The latest Bitcoin news for the week of March 2-7.
The stock market crash this week that occurred five years ago this Sunday marks a solemn anniversary for U.S. stock markets.
Friday’s jobs report may be better than the last two – but it’s still far from good.
Do you remember that Fannie and Freddie had to be bailed out by the government – I mean taxpayers – so their total implosion wouldn’t trigger a global depression? The guy who engineered their bailout is worried.
despite the Russian-controlled natural gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea to northern Germany (Nord Stream) and across Belarus to Poland, most of the Russian natural gas coming to the continent still passes across Ukraine – about 80% in fact. And Europe is still reliant upon this energy flow despite attempts to diversify.
World markets heaved a sigh of relief today (Tuesday) as Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to soften his position on Ukraine, but don’t look to politics for an explanation.
Despite the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, there are now mitigating factors that will help to stabilize gas prices, even if the Ukraine gas pipeline is disrupted…
In addition to all of its other problems, Ukraine is also at the center of an increasingly messy energy situation.
…most of the Bitcoin community has moved on from Mt. Gox, but the severity of the collapse ensures it will never be forgotten.