Browsing the "Gold" Tag

Cryptos ‘Not a Substitute’ for the Precious Metal, Says World Gold Council

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrencies can't match gold on stability and volume, and are not a direct competitor, says the World Gold Council.

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Gold Price May Offer Clues About Next Big Bitcoin Move

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin traders could get cues from an apparent negative correlation that has developed between bitcoin and gold prices.

Swiss Crypto Startup Eidoo Announces Token Tied to the Price of Gold

| Brady Dale

Eidoo, the multicurrency crypto wallet and decentralized exchange, has announced a new token that's redeemable for actual gold.

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Tradewind Launches Blockchain Platform for Gold Trading

| Nikhilesh De

Precious metals trading startup Tradewind announced its first blockchain project, a system meant to help trade gold, on Monday.

Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Will Be the ‘One Online Equivalent to Gold’

| Annaliese Milano

The co-founder of PayPal says there will be only one online equivalent to gold, and bitcoin, as the 'biggest' cryptocurrency, will triumph.

What’s Wrong With John Oliver’s Bitcoin-Beanie Baby Comparison

| Leigh Cuen

Comedian John Oliver rightly warned his audience about the risks of cryptocurrency, but his comparisons to Beanie Babies and gambling missed the mark.

Austria Planning New Regulations for Cryptocurrency, ICOs

| Annaliese Milano

Austria is drawing up cryptocurrency regulations, using as a model existing rules for the trading of gold and derivatives.

Bitcoin Isn’t Sapping Demand for Gold, Says Goldman Sachs Exec

| Sujha Sundararajan

A Goldman Sachs executive has said there is "no evidence" that bitcoin's price gains have reduced demand for gold.

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Major Gold Dealer APMEX Begins Accepting Bitcoin

| Stan Higgins

One of the largest online gold dealers has announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin.

Britain’s Royal Mint Reveals Details on ‘Live’ Blockchain for Tracking Gold

| Michael del Castillo

At the London Blockchain Summit this week, the U.K.'s Royal Mint revealed details of its gold tracking blockchain, RMG, and hinted at plans to come.