3 Reasons Mark Sanford’s Grim Economic Prediction is Wrong – CCN.com

Republican Trump challenger Mark Sanford is predicting a great economic crisis unseen since the days of the 90-year-old Great Depression. | Source: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo Mark Sanford, former Republican South Carolina Governor, thinks we’re in a heap of trouble. He told “Fox News Sunday” that he predicts “the most significant financial storm… since the Great …

Wikipedia Temporarily Taken Down by DDoS Cyberattack – CCN Markets

Wikipedia had fallen victim to a cyberattack today, with the Wikimedia Foundation calling it a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. | Source: Shutterstock Wikipedia had fallen victim to a cyberattack today, with the foundation behind the free online encyclopedia calling it a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. The volunteer-run website was unavailable in multiple countries. Most affected …

Bakkt Is Finally Taking Bitcoin Deposits, but You Wouldn’t Know It – CCN Markets

Bakkt picked a tough day to begin securing assets, but it’s still been on bitcoin’s highlight reel in 2019. | Source: Shutterstock Bakkt has been hailed as the leading catalyst for the bitcoin market this year, while visions of institutional capital danced in the crypto community’s collective heads. Today the bitcoin futures exchange made one giant …

‘Zombie Crypto’ Threatens John McAfee With $100 Million Lawsuit – CCN Markets

Source: REUTERS / Alexandre Meneghini (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. A Chinese crypto project that allegedly paid 2020 U.S. presidential candidate John McAfee $4.5 million to promote the Initial License Offering (ILO) of its Zombie Coin has now threatened to sue the influencer for $100 million. According to the firm behind the CZcoin …

Dow Futures Explode Higher as Hong Kong Bows to Protestors – CCN Markets

In a move to appease protesters, Hong Kong is reportedly set to formally withdraw the China Extraditions Bill. Hong Kong shares spiked after the news. | Source: Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures climbed 200 points higher in early trading Wednesday. Optimism returned to the market as Hong Kong …

Dutch Central Bank’s Onerous Rules Put Crypto Players in Crosshairs – CCN Markets

The Dutch Central Bank is putting crypto companies on notice, saying it will even include their shareholders under its microscope. | Source: Shutterstock The Dutch central bank has run out of patience with the crypto space. The De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) put certain players on notice that they have until 2020 to register. That’s when …