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Islamic Finance and the Blockchain are Getting Closer

Category: Blockchain, Finance, News, Tech

Islamic Finance and the Blockchain are Getting Closer

GOLDX, a one-of-its-kind gold-based cryptocurrency developed by Malaysian FinTech firm HelloGold, has received a Sharia-compliant certification from the Shariah Supervisory Board of Amanie Advisors. The company now plans on launching its gold platform in Thailand sometime later in 2018. GOLDX was awarded the Sharia-compliant certificate because of the certainty, transparency, and the immediate nature of its issuance process. Launched in…

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RBC Researcher Reveals Correlation between Bitcoin and Gold

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News

RBC Researcher Reveals Correlation between Bitcoin and Gold

A correlation between bitcoin prices and gold may have finally been found, at least according to research by the global investment bank, RBC Capital Markets led by Chris Louney. Plotting Trends with Nascent Technology In an interview with CNBC, the researcher stated that the research highlights a trend between gold and bitcoin prices. Louney, a commodity analyst at RBC, said…

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Bitcoin Steams Ahead of Gold as 2018 Approaches

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

Bitcoin Steams Ahead of Gold as 2018 Approaches

Bitcoin, “the digital gold,” has been beating the yellow metal by a wide margin year-to-date. The Bitcoin Investment Trust has picked up an incredible 1407.42 percent, while SPDR Gold Shares have increased 11.93 percent. The two resources outflanked the S&P 500 and the twenty-year US Treasury bonds. 2017 marks the second year in succession bitcoin has beaten gold and Wall…

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Bitcoin, Monero, and Gold are “Allies” in the Private Currency War

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Finance, News

Bitcoin, Monero, and Gold are “Allies” in the Private Currency War

Bitcoin naysayers have often made the claim that bitcoin isn’t backed by anything. While the same can be said for fiat currencies, as the gold standard ended decades ago in most parts of the world, things are about to change once more yet another of one of the largest precious metals dealers is now accepting bitcoin for purchases. Another dealer…

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GoldMint’s Cryptoasset to Give Gold the Blockchain Makeover

Category: ICO News

GoldMint’s Cryptoasset to Give Gold the Blockchain Makeover

Cryptocurrency and gold are both valued for their resistance to inflation and preserving real wealth over the long term, but many crypto advocates point to two concerns. The lack of portability and physical seizure of the yellow metal. GoldMint will offer to cryptocurrency investors a 100 percent gold-backed token, hoping to ease these concerns. Cryptocurrency investors should be interested in…

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CME Group and Royal Mint at Final Stages of Blockchain-Based Gold Exchange Testing

Category: Blockchain, Finance, Tech

CME Group and Royal Mint at Final Stages of Blockchain-Based Gold Exchange Testing

CME Group, the world’s largest gold futures exchange in North America via COMEX, is at its final stage of blockchain testing which will allow investors to trade gold on a platform inspired by Bitcoin. In collaboration with the U.K.’s Royal Mint, CME Group plans to launch a distributed ledger-based gold exchange for the public market toward the end of 2017….

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Bitcoin is a Digital Commodity, Not Just a Technology

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

Bitcoin is a Digital Commodity, Not Just a Technology

A recent Bloomberg article argued that bitcoin is neither a real currency nor a commodity. Instead, the author argues that bitcoin is purely a technology and that looking at the price performance of gold versus bitcoin is like comparing “the prices of soybean futures and Intel stock.” Comparing Gold and Bitcoin Gold and bitcoin are regularly compared in the financial…

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A Single Bitcoin Surpasses the Price of One Ounce of Gold

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News

A Single Bitcoin Surpasses the Price of One Ounce of Gold

For the first time in bitcoin’s price history, one bitcoin had exceeded the value of an ounce of gold, an asset that is often compared to the cryptocurrency. Trading at $1260 at the time of writing, it is also a new all-time high for bitcoin as well. Is it time for Bitcoin to join the ranks of gold and silver…

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Bitcoin IRAs Pass $4 Million in Investments

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, News

Bitcoin IRAs Pass $4 Million in Investments

The former director of the United States Mint, author, entrepreneur, sales executive, consultant and distinguished leader in public service, Edmund C. Moy, is now the Chief Strategist for BitcoinIRA, a new and unique American company that allows people to invest with bitcoins for their IRA or 401(k). “A bitcoin IRA – or Individual Retirement Account – is like any other…

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Indonesia Tightens Fintech Regulations, Bitcoin Adoption On the Rise

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Commentary, News, Regulation

Indonesia Tightens Fintech Regulations, Bitcoin Adoption On the Rise

Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority called Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) passed an important regulation, requiring fintech startups to maintain at least $185,000 in capital to obtain a business license from the government’s agency. The new regulation comes amidst a wave of bitcoin adoption in the country. Basic Capital Requirement Enacted on Startups The newly passed regulation is an essential part of…

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