• India revisits crypto ban
    Asia & Australia,  Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies,  Politics,  Regulation

    India May Ban Cryptocurrency Payments

    The threat of decentralization scares the country’s central bank

    India’s Parliament is soon to enter winter session, and many legislators are pushing for the banning of cryptocurrency as a form of payment, but Indian investors could still buy and sell it as an asset. The government is also currently working on a bill that would ban advertising by crypto firms within the country. This would include any platform or exchange on which you could buy or sell cryptocurrency. The Reserve Bank of India, the central bank of the country, is aiding in pushing much of this crypto reform.. They have held numerous closed door meetings in the past few weeks with the government about how to address this issue. …

  • Alt coins,  Commentary,  Opinion

    The Trouble With Scam Coins

    Why are people putting their life savings into coins that make them lose everything?

    Most people don’t get rich overnight… Every now and then a new story will emerge of someone throwing $5000 into a random coin and becoming a millionaire in a matter of months. It’s the investing equivalent of winning the lottery. People are able to quit their jobs, follow their dreams, buy a mansion and live happily ever after. That’s the story the news tells, but the reality is much more grim. There are the rare instances where someone actually does make it big off the right investment at the right time into some altcoin with little to no usability or backing behind it, and good for them! They made it…

  • BNY Mellon and Mastercard enter crypto
    Asia & Australia,  Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies

    Mastercard Accepting Crypto Payments

    A Look Into Cryptocurrency in The Asia-Pacific Region

    On November 8, 2021, Mastercard made an important announcement regarding their payment systems in the Asia-Pacific region. Because of the company’s partnerships with Amber Group, Coinjar, and Bitkub, anyone in the region will now be able to apply for a crypto-linked Mastercard. This will allow users to instantly convert their cryptocurrency into fiat dollars which they can spend wherever you can use a normal card.  This doesn’t mean that people will be paying for their purchases in Bitcoin (BTC) or other coins, but instead Mastercard does an instant transfer from crypto to fiat. This allows for buyers to use the card at any merchant that accepts normal cards, which gives…

  • Alt coins,  Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies,  Media

    There’s No Way to Predict The Future of Dog Coins

    Traditional Market Rules Do Not Apply

    In the beginning of 2021, Dogecoin was worth far less than a penny. Right now it sits around a comfortable $0.28. Not too bad for a token named after a dog meme. The coin has gone as high as $.74, but that was because of social media hype generated by Elon Musk among others, and the price quickly diminished. Many financial experts and investors who have made massive fortunes trading stocks, options, and futures in the past have denounced cryptocurrency as a whole many times. In May of 2021, Andrew Bailey, the Bank of England Governor, warned that people who invest money in Crypto risk losing it all. Since then,…