January 2018

The Federal Reserve left the interest rate unchanged at a range of 1.25% to 1.50%. This was no surprise and nobody dissented. The view on inflation was slightly more optimistic about it returning to the elusive 2% target. And the comment about raising rates had the word “further”. These very…

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The relatively high transaction fees on the Bitcoin network were a major topic of conversation last year, but these fees have been plummeting so far in 2018. According to data from CoinMetrics, bitcoin miners are now collecting less than a third of the value they were collecting in fees at…

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The Federal Reserve may sound a bit more hawkish as Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s tenure comes to an end. Yellen was presiding over her final meeting, and the Fed’s post-meeting statement will be released at 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. “They’re not going to raise rates this time around. They do…

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