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 …

Dow Futures Explode Higher as China Bends Knee to Trump – CCN Markets

Donald Trump’s trade threats are ruffling feathers in Beijing. | Source: Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP By CCN Markets: Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures exploded 230 points higher on Thursday as China said it wouldn’t retaliate to Donald Trump’s latest trade war threat. Speaking to reporters, China’s Ministry of Commerce spokesperson Gao Feng …

10 Times US Banks & Politicians Funded Terrorism Without Bitcoin

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin slandered cryptocurrencies at a press conference earlier this month. Mnuchin attempted to smear the industry with associations to money laundering and funding terrorism. He said he has “serious concerns” that bitcoin could be misused “by money launderers and terrorist financiers.” As if to underscore the part of the picture Mnuchin …

Andrew Yang High on Marijuana Legalization Could Boost Pot Stocks

Andrew Yang is the Democratic presidential candidate with the lowest profile. That’s unfortunate because he’s not only one of the more reasonable candidates on the slate, but he also has some very interesting policy ideas – including one that would boost cannabis stocks. Marijuana is already legal in most states for medical use and in …

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 …