Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

It’s no secret that foes of the United States – including Venezuela, Iran, Russia, and China – are experimenting with cryptocurrency technology as they seek to render their economies immune to crippling US sanctions. However, a new study from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) exposes the lengths to which these rogue nations are …

Dow Creeps Higher as Trump Stacks Fed with Rate-Slashing Allies

Dow Jones futures traded higher on Wednesday as Trump aims to stack the Federal Reserve in his favor. In a series of tweets last night, he revealed his picks for the two empty chairs on the Fed’s board of governors. The names are Christopher Waller and Judy Shelton, both staunch advocates of low-interest rates. Trump …

Trump Fed Pick Creates Insane Bitcoin Central Bank

As loathful as the term “central bank” should be true Bitcoin stalwarts, the sector is about to get a mini-Fed of sorts if Trump ally Stephen Moore and his happy band of blockchain developers get their way According to the Fox Business Network, Moore, who recently withdrew his bid to become a Federal Reserve board …

CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how …

Eric Swalwell’s Campaign Ad Is So Cringeworthy He Might Be a Genius

By CCN: Rep. Eric Swalwell, the Democratic presidential nominee you’ve probably never heard of, recently released a campaign video weird enough to make your junior high self cringe. The representative from California announced his intent to run for president in April and has gained some recent notoriety as one of only two candidates to accept …

Bullish Hedge Funds Speculate on US Stock Market with an Insane Bet

By CCN: The number of U.S. hedge funds betting on more stock market volatility has reached lows not seen in months. Hedge funds and other investors speculate on volatility by purchasing Volatility Index options (VIX) from the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Ironically the Volatility Index is looking pretty volatile itself. VIX flew up the …

This Viral Game of Thrones Meme Aged Well for a Cringeworthy Reason

By CCN: Always remember the cardinal rule of the internet before creating prophetic memes, especially political ones. Once you put something onto the internet, it will be forever archived, guaranteed to come back and haunt you. Such is the case with this “Game of Thrones” meme depicting Hillary Clinton as the conquering hero Daenerys, posted …