Author: Michael Grub

Russia Banned from Participating in International Sporting Events for Four Years

For the past few weeks, there have been many controversies about the latest Russian ban to participate in major international sports events.  Russia was banned for four years after its athletes were found to have used banned drugs.  This means that Russia will not be allowed to participate in the 2020 summer Olympics in Japan, and the 2022 Football World Cup, which will be held in Qatar. The Russian state-owned …
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The Future of Insurance in 2020

Surely, the insurance industry is one of the biggest out there. The revenue made by this industry has already reached over 5 trillion US dollars and it’s still on an upward trend. 2020 is already here and many already have their predictions when it comes to how the industry will do this year and even the next few years. The main concern that insurance and insurers have is mainly change. …
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The ICO and IEO Are Dead. What’s Next for Crypto Fundraising?

So long ICO and your short-lived successor the IEO. It was nice knowing you. We’ll remember the good projects you spawned, but mostly we’ll recall the financial mismanagement, misaligned incentives, regulatory side-stepping, and token-holder acrimony. Regardless of whether you view the ICO era as a net good or bad for the crypto industry, it’s an era that’s now winding down. A trickle of initial exchange offerings will continue into this …
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HODL Bitcoin or Trade Bitcoin – Crypto Adoptees Reveal Preferences

HODLING. When investors purchase cryptocurrency with the intent of deriving long-term price appreciation, the objective is to incrementally increase BTC holdings over time. The thinking behind this methodology is rooted in the demand/supply function. The supply of Bitcoin is limited to 21 million BTC, and there are currently 18,163,812 Bitcoins in circulation, with 86.49% of Bitcoins already issued.  By deduction, steady demand will invariably lead to higher prices when supply …
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