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Dow Futures Rise Despite Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire Win

Bernie Sanders has seized his wins in Iowa and New Hampshire in the presidential race indicating a strong start to the national elections ahead this year. However, the markets have preferred to neglect his wins and continue to be on the rising momentum ahead. Dow Futures are moving up.The Dow Futures have rallied to a new high 29, 270 despite Bernie Sanders winning the Democratic Primary from the New Hampshire. The Dow Futures broke 45 points northwards soon as the news broke out despite the...

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Bitcoin, Gold and Dollars Look Safe for Investors as Coronavirus Deaths in China Top 1,000

The coronavirus death toll is spreading fears to investors who are trying to turn to gold, the U.S. dollar and also Bitcoin as a safe haven.Investors are seeking safety in gold, the dollars and also Bitcoin as the coronavirus outbreak death toll in mainland China alone hit 1000. The virus has spread in a dozen other countries across the globe, raising a red alert to investors who are wary of the likelihood of an economic recession.As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, big investment...

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Gold Beware as Bitcoin Halving Is Just 90 Days Away

Bitcoin halving, gold and scarcity: as the milestone approaches, it will reduce Bitcoin’s block reward to 6,25 BTC per the block. Currently, the Bitcoin block reward equals 12,5 BTC.In approximately 91 days, the picture of what is happening inside mining companies will start changing. The date for changes is 7 May 2020. There’s several ways to count the days until Bitcoin halving, however. When calculating the date using average daily block time, the next halving date shifts to 86 days from...

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Bitcoin Price Positively Reacts to Asia Stocks Crash amid Coronavirus

Most of the cryptos grew on Monday amid terrible trading in Asia. After the extended Chinese New Year shutdown, mainland markets finally opened for trading. However, it was not going as it was expected.Bitcoin price was rising as well. However, at the time of writing, it was falling 0.43% to $9,347.Major stock markets in the Asia-Pacific region tumbled by the most since an equity bubble burst in 2015. They resumed trading Monday, in the first opportunity for many investors in China to react...

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Bitcoin Price Jumps to $9,400 Levels, Hits Its New 2020 and 3-Month High

Bitcoin continues with its upward momentum as the world’s largest cryptocurrency inches higher third-day in a row. In the late hours on Tuesday, January 28, the Bitcoin price surged close to $9400 levels.With today’s price surge, Bitcoin has added $2000 to its price since the start of this year 2020. In just the first 28 days of 2020, Bitcoin has given over 30% returns to its investors. At press time, Bitcoin is trading at a price of $9349 with a market cap of over $170 billion.Bitcoin’s...

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Bitcoin Beats Gold as Investors Turn to Crypto while Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 107

The spread of the coronavirus in China has really shaken the world. On Tuesday, January 28, the Chinese authorities said that the coronavirus outbreak has infected over 4000 individuals with over 100 deaths registered.Moreover, the global markets have already reacted to this alarming situation as we saw global stock plunging on Monday. At this time, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are showing upward movement. The Bitcoin price surged nearly 5% today climbing above $9000 levels.At press...

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Palladium Price May Test $3,000 as It Is Actively Rising Now

Nowadays we are witnessing the rise of palladium. Since we are trying to be all “Greta Thunbergh-ish” meaning eco-friendly, we have realized that platinum and palladium are the metals to invest in.The rise of the popularity of hybrid electric cars went on further with the palladium increasing by 25% over the past two weeks to more than $2,500 an ounce. Of course, this also tackled an interest in palladium’s twin – platinum.At its current price, palladium has been almost doubled from the same...

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Swiss Franc May Be Used as Proxy for Gold, Says Goldman Sachs

Ever since the geopolitical tensions in the Middle East where top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani died, the incident is the main explainer for why gold reached six-year highs. Now when in the recent days the Swiss Franc is surging, Goldman Sachs Co-Head of Global Foreign Exchange Zach Pandl believes it could be because it may be being used as a proxy for gold. He says that CHF follows gold in terms of price swings. Pandl said that on Monday morning it was trading around...

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Gold and Oil Jump amid Ongoing Geopolitical Tensions in Iran: Will Others Follow?

The geopolitical tensions are high as Iran said that it will no longer abide by uranium enrichment limits and Donald Trump has claimed to attack them like “they’ve never been before”.While this is happening, WTI oil prices increased by as much as 2% overnight (and it is quite impressive, right?) as Brent Crude topped $70 per barrel. Since September this is the first time that such a situation has happened. Also, it’s worth mentioning that gold managed to almost reach $1,600/ounce which is the...

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Gold Will Break Out Further in 2020 but What about Bitcoin?

Gold bugs certainly have had quite the field year in 2019. The price of gold, even though it’s had ups and downs like pretty much every other asset, has still brought in significant year-to-date (YTD) returns so far. The price behavior might be seen by gold bugs, especially those who are anti-Bitcoin, has a feather in the yellow metal’s hat, against Bitcoin, especially recently.2019 was an interesting year because of quite a few factors. These factors including trade problems, cross-border...

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