from Gregory Mannarino:
by William Suberg, Coin Telegraph:
Venezuelans can only use the state-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro, to pay for passport fees starting next week, the country’s vice president Delcy Rodriguez said in a press conference Friday, Oct. 5.
Ahead of Petro’s official “launch” in November, Rodriguez confirmed that as of Monday, Oct. 8, fees for all passport applications will only be payable in Petro, and will cost an increased amount: 2 petros for a new passport and 1 petro for an extension.
by Doug Casey, International Man:
Almost ten years have passed since Satoshi Nakamoto unleashed his (or her… or their) revolutionary digital payment system onto the smoldering global financial landscape.
Nakamoto’s revolutionary system – and currency of the same name – rose from the ashes of that post-2008 crisis world as a direct challenge to a traditional banking system that had so abused the trust of the people.
by Marco Wutzer, Casey Research:
If you’ve been following along this week in the Dispatch, you know that blockchain technology is changing the world… and opening up a massive money-making opportunity.
Today, we turn to cryptocurrency guru and Disruptive Profits editor Marco Wutzer once again for more on this revolution. Below, he shares specific reasons why this trend will only accelerate—and explains how you can start taking advantage today.
By Marco Wutzer, editor, Disruptive Profits
The year was 1763.
by Dimitri Speck, Acting Man:
Looking for Opportunities
The last time we discussed Bitcoin was in May 2017 when we pointed out that Bitcoin too suffers from seasonal weakness in the summer. We have shown that a seasonal pattern in Bitcoin can be easily identified. More than a year has passed since then and readers may wonder why we have not addressed the topic again. There is a simple reason for this: the lack of extensive historical data for cryptocurrencies in combination with their extreme volatility.