Bitcoin Is Plagued by an Insidious Flaw

By CCN: Bitcoin has a crippling governance problem, but it’s not what you think it is. Technical solutions deftly manage consensus on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency network. But how will we deal with wealth inequality – and the power imbalance that inevitably accompanies it? To put it bluntly: Wealth inequality will not magically disappear […]

A Stock Market Crash is Inevitable

By CCN: The US stock market teeters at its third-most expensive valuation in history, just a hair shy of ballooning past Black Tuesday and the 1929 stock market. That’s based on the Shiller P/E ratio, which is derived from average inflation-adjusted earnings from the previous ten years. The stock market is approaching historically-expensive territory. | Source: […]

Avoid These 3 High-Risk Cannabis Stocks Like the Plague

By CCN: Cannabis stocks are all the rage following last year’s explosion in the sector. With legalization gaining steam in both the U.S. and Canada, investors are piling into these companies as if they are going to be the next great money-making scheme. The problem is most of these stocks aren’t worth real green. They are […]

Bernie Sanders Bashes McDonald’s But His Wage Fight Has a Dirty Secret

By CCN: Socialist Grumpy Cat Bernie Sanders continued his foolish economic crusade for a $15 minimum wage, ginning up support at a series of Thursday rallies. Sanders turned his troll-eyes on McDonald’s this time, after previously haranguing Delta Air Lines, Disney, Amazon, General Motors, Wabtec, and Nissan about the minimum wage. Delta wasn’t going to […]

Zuckbucks or Bust: How SEC Rulemaking Hurts Startup Cryptos and Favors Big Tech

SEC guidance has created a more attractive environment for regulated tech firms like Facebook to offer proprietary cryptoassets integrated into their existing products that can be legally traded on existing crypto-exchanges as non-securities. Meanwhile, the SEC has targeted startup cryptos for increased scrutiny. Also Read: SEC Commissioner Says Time Is Right for Bitcoin ETFs — […]

Bernie Sanders Slams Delta Air Lines on Pay, Company’s CEO Claps Back

By CCN: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the poster child for the “Get Off My Lawn” cranky old man. He’s also a self-proclaimed Democratic socialist as well as a hypocrite and has no problem spreading lies to push his own agenda. Case in point: Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and eight other commie Senators sent […]

Ice-T Trashes Amazon After Delivery Almost Ends in Tragic Shooting

By CCN: Musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, and author Ice-T fired off a savage tweet at Amazon, not-so-kindly suggesting that Amazon delivery people should wear garments clearly identifying themselves as such. The company’s abject failure to require this basic worker protection almost caused him to tragically shoot one delivery driver in self-defense. Message To […]

Jussie Smollett Haunted by Scandal as Ex-Judge Targets Empire Star

By CCN: Oh, Jussie Smollett. Once again you are back in the headlines. If it’s fame you wanted, you certainly got it, but it’s probably not the fame you were dreaming about when you risked your career to perpetuate what appears to be a hate crime hoax. A former judge is now filing a motion […]

Jeff Daniels Skips Dumb, Heads Straight to Dumber in Anti-Trump Rant

By CCN: Just when you think Hollywood folks will come to terms with the fact they aren’t exactly beacons of intelligence, another has-been jumps up and takes the baton. The latest runner is actor Jeff Daniels, whose unhinged rant about President Trump saw him skip Dumb and head straight to Dumber. In a spiel that […]

Nabbed! SEC Reels in $30 Million Alleged Diamond-Backed Crypto Scam

By CCN: The U.S. SEC has secured a court order to stop an alleged diamond-backed Ponzi scheme estimated to be worth around $30 million. The securities regulator outlined how more than 300 investors were fleeced into handing over funds to Florida-based Argyle Coin LLC. SEC obtains emergency order halting alleged diamond-related ICO scheme targeting hundreds […]