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Central Banks Bought 1,037 Tons Gold In 2023!

7 Feb 2024 2 minute read 3 comments SweptOverNiagara

It's amazing that for two years in a row, central bank gold buying has surpassed 1,000 tons. 2023's total of 1,037 tons fell shy of just 45 ton for the previous year 2022 which in itself, was a record breaking year. This has certainly helped the pric...

Preview - my new paper about cryptocurrencies, central-banks and monetary policies via AIDBLOCK

20 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments Vladan Lausevic

Hey, all crypto people :)  I recently published my second paper about cryptocurrencies with Nathaniel Dwamena, creator of the African Institute for DeFi and Blockchain (AIDBLOCK).  We are writing about crypto, central banks, and monetary policies wor...

CBDC News: New Zealand Launches Digital Dollar Stablecoin

29 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments KHubbard

  On November 22, 2023, Labrys and Easy Crypto launched a New Zealand Digital Dollar that will be backed 1:1 with cash in trust and regulated by the New Zealand Financial Markets Authority. An August report commissioned by the New Zealand’s parliame...

Laughing with the die-hard gold believers.

26 Nov 2023 1 minute read 2 comments blockchainking

Hi, If you have any interest in the technicals behind Bitcoin, you've probably compared them to gold. And although digital gold, simply called Bitcoin, is far superior to physical gold, due to its better characteristics as illustrated below, there's...

Today’s Federal Reserve: A Faith-Based Organization

31 Oct 2023 6 minute read 2 comments MarkHelfman

The Fed, the US’s central bank, will soon meet to decide what to do about interest rates. While nobody expects a rate hike, the Fed says people still have too many jobs and make too much money. It needs to “drain liquidity” and “weaken the labor mark...

XRP, future trend will be positive? Uncertainties and plans

22 Sep 2023 2 minute read 1 comment MrBicci

  Ripple (XRP) will play a key role in instant payments, what the Fed thinks:     Within the FedNow system, the Federal Reserve's internal division, completely dedicated to instant payments, has been launched. This news sparked strong interest in th...

U.S. National Debt Surpasses $33 Trillion

19 Sep 2023 4 minute read 9 comments SweptOverNiagara

About a year ago, I wrote in a post that Americans would start taking notice in earnest regarding the ever ballooning national debt, once the interest payments alone surpassed $1 Trillion. I forecast we would see this number by the end of 2023 as the...

Fed, you will cause the dollar to collapse in 2024?

18 Sep 2023 2 minute read 0 comments MrBicci

  Interest rates, but where will we end up? The central banks let's repeat it are aiming to keep rates high for as long as possible and unimaginable and of which we are now used to in this historical period. What we are learning about, however, is t...

The danger for the Eurozone of not being competitive

15 Sep 2023 1 minute read 1 comment MrBicci

  Interest rate according to the BCE The BCE raises interest rates for the tenth time in recent modern times, but what is actually behind this umpteenth hike. This effect has drastic and fundamental consequences in ordinary citizens, the so-called l...

Japanese Yen Hits Record Low Against Gold

15 Sep 2023 4 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

Over the last couple of years, gold has hit record highs against all currencies. Countries with depreciating currencies were hardest hit. As an example, Canadians paid $1525.30 per ounce of gold on October 1, 2018. This morning, as of writing, that s...