinex has previously asserted..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-16 09:50
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, rate

Jimmy Nguyen Discusses Nchain?s New Investment Arm and Bitcoin Cash


"Earlier this week the blockchain technology-based research and development organization, Nchain, announced a strategic partnership with ?SBI Bits,? a subsidiary of SBI Holding?s core fintech strategy..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-16 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, investment, point, rate

Komodo Developers Demonstrate Bitcoin Cash Atomic Swap


"This week the developers of the komodo (KMD) blockchain platform performed a successful atomic swap between KMD and bitcoin cash (BCH) using the team?s Barterdex exchange. Also read: Only Big Broker O..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 22:58
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

US Tax Reform to Guide Markets Ahead of Holidays


"Fed hiked as expected with ECB and BoE keeping monetary policy untouched The USD will finish the week mixed against major pairs. The much awaited December rate hike came, but with no further guidance..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 22:49
Taggar: dollar, rate

Meet "Pine," the Bitcoin Philanthropist Who Set Up the $85 Million Pineapple Fund


"Yesterday, one post set the Bitcoin subreddit on fire: An anonymous Bitcoiner who goes by the name of ?Pine? announced that they are establishing the Pineapple Fund to donate 5,057 BTC, worth about..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 18:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, profit, rate, share

Bank of Russia


"Russia’s key monetary policy rate has been reduced by a greater-than-expected 50 basis points to 7.75%. A main reason why central bank officials were able to slice 50 basis points from their int..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

National Bank of Ukraine


"Ukraine’s central bank interest rate was raised by another full percentage point to 14.5% just seven weeks after an initial increase of 100 basis points. As in Mexico, inflation has been higher..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:42
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Another Rate Hike at the Bank of Mexico


"Citing higher-than-desired inflation, the Bank of Mexico under a new president has raised its one-day interbank rate to 7.25% from 7.0%. This is the fourth increase of 25 bps in size this year, follow..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 17:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Slips as ECB Says Stimulus to Stay


"The euro has steadied in the Friday session, after losing ground on Thursday following the ECB rate announcement. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1796, up 0.15% on the day. After a busy week with r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 12:02
Taggar: announcement, rate, rate announcements, trade balance, trading

Central Bank Rates in Chile, Peru and Colombia Left Unchanged


"The Central Bank of Chile’s main interest rate was retained at 2.5%, but a released statement expresses some concern about the effect of inflation staying below target might have on actual infla..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"There has been a Filipino central bank rate of 3.0% since a pair of 25-basis point cuts in the third quarter of 2014, and monetary officials still see no need to change that level. A statement after t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s seven-day reverse repo rat has been at 4.25% since back-to-back 25-basis point cuts in August and September. This level was maintained at the final monetary policy review of 2017, al..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:12
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Norway


"The policy interest rate at Norges Bank has been 0.50% since March 2016 when a 25-basis point cut culminated 175 basis points of easing since December 2011. Norway was the first central bank in Europe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 03:03
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Turkey


"Current elevated levels of inflation and recent developments in cost factors have increased the risks on expectations and the pricing behavior. Accordingly, the Committee decided to tighten the moneta..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 02:52
Taggar: cpi, inflation, rate

European Central Bank


"ECB officials continue to strike a fine balance between hailing a better functioning economy but without encouraging markets to anticipate higher interest rates. The end-year policy review retained a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-15 02:45
Taggar: economy, market, rate

Garzik Forks UnitedBitcoin Away from "Maximalists" to Support Altcoin Communities


"A new project called UnitedBitcoin (warning: the site autoplays audio) promises to add smart contract features using the UTXO model, support for the lightning network and SegWit, and eight-megabyte..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 21:57
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, gold, market, point, profit, rate, share, shares

PR: Coinfi Announces ICO for Crypto Market Intelligence Platform


"HONG KONG/NEW YORK - CoinFi>, the cryptocurrency market intelligence platform, today announced an initial coin offering (ICO) with a hard cap of $15 million to further expand its technology and hedge..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 20:30
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currency, leverage, market, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as BoE Stays on the Sidelines


"The British pound is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3429, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, Retail Sales jumped 1.1%, crushi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 19:07
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

Many Central Bank Decisions and Released Data for Markets to Digest


"The People’s Bank of China raised short-term interest rates by 5 basis points. The modest tightening was the first in nine months and painted as a response to the Fed’s rate hike on Wednes..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 18:42
Taggar: bank, point, rate

ECB Lifts Economic Growth Forecasts for 2017 to 2.4%


"The European Central Bank (ECB) has lifted its economic growth forecasts as growth across the eurozone picks up. It now expects the eurozone’s economy to grow 2.4% this year, ahead of its previo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 18:10
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

IMF Warns Emerging Market Portfolio Flows to Suffer as Fed Tightens


"A key question facing global investors today is what impact the US Federal Reserve?s monetary policy normalization process will have on capital flows to emerging markets. The IMF?s new model estimates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 18:04
Taggar: market, rate

Canada: New Housing Price Index, October 2017


"Ottawa was the only market with notable growth in new house prices in October. The national figure was moderated by unchanged prices in more than half of the surveyed cities. New Housing Price Index..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 16:20
Taggar: market, price index, rate

Japan's GMO Internet Group Will Pay Thousands of Workers in Bitcoin


"Blockchain development companies and the cryptocurrency press have been paying their workers in cryptocurrencies for years, but one realizes that the times are truly changing when mainstream compan..."

CAC Lower as ECB Maintains Rates at 0.00%


"The CAC index has posted losses in the Thursday session. Currently, the index is at 5380.80, down 0.35% on the day. In France, Final CPI remained unchanged at 0.1%, matching the forecast. Manufacturin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 15:02
Taggar: cpi, point, rate

Chances of Disorderly Brexit Reduced According to BoE


"Last week?s breakthrough in Brexit talks has reduced the risk of Britain leaving the European Union in a disorderly way and may boost economic confidence, the Bank of England said on Thursday after it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:32
Taggar: bank, rate

BoE Leaves Interest Rates at 0.5%


"The Bank of England’s (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted 9-0 on Thursday to keep its monetary policy unchanged, leaving the U.K. interest rate at 0.5 percent in a result widely expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 14:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

Dollar Drifts on Dovish Fed Hike, TRY Plummets


"Thursday December 14: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities continue to drift as investors await the outcome of the last ECB meeting of the year (07:45 am EDT). Ahead of the U.S op..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 13:08
Taggar: dollar, market, rate

EUR/USD Jumps After FOMC, Core CPI Miss


"EUR/USD rallied on Wednesday and remained at the elevated on Thursday due to news from the United States. Headline US inflation was within expectations, but the ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 05:01
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

The Great Central Bank Yawn


"The Great Central Bank Yawn Neither the ECB or the BOE offered up much of anything at yesterday’s  Central Bank events. Not wanting to impede the nascent EU economic recovery via a stronger Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 01:51
Taggar: bank, rate

Bank of England


"The Bank of England was not expected to tighten policy at consecutive monthly meetings, and the Monetary Policy Committee was unanimous in voting to retain a 0.50% bank rate and leave asset purchase c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 01:01
Taggar: bank, rate

Swiss National Bank


"Swiss monetary policy gets reviewed quarterly, which is less frequent than the practice at many other central banks. The current interest rate settings of a negative 0.75% sight deposit rate within a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 00:51
Taggar: bank, rate

The Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates a Million Downloads This Week


"This week the Bitcoin.com Wallet has reached a milestone of over 1 million wallet downloads since the software was introduced in August. Our developers have added bitcoin cash functionality recently..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 22:52
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

BANKEX?s Ambitious Crusade to Reshape Traditional Finance


"A lack of synergistic connection points between the blockchain sector and traditional finance is currently hindering progress within the world of banking. Opportunities abound for the deployment of..."

FOMC Statement and Forecasts


"The FOMC met market expectations in raising the federal funds rate by an as-expected 25 basis points to 1.25-1.50%. But the vote was 7-2, with Chicago Fed President Evans joining Minneapolis Fed Presi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 21:23
Taggar: employment, market, point, rate

Fed Raises Rate in December As Expected


"The U.S. Federal Reserve finished its two day meeting on Wednesday and released a statement that raised the benchmark US interest rate to 1.25 to 1.50 percent. The vote was 7-2 with the Chicago and Mi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 20:46
Taggar: market, rate

Updating a Note Posted in December 2015 on Yearend Seasonality of EUR/USD


"In the early years after the United States adopted flexible dollar exchange rates in March 1973, the U.S. currency an astonishingly consistent pattern of depreciation against the mark during the secon..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 20:10
Taggar: currency, dollar, rate

Central Bank of Iceland


"Iceland’s Monetary Policy Committee had implemented cuts of its seven-day term interest rate of 50 basis points in August 2016 and of 25 basis points each earlier this year in May, June and Octo..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 19:30
Taggar: point, rate

FOMC Preview


"The Fed announcement and new macroeconomic forecast will be announced at 19:00 GMT (14:00 EST) today. Previous forecasts were published in September. The federal funds rate will almost surely get rais..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 18:12
Taggar: announcement, fed announcement, point, rate

Investors Cautious Ahead of FOMC Announcement


"Economic Projections Eyed With Rate Hike Priced in We?re seeing a little caution in the markets as we enter the business end of the week, with equity markets in the US poised to open flat ahead of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 14:58
Taggar: market, rate

South Korea Imposes Six Conditions for Crypto Exchanges to Operate


"The government of South Korea is preparing a bill which attempts to prohibit all transactions involving cryptocurrencies including bitcoin unless they take place through exchanges that meet six condit..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 10:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate, report

Lackluster Asia Equity markets


"Asian markets swung in and out of positive territory on Wednesday as investors brushed off another record close on Wall Street and looked ahead of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 04:47
Taggar: financial, market, rate

Saudi, UAE Central Banks Team Up to Test Cryptocurrency


"The central banks of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are reportedly testing a new cryptocurrency for cross-border payments."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 00:15
Taggar: bank, currency, rate, report

EUR/USD Drops as Traders Wait for FOMC, PPI Shows Stable Growth


"EUR/USD dropped today as US producer inflation remained stable. Now, traders focus on the meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. The FOMC started the two-day..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 22:46
Taggar: inflation, market, rate

Fed Decision, US Inflation and Alabama Election to Guide Dollar


"US benchmark rate expected to be 25 points higher The USD was mixed against major pairs on Tuesday ahead of the release of the final results of the Alabama special election, inflation data in the US a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 22:37
Taggar: inflation, market, point, rate

IcyWallet Offers a Cold Storage Bitcoin Wallet for the Visually Impaired


"Safely storing cryptocurrency can be confusing, especially for newcomers to the space, but for people with visual impairments, finding an accessible option is especially challenging.IcyWallet is a..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 18:27
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, point, rate

Eye on The Fed, Alabama, and Some Data Releases


"The Federal Open Market Committee begins a 2-day policy review that almost surely will lead to the third interest rate hike of 2017. The first two moves were enacted in March and June. This will be th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 18:02
Taggar: market, rate

New In-Game Cryptocurrency Systems Let You Buy Assets in the Virtual Reality World


"High Fidelity is announcing the launch of Avatar Island, a VR domain where High Fidelity users can purchase items for their avatars, all contributed by digital artists from around the world.High Fi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 17:23
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, market, rate

UK Inflation Rises to 3.1% in November


"The U.K. inflation rate has increased to 3.1 percent, its highest level since March 2012, according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) released Tuesday. This puts consumer prices for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 16:25
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, price index, rate

Canadian Dollar Edges Higher, US Inflation Report Next


"The Canadian dollar has edged higher in the Tuesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2828, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, there are no Canadian releases on the schedule. The U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 14:36
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate, trading

Leaked Documents, Withheld Funds, and Altcoin Pumps: Bittrex Faces Increasing Scrutiny


"Prominent cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has come under increasing scrutiny in recent weeks. A Russian Telegram channel indicates that a customer was accidentally forwarded passport documentation and..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Precious Metals and Commodities Weekly 12th December


"Our weekly journey through the precious metals and commodities CFD?s available with OANDA. Jeffrey analyses each using a combination of technical and fundamental analysis. It’s a central bank fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 11:06
Taggar: analysis, bank, fundamental analysis, rate

Japanese Internet Giant GMO Offers to Pay 4700+ Employees in Bitcoin


"Japanese conglomerate GMO Internet Group has introduced a payroll system to allow its 4,700+ employees to receive part of their salaries in bitcoin. Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Rep..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 09:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

Munchee ICO Halted by SEC for Securities Violations


"On December 11, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) issued a cease-and-desist to California-based Munchee Inc. to stop their ICO and return the funds that had been collected.Munchee ha..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 22:19
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, investment, market, rate

Bitcoin Futures Are Here: The Story So Far


"The week ahead will give better future indication of Bitcoin derivatives products as yesterday at 6 p.m. EST, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) allowed bitcoin futures to begin trading unde..."

PR: Swissborg Crypto Wealth Management ICO Raised 10 Million Usd in One Day


"ssBorg ICO raised 10 million USD in one day. The tokensale is live now with 5% bonus. Lausanne, Switzerland: SwissBorg ICO started on December 7th. The project has already raised over $10 million in t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 20:30
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, rate

U.S Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey


"The number of job openings was little changed at 6.0 million on the last business day of October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the month, hires increased to 5.6 million and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 17:21
Taggar: rate, report

Central Banks in Focus This Week


"Fed, ECB and BoE to Make Rate Decisions It?s been another quiet start to trading in what is otherwise going to be a very busy week in financial markets, with a number of central banks scheduled to mak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 14:57
Taggar: announcement, bank, financial, market, rate, rate announcements, trading

The Ringgit closes higher


"KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 ? The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar, on the back of encouraging October trade data amid expectation that Bank Negara Malaysia will raise interest rates next year, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 12:41
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate

PR: Crycash Gaming ICO Announces Its Token Sale and Partners with Crytek Immediately Bringing Cryptocurrency to Millions of Gamers


"CRYCASH, the revolutionary token for gamers, will run its token sale through December, 12, 2017 ? January, 15, 2018 December 7, 2017 ? ?RYCASH, an independent decentralized ecosystem of products for g..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Asia FX mostly higher


"(Reuters) – Most Asian currencies were firmer on Monday as the dollar weakened broadly after disappointing wage data raised questions about the pace of U.S. interest rate increases next year. No..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 08:40
Taggar: currencies, dollar, employment, point, rate, report

Yuan nudges higher


"SHANGHAI, Dec 11 (Reuters) – China’s yuan edged up against the dollar on Monday, reflecting a firmer midpoint in cautious trading as investors looked to the Federal Reserve policy meeting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 07:18
Taggar: dollar, point, rate, trading

Bitcoin steals the spotlight


"TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar probed four-week highs against the yen on Monday, underpinned by expectations of higher U.S. interest rates, while bitcoin seized the spotlight as futures of the cry..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 07:14
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, dollar, market, rate, trading

Lamassu Adds Bitcoin Cash Giving BCH More ATM Support


"Bitcoin cash has been gaining more support from within the automated teller machine ecosystem after a few companies revealed the digital asset would be integrated into their machine?s software. Now, t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, manufacture, rate

USDJPY Market Talk


"suryatapa.bhattacharya@wsj.com; @SuryatapaB BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda is no longer seen as the no-change candidate by markets, says Naka Matsuzawa, chief Japan rates strategist with Nomura. When he tal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 02:15
Taggar: market, rate

Forgot the Key to Your Bitcoin Wallet? You Need a Crypto Hypnotist


"The rapid acceleration of bitcoin this year has had holders mesmerized ? sometimes literally. The currency?s soaring value has sparked renewed interest in old wallets containing digital dust. That shr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-09 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

10 of the Biggest Lies Told About Bitcoin


"As British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once averred, there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. Bitcoin is frequently on the receiving end of them all, whether it?s exagger..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-09 14:36
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, rate

EUR/USD Erases Losses After NFP Show Disappointing Wage Growth


"EUR/USD was attempting to extend its decline on Friday but bounced back to the opening level after the release of US nonfarm payroll. While employment growth was solid an..."

10 Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Tokyo Police Unite to Fight Cyber Crime


"Ten Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges have signed an agreement with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department to collaborate to prevent cyber crime. Along with growing bitcoin adoption in Japan is the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 21:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

US Beat Estimates Add 228,000 but Wage Growth Disappoints


"The US job market appears to have bounced back from the devastating storms that struck Florida and Texas in the autumn, adding 228,000 jobs in November as the unemployment rate remained at a 17 year l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 16:09
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Attention Shifts to US Jobs After Brexit Deal


"Jobs Data Unlikely to Impact December Rate Hike It?s been a lively start to trading on Friday and with the US jobs report still to come, it should be a very interesting end to the week. The jobs repor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 14:42
Taggar: rate, report, trading

Reddit?s /r/btc Reaches 100,000+ Subscribers in a Victory for Censorship Resistance


"Decentralization is a tool to attain censorship resistance. The more avenues for debate, the better. Bitcoiners around the world depend on forums such as the popular Reddit.com bulletin board for cand..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 13:30
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, rate

PR: Waste to Energy Blockchain 4New Secures Funding for Service to Rival Bitcoin


"LONDON - 4NEW, the company operating Waste to Energy treatment plants today announced a series of groundbreaking developments. 4NEW has successfully secured $30.5 million USD from institutional invest..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, spread

Bankers Have Shut Down All of Bulgaria?s Bitcoin Exchanges


"Bulgarians have lost all of their bitcoin exchanges overnight thanks to a sudden banking crackdown. In a well-orchestrated operation, Bulgaria?s major banks swung into action and blocked the accounts..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 10:50
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

On a Wing and a Prayer


"On a Wing and a Prayer No need to elaborate in detail  today as the dollar is firming  “on a wing” that White House press corps  is correct that the Trump Administration is readying an inf..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 02:50
Taggar: dollar, economy, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Serbia’s central bank executive board decided not to change its key policy rate which has been at 3.5% for the past two months. Such had been cut 275 basis points in the final eight months of 20..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 20:15
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Apple Patent Filing Hints at Blockchain Use


"In a new application released by the USPTO, Apple describes how it might use a blockchain-based platform to generate and secure timestamps."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 19:35
Taggar: rate

A Scramble to Tie Up Loose Ends


"Politicians around the world are in a rush to complete unfinished business. Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate are negotiating a compromise of their separate bills to get a law signed before the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 18:11
Taggar: rate

Cat Fight? Ethereum Users Clash Over CryptoKitties Congestion


"As the popularity of CryptoKitties continues to strain ethereum, frustrated users are calling for a quick fix ? an increase to the gas limit. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 15:30
Taggar: rate

Bank of America Wins Patent for Crypto Exchange System


"In a patent awarded Tuesday, the second-largest bank in the U.S. describes a potential cryptocurrency exchange system for its corporate clients."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 05:00
Taggar: bank, currency, rate

Central Bank of Brazil


"The Selic rate was reduced to 7.0% from 7.5%. The size of the decline, the smallest of eight in 2017, did not surprise analysts. The rate is 625 basis points lower than at end-2016 and down 10.5 perce..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 23:27
Taggar: point, rate

India?s Policy Interest Rate Kept at 6.0%


"Although the decision not to change India’s monetary policy settings had been expected, the released statement embodies some mixed signals. There was a single dissenting vote to cut the main pol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 17:14
Taggar: point, rate

Bank of Canada Holds Target Rate at 1% Forecasting Moderate Growth Ahead


"The Bank of Canada today maintained its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. The global economy is evolvin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 16:55
Taggar: bank, economy, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Steady Ahead of BoC Rate Decision


"The Canadian dollar continues to have a quiet week. In the Wednesday session, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2667, down 0.16% on the day. On the release front, both Canada and the US release Trade Balance, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 14:33
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, trade balance, trading

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Drops After BoC Keeps Rate Unchanged Signals Caution


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Wednesday after a wait-and-see statement from the Bank of Canada (BoC) and falling oil prices. The BoC kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.00 percent. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 00:05
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, oil, rate

National Bank of Poland


"A statement released after this month’s Monetary Policy Council meeting exhibits no urgency to modify Poland’s 1.5% reference interest rate. The last changes to such were a pair of 50-basi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 21:12
Taggar: point, rate

Australian Official Cash Rate Kept at Record Low of 1.5% as Expected


"The OCR of the Reserve Bank of Australia has been 1.5% since a pailr of 25-basis point reductions in May and August of last year. Governor Lowe’s statement after this month’s Board meeting..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 21:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, rate

PR: A Single Network to Unite the Entire Crypto World: Otn


"As of today, hundreds of blockchain networks are completely isolated in their operation, unable to communicate with one another or share transactions data. But this is about to change with an emergenc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, share, trading

Silk Road ? The Theatrical Version, Funded by Bitcoin, to Debut in London


"The first of its kind to be funded by bitcoin, Silk Road, the play, ran in 2014 at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe. After a hiatus, it’s back and having a premiere in London. A one-man..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 12:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

PR: trade.io Announces Historic Partnerships & Introduces Tiered Structure Further to Community Demand


"Highly anticipated upcoming ICO trade.io has made three major announcements this week, which have strengthened its positioning as one of the leading ICOs to invest in, for 2017. The company has launch..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 12:30
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, rate

Report Claims That 46% of All Funds Generated by ICOs Have Been Raised in Europe


"Research conducted by Atomico, a prominent European venture capital firm, claims that nearly half of all funds generated through initial coin offerings (ICOs) has been raised in Europe. The findings h..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat After Loonie Rally Loses Steam


"The Canadian dollar fell slightly on Monday after the optimism surrounding the US tax reform has wavered as concerns about the debt load sapped the USD of momentum. The loonie was boosted on Friday by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 23:36
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, loonie, rate, report

Trump Administration Risky NAFTA Strategy Could Backfire


"Five of seven planned rounds of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement recently concluded in Mexico City, yet we remain far from a deal. As an investment banker and trade negotiator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 19:06
Taggar: bank, investment, rate

Reuters Poll: December Rate Hike and 3 More in 2018


"The U.S. Federal Reserve is almost certain to raise interest rates later this month, according to a Reuters poll of economists, a majority of whom now expect three more rate rises next year compared w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 17:00
Taggar: rate

House Majority Leader McCarthy Confident Tax Overhaul Will be Done This Year


"House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Monday the Senate passage of the tax bill on schedule proves the overhaul can be done this year. Senate Republicans narrowly passed their plan early Saturday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 16:59
Taggar: rate

No clear sailing to 114.00 USDJPY -Market Talk


"By Wire News @SuryatapaB ? Japanese stocks sold into the close despite the yen easing against most other currencies. Concerns about the Mueller investigation ultimately overshadowed tax-reform legisla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 08:38
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, rate

Dollar higher in APAC but little follow through on Tax Reform


"The dollar rose in Asia on Monday after US senators squeezed through a tax-cut bill at the weekend, but equities were muted on news that a former aide to Donald Trump had agreed to co-operate with a p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 05:26
Taggar: dollar, rate

Tax Reform follow through


"By Wire News @JamesGlynnWSJ 1922 ET ? Two of China?s largest infrastructure banks have refused funding for a giant coal mine planned by Indian conglomerate Adani in Australia?s Queensland state. Indus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 03:17
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, report

Japan Increases Lead ? Approves Another Four New Cryptocurrency Exchanges


"The Japanese Financial Services Agency has approved four more cryptocurrency exchanges to legally operate in Japan. This is the second round of approvals by the agency; the first was for 11 exchanges..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-03 18:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, rate

Record ICO Tezos Founders Seek Bail-Out From Foundation


"Following mounting lawsuits, the founders of Tezos are seeking for their legal costs to be covered by the Swiss-based foundation tasked with managing the funds generated through the company?s ICO (ini..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-03 08:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

New Bitcoin.com Podcast With Crypto-Economist Jon Matonis


"This week?s Bitcoin.com podcast with our host ?Bitcoin Brian? features the e-money researcher and crypto-economist, Jon Matonis. The well-known economist is also the vice president of corporate strate..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-02 19:00
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, investment, rate

7 Tokens Investors Are Talking About


"Disclaimer: This article should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. What separates a real-deal token from a scam? A new wave of tech enthusiasts is asking that question..."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-02 18:00
Taggar: investment, market, rate

Biggest Euro Area Advantage Over U.S. Since August 2016


"The ISM purchasing managers index for U.S. manufacturing settled back a further 0.5 points in November to 58.2 from 58.7 in October and a 13-year high of 60.8 in September. A reading of 58.2 still rep..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 20:54
Taggar: point, rate

Fed?s Bullard Warns US Yield Curve Could Invert Next year


"St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard warned on Friday of a key “bearish signal” emerging for the economy if the Fed continues raising interest rates as fast as policymakers cu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 17:15
Taggar: bear, bull, economy, rate

Canadian Economy Expands at 1.7% in Q3


"The Canadian economy expanded at an annualized rate of 1.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 as weaker exports applied downward pressure on growth. Statistics Canada says the increase in real gros..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 15:43
Taggar: economy, rate

USD/CAD ? Loonie rocks on Canadian Job Report


"CAN Nov jobs: +79.5k (exp. +10k, last +35.3k) Unemployment: +5.9% (exp. +6.2%, last +6.3%) Full-Time Jobs +29,600; Part-Time +49,900 The Canadian labor market continues to defy expectations, as the ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 15:39
Taggar: economy, employment, market, rate

Too Soon to Have a Bitcoin Strategy, Says Goldman Sachs CEO


"Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said bitcoin is still too volatile for the bank to consider a strategy for the cryptocurrency."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 13:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, gold, rate

Bitcoin Too Volatile for Goldman Sachs, Says CEO


"Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has said it's to early for the bank to consider a bitcoin strategy as it "doesn't feel like a store of value.""

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 13:05
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, gold, rate

Next Week


"Central Bank Policy Reviews: Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Poland, and Serbia. Purchasing Managers Surveys: Private domestic, non-oil, or manufacturing PMIs for November to be released for South A..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-01 00:59
Taggar: bank, oil, rate

First South Korean Central Bank Rate Hike in Around Six Years


"The South Korean Base Rate was lifted to 1.50% from 1.25% but accompanied by a comparatively dovish statement that doesn’t guarantee subsequent increases soon: As it is forecast that inflationar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 20:54
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

New Highs in the U.S. Stock Market on Final Day of November


"There’s been the usual ton of data released on this final day of the month, but other matters seem to be lifting confidence. Another gradual Federal Reserve interest rate hike in December seems..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 18:56
Taggar: rate

Giga Watt?s Facility Powers Local Economic Development


"Business innovation has long been a key element of civic progress. In more recent time, technology has served as a major contributor to local economic development.  In fact, the Austrian-born Ameri..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 15:57
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, economy, rate, real estate

PR: Bcshop.Io Implements Bancor Protocol to Provide Bcs Tokens with Decentralized Liquidity


"BCShop.io is happy to announce that it will integrate the Bancor Protocol into its project to enable all users to convert BCS tokens directly on-chain. This means that no centralized exchanges need be..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI lagging the Ringgit


"After peaking at a high of 1,792.35 on June 14 this year, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) moderated over the past two weeks. The local bourse rose 5.96 points to close at 1,720.38 yesterday bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 05:24
Taggar: market, point, rate

Ringgit to Ride the Won Coattails and some


" (kenan.machado@wsj.com) Commodities: Ringgit Could Ride on the Won?s Coattails ? Market Talk November 30, 2017 By Wire News 1905 ET ? The Malaysia ringgit, like the South Korean won, has been rallyin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 02:55
Taggar: currency, market, rate

November in Figures


"The dollar fell mostly during November, constituting a change in direction from movements in October. Nonetheless, U.S. stocks recorded impressive gains just as they had the month before. Japanese sha..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 00:59
Taggar: dollar, market, rate, share

Fed Chair Yellen Remains Committed to Raising Rates


"Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank is concerned with growth get out of hand and thus is committed to continuing to raise rates in a gradual manner. “We don’t want to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 22:28
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Bitcoin Crossed $10K for the First Time: Global Validation or Speculative Bubble?


"Bitcoin surpassed $10K yesterday. To many, the event was a mark of Bitcoin?s accomplishments. But yet, others are concerned that bitcoin has become too speculative, and a pop in the bubble could be..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 22:24
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, gold, market, point, profit, rate

A Greener Cryptocurrency From Bittorrent Inventor, Bram Cohen


"The inventor of Bittorrent has now turned his attention to blockchain technology and building a greener Bitcoin called Chia. Bram Cohen released Bittorrent to the world in 2004, but, in early 2017..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 19:45
Taggar: bitcoin, consumption, currency, rate, visa

Weekly US Mortgage Applications Fell 3.1 Percent


"In a week that saw no change in interest rates and a holiday tacked onto the end, mortgage volume really had nowhere to go but down. Total applications fell 3.1 percent for the week, according to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:33
Taggar: bank, finance, rate, report

The Ethereum Killer Is Ethereum 2.0: Vitalik Buterin?s Roadmap


"Speaking on November 25 at BeyondBlock Taipei 2017, Ethereum inventor and co-founder Vitalik Buterin outlined his vision for Ethereum 2.0. He described major changes in Ethereum?s architecture that..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 17:14
Taggar: bitcoin, mastercard, rate, report, share, visa

German inflation accelerated more than anticipated in November


"German inflation accelerated more than anticipated in November, in a sign that robust growth in Europe?s largest economy may be translating into higher prices. Consumer prices rose an annual 1.8 perce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 15:40
Taggar: economy, inflation, rate

Rapid U.K Consumer Borrowing Growth Cools Again


"Britons took on credit at the slowest rate in 18 months in October, easing some of the Bank of England?s concerns about a rapid build-up of household debt, but other figures on Wednesday pointed to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 15:31
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, point, rate

U.S Q3 Economic Growth Raised to 3.3%


"The U.S. economy grew faster than initially thought in the third quarter, notching its quickest pace in three years, as increases in business investment in inventories and equipment offset a moderatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 15:26
Taggar: economy, investment, rate

DAX Soars as Powell Calls for Easier Bank Regulations


"The DAX index has posted strong gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,190.00, up 1.00% on the day. On the release front, Germany releases Preliminary CPI, which is expected to ac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 12:49
Taggar: cpi, rate

PR: Rentberry ? Decentralized Home Rental Platform


"What is Rentberry and why does the world need it? Rentberry is a decentralized home rental platform aiming to automate all rental tasks while saving both landlords and tenants time, money, and effort..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Edges Higher, Investors Await German Inflation, US GDP


"The euro has edged higher in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1857, up 0.14% on the day. On the release front, Germany releases Preliminary CPI, which is expected to accelerat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 12:15
Taggar: cpi, rate, trading

Lambda Protocol: Decentralizing Access to Decentralized Applications


"The Lambda Protocol has announced a decentralized, open-source solution for unrestricted access to decentralized applications (DApps). Utilizing the Lambda Protocol, DApp developers can leverage ex..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 21:44
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, leverage, point, rate, share

Fed?s Powell Sticks to Tightening Policy in His Confirmation Hearing


"As if markets needed any more persuading that the Federal Reserve is about to raise rates, the likely next Fed chief provided a little more ammunition. During his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 20:57
Taggar: market, rate

Japanese Bitcoin Exchange bitFlyer Now Licensed in the U.S.


"Tokyo-based bitFlyer has become the fourth digital currency exchange to receive approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) for a ?BitLicense? to operate as a virtual..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 20:50
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, currency trade, currency trading, financial, market, rate, trading

PR: Bitcoen.io ? First «Kosher» (Jewish) Crypto-Token and Blockchain Ecosystem


"British company BitCoen is opening up an international blockchain market. The company declared about its strategic goal ? to help interaction between representatives of the Jewish communities around t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Blockchain Developers? Token Creation and Smart Contract Movement


"New York entrepreneur Dean Anastos has a knack for creative ventures. He is a brain cancer activist known for the short films ?The Assignment? and ?Dear John McCain,? with several film projects in..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 19:22
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, financial, market, point, rate, report

Abra Adds Ether, Launches New Multi-sig Wallet for Holding Digital Assets


"The new Bitcoin-based, multi-signature wallet from Abra is being released hot on the heels of their recent funding announcement, supporting ether and 52 fiat currencies.Now, after running our servi..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 18:28
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, dollar, paypal, rate, real estate

New Alliance Sets Out to Boost Blockchain Interoperability


"The companies behind three blockchain platforms have unveiled a new advocacy group focusing on interoperability between disparate networks."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 18:15
Taggar: rate

Bitcoin Use in Iran Welcomed by Nation?s High Council of Cyberspace


"Iran is probably not the first country to pop into your head when thinking about official bitcoin endorsement. In the Middle East alone, the immensely rich Arab emirates of the Gulf are much likelier..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 18:11
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

PR: One of the Top-9 Most Anticipated ICOs ? Bankex Tokenization Platform ? Launches Its Token Sale Today


"The long-anticipated BANKEX token sale is live, starting today. BANKEX?s breakthrough technology has already generated a lot of buzz in the crypto community. A Top 50 FinTech company, which is ranked..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 12:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, financial, rate

Wrangling Data For Enterprise: Blockchain Company Libra Launches Crypto Office


"Libra, a developer of blockchain tax and auditing software, has launched Crypto Office, a new product aimed at the industry?s biggest players: exchanges, market makers and hedge funds.The company w..."

Bitflyer Launches Its New Cryptocurrency Exchange for US Customers


"Bitflyer, the world?s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is muscling in on U.S. territory after securing a highly coveted Bit License. Just three of the licenses have previously been awarded, which enti..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 01:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Bitcoin Price Rally Has Been 'Amazing' Says Nuveen's Bob Doll


"Bitcoin "feels speculative," according to the chief equity strategist for Nuveen Asset Management. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 19:50
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

This New Scaling Layer Could Make Payment Channels Ten Times More Effective


"There is no disputing the fact that the Bitcoin network has scalability problems. Micropayment channels are a solution to increase the transaction rate and speed. Yet, this is not the golden soluti..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 17:58
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, gold, rate, share

Addressing Healthcare Inefficiencies and Costs Through Robomed Network


"The effective management of costs and efficiencies is a vital element for ensuring high-functioning healthcare systems. Nowhere is this trend being more closely watched than in the U.S. and U.K. Ac..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 16:53
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, investment, point, rate, report, trading

Bittrex Issues a Warning About Cryptocurrency Pump and Dumps


"Pump and dumps, which have long been synonymous with cryptocurrency markets, are facing a clampdown. Bittrex has emphasized its determination to combat the practice, which persists on several exchange..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 15:05
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

DAX Starts off Week with Gains


"The DAX index has started the week with gains. Currently, the DAX is at 13,101.50, up 0.25% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone or German events on the schedule. The ECB changed di..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 14:20
Taggar: rate

United Arab Emirates Fund CEO Throws Shade at JP Morgan?s Jamie Dimon


"???? ?????? (Mubadala Development Company PJSC), an Abu Dhabi-based state holding company, appears receptive to the global phenomenon sweeping through professional finance circles that is bitcoin. Its..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 12:59
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, finance, rate

PR: Bitcoin Diamond Launched at 30 Global Exchanges After It Was Forked Successfully at Block Height 495866


"Bitcoin Diamond was forked at block height 495866 successfully and launched at 30 global exchanges, and the trading price skyrocketed. Singapore, 24th November Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) is a fork of Bitco..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, trading

2018 GLOBAL FX OUTLOOK ( Radio Interview)


"Presented by: Joyce Goh BFM KL 2018 GLOBAL FX OUTLOOK:  Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore December will be upon us this Friday kicking off the countdown to 2018. As we m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 05:05
Taggar: foreign exchange, investment, rate, share, shares, trading

PR: VIBEhub VR/AR Teams up with Global Tech Giant Monster Technologies


"After only two months since the conclusion of their Token Sale, the VIBEHub team is making major moves with long term implications for the AR/VR industry. VIBEHub has formally announced that they will..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-25 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Dollar Drops in Thanksgiving Week with US Taxes in Spotlight


"December Fed rate hike priced in but fundamentals favour EUR The US dollar depreciated on Friday and touched a five week low against major currencies. The US Thanksgiving holiday truncated the week wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 22:32
Taggar: currencies, dollar, indicators, point, rate

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Inches Higher, Investors Search for Cues


"The Canadian dollar has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2715, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, there are no major indicators. Canada releases Corporate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 14:07
Taggar: dollar, indicators, profit, rate, trading

Despite easing today the Yuan is on a roll


"SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China’s yuan weakened against the U.S. dollar on Friday, with strong corporate demand supporting the greenback but the Chinese currency is on course for its be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-24 06:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, point, rate

SophiaTX Integrates Blockchain Technology With SAP


"In September, SophiaTX announced the first open-source platform to primarily integrate blockchain technology with SAP software, used by 87 percent of global businesses and 98 percent of the top 100..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 20:09
Taggar: bitcoin, finance, financial, market, point, rate, share, visa

$413: Ether Prices Within a Whisker of All-Time High


"The price of ether, ethereum's native token, is closing in on record highs above $400. Soon before press time, the world's second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization had hit $413 ? a whisk..."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 17:32
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, rate

DAX Yawns Despite Stellar German Manufacturing PMI


"The DAX index is showing limited movement in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,001.00, down 0.10%. On the release front, German Final GDP accelerated to 0.8%, matching the forecast. Ge..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 13:53
Taggar: rate

Gobble Gobble ? Dollar in Trouble


"Thursday November 23: Five things the markets are talking about While investors believe the Fed will raise rates in December, many are trying to gauge how aggressively the central bank will tighten mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 13:22
Taggar: bank, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Slightly Higher on Sharp Manufacturing PMIs


"The euro has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1844, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, German Final GDP accelerated to 0.8%, matching the foreca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 12:56
Taggar: rate, trading

Nasdaq to Build Blockchain Voting System for Securities Depository Strate


"Nasdaq has entered into an agreement with South African central securities depository Strate to deliver a blockchain solution for e-voting."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 11:20
Taggar: rate

Subdued equity markets on Thanksgiving Holiday


"By YOUKYUNG LEE, AP BUSINESS WRITER Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with invest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 05:52
Taggar: market, rate

Dollar bulls licking their wounds


"By Masayuki Kitano (Reuters Singapore) SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar touched a two-month low against the yen on Thursday, having tumbled after the minutes of the Federal Reserve?s latest meet..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 04:51
Taggar: dollar, inflation, rate

Ringgit continues to press higher


"By Bernama  KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today with the surging bond and equity inflows acting as the primary catalysts which accelerated the demand for the local note..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 04:01
Taggar: dollar, point, rate

Ringgit appeal


"Currency traders are pricing in a rate hike by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) as early as January next year, and the current wind behind the ringgit could see it strengthening further against the greenbac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 00:50
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, rate

USD limps out of Thanksgiving Holiday ? Wobble Wooble?


"USD limps out of Thanksgiving Holiday ” Wobble Wobble.” As to be expected the overnight session was very quiet as is typical with most US Traders off to celebrate Thanksgiving.However, if..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 00:06
Taggar: currency, rate

Bitcoin Exchange Globitex Granted European Electronic Money License


"Globitex, a new bitcoin exchange co-founded by former Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Jon Matonis, is announcing that its parent Globitex Holding (Latvia) group company NexPay UAB has been gr..."

U.K Budget Next, FOMC Minutes Later


"Wednesday November 22: Five things the markets are talking about The dollar is a tad weaker across the board after current Fed Chair Janet Yellen warned against rapid rate hikes, while the EUR (?1.175..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 13:03
Taggar: dollar, market, rate

Zen Protocol?s Mission for Decentralized Finance


"In Eastern traditions, Zen is often defined as a total state of focus, a merging together of body and mind. It involves dropping illusions and seeing things as they are in the present moment.Based..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 19:46
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, finance, financial, market, point, profit, rate

?Chinese Ethereum? NEO Drops After Investor Relations Disaster


"Investor relations management is a crucial part of the operations of any business whose assets are traded by the public. In the growing crypto world, ventures are still learning this the hard way, as..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 19:35
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

ECB President Draghi: Cryptocurrency Impact Still 'Limited'


"European Central Bank president Mario Draghi reiterated his view that cryptocurrencies are too small to regulate on Monday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 18:50
Taggar: bank, currencies, rate

NAGA Flourishes at the Epicenter of Blockchain?s Digital Disruption


"Blockchain technology?s disruptive force in business and commerce has been well documented. With strong momentum ensuing from its beginnings as the foundational technology supporting Bitcoin, distr..."

French-German Bond Yield Spread Returns to Pre-Crisis Levels


"France?s borrowing costs just 15 bps away from German levels Lower-rated euro zone bonds outperform as FDP risk fades The gap between French and German borrowing costs moved to its tightest level sinc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 16:01
Taggar: rate

Erdogan Stirs ?Toxic Cocktail? for Turkish Lenders


"Lenders caught in crossfire as president slams central bank Bank stocks post biggest five-day drop since failed 2016 coup Turkish lenders are being snared in a battle between President Recep Tayyip Er..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 15:22
Taggar: bank, rate

R3, Microsoft Expand Partnership to Boost Corda DLT Adoption


"Distributed ledger startup R3 is moving to more deeply integrate its Corda platform with Microsoft's Azure cloud service."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 13:00
Taggar: rate

Pirate Party Founder Discusses Revolutionary Potential of Cryptocurrency With RT


"Rick Falkvinge, the founder of the world?s first pirate party, discussed the revolutionary potential of bitcoin and cryptocurrency while speaking with RT on Monday. Mr. Falkvinge recently issued a sat..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 04:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Op Ed: ?We Never Thought of That? ? When Venture-Backed Companies Undertake Reverse ICOs


"With well over $3 billion raised this year alone, in very little time initial coin offerings (ICOs) have emerged as a major source of venture finance. Even companies that have already raised conven..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 22:25
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, cable, finance, investment, leverage, market, rate, share, shares

Rublix Is Reimagining Crypto Trading


"The soaring fortunes of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is attracting massive amounts of media attention worldwide. This has led to a steady stream of traders flocking to the space amid record prices..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 15:47
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, finance, investment, market, rate, trading

Stanford?s Applied Cryptography Group Aims to Bulletproof Bitcoin


"Stanford University?s Applied Cryptography Group (ACG) is proposing Bulletproofs, a way to drastically reduce blockchain data, roughly ten-fold. The ACG team argues how using aggregation for transacti..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 12:55
Taggar: bitcoin, bull, rate

Troy University?s Malavika Nair Says Bitcoin Is Something Different Than a Classic Bubble


"Malavika Nair of Troy University describes bitcoin’s price phenomenon as something other than a classic bubble. Bubbles, she said, do not go up, up, up, then down a bit, only to go up, up, up in..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-19 20:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

PR: Farewell, Retailers: How Ins Ecosystem Plans to Change the Consumer Goods Market


"The global market for consumer goods is gaining speed: according to Persistence Market Research, this rapidly growing one will be worth $8.5 trillion by 2020. In three years, the online consumer goods..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-19 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Chinese Bitcoin Miners Explore Relocating Abroad Amid Fears of Crackdown


"An increasing number of Chinese miners are reportedly exploring other jurisdictions in which to operate amid growing uncertainty regarding the future of China’s mining industry. Although the Chi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-19 14:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report

PR: Dentacoin Foundation and Uniblock Investment Consultancy, Singapore Announce Strategic Partnership


"Dentacoin Foundation, an organization based in the Netherlands with the mission to improve the global dental industry by utilizing the Blockchain advantages, has established a partnership with Unibloc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-18 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, investment, market, rate

Now the SegWit2x Hard Fork Has Really Failed to Activate


"In case there were any remaining doubts, it now seems clear that the SegWit2x hard fork will not happen.The SegWit2x project, a product of the New York Agreement signed onto by a long list of compa..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 21:54
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, point, rate, share, trading

Which Forex Pair Trends the Most


"A successful currency trader needs a proven trading strategy. Many traders prefer strategies based on trends. Such strategies work best with currency pairs that trend well. Monitoring a..."

Crypto Trading and Traditional Assets: New Options for Investors


"While trading of crypto-assets is booming, some investors are looking for options to trade traditional assets like stocks via cryptocurrencies. Three new operators are among those developing tradin..."

Blockchain Coalition Seeks to Make Bitcoin Welcome in Wyoming


"A group of people are on a mission to bring Bitcoin back to the state of Wyoming after unfriendly laws made it impossible to transact with cryptocurrencies there more than two years ago.The Wyoming..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 20:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, rate

Survey Says Bitcoin Holders Won?t Sell Until Well Over $100K


"Three surveys in as many months of residents in the United States, encompassing more than 2,500 people, reveal growing interest in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. The latest survey introduces eye-poppin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 13:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

ECB Monetary Policy Has Not Hurt Bank Profits


"European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi said Friday that the environment of low rates in the euro zone has not hurt the profits of European banks.”As regards bank profitability, ECB r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-17 11:52
Taggar: bank, profit, rate

The Lightning Network Now Supports Transactions Across Blockchains


"Although still in testing phase, the lightning network can now be used to send transactions across different blockchains. The Lightning Labs development team successfully swapped testnet bitcoin fo..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 22:48
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, rate

Dell Subsidiary Considers Blockchain Use in Data Transfers


"In a new patent application, Dell subsidiary VMWare outlines how it could integrate a blockchain into a proposed cloud-based data transfer service."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 22:45
Taggar: rate

A Beginner?s Guide to Claiming Your Bitcoin Gold (and Selling It)


"This is a re-write of ?A Beginner?s Guide to Claiming Your ?Bitcoin Cash? (and Selling It)?. Please note: Everything in this article is just advice based on our best understanding of the current si..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 20:15
Taggar: announcement, bear, bitcoin, gold, point, rate, share, trading

YouTube Stars Can Now Earn Brave's Browser Tokens


"The ad-blocking browser provides YouTubers with an alternative monetization strategy in a year of aggravation with the video site's ad-killing bots."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 18:00
Taggar: rate

No Change Made in Indonesian Monetary Policy


"Board officials at this month’s policy meeting left interest rates unchanged. A 4.25% one-week reverse repo rate is flanked y a 3.5% overnight deposit rate and a 5.0% lending rate. After cutting..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 17:53
Taggar: rate

Canada: International Transactions in Securities, September 2017


"Foreign investment in Canadian securities totalled $16.8 billion in September, up from $9.8 billion in August. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities slowed to $2.4 billion in Sep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 15:20
Taggar: investment, rate

Eurozone Inflation Unrevised For October


"Euro data this morning offered up no new surprises – Eurostat’s second estimate of eurozone inflation for October was confirmed at +1.4%, down from +1.5% in September and well below the Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 12:31
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Will UK Retail Sales Complete a Worrying Hatrick?


"BoE Rate Hike Questioned as UK Data Disappoints European equity markets are expected to bounce back at the open on Thursday following a similar move in Asia overnight as traders eye more data from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 10:18
Taggar: market, point, pound, rate

The Ringgit Soars


"By MARK RAO ( Malaysian Reserve) The ringgit, supported by the anticipated interest-rate hike next year, continued to gain against the US dollar despite the plunge in oil prices and sell down on equit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 08:27
Taggar: dollar, market, oil, rate

Monetary Authority of Singapore Publishes ?Guide to Digital Token Offerings?


"The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published a ?guide to digital token offerings?, which seeks to elaborate upon how initial coin offerings (ICOs) will be subject to Singapore?s securities..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 05:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

EUR/USD Remains Little Changed Despite Slew of Economic Reports


"EUR/USD settled little changed on Wednesday (though it attempted to rally intraday) despite the large amount of economic reports in the United States. One of the..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 02:52
Taggar: inflation, rate, report

No conviction


"No conviction Picking bottoms   on the USD is an exercise in futility even more so after the washout in near-term currency ranges  that transpired this week Indeed, a risk-off point of view continued..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 02:17
Taggar: currency, market, point, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower on Weak Oil and Upcoming NAFTA Talks


"The Canadian dollar depreciated on Wednesday. The loonie lost 0.30 percent versus the greenback after solid inflation and strong retail sales data show the U.S. Federal Reserve is ready to announce a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 23:44
Taggar: dollar, inflation, loonie, rate, retail sales

New ?Semi-Decentralized? Cryptocurrency Exchange Navigates Murky Compliance Waters


"Tetra, a new entrant in the cryptocurrency exchange sector, describes itself as a semi-decentralized, peer-to-peer exchange with an emphasis on security and usability: ?Tetra will help create the n..."

Central Bank of Iceland


"Iceland’s seven-day term rate had been cut 25 basis points last month and earlier by 50 basis points in August 2016 and 25 bps each in May and June of this year. But a statement released after t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 18:28
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Chile: Board Leaves Policy Unchanged


"Chile’s monetary policy rate had been reduced by 25 basis points four times during the first five months of 2017 to the current level of 2.5%. That’s higher than the present on-year CPI in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 18:16
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

U.S. Retail Sales Rise in October, Inflation Picks Up


"Data this morning shows that U.S consumers increased their spending only slightly in October, a sign that households spend moderated after a hurricane-related bump the previous month. Sales at restaur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 15:43
Taggar: market, rate

Zen Protocol Advances Smart Contracts for Financial Services


"Shunry? Suzuki, the S?t? Zen monk and teacher who helped popularize Zen Buddhism in the United States, once remarked that, "In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 15:29
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, brokers, currencies, currency, finance, financial, market, rate

Fed?s Evans Struggling to Explain Phillips Curve Conundrum


"There’s one key economic model that the Federal Reserve has struggled to understand, Charles Evans, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, told CNBC on Wednesday.”We donR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 14:27
Taggar: bank, employment, rate

Rush to Bitcoin Cash Causes Exodus Wallet to Suspend BTC Trading Pairs


"Wallet software platform Exodus suspended exchange features for bitcoin trading pairs over the weekend, after a rush to bitcoin cash caused major congestion. In a public letter to its customers, the c..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 14:05
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, trading

UK Labor Market Cools


"U.K. unemployment held at a 42-year low in the third quarter but there are signs that the labor market is slowing as the number of people in work fell for the first time in almost a year.The jobless r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 12:25
Taggar: employment, market, rate

Oil Gushes Lower Leading Commodity Exodus


"Oil prices tanked overnight as an overbought commodity market finally ran out of steam. The long-awaited short-term correction in oil prices finally occurred overnight with Brent and WTI, both plungin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 06:22
Taggar: bull, market, oil, rate

Euro reigns supreme


"Euro reigns supreme The Euro regained its debatably rightful throne as King of the Hill overnight stampeding higher across the board as currency traders applauded German GDP after Q3 YoY printed an im..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 02:07
Taggar: currency, currency trade, rate

Kaspersky Lab and Parity Technologies Launch Blockchain-Based Voting System


"Cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab unveiled Polys, a secure online voting system based on blockchain technology and backed with transparent crypto algorithms, at the company?s annual Cybersecurity..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 19:57
Taggar: bitcoin, investment, rate

Trezor Announce Support for Bitcoin Gold But Other Platforms Steer Clear


"Hardware wallet manufacturer Trezor have announced support for Bitcoin Gold, making them one of the few major platforms to commit to the fledgling fork. While Trezor integration is good news for BTG..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 19:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, gold, manufacture, rate

DAX Edges Lower on Mixed Eurozone Data


"The DAX is almost unchanged in the Tuesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,033.48, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, there are a host of German and eurozone indicators. German Prelimin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 19:23
Taggar: cpi, indicators, rate

The IRS May Get Approval to Conduct Coinbase Tax Probe


"This week the battle between the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the San Francisco firm Coinbase is heating up once again as a U.S. Magistrate Judge is siding with the tax collector. Also read..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 18:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, rate

OPEC Open to Increasing Membership


"United Arab Emirates Minister for Energy Suhail al-Mazroui said Tuesday there is “definitely” an appetite for non-OPEC members to join the 14-member cartel.When asked whether the non-OPEC..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 15:52
Taggar: rate

PR: Trade.io Announces Strategic Technical Alliance with Financial Technology Giant Modulus in Support of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Initiatives


"Zug Switzerland highly anticipated ICO, trade.io announced it has licensed advanced technology from Modulus, a leading provider of financial technology products for over 20 years. Modulus has provided..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 12:30
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, market, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Punches Past 1.17 on Strong German GDP


"The euro has posted gains in the Tuesday session and is trading at a 3-week high. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1716, up 0.42% on the day. In economic news, German Preliminary GDP accelerated to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 12:01
Taggar: cpi, rate, trading

Bitcoin Gold?s Confusing Mainnet Launch Has a Rough Start


"On November 12, the Bitcoin Gold network went live at 4 pm EDT according to the team?s blog page and Slack channel. The controversial project currently has a full node client, but public mining didn&#..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 22:33
Taggar: bitcoin, gold, rate

UAE Energy Minister Says OPEC Likely to Extend Cuts


"United Arab Emirates Minister for Energy Suhail al-Mazroui said Monday that he expected OPEC and non-OPEC countries to extend global supply cuts at a closely-watched meeting at the end of the month. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 16:47
Taggar: rate

Quantum Physics and Astrology Predict Bad Things For Bitcoin


"Forget about technical analysis, charting, or market psychology. There?s a new way of predicting the fate of bitcoin that doesn?t involve busting out the bollinger bands or discerning cup-and-handle p..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 15:10
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, market, rate, technical analysis

GBP/CAD to Fall After Descending Triangle Formation


"The rate consolidation that took form a descending triangle on the weekly chart of GBP/CAD reflects the broad weakness of the Great Britain pound, which is also..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 13:08
Taggar: pound, rate

Yuan weakens on seasonal USD demand


"SHANGHAI, Nov 13 (Reuters) – China’s yuan eased against the dollar on Monday, thanks to continuing corporate demand for the greenback and a weaker official fixing. The dollar got a lift ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 07:00
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, pound, rate

Bitcoin Cash Network Completes a Successful Hard Fork


"At approximately 4 pm EDT at block height 504031, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network successfully hard forked. The fork is a change to the decentralized currency?s consensus rules and aims to upgrade the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 01:09
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

86,034 Github Blockchain Projects, 8 Percent Survive, Top Accounting Firm Analysts Say


"Evolution of Blockchain Technology: Insights from the Github Platform (Evolution) is an analysis by Jesus Leal Trujillo, Steve Fromhart, and Val Srinivas of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte)..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-12 18:55
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, rate

Antiwar.com Expands Cryptocurrency Acceptance for Enhanced Privacy


"This week the web portal Antiwar.com, a site dedicated to non-interventionism and the opposition of war, has announced the nonprofit is expanding its acceptance of digital currencies. Antiwar plans to..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-12 15:10
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, profit, rate

Bitcoin Cash Price Surpasses $1,800 ? Eying the Second Largest Market Cap


"As news.Bitcoin.com reported earlier this weekend, bitcoin cash (BCH) markets have been on a rampage following the canceled 2MB hard fork event. BCH prices have increased three-fold since then, reachi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-12 10:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate, report

Swedish Pirate Rick Falkvinge Brings Humor and Profundity to Bitcoin Cash Debate


"As bitcoin cash (BCH) has rocketed to usurp ethereum in market capitalization, ranking the second most popular cryptocurrency behind bitcoin, conspiracy theories have appeared almost as quickly. Who i..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-12 01:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, rate

Bitcoin.com Wallet Celebrates 500,000 Downloads in Three Months


"This week the Bitcoin.com wallet has reached a significant milestone as we are pleased to announce our wallet app has been downloaded 500,000 times since launching the platform. The landmark shows the..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-11 15:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, market, rate

PR: Alexander Borodich Develops Universa Blockchain Platform-Based Solution for the President of Russian Federation


"National Center for Helping Lost and Exploited Children, with support from BAZAAR Production and Universa Blockchain, will present world?s first innovative technology niche ? Child Tech. The new area..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-11 12:03
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

De-briefing Ethereum?s Parity Predicament: What?s Next?


"After an unidentified actor ?accidentally? triggered a series of bugs that destroyed approximately $150 million worth of digital currency, the world waits for a substantive answer ? is this vulnera..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 23:11
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, point, rate

Central Reserve Bank of Peru


"Peru’s policy interest rate has been lowered from 3.5% to 3.25%. This action follows three earlier 25-basis point cuts this year done in May, July and September. Taken together, this one percent..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 17:40
Taggar: point, rate

Bank of Mexico


"In ten moves from December 2015 to June of this year, Mexico’s one-day interbank interest rate was raised from a low of 3.0% to the current 7.0% at which by unanimous vote this week it will rema..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 17:33
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

UK Data and Brexit Negotiations Key on Friday


"Will Investors Shake Off Thursday?s Weakness? Financial markets are looking a little flat ahead of the European open on Friday, following a similar session in Asia overnight and as traders try to shak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-10 08:52
Taggar: dollar, financial, market, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher US Tax Worries Hurt USD


"The Canadian dollar rose on Thursday as the US senators are paring back some of the corporate tax cuts in an effort to keep the impact of the proposed bill under $1.5 trillion. Republican senators are..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 23:40
Taggar: dollar, rate

National Bank of Serbia


"Having been cut by 50 basis points at the prior meeting of the Serbian central bank executive board a month ago, officials made no further change at this time. The policy rate stays at 3.5%. There wer..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:27
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Bank Negara Malaysia


"A statement released after this year’s last scheduled meeting of 2017 announces that the Central Bank of Malaysia’s overnight policy will stay at an accommodative 3.0% but includes a hint..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:19
Taggar: bank, rate

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas


"The Filipino reverse repo rate has been at 3.0% since a pair of 25-basis point hikes in July and September of 2014. A statement released by the Monetary Board after the last review considers 3.0% to s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:08
Taggar: inflation, point, rate

Reserve Bank of New Zealand


"CPI inflation is projected to remain near the midpoint of the target range, and longer-term inflation expectations are well anchored at 2 percent. Monetary policy will remain accommodative for a consi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:01
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

Segwit2x Futures Continue to Trade Despite Fork Cancellation


"Despite yesterday?s announcement that the anticipated Segwit2x hard fork will not be taking place, Segwit2x futures markets continue to trade. As of this writing, Segwit2x futures are trading for appr..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 18:00
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, market, rate, trading

Saudi Aramco Signs $ 4.5 Billion Deals with Europe, China and US


"Saudi Aramco on Thursday signed agreements worth $4.5 billion with firms from Europe, the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates for oil and gas projects in the kingdom. The companies are S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 17:31
Taggar: oil, rate

Bitpico Claims Segwit2X is Still Alive Despite All Evidence to the Contrary


"Reports of 2X?s death have been greatly exaggerated. That?s according to a statement issued by little-known mining group Bitpico. In a defiant message that appeared on a mailing list, Bitpico claimed..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-09 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, rate, report

PR: Spectiv Advertising ICO Acquires Livetourlab Intellectual Property and Assets: Token Sale December 8th


"Decentralized advertising token project, Spectiv, has purchased LiveTourLAB's assets and all of its associated technology and intellectual property. LiveTourLAB has developed protocols to embed intera..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 20:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

National Bank of Poland


"Poland’s reference interest rate was left at 1.5% at this week’s monetary policy review. It’s been 1.5% since a pair of 50-basis pint cuts in the first quarter of 2015. The rate had..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 17:40
Taggar: inflation, margin, rate

Bank of Thailand


"Following a two percentage point decline between November 2011 and April 2015, Thailand’s policy interest rate has been at 1.5%. The latest review ended with a unanimous decision to keep that le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 17:29
Taggar: point, rate

GBP/USD ? Little Reason to Be Bullish (Video)


"Sterling and GBPUSD have been in the spotlight since Thursday’s rate hike. The pound dropped after the hike and gave back its recent gains. Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst for OANDA tells us..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 16:36
Taggar: market, pound, rate

SIA Group, R3 Team Up for Blockchain Finance App Network


"Technology infrastructure provider SIA Group and DLT consortium R3 have teamed up in an effort to get banks and corporates using blockchain apps."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 10:40
Taggar: bank, rate

Credit Suisse Forecasts Stock Rally to Continue


"The global stock rally has even more room to run, according to Credit Suisse’s top equity analysts. Global shares should see a healthy 6 percent surge until the middle of next year as a solid ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 20:11
Taggar: rate, share, shares

National Bank of Romania


"Romania’s monetary policy rate stays at 1.75%, but the overnight lending and deposit rate corridor was narrowed further with a 25-basis point cut of the former to 2.75% and a hike of the latter..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 17:46
Taggar: point, rate

Central Bank of Sri Lanka


"The Monetary Policy Committee kept its deposit rate unchanged at 7.25% and its lending facility rate at 8.75%. The late increases in these rate were a pair of 50-basis point moves in February and July..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 17:36
Taggar: point, rate

Reserve Bank of Australia


"Australia’s Official Cash Rate has been at a record low 1.5% since August 2016 when such was cut by 25 basis points. Even though the economy has not had a recession for over 20 years, price and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 17:27
Taggar: economy, inflation, point, rate

RBA : Don?t rock the boat baby


"RBA: Don’t rock the boat baby The RBA proved yet again to be one of more predictable  G-10 Central Banks offering up standard fare of no rate cut with no serious attempt to adjust forward guidan..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-07 08:24
Taggar: bank, rate

Fork Watch: The Chain With Less Hashrate Could Come to a Screeching Halt


"Over the next two weeks, bitcoin proponents from both sides of the scaling debate will be preparing for a possible hard fork. A lot of people believe the Segwit2x fork will be entirely different than..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-06 23:30
Taggar: bitcoin, profit, rate

Biggest Forex Myth You Believed in but Later Found out to Be False


"The trading world is full of misconceptions, myths, and poorly understood ideas. When a new person joins the ranks of traders, his or her mind is usually crowded wit..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-06 18:41
Taggar: forex, forex trading, rate, trading

EUR/USD Unable to Rally on Back of Poor US NFP


"EUR/USD attempted to rally after the poor nonfarm payrolls released today but quickly reversed its movement following the short-lived spike to the upside. The currency pa..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 21:33
Taggar: currency, currency pair, rate, report

A Hot Canadian and U.S Jobs Market


"US Labor Oct non-farm payrolls +261k; consensus +315k US Oct Unemployment Rate +4.1%; Consensus +4.2% US Oct Average Hourly Earnings -0.04%, or -$0.01 to $26.53; Over Year +2.4% US Oct Private Sector..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 14:52
Taggar: employment, rate

A Noteworthy Week to End with the Release of U.S. Monthly Labor Market Data and the Start of Trump?s 11-Day Trip to Asia


"Over the past week, Republican lawmakers pressed hard in their quest to pass a major tax cut by Christmas. Jerome Powell, viewed widely as a continuity choice, was nominated to be the next Federal Res..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 14:07
Taggar: bank, rate

UK Services Sector Experiences Sharp Improvement in September


"Britain?s services sector enjoyed a sharp pick-up in growth last month but companies were nervous about Brexit, a closely watched survey showed on Friday, a day after the Bank of England raised intere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 12:43
Taggar: bank, rate

Has China Surpassed the US as the World?s Role Model?


"China is calling for constructive dialogue and negotiations ahead of the President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing next week as the world’s second-largest economy balances practical diplom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 12:22
Taggar: economy, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of US Nonfarm Payrolls, Wage Growth


"The euro continues has ticked lower in the Friday session. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1644, down 0.09% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone indicators on the schedule. Emplo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 11:33
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate, trading

Jobs Data Wraps Up Big Week for the US


"Jobs Report Eyed as Fed Gets New Chair It?s been a very busy week for financial markets in which the Bank of England has raised rates for the first time in a decade, Donald Trump has elected a new Fed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-03 09:42
Taggar: bank, financial, market, rate, report

Bank of England Lifts Interest Rate as Expected


"The Bank Rate was doubled to 0.50% because of a “steady erosion of slack” that “has reduced the degree to which it is appropriate for the MPC to accommodate an extended period of inf..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 18:15
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Czech National Bank Raises Interest Rates


"The Czech National Bank’s first interest rate change was enacted in early August when the 2-week repo rate and Lombard rate were increased 20 basis points and 25 bps  to 0.25% and 0.50%, respect..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:48
Taggar: bank, point, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Plunges as BoE Raises Rates


"The British pound has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3090, down 1.18% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of England raised intere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:47
Taggar: bank, point, pound, rate, trading

Similar October Manufacturing PMI Indices in U.S. and Euroland


"It was reported today by IHS Markit that Euroland’s manufacturing purchasing managers index rose 0.4 points to an 80-month high of 58.5. Being above 50 since July 2013 means that conditions in m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:29
Taggar: point, rate, report

?One and Done? Hike Triggers GBP Selling


"Carney on the Defensive, Tax Reform and Fed Chair Announcement to Come   Post Rate Hike Thoughts A dovish rate hike from the Bank of England on Thursday has triggered a sell-off in the pound while yie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:16
Taggar: announcement, bank, pound, rate

Pound Plummets 1% on BoE Decision


"BOE Nov Minutes: MPC Voted 7-2 to Raise Bank Rate to 0.5% BOE Nov Minutes: 2 Voted to Keep Rate Unchanged BOE Nov Minutes: 7 Voted to Increase Rate BOE Deputy Governors Ramsden and Cunliffe Voted To L..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 13:56
Taggar: bank, financial, rate

BoE Decision to Rock Sterling


"Thursday November 2: Five things the markets are talking about In the U.K the Bank of England (BoE) is expected to hike interest rates for the first time in more than a decade (+0.25 bps to +0.5% at 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 11:55
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Higher After Fed Holds Rates as Expected


"The Canadian dollar gained on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve ended its two day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting and left the benchmark borrowing rate untouched at 100?125 basis p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 22:30
Taggar: dollar, market, point, rate

October in Figures


"Whereas September had experienced upward pressure on long-term interest rates, October had a slight downward bias. The rhetoric after central bank meetings in Japan and Euroland was a bit more dovish..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 21:12
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Will Super Thursday Live Up to its Name?


"BoE Has Prepared Markets For a Rate Hike, Will it Deliver? On Thursday, the Bank of England is widely expected to do something that a large group of people will never have experienced, raise interest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 18:40
Taggar: bank, financial, market, rate

BOE Expected to Hike on Thursday But by How Many Votes?


"The Bank of England (BOE) is widely expected to raise interest rates from record lows Thursday, but market participants will be closely watching for clues on what the U.K. central bank will do next. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 16:22
Taggar: bank, market, rate

UK Manufacturing PMI Rises in October


"British manufacturers reported robust growth last month and rising inflation pressure, an industry survey showed, adding to the chances that the Bank of England will raise interest rates on Thursday f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 16:13
Taggar: bank, inflation, manufacture, rate, report

Fed Chair More Important Than FOMC Meeting


"As investors eagerly await President Donald Trump?s Federal Reserve chair nomination, the central bank?s policy-setting committee will meet quietly in the background this week. If all goes as expected..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 16:01
Taggar: bank, rate

Fed Expected to Keep Rates Unchanged


"The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as speculation swirls on who will be its next leader, but the U.S. central bank will likely point to a firming economy as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 15:55
Taggar: bank, economy, point, rate

USD/JPY ? Yen Slips as ADP Nonfarm Payrolls Surge


"USD/JPY continues to gain ground and has punched above 114 yen in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 114.02, up 0.34% on the day. Today’s highlight is th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 15:52
Taggar: employment, rate, trading

UK Manufacturing Sector Buoyed By Domestic Demand


"British manufacturers reported robust growth last month and rising inflation pressures, adding to the chances that the Bank of England will raise interest rates on Thursday for the first time in a dec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 14:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, manufacture, rate, report

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Flat Ahead of Fed Statement, Poloz Testimony


"The Canadian dollar is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2881, down 0.05% on the day. In economic news, today’s highlight is the FOMC rate statement..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 13:30
Taggar: dollar, rate, trading

CAC Rally Continues on Strong Corporate Earnings


"The CAC index continues to have a quiet week. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5,530.00, up 0.50% on the day. On the release front, there are no French or eurozone indicators. In the US, today’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 13:02
Taggar: indicators, rate, trading

DAX Jumps on Strong Corporate Earnings


"The DAX has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the DAX is at 13,442.00, up 1.61% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone or German indicators on the schedul..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 12:21
Taggar: employment, indicators, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Quiet on Lack of Eurozone Data, Fed Statement Looms


"The euro continues to have a quiet week. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1634, down 0.11% on the day. On the release front, there are no eurozone indicators. The US will release two key events R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 11:38
Taggar: indicators, rate, trading

PR: Smartlands ? the Platform for Agriculture Announces That It Will Integrate with the Stellar Network


"Smartlands, the worldwide Platform for ICOs of low-risk future-proof tokens secured by agricultural assets, has announced that it will be integrating with Stellar, an open source blockchain network, t..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 11:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, rate

Privacy and Scalability? ZoKrates Devcon Announcement Brings Both to Ethereum


"Released today, ZoKrates could be the privacy toolkit ethereum developers have been waiting for."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 02:37
Taggar: rate

Dollar Rebounds Ahead of Private Jobs and Fed Statement


"Fed Expected to Hold Rates Awaiting December meeting The US dollar is higher against most major pairs on Tuesday ahead of the release of private payrolls data and the statement by the Federal Open Mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 22:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, rate

Setting Bitcoin?s Price Mechanism: CME Group to Launch BTC Futures


"On the anniversary of the publication of Satoshi Nakamoto?s Bitcoin white paper, the price of Bitcoin reached a new all-time high, following the news that CME Group, one of the world?s largest deri..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 21:38
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, investment, price index, profit, rate, trading

SEC Alleges Day Trader Used Bitcoin Hide Fraud Profits


"The SEC is suing a Philadelphia day trader for alleged fraud, claiming the individual used bitcoin to hide the profits they generated. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 21:30
Taggar: bitcoin, profit, rate

Launching a Cryptocurrency ?Token Generation Event? (aka an ICO)


"On October 27, 2017, disruptors in the cryptocurrency field gathered at the San Francisco Ethereal Summit. Sponsored by ConsenSys, the summit provided a diverse mix of panels and workshops that dem..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 20:34
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, market, point, rate, share, shares

Op Ed: Slovenia Primed to Become a Blockchain Haven


"The prime minister of Slovenia?s speech in support of blockchain technology this week has solidified the country?s position as the leading blockchain destination in the European Union and a key pla..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 20:13
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, economy, finance, financial, market, rate

Creating a Blockchain-Based Network of Interoperable Artificial Intelligences


"Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup SingularityNET, recently covered by Wired as ?the most tech-hype idea of the year,? wants to democratize AI research and facilitate the emergence of human-level..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 20:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, economy, leverage, market, rate, share

USD/JPY ? Yen Edges Lower as Japanese Household Spending Declines


"USD/JPY has edged higher in Monday trade. In the North American session, USD/JPY is trading at 113.38, up 0.18% on the day. In Japan, Household Spending declined 0.3%, well of the estimate of +0.7%. P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 17:26
Taggar: bank, industrial production, rate, trading

These International Bitcoin Communities Are Rejecting SegWit2x


"The hard fork part of the New York Agreement is scheduled to take place within about two weeks. This incompatible protocol rule change is set to increase Bitcoin?s block weight limit, to allow for..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 15:55
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, market, point, profit, rate, spread

Robomed Network Unleashes Linkages Between Healthcare Patients and Providers


"The global healthcare market is vast and complex, with equity funding to digital health companies having reached $5.8 billion so far this year. Within this space, myriad models of healthca..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 15:47
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, financial, investment, market, point, rate, trading

Fed Statement Expected to be Divisive As Hawks and Doves Disagree


"A closely-divided Federal Reserve could produce a policy statement at the end of its two-day meeting that includes something for both hawks and doves, a top central bank watcher said Friday. It is not..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 15:14
Taggar: bank, rate

Trump to Appoint Bitcoin-Skeptic Powell as Fed Chair


"The New York Times is reporting President Trump will appoint “Jerome H. Powell as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve (Fed).” Bitcoiners all over the world will be impacted.  Also rea..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 13:30
Taggar: bitcoin, point, rate, report

Precious Metals and Commodities Weekly (Video)


"Our weekly journey through the precious metals and commodities CFD?s available with OANDA. Jeffrey analyses each using a combination of technical and fundamental analysis. This week, U.S. Interest rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 11:46
Taggar: analysis, dollar, fundamental analysis, rate

BoJ Keeps Policy Steady, but Newcomer Seeks Easing


"The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady and roughly maintained its ambitious price forecasts on Tuesday, pointing to signs of growing strength in the economy that policymakers hope will accelera..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 11:08
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, point, rate

Ringgit Trades slightly firmer


"Oanda Corp head of trading for Asia Pacific Stephen Innes said the majority of central banks within the Group of 10 are turning dovish, signalling a return of investment flows which should offset Mala..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 07:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, investment, rate, trading

Central Bank of the Republic of Colombia Enacts an Eighth 2017 Interest Rate Cut


"Colombia’s benchmark interest rate was sliced to 5.0% from 5.25%. This was this year’s sixth 25-basis point reduction, and there have been also two cuts of 50 basis points. Prior to these..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 23:14
Taggar: point, rate

UK Mortgage Lending and Consumer Credit Maintain Momentum in September


"Britain?s housing market and consumer economy kept most of their momentum last month, lending figures from the Bank of England showed on Monday, leaving the central bank on track to raise interest rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 17:50
Taggar: bank, economy, market, rate

U.S Consumer Spending Rises Most in 8 Years


"U.S. consumer spending rose in September by the most since August 2009 as motor vehicle purchases surged in the aftermath of two hurricanes, Commerce Department figures showed Monday. Stagnant inflati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 14:41
Taggar: inflation, rate

Mueller, Fed and NFP to Guide U.S Dollar This Week


"Monday October 30: Five things the markets are talking about This is a busy week on many fronts; there are geopolitical risks in Spain (Catalonia) and the U.S, a plethora of central bank meetings and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 12:04
Taggar: bank, market, rate

SEC Details Enforcement Objectives of New Cyber Unit


"The co-director of the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC)?s Division of Enforcement, Stephanie Avakian, has outlined the mission and enforcement aims of the regulator?s recently f..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-29 21:30
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Regs Roundup: UK & Taiwanese Regulators Weigh-in on Bitcoin Laundering, France ponders ICOs


"This past week has witnessed several developments in the sphere of cryptocurrency regulations. In recent days, the U.K. government has assessed bitcoin as possessing a ?relatively low? money launderin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-29 05:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, financial, rate, trading

To B2X or Not to B2X: How Exchanges Will List the SegWit2x Coin


"The SegWit2x hard fork is drawing closer by the day. Within little over two weeks after the publication of this article, a group of Bitcoin companies and miners plans to double Bitcoin?s block weig..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-28 15:06
Taggar: announcement, bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, market, rate, trading

Blockstack Announces Its Own Token Sale


"New York?based decentralized internet and developer platform Blockstack has announced its own token sale.Blockstack recently partnered with a number of venture capital groups to launch the $25 mill..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-27 18:32
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, point, rate, share

Bank of Russia


"The fifth cut so far in 2017 in Russia’s central bank interest rate, this time to 8.25% from 8.50%, was announced today. The previous four reductions totaled 150 basis points, and previous cuts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-27 16:51
Taggar: bank, point, rate

U.S. Growth Above Forecast


"The U.S. economy expanded at a faster pace than forecast in the third quarter, indicating resilient demand from consumers and businesses even with the hit from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Commerce Dep..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-27 15:12
Taggar: economy, rate

Chinese Exchanges Seek Second Chance in Japan and Other More Crypto-Friendly Countries


"Following the crackdown by the Chinese government last month, bitcoin exchanges in China are looking to continue their businesses in cryptocurrency-friendly countries. Nineteen chinese companies are r..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-27 12:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate, report

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After USD Surges on ECB Dovish Taper


"The Canadian dollar fell against the US dollar on Thursday. There was no economic data on the Canadian calendar, with the market mostly focused on the European Central Bank (ECB) rate statement. The c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 22:41
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, rate

EUR/USD Sinks More Than 1% After ECB Meeting


"EUR/USD has started a decline at about 5:30 GMT and accelerated the move down after the European Central Bank meeting. The ECB cut the size of its monthly asset..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 21:41
Taggar: bank, rate

Turkeychain? Food Giant Cargill Launches Blockchain Tracking Pilot


"American agricultural conglomerate Cargill is testing a blockchain platform to track the provenance of turkey products. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 21:35
Taggar: rate

The Genesis System Wants to Record Cleaned Fracking Water on the Blockchain


"There are more than 900,000 active gas and oil wells in the United States, according to Drillinginfo. Unfortunately, recycling and cleaning the contaminated water has not been an option, with compa..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 18:30
Taggar: bitcoin, investment, oil, rate

Swedish Riksbank


"Monetary officials at the Swedish Riksbank reaffirmed that a central bank rate hike is unlikely before the second half of next year and that the upward path thereafter will be gentle. According a a re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:24
Taggar: bank, rate

CAC Higher as Investors Expect ECB Taper


"The CAC index has posted gains in the Thursday session. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5,404.75, up 0.58% on the day. On the release front, the ECB will release its rate statement, followed by a pre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:23
Taggar: rate, trading

Central Bank of Norway


"The key Norwegian central bank interest rate has been 0.50% since a 25-basis point cut in March 2016. The rate previously was cut 50 basis points in December 2011, twice by 25 bps each in 2014, twice..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:13
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Trend Change in National Bank of Ukraine?s Policy Rate


"Ukraine’s main central bank interest rate had been cut from 30% in August 2015 to 12.5% after a final cut made in May of this year, but officials at the latest policy review concluded that deter..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:05
Taggar: bank, cpi, inflation, point, rate

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey


"Turkey’s 9.25% marginal funding rate, 7.25% overnight borrowing rate, and 8.0% one-week repo rate were all left unchanged. The last change made in any of these rates was a 75-basis point hike in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 16:57
Taggar: margin, point, rate

European Central Bank Settles on EUR 30 Billion of Monthly Asset Purchases Through at Least September


"The ECB made several decisions: The interest rate structure (a zero refinancing rate, a negative 0.40% deposit rate, and a 0.25% marginal lending rate) was not changed, and a promise was made not to l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 16:49
Taggar: margin, rate

Decred Launches Proposal System to Advance Blockchain Governance


"Decred, which describes itself as an autonomous ?digital currency for the people,? is announcing the launch of an ?intelligent? blockchain proposal system. Powered by Politeia, a stand-alone tool f..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 15:23
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, rate

Central Bank Policies in the Spotlight


"The Governing Council of the European Central Bank left its interest rate structure including a negative 0.4% deposit rate as is. The current monthly purchases of securities at a pace of 60 billion eu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 14:45
Taggar: bank, rate

DAX Edges Higher Ahead of ECB Stimulus Decision


"The DAX has posted slight gains in the Thursday session, as the index remains close to the symbolic 13,000 level. Currently, the DAX is at 12,998.00, up 0.26%. On the release front, German GfK Consume..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 12:23
Taggar: point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Steady Ahead of ECB Meeting


"The euro is almost unchanged in the Thursday session, after gains on Wednesday. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1811, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, German GfK Consumer Climate edged..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 11:45
Taggar: point, rate, trading

UK Retailers Employed 3% Fewer Staff in Q3 


"British retailers cut jobs over the past three months at the fastest rate since comparable records began in 2008, due to technological change and rising employment costs, the British Retail Consortium..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 11:04
Taggar: employment, rate

Spanish Unemployment Falls to Nine Year Low


"Spanish unemployment fell to a nine-year low in the third quarter, providing some good economic news for the government as it tries to get a grip on the political crisis in Catalonia.The rate declined..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 10:57
Taggar: employment, rate

SGX Profits jump in Q1 ( TV Clip)


"Mr Loh Boon Chye, chief executive officer of SGX, said in a statement that record trading activity in the local bourse?s key foreign exchange (FX) futures contracts and traction in its fixed income bu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 07:25
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, rate, trading

REPUBLICAN BICKERING


"REPUBLICAN BICKERING In the US, underperforming corporate earnings, as well as fears that bickering among Republicans would derail Mr Trump’s tax reform plans, weighed on investor sentiment. Mr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 06:15
Taggar: rate

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower After BoC Holds Interest Rate


"The Canadian dollar traded at a three month low after the Bank of Canada (BoC) kept the benchmark interest rate intact as expected and delivered a dovish assessment of the economy and NAFTA uncertaint..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 23:20
Taggar: bank, dollar, dollar trade, economy, rate

Japan?s GMO Plans to Sell 7nm Bitcoin Mining Boards Using Token Sale


"Japanese internet giant GMO has announced a plan to sell its ?next-generation mining boards,? equipped with 7nm ASIC chips through an initial coin offering (ICO) next year. Also read: GMO to Invest 10..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 23:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

EUR/USD Dollar Lower Against Euro Awaiting ECB Decision


"European Central Bank Anticipated to Taper But Extend Duration The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Wednesday. The greenback is weaker against the pound, euro, yen and Swiss franc and appreci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 22:06
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound, rate

TokenFunder Wins Approval to First OSC Regulated ICO Launch


"In Canada, steps are being taken to bring Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) within the regulatory framework. TokenFunder, a Toronto-based startup that helps other startups launch and manage ICOs, is th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 20:33
Taggar: bitcoin, cable, currency, economy, finance, financial, investment, rate, share

PR: Smartlands ? the Platform for Agriculture to Be the First ICO on Stellar


"Smartlands is both pleased and excited to announce that its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) will be first hosted on the Stellar network on November 2nd, 2017. This development marks the beginning of a new..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, rate

Gold Shrugs as Durable Goods Sparkles


"Gold has lost ground in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, the spot price for an ounce of gold is $1276.71, up 0.01% on the day. On the release front, US numbers impressed as durable..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 18:02
Taggar: durable goods, gold, goods orders, rate

Overstock Reveals Plans for Equity Token Exchange and ICO


"Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne believes that one day all company shares will be blockchain-based equity tokens classed as securities, and they will need a regulated exchange to trade on.To raise funds..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 17:21
Taggar: bitcoin, dollar, market, profit, rate, share, shares, trading, trading system

Bank of Canada Leaves Policy Rate at 1.0% and Releases Quarterly Monetary Policy Report


"Canada’s overnight central bank interest rate was retained at 1.0% and will continue to be flanked by a 1.25% Bank Rate and a 0.75% deposit rate. After holding steady at 0.50% for two years, the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 16:59
Taggar: bank, point, rate

Budget concerns weigh on Ringgit


"KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 25 ? The ringgit ended lower against the US dollar in quiet session today as investors remained cautious over local capital markets against the backdrop of a possible rise in US inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 15:27
Taggar: dollar, market, rate

USD/CAD ? More of a Correction on the Cards? (Video)


"Oanda Senior Market Analyst, Craig Erlam shares his view on today’s BoC rate decision and the impact it will have on the USD/CAD currency pair. USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure Ahead of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 14:37
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, market, rate, share, shares

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Under Pressure Ahead of BoC Decision


"The Canadian dollar continues to lose ground this week, and has moved lower in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/CAD is trading at 1.2701, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of Ca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 13:26
Taggar: bank, dollar, rate, report, trading

CAC Moves Higher, ECB Stimulus Decision Looms


"The CAC index has posted slight gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, the CAC is trading at 5,409.80, up 0.35% on the day. On the release front, there are no French or eurozone events on the sche..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 12:51
Taggar: rate, trading

DAX Yawns as German Business Confidence Jumps


"The DAX is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session, as the index remains close to the symbolic 13,000 level. Currently, the DAX is at 13,013.50, unchanged from the Tuesday close. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 12:37
Taggar: point, rate

EUR/USD ? Euro Pauses After Slide as German Business Climate Sparkles


"The euro is unchanged in the Wednesday session, after two losing sessions. Currently, EUR/USD is trading at 1.1766, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, German Ifo Business Climate continued to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 11:33
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, point, rate, trading

BoC to Set the Loonie?s Tune


"Wednesday October 25: Five things the markets are talking about Later this morning, the Bank of Canada (BoC) will release its rate statement and quarterly monetary policy report (10 am EDT). No rate c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 11:24
Taggar: bank, inflation, market, point, rate, report, retail sales

UK GDP Exceeds Expectations Boosting BoE Rate Hike Chances


"Britain?s economy picked up speed unexpectedly in the third quarter, according to figures on Wednesday that likely cement expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month.Qua..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 11:09
Taggar: bank, economy, rate

Central Bank of Brazil


"Brazil’s monetary policy committee, Copom, has undertaken the ninth interest rate reduction in the past twelve months, reducing its Selic Rate by 75 basis points to 7.5%. The previous four cuts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 01:27
Taggar: point, rate

PR: Meet the New Generation of Online Advertising with Socialmedia.Market


"SocialMedia.Market - the first blockchain platform for influencer marketing announces launch of its ICO campaign. The public token sale will commence on November 16th, 2017. The presale will be opened..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 19:30
Taggar: bitcoin, market, rate

Verady?s Vision for Asset Audits and Verification


"The rise of bitcoin along with other cryptocurrencies represents a watershed moment for the world of digital innovation.   But the growth in the market capitalization and complexity of..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 17:24
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, financial, market, point, rate, report

National Bank of Hungary


"Hungarian monetary policymakers left their base rate at 0.90% at the latest review. It’s been at that level since the last of 3 reductions in 2016, each by 15 basis points. The base rate had als..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 16:51
Taggar: point, rate

Xi ? Most powerful Chinese leader since Mao


"China’s ruling Communist Party has voted to enshrine Xi Jinping’s name and ideology in its constitution, elevating him to the level of founder Mao Zedong. The unanimous vote to incorporate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 14:37
Taggar: rate

Moody?s: Threat of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies Is Distant but Inevitable


"A report titled ?Consumer Digital Payments ? US,? which was released on October 11 by Moody?s analyst Stephen Sohn and team, reassures the payments sector that blockchain technology is a distant th..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 12:51
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, financial, investment, point, rate, report

Precious Metals and Commodities Weekly (Video)


"  Our weekly journey through the precious metals and commodities CFD?s available with OANDA. Jeffrey analyses each using a combination of technical and fundamental analysis. This week, U.S. Interest r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 11:42
Taggar: analysis, fundamental analysis, gold, rate

Quantum Computing and Building Resistance into Proof of Stake


"While both mining via Proof of Work (POW) and staking are two of the most popular ways to perform work to earn income, cryptocurrencies are also susceptible to advances in computing, which..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 17:59
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, inflation, leverage, rate

Singapore to Stop Increasing Number of Cars on its Roads Next Year


"Singapore, among the world?s most expensive places to own a vehicle, will stop increasing the total number of cars on its roads next year.The government will cut the annual growth rate for cars and mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 17:05
Taggar: rate

Blockchain Technology Takes Center Stage in Science Fiction Thriller (ID)entity


"Philip K. Dick Award finalist (R)evolution, a 2015 near-future science fiction thriller by PJ Manney, ends with the main character?s consciousness transferred to a supercomputer, accompanied by the..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 16:44
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, currencies, oil, rate, real estate

Catalans Plan Human Shield to Block Madrid


"Catalan separatists are mobilizing a human shield to block efforts by the Spanish authorities to take control of the breakaway region as both sides prepare to escalate the political conflict, accordin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 16:23
Taggar: rate

Central Bank of Chile


"Chilean monetary officials once again left the key interest rate at 2.5%. The last reduction in May capped four 25-basis point moves during the first five months of 2017 to the current level. The rate..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-20 02:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, point, rate

EUR/USD Rallies Despite Political Turmoil in Spain


"EUR/USD rallied today, demonstrating strength that was surprising considering that political turmoil in Spain persisted. Meanwhile, two of the three important economic reports released..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 23:15
Taggar: indicators, oil, rate, report

This Blockchain-Powered Platform Aims to Disrupt the Esport Gambling Industry


"Esports wagering is a large ? and growing ? global industry at the intersection between gambling, technology and entertainment. In their 2017 Global Esports Markets Report, Newzoo found that China..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 18:24
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, currency, gold, investment, market, point, profit, rate, report

What Lightning Will Look Like: Lightning Labs Has Announced Its User Interface Wallet


"Development of the lightning network, the highly-anticipated second-layer Bitcoin protocol for instant microtransactions, continues to inch forward.Lightning Labs, major contributor to the lightnin..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 17:10
Taggar: announcement, bitcoin, financial, rate

Bank of Israel


"Israel’s key interest rate was left at 0.1% as expected. A released statement observed continuing sub-target inflation and a recently firmer shekel. Growth is in line with its potential non-infl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 16:53
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia’s 4.25% seven-day reverse repo rate, which had been cut by 25 basis points each at successive previous reviews in August and September, was this time left unchanged, as too were the 3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 16:44
Taggar: point, rate

Bank of Korea


"Although keeping the Bank of Korea Base Rate unchanged at 1.25%, its level since a 25-basis point cut in June 2016, the vote to do so was not unanimous and an accompanying statement revised projected..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-19 16:29
Taggar: bank, inflation, investment, market, point, rate

EUR/USD Bounces from Daily Low, Logs Small Gain


"EUR/USD was falling during the first half of the Wednesday’s trading session, but reversed its movement later and settled with a gain, albeit a small one. The ..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-18 23:51
Taggar: currency, currency pair, rate, trading

Connecting the Luxury Fine Art Industry with the Modern Digital Economy


"Latest figures from the Tetaf art market report, released by the European Fine Art Foundation, show that in 2016 global art market sales amounted to an estimated $45 billion, up 1.7 percent from 20..."

Dollar Climbs Further


"The dollar was buoyed by negative European factors (Catalonia, Brexit and a weak construction output report) and expectations of a widening U.S. interest rate premium. Yellen is generally expected not..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-18 14:10
Taggar: dollar, point, rate, report

EUR/USD Dips on Prospects for Hawkish Fed Chair


"EUR/USD dipped today amid speculations that a new Federal Reserve chief may be a hawk. Market participants consider a December interest rate hike almost a guarantee and think..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-17 22:15
Taggar: bull, dollar, market, rate

Ether Price Analysis: Bullish Momentum Seems to Be Waning


"Early in the summer, the entire crypto market took a sustained, downward move that left ETH-USD dropping in value by approximately 60 percent. At the start of the bear market, the price of ether wa..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 21:47
Taggar: analysis, bear, bitcoin, bull, financial, indicators, investment, market, point, rate, trading

Bitcoin Cash Becomes the Longest Chain As Miners Toggle Between Profits


"The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is almost a month old and seemingly growing stronger as the days continue. As of August 22, the BCH chain is longer than BTC?s blockchain by 959 blocks, while also captu..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 21:00
Taggar: bitcoin, profit, rate, share, shares, trading

Cleveland Fed Chief Wants CB to be Preemptive With Rates


"Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester warned Friday policymakers cannot wait until inflation hits 2% before continuing with normalizing interest rates. “I don’t think we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 19:26
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

The Next Doctor You Consult Could Be a Robot: Healthcare Meets AI and the Blockchain


"Startup company doc.ai has been working with university researchers to create a platform on the blockchain where patients can discuss their medical data with an advanced artificial intelligence ?do..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 18:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

North Korea Could Be Targeting Bitcoin Exchanges in Hacking Attack


"North Korea has allegedly been involved in unleashing cyber attacks against South Korean bitcoin exchanges and other blockchain companies. These attacks are possibly the result of economic sanctions a..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 17:00
Taggar: bitcoin, rate

Euro Weighs Slightly on Optimism in Germany


"Germany?s stellar economic year isn?t enough to prevent companies and investors from getting a touch of the nerves.The closely watched Ifo index of business confidence eased back from a record high in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 15:09
Taggar: rate

Market Eyes on Wyoming, Texas and D.C.


"Speeches by Yellen at 14:00 GMT and Draghi at 19:00 GMT highlight today’s agenda at the central banking summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The big economic mystery is the apparent disconnection be..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 14:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, rate

Stock Markets Edge Higher Ahead of Central Bank Speeches


"Stock markets climbed Friday before a much-anticipated central bankers’ meeting, as traders digested ongoing ructions in Washington.US President Donald Trump on Thursday berated top members of h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-25 13:54
Taggar: bank, market, rate

Large Korean Conglomerate Gets Into Bitcoin Remittances Post Legalization


"A large South Korean conglomerate is entering the Bitcoin remittance market. Dongbu Group is partnering with Bitcoin remittance service provider Sentbe via its savings bank subsidiary. The move follow..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 21:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, market, rate

Central Bank of Papua New Guinea Adopts Blockchain Technology


"The number of countries with banks experimenting with blockchain technology is growing rapidly. The Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea (PNG), north of Australia, has joined the movement with..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 17:28
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, economy, financial, market, rate

How the Blockstream Satellite Will Drive Bitcoin Adoption: An Interview with Adam Back and Chris Cook


"Last week Bitcoin Magazine covered the announcement of Blockstream Satellite, a new service that broadcasts real-time Bitcoin blockchain data from satellites in space to almost everyone on the plan..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 16:34
Taggar: announcement, bear, bitcoin, financial, gold, leverage, market, rate, share

Segregated Witness Activates on Bitcoin: This is What to Expect


"The Segregated Witness (SegWit) soft fork has activated on the Bitcoin network.As of block height 481,824, found at 1:57 UTC by BTCC, all SegWit ready nodes started enforcing the new SegWit consens..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-24 02:01
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, point, rate

China's Fosun Group Buys Stake in Blockchain Startup


"Chinese conglomerate Fosun Group has invested in Shanghai blockchain startup Onchain."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-23 19:44
Taggar: rate

Bank of Iceland?s August Policy Review


"The 7-day deposit rate, which had been cut by 50 basis point sin August 2016 and by 25 bps each in May and June of this year, was left at 4.5% after the latest meeting of the monetary policy committee..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-23 16:06
Taggar: margin, point, rate

Eurozone Manufacturing Goes From Strength to Strength


"Surging demand for ?Made in the Euro Area? goods is feeding an economy that is creating jobs and finally also seeing price growth accelerate.A Purchasing Managers? Index for manufacturing rose to 57.4..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-23 13:30
Taggar: economy, rate

WikiHow Users Can Now Secure Their Online Identities with Civic


"Blockchain-driven digital identity fraud firm Civic has partnered up with wikiHow? ?to provide its user base with login security.The partnership will mean that around 150 million monthly wikiHow us..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-23 12:49
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, investment, leverage, rate, share

Central Bank of Egypt Responds to First Bitcoin Exchange Launch


"Following the news of the first bitcoin exchange launching in Egypt, a senior official at the country?s central bank promptly issued a statement that no entities have been authorized to trade bitcoin..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-23 04:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currency, rate

Why Bcash Mining Shouldn't Affect Bitcoin Much (But Bitcoin Mining Could Ruin Bcash)


"For the past couple of days, Bitcoin Cash (Bcash or BCH) has been more profitable to mine than Bitcoin (BTC). This has resulted in miners switching from Bitcoin to Bcash, causing a significant spee..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 20:11
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, margin, point, profit, rate

An Unexpected Interest Rate Cut by Bank Indonesia


"Indonesia became the latest central bank from an emerging market economy to cut its interest rates. The previous six changes, each like today’s move a cut of 25 basis points, were implemented fr..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 19:35
Taggar: bank, economy, market, point, rate

Op Ed: A Cryptographic Design Perspective of Blockchains: From Bitcoin to Ouroboros


"How does one design a blockchain protocol? Back in 2013, while in Athens, I set out to design a non-proof-of-work-based blockchain protocol motivated by the debt crisis in Greece, looming bank liqu..."

Blog: Bitcoin Magazine
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 17:35
Taggar: analysis, bank, bitcoin, consumption, currency, rate

GBP/CAD ? A Tale of Two Consumers (Video)


"The Canadian dollar is on the rise again on Tuesday after retail sales released for June surpassed expectations, at least on a core basis, and continued the positive trend of the last couple of years..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 16:59
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