Bank of Singapore Says Cryptocurrencies “Could Replace Gold as a Store of Value” but Unlikely to Displace Fiat Currencies

A new research note released by the Bank of Singapore (BOS) suggests that cryptocurrencies are more likely to replace gold as a store of value. However, the note says it is unlikely that such digital currencies can replace fiat currencies even as their appeal grows. Inefficient Unit of Exchange According to the research note, it is the volatility of cryptocurrencies that...

Should I Buy Bitcoin? — Switzerland’s Largest Bank UBS Provides Guidance on BTC Investing

Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, has published guidance for clients about investing in bitcoin. The bank answers some important questions, such as whether one should buy bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and whether bitcoin can be used to diversify portfolios. ‘Should I buy’ Bitcoin? UBS Answers UBS published a detailed report about bitcoin last week. It answers some questions that the bank is...

Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase to Sell Shares Privately Ahead of Public Offering

According to a recent report, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is purportedly planning to sell stock on Nasdaq’s private market ahead of the initial public offering (IPO). Coinbase reportedly notified shareholders that they will receive information pertaining to the private sale this week. Reports Indicate That Coinbase May Sell Shares via the Nasdaq Private Market Ahead of the IPO Coinbase...

Harvard Economics Professor: Governments Will Not Allow Bitcoin on a Big Scale and They Will Win

Harvard Professor of Economics and former Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kenneth Rogoff believes that governments will not allow bitcoin to flourish on a large scale. “The regulation will come in. The government will win,” he said. The professor also discussed the likelihood of a bitcoin bubble. Harvard Professor Warns of Strict Crypto Regulation Harvard University Professor Kenneth...

Mad Money’s Jim Cramer Advises $731M Powerball Jackpot Winner to Put 5% in Bitcoin

Mad Money host Jim Cramer has provided some investment advice aimed at the latest Powerball jackpot winner of $731.1 million. He recommends putting 5% of the jackpot in bitcoin alongside several other investments, such as gold and real estate. Jim Cramer Says Put 5% of Powerball Jackpot in Bitcoin Someone won a Powerball jackpot worth an estimated $731.1 million last week,...