The Weirdest Prediction Markets on Augur Right Now

Do you believe in God? Would you put your cryptocurrency holdings on it? Augur, an ethereum-based platform for betting on the outcome of real-world events, aims to be a repository of crowd-sourced knowledge for journalists, investors and policymakers, as well as an effective tool for hedging against adverse outcomes. But it’s also become one other thing: a hilarious place to troll. Forums for questioning a higher power are just one of many markets that currently exist on the decentralized prediction market, developed by the non-profit Forecast Foundation and funded with one of…

The Winklevoss Twins Take A Shot At Old People Who Don’t Get Bitcoin | CNBC

Tyler Winklevoss says the older generation of the financial community doesn’t understand the future of money. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC The Winklevoss…

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn: Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Ridiculous’ | CNBC

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says he doesn’t like bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, calling them “ridiculous.” » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Billionaire Investor Carl…

Van Eck Associates CEO JanVan Eck: Bitcoin Is A True Complement To Gold | CNBC

CNBC’s Bob Pisani speaks with Jan van Eck, Van Eck Associates CEO, about what he sees for the future for bitcoin ETFs and trading in the cryptocurrency. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News…

Cleaning Up the Crypto Markets: A Job for 2018

Scott Ryan is a credit analyst and avid follower of the cryptocurrency markets. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. First things first: I’m quite fond of the Wild West environment in which we currently operate – the excitement and uncertainty are unparalleled by a night at the casino, let alone the current debt and equity markets. And while the current environment is wrought with misinformation, pump-and-dump traders and scam coins, at the same time, it’s bursting at the seams with innovation, partnerships with blue-chip corporations and…

Jim Cramer: Bitcoin’s Surge Has ‘Very Little To Do With Investing’ | CNBC

The “Squawk on the Street” crew weighs in on bitcoin’s enormous surge as the digital currency tops $15,000. This is one of the least functional markets I’ve ever seen, says Cramer. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter:…

The Winklevoss Twins Just Became Bitcoin Billionaires | CNBC

There’s never been a problem with Bitcoin protocol or the blockchain itself all the issues that have been around companies, but look traditional at legacy finance system has had banks collapse throughout the years so that that’s just operator error or a come one company. But it doesn’t really reflect Bitcoin or the promises the technology The Winklevoss Twins Just Became Bitcoin Billionaires | CNBC source

Mobius on Emerging Markets, Commodities, Bitcoin

Dec.06 — Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses the rally in emerging markets, the risks he sees in the market, where he’s finding opportunity, China’s economy, the commodity rally, bitcoin and the biggest tech investment in 2018. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin from The Year Ahead Asia event in Jakarta. source