The New Star Wars Poster Hilariously Stars an Actual Toy – CCN Markets

By CCN Markets: After the enormous success of ‘The Force Awakens’ with nearly $1 billion at the domestic box office, things started to dwindle for Disney. After ‘The Last Jedi’  and ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story,’ a movie that alienated audiences, and a film that got no audiences respectively, Disney needed to make a serious …

Facebook Still Sweating After Maxine Waters Meets Swiss Libra Regulators – CCN Markets

By CCN Markets: Facebook’s cryptocurrency project Libra still has more work to do in order to win over the U.S. Congress. According to the chairwoman of the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services, Maxine Waters, a meeting with the Swiss government officials who will regulate Libra Association over the weekend did not allay her concerns. …

Crypto-Obsessed AI Gets Drunk, Claims Ripple Surged to $9

By CCN Markets: With all this talk about bitcoin, you might be surprised to learn that the ripple price quietly executed the most spectacular single-day rally in the crypto industry’s history. The rally was so quiet, in fact, that it was ignored by every crypto price tracker, news blog, and armchair analyst. Except one. Report: …

Overstock Will Champion Crypto Despite Cheerleader Byrne’s Exit

Overstock will continue its crypto and blockchain-centric focus despite Patrick Byrne’s exit. | Source: YouTube By CCN Markets: Online retail giant Overstock remains committed to its crypto and blockchain ventures despite the shocking resignation of CEO Patrick Byrne, a longtime bitcoin bull. Overstock’s interim CEO Jonathan Johnson told Yahoo Finance the company will “absolutely” continue …

The Bitcoin Price Just Did Something It’s NEVER Done Before

The bitcoin price just did something it has NEVER done before, and it’s great news for bulls who view crypto as a stock market hedge. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Bitcoin has been hawked as a safe haven asset for quite some time now, with bulls crediting the rising price of the cryptocurrency in …

Trump Ups the Ante on China While Bitcoin & Gold Shine Bright

As Charles Schwab’s Liz Ann Sonders points out, this rift between President Trump and China is no longer just a “skirmish.”  | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: China had to see this one coming. After China President Xi Jinping revealed his intentions to slap fresh tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods, President Trump raised …

Mainstream News Trumpets Bitcoin, Gold as Global Recession Hedge

Retail and institutional investors alike are increasingly turning to safe-haven assets like gold and bitcoin. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: As the fear of an upcoming global recession is continuously surging, the interest in safe haven assets, like bitcoin and gold, is growing too. And now a major Australian news publication deems the two …

‘It Is Time to Own My Invention’

Craig Wright uploaded the Bitcoin white paper to SSRN, an academic journal database, to cement his claim to the title of Satoshi Nakamoto. | Source: YouTube By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright took another step to cement his claim to the title of Satoshi Nakamoto. Today (Aug. 22), Wright uploaded the Bitcoin white …