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Fri, Apr 20th, 2018
A week in tweets: Buterin claims his second "fraud" victim

Paternal instincts kicked in for Ethereum's creator Vitalik Beuterin at the start of the week when he heard the news that new age guru Deepak Chopra had been invited as a guest speaker to the Ethereal...

“Big Bitcoin Heist” Fugitive Flees Iceland, Pens Letter Saying He Wants to Go Home

The man who escaped custody in Iceland and got on a passenger plane that was carrying the country’s prime minister says he ‘will be back soon.’ Sindri Thor Stefansson was being detained for his suspected...

Should we think of Bitcoin as a store of energy?

According to the prominent Czech-Canadian energy scientist Vaclav Smil as a species we have gone through three ‘energy revolutions’: the first was the discovery of thermal or fire by harnessing the...

Inflation at 8900% Turns Venezuelans to Bitcoin In Record Volumes

Venezuela, the most hardline socialist country in the American continent, is in a steep crisis in recent years ever since oil prices fell below the $100 area in 2014 down to a third of the price in early...

Argus Worldwide Corp. extends its commitment to Cryptocurrency

CHEYENNE , Wyo., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Argus Worldwide Corp. ( www.argusworldwide.com ) reports that the Company will significantly expand its activities...

ARGW : 3.6800 (+3.66%)
Vitalik Buterin has no Multi-Year Plan for Ethereum and That’s OK

In the world of cryptocurrency, having a long-term vision is of the utmost importance. Where Vitalik Buterin is concerned, that vision is not necessarily present. In a recent interview, it became clear...

Major VC Firm Asked SEC to Not Categorize Cryptocurrency as Security

The self-branded “Venture Capital Working Group” has approached the SEC to propose regulatory “Safe Harbors” for some tokens and cryptocurrency. Crypto Advocates Bring Proposal to SEC A group...

Ethereum Price Technical Analysis – ETH/USD Breaks Key Resistance

Key Highlights ETH price surged higher and broke a major resistance at $535-540 against the US Dollar. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support at $560 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data...

Asian Cryptocurrency Trading Roundup: Top Altcoin is Ripple

FOMO Moments Crypto markets are performing well once again and have broken through the previous high from the last rally indicating a return to bullish sentiment. Total market cap has exceeded the $350...

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Surging Higher

Key Points Bitcoin cash price soared higher and broke the $960 resistance level against the US Dollar. There is a new connecting bullish trend line forming with support at $960 on the hourly chart of the...

IMF chief Lagarde calls for “even-handed approach” to crypto assets

Cryptocurrency regulations have been a hot topic in recent months. Lawmakers’ opinions have ranged from banning crypto assets altogether — claiming they pose a risk to the global financial system —...

Morgan Stanley: Bitcoin Miners Will Only Profit When Price is Above $8,600

The key price point for Bitcoin mining profitability is $8,600, according to Morgan Stanley Equity Analyst Charlie Chan and his team. As per their simulation, if the coin can’t recover $8,600 soon,...

NEO, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Technical Analysis April 20, 2018

We need to see some fundamentals to jolt altcoin price action today. Should there be further gains say in Bitcoin and EOS, they are lagging behind, prices could explode. As statistics shows, Stellar Lumens...

Survey: 60% of Britons Not in Favour of a Bank of England-Backed Cryptocurrency

A new survey has found that a majority of Britons would not support a cryptocurrency that was backed by the Bank of England (BoE). Britons Think Bitcoin Will Decrease or Collapse in Six Months The survey,...

Disgraced CEO of Mt. Gox Appointed CTO at London Trust Media

Mark Karpelès, former CEO of hacked bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was held in jail for nearly a year in Japan as he faces a criminal trial for charges of embezzlement, data manipulation, and breach of trust....

GIFcoin Successfully Concludes Stage 3 of Token Pre-sale, Heads for the Moon

Have you heard of GIFcoin? If not, it is high time you did before the “most transparent ICO of 2018” comes to an end. Under severe conditions of a bearish crypto market, the crowdsale of GIFcoin —...

$19 Billion Square’s Market Cap Surges 15% Due to its Bitcoin Venture

Companies venturing into Bitcoin trading are taking a big risk. This largely unregulated market remains subject to a lot of volatility. For Square, their decision to offer Bitcoin trading has paid off...

Rare Buy Sign For Bitcoin Has Emerged: Hedge Fund Manager

Determining the future direction of Bitcoin price is always a gamble. Technical analysis can help people gauge what the market is trying to achieve. According to Dan Morehead of Pantera Capital, this is...

Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – ETC/USD Targets $20

Key Highlights Ethereum classic price is surging higher and is currently placed nicely above $17.00 against the US dollar. There was a break above a major connecting resistance trend line at $17.40 on...

Bitcoin and Crypto are Solutions to the $164 Trillion Global Debt

The International Monetary Fund has reported that the global debt has hit $164 trillion marking a trend that could lead to a catastrophic recession if countries fail to pay off debts due to strict financing...

Barchart Morning Call

Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 +0.06%) this morning are up +0.13% on optimism S&P 500 Q1 corporate earnings will continue to surprise to the upside.  General Electric is up 3% in pre-market trading after it reported Q... Read More

Chart of the Day

Zendesk Inc (ZEN)

The Chart of the Day belongs to Zendesk (ZEN).  I found the software development stock by using Barchart to sort today's Top Stocks to Own list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then I used to Flipchart fea...
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are currently 3 to 4 cents in the red on Friday. Export commitments are now just a fraction behind the same time last year, and are 87% of the USDA full year export projection. The typical pace would show 85% of the export commitments re...
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Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

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