Island Of Innovation & Plays Of Safety

Echoing the words of his European counterparts, Chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Christopher Giancarlo (AKA Crypto-Dad), has stated that…

However, these statements aren’t even half as bullish as a recent speech delivered at the United Nations by the Prime Minister of Malta, and I quote…

“Can we solve stalemate diplomatic negotiations by applying algorithms that can avoid war? Can we disarm terrorists using the latest technologies? Is it possible to know immediately which remote parts of our planet need international humanitarian assistance? Could we create new organs for people so no one dies on a donor list? Can we live the day when humanity can be told that there is a cure to all cancers? Only time will tell, but it is the accessibility to advance technology that will lead to solutions.”

The small Mediterranean island has now officially positioned itself on the world stage as the “Blockchain Island.”

Today’s Highlights

  • New NAFTA & Italian Crisis
  • More or Less Brexit
  • Risk Off Sentiment
  • Traditional Markets

    North American markets rejoiced yesterday on the news that…

    Markets rallied through the morning, with the NSDQ100 reaching a new all-time high. However, there was a notable turnaround after lunch that saw a lot of the gains disappearing.

    Asian stocks were not as happy about the above headline as there is now more pressure on China and Japan to put together their own deals with Donald Trump.

    European markets, on the other hand, are almost entirely focused on Italy at the moment. The budget plan that is due for submission by October 15th is a hot issue at the moment and is reportedly going to be about three times the size that was initially considered. Now that this has been playing out over the last few days and the Italian Parliament has the world’s attention…

    Speaking of leaving the Eurozone, this strategy doesn’t seem to be going too smoothly for the UK at the moment. With just five and a half months of negotiations remaining, the Conservative party still can’t seem to decide what Brexit should look like. The stakes couldn’t be higher with this headline illustrating just how messed up things can get…

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    Author: Travis Esquivel

    Travis Esquivel is an engineer, passionate soccer player and full-time dad. He enjoys writing about innovation and technology from time to time.

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